In case you hadn’t heard…Tom Hanks and his wife Rita Wilson have tested positive for coronavirus. But, Tom isn’t the only celebrity to catch this nasty bug…Utah Jazz player Rudy Gobert tested positive well…prompting the NBA to suspend the season.
As far as the NHL? As of right now…The Pens are scheduled to play in Columbus tonight, however, the Blue Jackets announced fans would NOT be allowed to attend the game. (So they may play to an empty arena) However, the NHL is expected to make an announcement later today.
However, Tom Hanks, the NBA, and NHL aren't the only entities making difficult decisions. Plenty of Concert Venues and Artist are deciding to postpone or cancel their shows, here's partial list:
We already today you that Texas canceled the South By Southwest Festival, which was supposed to launch tomorrow, due to the coronavirus outbreak. It’s the first time in the festival’s 34-year history that it’s been canceled.
But that not the only concert event that effected.
Green Day postponed their Asian tour.
Avril Lavigne canceled her Asian leg of her tour as well.
Mariah Carey postponed her concert in Honolulu, Hawaii until November.
Queen & Adam Lambert postponed their May 26th show in Paris.
Europe’s Country 2 Country Festival with Eric Church, Darius Rucker, and Luke Combs has been cancelled.
Madonna canceled the final two shows on her Madame X tour in France.
Pearl Jam postpone the first leg of their "Gigaton" tour,
Miley Cyrus canceled her appearance at an Australian brushfire benefit.
And the band, KISS cancelled all meet-and-greets on their "End of the Road" tour.
And we already told you that Celine Dion’s Friday show in Pittsburgh has been moved to Wednesday, November 18th. (She gave the reason that she had come down with a cold)
We'll try to keep you updated on other shows that might be affected
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