Enter Shikari postpone final 2021 UK shows, plus several 2022 European dates

After a member of their team tested positive for COVID, Enter Shikari have been forced to postpone their final gigs of 2021.

Enter Shikari postpone final 2021 UK shows, plus several 2022 European dates
Emily Carter
Andy Ford

Enter Shikari's triumphant Nothing Is True & Everything Is Possible UK tour has come to an unfortunate early end, as one of their touring team has tested positive for COVID.

The St Albans gang confirmed that dates in Middlesbrough (last night on December 19) and Nottingham (tonight and tomorrow) were off, but they'll be rescheduling them as soon as they can.

"Even with everyone else continuing to test negative throughout the day, we have taken the decision that it would be morally wrong to put our crew and audience into a situation where either could be exposed to greater risk, especially in light of the Omicron variant," they write.

"Absolutely gutted," writes frontman Rou Reynolds. "With the speed that cases are rising nationally, and with one case now in our touring party, that’s us out. This was a horrible decision to have to make but safety of our crew and our audience will always come first."

Moreover, the band have also cancelled shows in Germany and Switzerland early next year, and postponed dates in the Netherlands and Belgium – all of which are "due to a mixture of venue capacity restrictions, curfews and travel implications".

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