McCartney reschedules more tour dates, Chicago still July 9

NEW YORK -- Former Beatle Paul McCartney, following his doctors' orders as he recovers from a viral illness after falling ill in Japan last month, has rescheduled some U.S. dates on his world tour.

"I'm sorry but it's going to be a few more weeks before we get rocking in America again. I'm feeling great but taking my docs' advice to take it easy for a few more days," McCartney said in a statement released on Monday.

He is expected to make a complete recovery.

The 71-year-old Grammy-winning musician canceled his sold-out "Out There" tour dates inJapan and a concert in South Korea after being hospitalized for the illness.

The tour will resume in Albany, N.Y., on July 5. Concerts are scheduled from June 14-26 inLubbockTexasDallas; New Orleans; Atlanta; Jacksonville, FloridaNashvilleTennessee; and Louisville, Kentucky, have been rescheduled in October. He remains scheduled to play the United Center in Chicago on July 9.

All tickets for the original shows will be honored for the new dates, according to the statement.



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