tour news: David Crosby, Primus, My Chemical Romance, Bouncing Souls, 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. Many have now been rescheduled, too. Head here for more COVID-19 related news and check the Tour Dates category every day for more tour-related news.
Primus have postponed their upcoming A Tribute To Kings tour where they were going to play Rush's A Farewell to Kings in full, and that was to feature support from Battles, Wolfmother, and The Sword. "The upcoming 'Primus: A Tribute To Kings' tour is being rescheduled. Primus has been looking forward to celebrating this legendary Rush album, but want to ensure everyone's health and safety is not at risk. New dates are being worked on at this time and information will become available the moment it's able to be shared. Hang onto your tickets as they will be valid for the new dates. A majority of the shows will offer refunds when the new dates are announced or after 60 days if it takes extra time to find new dates. Please reach out to your original point of purchase with questions regarding refund policies and any other ticket inquiries. Thank you for your understanding and support during this unprecedented time."
ANI DIFRANCO/INDIGO GIRLS SUMMERSTAGE SHOW RESCHEDULED
Celebrate Brooklyn! canceled their 2020 season but SummerStage in Central Park is holding onto hope. The Ani DiFranco/Indigo Girls show, originally set for June 22, is being rescheduled to September 18.
LAND OF TALK
MY CHEMICAL ROMANCE
My Chemical Romance have postponed their UK/Ireland and European dates till 2021: “Due to the current Covid 19 Coronavirus Pandemic, we have had to make the difficult decision to postpone our UK and Ireland dates until 2021. We must put the health of our fans and families first. We believe you understand this decision, which we laboured over." More info here.
Hayley Williams has rescheduled her tour for 2021.
RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE
Rage Against the Machine‘s reunion tour, which Run the Jewels were to open, has been one of this year’s most anticipated tours, but they unfortunately haven’t gotten to play any of the shows so far. They initially postponed the first part, through May 20, and now they’ve postponed the remainder, too.
Bouncing Souls' postponed Spring tour has been rescheduled for October:
David Crosby's tour with Sky Trails was originally supposed to start next week but it's now been postponed. “The safety and wellbeing of the fans is our paramount concern and with this in mind, we had to make this decision,” David said in a statement. “We are already in the process of rescheduling all these shows and we should have news for this very soon.”
MARC REBILLET DRIVE-IN TOUR
Denmark had its first drive-in concert last month, where concertgoers enjoyed the folk rock sounds of Mad Langer from the safety of their cars, a way of seeing live music in these pandemic times.Now EDM artist Marc Rebillet has announced a US drive-in tour which starts June 11 in Kings Mountain, NC.