The Zac Brown band allegedly paused their trip after it was revealed that the lead singer has contracted Covid-19.
Brown stated on Instagram, “Despite taking precautions, I’ve tested positive for COVID-19. I am deeply disappointed this has happened as touring is our life and performing live for our fans is the best part of our job,”
According to the band’s statement, the shows that they canceled include the one that was scheduled for “Sept. 30th, Clarkston, Michigan, Oct. 1 in Burgettstown, Pennsylvania, Oct 2 in Syracuse, New. York; and Oct. 3 in Saratoga Springs, New York”. They also added that the attendees could get a full refund on their tickets.
They assured their fans that the band would resume their concerts “as soon as I have finished the CDC-mandated quarantine and it is safe for our band members and crew to do so.”
Americans got to enjoy a brief period of fun events before the Covid cases spiked, and then things started to slip back to how they were when the pandemic began.
In response to the sudden surge in Covid cases, AEG and Live Nation mandated the vaccination requirement for their concert attendees beginning from Oct.
Amid the delta variant, when everything is being rescheduled, some movies release dates have also started to reshuffle.
As the government prohibits the outdoor event, here’s a list of concerts and movies canceled this year.
Oswalt announced on Sept 8 on Instagram that they are canceling the upcoming shows in Salt Lake City and Florida as the venues rejected his Covid safety requests.
“I did EVERYTHING I could to prevent” the cancellation of four Florida shows in December and one Utah” – said, Oswalt
- Joan Jett and the Blackhearts:
Due to the recent increase in the covid cases, the band publicly stated that they will not be taking any show post-Sept 28.
The statement includes, “While we are fully vaccinated, we are still being extremely cautious to protect our fans, our crew, and everyone else that work so hard to put on our shows,”
The Doobie Brothers:
The band canceled 4 of their stops which were on their 50th-anniversary tour, saying, “a member of the touring personnel has tested positive with COVID-19 despite health and safety precautions in place,”
“Out of an abundance of caution, The Doobie Brothers will postpone their four upcoming shows. The band’s shows in Clarkston, MI, Burgettstown, PA, Toledo, OH and Cincinnati, OH will be rescheduled, and new dates will be announced shortly.” – the band announced on their Instagram on Sept 1