Carlos Vives’ trek across the United States has been put on hold…
The 60-year-old Colombian singer, songwriter and actor has announced that his Después de todo … Vives tour is being postponed until further notice due to the rise in COVID-19 cases across the country.
The Loud and Live-produced tour is being canceled for the time being to protect the public, artists and their teams.
“This difficult decision has been made in a prudent manner to ensure the well-being and health of the entire community,” stated Nelson Albareda, CEO and founder of Loud and Live.
New dates will be announced in the next few days, according to a press release, and tickets purchased will remain valid.
The emergence of the highly contagious Omicron variant has resulted in a spike in coronavirus infections across the U.S.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 206.6 million people in the U.S. have been fully vaccinated against the coronavirus, but the country still hit a record high on January 3 with more than one million people diagnosed with COVID-19, according to data from the John Hopkins University.