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I’m very doubtful that these rescheduled dates for October and December will go ahead.
I wonder if the guys will do anything at all this year? I’m hoping that they will do a stream show - a July 4th live stream would be amazing.
With how things are in the US in particular, where wearing face masks during a pandemic has somehow become a political issue, I also highly doubt it sadly.
I highly doubt it but if they're on, I'm going 😂
I wish they'd make a decision. On the bright side, 2021 is shaping up to be a great concert year lol
and there goes the fall dates.
It's a pity the Brian Johnson doc revealed a USP for the van tour should it ever go ahead. (of course pre-Covid the interview would've followed the tour so it wouldn't have been a surprise...still.)
ah i didn't see it last night as was not near a computer/tv. what was mentioned or is it worth the wait should things go ahead eventually?
I mean, it's not a massive deal & once they would've played the first show its not a surprise, BUT - they were playing the van shows in the round so that they could drive the van across the arena floor & right up to the stage, unload, play the set, get back in the van, drive out.
ah ok fair enough.
There's a piece online about First Avenue adding a George Floyd star to their marquee & while addressing the clubs struggles since COVID it says "What was supposed to be a celebratory year at the club — even the Foo Fighters had booked a surprise gig — has instead found First Ave fighting for its and other venues’ future."
Which kinda lines up with what the Van Tour announcement alluded too:
[playing] in arenas this time, because aside from many of those clubs on that 1995 trek having since ceased to exist, squeezing a 2020 FF show into the few that are still around would just be too insane…
… or would it? Stay tuned for the answer to that question. Or answers…
The tour would've been Arena shows interspersed with club gigs at the 1995 venues that still existed.