Jon Bon Jovi tests positive for Covid just minutes before a concert

Jon Bon Jovi tests positive for Covid just minutes before a concert
Jon Bon Jovi tests positive for Covid just minutes before a concert. image: twitter

Jon Bon Jovi tests positive for Covid just minutes before his concert

Legendary performer, Jon Bon Jovi, had to cancel a concert over the weekend after testing positive for coronavirus just before he was due on stage. According to local news station WSVN in Miami, the 59-year-old – and his band members – had taken a rapid-test backstage while waiting to perform at Loews South Beach, Miami Beach, last Saturday, October 30.

It was left to the concert announcer to take the stage and pass the bad news to the crowd that there would not be any show, telling them, “Jon feels great”, but that the iconic frontman was heading to bed to isolate and recover. Bon Jovi is fully vaccinated. There was no mention of the concert being rescheduled.

Jon’s publicist told, “This was a Runaway concert, which means it is a smaller more intimate type acoustic show for the top levels of his fan club, so he is backed by on these by a group of musicians called the ‘Kings Of Suburbia’, not by ‘Bon Jovi’ – and out of an abundance of caution they did not perform without Jon”.


Attendees of this concert had paid upwards of thousands of dollars for a three-day Halloween hotel package that culminated with the show by Jon Bon Jovi and his band. Everybody had to show proof of vaccination or negative test results before being allowed entry to the venue.

Bon Jovi has not stopped touring since the glory days of the 1980s, when the band was one of the biggest names in the world, selling millions of albums. They regularly sold out huge stadiums thanks to classic hits including ‘Livin’ On A Prayer’, ‘You Give Love A Bad Name’, ‘Shot Through The Heart’, ‘Wanted Dead Or Alive’, and so many more, as reported by


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Chris was born in a small village in Wales, where he ran his own successful construction company for many years, before deciding in 1990, to swap the grey skies and rain for the sunshine and lifestyle of the Costa del Sol. Late last year he made the move to Southern Portugal, and is now residing on the Algarve. Having sung and played in a rock band back in Wales, he still likes to go out and entertain in his spare time, singing in restaurants and golf clubs. Interests are of course music, especially from the 60s and 70s, movies, nice restaurants, and he has a passion for graphic design and online marketing.


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