While some bands canceled or postponed their concert tours and meet up fans, rock band Motley Crue is determined to do their summer tour amid the coronavirus pandemic.
The band's drummer Tommy Lee said on Billboard that the tour will still push through. The group will perform The Stadium Tour concert, which will also feature other artists like Def Leppard, Poison, and Joan Jett and The Blackhearts. The show is scheduled in July; venues include State Farm Stadium, Citizens Bank Park, Citi Field, and Fenway Park, according to Ticket news.
About Motley Crue
Motley Crue was formed in Los Angeles in 1981. It was a project of bassist Frank Ferrana, also known as Nikki Sixx, vocalist/guitarist Greg Leon, and drummer Thomas Lee Bass or Tommy Lee.
The band made worldwide album sales exceeding 100 million copies and had 7 platinum and multi-platinum albums, 3 Grammy nominations, and even made a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame according to their website.
Motley Crue is known for its singles like You're All I Need, Too Young to Fall in Love, and White Trash Circus.
Concerts postponed due to coronavirus (April)
As the coronavirus pandemic still ravage many areas in the United States, many concerts and music festivals were canceled or postponed. Here is a quick list of some canceled or postponed shows.
The management of the LOCKN' Festival announced that they would delay the festival to October 1-4 due to the pandemic. The lineup will be announced soon, and the tickets were already bought before the postponement will be honored in the rescheduled dates.
Puerto Rican star Bad Bunny rescheduled his events in San Juan, P.R. from May 11 and 12 to October 30 and 31 due to the pandemic.
James Taylor and his All-Star Band with Jackson Browne postponed their tour according to the joint statement of Taylor and Browne. "As this summer's tour of 27 towns and cities across the US drew near, we've been increasingly excited to hit the road again. So it's deeply disappointing for both of us to have to call it off and reschedule (and reschedule we WILL)!" the statement wrote. The Guardian also wrote that Browne was tested positive for coronavirus.
Justin Bieber said that he postponed his 2020 Changes Tour, which was scheduled May 24, to Sept.26. "In light of the current public health crisis, and with the deepest concern for all those being affected, Justin Bieber will be postponing all currently scheduled 2020 dates for The Changes Tour," according to his statement.
Buble postponed his events in line with An Evening With Michael Buble Tour in May.
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