More and more shows, tours, major events continue to be canceled and postponed due to the Coronavirus pandemic. It has been learned that Live Nation is REPORTEDLY instructing all touring shows to prepare to return home (national tours, domestic and international). They will apparently re-evaluate the situation at the beginning of April. This story is developing...
Read below Via Billboard:
Recognizing national concerns over the spread of the coronavirus, Live Nation is instructing its touring shows to prepare to return home, Billboard has learned. The announcement affects all Live Nation tours, domestically and internationally.
Earlier Thursday (March 12) the company told employees it is hitting the pause button on current touring arena shows through the end of the month. A few shows will play out Thursday and Friday, but the remainder of the shows starting this weekend will be postponed.
Live Nation is also instructing its employees to work remotely and not come into the office.
The company's Beverly Hills headquarters will be mostly closed until the end of March.
On a call, company executive told employees that March is generally a slow month and that Live Nation will re-evaluate the situation at the beginning of April with the goal of resuming touring in May or June.