Church has recently hit the road again
The show must continue for Eric Church after members of his touring group tested positive for COVID. The country star will headlining two “special solo performances” in Pittsburgh and Philadelphia this weekend due to groundbreaking cases of COVID-19 within his group.
“Despite extensive security protocols, a limited number of groundbreaking COVID-19 cases have occurred within the Eric Church Band,” the country’s rebel team shares on social media. “In the best interests of everyone’s health and safety, Eric Church will present this weekend’s shows in Pittsburgh and Philadelphia as a special solo performance. Get ready PA.
Church kicked off The Gather Again Tour three weeks ago in Lexington, KY. Making the most of the long-awaited opportunity to ‘reunite again’, for the first time in her career, Church performs in a circular setup where the stage is located in the center of each arena to accommodate as many fans as possible. . The trek visits 55 cities in the United States and Canada before a grand finale at the iconic Madison Square Garden in spring 2022.
Church will also make a headlining appearance alongside George Strait on November 5 for a special “The King & The Chief” performance as part of the new ATLive Festival announced at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta. He passionately played a leading role in the industry’s return to touring, appearing on the cover of Billboard getting his own second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine after consulting with epidemiologists and industry experts.
Zac Brown Band, Korn, KISS, Tesla, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Foo Fighters, Buckcherry, Korn, Mammoth WVH and The Cadillac Three are among those who have been forced to postpone or cancel dates due to an active case in the within their tour camps, including some of the band themselves.
Joan Jett, Garth Brooks, Nine Inch Nails, Stevie Nicks, Florida Georgia Line, BTS, Stone Temple Pilots & Bush and the Backstreet Boys are among those who have canceled before starting or the rest of their 2021 dates due to the increase in cases across the country.