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White Stripes Cancel Fall Tour, Citing Meg White's "Acute Anxiety"

September 12, 2007 10:33 AM ET

Meg White's "acute anxiety" has lead to the cancellation of the White Stripes' entire fall U.S. tour, according to a statement from the band. "The White Stripes announced today that they are canceling their forthcoming tour due to health issues," said the duo. "Meg White is suffering from acute anxiety and is unable to travel at this time." Yesterday the White Stripes pulled out of their scheduled appearance at this weekend's Austin City Limits festival for "medical reasons." The new statement also included an apology to the band's fans: "We hate to let people down and are very sorry." Keep reading for a full list of affected dates:

Canceled White Stripes tour dates:
September 13: Albuquerque, NM (Kiva Auditorium)
September 15: Austin, TX (Austin City Limits festival)
September 16: Austin, TX (Stubb's BBQ)
September 18: Chula Vista, CA (Coors Amphitheatre)
September 19: Inglewood, CA (The Forum)
September 21: Berkeley, CA (Greek Theatre)
September 24: Anchorage, AK (William A. Egan Civic Center)
September 26: Seattle, WA (Paramount Ballroom)
September 27: Seattle, WA (Paramount Ballroom)
September 28: Boise, ID (Idaho Center Theatre)
September 29: Salt Lake City, UT (E Center)
September 30: Jackson Hole, WY (Snow King Center)
October 2: Rapid City, SD (Rushmore Plaza)
October 3: Fargo, ND (Civic Auditorium)
October 4: Lincoln, NE (Pershing Auditorium)
October 6: Chicago, IL (Aragon Ballroom)
October 7: Chicago, IL (Aragon Ballroom)
October 10: Honolulu, HI (Blaisdell Center)

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