coronavirus tour cancellations: Kurt Vile, Rufus Wainwright, Hinds, Yves Tumor, more
With measures trying to stop the spread of the coronavirus really ramping up — and many cities ordering bars, restaurants and clubs closed — tours through spring (and a few beyond) are being postponed/canceled left and right. Head here for more COVID-19 related news and check the Tour Dates category every day for more tour-related news.
Yves Tumor has postponed its tour:
KURT VILE / CATE LE BON
Kurt Vile and Cate Le Bon's tour has been "postponed until it is safe to gather again":
ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME INDUCTION CEREMONY
The 2020 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony was supposed to happen May 2 but it was postponed and now they've announced the new date: Saturday, November 7 at Cleveland’s Public Auditorium (and will be broadcast on HBO). This year's inductees include Whitney Houston, the Notorious B.I.G., Nine Inch Nails, Depeche Mode, T. Rex, and the Doobie Brothers.
Rufus Wainwright's upcoming May dates have been cancelled:
JARV IS... (JARVIS COCKER)
Jarvis Cocker has moved the release date of his first album with JARV IS... from May to September and the NYC release shows in May have been postponed as well (date TBA).
KEVIN DEVINE / JOHN K SAMSON / WORRIERS
Kevin writes: "In news that will surprise no one but is still enormously disappointing, we have to cancel the upcoming May tour with John K. Samson (of The Weakerthans) and Worriers. We fully hope to reschedule, though we have no real idea when just yet." Read more:
FIREFLY FESTIVAL 2020
The 2020 edition of Firefly has been cancelled.
Milwaukee Summerfest, which was originally scheduled for weekends in June and July, is moving to September 3-5, 10-12 and 17-19, 2020:
Browse our Tour Dates category for even more tour-related news.