Green Day postpones Asian tour due to coronavirus concerns

ABS-CBN News

Posted at Feb 28 2020 01:33 PM | Updated as of Feb 28 2020 08:49 PM

Members of Green Day in their Mexico show back in 2019. Instagram: @greenday

MANILA – Green Day has joined the growing list of bands and artists that have postponed their Asian tour dates over health concerns brought about the threat of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

In a Facebook post on Friday, members of the American rock band announced that they “have made the difficult decision to postpone our upcoming shows in Asia due to health and travel concerns with coronavirus.”

“We know it sucks, as we were looking forward to seeing you all, but hold on to your tickets we’ll be announcing the new dates very soon.”

 

Green Day’s Manila show was originally scheduled on March 14 at the Mall of Asia Arena.

The band is known for the albums “Dookie” and “American Idiot.”