Phish Fans were stunned when the legendary jam band had to cancel scheduled New Year’s Eve performances at New York’s Madison Square Garden due to the Omicron variant of the fast-spreading COVID-19 pandemic. fast. The four-night series of shows originally scheduled for December 29 to January 1 has been pushed to April 20, 21, 22, and 23, 2022.
“Phish Radio & @SiriusXM Currently Dinner And A Movie: Live from the Ninth Cube! Phish will perform the full three sets this New Year’s Eve, LIVE from Ninth Cube,” the band wrote in an Instagram message announcing their rebuilding plans for Friday night (December 31). “The show will be performed without an audience and will be streamed for free on Phish’s Youtube Channel and LivePhish.com, with a simulation on Phish Radio on SiriusXM. Phish will appear shortly at 8:30 p.m. ET on December 31.”
The latest performance in the band Dinner and moviesThe series, where team members choose recipes to go with the music, with the NYE edition features singer/guitarist Trey Anastasio lemonade recipe, whole roasted chicken with lemon, noodles vegetarian lemon tubes and lemon bars for dessert; since the beginning of the pandemic, Dinner and movies series distributed nearly $900,000 to the band WaterWheel Foundation for nonprofits around the country.
“Our friends at @SiriusXM they have generously underwritten the production costs to make this webcast free and we hope we once again come together as a community to support those in need,” they added. . “We’ll also have three limited edition posters from the original Garden on sale starting this Thursday through Phish Dry Goods, along with some additional event merchandise. Proceeds from the sale of these posters will be donated to the WaterWheel Foundation. Immediately after the show at NYE, the show will be available on the SiriusXM app.
The MSG gigs will be Phish’s first gig at the venue since they ran NYE before the 2019 pandemic. Phish said in a statement. “While Phish has shown shows this year as the pandemic continues, the rapid transmission of this variant is unprecedented. We also note that a large number of people travel for these performances and then return to their communities, and we want to avoid faster transmission of the virus. Finally, even with the strictest Covid tour protocols, extending the four-night indoor run (plus prep and travel days) for critical and staff members significantly increases including the possibility of having to close the shows once they have started.”
Tickets for the original shows will be awarded on new spring dates, with refunds available for those unable to attend the April gig. Phish is also selling limited edition posters from the run Their MSG 1994-95 begins Thursday (December 30), with proceeds going to the WaterWheel Foundation.
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https://www.billboard.com/music/rock/phish-new-years-eve-show-dinner-and-a-movie-livestream-1235014404/ Phish Announces New Year’s Eve MSG Livestream Show – Billboard