The Strokes no more playing a New Year’s Eve Concert 2021 at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center. “We’re so excited to perform for everyone in Brooklyn this New Year’s Eve, but the Omicron variant failed in our plans, ”the band said MEAN on social media. “All tickets will be awarded for the rescheduled date and details about refunds will be offered when the new date is announced.”
The Barclays show was supposed to be Strokes ’first New Year’s Eve concert at two years. Scheduled to open the event is Those are useless and Hind.
Last year, Strokes was released The New Abnormal, their sixth studio album and first in seven years, which earned them the Grammy Award with Best Rock Album. It was the band’s first Grammy win.
Read about Strokes in “The 200 Most Important Artists of Pitchfork’s First 25 Years. ”