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Jeff Lynne has cancelled tonight's ELO gig in Dublin on doctor's advice

The show has been postponed until tomorrow week.

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TONIGHT’S SCHEDULED DUBLIN gig by ELO has been cancelled, promoters MCD have confirmed.

The group’s singer Jeff Lynne will be unable to perform following medical advice, a statement said.

“We are very sorry to announce that following doctor’s advice, Jeff Lynne has had to postpone his performance at 3Arena, Dublin this evening,” it read.

“Jeff would like to take this opportunity to sincerely apologise to all his fans for any inconvenience and disappointment caused.

“The performance has been re-scheduled and will now take place at 3Arena, Dublin on Saturday 7th May 2016

“Tickets will remain valid for the re-scheduled performance. Any customers not able to attend the new date should contact their point of purchase for refunds

“Should you need any further assistance, please contact your ticket seller directly.”

The Electric Light Orchestra was founded in the early-70s and went on to have hits throughout the decade with songs like Mr Blue Sky, Telephone Line and Livin’ Thing.

Lynne later joined supergroup the Traveling Wilburys alongside – amongst others – George Harrison and Bob Dylan.

The latest incarnation of his classic group has been billed as ‘Jeff Lynne’s ELO’ in recent years.

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