Harry Styles’ Pre-Orange Bowl concert canceled amid COVID outbreak – Billboard

It looks like Harry Styles won’t be making his way to Florida for the Capital One Beach Bash after all. On Monday, December 20, Capital One announced that the free concert, which was supposed to kick off pre-game fun at the Orange Bowl in South Beach, had been canceled due to the current surge in COVID cases. -19.

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“Due to the growing logistical and production challenges associated with the pandemic and after consultation with the artists and their production teams, we have jointly made the difficult decision to cancel the Capital One Beach Bash initially scheduled for December 30, 2021 on South Beach. at Lummus Park. “, We read in a press release from Capital One. “While we are disappointed not to host the concert, we are delighted with a great playoff semifinal game at the Capital One Orange Bowl.”

The pop star was expected to headlining the concert alongside a performance by Khalid, and ticket holders would have been required to provide proof of vaccination or negative COVID test results within 72 hours.

The Capital One Beach Bash is just the latest event canceled or suspended due to the current COVID outbreak thanks to the new Omicron variant. Organizers on Sunday removed the Miami stop from the iHeartRadio Jingle Ball 2021 tour altogether, while the UK reintroduced a face mask requirement at nightclubs and concert halls out of concern for health and safety. public safety.

Meanwhile, Styles recently praised his newly packed Love on Tour in support of his second solo album of 2020. Fine line, which closed on November 28 with a performance in Long Island, New York.

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