WHAT’S BEING CLAIMED:
- Many musicians had to cancel their shows to help stop the spread of COVID-19.
- Pearl Jam, Avril Lavigne, Miley Cyrus, Mariah Carey are just a few stars who have announced their respective show’s cancellation on social media.
- Fans are told to hold on to their tickets though, as they still plan to reschedule their shows in the near future.
Musicians who have upcoming tours in different parts of the world have announced they are to cancel their shows. Pearl Jam, Avril Lavigne, Miley Cyrus, Green Day, Madonna, and Mariah Carey are among those who made the announcement on social media, to keep the coronavirus from spreading even further.
Kiss, the band, has also canceled their scheduled meet and greet with their fans in the midst of the rise of cases in the United States with almost 1,000 people infected, and around 26 people who died from the virus. Worldwide, more than 114,000 is recorded to have infected.
With France banning events around the country that involves more than 1,000 people in attendance, Madonna had to cancel her “Madame X” tour in Paris. The cancellation of his final two stops in the city was announced on her official website.
It reads, “Following official notification from the Office of the Police this morning prohibiting all events with an audience attendance of over 1000, Live Nation regrets to announce the final two Madame X performances previously re-scheduled to 10-March and 11-March are forced to be cancelled.”
Pearl Jam took to Twitter to notify their fans of the cancellation of their upcoming North American tour saying, “with deep frustration and regret that we are forced to make this most unfortunate of announcements… This scheduled first leg of our PJ/Gigaton tour will need to be postponed and shows rescheduled for a later date.”
Mariah Carey also posted on her Twitter that she is “so so sad to have to announce that I’m postponing my show [in Hawaii] to November. I was so excited to come back to Hawaii on my “anniversary month” but evolving international travel restrictions force us to consider everyone’s safety and well being.”
The singer was scheduled to perform there on Tuesday, March 10.
Meanwhile, Avril Lavigne and Green Day postponed their Asian tour. And Miley Cyrus, her Australian show.