The British veteran singer has been booked to perform nine concerts throughout March and April 2022.
However, due to “the continued increase in COVID in Australia and the resetting of entertainment venue capacity limits in several states,” Stewart’s tour was “unfortunately, cancelled”, one The announcement is given by Living country, is producing trip.
Stewart was scheduled to play a mix of arenas and outdoor wineries, for Roundhouse Entertainment’s A Day on the Green series.
“My dear friends, once again I feel we have all been deceived by this monstrous disease, so I deeply regret when I announce my performances for 2022 have had to be cancelled,” Stewart said in the statement.
“My thoughts are with all of your family at this difficult time as we come out of a happy and hopefully safe holiday season and I look forward to being back in Australia as soon as the health situation clears up. permission.”
Australia, like other countries, is in the sights of Hurricane Omicron. Despite the high level of vaccination here, many locals cannot do rapid antigen testing and COVID-19 cases flying up.
The state of New South Wales has activated a controversial “no singing, no dancing” policy at entertainment venues, while Victoria this week announced a temporary ban on indoor dance floors, along with strict social measures.
And on Thursday, the state of Queensland announced the largest number of COVID deaths recorded in a single day, with six. Omicron is now believed to be the dominant variant in these parts.
Stewart promises he’ll go a long way when the health crisis subsides. “I was completely let down and when I finally got there, we were going to have the party to end all the partying,” he said. “Guaranteed.”
https://www.billboard.com/music/concerts/rod-stewart-tour-australia-canceled-covid-19-1235018519/ Rod Stewart’s Australia Tour Canceled Due to COVID-19 Surge – Billboard