tour news: Smashing Pumpkins, Jason Isbell/Lucinda Williams, Soulwax, Osheaga, more
With measures trying to stop the spread of the coronavirus, tours/festivals through spring (and into summer and the fall) 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.
HARRY STYLES + JENNY LEWIS TOUR RESCHEDULED FOR 2021
Because of the threat of COVID-19, Harry Styles' North American Love on Tour with Jenny Lewis has been rescheduled to next summer, beginning in Tacoma, WA on August 14, 2021. In addition, the tour ends with a two-show run, "Harryween," which takes place at Madison Square Garden on the evenings of October 30th and 31st, 2021. These dates feature Orville Peck and Madison Cunningham.
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This summer we were excited to be bringing Love On Tour to North America. However, due to the ongoing threat from Covid-19 we have been forced to reschedule these dates to next summer. The well-being of my crew, and all the fans around the world will always hold top priority. I can’t wait to see you all out on the road, as soon as it’s safe to do so. We are in a moment of necessary change and growth in the world. I will be using this time to listen, and to educate myself on how I can help more in the fight for justice and equal rights for all in the future. I hope that you will take the time to do the same. Treat people with kindness. I love you all. H
JASON ISBELL + LUCINDA WILLIAMS 2021 TOUR ANNOUNCED
Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit were originally scheduled to tour from late February until November of this year, but the coronavirus pandemic put a halt to those dates. Next, Isbell is teaming up with Lucinda Williams for a 2021 North American Tour, kicking off July 19 in Vancouver, BC and heading throughout the U.S.
SMASHING PUMPKINS TOUR CANCELLED
"It is with heavy hearts that we must announce The Smashing Pumpkins Rock Invasion 2 tour will no longer be taking place," the band said in a statement this week. Despite this news, though, the band confirmed that their upcoming album is still on schedule, to be released later this year.
As of now, no news about new tour dates has been announced.
SOULWAX FALL TOUR POSTPONED TO 2021
As of earlier this week, COVID-19 has rendered Soulwax's upcoming North American tour officially postponed. Currently, the new dates have yet to be announced but they will take place sometime in Fall 2021.
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It is with heavy hearts that we need to announce the postponement of our Fall USA/Canada tour dates due to concerns with COVID-19. The shows will be moving to a TBD window in Fall 2021, and specific details will be announced as soon as possible. In the meantime refunds will be available at the point of purchase. Stay tuned for more information, and we will see you all soon.
OSHEAGA 2020 CANCELLED
The 2020 edition of Osheaga is officially cancelled, and the festival is "currently working on the 2021 lineup to bring back some of the much-anticipated 2020 acts." "There is no feeling quite like being surrounded by thousands of passionate music fans," organizers write, "sharing in the experience of seeing your favorite band perform on a beautiful island in the middle of the majestic St. Lawrence River. Since its inaugural edition 15 years ago, the Osheaga Music and Arts Festival has grown and evolved and taken on new dimensions and meaning for people all over the world. We couldn't be prouder of what we have all created together. Unfortunately this year, given the circumstances, we have no choice but the postpone the long-awaited 15th edition of the festival to next summer, July 30-August 1, 2021."
COACHELLA AND STAGECOACH OFFICIALLY CANCELLED
After initially being postponed until October 2020, Coachella and Stagecoach have both been canceled by Riverside Country health officials and will not take place until April of 2021.
NEW ORDER & PET SHOP BOYS TOUR RESCHEDULED FOR 2021
Earlier this year, it was announced that the New Order & Pet Shop Boys North American co-headlining tour (which was meant to begin in Septemnber) would be rescheduled for 2021. Recently, those 2021 dates were announced, beginning with a date in Toronto on September 18.
LOLLAPALOOZA CANCELLED, HOSTING VIRTUAL FESTIVAL
Lollapalooza's status was uncertain for a while, but organizers finally announced t hat the fest will not be taking place this summer after all. Rather, on the dates that the festival historically takes place (July 30 - August 2), they'll host a virtual event, including performances from around the city and more.