20,000 guests at the concert at a live show in Australia

20,000 guests at the concert at a live show in Australia

Nothing unusual, but it happened in times of pandemic: Tame Impala recently held two shows sold out in Australia – albeit with a different lineup.



Taming the Impala


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Taming the Impala

Nothing unusual, but it happened in times of pandemic: Tame Impala recently held two shows sold out in Australia – albeit with a different lineup.

Australia, which has had the average weekly number of Coronavirus cases in a one-digit range since January, with its neighbor New Zealand, the first country in the world to Major legal and seemingly safe live music events after the pandemic You can take place.

So it can Taming the Impala They played two sold shows in their hometown Perth, Australia on the first weekend of March as the country slowly returns to normal after the coronavirus.

On the evening of March 5th, Kevin Parker performed in Metro City in front of an entire crowd without masks and returned the following night for another show. However, with two band members stuck abroad due to COVID-19 travel restrictions, Parker played Jay Watson and Dominic Sempre under the name.Tame Impala sound systemIt replaced the traditional live band setup with a DJ-directed scene.

The sound system was already seen at the band’s “Tiny Desk (Home) Concert” on NPR last year and in an Annie Mac session on BBC Radio 1.

Live music for emotional well-being

It appears that Australia To do a lot right in Corona mattersIn January, 20,000 people managed to attend a concert by the Kiwi rock band Six60 in Waitangi, New Zealand, the largest concert on the planet since the outbreak of the Coronavirus.

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Described in an article by “NME” Six60 front man Matthew Walters The feeling of playing in the world’s only stadium tour: “I think we all learned last year that there would be no alternative to live music. Concerts are very important for musiciansBecause not only do we make money with them, but they are also very important to our mental health. This also applies to music lovers, as they need gigs for their well-being. ”

In the UK, there is a proposed lockdown timetable stating that June 21 is the expected date for major live events to resume without distance rules. It remains to be seen when this will be possible again in Germany.

+++ This article first appeared in musikexpress.de +++

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