An Updated List Of Cancelled Or Postponed Australian Shows During Coronavirus Crisis

Coronavirus (COVID-19) has been devastating the Australian (and wider) music industry. We’re seeing frequent cancellations and postponements caused by the outbreak and constantly-changing laws around gatherings.

Bands, artists, venues, and booking agents alike are navigating unprecedented territory. We’ve seen the likes of Coachella and Splendour in the Grass be postponed, while SXSW and Groovin’ the Moo have received the axe for this year.

You can check back here to see which Australian festivals and shows have been cancelled or postponed due to Coronavirus. We’ll be keeping this article updated with news as it comes.

Scroll to the end for some suggestions on how to support the music industry during this critical time.

Postponed Festivals

Splendour in the Grass: Postponed to October

Under the Southern Stars: Postponed to February/March 2021

Big Pineapple Music Festival: Saturday, 21st November

BASSINTHEGRASS: Postponed to Saturday, 31st October

Postponed Tours

Thelma Plum: Postponed to November

The National: Postponed to December

The Pixies: New dates not confirmed

Slowly Slowly: Postponed to October

My Chemical Romance: New dates not confirmed

WAAX: New dates not confirmed

Boys Like Girls & Red Jumpsuit Apparatus: Postponed to September

Iron Maiden: New dates not confirmed

Stormzy: Postponed to November

Dream Theater: Postponed to November

Didirri: Postponed to November

Tame Impala: Postponed until December

City and Colour: Postponed to October and November

Boy & Bear: Postponed to November

Fisher: Postponed to November and December

Methyl Ethel: Postponed to October.

Faith No More: Postponed to February and March 2021.

Karnivool: Postponed to September.

Confidence Man: Postponed to November.

Cancelled Festivals

Vivid Sydney

Download Festival


Groovin The Moo

Dark Mofo

Red Hot Summer Tour

So Pop 2020

Cancelled Tours

Jimmy Eat World



Alanis Morissette

The Darkness


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