Zac Brown Band Postpones Spring Tour ‘Out Of Caution’
The spring 2020 leg of Zac Brown Band’s The Owl Tour has been postponed. The band shared the news via…
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The spring 2020 leg of Zac Brown Band’s The Owl Tour has been postponed. The band shared the news via social media on Tuesday (March 10), citing “public health concerns” as the reason for the postponement.
The band’s official statement reads:
Out of caution and due to increasing public health concerns, Zac Brown Band is postponing the spring 2020 leg of “The Owl Tour.” This was an extremely difficult decision, but the well-being of our fans is always our top priority. Rescheduled dates for all spring shows (through Nashville on April 25) will be announced soon. We ask that our fans retain their tickets as they will be honored on the new dates. At this time, our “Roar With The Lions” Summer 2020 tour dates (commencing in May) will be performed as planned. Thank you for your understanding.
The news comes in the midst of the outbreak of COVID-19, the novel coronavirus. At the time of publication, there are reportedly over 118,000 confirmed cases of coronavirus around the world, including 950 in the United States.
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