Alabama was set to play its 50th Anniversary Tour in April of 2019, however an sickness within the band postponed the present – then COVID-19 occurred.
WILKES-BARRE TOWNSHIP, Pa. — And similar to that – stay music was again at Mohegan Solar Area.
This was the primary live performance to be held on the area close to Wilkes-Barre for the reason that pandemic started.
Headlining Friday night is the band Alabama on its first cease of its 50th Anniversary Tour.
Roughly 6,000 followers packed into the world for the live performance.
Amongst them, Rolland and JoAnn Bieber, who got here in from Turbotville.
“To get out, we have been cooped up lengthy sufficient. We have had our tickets for 2 years!” stated Rolland and JoAnn.
Alabama’s unique 50th Anniversary Tour was set for April 2019, however an sickness within the band compelled members to postpone it.
Then the pandemic hit – suspending all occasions on the area.
So whereas the band is a couple of years older, it is sticking with its 50th Anniversary Tour present.
A household from Susquehanna County say they’re simply high quality with that, having held on to their tickets whereas they waited.
“Two years! They gave that tour to hold on to them. I noticed them in, I believe they had been right here in ’84. After they had been solo on the Binghamton Area. Superior, my first live performance, it was so good. Then I noticed them in ’86 and now once more right this moment,” stated Barbara Summers of Halstead.
Michael and Cindy Gaters from Lewisburg say it feels liberating to be doing one thing so regular.
“It is good to be out and about, not couped up. We’re prepared,” stated Michael and Cindy.
The world desires to remind people who pre-pandemic guidelines are nonetheless in place, and that features solely clear plastic baggage to carry your objects inside.
“Something you skilled in a live performance right here previous to COVID remains to be going to be in place. Just a few added precautions to maintain everybody protected,” stated Will Beekman, Normal Supervisor.
The added precautions embody having unvaccinated folks sporting masks and solely credit score or debit playing cards for purchases inside – no money might be accepted on the venue.
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