Fall Out Boy is not going to play the following two live shows — together with one Wednesday, Aug. 4, at Citi Area in Queens — on the Hella Mega tour with Inexperienced Day and Weezer after an unspecified crew member examined constructive for COVID-19.
“Out of an abundance of warning, Fall Out Boy is not going to carry out on the New York and Boston reveals of the Hella Mega Tour as a consequence of a person on the band’s workforce testing constructive for COVID,” the band wrote on Instagram.
The present will go on Wednesday at Citi Area, and Thursday, Aug. 5, at Boston’s Fenway Park with Inexperienced Day, Weezer and opening act Interrupters nonetheless acting at each occasions. Fall Out Boy is scheduled to return for his or her Sunday, Aug. 8, efficiency at Nationals Park in Washington, DC.
“It’s necessary to notice that everybody on the complete tour, each band and crew, are vaccinated,” the group wrote. “Every band and their crew have operated in a bubble independently to safeguard everybody as a lot as potential at every present and in between reveals.”
The tour additionally features a full-time COVID security protocol officer on employees who makes certain that each one tour crew follows CDC tips.
Feedback on the Instagram put up had been total supportive of the band’s determination to cancel. “oh no i hope theyre okay!!” one particular person commented. “That is so scary, please be protected on the market! I hope whoever’s sick recovers rapidly,” one other chimed in.
Along with individuals asking about refunds, others had been puzzled as to why the tour was not pushed again even later as a consequence of altering CDC tips.
“BABES JUST CANCEL THE TOUR OH MY GOD” commented a fan.
“I do know it’s not their fault they usually’re making the proper selection right here however that is why I hoped they’d simply postpone once more…I might be majorly upset if I don’t get to see all bands after ready virtually 2 years already,” mentioned one other.
The Hella Mega tour was introduced on Sept. 10, 2019, and it initially featured dates from March to August 2020 earlier than being pushed again to 2021. All three bands had been scheduled to carry out at 34 reveals, with Inexperienced Day and Weezer doing an extra six. The postponed Hella Mega tour kicked off July 24 in Dallas.
The setlist options 15 songs from Fall Out Boy, together with “Uma Thurman,” “Irresistible,” “Phoenix” and “Centuries.”