Several concerts were suspended worldwide due to the spread of the coronavirus (Covid-19), and that is after the last statement from the World Health Organization, in which the pandemic was declared to contain the spread of the coronavirus. Prevention protocols have increased in all countries after the announcement of the World Health Organization; many events have been canceled or postponed.
Undoubtedly, this declaration to preserve the health of people has increased the global alert, generating great economic damages to the music industry.
Here is a list of the most symbolic musical events that will not take place on the dates that were scheduled and that it is not yet known whether they will take place in the coming months.
The Colombian artist decided to reschedule the dates of the tour that would take him to Milan and Greece. Sources close to the singer pointed out that the decision had to do with some rules to protect the health not only of the artist but also of his team and of all those attending his musical event. In Milan, the concert that had to be held on March 7, has been rescheduled for March 31.
Korean Music Festival
The most famous K-pop culture event to be held in Los Angeles was also canceled due to the spread of the coronavirus worldwide. This festival was scheduled to be held on April 25, but its organizers indicated that the event would not take place on that date and so far they have not announced the rescheduling of the festival, due to the difficulties that flights from the Asian continent have had, For this reason, fans of this genre are waiting for a new date to enjoy K-pop stars like Twice, Super Junior, Red Velvet and NCT 127.
To prevent the spread of Covid-19, the city of Austin, Texas, decided to cancel the festival for the first time in 34 years. Without a doubt, this was a pretty strong blow for the culture of this American town, since South by Southwest is one of the most well-known music, film and television festivals in the world.
Tomorrowland Winter 2020
The festival that would take place in the French Alps from March 4 to 21 was canceled by the government of this country, due to the spread of the Coronavirus in this region. This is how the stage in which hundreds of followers expected to dance to the rhythm of the world's top DJs will have to wait for a new winter version of the techno music festival.
Ultra Music Festival 2020
One of Miami's most famous music festivals will not be held this year for the first time since 1999, as the city government decided to cancel the event to avoid the risk of spread due to the number of people from around the world attending this event.
It was scheduled from April 10 to 19, and the organizers said in the last hours that the festival will not be canceled but postponed to October. Rage Against the Machine, Jewel, Travis Scott, Lana Del Rey, Frank Ocean, and at least seventy other bands were confirmed to attend the 2020 edition of the festival that brings together the best of music in a multi-day event.
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