The Strokes have postponed their upcoming New Year’s Eve concert at the Barclays Center in New York City due to surging COVID-19 case numbers driven by the Omicron variant.
“We were so excited to be performing for everyone in Brooklyn this New Year’s Eve, but the Omicron variant has thwarted our plans,” Julian Casablancas and company write in a statement. “We’ve made the decision to postpone our show at Barclays Center.”
The band adds, “We want everyone to stay safe and healthy and we look forward to celebrating the new year with all of you…just a bit later than originally planned.”
All previously purchased tickets will be valid at the rescheduled show, the exact date for which has yet to be announced. Refund information will also be available when the rescheduled date is announced.
How can we put this….
We’re postponing the show.
We were so excited to be performing for everyone in Brooklyn this New Year’s Eve, but the Omicron variant has thwarted our plans. We’ve made the decision to postpone our show at Barclays Center.
— The Strokes (@thestrokes) December 24, 2021
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