Explains George Rutherford, an epidemiologist at the University of California, San Francisco, “I realize tons of people make their living doing this stuff, but I see [concerts] as pretty far down the list [in terms of opening events back up]; we’ve got to get the schools going first. In addition to Peach, eight other shows scheduled this summer have been moved to 2021. Insane Clown Posse has announced that the band’s annual festival, Gathering of the Juggalos, has been postponed until 2021. This story has been shared 846,093 times. It will now take place on October 2nd–4th, joining an increasingly crowded month of rescheduled festivals. While phase two allows for live performances to begin under the aforementioned circumstances at “Restaurants & Bars Serving Food”, “Socially-Driven Businesses” will remain closed during phase two. This should not come as a surprise, as most large-scale events have already been canceled through the end of June. Stay tuned to Newport Folk Festival’s Facebook page for more official announcements. As venues both large and small sit empty, their operators are getting increasingly creative in order to drive business to the spaces in one way or another. High Sierra Music Festival announced that it will forego its 30th-anniversary 2020 event, originally set to take place on July 4th weekend, and set its sights on 2021 instead. And we’re also trying to mount a vaccine campaign, which could be hampered if our health care system continues to be stressed and potentially overloaded. Down in New Orleans, however, promoters have a less optimistic outlook on the rest of 2020. We look forward to continuing the Red Rocks tradition with you, safely, next year.” This is fully in line with the rest of the industry, as most (if not all) events in June have already. It may be the path less traveled, but it will get us there nonetheless. This story has been shared 190,304 times. Announced on Friday, the 2,500-capacity Virgin Money Unity Arena, a new venue specifically designed for social distancing, will open at the Newcastle Racecourse in August. In a statement to Sioux Falls Argus Leader, Andrew Friedson, one of the authors of the study, noted, “We’re never going to be able to contact trace every single person from Sturgis,” Friedson said. We hope to see you there. What it does show, at least for New York, is that this mess won’t be sorted out any time soon. From these new announcements/rescheduled dates, we continue to see a trend of concert organizers looking past the summer and placing their bets on a revival of live events come Fall. Ticketholders for the 2020 event are encouraged to head to the festival website for more info on refund options and the 2021 bling faith tickets. However, this cancellation isn’t necessarily indicative of the entire threshold moving into late-August and early-September. Thursday, March 19th, 2020, 12:00 p.m. While some had held out hope that the event would be able to go on as planned on its usual December 3–6 dates, officials said they had little choice given the continued uncertainty over the pandemic’s course, international travel restrictions and quarantine regulations across the country and abroad. As states begin to loosen lockdown restrictions, we’re seeing artists, promoters, and venues scramble to meet social distancing guidelines and still host live shows. “So if we want a good-faith estimate using, at the moment, the accepted statistical techniques … this is the best number we’re going to get in my opinion.”. In a Facebook announcement, Roskilde organizers cited the Danish government’s decision to extend its prohibition on larger gatherings until August 31st, 2020 as the reason for the cancelation. Just one day after announcing their first drive-in shows scheduled for early September, Umphrey’s McGee has confirmed their upcoming performances in California, Texas, and Oklahoma–which were also set to take place next month–will now be pushed back to September 2021. The many Roo postponements provide a telling look at the universal uncertainty facing the live music industry at this time. “It is clear now that live events with fans will not resume for many months and likely not until sometime in 2021,” AEG CEO Dan Beckerman wrote to employees in a memo. The August dates, however, are still uncertain with regard to the viability of large-scale events, so we’re hoping things are good to go by then to avoid another postponement. Though this is unwelcomed news for fans of John, it comes as no surprise. The cancellation of Oktoberfest—still many months away—shows that the German government is approaching the ongoing crisis seriously. An inherent risk of exposure to the novel coronavirus/Covid-19 exists in any public place where people are present. Click here to revisit Live For Live Music’s on-site coverage of Shaky Knees Festival in 2019. While the status of live events during 2020 is still very much in question, Radiohead‘s Thom Yorke has taken a proactive approach, moving several postponed dates from the spring-leg of his Tomorrow’s Modern Boxes Tour to the fall. Visit Resonance’s Facebook page for more information and to see the full post. According to NYIVA’s announcement, venues in the busy New York City metro area will require roughly $300,000 (on average per venue) to sustain their businesses with staff payroll and overhead costs if they are to remain closed through the rest of the year. As of now, The Revivalists‘ performance with Preservation Hall Jazz Band and Neal Francis on June 12th at Red Rocks, as well as Umphrey’s McGee‘s three-night run with Pigeons Playing Ping Pong, Cory Wong, Goose, Godboner, and more, have not been canceled, leaving hope for rescheduled dates. LOCKN’ Festival, on the on the other hand, appears to be moving forward with its October date after similarly postponing from June. Paige VanZant welcomed the new year in cheeky fashion on... Post was not sent - check your email addresses! The festival, originally slated for July 30th—August 2nd, was one of the last remaining hold outs of the summer festivals. The rock-focused festival, which was at first optimistically pushed back from May to October, was set to feature performances from The Black Keys, The Strokes, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Portugal. For any other questions related to COVID-19 in Florida, please contact the Department’s dedicated COVID-19 Call Center by calling (866) 779-6121. The safety of our cast, crew, orchestra and audience is our highest priority and we look forward to returning to our stages only when it’s safe to do so. Vamos estar hacienda citas para la proxima semana el dia Jueves de 8 am - 5 pm. Major League ballparks have started rolling out different kinds of socially distant programming as both games and regular concerts continue to be ruled out. As socially-distanced concerts begin taking place with mixed reactions in states like Arkansas, Florida now looks to be one of the latest U.S. states to begin welcoming fans and paying customers back into places of public business in hopes of restarting local economies. The 2020 edition of the festival was set to feature Greensky Bluegrass, Grace Potter, Billy Strings, and more. Bonnaroo, which was postponed from early-June to late-September last month, will now offer refunds for a 30-day period beginning on Friday, May 1st. It will be interesting to see how this plays out. As we move into the second calendar year of the coronavirus-incited shutdown of the live music and events industry, the future remains relatively unclear. AEG Presents has announced a bevy of concert cancellations and postponements in Colorado through the months of May, June, and July. Then, on March 18th, as the scope of the coronavirus’ inevitable effects on the live events industry suddenly became quite apparent, Bonnaroo organizers postponed the 2020 event to late September of this year—a common reaction from large-scale, early-summer festivals at that time. In the wake of the mayor’s announcement, Essence Festival announced its official cancellation on Wednesday. We’ve requested and confirmed that, as of this weekend, anyone who wants a refund can begin the process at your point of purchase. In a Facebook post, festival organizers confirmed that much of the lineup will stay the same, which sees three nights of The String Cheese Incident. In a Facebook post announcing the postponement, the band said: It’s better to look ahead and prepare than to look back and regret, for the safety of our families, for our crews, for the fans and for the Blue Army. The 50th-anniversary edition of Roskilde Festival, scheduled to take place at Animal Showgrounds in Roskilde, Denmark on June 27th-July 4th, has been canceled, event organizers announced on Monday. As we approach Halloween weekend, typically one of the biggest weekends of the year for live music, the cancellation picture remains in flux as coronavirus numbers increase around the country and the world. The band made no reference to rescheduled dates, and is immediately directing fans to contact Live Nation for refunds. State and local ordinances vary widely and no one can predict when high capacity events will safely return. The full-day virtual music marathon will predominantly feature new “live” performances captured during the ongoing lockdown by 60+ artists. Check back for more updates on COVID-19 concert cancellation timeframes as the situation continues to unfold. Many large-scale festivals have already rescheduled to September and October. Meanwhile, while inside the grounds, social distancing guidelines will be enforced by “social distancing ambassadors.”. If you previously requested a refund, your refund is still being processed. Jan 5, 2021, 8:54 am* In its postponement announcement, the festival confirmed that all of its headliners have committed to the new 2021 dates, as have “the majority of the supporting artists.”. The other three nominees are Brittany Howard, leader of Alabama Shakes, who released her solo debut album Jamie; Tanya Tucker, who won a Grammy for best country album for While I’m Livin’, and Yola, a Grammy nominee for best new artist. All 2020 ticket holders will be automatically refunded to their original payment account. This shouldn’t come as a surprise at this point. As organizers noted in a lengthy letter to the Burning Man community. The virtual induction broadcast will feature the acceptance speeches from the class of 2020, along with interviews with inductees and artists by whom they’ve been influenced, archival content, and more. The drive-in-style Concert From Your Car series is now set to take place at the Texas Rangers‘ Globe Life Park in Arlington, TX in June and smaller venues in the South like Charleston Pour House are beginning to open for smaller shows with strict distancing guidelines in place. A statement shared by festival organizers on May 26th reads. This story has been shared 124,124 times. While festival cancellations and one-year deferments are nothing new in 2020, this added musical incentive for fans to hold on to their tickets is something we haven’t seen until now. Come September, smaller shows and gatherings may face a more favorable situation. This conclusion is made after much careful deliberation. While people had different things to say about the topic, the theme was the same across the board and fell in line with what we’ve been finding over the last few weeks in our Cancellation Tracker: Most of them are now looking past 2020 and into next year. was due to perform. The tour’s name and overall mission also make for a fitting tribute to late Rush drummer Neil Peart, who died unexpectedly earlier this year. Mon, Jan 11, 8:00 AM. As the band notes in their cancellation announcement, “We feel that June is too soon for such a large gathering and no other dates are available at the venue this year. The tour was set to begin on July 10th with a two-night run at Folsom Field in Boulder, CO and end on August 8th at Fenway Park in Boston, MA. ET. This announcement affects venues like the 1st Bank Center, Mission Ballroom, The Ogden Theatre, and Red Rocks Amphitheatre. ET. The 2021 Florida Strawberry Festival will not include concerts. Now, it seems that BUKU organizers were a little too optimistic about the viability of their event this Fall. Though organizers maintain that they tried to enforce social distancing guidelines, video from the event showed large crowds of people generally ignoring CDC and state guidelines. How can Taiwan pull this off in the thick of a pandemic? The alchemy of 1,000 strangers bonding into a single audience fueling each performer on stage and behind the scenes will be possible again when Broadway theatres can safely host full houses. Due to the country’s strict, decisive response to the initial outbreak, there have been no locally-transmitted cases in the East Asian country in more than 200 days. Back home in the U.S., however, certain things are starting to open back up. The 2020 edition of Snowshoe, WV’s 4848 Festival, originally scheduled to take place from July 9th–11th, 2020 has been postponed until July 8th–10th, 2021. COVID-19 Vaccination Drive. Campout For The Cause also announced its official cancellation of its 2020 festival. In a lengthy post to the event’s Facebook page, organizers laid out an incentive for fans to hang onto their tickets. Earlier this week, The Recording Academy announced that its annual Grammy Awards broadcast, which was scheduled for January 31st, has been pushed to March as the virus situation continues to worsen in Los Angeles and surrounding areas.eval(ez_write_tag([[300,250],'liveforlivemusic_com-banner-1','ezslot_6',109,'0','0']));eval(ez_write_tag([[300,250],'liveforlivemusic_com-banner-1','ezslot_7',109,'0','1']));eval(ez_write_tag([[300,250],'liveforlivemusic_com-banner-1','ezslot_8',109,'0','2'])); As the award show’s producers noted in a joint statement, “After thoughtful conversations with health experts, our host and artists scheduled to appear, we are rescheduling the 63rd Annual GRAMMY Awards® to be broadcast Sunday, March 14, 2021. The postponement announcement notes that while the 2020 event is not moving forward, most of the bands on the 2020 lineup have already committed to the rescheduled event next year, set to take place on May 28th–30th, 2021. In short, they surmised that with protocols in place for more risky elements of the concert experience—including staggered entry times, mask mandates, restrictions on concessions, temperature checks, installation of specific air filtration/ventilation systems, and a few more—concerts could move forward without much risk of spreading the virus. All Broadway theatrical productions will remain on hiatus until next year, as producers are now offering refunds and exchanges for tickets purchased for shows through January 3rd, 2021, Billboard reported on Tuesday. Head to Joel’s website for more information. We will continue to keep you updated as information becomes available.”. The 30 total dates which have been outright canceled include the shows which were supposed to have taken place in North America throughout the spring dating back to March 12th in Eugene, OR, and up through June 23rd in San Francisco. Epicenter, Welcome To Rockville, and Sonic Temple have all been canceled for 2020 by Danny Wimmer Presents. After 15 consecutive years we will miss all the familiar faces and uplifting vibes that our community shares.”. “Larger gatherings — conferences, concerts, sporting events — when people say they’re going to reschedule this conference or graduation event for October 2020, I have no idea how they think that’s a plausible possibility,” he notes. On Tuesday, Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson announced that the state Department of Health will issue a cease and desist order to stop Fort Smith theater TempleLive from going through with their highly-publicized, socially-distanced Travis McCready show this Friday. Up in Boston, the Red Sox‘s Fenway Park will host an upcoming performance by Dropkick Murphys (with help from Bruce Springsteen) which will air via live stream, making it the first time a band has ever played a full show in an empty sports stadium. As concerts continue to be on hold, several countries have looked to drive-in movie theaters as an alternate live event model. For more information, head here. The band, however, has not given up hope regarding smaller-scale shows this summer. City officials stressed that Carnival 2021 is not “canceled,” and couldn’t be, given that it is a weeks-long cultural celebration tied to the religious traditions of the Roman Catholic Church. The rerouted dates (health and safety permitting) are at RATM.com and your tickets will be honored for the postponed shows. One date on the band’s rescheduled list, however, stands out: The band’s performance at The Caverns, originally scheduled for April 11th, has been moved to June 25th. ... FL with your friends. While this is certainly a step toward some sort of normalcy in terms of live concerts, it’s only a small one. The event was set to take place just five days from now on Wednesday, September 16th. Ringo Starr has also pushed his North American 2020 tour to next year. With the announcement of Moderna‘s promising new vaccine (partly funded by Dolly Parton), we now have two potentially viable vaccine options in progress. The cancellation of these three large festivals in the first half of May shows the line in the sand being pushed further back toward the beginning of summer. Organizers for Borderland Music + Arts Festival have announced the cancelation of the 2020 event which was scheduled to return to its home at Knox State Park in East Aurora, NY on September 19th-20th. In Colorado, various limited-capacity indoor (100 people) and outdoor (175 people) shows have been announced for the coming weeks. The decision came as a shock to the city’s Krewes, who had been instructed to devise ways to make their parades comply with social distancing guidelines but had not been given the indication that they would be canceled outright. Ottawa Bluesfest has confirmed that RATM will appear on the 2021 lineup, though no word has come down from Boston Calling or Firefly Music Festival. We don’t know for sure, but Dark Star Orchestra seems to be betting on it. As cities around the country gradually start to reopen, small, socially distant live performances are beginning to pick back up. Florida Governor Ron DeSantis has given businesses including bars, movie theaters, concert venues in 64 counties the green light to reopen this Friday (June 5th) as part of the state’s “Phase 2” of the reopening process. Rocklahoma follows Summer Camp Music Festival, which was also scheduled for Memorial Day weekend, in announcing a cancelation/postponement. All original tickets will be honored at the rescheduled performances,” the statement continued. The delay in rescheduling, however, likely had something to do with getting ducks in a row for a special 2021 announcement to help ease the sting of no Peach in 2020: Ticket-buyers who hold on to their 2020 passes for 2021 will be invited to a special additional day on music on Wednesday, June 30th, 2021, the day before the festival starts in earnest on July 1st. In a statement posted to the festival’s Facebook, event organizers noted, “After much thought and many spirited discussions, due to the ongoing uncertainty around the COVID-19 pandemic, we have decided to postpone Hangout until next year.” The statement continued, “Since y’all loved the 2020 lineup so much, we will work really hard to bring as much of it back next year as possible (with some new goodies added of course)… We want to thank you for your hopeful patience over the past few weeks as we verified all options for a possible fall reschedule. Now instead of the physical festival, Peter Shapiro and the LOCKN’ team will host a three-night run of audienceless Joe Russo’s Almost Dead concerts at Infinity Downs in Arrington, VA. Ticketholders will be given free access to the streams, hosted on Shapiro’s FANS website. Excited for this September to now take place from May 20th–22nd will start to move to.... 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