Elton John has postponed two planned Seattle concerts with Billy Joel on the advice of his doctor, Live Nation announced today. The pop singer is suffering from "a serious case of E. coli bacterial infection and influenza," according to a written statement released by the concert promoter today.

Live Nation and KeyArena are asking ticketholders to keep their tickets until more information is available. The concerts, originally scheduled for Nov. 4 and 7, may be rescheduled. Well, I am going to be in China anyway.