Latest Music Tours Cancelled:
- Alanis Morissette postponed her tour celebrating the 25th anniversary of “Jagged Little Pill." The trek, featuring special guess Liz Phair and Garbage, is being rescheduled for summer 2021.
- David Crosby postponed his summer tour with the Sky Trails Band, which was supposed to kick off May 14th at the Santa Barbara Bowl.
- Dave Matthews Band has rescheduled their summer 2020 tour, moving the dates to 2021.
- Journey has canceled their 2020 summer tour with the Pretenders.
- Kelly Clarkson’s has delayed her “Invincible” residency at Las Vegas’ Zappos Theater at Planet Hollywood to 2021.
- Kesha announced she’s canceling her “High Road Tour.” The 26-date tour, with Big Freedia, was supposed to kick off April 23rd.
- Rage Against The Machine has postponed their entire reunion tour to 2021. The tour is now scheduled for the summer of 2021.
- Phish has called off their summer 2020 tour. Instead, they’ve rescheduled the trek for 2021, set to play all the same venues.
- Bon Jovi announced on April 20 that they are canceling their 2020 North American tour.
- ·France's Cannes Film Festival, arguably the world’s most prestigious film festival and cinema’s largest annual gathering, has postponed its 73rd edition due to the coronavirus pandemic. Organizers of the French Riviera festival, scheduled to take place May 12-23, said Thursday that they are considering moving the festival to the end of June or the beginning of July.
- ·The Tribeca Film Festival has been postponed, organizers announced Thursday. The festival was set to run April 15-26 in New York City. The event officials said the will describe their plans in more detail at a later date.
- The Coachella and Stagecoach musical festivals, which were scheduled for April in Indio, California, will be postponed to October, festival officials announced. Coachella is now set for Oct. 9-11 and Oct. 16-18. Stagecoach will take place on Oct. 23-25.
- The Rolling Stones are postponing its 15-city North American tour. The band announced Tuesday that its No Filter Tour, originally expected to kick off in San Diego on May 8, will no longer take place.
- Taylor Swift has cancelled all of her 2020 live appearances and performances amid the worldwide pandemic, including "Lover Fest East" and "Lover Fest West." The shows will now happen in 2021, dates TBD.
- For the first time in its 53-year history, the Montreux Jazz Festival won't take place. The famous Swiss fest was scheduled for July 3-18 with performers including Lionel Richie, Brittany Howard, Lenny Kravitz and Black Pumas. Organizers are working on booking those artists and others for the summer 2021 fest.
- Against Me! have canceled their May tour of North America with Baroness. Refunds can be obtained from the original point of purchase. "I hope that it's apparent that this is absolutely not at all what any of us want, and if we had any real choice in the matter we would for sure be out on the road this May," said frontwoman Laura Jane Grace in a statement. "My definite hope is that this tour does still happen at some point in the future when able."
- Shawn Colvin's 30th anniversary shows for Steady On have been rescheduled, and a new March 2021 date added. Tickets will be honored for the new dates. More information about the new dates and tickets is available here.
- The Black Keys have canceled their May Canadian tour. “With the safety of our fans and crew in mind, our upcoming Canadian tour this May has been canceled,” they wrote in a statement. “We are sad to miss these shows, and we hope to see you all soon. Refunds will be issued at the point of purchase. Please stay safe!”
- Louisville, Kentucky's Forecastle Festival (July 17-19), scheduled to feature Jack Johnson, Cage The Elephant, The 1975, and many more has canceled the 2020 edition. Organizers area offering automatic refunds at the point of purchase.
- Santana's May 2020 dates at the House of Blues Las Vegas have been canceled; refunds are available at the point of purchase. Carlos Santana plans to continue his residency, "An Intimate Evening With Santana: Greatest Hits Live," Sept. 16-27 and Nov. 4-15 at the same venue.
- The EAMC Board Officers, Board of Directors and Planning Committee, have announced that they will reschedule the 2020 Event and Arena Marketing Conference to June 2021. In lieu of the 2020 conference that was set to take place in June, EAMC will have EAMC at Home starting April 30 with a series of webinars.
- The 2020 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival was officially canceled Thursday. Festival organizers had already postponed the festival, which usually spans two spring weekends, until the fall. But they announced on the festival website that they would not attempt this year to hold the event.
- ·For the first time in nearly 50 years, the CMA Fest that was scheduled for June 4-7 in Nashville has been canceled. Ticketholders planning to attend this year's event can use their tickets at the 2021 festival or seek a refund.
- ·Grammy-winning country duo Dan + Shay rescheduled the spring leg of their US arena tour, after they said some of their concerts were being forced to mandatorily postpone.
- ·Blake Shelton postponed the last two weeks of his Friends and Heroes tour.
- ·Billy Joel postponed two shows in March and April for later this year.
- ·Billie Eilishhas postponed North American performances for her WHERE DO WE GO tour until further notice.
- ·Reba McEntire postponed her scheduled tour, which was set to kick off next weekend. The tour will now launch July 9 in Huntsville, Alabama and wrap up Aug. 8 in Evansville, Indiana.
- ·Kenny Chesney announced he would be postponing 11 concerts that were part of his Chillaxification tour, starting with the April 18 Arlington, Texas show and ending with the May 28 Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio performance. Florida Georgia Line, Old Dominion, and Michael Franti & Spearhead were also performing as part of the tour.
- Chris Stapleton announced on Twitter that several show dates on his All-American Road Show tour would be postponed
- Thom Yorke announced that the U.S. leg of his Tomorrow's Modern Boxes tour has been postponed until the fall. Tickets for the original shows will be honored at the concerts in the same cities and venues. The only exceptions are the Fairfax, Va., show, which has moved to D.C.; Chicago, which has a venue change; and St. Paul, Minn., which has been canceled. The musician shared the announcement, new dates, and refund information via a tweet.
- Foals and Local Natives have canceled their joint U.S. and Canada tour due to the global pandemic.
- The SWANS have rescheduled their North American tour dates for January and February 2021. Tickets for all of their 2020 shows will be honored in their cities, with the exception of Austin Festival. Tour dates and ticket information is available here.
- Tomorrowland 2020, scheduled for July 17-19 and July 24-26, has been canceled due to coronavirus.
- Summerfest in Milwaukee, WI announced that the first rescheduled concert for fall with country artist Sam Hunt and special guests Kip Moore, Travis Denning, and Ernest will now take place on Friday, September 4, 2020 at the American Family Insurance Amphitheater. Summerfest previously announced that the 2020 edition of the festival will take place over 3 weekends – September 3-5, 10-12, and 17-19.
- Godsmack singer Sully Erna announced that the band's planned summer tour with The Pretty Reckless has been cancelled. No information has been announced about make-up dates.
- Shania Twain has canceled all of her Las Vegas residency performances at the Zappos Theater through June 6 "in accordance with CDC recommendations regarding events." At this time, her Let's Go! show is scheduled to resume in August.
- Tegan and Sara have postponed their Tonight We're Seeing Colors Tour. "We are desperate to get out on tour and can't wait to see you all," Tegan Quin said in a video to fans.
- NYC's Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts canceled its summer program series for 2020, which includes Midsummer Night Swing, the Mostly Mozart Festival and Lincoln Center Out of Doors.
- Burning Man announced that it decided "not to build Black Rock City in 2020." The festival will provide refunds to all who need it. To replace the festival, which was scheduled from August 30 to September 7, the event are "going to build Black Rock City in The Multiverse," announced in a statement here. "That’s the theme for 2020 so we’re going to lean into it. Who’d have believed it would come true? We look forward to welcoming you to Virtual Black Rock City 2020. We’re not sure how it’s going to come out; it will likely be messy and awkward with mistakes. It will also likely be engaging, connective, and fun."
- As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, for the first time in forty-four years the 2020 Beale Street Music Festival has been rescheduled to the fall. The three-day event, which was set to take place from May 1-3, will now take place in Tom Lee Park on the banks of the Mississippi River, Oct. 16-18 in downtown Memphis.
- Niall Horan announced his world tour postponement with a heartbroken message on social media. "This was a difficult decision, but the well-being of my fans and my touring family is always my priority," he wrote in the note, fittingly backdropped by an image of a thunderstorm (seemingly from the image on his Heartbreak Weather album art).
- James Taylor and His All-Star Band, with special guest Jackson Browne, have postponed their upcoming tour. New dates will be announced soon.
- Justin Bieber announced the postponement of his 2020 Changes Tour, which was slated to run May 14 - Sept. 26. "In light of the current public health crisis, and with the deepest concern for all those being affected, Justin Bieber will be postponing all currently scheduled 2020 dates for The Changes Tour," read the official statement.
- Michael Buble postponed several May dates of his An Evening With Michael Buble Tour.
- Modern English postponed their 40th anniversary tour of North America. "We all need to take the utmost care of each other and especially support the medical staff and key workers who are striving to save us all. Please stay at home...The plan is to reconvene in September," said the group's Mick Conroy.
Latest Local Events Canceled:
- The Plainville Fire Company has cancelled the 2020 Hot Air Balloon Festival that was set to take place in August
- The 2020 Connecticut K-9 Olympics have been cancelled. The event was set to take place in Enfield in July
- The Annual Enfield Fourth of July Celebration has been cancelled
- The 44th Litchfield Hills Road Race has been cancelled
- All events cancelled at The Connecticut Convention Center through April 30th at this time.