Foo Fighters 6/9/21

Foo Fighters have announced a June 20th concert at New York’s Madison Square Garden. The show marks the first 100 percent capacity concert in a New York arena since March 2020. Tickets go on sale tomorrow — Thursday, June 10th — at 10:00 a.m. ET.

The Foos posted a statement to fans on their social media saying: “We’ve been waiting for this day for over a year. And Madison Square Garden is going to feel that HARD. New York, get ready for a long ass night of screaming our heads off together to 26 years of Foos.”

According to the press release:

Guests will need to be fully vaccinated for the Foo Fighters show at The Garden, meaning the event must be at least 14 days after your second dose of the Pfizer-BioNtech or Moderna COVID-19 vaccine or at least 14 days after your single dose of Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen COVID-19 vaccine.

The only exception is for children under the age of 16, who may provide proof of a negative antigen COVID-19 test, negative PCR COVID-19 test or full vaccination and are accompanied by a vaccinated adult. For more information, please visit msg.com/faqs.

UPDATED: Foo Fighters 2021 tour dates (subject to change):

June 20 – New York, NY – Madison Square Garden
July 28 – Cincinnati, OH – The Andrew J Brady ICON Music Center
TBA – Chicago, IL – Lollapalooza
July 30 – Milwaukee, WI – American Family Insurance Amphitheater
August 3 – St. Louis, MO – Hollywood Casino Amphitheater
August 5 – Bonner Springs, KS – Azura Amphitheater
August 7 – Oklahoma City, OK – The Zoo Amphitheater
August 9 – Albuquerque, NM – Isleta Amphitheater
September 3 – Manchester, TN – Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival
September 5 – Napa, CA – BottleRock Napa Valley

SOURCE: Press release

TL; DR

  • Foo Fighters have announced a June 20th concert at New York’s Madison Square Garden. The show marks the first 100 percent capacity concert in a New York arena since March 2020.

SIDE NOTES

  • The latest Foo Fighters album, Medicine At Midnight, entered the Billboard 200 albums chart at Number Three this week. The band was able to hit the top spot on the magazine’s Top Album Sales list.
  • Medicine At Midnight topped the charts on the Australian, Belgian, Dutch, German, Irish, New Zealand, Scottish, Swiss, and UK album charts.
  • The Foo Fighters will enter the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on Saturday, October 30th at 8 p.m. ET at Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse in Cleveland, Ohio
  • The ceremony will be simulcast on SiriusXM’s Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Radio channel 310. The Induction Ceremony will be broadcast on HBO and streamed on HBO Max at a later date.