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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

Justin Bieber
Justin Bieber's visit to the Dallas-Fort Worth area has been rescheduled. Photo courtesy of Def Jam

As concerns regarding the spread of the coronavirus and government restrictions on group gatherings continue, more event cancellations, postponements, and reschedulings 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.

New in-person and virtual events are on the uptick, so we may be able to occasionally present the regular weekly events roundup. Still, 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.


  • AT&T Performing Arts Center Broadway Series: The theater series featuring national tours of Broadway shows has rescheduled Sister Act (was August 11-16, now August 17-22, 2021) and Summer: The Donna Summer Musical (was September 15-20, now July 27-August 1, 2021).
  • Enrique Iglesias & Ricky Martin: This concert featuring the two Latin superstars, scheduled for September 13 at American Airlines Center, has been rescheduled for September 12, 2021.
  • Genesis Women's Shelter Luncheon: The fundraiser featuring keynote speaker Nicole Kidman, scheduled for September 2, has been transitioned into a virtual event.
  • Justin Bieber: The concert by the pop superstar, which was scheduled for June 27 at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, has been rescheduled for August 6, 2021, with a new venue of American Airlines Center.
  • Louis Tomlinson: This concert, originally scheduled for July 11 at South Side Ballroom, has been rescheduled for April 24, 2021.
  • Luke Combs: The concerts by the country star, scheduled for September 24 and 25 at American Airlines Center, have been rescheduled for November 18 and 19, 2021.
  • Rebelution: This concert, originally scheduled for June 6 at South Side Ballroom, has been rescheduled for September 10, 2021 at The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory in Irving.

Fort Worth

  • Amphibian Stage Productions: The theater company has canceled all National Theatre Live screenings in July and August, including Cyrano (July 29-August 1) and Hansard (August 12-15).
  • Christmas in Cowtown Holiday Market: The annual holiday shopping event, scheduled October 15-18 at Will Rogers Memorial Center, will not have an in-person version in 2020. There will be to-be-determined virtual events as a replacement.
  • Jubilee Theatre: The theater company has extended the virtual version of How I Got Over through August 15. Its production of Da Kink in My Hair, scheduled July 31-August 30, has been postponed with a possibility of transitioning into a virtual production.
  • Panther Island Pavilion: Mayor Betsy Price has shut down the weekly music event Rockin' the River until further notice. It is unclear if it will return this summer. The venue will still offer Sunday Funday, as well as daily river & beach activities all week long, including pedal boat rentals, backwoods rentals, food & drink, and more.
  • Stage West Theatre: The theater company had hoped to present its already-postponed production of Into the Breeches outdoors in September, but it has scrapped those plans and pushed it to sometime in 2021.
  • WWE Friday Night Smackdown: The visit from the pro wrestling organization to Dickies Arena, originally scheduled for March 23 as Monday Night Raw and then postponed to July 31, has been postponed to an undetermined date.


  • Improv Addison presents The Pump and Dump Show: This comedy show, scheduled for August 5, has been rescheduled for March 3, 2021.

DFW Airport

  • Texas Frightmare Weekend: The annual convention celebrating all things horror at Hyatt Regency DFW Airport, originally scheduled May 1-3 and then postponed to September 11-13, has been canceled.  It will return on its normal annual weekend, April 30-May 2, 2021.

Grand Prairie

  • LIT AF Tour featuring Martin Lawrence: This comedy event, originally scheduled for May 1 at The Theatre at Grand Prairie, has been rescheduled for November 12, 2021.


  • The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory: The concert venue has rescheduled a number of concerts, including Ricardo Montaner (was June 6, now February 6, 2021), Cristian Castro (was June 28, now February 14, 2021), Primus (was May 26, now June 11, 2021), Lindsey Stirling (was July 24, now July 23, 2021), A.R. Rahman (was June 5, now July 24, 2021), David Gray (was August 7, now August 7, 2021), Megadeth (was July 18, now August 21, 2021), Deftones (was September 3, now September 6, 2021), and Alicia Keys (was September 16, now September 15, 2021).