Foo Fighters Will Play First Concert At Madison Square Garden Since Pandemic

Foo Fighters have announced a new show at New York’s Madison Square Garden. It marks their first show since the pandemic.

The band will play the iconic venue on June 20th making it the venue’s first full capacity show in more than 460 days. Concert-goers over 16 must be fully vaccinated to attend since the show will be a mask-free event.

The ticket website explains: ​“Guests must have proof of full COVID-19 vaccination – Final Dose 14 Days Before Event. For more information visit msg.com/faqs. Because of overwhelming demand for these events, in order to accommodate as many guests as possible, Madison Square Garden is complying with New York State mandates that require all guests to be fully vaccinated in such circumstances.”

“We’ve been waiting for this day for over a year,” said Dave Grohl in a statement. “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.”

Executive chairman and CEO of MSG Entertainment, James Dolan, adds: ​“The Garden is ready to rock. We’ve been waiting for this moment for 15 months and are excited to finally welcome a packed house of roaring, fully vaccinated Foo Fighters fans to Madison Square Garden.”

Tickets go on sale Friday, June 11th at 10 AM local time. Get all the details here.

Ashley Perez Hollingsworth

Ashley Perez is a freelance music journalist based in Chicago. Her work has appeared on AXS, The Crypt 1331, Chicago Innerview, New City, The Millions, and Reality-Comics. She also runs her own music blog at Radio Not Found. Some of her favorite bands include Nirvana, The Cure, Muse, Marilyn Manson, and Green Day.

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