This was posted a short time ago by promoters Regular Music on their Facebook page.
One can’t help but wonder if it is the first of many for next year’s gigs. And, as a truly sad indicator of where we are at, the concert been rescheduled but cancelled outright.
Simple Minds rescheduled their April Hydro gig to February next year. At the time of rescheduling, it seemed a far enough distance that things would have improved and that we’d have observed enough measures to get this virus to “jog on” but as the New Year gets closer, the cancelling of gigs feels inevitable.
“Embrace the suck” you say, Jim?! I’ve got to say that on one had I truly understand what you are saying with this term – but it doesn’t lend itself to being the most empathetic phrase.
The arts and entertainment sector is ON ITS KNEES. For many in the sector I’m sure “embrace the suck” is the last thing they want to hear.