Update: Dead & Company canceled the Playing in the Sand festival due to the continued rise in COVID cases. “Every day it becomes clearer that cancellation is the right thing to do for fans and our crew,” the band said in a statement. All tickets will be returned.
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Before flying to Mexico for Dead & Companyannual festival of Playing in the Sand, John Mayer Must withdraw after testing positive for COVID-19. The band shared the news in a social media post, while also announcing that Price in Margo will join the stone veterans.
“Now, before leaving for Mexico, according to his doctor, @JohnMayer is testing positive for COVID-19 and will no longer be able to perform at the upcoming‘ Playing in the Sand ’event at Riviera Cancun January 7-10, “letter to the band. .
Mayer became the second Dead & Company bandmate to bow out of the festival, after drummer Bill Kreutztmann announced he would be retiring due to heart issues. According to the group, “The weekend will now feature Dos Hermanos con Amigos,” referring to founding Grateful Dead members Bob Weir and Mickey Hart. Jeff Chimenti, Oteil Burbridge, Jay Lane and Tom Hamilton Jr. will round out the lineup, along with “special guests and sit-ins.”
One of the special guests seemed very nice. “When @BobWeir texting you and if you want to sit in Dos Hermanos con Amigos & @deadandcompany you say yes, ”Price wrote on Twitter.
Weir added, “We came here to have fun. Sadly some of our brothers and sisters can’t do it but it’s fun we have. The band also promised, “In these unprecedented times fans should expect a lot of unique and different tones.” See shakeup statements below.
Sand play will start on January 7 and run until January 10, even if the packages go on sale. But when better health is imminent, John Mayer will soon start his 2022 arena tour. Tickets are available HERE.
– Margo Price (@MissMargoPrice) January 6, 2022