All Of The Concerts & Festivals That Have Been Cancelled Due To COVID-19 This Year


When the ongoing pandemic initially hit in early 2020, several musicians and festivals began rescheduling their plans for early 2021, in the hopes that things would be better then. However, with coronavirus still raging around the globe, those rescheduled shows have now been delayed once more…


So, we’ve compiled an ongoing list of 2021 tours and festivals that have either been postponed or cancelled entirely…


The 1975



The band was meant to go on tour this year, but back on January 12th, they announced that they were cancelling all 2021 shows for the sake of their fans and crew’s health and safety.






The rock band was meant to have a 2021 European tour, which has now been rescheduled to June and July of 2022.


Bluesfest 2021



Bluesfest is one of Australia’s favourite camping festivals, but organisers pulled the plug on the event this year, in hopes that it will return next year.


Boston Calling



Last February, Boston Calling called off its 2021 event, who shared that although they are sad to see another year without the festival, they look forward to welcoming fans back in 2022.


BST Hyde Park



The festival recently announced that the 2021 edition originally set for July will return in July 2022, and Pearl Jam and Duran Duran will remain as headliners too!


Cincinnati Music Festival



Organisers announced on March 8 that the summer event would not be happening, but that it would return in July of 2022 at Paul Brown Stadium.



CMA Fest



The CMA cancelled their annual festival for the second year in a row, but they plan on making a comeback in 2022.




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The annual festival had originally planned to return in April but announced that it will not be happening. New dates are yet to be announced.





‘In spite of our efforts to move Heaven & Earth, it has become clear that we simply will not be able to make the Festival happen this year,’.


Guns N’ Roses



The rockers rescheduled their 2021 European tour dates for June and July of 2022 and even added new dates.





Halsey called off her already postponed Manic World Tour on January 22nd.



Houston Rodeo



The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo announced that it has cancelled all of its entertainment events for 2021 and were scheduled to May 4th, 2023.


Josh Groban


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The singer originally rescheduled the remaining 2020 shows of his Radio City Music Hall residence for April 2021 but pushed them back a year to April 2022.


Lightning in a Bottle



Festival organisers announced that the California festival will not be happening this year.




Movement Detroit Forced to Cancel Their 2021 Edition


The Movement weekend event has also been cancelled due to the ongoing pandemic.


Pearl Jam



The rockers recently announced that their European tour would be delayed until June and July of 2022.



Primavera Sound


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The Barcelona festival had quite the line-up set for 2021 but has been postponed until 2022.




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The popular country music festival has also cancelled all of its scheduled dates.


Taylor Swift



Swift called off her Lover Fest dates last February but is yet to re-schedule.


Thom Yorke


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The Radiohead frontman announced that his solo 2021 US tour dates were off.





The festival’s organisers unofficially cancelled this year’s event after requesting that the event be rescheduled for March of 2022.

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