Dead & Company Cancels 2020 Summer Tour
Citing to Coronavirus safety concerns they have agreed to fully refund for all tickets purchased.
Dead & Company has canceled its 2020 summer tour. the 17-date tour was planned to be launch in summer 2020, along with the long list of musicians whose live events has been impacted by the ongoing coronavirus crisis. The band has also promised full refunds to all fans who have already purchased tickets for to the shows.
“Because of the global coronavirus outbreak and to help prevent the spread of COVID-19, we have no choice but to cancel Dead & Company’s Summer Tour 2020. The well-being and safety of our Deadhead community, venue staff and the band’s touring family is of the utmost importance. We also want to get refunds back to our fans while so many are hurting economically. All tickets will be fully refunded at point of purchase.”
Dead & Company band consist of members such as Bob Weir & John Mayer (on guitar), Mickey Hart & Bill Kreutzmann (on drums), Oteil Burbridge (on bass/drums), and Jeff Chimenti (on keyboards).
The band has been a mainstay of the U.S. live music since its formation “The Grateful Dead/John Mayer jam band” five years ago. They are mostly popular for their summer tours which has been going on since 2016 to 2019. In 2020, they were planning to begin their tour with two shows in July 2020 at Boulder, Colorado’s Folsom Field, followed by stops in Atlanta, Chicago, Ohio, Pennsylvania and more. The tour was planned to be wrapped in August 2020 with two nights at Boston’s Fenway Park.
Dead & Company closed with a message of hope using lyrics from Grateful Dead’s 1987 single “Touch of Grey”: “We are thankful for your understanding and we look forward to the day when we can all be reunited. In the meantime, keep the faith and believe in the power of music. We will return. We will get by. We will survive.”