With measures trying to stop the spread of the coronavirus, tours/festivals through spring (and a few beyond) 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.
The Cult's spring U.S. tour in celebration of their album Sonic Temple is being rescheduled for the fall, including dates in San Diego, Albuquerque, Biloxi and Florida. Dates for Philly, Norfolk and New Hampshire are still TBD. Dates are here.
On Friday (4/10) the Quebec government asked for the cancellation of all sporting and cultural events until Aug. 31. Montreal's Osheaga festival will not be happening on it's originally announced dates of July 31 - August 2, but festival organizers have not decided what will happen. "We are truly saddened by this situation, but everyone's health must remain our top priority. It is too early to specifically announce the status of each of our events. We want to take the time to properly think about each of them and evaluate our options. Of course, we will do everything we can in order to minimize the impacts of this decision on all parties involved, by trying to postpone events, when possible."
Montreal greats The Dears are gearing up to release their new album, Lovers Rock, on May 15 and they were going to tour around then as well but dates have been rescheduled. Their pcoming European tour, originally slated for April, will now take place in November, while U.S. West Coast dates have been rescheduled for August. New dates for shows in Mexico, the US East Coast, and Ontario will be announced in the coming weeks. All dates are here.
The 2020 edition of Lockn' was originally scheduled for June 19-2 but has been rescheduled for October 2-4:
LINCOLN CENTER SUMMER PROGRAMMING CANCELED
Lincoln Center is not holding its annual summer programming, including their free Lincoln Center Out of Doors live music, comedy, dance and film events; Midsummer Night Swing; and the Mostly Mozart Festival. "It is our intention, when it is safe again to gather in person, to stage a free, pop-up festival in a celebration of our great city and the selfless first responders and healthcare workers who are giving so much during this crisis."
King Krule's spring tour has been rescheduled for the fall.