The music festivals industry is rapidly responding to the possibility of a worldwide coronavirus outbreak. Globally, there are 367,457 confirmed cases of coronavirus (18:45, 23.03.2020 GMT), causing the disease known as COVID-19, in 168 countries. In an effort to prevent spreading the virus, a number of concerts, festivals, film and TV shoots, and other events have been canceled, rescheduled, or modified.
Officials in Austin USA, announced Friday that the South by Southwest Arts and Music Festival has been canceled over fears of spreading the coronavirus. It's not just SXSW: As the coronavirus situation worsens, questions are being raised about whether festivals over the next few months can or should be held as planned.
This is a list of the music festivals that are being canceled or rescheduled, updated 18:45, 23.03.2020 GMT.