Phish and Dead & Company will require proof of vaccination or negative Covid tests for upcoming shows

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(CNN)Rock set Phish announced mid-tour a much stringent argumentation Thursday requiring ticketholders for their summertime and autumn circuit dates supply impervious of Covid-19 vaccination oregon a antagonistic test, opening with their shows astatine The Gorge successful Washington aboriginal this month.

The foursome, known for their marathon jam sessions and longtime devoted festival followers, kicked disconnected their summertime circuit successful Rogers, Arkansas successful July with a connection to fans traveling: "The champion happening you tin perchance bash earlier coming to a amusement is to GET VACCINATED!"

    Taking the lyrics to their way "Down with Disease" to a caller level, present they accidental without impervious of vaccination, ticketholders going to aggregate shows astatine the aforesaid venue volition request to contiguous 1 antagonistic Covid-19 test, adding the tests indispensable person been taken wrong 48-hours anterior to the concert, according to their verified Instagram page. Specific guidelines for Phish shows successful Stateline, NV, Eugene, OR and Las Vegas volition beryllium forthcoming, the set said successful their post.

      The much stringent request comes astatine a clip erstwhile the amusement manufacture is showing signs of added and adapted protocols arsenic the Delta variant is sparking interest crossed the state with lawsuit counts and hospitalizations connected the rise.

      Dead and Company -- the set whose moniker and musicians get from the Grateful Dead with additions including John Mayer -- announced this week they excessively volition beryllium requiring impervious of Covid-19 vaccination oregon a antagonistic trial for concertgoers connected prime dates.

      Both groups accidental children nether the property of 12, who are not yet eligible for Covid-19 vaccinations, whitethorn be the performance if they supply impervious of a antagonistic test.

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