So Much For 'Hot Vax Summer.' Delta Puts A Damper On Festivals And Concerts

For live music fans, what was supposed to be "hot vax summer" has begun to feel more like "delta variant downer." The recent COVID-19 surges around the country are putting a damper on the joys of finally experiencing live music again even as major festivals and concerts return. It's also putting organizers and artists in the music industry in an increasingly tricky and uncertain position.

On social media, some are using dark humor to express their disbelief, imagining what a feast these festivals must be for the coronavirus. One Twitter user posted a photo of an exhausted basketball player keeled over with the caption, "Covid after running rampant at Rolling Loud and Lollapalooza."

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