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.

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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