Crowded House Australia tour postponed due to Neil Finn contracting Covid

Music legends Crowded House were forced to postpone the remainder of their Australian tour, just hours before their next show.

Rock legends Crowded House were forced to pull the pin on the final four shows of their long-awaited Australian tour after singer Neil Finn tested positive for Covid-19.

The band’s management confirmed the news this morning, hours before they were scheduled to take the stage at Hobart’s Mystate Bank Arena for their next show.

Finn, 63, released a heartbroken statement announcing the postponement.

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“I am absolutely devastated to have to postpone the last 4 shows of our Australian tour as I tested positive yesterday morning for Covid,” the New Zealander wrote.

In very difficult conditions for this tour, we stayed in our bubble and adhered to very strict protocols but somehow the virus still got through.”

Finn, who is currently in isolation, said he was experiencing “mild symptoms”.

I am relieved to have only mild symptoms at this stage and grateful for the protection my triple vaccination provides.

“I’m very sorry to disappoint our fans this week, but rest assured we’ll be back to make a good one.”

The rest of the band Dreamer Waiting tour, which will end with two A Day in the Green this weekend’s festival, will be rescheduled soon.

Crowded House is scheduled to play at Hobart’s Mystate Bank Arena tonight, Canberra’s Royal Theater on April 21, and A Day in the Green dates at Mt Duneed Estate, Geelong on April 23, and Bimbadgen, Hunter Valley on April 24.

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