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The latest event cancellations in Dallas-Fort Worth due to coronavirus concerns

The latest event cancellations in Dallas-Fort Worth due to coronavirus

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Tim McGraw's concert at Dos Equis Pavilion on August 8 is one of the latest cancellations due to the coronavirus pandemic. Photo by Michelle Watson/CatchLightGroup.com

As concerns regarding the spread of the coronavirus and government restrictions on group gatherings continue, more event cancellations and postponements are being announced every day in Dallas-Fort Worth. In an effort to keep you as up-to-date as possible, we'll compile a list of different announcements every week.

Note: Given the pace at which things are happening during these times, cancellations are coming at a rapid clip. To be sure you're up to speed, you may want to check with the presenting organization or venue regarding the status of any particular event.

Dallas

  • ABBA the Concert: This event, scheduled for July 28 at Annette Strauss Square, has been postponed to an undetermined date.
  • Aventura: This concert, scheduled for August 1 at American Airlines Center, has been postponed to an undetermined date.
  • B. Moore Dance presents The Neglected Heart of Soul: An Ode to Donny Hathaway: This event, scheduled for July 16-18 at Winspear Opera House, has been postponed to undetermined dates.
  • Bauhaus: This concert, scheduled for July 23 at The Bomb Factory, has been postponed to an undetermined date.
  • Bishop Arts Theatre Center presents Facing Facts: The Harsh Truth About Women Behind BarsThis event, scheduled for July 18, has been canceled.
  • The Black Keys: The rock duo has canceled its entire 2020 tour, including the July 17 date at Dos Equis Pavilion.
  • Breaking Benjamin: This concert, scheduled for August 10 at Dos Equis Pavilion, has been canceled.
  • The Classics Theatre Project: The theater company has put a hold on all productions, including Look Back in Anger (scheduled July 10-25) and Abraham Lincoln (scheduled November 5-22).
  • Dallas Children's Theater: The theater company has canceled its production of Willy Wonka, Jr., scheduled for July 24 and 25.
  • Dallas Symphony Orchestra presents Chris Botti: The appearance by trumpeter Botti, originally scheduled for March 13-15 at Meyerson Symphony Center and then rescheduled for July 10-12, has been rescheduled again to October 8-10, 2021.
  • Fair Park Fourth: The annual Fourth of July Celebration at Fair Park has been canceled.
  • Foreigner: The classic rock band has canceled their Juke Box Hero Tour, including the September 11 date at Dos Equis Pavilion.
  • Garrison Brothers Distillery presents Dallas Bourbon Brawl Semi-Finals: This event, scheduled for July 30 at The Empire Room, has been rescheduled for October 8.
  • Hyena's Comedy Nightclub presents Jen Kirkman: The appearance by the comedian, scheduled for July 10 and 11, has been rescheduled for February 12 and 13, 2021.
  • Incubus: The rock band has canceled its entire 2020 tour, including the July 28 date at Dos Equis Pavilion.
  • Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit: This concert, scheduled for August 9 at The Bomb Factory, has been rescheduled for August 6, 2021.
  • Klyde Warren Park: The downtown park has canceled its Independence Day Celebration, scheduled for June 27, and its Labor Day Food Truck Rally, scheduled for September 6. A fireworks display will still be visible on June 27, as a limited number of frontline healthcare workers and their families are invited to the recording of a KTVT-CBS 11 television special in their honor.
  • Korn and Faith No More: This co-headlined concert, scheduled for August 21 at Dos Equis Pavilion, has been canceled.
  • Kraftwerk: This concert, scheduled for July 2 at The Bomb Factory, has been canceled.
  • Louis The Child: This concert, scheduled for July 24 at South Side Ballroom, has been rescheduled for July 30, 2021.
  • The Monkees: This concert, scheduled for July 25 at Majestic Theatre, has been rescheduled for April 3, 2021.
  • Neil deGrasse Tyson: The appearance by the astronomer, originally scheduled for June 22 at Winspear Opera House and then postponed, has been fully canceled.
  • Purity Ring: This concert, originally scheduled for May 8 at The Bomb Factory, has been rescheduled for April 10, 2021.
  • Sad Summer Festival featuring All Time Low: This music festival, scheduled for July 21 at the since-shuttered Gas Monkey Live, has been canceled.
  • Second Thought Theatre: The theater company has canceled its production of A Streetcar Named Desire, scheduled for July 22-August 15.
  • Shinedown: The rock band has canceled its entire 2020 tour, including the August 24 and 25 dates at House of Blues Dallas.
  • The SpongeBob MusicalThe national tour of the Broadway musical has been canceled, including the July 14-19 dates at Winspear Opera House.
  • Tim McGraw: The country star has canceled his entire 2020 tour, including the August 8 date at Dos Equis Pavilion.
  • Uptown Players: The theater company has postponed its production of Head Over Heels, scheduled for July 10-26 at Kalita Humphreys Theater, to undetermined dates. Its production of Del Shore's A Very Sordid Wedding, scheduled for August 21-30, has been changed into a one-night-only performance on September 7.

Fort Worth

  • Fort Worth's Fourth: The festival portion of Fort Worth's Fourth at Panther's Island Pavilion on July 4 has been canceled, but the fireworks will still be launched.
  • Fort Worth Food + Wine Festival: The annual foodie event, scheduled for October 22-25 at multiple locations, has been canceled. Next year’s festival is planned for April 8-11, 2021.
  • Garrison Brothers Distillery presents Fort Worth Bourbon Brawl Semi-Finals: This event, scheduled for August 6 at The Ostreum, has been rescheduled for October 1.
  • Jubilee Theatre: The theater company, which has postponed its production of How I Got Over several times, has rescheduled it again for June 19-July 19.
  • Rascal Flatts: The country group has canceled their entire Farewell: Life is a Highway Tour, including the July 18 date at Dickies Arena.

Addison

  • Addison After Dark: The city has canceled the remainder of its entertainment series, which had been scheduled monthly through November.
  • Kaboom Town: The annual fireworks display will still take place on July 3, but the watch party at Addison Circle Park and the accompanying Addison Airport Airshow have both been canceled. Residents are being encouraged to watch the fireworks from their homes or other locations.

Arlington

  • Green Day, Fall Out Boy, and Weezer: This "Hella Mega" concert, scheduled for July 31 at Globe Life Field, has been postponed to an undetermined date.
  • Mötley Crüe, Def Leppard, Poison, and Joan Jett and the Blackhearts: The tour of the '80s rock legends has been postponed to undetermined dates in 2021, including the July 14 date at Globe Life Field.

Grand Prairie

  • Bert Kreischer: The appearance by the comedian, scheduled for The Theatre at Grand Prairie on April 24 and then rescheduled for September 25, has been rescheduled again for March 5, 2021.
  • Celtic WomanThis concert, originally scheduled for April 25, has been rescheduled for April 29, 2021.
  • Maks & Val Live: Motion Pictures Tour: This dance event, scheduled for July 18 at The Theatre at Grand Prairie, has been rescheduled for July 31, 2021.
  • REO Speedwagon: This concert, originally scheduled for May 6 at The Theatre at Grand Prairie, has been rescheduled for November 9.

Irving

  • AJR and Quinn XCII: This concert, scheduled for July 21 at The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory, has been canceled.
  • David Gray: This concert, scheduled for August 7 at The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory, has been postponed to an undetermined date.
  • Lindsey Stirling: This concert, scheduled for July 24 at The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory, has been postponed to an undetermined date.
  • Megadeth: This concert, scheduled for July 18 at The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory, has been postponed to an undetermined date.
  • Melanie Martinez: This concert, scheduled for July 9 at The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory, has been canceled.

Plano

  • Plano's All-American Fourth: The festival portion of this annual event on July 4 at Oak Point Park has been canceled, but fireworks will still be launched from a nearby farm. Residents are encouraged to watch the fireworks from their own homes, vehicles, or neighborhoods.