Yes has postponed the European leg of the 2023 Relayer Tour for very topical causes: The band was unable to correctly insure the dates towards absences attributable to COVID or an act of battle.
“The insurance coverage business has withdrawn all such insurances which made touring potential pre-COVID and earlier than the Ukraine battle,” Sure mentioned in an official statement. “There have all the time been calculated threat assessments to contemplate when touring and Sure has unfailingly paid a premium to cowl towards terrorism, along with standard cancellation dangers.”
Among the many impacted dates is Sure’ cease at Eventim Apollo in London, which has been canceled. Tickets are actually being refunded. All different reveals are to be rescheduled in 2024, with new dates to be confirmed quickly. At present held tickets will stay legitimate.
Sure was in a position to take in extra prices for a U.Ok. tour in 2022, the assertion added, however now the band “merely can not undertake such a large-scale tour with so many dangers being uninsured.”
The hope is that they will return to Europe subsequent yr, “with confirmations of normality in ’24 following representations to the insurance coverage business to reassess its attitudes to COVID and Act of Warfare insurance coverage,” the group mentioned.
In the meantime, Sure is expressing “honest regrets to their trustworthy followers and ask for his or her understanding. The band has now obtained the mandatory assurances for 2024 and are dedicated to returning to the stage then.”
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