A List of Canceled and Postponed Tours, Festivals & Events Due to the Coronavirus Outbreak
Doja Cat, Dua Lipa, Cardi B and more.
With the coronavirus outbreak now a global pandemic declared by the World Health Organization (WHO), multiple industries across the globe have taken a hit, including the music scene. A number of organizers have had no choice but to cancel their festivals including Coachella, while tours of Doja Cat, Billie Eilish, Dua Lipa and more have been postponed until further notice.
As the number of cancelations and rescheduled concerts continue to escalate, we’ve gathered a list of music events affected by COVID-19. In case you missed it, these are all the stores temporarily closing in response to the virus.
POSTPONED ‘WHERE DO WE GO?’ TOUR DATES
03/13 – Wells Fargo Center – Philadelphia, PA
03/15 – Madison Square Garden – New York, NY
03/16 – Prudential Center – Newark, NJ
03/18 – Capital One Center – Washington, DC
03/19 – TD Garden – Boston, MA
— billie eilish (@billieeilish) March 12, 2020
03/20 – Barclays Center – Brooklyn, NY
03/23 – Little Caesars Arena – Detroit, MI
03/24 – United Center – Chicago, IL
03/25 – Bankers Life Fieldhouse – Indianapolis, IN
03/27 – Bridgestone Arena – Nashville, TN
03/28 – Enterprise Center – St. Louis, MO
— billie eilish (@billieeilish) March 12, 2020
The remaining March dates of Billie Eilish’s WHERE DO WE GO? world tour have been postponed. The 11 concert dates have been rescheduled including Philadelphia, New York, Boston, Chicago, Nashville and more.
On March 12, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and Charlotte St. Martin, President of the Broadway League, announced that all performances in New York City have been canceled until April 12. Martin said in a press release: “Our top priority has been and will continue to be the health and well-being of Broadway theatergoers and the thousands of people who work in the theatre industry every day, including actors, musicians, stagehands, ushers, and many other dedicated professionals.”
It’s delay due to the virus https://t.co/Pg045h1P2F
— iamcardib (@iamcardib) March 12, 2020
Cardi B revealed on Twitter that her new single is being delayed due to COVID-19. The rapper’s last project was her studio album, Invasion of Privacy, back in 2018 and fans have been anxious for the debut of her new track. However, confirmed details on the new release have not been disclosed.
Céline Dion’s North America dates of her Courage world tour have been postponed. Show dates from March 24 through April 27 will be rescheduled and announced once confirmed by Dion’s team.
On March 10, Coachella officially confirmed that it will be postponing its 2020 festival due to COVID-19 concerns. Originally scheduled during the month of April, it will now take place from October 9 to 11 and October 16 to 18, while Stagecoach Music Festival will be moved to the weekend of October 23.
Due to unforeseen circumstances we‘re unable to play all the European and US upcoming DJ shows scheduled for March and April. We feel it’s for the best to reschedule all of these club sets when we can play them all properly…
— Disclosure (@disclosure) March 10, 2020
The English electronic music duo will be unable to play all their European and U.S. DJ shows scheduled for March and April. Rescheduled dates will be announced once confirmed with the club venues.
Doja Cat has announced that her biggest tour to date has been postponed. All cities are affected due to the closure of concert venues and external restrictions. The artist and her team are currently working on organizing new dates.
Dua Lipa announced on Instagram Live that she will have to postpone her UK and European stops. All tickets will remain valid for the new shows and fans have already been notified on the rescheduled dates.
We are so sorry to announce this, but we are going to have to cancel Glastonbury 2020. Tickets for this year will roll over to next year. Full statement below and on our website. Michael & Emily pic.twitter.com/ox8kcQ0HoB
— Glastonbury Festival (@glastonbury) March 18, 2020
Glastonbury, one of the UK‘s biggest music events, took to Twitter to announce that this year’s festival has been canceled in order to stay safe and keep everyone healthy. For those who have deposited money for tickets will be provided a refund and will also be able to secure their spot for next year’s festival.
The Grammy Museum issued a statement on its website last week announcing that it will temporarily close its establishment until March 31. This includes all public programs, on-site education programs and guided tours.
For the safety and protection of his touring crew and fans, Harry Styles has rescheduled his UK and Europe tour to 2021. The artist posted the new dates on his Instagram account and confirmed that tickets already purchased will be valid for the new shows.
The Jonas Brothers’ April 1 to 18 Las Vegas residency at Park MGM has unfortunately been canceled. Fans who have already purchased their tickets will be refunded at the original point of purchase.
The remaining dates of Justin Bieber’s Changes 2020 tour have been postponed in order to keep his band, dancers, crew and fans safe and healthy. According to a press release, Justin has asked fans to hold on to their tickets “as they will be honored as soon as the dates are rescheduled.”
#KHALID <#FREESPIRIT> ASIA TOUR 2020 KUALA LUMPUR will be postponed due to recent advisories and travel restrictions in several Asian countries. A rescheduled date will be announced soon. #hitzshare #KhalidOnHITZ pic.twitter.com/zqhKRsJse7
— HITZ (@hitzdotmy) February 14, 2020
Khalid was set to perform in Bangkok, Singapore, Jakarta, Manila, Kuala Lumpur, Tokyo, Seoul, Mumbai and Bangalore from March 24 to April 14. However, the R&B artist postponed his tour dates in Asia citing concerns for “the safety of Khalid’s fans, his team and everyone who has been working on these concerts.”
Kiana Ledé took to Instagram on March 24 to announce the postponement of her upcoming European tour, along with her two album release shows in New York City and Los Angeles. Ledé and her team are currently working on rescheduling the tour dates and will update fans “at the end of this week.”
Lady Gaga‘s highly anticipated new album, Chromatica, has been postponed. Previously set to release on April 10, the artist has decided to delay the release and told fans via an Instagram post saying: “It just doesn’t feel right to me to release this album with all that is going on during this global pandemic.” In addition, the artist’s Vegas shows that were set to take place from April 30 to May 11, have also been delayed due to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s guidelines.
— HuffPost UK Entertainment (@HuffPostUKEnt) March 10, 2020
Announced via Madonna’s website on March 9, the legendary pop singer’s final two Madame X performances in France, previously rescheduled to March 10 and 11, have been canceled. Madonna’s team received an official notification from the Office of the Police stating that all events with an audience attendance over 1,000 people is prohibited.
Australia: Due to the recommendations of local, state, federal and international government authorities, including the Center for Disease Control, to reduce potential health risks in response to the current global health crisis, we are no longer traveling to Aus for the show.
— Miley Ray Cyrus (@MileyCyrus) March 10, 2020
Following the recent Australian bushfire crisis, Miley Cyrus was set to perform for the bushfire benefit concert. However, due to the recommendations of local, state, federal and international government authorities, she had no choice but to cancel her show.
Just In: For now, all shows are off, except for one.https://t.co/7PmahRFNom
— Westword (@DenverWestword) March 12, 2020
Post Malone and Swae Lee have been on the road since September 2019 for their The Runaway Tour. However, due to unforeseen circumstances, the duo has no choice but to postpone the remaining North American leg of their tour until June.
Rolling Loud has announced that its 2020 Miami festival, originally set to take place from May 8 to 10, has been postponed to February 12 to 14, 2021. All purchased tickets will be honored for the rescheduled dates and the event will feature the same lineup. For those unable to make it next year, Rolling Loud will notify its customers via e-mail on April 8 on how to obtain a refund. Additionally, the company has also extended the layaway plan grace period to August 1 for fans who “missed their payment and still want to be able to attend in February.”
An update on DragCon LA and Coronavirus is available here: https://t.co/koBRpvlhsh
— RuPaul’s DragCon (@RuPaulsDragCon) March 10, 2020
RuPaul’s DragCon Los Angeles’ planned convention set to take place from May 1 to 3 has been canceled. According to a statement, the team will be working with Eventbrite to issue refunds for existing DragCon LA ticket holders until March 23.
For the safety and health of her crew and her fans, Snoh Aalegra took to Instagram to announce that her tour has been officially canceled. Ticket refunds are now available at the place of purchase.
Tove Lo took to Instagram to announce that her March European tour has been postponed. All her Cologne dates will be rescheduled for September. Fans who aren’t able to attend the new dates will receive a refund at their point of purchase.