Squeeze‘s upcoming socially distanced present at The O2 in London has been rescheduled to 2021.
The gig had been set to be the world’s first stay music occasion because it was pressured to shut its doorways again in March as a result of coronavirus outbreak.
The O2 had planned to scale down its 20,000 capacity to just 4,700 for the show, which had been as a consequence of happen on December 5. The venue say that “intensive planning and plenty of new security measures had been put in place to welcome followers again to the world safely”.
Nonetheless, the Squeeze gig has now been rescheduled to February 27, 2021 as a consequence of the current lockdown in England, which The O2 say has “created logistical issues”.
“Our enviornment is the beating coronary heart of The O2 and we vastly miss the stay experiences that we’re used to sharing with our followers,” Steve Sayer, VP and GM of The O2, stated.
Squeeze at The O2 (Image: The O2 / Press)
“It’s disappointing to should delay this present however I wish to say how grateful we’re for the assist we’ve obtained from the trade, followers and our companions and we look ahead to Squeeze performing within the enviornment subsequent 12 months.”
Squeeze’s Glenn Tilbrook added: “I used to be actually trying ahead to the present at The O2 in December, to be again on the stage with our great band, however in fact everybody’s security is paramount.
“With the present being rescheduled for February, that permits much more time to make this a really particular night. I want you all properly throughout these unsure instances. Keep secure.”
Tickets for the Squeeze gig are nonetheless accessible from here.
Numerous socially distanced gigs have taken place throughout the UK this 12 months as a result of pandemic. Sam Fender opened the outdoor Virgin Money Unity Arena in Newcastle again in August, which ran for a whole month in a festival-style set-up, whereas another socially distanced festival, Wild Paths, took place in Norfolk in September.