Garth Brooks Cancels Remainder of 2021 Tour

According to the Rolling Stone article linked below, Garth Brooks has canceled the remaining dates on his 2021 Stadium Tour. The country star cited the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic as the reason for his decision in a statement released on Wednesday.

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“In July, I sincerely thought the pandemic was falling behind us. Now, watching this new wave, I realize we are still in the fight and I must do my part,” Brooks said.

Garth Brooks quote on Rolling Stone Magazine website.

Brooks says he plans to reschedule in 2022. “With a hopeful heart, we will reschedule and start over when this wave seems to be behind us,” he said.

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Dusty Hill (1949-2021)

According to a post on the official ZZ Top Facebook page, bassist Dusty Hill has passed away.

“We are saddened by the news today that our Compadre, Dusty Hill, has passed away in his sleep at home in Houston, TX. We, along with legions of ZZ Top fans around the world, will miss your steadfast presence, your good nature and enduring commitment to providing that monumental bottom to the ‘Top’. We will forever be connected to that “Blues Shuffle in C.”

Billy Gibbons & Frank Beard

The A2Z Radio family sends our sincere condolences to his family, band mates, and road crew.