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LBT cancels more shows

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 – Little Big Town announced it was canceling three weeks of shows in August due to LBT member Jimi Westbrook being put on vocal rest.

The quartet previously had postponed shows in July due to Westbrook having polyps on his vocal cord.

"It is with deep regret that we must cancel an additional three weeks of shows in August due to doctors orders for Jimi to rest and recuperate his voice," the band said on its web site. "We want to come back on the road to you guys at 110% and this additional time will make sure that happens! Thanks again for all of your support during this time, and for your love, patience, and excitement for us to come back! We can't wait to see all of you."

The band's next schedule date is Aug. 22 in Avondale, Canada with David Nail and Lynyrd Skynyrd.

After losing his voice after shows, Westbrook eventually had surgery in late June.

LBT has been riding high on the charts as "Girl Crush" held the top spot for 11 straight weeks on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart.


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