During a recent appearance on SiriusXM, Joan Jett was asked how she feels about the prospect of playing stadium shows during the coronavirus pandemic.
“I would not feel comfortable doing that — I just wouldn’t,” she responded. “I wouldn’t feel comfortable putting the band or my crew in that position. I don’t really have that right to mess with their lives like that.
“I’m not saying it’s an easy decision. I know people are struggling all over the country with what to do and how to do it. Of course I wanna play. As soon as we can do it, let’s figure out a way to do it.
“I’ve heard there’s some ideas with drive-in, like a drive-in movie, where you can still see live music and you’re in your car,” Joan continued. “That’s a step, and that’s a step I’d enjoy taking. But it’s still not people together. And that’s gonna take a while.
She added: “When people feel safe to be together, I would hope that we’ll all feel the same way. I can’t make decisions for other people as well. If things are safe, I would be into it. But, obviously, that means testing and all that stuff. And I have had my tests. But you’ve gotta keep doing it.”
Bring Back Glam! recently reported that the July 2nd date at Cincinnati, Ohio’s Great American Ball Park and the August 28th date at Chicago, Illinois’ Wrigley Field have been officially announced as postponed.
Fans who purchased tickets to those dates began receiving emails yesterday announced the postponement.
Earlier this month, MÖTLEY CRÜE released a statement that they are working on making an official announcement on June 1st about the tour:
“We wanted to reach out to all of our amazing fans and let you know that we’ve been hard at work preparing an amazing show,” statement starts.
“Our priority during this unprecedented time is to make sure that we are being as thoughtful and responsible as possible in the decisions we are making regarding ‘The Stadium Tour‘ and that we are putting the fans’ health, well being and safety first and foremost.
“We are currently weighing all options and are awaiting further direction from the powers that be.
“Our goal is to have an official update to everyone by June 1 outlining exactly how we will proceed. In the meantime, stay safe and healthy. We can’t wait to see you all again.”