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The latest event cancellations in Dallas-Fort Worth due to coronavirus concerns

The latest event cancellations in Dallas-Fort Worth due to coronavirus

James Taylor
Sorry, James Taylor fans. Photo by Timothy White

As concerns regarding the spread of the coronavirus and government restrictions on group gatherings continue, more event cancellations and postponements are being announced every day in Dallas-Fort Worth. In an effort to keep you as up-to-date as possible, we'll compile a list of different announcements every week.

Note: Given the pace at which things are happening during these times, cancellations are coming at a rapid clip. To be sure you're up to speed, you may want to check with the presenting organization or venue regarding the status of any particular event.

Fort Worth

  • James Taylor and Jackson Browne: The concert by the two legendary singers on May 16 at Dickies Arena has been postponed to an undetermined date.
  • Casa MañanaThe theater company has rescheduled two Children's Theatre productions. Matilda the Musical, originally scheduled to run March 20-April 5, has been rescheduled for July 17-26. Shrek the Musical, scheduled for April 17-May 10, has been rescheduled for August 7-16.
  • Fort Worth Chorale presents Masterworks Concert: The music group's final concert of the 2019-2020 season, scheduled for April 24, has been postponed to an undetermined date in the fall.
  • Patty Griffin and Mavis Staples: The co-headlining concert, scheduled for May 9 at Ridglea Theater, has been rescheduled for October 24.

Dallas

  • Dallas Summer Musicals presents Come From AwayThe national tour of this production had barely started its original run of March 10-22 at the Music Hall at Fair Park when it was shut down. It has been rescheduled for January 5-17, 2021.
  • Bert Kreischer: The appearance by the comedian, scheduled for The Theatre at Grand Prairie on April 24, has been rescheduled for September 25.
  • BFD 2020: This hard rock music event featuring Disturbed and others at Dos Equis Pavilion, scheduled for May 24, has been canceled.
  • Cody Ko & Noel Miller: Tiny Meat Gang – Global Domination: The appearance by the YouTube/podcast duo, scheduled for April 18 at The Theatre at Grand Prairie, has been rescheduled for October 20.
  • DMA Arts & Letters Live: The remaining events in the spring series have either been canceled or postponed with the possibility of rescheduling. Erik Larson, originally scheduled for March 30, has been rescheduled for September 10. David Sedaris, scheduled for May 11, has been rescheduled for October 30.
  • Dallas Children's Theater: The theater company has canceled three productions: The Last Stop on Market Street (scheduled March 21-April 5), Balloonacy (scheduled April 18-May 3), and The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe (scheduled May 2-23). Their final production of the season, Miss Nelson Has a Field Day (scheduled June 20-28), is still scheduled for now.
  • Dallas Pride Weekend: The annual celebration of the LGBTQ+ community, scheduled for June 6 and 7 at Fair Park, has been rescheduled for July 25 and 26.
  • Dallas Symphony Orchestra presents Chris Botti: The appearance by trumpeter Botti, originally scheduled for March 13-15 at Meyerson Symphony Center, has been rescheduled for July 10-12.
  • The Fabulously Funny Comedy Festival: Featuring performances by Mike Epps, Kountry Wayne, Jess Hilarious, and Haha Davis, this event scheduled for June 12 at The Theatre at Grand Prairie has been rescheduled for February 14, 2021.
  • JMBLYA: The music festival, which also has stops in Austin and Houston, was scheduled to take place at Fair Park on May 1. It has been postponed to an undetermined date in fall 2020.
  • Justin Bieber: The concert by the pop superstar, scheduled for June 28 at American Airlines Center, has been postponed to an undetermined date in the future.
  • The Who: The concert by the classic rockers, scheduled for April 27 at American Airlines Center, has been postponed to an undetermined date in fall 2020.