COVID continues to wreak havoc with groups trying to get back on the road. The latest to announce a change in tour plans due to the recent wave of COVID is Dream Theater, which has revealed that they will be postponing their scheduled fall tour until 2022.
“In light of the current tour instabilities that remain due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are confident this is the right decision,” the group said. “Please know that we are as disappointed as you are that we will have to wait a little longer to bring you the music from Dream Theater live. We miss performing for all of you and we look forward to being on stage with our new album and favorites. fans of you. “
At the moment, the group is trying to change the dates to February 2022 and an announcement regarding the rescheduling of the shows is expected shortly.
Dream Theater’s official statement on this can be read below:
Dream Theater has made the difficult decision to postpone its North American tour dates from October to December 2021 in early 2022.
In light of the current tour instabilities that remain due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are confident this is the right decision. Please note that we are as disappointed as you are to have to wait a little longer to bring you the music of Dream Theater live. We miss playing for all of you and can’t wait to be on stage to present our new album and fan favorites to you.
This was an extremely difficult decision to make, but one that had to be made after considering the various local mandates across North America. In an effort to present the most comprehensive and engaging Dream Theater experience our fans around the world have come to expect, we believe we are all best served to postpone all touring activity to early 2022. At this point stadium, we ask everyone to hold onto their tickets as we work frantically to finalize the postponement of all these dates. All shows are currently in the process of being booked to begin in February 2022. Please keep an eye on our website, and we will have a full and updated itinerary soon. All tickets already purchased will be honored. Please consult your local point of sale for any questions regarding refunds.
We know we all look forward to a return to normalcy and the opportunity to enjoy Dream Theater live music together again. We apologize profusely but hope that everyone can understand the logic behind this decision.
Playing music for our fans is all we want to do. We look forward to seeing each of our fans as soon as possible. We wish it had been sooner, but we’re counting the days until we can all see you again.
While the change isn’t ideal, Dream Theater fans will be able to sit down with the band’s new album for a while before hitting the road again. The group’s 15th studio album, A View From the Top of the World, will be released on October 22. They had originally planned to begin their fall tour on October 28 in Mesa, Arizona. Stay tuned to see when the rescheduled shows begin.
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