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Imagine Dragons performing on Netflix Picket Line in support of the Writers Strike


Imagine Dragons supports the writers’ strike.

The Grammy-winning band took to the Netflix picket line on Tuesday to show their support for the writers’ strike in Los Angeles and New York City. Pianist Dan Reynolds and electric guitarist Daniel Wayne Sermon, new LA transplants from Las Vegas, played “Radioactive” and “Whatever It Takes”.

The musicians join a number of celebrities who have visited high-profile venues in both major cities to show their support, such as Pete Davidson, who handed out pizza in Greenpoint, Brooklyn; Ted Lasso writers and stars Jason Sudeikis, Brett Goldstein and Brendan Hunt; Cynthia Nixon; Bowen Yang; and Jay Leno, who brought donuts to strikers in LA (again).

The Imagine Dragons performance comes in the middle of their Mercury World Tour, which kicked off in February 2022 in Miami and ends in September 2023 at Lollapalooza in Berlin. The band’s fourth tour is in support of their fifth and sixth studio albums. Mercury – Acts 1 (2021) and 2 (2022).

The musicians taking to the picket line come nine days after the Writers Guild of America and the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers broke off negotiations and the strike began, with guild members and others protesting for the first time in 15 years outside major studios and streamers. years.

“We’re at war with the studios,” a showrunner told a WGA meeting of writers-producers, who gathered Saturday to discuss the studio’s demands after its first week of strike. “We can’t be at war one day and be their partners the next.”

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