The Foo Fighters’ followers may have stay a bit extra affected person in occasions like these.
Dave Grohl’s rock band introduced Thursday that it’s been compelled to postpone its July 17 live performance, which was set to be the official reopening of the long-lasting Los Angeles venue The Discussion board.
“Regardless of having made each effort to observe CDC COVID protocols and native legal guidelines, there was a confirmed COVID-19 case within the Foo Fighters Group,” the band said in a statement.
It was not revealed who contracted the virus, however they added that the postponement was made “out of an abundance of warning and concern for the protection of the band, crew and most of all of the followers.”
In addition they reassured their Foo flock that “the brand new date shall be introduced shortly [and] tickets for the July seventeenth date shall be honored for the brand new date.”
The announcement of the constructive coronavirus prognosis follows the unlucky information that COVID-19 cases are surging in virtually each US state.
Particularly, in California, research have said that the “‘Epsilon’ strain of COVID-19 could possibly evade vaccines.” With the rising variety of circumstances, Los Angeles well being officers have really helpful residents wear masks indoors, no matter vaccination standing.
Previous to the latest nationwide spike in circumstances, the Foo Fighters performed in June at the legendary Madison Square Garden in New York.
The efficiency was a post-lockdown first for the band and the venue: MSG hosted its first efficiency at 100% capability, no masks, and no social distancing after 15 months of COVID-19 precautions. Main as much as their New York efficiency, the Foo Fighters were actively fighting off anti-vaccine protesters earlier than their MSG present.
With the efforts to stay secure for opening evening, the band and its followers couldn’t assist however have a good time. Even well-known Foo Fighter followers couldn’t include their pleasure, as Dave Chapelle made a surprise appearance at MSG. The Emmy-nominated standup comedian and the band collaborated with their joint rendition of Radiohead’s “Creep.”
It stays to be seen if the rescheduled Los Angeles present may have some shock visitors, too.