John Mayer
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The Rise of Omicron is not leaving anyone behind. It’s spreading with the speed of lightning, infecting humans irrespective of their age, profession, or race. The virus did not a spare guitarist and singer, John Mayer.

The American artist tests positive for Covid-19, according to a post shared by the band Dead & Company on January 6. Mayer was scheduled to appear at the “Playing in the Sand” festival with the band Dead & Company but after contracting the virus. The band made an official announcement through their social media account addressing the situation, stating: “Today, before or to leaving for Mexico, per his physician¬†@JohnMayer¬†tested positive for COVID-19 and will be unable to perform at the upcoming “Playing in the Sand” event in Riviera Cancun.”

The Dead and Co. is a band consisting of former Grateful Dead members Bob Weir, Mickey Hart, Bill Kreutzmann, John Mayor, Oteil Burbridge, and Jeff Chimenti. Amid the Covid surge in the USA, the Band has officially announced the cancellation of the destination concert through social media.

Here’s the complete statement from the band, “With much sadness and after great consideration of every possible scenario, the Playing in the Sand shows in Riviera Cancun on January 7-10 and January 13-16 have now been canceled by CID Presents due to the spiking COVID-19 cases. Dead & Company and CID Present tried everything possible to bring normalcy and deliver a great experience and amazing mus. Still, with each day, it became increasingly clear that canceling was the right thing to do for the fans and for our crew. Please refer to the Playing in the Sand email that will be sent shortly will all details about refunds. See you soon, hug your loved ones, stay safe and be kind.”

The band has made the right move for the safety of everyone and also provided refunds for the concert’s cancellation.

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