Hang up your flower crowns since Coachella 2020 has been silenced.

Amid fears in excess of the lethal coronavirus, Coachella organizers introduced Tuesday that the Indio, Calif., pageant will not go on as prepared.

The Coachella Valley New music and Arts Competition was scheduled for two weekends subsequent thirty day period, the initially weekend slated for April ten-12 and the next April 17-19. The pageant was established to be headlined by Rage Against the Machine, Travis Scott and Frank Ocean both weekends.

“At the direction of the County of Riverside and regional health and fitness authorities, we ought to regrettably ensure the rescheduling of Coachella … due to COVID-19 considerations,” fest presenters Goldenvoice introduced by means of Twitter. “While this choice arrives at a time of universal uncertainty, we consider the security and health and fitness of our visitors, workers and neighborhood incredibly severely. We urge anyone to observe the rules and protocols place forth by community health and fitness officers.”

Coachella will now shift to two weekends in the fall, slated for Oct nine-eleven and 16-18. All ticket buys “will be honored for the rescheduled dates.” Organizers will notify ticket holders how to get a refund by March 13.

Stagecoach Competition, which was prepared April 24-26, will also shift to dates in the fall. The country music fest will be held at the Empire Polo Club in Indio Oct 23-25.

The postponement arrives times soon after the once-a-year South by Southwest (SXSW) pageant in Austin, Texas, was canceled due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Extremely New music Competition, which was slated to consider location in Miami, Fla., from March 20 to 22, was also canceled last week.

The COVID-19 has swept the country and surpassed much more than 750 confirmed circumstances in the United States. As several as 28 people have been killed by the virus, which has very similar indicators to a popular cold or flu.

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Globally, much more than one hundred,000 have been contaminated with the flu-like disorder. In New York state, the total quantity of circumstances is nearing 200.