Concert canceled after venue refused health rules

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HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- Country prima John Isbell is canceling his amusement astatine the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion connected Wednesday due to the fact that the venue "wouldn't comply" with his wellness protocols.

According to a tweet posted by Isbell's grounds statement connected Tuesday, Isbell and the 400 Unit set won't beryllium performing due to the fact that the venue "was not consenting to comply with the band's updated Health and Safety standards."


Tomorrow's @JasonIsbell and the 400 Unit amusement astatine the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion successful Houston, TX is CANCELLED. Unfortunately, the venue was not consenting to comply with the band's updated Health and Safety standards. (1/2)

— Southeastern Records (@SoutheasternRec) August 10, 2021

Tickets purchased online volition beryllium refunded automatically. All others are disposable astatine constituent of purchase. (2/2)

— Southeastern Records (@SoutheasternRec) August 10, 2021

The Grammy-Award-winning vocalist and his set person been requiring audiences to supply impervious of vaccination oregon a antagonistic COVID-19 test.

"If the venue won't let that, we won't play," Isbell said successful a tweet posted connected Monday.

Isbell is 1 of galore artists requiring vaccinations and tests.

Global Citizen announced Tuesday that a 24-hour broadcast of performances crossed aggregate networks and platforms volition instrumentality spot connected six continents connected September 25.

New York's Central Park volition big 60,000 fans who'll creation to artists similar Coldplay, Billie Eilish, Jennifer Lopez, Lizzo and Meek Mill, portion Ed Sheeran, Doja Cat, H.E.R. and much volition articulation the Peas and 20,000 attendees successful Paris.

In bid to attend, concertgoers indispensable supply either impervious that they are afloat vaccinated oregon contiguous a antagonistic PCR trial wrong 72 hours of the show's start, and each attendee indispensable beryllium masked careless of vaccination status.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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