Singer Natalie Merchant’s concert at the State Theatre in Portland, scheduled for Friday, has been postponed because of illness.

A news release sent out by Merchant’s publicists Wednesday said that an illness has forced the singer to postpone the remainder of her July tour dates.

Ticket holders can get information about re-scheduled concert dates at www.nataliemerchant.com.

People who bought tickets for the show at the State Theatre can look for info at www.statetheatreportland.com