Extra music artists have joined the “higher to be protected than sorry” bandwagon of tour postponements amid the worldwide disaster heralded by the fast-spreading coronavirus. A number of acts formally introduced the choice to postpone or cancel their concert events. Others opted to tackle a wait-and-see angle pending the developments occurring across the globe.

See who has simply determined to place a halt on their upcoming live performance run slated for 2020 and transfer it all the way down to new dates.

The Weeknd

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Earlier right now, the Canadian singer has formally introduced the rescheduled dates for “The After Hours” tour. On the finish of March 2020, LiveNation introduced that enviornment excursions are moved out of concern as a result of COVID-19 unfold. The Weeknd, in an April 2020 interview with Selection, has confirmed that the tour just isn’t but canceled however should rearrange the dates.

“The After Hours” tour was set to kick off on June 11, 2020, in Vancouver, Canada. The new dates will begin on June 12, 2021, similtaneously Rogers Area in Vancouver. There can be two-weekend present dates in his dwelling nation earlier than transferring on to the U.S. starting on June 19 at St. Paul, Minnesota. Particular visitors Sabrina Claudio and Don Toliver, will be part of the run in North America, which may have the final live performance in New York Metropolis on September 2, 2021.

After a month’s break, the European leg, the place he may have Sabrina Claudio and Black Atlass to help him, will begin on October 4, 2021, in Stockholm, Sweden. The Weeknd’s tour may have its closing present at Berlin, Germany, on November 11, 2021. Click on right here for the whole rescheduled dates.

Beforehand bought tickets can be transferable to the brand new present dates.

Abel Tesfaye, The Weeknd’s actual title, has been hitting the Billboard charts along with his singles from his fourth studio album “The After Hours.” “Blinding Lights” topped the Sizzling 100 on January 25 and nonetheless within the High 10 as of this writing. It has remained on the board for twenty-four weeks.

Weapons N’ Roses

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On Twitter, Weapons N’ Roses earlier posted the announcement that their North American Tour can be postponed “out of an abundance of warning.” GN’R additional stated the tour can be rescheduled, nevertheless it has but to be put once more on the calendar. The legendary band assured that ticketholders can nonetheless use these on the brand new present dates. In addition they gave the choice for many who want to have it refunded. 


On a earlier announcement, GN’R posted on May 12 that the upcoming European tour “is not going to be occurring.” They stated that security for the followers, the crew and band is their main concern. Their subsequent steps can be introduced in due time after discussions with promoters, totally different cities, and venues. The group thanked the followers for his or her endurance and additional wrote, “(we) stay up for seeing you all very quickly…”

The band’s “Candy Youngster O’ Mine” was not too long ago made right into a youngsters’s image e-book. They collaborated with New York Occasions’ bestselling creator, James Patterson, and illustrator Jennifer Zivion. It’s anticipated to be launched in September this 12 months.

The Way forward for Dwell Concert events

Final weekend, the first in-person reside live performance throughout the pandemic interval pioneered in Fort Smith, Arkansas, with nation singer Travis McCready because the lead act. The Beaty Capital Group, which owns and manages TempleLive, the place the live performance was held, proceeded with the experiment regardless of encountering main uncooked with the state’s officers. The venue was crammed as much as 20% capability solely, and there are well being tips that wanted to be fulfilled as required by the states’ directives. It was not a worthwhile enterprise determination, nevertheless it gave everybody a preview of the potential logistics and financial eventualities of internet hosting a big occasion gathering. There can be much more discussions and changes that must be accomplished involving numerous sectors on how reside concert events can be sooner or later.


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