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Brooks and Dunn Cancel Another Gig, Replaced by Keith Urban

June 30, 2010 (3:23 am) GMT
The vacant slot left by Brooks and Dunn due to Ronnie Dunn's sore throat at Countryfest in Manitoba, Canada on Friday, July 2 will be filled by Keith Urban.

has stepped in to replace at an upcoming Canadian country music festival after the duo scrapped a string of shows due to illness. The veteran country stars canceled their performance at the star-studded Nashville Rising charity gig in Tennessee last week, as well as two more shows in Virginia, after came down with a sore throat.

It was hoped he would have recovered in time to perform at Countryfest in Manitoba, Canada on Friday, July 2 but the musicians have axed their slot after doctors advised Dunn to rest his voice, according to CMT.com.

Urban has replaced them in the line-up, which also includes , and over the four-day festival. The event kicks off on Thursday, July 1.

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