Journey are set to headline the 2021 version of Chicago’s Lollapalooza pageant, in response to guitarist Neal Schon.
“I’m dying to get on stage once more,” Schon advised SiriusXM’s Trunk Nation With Eddie Trunk present on Wednesday (December 30), as Blabbermouth experiences, earlier than happening to seemingly reveal that the pageant – normally held in late July or early August – can be being held in April.
“We’ve our first date booked for Lollapalooza, and we’re headlining in Chicago,” Schon added. “And that’s supposedly in April.
Lollapalooza is held at Grant Park in Chicago, Illinois.
“Hopefully that’ll not get pushed again, as a result of the vaccine is lastly right here,” Schon continued. “And hopefully they begin dispersing it in a short time so everyone can get again on their toes and may get out and listen to music, ’trigger that’s what heals the world, I believe.”
Talking of the remainder of the line-up, the guitarist added: “I’ve not seen the invoice. All I do know is that we’re headlining it. I can assure you that with the brand new blood within the band, after we get collectively for 2 weeks of rehearsal earlier than that present, we will be the brand new different.
“We’re gonna add so much to the present. We’re gonna deliver some new dynamics and open issues up a bit and present folks what the musicianship is basically like on this band.”
The existence of 2021’s pageant season continues to be very a lot within the air as COVID-19 circumstances proceed to rise throughout the UK and United States.
Final month, Barcelona’s Primavera Sound festival hailed a successful trial event, investigating the potential for holding reside music occasions with out social distancing.
The occasion, dubbed PRIMACOV, was organised by Primavera Sound alongside the Hospital Germans Trias in Barcelona and the Struggle AIDS and Infectious Ailments Foundations.
It noticed 1,042 followers attended a live performance with native DJs on the 1,608 capability Sala Apolo venue in Barcelona, with speedy testing employed earlier than entry was granted, and each attendee needing to return a detrimental take a look at, which was out there inside quarter-hour.