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Coronavirus: Updated List of Tours and Festivals Canceled or Postponed Due to COVID-19

Coachella, Rage, Pearl Jam, SXSW, Madonna, and much more have been affected by the coronavirus outbreak

2019 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival (Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images for Coachella)
2019 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival (Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images for Coachella)

Thousands of people across the globe have been diagnosed with (). As the outbreak continues, organizers of large public gatherings (such as music festivals and concerts) are being forced to assess whether or not to hold their scheduled events as planned. Among the first big events to be canceled was South by Southwest, which was by the Austin government. Then, Pearl Jam became one of the first major bands to . And, this week, Goldenvoice pushed Indio, California’s annual . Below, find a running list of major festivals, concerts, and tours that have been canceled or postponed due to public health concerns stemming from coronavirus.

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Festivals and Concerts

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

After and pulled out of the festival, SXSW was on March 6 at the direction of the Austin government. According to , “organizers are exploring the possibility of rescheduling sometime this year.”

SXSW 2020 was Wire, Otoboke Beaver, Alex Somers, Hop Along’s Frances Quinlan, Nasty Cherry, and more.

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

The World Tour Bushfire Relief Concert was canceled after Miley Cyrus from the event. Lil Nas X, the Veronicas, and Seb Fontaine were also scheduled to perform at the show, whose funds were set to go to the WWF Australian Wildlife and Nature Recovery Fund, as well as the Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal.

Bans Off My Body: New York, NY, March 14

Hole’s Courtney Love and Melissa Auf der Maur were scheduled to play for the Feminist Institute and Planned Parenthood of Greater New York. The concert has been to a later date. The other artists on the Bans Off My Body bill were: Perry and Etty Farrell, Rachael Yamagata, Joan as Police Woman, and BETTY.

Tomorrowland Winter: Alpe d’Huez grand domaine Ski, France, March 14–21

The French edition of the Tomorrowland EDM festival was set to take place at the Alpe d’Huez grand domaine Ski. According to organizers, the festival was after the French government placed a ban on all indoor gatherings totaling more than 5,000 people. Ticketholders have been offered refunds as well as discounts on tickets for future years.

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

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

Afro Nation Puerto Rico, featuring Burna Boy, Chronixx, Davido, Fabolous, Rick Ross, and others, was canceled at the instruction of the Puerto Rico government. “Customers will be contacted in relation to refunds with details on rescheduling to come,” organizers said. “If requested, refunds will be processed within seven working days.”

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

Ultra Music Festival was “due to the Florida Governor’s declaration of a public health emergency and Centers of Disease Control and Prevention’s Interim Guidance for COVID-19,” organizers said. According to the , Ultra will not be offering refunds. Instead, ticketholders can choose to attend Ultra in 2021 or 2022.

Ultra 2020 was going to feature Carl Cox, Zedd, David Guetta, DJ Snake, Boys Noize, Kygo, Madeon, TOKiMONSTA, and others.

The BPM Festival: Miami, FL, March 22

The Miami edition of BPM Festival has been postponed until further notice. On March 13, the festival an announcement citing the spread of COVID-19 as the reason for postponing the event. “Your health and safety remain our top priority,” the statement reads. “We must be responsible to the community and do everything we can to diminish potential exposure via social gatherings.”

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

Treefort Music Fest brings over 400 bands and artists to Idaho every year for a five-day music festival that spans multiple music venues in Boise. This year, the event will be until September 23–27. All original tickets will be respected and ticketholders are able to request refunds as well. On the Treefort bill are: Chromatics, Japanese Breakfast, Omar Apollo, Built to Spill, and more.

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

Big Ears Festival has been canceled. The festival announced that there are no plans to reschedule the fest for 2020 at this time. Ticketholders will be given the option to receive a refund or 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 whatever you can to help one another and to make this a better world. We’re counting on you.” Artists set to play Big Ears included Thundercat, Damo Suzuki, Caroline Shaw, Kim Gordon, and others.

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

Iowa’s Mission Creek Festival was canceled due to a ban on large gatherings. “We are working with festival artists and authors to set up a special Mission Creek event in the late-summer/early-fall,” organizers said. “We plan to have details early next week including.” Artists on the original bill included Black Belt Eagle Scout, (Sandy) Alex G, and Parquet Courts.

Dreamville Festival: Raleigh, NC, April 6

J. Cole’s Dreamville Festival has been to August 29. The festival will remain at Dorothea Dix Park.

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

For just the second time, Coachella will . (The festival has occurred in April every year since 2001.) All original tickets will be honored for the rescheduled dates (October 9–11 and 16–18), and ticketholders will be able to obtain a refund if they wish. The announced headliners for Coachella 2020 are Rage Against the Machine, Frank Ocean, and Traivs Scott.

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

The 19th edition of New York’s Tribeca Film Festival has been following Governor Andrew Cuomo’s ban on events exceeding 500 attendees. “We are committed to ensuring the health and safety of the public while also supporting our friends, filmmakers and storytellers who look to Tribeca as a platform to showcase their work to audiences,” TFF’s co-founder and CEO of Tribeca Enterprises Jane Rosenthal said in a statement published by on March 12. She added, “We will be back to you shortly with our plans.”

Kryptonite Festival: Atlanta, GA, April 18

Big Boi’s has been . The initial lineup included Goodie Mob and EarthGang.

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

Pharrell Williams’ hometown festival Something In the Water will be canceled this year. Originally set to take place the weekend of April 24, the festival has announced it will return in 2021. Ticketholders’ passes will be honored next year; those who wish to get a refund will receive details.

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

On March 17, organizers of the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival announced that the annual event would be , though specific dates have not been set. The Who, Lizzo, Dead & Company, and Lionel Richie were among those set to headline the festival.

Stagecoach Festival: Indio, CA, April 24–26

Stagecoach is Goldenvoice’s country music counterpart to Coachella. And like its sister festival, Stagecoach has been moved to October, taking place from the 23rd to the 25th. All original tickets will be honored for the rescheduled dates, and ticketholders will be able to obtain a refund if they wish. Carrie Underwood, Thomas Rhett & Eric Church are the Stagecoach 2020 headliners.

Shaky Knees Music Festival: Atlanta, GA, May 1–3

, originally set to go down from May 1-3 in Atlanta’s Central Park, has been postponed until October 16–18. Headliners—the Black Keys, the Strokes, and Smashing Pumpkins—have all agreed to perform on the rescheduled dates.

Waking Windows Music & Arts Festival: Winooski, VT, May 1–3

Vermont’s Waking Windows will now take place May 7–9, 2021. All passes purchased for the 2020 fest will be honored next year.

Cruel World: Los Angeles, CA, May 2

Morrissey, Bauhaus, Blondie, and Devo were among those set to headline the first festival in Los Angeles on May 2. The festival has been postponed until September 12. All tickets for the original event are still valid.

Cannes Film Festival: Cannes, France, May 12–23

On March 19, the Cannes Film Festival posted a on its website stating that the event cannot take place during its previously-scheduled dates of May 12–23. “Several options are considered in order to preserve its running,” the press release states. “The main one being a simple postponement, in Cannes, until the end of June-beginning of July, 2020.”

Lightning in a Bottle: Buena Vista Lake, CA, May 20–25

California festival Lightning in a Bottle has been postponed. According to the festival’s , the event will no longer take place at Buena Vista Lake over Memorial Day weekend this year. The festival’s lineup included James Blake, KAYTRANADA, Four Tet, Nina Kraviz, Empress Of, and more. According to Lightning in a Bottle’s announcement, there are no current details available on the future status of the festival.

BBC Radio 1’s Big Weekend 2020 Dundee: Dundee, Scotland, May 22–24

BBC Radio 1’s Big Weekend, featuring Calvin Harris, Dua Lipa, Harry Styles, and Camila Cabello, among others, has been . 70,000 people were expected to attend.

Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival: Manchester, TN, June 11–14

The annual Bonnaroo festival in Tennessee has been until September 24–27. All tickets and accommodations purchases will be honored for the new weekend. Artists on the initial lineup included Tame Impala, TOOL, Lizzo, Vampire Weekend, Lana Del Rey, the 1975, Run the Jewels, and Brittany Howard.

Firefly Music Festival: Dover, DE, June 18–21

Firefly Festival in Delaware has been until 2021. The lineup included Rage Against the Machine, Billie Eilish, Halsey, Khalid, and Blink-182. All official 2020 ticket holders will be given the option of receiving a full refund or transferring their ticket to 2021.

Glastonbury Festival: Somerset, England June 24–28

Less than a week after announcing Kendrick Lamar as its final headliner, festival. Tickets can be refunded or carried forward to next year’s prospective event.

Days of Summer Cruise Fest: June 28–July 1

Days of Summer Cruise Fest, which was set to embark from Miami on June 28 and make it to the Bahamas on July 1, has been postponed till next year. Post Malone, Lil Nas X, Cardi B, DeJ Loaf, and more were on the 2020 bill. The next Days of Summer Cruise Fest is slated for July 1–5, 2021.

Download Festival: June 12-14

The UK metal fest announced on March 26 that its 2020 edition was off. Tickets can be refunded or carried forward to next year, according to a .

Isle of Wight Festival: June 11-14

The longstanding festival will not take place in 2020. In a statement on March 26, it told ticket-holders it would receive email instructions on obtaining a refund within the next five days. Tickets can also be retained for next year’s festival.

Parklife: June 12-14

The Northern England festival has canceled its 2020 event. “Parklife will return stronger than ever on 12th & 13th June 2021 and we hope to see you all then,” they wrote in a statement. Ticket-holders can soon claim a refund or retain their spot for next year.

All Points East: May 24

The London festival had been due to host Massive Attack and a special piano set from Thom Yorke. Now, it’s been called off. “Alongside the now enforced period of social isolation, the Government has stated that emergency services will not be able to support major events,” they wrote in a statement.“ Furthermore, the projected strain that is being placed on the NHS will push this institution and its staff to levels never seen before. It is therefore inconceivable for us to add any distraction to these organisations.” Ticket-holders will soon be contacted about refunds.

Primavera Sound: June 3-7

The annual Primavera Sound in Barcelona has been to August 26-30. Ticket sales have been put on hold for now, but tickets purchased before the postponement will be honored for the new dates.


Tours

Action Bronson

“My upcoming tour is obviously postponed,” the rapper tweeted. He says the shows will be rescheduled, promising more info soon. Read his - statement.

Angel Olsen

Dates behind Angel Olsen’s 2019 album have been postponed, with rescheduled dates forthcoming. “We may add some shows as well,” she writes in a . “Please be safe, stay home, & stay healthy.”

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 on March 12. The concerts included dates in New York and Boston on March 13 and 14.

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 on social media, “but the well-being of our fans, the hard working crew, and of course our families is always our top priority.”

Baroness

Baroness have their headlining concert at the Tuning Fork in Auckland, New Zealand following the postponement of Download Festivals in Melbourne, Sydney, and Tokyo, as well as their gigs with Deftones in Brisbane and Adelaide.

Best Coast

On March 12, Best Coast an announcement that all of their North American tour dates after March 13 would be postponed “due to the evolving Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.” While the band’s March 13 concert in Detroit is slated to continue as scheduled, 15 dates between March 14 and April 2 will be pushed back.

Bikini Kill

Bikini Kill were set to kick off their U.S. tour this week in Olympia, Washington. The band has now announced their March dates in Olympia, Seattle, Victoria, and Portland have been postponed. “We take the health and safety of our supporters, crew, and opening bands very seriously, and given the situation in Seattle as well as the lack of information about the actual infection rate of the surrounding areas, it doesn’t make sense to us to go forward with any of the shows in the region,” the band wrote in a . Bikini Kill ask that fans consider a donation to the Interfaith Works Emergency Overnight Shelter, the non-profit that was to be the beneficiary of their Olympia concert proceeds.

Billie Eilish

Billie Eilish has March tour dates of her in response to the coronavirus outbreak. No details have been announced with respect to when the rescheduled concerts will take place. On the same day (March 12) that Eilish announced the postponements, until the end of March. On March 16, Eilish the remaining North American dates on her Where Do We Go? tour.

Blood Orange, 2020 Tour Dates

Blood Orange his , which would have find the artist performing at New York’s Radio City Music Hall, Boston’s Royale, and more. “My priority here is for everyone to always feel safe at my shows, and given the influx of rapidly changing information every day due to COVID-19, I felt it best to move towards the side of safety,” he wrote. “Refunds are available at the point of purchase and I am currently looking into trying to reschedule dates for those of you that would like to hold on to tickets.”

Bob Dylan

Bob Dylan has been forced to pull out of his planned Japan dates following new guidance from the Prime Minister urging that concerts and events scheduled for the spring get canceled. “We are so sorry to cancel the shows, but in the interest of Public Health and Safety, we are left with no alternative,” reads a from Japanese promoter Udo Artists. “We will look to rebook the shows in the future.”

Bob Mould

Bob Mould has postponed all of his solo electric shows from March 20 through March 29 due to coronavirus. “I was raised in the age of ‘the show must go on’—but protecting ourselves, our loved ones, and our communities is paramount as we navigate this unpredictable public health crisis,” Mould said in a press release. He added: “Please follow the directions of local and national health authorities. Apologies for any inconvenience, thanks for understanding, and I hope to see you all in the near future.”

Bon Iver

Bon Iver has most—but not all—of their spring European tour dates. The band’s April 27 show in Birmingham has been canceled outright; the April 15 and April 24 shows in Amsterdam and Lisbon, respectively, have yet to be rescheduled.

Bonnie “Prince” Billy

On March 12, Will Oldham’s longtime label Drag City an announcement that four upcoming Bonnie “Prince” Billy shows would be canceled amid the coronavirus outbreak. “We are sad to announce that the following Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy tour dates have now be cancelled due to COVID-19 concerns,” the label wrote in a tweet. “All refunds will be issued by the venues automatically. Stay healthy and take care of one another!” The four were March 12 through March 15 in Providence, Rhode Island, Portland, Maine, Northampton, Massachusetts, and Rochester, New York.

Brittany Howard

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

BTS, MAP OF THE SOUL TOUR – SEOUL

BTS four shows at Seoul’s Olympic Stadium in the band’s native South Korea. The concerts were set for April 11, 12, 18, and 19. The band’s MAP OF THE SOUL TOUR, originally scheduled to in the spring and summer, has been postponed, but new dates have not yet been announced.

Cable Ties

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

Caribou

Caribou’s Dan Snaith took to 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.”

Carlos Santana, Miraculous 2020 World Tour

On March 9, Carlos Santana and his band the European leg of their Miraculous 2020 World Tour. “Many countries have made the decision to restrict public gatherings in excess of 1,000 people to curb the potential spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19),” Michael Vrionis, President of Santana’s Universal Tone Management, said. “While we deeply regret this unfortunate circumstance, the safety of our fans is the main priority for the Santana Organization.”

European ticketholders can access refunds at point of purchase. There is no word on of the Miraculous 2020 World Tour. Earth, Wind & Fire are set to join Santana for the North American dates.

Céline Dion, COURAGE WORLD TOUR

Céline Dion canceled 14 North American shows from March 24 through April 27, 2020. Ticketholders are being asked to hold onto their tickets as Dion figures out new dates.

Charli XCX

Charli XCX’s March 24 concert at El Plaza Condesa in Mexico City has been postponed. Charli the news on March 16. “I was really looking forward to this show but obviously due to the current climate gathering people in a space is not wise,” she wrote. Charli also said that she is looking for a new date in Mexico City later in the year.

Chelsea Wolfe

Chelsea Wolfe has been forced to postpone her European tour following U.S. travel restrictions to the continent. The singer-songwriter was scheduled to play acoustic dates throughout March.

CocoRosie

CocoRosie all of their upcoming shows. The band was slated to play European shows in March and April, followed by U.S. dates in April.

Code Orange

Pittsburgh hardcore band Code Orange released their new album on March 13, however their hometown concert on March 14 at was been postponed amid the coronavirus outbreak. The band instead a concert performed in an empty venue via twitch that same night.

Dan + Shay

Country music duo Dan + Shay have postponed the spring leg of their arena tour in light of health concerns surrounding the shows. Their next scheduled date is set for July 30 in Tulsa, Oklahoma. “It is a strange, strange time for all of us, but we felt this was the right thing to do. Previously purchased tickets will be honored at all rescheduled dates,” a statement reads. “We hope everyone can make it. Keep an eye on venue websites for further information and updates. Stay safe out there.”

Deafheaven

Metal band Deafheaven have that their “10 Years Gone” with Inter Arma has been “postponed until further notice” due to the COVID-19 outbreak. “Like so many other hard working people in the touring world being affected by the virus, we appreciate your patience and understanding while we all work through this,” the band wrote in an .

Destroyer

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 in Seattle and Vancouver, as well as a Europe tour on the books for April.

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.

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 that his band’s 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.

Frankie Cosmos

Frankie Cosmos have their string of Australian and New Zealand concerts until an unspecified future date. 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.

Green Day, Solo Dates

In late February, Green Day their Asian tour. The band was scheduled to perform in Singapore, Thailand, the Philippines, Taiwan, Hong Kong, South Korea, and Japan. “We know it sucks, as we were looking forward to seeing you all, but hold on to your tickets we’ll be announcing the new dates very soon,” the band wrote.

Ticketsholders’ original tickets will be honored for the new Asia dates. Green Day still plan to tour Europe, beginning in May, and then embark on the with Fall Out Boy and Weezer in June.

Guns N’ Roses

Guns N’ Roses have 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.

Iggy Pop, France Tour

Iggy Pop has rescheduled most of his French dates and pulled at least two (Montpellier and Besançon; refunds will be issued). Shows in six of the original cities have been rebooked for September. “We are working on the other dates,” his team writes. Find the statement and rescheduled dates .

James Blake

James Blake’s European tour, set to begin April 14 in Paris, has been canceled. Blake 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.”

Jay Som

Jay Som has been forced to postpone her European tour following U.S. travel restrictions to the continent. “We hope to have more information for you in the near future,” Melina Duterte wrote in a statement. “In the meantime, we'd like to remind everyone to be safe, take precautions, and look after each other. Tickets will be refunded at point of sale and I hope to return later this year.”

Jenny Hval

Jenny Hval’s Practice of Love North American tour has been postponed. “The situation right now is extreme, and it is important to limit the spreading of COVID-19 as much as possible,” she wrote in an . “I feel for artists, the people who work with them, curators, small venues, promoters, agents, and other freelance workers all over the globe who are suddenly losing their income for what could be a lengthy time period. Now is the time for supporting those artists as much as you can in other ways – buying records and listening closely, or via other channels.”

Jens Lekman

Jens Lekman canceled a U.S. tour that was going to feature Eddy Kwon and youth orchestras from across the nation.

The Jesus and Mary Chain

The British alt-rock veterans’ tour of the UK and Europe has been , with rescheduled dates promised soon. Ticket holders can be refunded at the point of purchase.

Jon Hopkins, Polarity Tour

Jon Hopkins the European leg of his Polarity Tour. “We are looking to reschedule as soon as possible,” he said.

KAYTRANADA

All of KAYTRANADA’s tour dates in support of his new LP Bubba have been postponed “.” Tickets purchased for original dates will be honored for the new dates.

King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard

The Australian rock outfit canceled its 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 . The run included two stops in Canada as well as a two-night stand at Colorado’s Red Rocks Amphitheatre.

King Krule

King Krule’s is . All purchased tickets will be honored for the new dates.

Lindsey Buckingham

Lindsey Buckingham will no longer . He he’s working on rescheduling the dates.

Liz Phair, Soberish Tour

Earlier this month, Liz Phair the title of her long-awaited next album: Soberish. She also announced a string of tour dates that were meant to kick off May 1. Now, Phair has postponed those dates. “Sadly, the Soberish shows are being moved to later this year,” Phair on March 26. “I want you all to stay safe during these times 🙏🏻 more details to come.”

Lucy Dacus

Lucy Dacus’ European tour through April and May has been . Tickets will be refunded. “We will do everything we can to come back to these cities at some point,” Dacus wrote on Instagram. “In the meantime, please take coronavirus seriously and find some rest in this time of physical distance and community solidarity. Take care.”

Madonna, Madame X Tour

Madonna was the last two dates of her , which were scheduled to take place March 10 and 11 at Le Grand Rex in Paris. The shows were canceled after the French government placed a ban on any indoor gatherings totaling more than 1,000 people. Ticketholders can receive refunds at the point of purchase.

Major Lazer

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

Maluma, MALUMA 11:11 WORLD TOUR 2020

Maluma canceled the rest of the shows on the European leg of his 11:11 WORLD TOUR 2020. “I had all of the intention 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, tour crew and more,” he said. “This was also highly recommended by government officials for the safety of everyone. Soon, we will give an update on rescheduled dates and stay tune. I am sad, but I will see you all soon and I hope that you understand as I do it for the safety of you all.”

Mandy Moore

The North American behind Mandy Moore’s comeback record 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 . “We look forward to seeing you.”

Metallica

Metallica are their April shows in South America to December.

Mikal Cronin

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

Mount Eerie

Mount Eerie Was scheduled to kick off , however it has now been canceled as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Phil Elverum tweeted that he will “try to reschedule it for the fall,” however no specific dates have been announced. “Please everyone stay sane and alone,” Elverum wrote.

Mumford & Sons

On March 12, Mumford & Sons an announcement that their upcoming Teenage Cancer Trust concert on March 23 would be postponed. The concert was slated to take place at London’s Royal Albert Hall, “Like the Who, we’re gutted,” the band wrote. “But we’re going to save the Teenage Cancer Trust show for another time. Please stay tuned for a rescheduled date.”

My Chemical Romance, Japan Tour

The returning emo lynchpins have postponed their Japan shows scheduled for later this month. In a statement , they wrote that they made the decision on the advice of a promoter. They reassured fans that the dates would be rescheduled soon. On March 12, MCR that all Australian and New Zealand dates would be .

Nap Eyes

Nap Eyes were opening for Destroyer on his North American tour. The band, which featured Ryley Walker on guitar for the tour, are .

New Order

New Order have their March 15 concert at Forum Melbourne in Australia. “We are uncomfortable about playing in a packed, indoor venue,” the band . “It’s not a decision taken lightly and we do not lightly cancel shows but we have to take the health of the public and the band seriously.”

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds, European Tour

Nick Cave announced the postponement of the band’s in his Red Hand Files newsletter on March 19. “Slowly, we all are coming around to the realisation that we will need to lead very different lives for a while—short term, long term, who knows?” he wrote.

of Montreal

Of Montreal’s March 31 concert at the in Missoula, Montana has been canceled. has postponed several of its events for the next 30 days in response to the spread of COVID-19.

Pearl Jam, North American Tour 2020

Pearl Jam were set to begin their on March 18 in Toronto. The band announced on March 9, however, writing, “Unfortunately, communing in large groups is a huge part of what we do as a band and the tour we’ve been busy planning for months is now in jeopardy.... We have and will always keep the safety and well-being of our supporters as top priority.”

Ticketholders’ original tickets will be honored on the new North American dates. Pearl Jam still plan to begin their European tour in June.

Pixies

The final dates on Pixies’ tour of Australia were postponed Wednesday (March 11). The band “current public health concerns.” They asked fans to retain tickets to attend the rescheduled dates, which are to be announced.

Poppy

Poppy says she had to “move” her EU tour but hasn’t yet shared further details. “I will be back so soon with a rage that cannot be contained,” she .

Porridge Radio

Porridge Radio were set to play headlining shows and support dates for Car Seat Headrest that have now been postponed. Their run with CSH now begins in July, while headlining shows in North America will take place in August.

Pussy Riot

Pussy Riot were originally meant to kick off their on March 12, however the trek was postponed that same day due to concerns over the spread of COVID-19. While the tour is meant to be rescheduled for later this year, specific dates have not yet been announced.

Rage Against the Machine

The first leg of Rage Against the Machine’s reunion tour, which was set to feature support from Run the Jewels, . Their shows between March 26 and May 20 have been pushed back while their shows in July and August still stand.

Roger Waters, This Is Not a Drill Tour

On March 27, Roger Waters an announcement that his 2020 will be postponed until next year. The extensive North American trek was meant to kick off in July.

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.”

Sharon Van Etten

Sharon Van Etten has spring tour dates behind her latest album Remind Me Tomorrow. The trek was meant to kick off April 17 in Baltimore and wrap up April 28 in Atlanta, however Van Etten pushed the tour back to as-yet-unknown dates “in light of COVID-19.” “Everyone’s safety and well-being is always our #1 concern, especially during this sensitive time,” Van Etten wrote in a statement.

Soccer Mommy

Soccer Mommy has postponed a North American tour. In an 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 .

Stereolab, North American tour

Stereolab’s NA tour, scheduled to kick off in Miami on May 1, has been postponed until further notice. “Hang on to your tickets, as they will be valid for the rescheduled dates that we are currently working on,” a press release reads. “Please stay safe during these bleak times.”

Strange Ranger

Philadelphia indie rock band Strange Ranger have canceled their remaining tour dates. On March 13, the group the news, stating that they are attempting to reschedule the canceled dates and that refunds would be available. “Psyched to get back to it when it doesn’t feel so heavy,” the band wrote. “Everyone stay safe and keep ur hearts open.”

The Strokes

The Strokes have postponed . The performance was originally scheduled to take place on March 14, but has now been pushed back to May 29. The band has confirmed that all tickets will be honored for the rescheduled date. In a , the band cited “the extenuating circumstances of COVID-19,” as the reason for the schedule change. “We are disappointed to have to postpone this show,” they wrote.

Sturgill Simpson

Sturgill Simpson has had to cancel some of his dates on his A Good Look’n Tour with Tyler Childers. Those dates include Hampton, Virginia, Toronto, Ontario, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Chicago, Illinois, and Minneapolis, Minnesota. Additionally, Simpson is rescheduling several of the upcoming performances. “The health of our fans, band, crew, tour partners and venue staff are very important to us and we want everyone to stay safe,” a press release for Simpson said.

They Might Be Giants

The alt-rock stalwarts have rescheduled their most imminent shows across North America, announcing in Philadelphia, New York, and Washington, D.C., later in the year. Their Boston show in late April and their May shows are currently scheduled to go ahead as planned. “If we need to reschedule, we will notify everyone as far in advance as we can,” they wrote. “Let’s all stay calm and wash our hands early and often.”

Thom Yorke

Thom Yorke has his Tomorrow’s Modern Boxes tour. The Radiohead frontman was scheduled to begin his solo tour on March 28. His next scheduled performance is in Monterry, Mexico at the Showcenter Complex on April 22.

Three 6 Mafia

Memphis rap crew Three 6 Mafia have postponed their March 13 gig in Cleveland, Ohio at Agora Theatre due to the current state of events surrounding COVID-19. The group announced that the concert will be rescheduled, however a date has not yet been confirmed. Additionally, their April 10 performance at New Orleans’ Smoothie King Center has been moved to May.

TNGHT

TNGHT have upcoming tour dates to July.

TOOL

TOOL their March 16 concert at Maverik Center in West Valley City, Utah due to “the evolving situation with Coronavirus.” Their March 14 date at the Ford Idaho Center Amphitheater is going on as scheduled, but the group wrote on Instagram that they are “taking a day-to-day approach” regarding their upcoming North American tour. By March 18, however, TOOL were all of their from April 16 to May 5.

TORRES

After a 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 .

Underworld

Underworld their upcoming dates in Norway and Denmark. “We are working with the promoters to reschedule the dates at the earliest safe opportunity and will be back with you very soon,” the band wrote. This May, Underworld are scheduled to play their since 2015.

Waxahatchee

Katie Crutchfield has delayed in support of her forthcoming album Saint Cloud. Those dates have not yet been rescheduled.

The Who, UK Tour

The Who postponed their UK tour Thursday (March 12), four days before it was due to begin in Manchester. The canceled dates include a Teenage Cancer Trust show at Royal Albert Hall. All of the dates will be rescheduled, according to the band. The shows will “definitely happen and it may be the last time we do a tour of this type, so keep those tickets, as the shows will be fantastic,” Roger Daltrey said in a press release.

Wilco, Ode to Joy Tour

Wilco have their in Seattle, Vancouver, Portland, Las Vegas, and California. The tour dates were set to take place in March and April.

William Tyler, Mary Lattimore, and Steve Gunn

The instrumental trio canceled their collaborative 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.

Wire

Wire have 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.

Wye Oak

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

Yves Tumor

Yves Tumor has that their April and May tour dates have been postponed “in response to the unfolding global COVID-19 pandemic.” The tour was originally scheduled in support of Tumor’s upcoming album .


Venues

Berghain

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 ).

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.

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 .

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).

Grand Ole Opry (Nashville)

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

The Shed (New York City)

On March 12, Manhattan cultural center 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.”

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.

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

All venues have that they’re closing until further notice in accordance with the large gatherings mandate by the State of New York. On March 20, Bowery Presents announcing that all shows will be postponed until at least the end of May.


Events

Andy Warhol’s The Kiss

Back in 2019, Kim Gordon 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 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 . Voting for the awards will still continue, however all events at the Shrine Auditorium have been put on hold through March 31.

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.

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2020 Induction Ceremony

The Rock Hall induction ceremony, originally scheduled for May 2, has been , as 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.

RZA-Directed Movie Cut-Throat City Release Date Postponed

The , 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.

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 .

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.



This article was published on Wednesday, March 11 at 12:44 p.m. Eastern. It was last updated on Friday, March 27 at 9:58 a.m. Eastern.