Coronavirus: Here’s Every Musician Who Has Canceled Tour Dates So Far [UPDATING]

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The coronavirus scare is starting to impact everyday life, and that now includes the music industry. Since the outbreak, a number of artists have canceled or postponed shows as a result of it.

Artists from a wide variety of genres, including Green Day, The National, Pearl Jam, Mariah Carey and Slipknot have all scrapped or postponed shows as COVID-19 continues to spread — and that doesn’t even include festivals like Ultra in Miami that have been postponed due to the virus.

Here’s an ongoing list of artists who have had to change tour and live event plans due to the coronavirus:

Thom Yorke/Tomorrow’s Modern Boxes

After postponing the U.S. tour to the fall April 15, Thom Yorke has announced that the Tomorrow’s Modern Boxes dates are postponed moving forward. And the Washington, D.C., Chicago and Denver shows are canceled.

Greg Dulli

Greg Dulli has had to cancel his North American tour but said he’ll be focusing on new material for the Afghan Whigs.

Bon Iver

Bon Iver have rescheduled their European tour from the top of 2021 to the second half of next year. They previously canceled their October shows in Wisconsin due to COVID-19 pandemic.

Guns N’ Roses

The rockers have announced their rescheduled UK and European dates for 2021. “Unfortunately, due to routing and venue availability issues that developed during the postponement process a select few shows were not able to be rescheduled and have been canceled,” the band said in a statement.

Rina Sawayama

Rina Sawayama will be hitting the road starting in March 2021. Check out her UK dates below.

Cut Copy

Cut Copy have announced the 2021 European dates for their Freeze Melt Tour.


Genesis have announced their new 2021 dates for the The Last Domino? tour and have also added a couple of additional dates.


Algiers have dropped their new and rescheduled European dates for 2021. See them below.

Maroon 5

Maroon 5 have announced their summer 2021 dates. See more information below.

The 1975

The 1975 have released the new dates for their European tour. Original tickets from this year will remain valid.


Deftones have announced the rescheduled dates of their North American tour. You can find the 2021 dates here.

Matchbox 20

Matchbox 20 has rescheduled their 2020 tour to 2021. Go to their website to see the new dates.


Disturbed announced the 2021 dates for the The Sickness 20th Anniversary Amphitheater Tour. You can find the dates here.

Motley Crue, Def Leppard, Poison, Joan Jett

The 2020 North American Stadium Tour that brings Motley Crue, Def Leopard, Poison, Joan Jett to one stage has been postponed to summer 2021. You can find the new dates below and learn more about the refund policy here.

My Chemical Romance

Sooner than they would have liked, My Chemical Romance announced they’re postponing their upcoming tour of Japan. “The promoter of our Japan shows suggested that we postpone the shows in Japan for the safety of the public, and we are heeding that advice,” the band said. They also postponed their Australian and New Zealand tour dates. On June 16, they pushed their U.S. tour to 2021.

Harry Styles and Jenny Lewis

Harry Styles has pushed his 2020 tours to the fall of 2021. Jenny Lewis is slated to open.

Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds

Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds have canceled their 2020 North American fall tour. The band are planning to return to the States and Canada next fall, with details to be revealed later this year.

Faith No More and Korn Tour

Faith No More and Korn’s tour with System Of a Down, Helmet, and Russian Circles have been canceled. Find out more info on how to receive your refund below.


Korn has moved their upcoming European tour to 2021.


The legendary grunge band has pushed their European tour dates to 2021.

The Decemberists

The Decemberists were going to celebrate their 20th anniversary this year with a tour, but no more. The band announced on May 27 that the tour was pushed to 2021. The Fruit Bats will no longer be joining them on the tour.

Doobie Brothers

The band was going to celebrate its 50th anniversary this summer but it got pushed to 2021. The tour brought former keyboardist and singer Michael McDonald back into the band. A statement announcing the postponement was shared on the band’s website on May 26.

Faith No More

Faith No More’s Los Angeles shows with Korn, System Of a Down, Helmet, and Russian Circles have been rescheduled to May 21 and May 22, 2021. Find out more information here.

The Avett Brothers

The Avett Brothers have rescheduled their summer shows. New dates are to be determined

Cold War Kids

The veteran Southern California rockers have canceled their upcoming tour, they announced in a tweet on May 21.

The Weeknd

The Weeknd has officially postponed his 2020 The After Hours Tour dates for the U.S., Canada and Europe to June 2021. Ticketholders will be honored. And if you can no longe rmake it, you’ll be able to get a refund.


Beck has canceled his UK and European 2020 tour dates. Find out more information about refunds below.

The Black Crowes

The Black Crowes have announced that the North American Shake Your Money Maker 30th Anniversary tour has been pushed to 2021.

Rascal Flats

Rascal Flats unfortunately need to cancel their farewell tour. You can find more information about how to get a refund