tour news: Against Me! / Baroness, Black N Blue Bowl, Austra, Foals/Local Natives, more
With measures trying to stop the spread of the coronavirus, tours/festivals through spring (and into summer) are being postponed/canceled left and right and some have now been rescheduled. Head here for more COVID-19 related news and check the Tour Dates category every day for more tour-related news.
AGAINST ME / BARONESS TOUR CANCELED
Against Me and Baroness' spring tour, which was to have started May 1 in Detroit, has been canceled:
BLACK N BLUE BOWL
Originally happening May 16 & 17, The Black N Blue Bowl has announced rescheduled dates, now happening September 5 & 6 at The Brooklyn Monarch with Sick of it All, Agnostic Front, Gorilla Biscuits, Murphy's Law, Burn, Madball and more.
HANGOUT FEST CANCELLED
No Hanging Out in 2020:
FOALS / LOCAL NATIVES / CHERRY GLAZERR TOUR CANCELED
Sad news from Foals: "Due to the uncertainties around COVID-19, our upcoming tour with Local Natives & Cherry Glazerr in the United States & Canada has been cancelled. Refunds will be issued shortly. We are heartbroken & hopefully we will be back before too long."
There is still no decision on whether Lollapalooza 2020, scheduled for July 30 - August 2 in Chicago, will be happening or not (there's still no announced lineup), but organizers are promising a decision soon. "We remain in touch with our partners in the City of Chicago about this year’s Lollapalooza. As the festival is still several months away, we are taking careful consideration to work through our options....We are confident that we will have enough information to make a definitive decision about the path forward by the end of May. Chicago is our home, and we will continue to remain optimistic about Lollapalooza 2020...In the meantime, we encourage everyone to listen closely to government and public health leaders and stay safe."
ESSENCE FESTIVAL CANCELED
NEW ORLEANS JAZZ FEST NOW CANCELED
New Orleans Jazz Fest had announced it was postponing till the fall, but now it's just canceled for 2020:
More canceled 2020 fests in New Orleans -- Voodoo Experience:
FORECASTLE FEST CANCELED
Forecastle (July 17-19 in Louisville, KY) has been canceled as well:
Austra's Toronto and NYC shows in May have been postponed (new dates TBA):
Browse our Tour Dates category for even more news you may have missed.