Washington [US], September 29 (ANI): The Zac Brown Band will be putting its 'Comeback Tour' on hold for now as they have been forced to cancel several upcoming tour dates after lead singer Zac Brown tested positive for COVID-19, "despite taking precautions," he wrote on their social media account on Tuesday.
Taking to his Instagram handle Brown wrote, "I am deeply disappointed this has happened, as touring is our life and performing live for our fans is the best part of our job."
"The bottom line is that I want to take every precaution to put the health and safety of our fans and crew first. We will resume the tour as soon as I have finished the CDC-mandated quarantine and it is safe for our band members and crew to do so," he added.
According to the band's website, the cancelled dates of the 'Comeback Tour' are September 30 in Clarkston, Michigan, October 1 in Burgettstown, Pennsylvania, October 2 in Syracuse, New York, and October 3 in Saratoga Springs, New York.
Refunds can be issued at the point of purchase for the cancelled shows, Brown stated in the comments section of the Instagram post.
He wrote, "I am grateful to our fans for understanding this decision, as well as everyone on the front lines who can't stay at home because their work is essential. I believe we can all overcome this together. As soon as we can, we'll see you back out on the road again."
"Nothing's better than the comeback," Brown added.
The Zac Brown Band was one of the first artists who had to postpone or cancel their tours in the wake of the COVID-19 spread during the early stages of the pandemic.
" Touring is our life blood and performing live for our fans is the best part of this job. Bottom line though, we want to take every precaution to put the health and safety of our fans and crew first," the band wrote in March 2020, as per Fox News.
The country singer also posted a tearful video at that time announcing he had to lay off most of his touring crew due to the relentless spread of the virus limiting his ability to tour.
"The longer that America doesn't take this seriously and doesn't stay in and try to contain this, the longer that everyone's gonna be out of jobs, the longer that we're gonna be pushed into this recession that we're all about to enter into," he warned, according to Fox News. (ANI)