David Crosby has announced the postponement of his tour with the Sky Trails Band due to COVID-19. The summer-long trek was planned to kick off 14 May at the Lobero Theatre in Santa Barbara, California; ending with a show at the Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center in New York on 21 June.
In a Tweet from Crosby, the musician acknowledged the welfare of fans as a priority amid his disappointment at having to postpone the tour, writing: “It is with great regret that we have to postpone our upcoming tour. The safety and wellbeing of the fans is our paramount concern.”
He went on to reassure fans that plans for rescheduled tour dates are already in the works, writing: “We are already in the process of rescheduling all these shows and we should have news for this very soon.”
It is with great regret that we have to postpone our upcoming tour. The safety and wellbeing of the fans is our paramount concern. We are already in the process of rescheduling all these shows and we should have news for this very soon. Full details https://t.co/aJHsFv4eIB pic.twitter.com/YqoNvyD0NY
— David Crosby (@thedavidcrosby) May 6, 2020
In a recent interview with Rolling Stone, Crosby shared his thoughts on the global coronavirus pandemic, and discussed his time spent so far in self-quarantine. He also praised musicians that live stream performances from their homes. He said, “People sitting in their living rooms on an iPhone, playing you songs – it’s so fucking real. I like all my friends who are doing it, particularly Jason Isbell.”
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