Jason Isbell, Stevie Nicks Cancel Shows Over Covid Concerns

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U.S.|Jason Isbell and Stevie Nicks person canceled shows implicit Covid concerns.


The euphony  festival Lollapalooza went up  successful  Chicago earlier this period  contempt  concerns of rising coronavirus cases, but different   concerts are opting to cancel upcoming shows.
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Azi Paybarah

  • Aug. 10, 2021, 10:26 p.m. ET

The caller emergence successful coronavirus cases, fueled by the highly contagious Delta variant, has led to the cancellation of respective upcoming philharmonic performances.

The radical Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit’s amusement scheduled for Wednesday successful Houston has been canceled, according to a statement connected Tuesday from Mr. Isbell’s music label, Southeastern Records. The venue, Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion, “was not consenting to comply with the band’s updated Health and Safety standards,” it read. Tickets purchased online volition beryllium refunded, according to the statement.

Also connected Tuesday the vocalist Stevie Nicks said that though she is vaccinated, she is canceling the shows she was scheduled to execute this year, due to the fact that of the rising fig of cases. “I privation everyone to beryllium harmless and steadfast and the rising Covid cases should beryllium of interest to each of us,” Ms. Nicks, 73, said successful a statement. “While I’m vaccinated, astatine my age, I americium inactive being highly cautious and for that crushed person decided to skip the 5 performances I had planned for 2021.”

Over the weekend, the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival announced it was canceling this year’s event, citing the emergence successful cases.

In June, Bruce Springsteen became the archetypal idiosyncratic to execute connected Broadway aft immoderate theaters successful New York City reopened aft temporarily closing 16 months earlier, owed to the pandemic. Before his archetypal performance, Mr. Springsteen told summons holders that they would lone beryllium admitted if they showed impervious of vaccination.

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