The coronavirus poses “Hard Times” for the rock group Paramore, which announced Tuesday that it will no longer play its Thursday concert at the Wiltern in Los Angeles.
“Due to a case of COVID-19 within the tour, we will be rescheduling our show to Thursday, October 20 at The Wiltern in Los Angeles,” the band said in a statement posted on their official website. instagram story.
However, the rock trio, led by Hayley Williams, gave their Angeleno fans some good news, sharing that “the show will now take place on Monday October 31st”.
Paramore said tickets for the now canceled Thursday concert will be valid for the rescheduled show on Halloween. Those unable to participate in the new show can get refunds until October 25, according to the Instagram story.
In the meantime, Paramore will play the first weekend of the When We Were Young festival in Las Vegas on Saturday and Sunday. Next, the band will come to Los Angeles for a separate show at the Belasco Theater on October 27, return to Vegas for a Saturday on the second weekend of When We Were Young, and then head to The Wiltern.
Paramore will continue its tour in Toronto, Chicago, New York and Oklahoma City. The final leg of the band’s tour of the year will take place at the Orpheum Theater in Omaha, Neb.
Paramore isn’t the only one canceling tours. Also on Tuesday, Car Seat Headrest frontman Will Toledo announced that the indie rock band will no longer appear at the When We Were Young festival and are canceling their California tour.
“After another month of struggling to regain my health, I am currently forced to deal with the fact that my body does not have the basic levels of functionality needed to leave the house most days, let alone undertake a tour”, Toledo wrote to fans in an Instagram statement.
The update came a month after Toledo made a similar announcement for a show in New Jersey in September.
“Due to ongoing health issues, we will not be able to perform at Frantic City Fest next week,” he said September 17 on Instagram. “I deeply regret having to step aside and hope these issues will be resolved without further cancellations.”