Only one month after asserting its 2021 lineup, Dierks Bentley’s Seven Peaks Pageant has been canceled. Returning for its third yr after a 2020 hiatus, the nation star’s occasion was initially set for September third to fifth in Buena Vista, Colorado.
“Seven Peaks Music Pageant is being cancelled for 2021 as a consequence of present capability restrictions in place by native well being officers,” the competition tweeted on Friday. “We’re already planning for 2022, and a brand new location shall be introduced within the coming months.” Passes bought for this yr’s occasion shall be refunded inside 30 days.
“We tried the whole lot to make it occur, however Chaffee County has determined towards lifting capability restrictions,” Bentley tweeted from his personal account on Friday.
— Dierks Bentley (@DierksBentley) July 9, 2021
Chaffee County has set native tips for distancing and masking practices through the Covid period, and outside occasions are nonetheless capped at 5,000. Denver tv reporter Marshall Zelinger notes that Seven Peaks organizers truly offered greater than 6,000 tickets prior to acquiring the competition’s allow from the county.
Seven Peaks is NOT coming to Buena Vista. Chaffee County has a 5,000 outside occasion capability restrict by way of Aug. 31. This video is from June 23, when Reside Nation revealed 6,000 tickets had already been offered for an occasion that didn’t but have a allow to be held. It is should see! https://t.co/eD3hiDBjYp pic.twitter.com/HmvrptRDfg
— Marshall Zelinger (@Marshall9News) July 9, 2021
Along with Bentley, performers at this yr’s Seven Peaks had been to incorporate Keith City, Outdated Crow Medication Present, and Kip Moore.
Whereas Chaffee County has thorough assets on how and the place to get Covid-19 vaccines together with knowledge supporting their efficacy on their web site, a few of Colorado’s elected Republican officers are working additional time to convince people not to get them. Rep. Lauren Boebert, whose district doesn’t embody Buena Vista, tweeted this week about President Biden sending “Needle Nazis” to her turf. Greater than 600,000 People have died from Covid-19.
Colorado is one in all a rising variety of states turning into a hotspot for the extra transmissible delta variant. Over June twenty fourth by way of twenty sixth, the town of Grand Junction, Colorado, hosted 1000’s of nation music followers on the Nation Jam competition, which, based on a report by NPR, was in peril of being canceled by native well being officers.