|Bon Jovi 2020 with Bryan Adams canceled.|
Bon Jovi released this statement:
Due to the ongoing global pandemic, it is no longer feasible for Bon Jovi to tour this summer. Given these difficult times, we have made the decision to cancel the tour entirely. This will enable ticketholders to get refunds to help pay their bills or buy groceries. These are trying times. You’ve always been there for us and we’ll always be there for you. We look forward to seeing everyone again on tour when we can all safely be together. We will continue to send out news and updates on Bon Jovi touring in the weeks and months to come.
The Runaway Tours trip with JBJ in New York City that was scheduled for August has also been cancelled.
Jon was on Howard Stern's show recently where he went as far as to suggest his touring days might be over:
“We may never tour. This could be the end of touring, who knows?” Jon said, adding, “I’ve read these articles that ‘20 is out of the question, ‘21 is possibly out of the question. So, in ’22 when they tell you that you can’t play 50,000 people anymore, do you go, ‘Oh well, I can’t tour the way we used to’?”The world has certainly changed in 2020. Is it a world where we've seen the last Bon Jovi tour?
Jon also told Howard the Bon Jovi 2020 album will be delayed and that new coronavirus-inspired song "Do What You Can" will be played in its entirety for the first time at Jersey 4 Jersey, which will raise funds for the New Jersey Pandemic Relief Fund.
(And yes, I know I'm still behind with my blogging and still haven't blogged about "Do What You Can". I will, I promise.)
Let's finish this particular post with some good news: David Bryan, who was diagnosed with COVID-19 in March, posted on Instagram that he has now recovered.
Got my test back today. Thankfully I’m Covid-19 negative! 5 weeks to the day that I got sick... I’m a very lucky guy! ⭐️ There are people who have no symptoms, people who got sick (like me), people fighting for their lives and people who sadly have lost their lives. This is a nasty virus BUT science/medicine will conquer all. Thank you to all for your well wishes. Thank you to all the Doctors and Nurses and all on the front lines. You are the true heroes! ✨
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