Positive corona tests: Genesis have to postpone the last four shows of their tour

Positive corona tests
Genesis have to postpone the last four shows of their tour

Phil Collins at the opening concert of the current Genesis tour in Birmingham, England.

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Genesis has to postpone the last four concerts of their “The Last Domino” tour. The reason are band members who tested positive for Corona.

Bad news for the fans of the British rock band Genesis (“No Son Of Mine”): Due to several positive corona tests among members of the live band, the remaining four concerts of the “The Last Domino” reunion tour in Great Britain have to be postponed. The musicians announced this on Friday (October 8) on the official Twitter account of front man Phil Collins (70).

Concerts should have taken place in Glasgow and London

It is said that one follows the “guidelines and advice of the government” and deeply regrets the postponement in the first of a total of four post. The shows should have taken place on Friday evening in Glasgow, Scotland, and on October 11, 12 and 13 in London. “We are working on rescheduling (the concerts) as soon as possible”, continue writing Genesis. The replacement dates would on the official website and announced on the band’s social media profiles, all tickets remained valid.

For the rock group, which currently consists of Collins, Tony Banks (71) and Mike Rutherford (71), it is “a very frustrating development”. “They hate to have to take these steps, but the safety of the audience and the tour crew must be a priority,” can be read in another Twitter post. However, Genesis looked forward to “seeing you on their return.”

Phil Collins is not infected with coronavirus

Phil Collins is not infected with the coronavirus, as a spokesman said the “Daily Mail” assured. The state of health of the 70-year-old, who rose to superstar as a solo artist in the 80s with hits like “Another Day in Paradise” and “In The Air Tonight”, has been a concern for fans for a long time. The shows already completed on the current Genesis tour, which began in Birmingham on September 20, were played by Collins while seated. He also had to do without playing the drums.


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