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.
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
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
Methyl Ethel: Postponed to October.
Faith No More: Postponed to February and March 2021.
Karnivool: Postponed to September.
Confidence Man: Postponed to November.
How you can support the Aussie music industry
Donate to Support Act here
Support local artists through Bandcamp
Find more ways through I Lost My Gig
Create your Lockdown Get Down Playlist
Buy your fave artists’ merch or music
Buy your fave music photographers’ prints or head here