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COVID, Cancellation and Festivals Return: It was the day of Corona Capital 2021

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Attendees had to prove a negative result of their vaccination or COVID photo: REUTERS / Luis Cortes

After almost two years of absence of major festivals In Mexico City triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic that is wreaking havoc this weekend NS Corona Capital Festival, the first of its kind in the midst of the alleged revival of the entertainment industry.

It was the last huge concert before Mexican authorities ordered confinement due to the health crisis. live latino, in March 2020, its receipt triggered criticism from the production company OCESA and Claudia Sheinbaum’s government for allowing the full spread of the virus.

This return to the stage with the concert that its first day, Saturday 20 November, brought together approximately 60,000 attendees—several thousand fewer than in previous editions of Corona Capital— Turn 4 of the Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez left a bitter taste among the attendees, Also the headquarters of the Grand Prix of Mexico.

And like every year, the secret ingredient was the fans, who signed up for the biggest festival in Mexico since its inception (Photo: Osessa/Lulu Urdapileta)
And like every year, the secret ingredient was the fans, who signed up for the biggest festival in Mexico since its inception (Photo: Osessa/Lulu Urdapileta)

And it is that after the significant cancellation, one of them announced a few hours before the presentation, The spirit faded among the crowd, mostly young people between the ages of 20 and 30, Those who had to follow hygiene measures such as permanent use of face masks, a certificate of vaccination against the virus or a test with a negative result.

With this sanitary filter, everyone received their own bracelet, which “cashlesssystem for payment through Piece A modus operandi that had already been established and that came in handy amid the pandemic to reduce cash flow – all of them were a constant for the public.

Musician Jean Fowler, 30, told Infobe Mexico, “It’s good that they ask us for proof of the vaccine, but what’s the use if some of them forget and you see them without a face mask.” “I thought entry was going to be more stringent and they were going to scan the code that came on the vaccination voucher, but it was like ‘Oh, come on in,'” said Eric Alcosar, 26.

Although the use of masks was observed, neither in all helpers nor were present at all times, especially when they drank, ate something or interacted in groups, style sitting on the grass. Picnic, Furthermore, despite the low influx of attendees, perceived healthy distance was hardly observed in each act, since the disposition of people in space was similar, especially among those who moved by a meter near the steps.

Young people were enthusiastic, however, with the cancellation of the disclosure, signs of discontent flooded the festival's network (Photo: Osessa - Cesar Vicuna)
Young people were enthusiastic, however, with the cancellation of the disclosure, signs of discontent flooded the festival’s network (Photo: Osessa – Cesar Vicuna)

The bad news for attendees began on Thursday, when American musician Anne Erin Clark, better known as St. Vincent announces the cancellation of his presentation due to the infection of COVID on your computer.

Same case with the long-awaited dance punk band we , (Chak Chak Chak), who didn’t appear in the concertInstead, two of its members offered DJ sets.

Chak Chak Chak Se Fart had an entire stage at his disposal, and although with less public, he surprised by performing an entirely different concert, where the public was the protagonist (Photo: Gustavo Azem/Infobe Mexico)
Chak Chak Chak Se Fart had an entire stage at his disposal, and although with less public, he surprised by performing an entirely different concert, where the public was the protagonist (Photo: Gustavo Azem/Infobe Mexico)

Then on Friday, the day before the festival, closed The Cooks announced that the singer, Luke, had gone back to the hospital where his partner was, The reason for the cancellation of the presentation of the one who gave birth to her son.

Despite these significant losses in the cartel, the influx was considerable, and made up my mind to return to the festivals, but the disappointment soon reappeared when the band A few hours before the show, Disclosure canceled his presentation.

Commercial brands of rides and stands were once again present in the version (Photo: Osessa / Liliana Estrada)
Commercial brands of rides and stands were once again present in the version (Photo: Osessa / Liliana Estrada)

British duo of Guy and Howard Lawrence later canceled their concert boy got severe stomach infection After dinner in Mexico City.

The news fell like a bomb among the attendees, as it was one of the strongest letters in the edition.

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from around 2:00 pmEnthusiasts began to arrive for projects that were visible even in midday: Electronics Duo Mission, composed of Matthew Brough and David Butler, opened one of the alternate stages, which warmed the spirits of the nearly 200 people who came to see them.

Misio was one of the band's revelations of the afternoon because, through cathartic messages, they instilled in the listener the seeds of a fight for the right cause (Photo: Gustavo Azem/Infobe Mexico)
Misio was one of the band’s revelations of the afternoon because, through cathartic messages, they instilled in the listener the seeds of a fight for the right cause (Photo: Gustavo Azem/Infobe Mexico)

Norwegian-Chilean indie pop rock project Boy Pablo also won the ovation on stage Doritos mix of Latin and European culture and with themes like Hey girl, and samples of smells like Teen Spirit, of Nirvana, enchanted a thousand people. The band also featured artist Kukuo at the end of the set.

Boy Pablo's show resonated for a few days, fueled by his outstanding performance in Pal Norte, and he did not disappoint his fans from the capital (Photo: Gustavo Azem / Infobe Mexico)
Boy Pablo’s show resonated for a few days, fueled by his outstanding performance in Pal Norte, and he did not disappoint his fans from the capital (Photo: Gustavo Azem / Infobe Mexico)
Cuoco was lucky not only to play with Boy Pablo, because after the disclosure was canceled, the musician was able to perform on stage (Photo: Gustavo Azem / Infobay Mexico)
Cuoco was lucky not only to play with Boy Pablo, because after the disclosure was canceled, the musician was able to perform on stage (Photo: Gustavo Azem / Infobay Mexico)

New York gang bleachers, Led by Jack Antonoff, his proposal ripped the palms of hundreds power pop, Highlights of the presentation which included topics like don’t take money wi sotop hurt it It was a Mexican flag thrown at the singer by an assistant, who waved it enthusiastically.

The Bleachers had their first concert of the year in Mexico, but also of their entire career, and they carried the national flag with great pride, which a fan was delighted to throw on stage (Photo: Gustavo Azem/Infobe Mexico)
The Bleachers had their first concert of the year in Mexico, but also of their entire career, and they proudly threw the national flag on stage (Photo: Gustavo Azem/Infobe Mexico)
The Bleachers had their first concert of the year in Mexico, but also of their entire career, and they proudly wore the national flag that a fan was happy to throw on stage (Photo: Gustavo Azem/Infobe Mexico)
The Bleachers had their first concert of the year in Mexico, but also of their entire career, and they proudly wore the national flag that a fan was happy to throw on stage (Photo: Gustavo Azem/Infobe Mexico)

artist LP took the stage thirty minutes behind the public’s whistle Who made a strict demand after the above cancellation Disclosure, New York artist Laura Pergolizzi, dressed at 8:50 p.m. biker with themes like red enchanted the one you love and its already classic lost on you: “Your country is so beautiful, Mexico live long, bastards!” The woman who carried thousands of vibrations with her on the main stage said Display from one hour.

The LP show was taken off the schedule due to the cancellation of the disclosure (Photo: Twitter / @garjave)
The LP show was taken off the schedule due to the cancellation of the disclosure (Photo: Twitter / @garjave)
LP's powerful voice helped attendees overcome the bad drink of cancellation Photo: Ocesa
LP’s powerful voice helped attendees overcome the bad drink of cancellation Photo: Ocesa

Between 10:00 p.m. and moderate but persistent rain, American Band of hard Rock Cheap Trick managed to heat up the atmosphere with their hit songs, and the scene like a checkered stage. The group that emerged in the 1970s, composed of Rick Nielsen on guitar, Robin Zander on bass, and Tom Patterson, showed that attitude. rocker does not go with the years and instead, he offered a journey to the past with his most symbolic Hits: “Mexico, how are you? Thanks for visiting us”.

There was an excellent festival of cheap tricks;  Hard rock has never been so emotional, it just had to go through a whole pandemic (Photo: Gustavo Azam / Infobe Mexico)
There was an excellent festival of cheap tricks; Hard rock had never been so emotional, it just had to go through a whole pandemic (Photo: Gustavo Azam / Infobe Mexico)

Before concluding its presentation, this stage was nurtured by people who began to arrive to occupy a space for the imminent presentation of the attendees. tame Impala. The Aussies were the saviors of the event and with their multicolored scenes, a large ring of lighting and psychedelic elements on stage, For this For his musical proposition, he sang to the beat of thousands of songs such as Elephant And Feels Like We Only Go Backwards.

Ending their performance after midnight, the Australians put on a multicolored show filled with psychedelia and synthesizers. Photo: Osessa
Ending their performance after midnight, the Australians put on a multicolored show filled with psychedelia and synthesizers. Photo: Osessa
Tame Impala stuns audiences in a show filled with light shows, visual effects and psychedelic atmosphere
Tame Impala stuns audiences in a show filled with light shows, visual effects and psychedelic atmosphere

Thus ended the first day of the long-awaited festival, which in an effort to calm the waters and for cancellations led to frequent claims on social networks, that for this Sunday’s concerts, the festival will have access to Saturday’s. Free with presentation of tailored tickets.

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