Parkway Drive To Potentially Postpone European Tour Dates Over Coronavirus Concerns
Now that the World Health Organization has declared the coronavirus a global pandemic, the postponement and cancelation of tours, festivals, and other live appearances is no longer a series of isolated incidents, but a widespread phenomenon based in genuine concerns over fan and artist health. The latest band to change their travel plans are metalcore heavyweights Parkway Drive, who announced via Twitter that they’ll be postponing at least part of the European leg of their Viva The Underdogs tour due to health concerns over COVID-19.
“To all our European fans,” the band said via a statement on Twitter, “As you have probably figured out by now, several of our upcoming EU shows will be directly affected by the bans most European countries have imposed on larger events.
“We are doing our best to assess this rapidly changing situation and our team is working tirelessly behind the scenes to find the best possible solution to this, so we can bring the biggest Parkway Drive shows in our band’s history to your part of the world!
“In the meantime, we would like to thank all of you for your messages and comments but ask you to please be patient for a few more days until we can give you more concrete information on how the ‘Viva The Underdogs’ European Revolution 2020 tour will continue.
“Be safe and see you soon, Winston, Luke, Jeff, Ben and Jia.”
For the record, the dates for the affected tour are as follows:
1 Hamburg Sporthalle
2 Leipzig Arena
3 München Olympiahalle
4 Zürich Samsung Hall
6 Budapest Papp László Budapest Sportaréna
7 Vienna Stadthalle
9 Frankfurt Festhalle
11 Dortmund Westfallenhalle
15 Paris Zenith
16 Brussels Forest National
18 London SSE Arena, Wembley
Meanwhile, Parkway still have North American dates scheduled on the Viva The Underdogs tour, so travel permitting, catch them at one of the shows listed below:
21 – Sacramento, CA @ Sacramento Memorial Auditorium
23 – Las Vegas, NV @ Pearl Theater
24 – Magna, UT @ The Great Saltair
26 – Broomfield, CO @ 1stBank Center
28 – St Paul, MN @ Myth Live
29 – Chicago, IL @ Wintrust Arena
30 – Columbus, OH @ Express Live
01 – Detroit, MI @ Masonic Temple Theatre
02 – Pittsburgh, PA @ Stage AE
04 – Worcester, MA @ The Palladium (Outdoors)
05 – Laval, QC @ Place Bell
07 – Toronto, ON @ Echo Beach
09 – Trenton, NJ @ CURE Insurance Arena
10 – Baltimore, MD @ UMBC Event Center
11 – Charlotte, NC @ Metro Credit Union Amphitheatre
12 – Atlanta, GA @ Coca-Cola Roxy
14 – Orlando, FL @ Hard Rock Live
16 – Houston, TX @ White Oak Music Hall
17 – Irving, TX @ Toyota Music Factory
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