Every Tour, Festival, Concert, And Movie Postponed Or Cancelled Due to Coronavirus

Adrienne Westenfeld
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From Esquire

If you’re in self-isolation because of the coronavirus, don’t get caught up in FOMO – you’re definitely not missing anything major. That’s because events around the globe are cancelling their programming amid fears that large gatherings will hasten the rapid spread of the virus. As of Tuesday 10 March, more than 4,000 deaths from the virus have been reported worldwide, with more than 113,000 people infected. With Coachella now reportedly planning to postpone its April date to October, the number of cancelled or postponed concerts, film releases, festivals, and conferences continues to grow. Here's where things stand at the moment.

Concerts and Tours

Mariah Carey (Hawaii concert rescheduled to November)

Stormzy (Asia tour postponed)

Green Day (Asia tour postponed)

BTS (Asia tour leg cancelled)

Ciara (Texas performance postponed)

Avril Lavigne (Asia tour postponed)

The Metropolitan Opera (quarantine for artists from affected countries)

The Boston Symphony Orchestra (Asia tour cancelled)

Khalid (tour postponed)

Ben Harper (Japan shows cancelled)

The National (Tokyo shows cancelled)

Queen (Paris concert postponed, reschedule TBD)

Pearl Jam (North America tour postponed)

Miley Cyrus (Australia concert cancelled)

Louis Tomlinson (Milan concert rescheduled to July)

Madonna (Paris shows cancelled)


Movie Releases

No Time to Die (postponed to November)

Slay the Dragon (postponed to April)

Conferences and Events

South by Southwest (cancelled)

London Book Fair (cancelled)

Facebook F8 Developers Conference (cancelled)

Game Developers Conference (postponed to summer)

TED 2020 (will be either held virtually or postponed to July)

Livre Paris Book Fair (cancelled)

Google Cloud Next ‘20 (reformatted to a digital conference)

Music Festivals

Coachella (reportedly postponed, though not confirmed)

Stagecoach (reportedly postponed, though not confirmed)

Tomorrowland Music Festival (cancelled)

Korea Times Musical Festival (postponed, reschedule TBD)

Ultra Music Festival (cancelled)

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