This year’s Primavera Sound festival has been postponed over ongoing concerns about the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. Originally scheduled to take place June 3-7, the annual Barcelona festival will take place August 26-30. Ticket sales have been put on hold for now, but tickets already purchased before the hold will be honored for the new dates. Organizers have also stated that details about NOS Primavera Sound Porto 2020 are forthcoming. Find the full announcement here.
Coachella, Bonnaroo, SXSW, the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Fest, and several other major music festivals and tours have been canceled or postponed in recent weeks as public health measures have dictated a stop to large gatherings. Pavement, Bikini Kill, Bauhaus, Bauhaus, and the Strokes were among those set to appear at Primavera Sound.
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