His stance came after British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced that people will need to have proof of vaccinations to go to concert venues and nightclubs starting from September.
“Following the Prime Minister’s announcement on Monday, 19 July 2021, I feel honored to make my own announcement: I would like to say that I will not perform on any stage with an audience. discriminated against,” Clapton said in a statement through film producer Robin Monotti Graziadei, an outspoken critic of vaccines.
“Unless there is a rule for everyone in attendance, I reserve the right to cancel the show.”
Clapton recently collaborated with Van Morrison for the song “Stand and Deliver”, against the COVID lockdown.
He also shared his experience with the AstraZeneca vaccine in May. The musician said he had received a backlash and he questioned if he could play the guitar.
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