The Foo Fighters’ followers should stay a little bit extra affected person in occasions like these.
Dave Grohl’s rock band introduced Thursday that it’s been pressured 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 comply with CDC COVID protocols and native legal guidelines, there was a confirmed COVID-19 case within the Foo Fighters Group,” the band stated in a press release.
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 will likely be introduced shortly [and] tickets for the July seventeenth date will likely be honored for the brand new date.”
The announcement of the optimistic coronavirus prognosis follows the unlucky information that COVID-19 instances are surging in virtually each US state.
Particularly, in California, research have acknowledged that the “‘Epsilon’ pressure of COVID-19 might presumably evade vaccines.” With the rising variety of instances, Los Angeles well being officers have beneficial residents put on masks indoors, no matter vaccination standing.
Previous to the latest nationwide spike in instances, the Foo Fighters carried out in June on the legendary Madison Sq. Backyard in New York.
The efficiency was a post-lockdown first for the band and the venue: MSG hosted its first efficiency at 100% capability, with no obligatory masks and no social distancing after 15 months of COVID-19 precautions. Main as much as their New York efficiency, the Foo Fighters had been actively combating off anti-vaccine protesters earlier than their MSG present.
With the efforts to stay protected for opening night time, the band and its followers couldn’t assist however rejoice. Even well-known Foo Fighter followers couldn’t comprise their pleasure, as Dave Chappelle made a shock look at MSG. The Emmy-nominated stand-up comedian and the band collaborated with their joint rendition of Radiohead’s “Creep.”
It stays to be seen if the rescheduled Los Angeles present can have some shock friends, too.