Taylor Swift has cancelled the remainder of her 2020 concert dates due to the COVID-19 Pandemic affecting the globe, the country turned pop singer announced Friday (April 17).
An official statement posted by Swift on Twitter states, “I’m so sad I won’t be able to see you guys in concert this year, but I know this is the right decision.” These dates include a short series of Lover Tour dates along with some other major dates she was slated for, including the Glastonbury Festival in the U.K.
She accompanied her tweet with an official statement which she also posted on twitter.
I’m so sad I won’t be able to see you guys in concert this year, but I know this is the right decision. Please, please stay healthy and safe. I’ll see you on stage as soon as I can but right now what’s important is committing to this quarantine, for the sake of all of us. pic.twitter.com/qeiMk2Tgon
— Taylor Swift (@taylorswift13) April 17, 2020
Swift’s US and Brazil concerts are being rescheduled for 2021, and tickets purchased for the original date will be honored. Refunds will also be made available to those who cannot attend the rescheduled show.
She is not the first cancel tour dates for the remainder of the year due to the coronavirus pandemic, but she is the latest in what has truly shook the world to its core.
– Big Red