They'll get things going on April 20th in Amsterdam, The Netherlands before heading to the U.K. and Ireland. The final date on the books so far is May 4th in Dublin.
Emily Robison Strayer of the band will play a flood relief benefit at Sweetwater in Austin, Texas on Saturday. Proceeds go to relief efforts in Wemberley, Texas, which was devastated by recent storms.
The group posted a statement on their website that says: "Doctors have ordered him to rest his voice and completely recuperate before we continue touring... It breaks our hearts to let you guys down, but Jimi’s health is the most important thing and he is expected to make a full recovery with rest and treatment. We will keep everyone updated on Jimi’s progress. Thanks for your understanding and support."
No word yet on whether the shows will be rescheduled.
After declaring her cancer-free after last year's bout with an aggressive form of cervical cancer, doctors found that the tumor has returned. Joey had not been feeling well over the last few months.
She's got six weeks of chemotherapy and radiation ahead of her. Her husband Rory writes in his blog, "God has a plan, and His plan is our plan. Each day that we’re given is a beautiful gift from Him to us. And while we will pray each day for a miracle, we’re gonna live each day as if it’s a miracle. And it is."