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Sugarland cancels three shows due to Nettles' tonsilitis

Monday, July 2, 2007 – Sugarland lead Jennifer Nettles suffered "a severe case of tonsillitis," causing three shows to be cancelled, according to the band's publicist.

Nettles was under doctor's orders to rest her voice. Sugarland apparently did not play as scheduled Saturday in Denver either as part of Kenny Chesney's summer tour.

The tour dates are:
July 2 - Mountain View, Cal., Shoreline Amphitheater
July 3- Sacramento, Cal., Sleep Train Amphitheater
July 4 - Troutdale, Ore,. - McMenamins Edgefield

It has not yet been determined whether those stops will be rescheduled but will be announced at a later date.

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