COVID-19 Cuts Classic Tour Schedules

We will continue to update this list, so check back for more information on canceled shows.

The fear of the spread of the coronavirus has forced many artists to cancel or postpone upcoming tours. Here’s a list of shows affected so far:

February 28th – Green Day postpone their Asian tour, which was to hit Singapore, Thailand, the Philippines, Taipei, Hong Kong, South Korea and Japan through March.

March 4th – Slipknot cancels their Asian tour, including Knotfest Japan scheduled for March 20th and 21st.

March 6th – Austin, Texas cancels the South By Southwest Festival, which was supposed to take place March 13th to 22nd. It’s the first time in the festival’s 34-year history that it’s been canceled.

March 9th – KISS cancel all meet-and-greets on their “End of the Road” tour.

March 9th – Pearl Jam postpone the first leg of their “Gigaton” tour, which was to kick off March 18th in Toronto.

March 12th – The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame announces that this year’s induction ceremony has been postponed due to concerns over the spread of the virus. The ceremony was due to take place May 2nd in Cleveland.

March 12th – Concert promoters Live Nation and AEG recommend pausing all tours, both domestically and internationally, through the end of the month due to the coronavirus threat.

March 12th – The Who announce they have postponed their UK tour, which was supposed to kick off March 16th in Manchester. They also postponed their annual Teenage Cancer Trust Show at Royal Albert Hall.

March 16th – Elton John reschedules 19 dates on his “Farewell Yellow Brick Road” tour. Dates affected run from March 26th to May 2nd, with those shows moving to 2021.

March 17th – The Rolling Stones postone their North American “No Filter” tour.