The entertainment industry is struggling with the coronavirus pandemic and in turn this is directly affecting the global economy.
We’ve heard locally of events that have been cancelled, but here is a bigger list of events that are being cancelled both here in Australia as well as all over the world.
Now postponed until October – Considered one of the biggest music festivals in the world and set over two weekends in California. Coachella gets some of the biggest headliners EVER, with Travis Scott, Frank Ocean and Rage Against The Machine headlining this year.
Has also been moved from April to October – The country music version of Coachella and by the same organisers.
Cancelled – The iconic electronic dance music festival cancelled 2 weeks before it was going to happen.
ULTRA MUSIC FESTIVAL
Cancelled – Another electronic festival in Miami has had to cancel (until 2021) 2 weeks before it was meant to kickoff!
Cancelled – A hugely popular mid-winter art festival held in June in Hobart. Last year 100, 000 people bought tickets.
ST PATRICK’S DAY
Cancelled – The literal St Patrick’s day PARADE that’s held in Ireland has been cancelled. The annual event brings in almost half a million people to Dublin.
SOUTH BY SOUTHWEST
Cancelled – An arts, music, film and tech festival held in Texas.
Cancelled – Miley cancelled her appearance to headline the World Tour Bushfire Relief charity concert. Which is a blow in more ways than one.
RUPAUL’S DRAGCON 2020
Cancelled- RuPaul’s annual drag queen convention has been cancelled this year and will take place in 2021 again.
Cancelled – Possibly the biggest boy band in the world, BTS has had to cancel their April run in Seoul.
Postponed – British rapper Stormzy announced he’d have to postpone his entire Asia tour!
Postponed – Green Day has also postponed their Asia tour.
Cancelled – Icon Avril Livigne has postponed her concerts in Asia and cancelled her shows in Italy and France.
Cancelled – The National has cancelled their tour dates in Tokyo.
Postponed – Ciara cancelled her concert performance in Texas, given the fact that she’s pregnant, she didn’t want to take a risk with the virus.
Postponed – The band have decided to postpone their Gigaton Tour.
Cancelled- Santana has cancelled his European leg on his world tour.
Postponed – K-pop group announces they are postponing their performance in Singapore.
Cancelled – Acapella group has cancelled their European leg of their tour.
This list doesn’t even include sports events, movie production, and fashion shows.