Leicester rockers Kasabian were due to play Live at the Marquee, Cork, on June 21st. For unspecified reasons this gig has now been cancelled. However, the band are still planning to support Oasis when they play Slane Castle the day before, June 20th.

Meanwhile, guitar legend Ry Cooder has cancelled his Olympia show on June 10th. Again no reason was given for the cancellation, but by all accounts he will still play June 11th and 12th with Nick Lowe, Flaco Jiminez and his drummer son Joachim Cooder.

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