Coronavirus: Up to date Record of Excursions and Festivals Canceled or Postponed Attributable to COVID-19


Coronavirus (COVID-19) has been diagnosed in thousands of people around the world. As the outbreak continues, organizers of large public gatherings (such as music festivals and concerts) have to judge whether or not their scheduled events are to take place as planned. One of the first major events to be canceled was South by Southwest, which was closed by the Austin government. Then Pearl Jam was one of the first big bands to postpone a tour of North America. And this week, Goldenvoice Indio, California's annual Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival, has moved to October. Below is a list of the major festivals, concerts and tours that have been canceled or postponed due to public health concerns related to the corona virus.

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Festivals and concerts

SXSW Conference & Festivals: Austin, TX, March 13-22

After tech companies and well-known speakers withdrew from the festival, SXSW was officially canceled on March 6, following instructions from the Austin government. According to the Wall Street Journal, "the organizers are considering the possibility of rescheduling sometime this year."

SXSW 2020 should include Wire, Otoboke Beaver, Alex Somers, Frances Quinlan from Hop Along, Nasty Cherry and more.

World Tour Bushfire Relief Concert: Melbourne, Australia, March 13

The World Tour Bushfire Relief Concert was canceled after headliner Miley Cyrus withdrew from the event. Lil Nas X, the Veronicas and Seb Fontaine should also appear on the show, whose funds should go to the WWF's Australian Wildlife and Nature Recovery Fund and the Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal.

Prohibitions on My Body: New York, NY March 14

Holes Courtney Love and Melissa Auf der Maur were scheduled to play a one-time reunion show for the Feminist Institute and Planned Parenthood of Greater New York. The concert was postponed to a later date. The other artists on the Bans Off My Body bill were: Perry and Etty Farrell, Rachael Yamagata, Joan as a policewoman and BETTY.

Tomorrowland Winter: Alpe d & # 39; Huez Grand Domaine Ski, France, March 14-21

The French edition of the Tomorrowland EDM Festival was to take place on the Alpe d & # 39; Huez Grand Domaine Ski. According to the organizers, the festival was canceled after the French government banned all indoor gatherings of more than 5,000 people. Ticket holders were offered refunds and discounts on tickets for future years.

Afrojack, Joris Voorn, Kölsch, Steve Aoki and many others were hired for Tomorrowland Winter 2020.

Afro Nation Puerto Rico: San Juan, Puerto Rico, March 18-21

The Afro Nation Puerto Rico with Burna Boy, Chronixx, Davido, Fabolous, Rick Ross and others was canceled on instructions from the government of Puerto Rico. "Customers will be contacted about refunds to learn about upcoming rescheduling," the organizers said. "Refunds will be processed within seven working days upon request."

Ultra Music Festival: Miami, FL, March 20-22

The Ultra Music Festival was canceled, "due to the Florida Governor's declaration of a public health emergency and the preliminary guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for COVID-19," the organizers said. According to the Miami Herald, Ultra does not offer a refund. Instead, ticket holders can choose to join Ultra in 2021 or 2022.

In Ultra 2020, Carl Cox, Zedd, David Guetta, DJ Snake, Boys Noize, Kygo, Madeon, TOKiMONSTA and others should appear.

Treefort Music Fest: Boise, ID, March 25-29

The Treefort Music Fest brings over 400 bands and artists to Idaho each year to host a five-day music festival that spans multiple music venues in Boise. This year the event will be postponed to September 23-27. All original tickets are respected and ticket holders can also request refunds. The Treefort bill includes: Chromatics, Japanese breakfast, Omar Apollo, Built to Spill and more.

Big Ears Festival: Knoxville, TN, 26-29 March

The Big Ears Festival was canceled. The festival announced that there are currently no plans to postpone the festival for 2020. Ticket holders are given the opportunity to receive a refund or to convert their purchase into a tax-deductible donation. "These are difficult times," founder Ashley Capps said in a statement. “We urge you to stay healthy and do everything to help each other and improve this world. We count on you. "The artists who wanted to play Big Ears included Thundercat, Damo Suzuki, Caroline Shaw, Kim Gordon and others.

Mission Creek Festival 2020: Iowa City, IA, April 1-4

The Mission Creek Festival in Iowa was canceled due to a ban on large gatherings. “We work with festival artists and authors to organize a special Mission Creek event in late summer / early autumn,” said the organizers. "We plan to release details early next week, including." The artists on the original bill included Black Belt Eagle Scout, (Sandy) Alex G, and Parquet Dishes.

Dreamville Festival: Raleigh, NC, April 6

J. Coles Dreamville Festival was postponed to August 29. The festival will stay at Dorothea Dix Park.

Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival: Indio, CA, 10-12 April and 17th-19th April

Coachella will take place for the second time in October. (The festival has been held in April every year since 2001.) All original tickets are redeemed for the newly scheduled dates (October 9th to 11th and October 16th to 18th) and ticket holders can request a refund. The announced headliners for Coachella 2020 are Rage Against the Machine, Frank Ocean and Traivs Scott.

Stagecoach Festival: Indio, CA, April 24-26

Stagecoach is Goldenvoices country music counterpart to Coachella. And like its sister festival, Stagecoach was relocated from October 23rd to 25th. All original tickets will be recognized for the newly set dates, and ticket holders can receive a refund if they so wish. Carrie Underwood, Thomas Rhett and Eric Church are the headliners of Stagecoach 2020.

Days of the Summer Cruise Festival

The Days of Summer Cruise Fest, which was due to start on June 28 from Miami and reach the Bahamas on July 1, was postponed to next year. Post Malone, Lil Nas X, Cardi B, DeJ Loaf and more were on the bill for 2020. The next Days of Summer Cruise Fest is scheduled for July 1-5, 2021.

Tribeca Film Festival: New York, NY, 15-26 April

The 19th edition of the New York Tribeca Film Festival was postponed after Governor Andrew Cuomo banned events with more than 500 participants. "We are committed to public health and safety while supporting our friends, filmmakers and storytellers who see Tribeca as a platform to showcase their work to the public," said Jane Rosenthal, co-founder and CEO of Tribeca Enterprises at TFF which was released on March 12 by The Hollywood Reporter. She added: "We will get back to you shortly with our plans."

BPM Festival

The Miami edition of the BPM festival was postponed until further notice. On March 13, the festival tweeted an announcement citing the spread of COVID-19 as the reason for the event's postponement. "Your health and safety remain our top priority," the statement said. "We need to be accountable to the community and do everything we can to reduce the potential threat from social gatherings."

BBC Radio 1 & # 39; s Big Weekend 2020 Dundee: Dundee, Scotland, May 22-24

BBC Radio 1's big weekend with Calvin Harris, Dua Lipa, Harry Styles and Camila Cabello was canceled. 70,000 people were expected.

Something in the Water Festival: Virginia Beach, VA, 20-26 April

Pharrell Williams & # 39; hometown festival Something In the Water is canceled this year. The festival, which was originally scheduled to take place on the weekend of April 24, has announced that it will return in 2021. The passports of ticket holders will be honored next year. Those who want a refund will get details.

Lightning in a bottle

The California Lightning in a Bottle festival was postponed. According to the festival's website, the event will no longer take place at Buena Vista Lake this weekend (May 20-25). The festival program includes James Blake, Kaytranada, Four Tet, Nina Kraviz, Empress Of and others. According to the Lightning in a Bottle announcement, no details about the future status of the festival are currently available.

Three 6 Mafia

The Memphis Three 6 Mafia rap crew postponed their appearance on March 13 in Cleveland, Ohio, at the Agora Theater, due to the current state of events around COVID-19. The group announced that the concert will be postponed, but an appointment has not yet been made. In addition, their performance on April 10 at the Smoothie King Center in New Orleans was postponed to May.

The strokes

The Strokes have postponed their concert at Los Angles & # 39; the Forum. The performance was originally scheduled for March 14, but has now been moved to May 29. The band has confirmed that all tickets for the newly scheduled date will be honored. In a tweet, the band cited "the mitigating circumstances of COVID-19" as the reason for changing the schedule. "We are disappointed to have to postpone this show," they wrote.

Code Orange

The Pittsburgh hardcore band Code Orange released their new album UNDERNEATH on March 13th. However, her hometown concert on March 14th at the Roxian was postponed due to the coronavirus outbreak. Instead, the band will broadcast a concert live, which will be performed in an empty place that night with a twitch.

New order

New Order canceled their concert on March 15th at the Melbourne Forum in Australia. "It's uncomfortable for us to play in a full indoor venue," the band tweeted. "It's not an easy decision and we don't reject shows lightly, but we have to take the health of the audience and the band seriously."


Baroness canceled their headlining concert at the Tuning Fork in Auckland, New Zealand after the download festivals in Melbourne, Sydney and Tokyo and their performances with Deftones in Brisbane and Adelaide were postponed.

From Montreal

Montana's concert on March 31 at Top Hat in Missoula was canceled. In response to the spread of COVID-19, Logjam Presents has postponed some of its events for the next 30 days.

Charli XCX

Charli XCX's concert on March 24th at El Plaza Condesa in Mexico City was postponed. Charli tweeted the message on March 16. "I was really looking forward to this show, but because of the current climate, it is obviously not wise to gather people in one room," she wrote. Charli also said she was looking for a new date in Mexico City later in the year.

New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival: April 23 – May 3

On March 17, organizers of the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival announced that the annual event would be postponed to fall, although no exact dates had been set. The Who, Lizzo, Dead & Company and Lionel Richie were among the festival's headliners.



BTS has canceled four shows at the Seoul Olympic Stadium in the South Korean band. The concerts took place on April 11th, 12th, 18th and 19th. The band's MAP OF THE SOUL TOUR is scheduled to begin on May 4 at Rose Bowl Stadium in Los Angeles, California. Ticket holders for the Seoul dates will be refunded.

Green Day, solo dates

In late February, Green Day postponed her trip to Asia. The band was to perform in Singapore, Thailand, the Philippines, Taiwan, Hong Kong, South Korea and Japan. "We know it sucks since we were looking forward to seeing you all, but keep your tickets, we will announce the new dates very soon," the band wrote.

The original tickets of the ticket holders are honored for the new Asia dates. Green Day continues to plan to tour Europe from May and then start the Hella Mega Tour with Fall Out Boy and Weezer in June.

Madonna, Madame X Tour

Madonna had to cancel the last two dates of her Madame X tour, which were to take place on March 10th and 11th at Le Grand Rex in Paris. The shows were canceled after the French government banned any indoor gatherings of more than 1,000 people. Ticket holders can get refunds when they buy.

Pearl Jam, North American Tour 2020

Pearl Jam should begin their Gigaton tour in Toronto on March 18. However, the band announced the postponement of the North America tour on March 9th and wrote: “Unfortunately, communicating in large groups is a big part of our work as a band and the tour we have been planning for months is now at risk. … We have and will always consider the security and well-being of our supporters to be a top priority. "

The original tickets of the Ticket Holders are honored on the new North American dates. Pearl Jam is still planning to start their European tour in June.

anger against the machine, first stage of the tour

The first stage of Rage Against the Machine's reunion tour, which was to be supported by Run the Jewels, has been postponed. Their shows between March 26th and May 20th have been pushed back while their shows are still in July and August.

Carlos Santana, Miraculous 2020 World Tour

On March 9, Carlos Santana and his band canceled the European stage of their Miraculous 2020 World Tour. "Many countries have decided to restrict public gatherings of more than 1,000 people to curb the potential spread of coronavirus (COVID-19)," said Michael Vrionis, president of Santanas Universal Tone Management. "Although we deeply regret this unfortunate circumstance, the safety of our fans is a top priority for the Santana organization."

European cardholders can access refunds when purchasing. There is no word on the North American leg of the Miraculous 2020 World Tour. Earth, wind & fire will join Santana for the North American data.

Bikini Kill

Bikini Kill should start their US tour in Olympia, Washington, this week. The band have now announced that their March dates in Olympia, Seattle, Victoria and Portland have been postponed. “We take the health and safety of our supporters, crews and opening bands very seriously. Given the situation in Seattle and the lack of information about the actual infection rate in the surrounding areas, this does not make sense for us to continue with one of the shows in the region, ”the band wrote in a statement. Bikini Kill asks fans to consider making a donation to the Interfaith Works Emergency Overnight Shelter, the nonprofit that should benefit from their Olympic concert proceeds.


Underworld postponed its upcoming dates in Norway and Denmark. "We are working with the organizers to postpone the dates as early as possible and will be back with you very soon," wrote the band. In May this year, Underworld will play their first North American shows since 2015.


The final dates for the Pixies' Australia tour were postponed on Wednesday (March 11). The band cited "current public health concerns". They asked fans to keep tickets for the scheduled dates, which are yet to be announced.

My Chemical Romance, Japan Tour

The returning Emo-Lynchpins have postponed their Japan shows scheduled for late this month. In a statement on Twitter, they wrote that they had made the decision on the advice of a promoter. They assured fans that the dates would be postponed soon. On March 12, MCR tweeted that all Australian and New Zealand data would be moved.

The Who, UK Tour

The Who postponed their UK tour on Thursday (March 12th) four days before they were due to start in Manchester. The canceled dates include a teenage cancer trust show at the Royal Albert Hall. All dates are postponed depending on the band. The shows will "definitely take place and it could be the last time we do this kind of tour, so keep those tickets as the shows will be awesome," said Roger Daltrey in a press release.

Iggy Pop, France Tour

Iggy Pop postponed most of his French dates and pulled at least two (Montpellier and Besançon; refunds will be issued). Shows in six of the original cities were rebooked for September. "We are working on the other data," writes his team. The explanation and the newly planned dates can be found here.

Bronson Action

"My upcoming tour is obviously being postponed," the rapper tweeted. He says the shows will be postponed and promises more information soon. Read his two-part explanation.


Poppy says she had to "postpone" her EU tour, but hasn't given any further details. "I'll be back with an anger that can't be contained so soon," she tweeted.

You could be giants

The old rock stalwarts have postponed their upcoming shows across North America and announced new dates later in the year in Philadelphia, New York, and Washington, DC. Their Boston show in late April and May shows are currently scheduled to take place. "If we have to set a new date, we will notify everyone as soon as possible," they wrote. "Let us all stay calm and wash our hands early and often."

Chelsea Wolfe

Chelsea Wolfe had to postpone her European tour on the continent due to US travel restrictions. The singer-songwriter was supposed to play acoustic dates throughout March.

Jay Som

Jay Som had to postpone her European tour on the continent due to US travel restrictions. "We hope to have more information for you in the near future," Melina Duterte wrote in a statement. “In the meantime, we want to remind everyone to be safe, take precautions, and take care of each other. Tickets will be refunded at the point of sale and I hope to be able to return later this year. "

Dan + Shay

Country music duo Dan + Shay has postponed the spring phase of their arena tour due to health concerns related to the shows. Your next scheduled date is July 30th in Tulsa, Oklahoma. "It's a strange, strange time for all of us, but we thought it was the right thing to do. Previously purchased tickets will be recognized on all new dates, ”says a statement. "We hope that everyone can do it. Keep an eye on the event websites for more information and updates. Stay safe out there. "

Maluma, MALUMA 11:11 WORLD TOUR 2020

Maluma has canceled the rest of the shows on the European stage of its 11:11 WORLD TOUR 2020. "I intended to perform on this tour, but with my team and due to the current global climate, we had to make this decision for the safety of our fans, the tour crew and more," he said. “This was also highly recommended by government officials for the safety of everyone. We will publish an update on scheduled dates shortly and stay up to date. I am sad but I will see you all soon and I hope you understand how I do it for the safety of all of you. "


TNGHT has postponed the upcoming tour dates to July.

Wilco, Ode to Joy Tour

Wilco canceled their upcoming shows in Seattle, Vancouver, Portland, Las Vegas and California. The tour dates should take place in March and April.

blood orange, tour dates 2020

Blood Orange canceled his March tour of North America where the artist would have performed at Radio City Music Hall in New York, at the Royale in Boston, and others. "My priority here is that everyone always feels safe at my shows. Given the rapidly changing flow of information due to COVID-19, I found it best to take the side of security," he wrote. "Refunds are available at the time of purchase, and I'm currently trying to reschedule dates for those of you who want to stick to tickets."

Live Nation – All national and international tours

Live Nation plans to postpone all of its tours until the end of March, according to reports in the New York Times and Billboard. Live Nation Tour acts include Billie Eilish, TOOL, Post Malone, Thundercat, and more.

Pussy Riot

Pussy Riot was originally scheduled to begin their 2020 North American tour on March 12th. However, the hike was postponed the same day due to concerns about the spread of COVID-19. While the tour is scheduled to be postponed for later this year, certain dates have not yet been released.

Bonnie "Prince" Billy

On March 12, Will Oldham's long-standing Drag City label tweeted an announcement that four upcoming Bonnie "Prince" Billy shows would be canceled during the Corona virus outbreak. "We are sad to announce that the following tour dates from Bonnie & # 39; Prince & # 39; Billy have been canceled due to COVID-19 concerns," the label wrote in a tweet. “All refunds are automatically issued by the venues. Stay healthy and take care of each other! “The four dates affected were March 12-15 in Providence, Rhode Island, Portland, Maine, Northampton, Massachusetts and Rochester, New York.

Billie Eilish

Billie Eilish has postponed the tour dates for March. Where are we going? World Tour in Response to the Corona Virus Outbreak. No details have been released about when the planned concerts will take place. On the same day (March 12) that Eilish announced the shifts, Live Nation stopped all tours until the end of March. On March 16, Eilish postponed the remaining North American dates for her. Where are we going? Trip.

Best coast

On March 12, Best Coast tweeted an announcement that all tour dates for North America after March 13 would be "postponed due to the developing coronavirus pandonia (COVID-19)". While the band's concert in Detroit is scheduled to continue on March 13th, 15 dates will be rescheduled between March 14th and April 2nd.

2020 Luck Reunion Tour

Willie Nelson's annual festival at his ranch in Luck, Texas, has been postponed due to the corona virus threat. In a statement released by Rolling Stone, the festival organizers wrote: “Turn off the light. The party is over. We're lucky if we don't … for now. We're devastated to announce that we were informed today by Travis County officials that Luck Reunion 2020 needs to be postponed. We agree to the decision and stand with the district to take all precautions to protect your health and safety. "

Mount Eerie

Mount Eerie was scheduled to start a short tour in April, but was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Phil Elverum has tweeted that he will "try to postpone it for the fall," but no specific dates have been released. "Please everyone stay healthy and alone," wrote Elverum.

The chain of Jesus and Maria

The British veterans' tour of Britain and Europe has been postponed and new dates are promised soon. Ticket holders can be reimbursed upon purchase.

Bob Dylan

Bob Dylan had to withdraw from his scheduled appointments in Japan according to the Prime Minister's new instructions and urge that concerts and events planned for spring be canceled. "We are so sorry to cancel the shows, but in the interest of public health and safety we have no alternative," said a statement by the Japanese organizer Udo Artists. "We will try to rebook the shows in the future."

Jens Lekman

Jens Lekman canceled a US tour on which Eddy Kwon and youth orchestras from across the nation were to perform.

Jon Hopkins, polarity tour

Jon Hopkins has canceled the European stage of his Polarity Tour. "We are trying to make a new appointment as soon as possible," he said.


Celine Dion canceled 14 North American shows from March 24th to April 27th, 2020. Ticket holders are asked to keep their tickets while Dion finds out new dates.

Nap Eyes

Nap Eyes opened Destroyer on his North American tour. The band in which Ryley Walker performed on the guitar for the tour gets their remaining dates.


CocoRosie has postponed all upcoming shows. The band was scheduled to play European shows in March and April, followed by US dates in April.

Mumford & Sons

On March 12, Mumford & Sons tweeted an announcement that their upcoming Teenage Cancer Trust concert on March 23 would be rescheduled. The concert was to take place at the Royal Albert Hall in London. "Like the Who, we are disappointed," wrote the band. "But we will save the Teenage Cancer Trust show for another time. Please stay up to date to make a new appointment."


Tool postponed its concert on March 16 at the Maverik Center in West Valley City, Utah, for "the evolving coronavirus situation". Their date on March 14 at the Ford Idaho Center Amphitheater is scheduled. However, the group wrote on Instagram that they were "taking a daily approach" to their upcoming North America tour.

Thom Yorke

Thom Yorke has postponed his Tomorrow & # 39; s Modern Boxes tour. The Radiohead frontman was scheduled to begin his solo tour on March 28th. His next scheduled appearance is on April 22nd in Monterry, Mexico, at the Show Center Complex.

Porridge Radio

Porridge Radio was scheduled to play headlining shows and support appointments for car seat headrests that have now been moved. Your run with CSH now starts in July, while headlining shows in North America will take place in August.

Jenny Hval

Jenny Hval's North America tour has been postponed. "The current situation is extreme and it is important to limit the spread of COVID-19 as much as possible," she wrote in an update. “I feel for artists, the people who work with them, curators, small venues, promoters, agents and other freelancers around the world who suddenly lose their income for a potentially longer period of time. Jetzt ist es an der Zeit, diese Künstler so gut wie möglich auf andere Weise zu unterstützen – Schallplatten zu kaufen und genau zuzuhören oder über andere Kanäle. “

Seltsamer Waldläufer

Die Philadelphia Indie Rock Band Strange Ranger hat ihre verbleibenden Tourdaten abgesagt. Am 13. März hat die Gruppe die Nachrichten getwittert und erklärt, dass sie versuchen, die abgesagten Daten zu verschieben, und dass Rückerstattungen verfügbar wären. "Ich bin gespannt darauf, darauf zurückzukommen, wenn es sich nicht so schwer anfühlt", schrieb die Band. "Jeder bleibt in Sicherheit und hält deine Herzen offen."

Sturgill Simpson

Sturgill Simpson musste einige seiner Termine auf seiner A Good Look'n Tour mit Tyler Childers absagen. Diese Daten umfassen Hampton, Virginia, Toronto, Ontario, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Chicago, Illinois und Minneapolis, Minnesota. Darüber hinaus plant Simpson einige der bevorstehenden Aufführungen neu. "Die Gesundheit unserer Fans, Band, Crew, Tourpartner und Veranstaltungsmitarbeiter ist uns sehr wichtig und wir möchten, dass alle in Sicherheit sind", heißt es in einer Pressemitteilung für Simpson.


Die Metal-Band Deafheaven hat angekündigt, dass ihre "10 Years Gone" -Tour mit Inter Arma aufgrund des COVID-19-Ausbruchs "bis auf Weiteres verschoben" wurde. "Wie so viele andere hart arbeitende Menschen in der Reisewelt, die von dem Virus betroffen sind, schätzen wir Ihre Geduld und Ihr Verständnis, während wir alle daran arbeiten", schrieb die Band in einem Instagram-Beitrag.

Bob Mould

Bob Mould hat alle seine elektrischen Einzelausstellungen wegen Coronavirus vom 20. auf den 29. März verschoben. "Ich bin im Zeitalter von" Die Show muss weitergehen "aufgewachsen – aber der Schutz unserer selbst, unserer Lieben und unserer Gemeinschaften ist von größter Bedeutung, wenn wir diese unvorhersehbare Krise der öffentlichen Gesundheit bewältigen", sagte Mold in einer Pressemitteilung. Er fügte hinzu: „Bitte folgen Sie den Anweisungen der lokalen und nationalen Gesundheitsbehörden. Ich entschuldige mich für etwaige Unannehmlichkeiten, danke für Ihr Verständnis und hoffe, Sie alle in naher Zukunft zu sehen. “

Frankie Cosmos

Frankie Cosmos hat ihre Reihe von australischen und neuseeländischen Konzerten auf ein nicht festgelegtes zukünftiges Datum verschoben. The band was originally meant to play Fremantle, Melbourne, Sydney, and Brisbane Australia from March 26 to April 2 before performing in Auckland and Wellington, New Zealand on April 4 and 5.


Wire have canceled their remaining North American dates, offering refunds at point of purchase. They had dates scheduled for Boston, Ottawa, and Toronto from March 13-16 in addition to their SXSW shows in Austin on March 17 & 18.

Foo Fighters

“Hi, this is Dave. Remember me? The guy who wouldn’t even postpone a show when my goddamn leg was falling off?” So begins Dave Grohl’s announcement that his band’s 25th anniversary tour has been postponed. Their 2020 Van Tour was scheduled to span through April, revisiting cities the band played on the 1995 trek behind their eponymous debut album. The rescheduled dates, along with a brand new album, are set for later this year.

Elton John

A portion of Elton John’s ongoing farewell tour has been pushed back to 2021. His series of North American dates beginning in March in Indianapolis and ending in May in Detroit has been affected, with his shows through July remaining as scheduled. Ticketholders for the performances in New York, Montreal, and more will receive new event information in the near future.

Soccer Mommy

Soccer Mommy has postponed a previously-announced North American tour. In an update Sophie Allison wrote, “hold onto your tickets, they will be valid for the rescheduled dates but refunds will be issued if you can no longer attend.” She also added that dates in Montreal and Denver are canceled.

Stephen Malkmus

The March and April dates on Stephen Malkmus’ tour behind his latest solo album Traditional Technique have been postponed. Those who have tickets for his performances in New York, Chicago, Philadelphia, and more will be able to use them for the rescheduled stops. “Thank you for your understanding and we hope to see you out there asap,” reads his statement.

Mandy Moore

The North American dates behind Mandy Moore’s comeback record Silver Landings have been postponed. Rescheduled dates will be announced as soon as possible and previously-purchased tickets will be honored. “Please be safe and stay well out there,” reads a statement. “We look forward to seeing you.”

Guns N’ Roses

Guns N’ Roses have rescheduled rescheduled their South American concerts. The four dates will now take place in November and December. The group have also postponed their Costa Rica concert, although the new date has not yet been announced.

Band of Horses

Band of Horses have rescheduled multiple dates on their most recent tour. Five of their March dates have been pushed to September, while their March 26 Cleveland show has been canceled. “This was an extremely difficult decision,” the band wrote on social media, “but the well-being of our fans, the hard working crew, and of course our families is always our top priority.”

Brittany Howard

Britany Howard has rescheduled or canceled most of her March tour dates behind her recent solo album Jaime. Howard tweeted that all previously-purchased tickets will be honored for the new dates, and instructed fans to visit her website for any updates.

Major Lazer

Major Lazer have canceled their Soundsystem City Takeover, which included dates in New York City, Berlin, Amsterdam, London, and Paris. In a statement, the group said that the shows will be rescheduled for later dates and that “all tickets remain valid for the new dates.”

James Blake

James Blake’s European tour, set to begin April 14 in Paris, has been canceled. Blake tweeted the news on March 17. “It’s been a horrible decision to make, but the safety of the fans and my band and crew is always the top priority,” he wrote. “Sending everyone all the love. Please stay safe out there.”

The Rolling Stones

The Rolling Stones’ have canceled their upcoming NO FILTER North American tour, scheduled to kick off May 8 in San Diego. “We’re hugely disappointed to have to postpone the tour. We are sorry to all the fans who were looking forward to it as much as we were, but the health and safety of everyone has to take priority,” the band said in a comment. “We will all get through this together – and we’ll see you very soon.”

Archers of Loaf

North Carolina indie group Archers of Loaf have postponed all of their March tour dates “due to circumstances outside of our control and for the safety and health of our fans,” as the group tweeted on March 12. The concerts included dates in New York and Boston on March 13 and 14.

Cable Ties

Melbourne rock trio Cable Ties have postponed their U.S. tour dates. “We are gutted to announce that with the cancellation of SXSW our US tour has had to be postponed,” the band wrote on Instagram. “We are all so disappointed to have to wait to play the states but we promise that we’ll be there soon.”


Caribou’s Dan Snaith took to Twitter on March 14 to announce the postponement of his concerts through April due to coronavirus. “Please hold on to your tickets,” he wrote. “We’re rescheduling these dates later in the year—details ASAP. Stay safe and follow the advice of health experts, esp to protect the most vulnerable.”

Mikal Cronin

Los Angeles rocker Mikal Cronin has canceled his remaining March concerts “due to worldwide pandemic,” as Cronin tweeted on March 13. The dates included Melted Festival and Treefort festival.


Dan Bejar called off his remaining dates with Nap Eyes for March 14-17, which were in support of his new album Have We Met. He’s postponed dates in Seattle and Vancouver, as well as a Europe tour on the books for April.


After a last-minute exit from Europe with her band in mid-March, Torres postponed her remaining tour dates there. She’s also postponed most of her April tour of North American, though some of those dates have been rescheduled for October.

King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard

The Australian rock outfit canceled their U.S. tour dates scheduled for April and May on March 17. “Playing music for y’all means so much to us so we’ll be rescheduling as many shows as we possibly can,” the band wrote on Instagram. The run included two stops in Canada as well as a two-night stand at Colorado’s Red Rocks Amphitheatre.


Allison Crutchfield has delayed her spring tour of North America in support of her forthcoming album Saint Cloud. Those dates have not yet been rescheduled.

Wye Oak

Wye Oak have rescheduled the West Coast leg of their JOIN tour for July. Stops include Seattle, Portland, San Francisco, and Los Angeles.

William Tyler, Mary Lattimore, and Steve Gunn

The instrumental trio canceled their collaborative Strings Across the South dates together, which they say are hoping to be rescheduled for October. The brief tour included a stop at Big Ears in Knoxville, Tennessee, which was canceled on March 11.



Berlin techno club Berghain has canceled all of its “self-produced” events until April 20. The news follows an announcement from Berlin’s culture minister Klaus Lederer that all concerts and cultural events with attendees totaling 500 or more have been banned until April 19 (via The

Brooklyn Academy of Music (New York City)

BAM suspended all events through March 29. The venue’s movie theater, BAM Rose Cinemas, will operate at half-capacity.

Chase Center (San Francisco)

All music events scheduled to be held at Chase Center in San Francisco through March 21 have been canceled or postponed. This includes Tame Impala’s March 13 concert (which has been postponed), Post Malone’s March 19 concert (canceled or postponed – TBD), and Bell Biv Devoe & Friends on March 21 (postponed).

U Street Music Hall, 9:30 Club, the Anthem, Lincoln Theatre (Washington, D.C.)

Following recommendations from DC Health that all gatherings of 1,000 or more people be postponed or canceled through March, numerous D.C. venues—including U Street Music Hall, 9:30 Club, the Anthem, and the Lincoln Theatre—have postponed their programming until April.

Carnegie Hall (New York City)

Carnegie Hall has cancelled all programming for the month of March, from March 13 onward. This includes all scheduled concerts, education programming, Carnegie Hall Citywide performances, and other events. Find a list of impacted events here.

The Shed (New York City)

On March 12, Manhattan cultural center the Shed sent out a press release stating that it is suspending its exhibitions from March 12 at 6 p.m. through March 30 in an effort to “contain the the spread of COVID-19 and to prioritize the health of our audiences, artists, and staff.”

Webster Hall, Brooklyn Steel, Terminal 5, Music Hall of Williamsburg, Rough Trade (New York City)

All venues have announced that they’re closing until further notice in accordance with the large gatherings mandate by the State of New York.

Grand Ole Opry

Nashville’s iconic Grand Ole Opry has paused performances that include a live audience and tours through April 4 “in an effort to maintain health and safety amid current COVID-19 concerns.”


Juno Awards 2020

The annual Juno awards have been canceled. “We are devastated to cancel this national celebration of music, but at this time of global uncertainty, the health, safety and well-being of all Canadians must stand at the forefront of any decisions that impact our communities,” organizers said in a statement (via The Hollywood Reporter). Winners and nominees in the Canadian music awards will be honored in an “alternative way.” Concerts and other events surrounding the Junos have been called off as well.

STRANGER THAN KINDNESS: The Nick Cave Exhibition

STRANGER THAN KINDNESS: The Nick Cave Exhibition was set to open on March 23 at the Black Diamond, Copenhagen. The opening will be delayed until at least March 29, Cave announced.

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2020 Induction Ceremony

The Rock Hall induction ceremony, originally scheduled for May 2, has been postponed, as Rolling Stone reports. “Our first concern is to the health and safety of our attendees and artists and we are complying to the direction of the local and state authorities and common sense,” president Joel Peresman said in a statement. “We look forward to rescheduling the ceremony and will make that announcement at the earliest convenience.” Artists that were set to be inducted include Nine Inch Nails, Depeche Mode, the Doobie Brothers, Whitney Houston, T-Rex, and the Notorious B.I.G.

2020 WFMU Record Fair

The 2020 WFMU Record Fair was scheduled to take place at the Brooklyn Expo Center in Greenpoint from April 24–26. The event was canceled due to New York’s restrictions on large gatherings.

Andy Warhol’s The Kiss

Back in 2019, Kim Gordon announced that she would soundtrack Andy Warhol’s 1963 silent film The Kiss at select events. Now, three of those events have been canceled. Gordon announced on Twitter that the March 26 event at Big Ears Festival, the March 29 event at the Momentary, and the April 3 event at Mission Creek Festival, have all been called off in response to the coronavirus outbreak.

iHeartRadio Music Awards

The iHeartRadio Music Awards, originally scheduled to take place at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles on March 29, have been postponed. Voting for the awards will still continue, however all events at the Shrine Auditorium have been put on hold through March 31.

RZA-Directed Movie Cut-Throat City Release Date Postponed

The upcoming RZA-directed movie Cut-Throat City, which features T.I., Wesley Snipes, and Ethan Hawke, has been postponed from its initial April 10 release date. The film’s distributor, Well Go USA, announced that it will be released at a to-be-determined date in the spring.

This article was published on Wednesday, March 11 at 12:44 p.m. Eastern. It was last updated on Tuesday, March 17 at 11:12 p.m. Eastern.


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