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AVATAR Postpone Shows After Singer JOHANNES ECKERSTRÖM Tests Positive For COVID-19

Avatar announced the postponements in a social media post on Tuesday.

AVATAR have had to postpone the last five shows on their “Going Hunting” U.S. tour after lead singer Johannes Eckerström tested positive for COVID-19.

AVATAR announced the postponements in a social media post on Tuesday (October 12), saying: “We are very sorry to announce that the remaining dates of the Going Hunting tour are postponed. Johannes has tested positive for COVID-19. He is fully vaccinated, feels fine under the circumstances, and expects a full recovery shortly. Sadly, this will not be in time to make the remaining shows happen. We are already working on solutions to make the dates at a later time. We are looking into routing around our dates in January at ShipRocked, so please stay tuned for that!

“We made a point to not see friends, fans, or anyone outside our bubble on this run in order to minimize the risks. We thank everyone who helped make this tour as safe as possible. It’s amazing that we made it this far and that was a team effort.

“This is just a bump in the road and we WILL see you all very, very soon!

“Be good to yourselves. Take care of each other.”

Affected AVATAR shows:

Oct. 12 – Billings, MT – Pub Station
Oct. 14 – Spokane, WA – Knitting Factory
Oct. 15 – Portland, OR – Roseland Theater
Oct. 16 – Garden City, ID – Revolution Concert House and Event Center
Oct. 18 – Seattle, WA – Neptune


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