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Live: Update: How Coronavirus is hitting the dance music scene

Events cancelation, clubs closing, conferences postponed and every dance music related event affected by Covid-19 Coronavirus

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With the spreading of the new Covid-19 Coronavirus and the continuous cancelations or postponements, the electronic music scene now is struggling as never before.

From the reschedule in 2021 of Ultra Music Festival Miami, the whole electronic music scene has seen a series of events, parties and festivals cancel or postpone their events. Despite some rare cases as the Serbian EXIT Festival that will run this August, the rest of European festivals will stay close over the summer. Tomorrowland has rescheduled the event for 2021 as well as Ultra Europe and a huge number of other events. The Ibiza season won’t even start this year as the Balearic Government has prohibited to the club of the islands to open.

Because of the continuous news and press releases about the Covid-19 Coronavirus, we’re going to use this article, updating it in real-time, we the latest news about the topic.

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Groove Cartel
June 18, 2020
7:46 am

Balearic Islands (including Ibiza) will not allow clubs to open this year. 2020 Ibiza season is over even before starting for a new law that not allow clubs to open.

Read more https://thegroovecartel.com/news/balearic-islands-no-club-open-ibiza-season-2020-covid-19/

Groove Cartel
May 13, 2020
6:07 pm

Creamfields won't return in 2020. 2021 edition of the festival will feature most of the artists that should have played in 2020 including Eric Prydz' HOLOSPHERE

Groove Cartel
May 13, 2020
6:06 pm

Nameless Music Festival in Italy has been postponed to 2021

Groove Cartel
May 13, 2020
6:06 pm

Sonar and OFFSonar festival have been rescheduled for next year, 2021

Groove Cartel
April 21, 2020
8:53 pm

The Dutch Government has issued a statement banning every event happening this summer, until the beginning of September. For this reason festivals such as Awakenings, Welcome to the Future, Mysteryland are canceled.

Groove Cartel
April 21, 2020
12:05 pm

All events to take place in May at Ushuaia and Hi Ibiza have been canceled

Groove Cartel
April 20, 2020
11:03 pm

EMF 2020 has been canceled; it will return in 2021

https://www.facebook.com/photo?fbid=3785789884795475&set=a.319621821412316

Groove Cartel
April 18, 2020
10:29 am

Lane 8 shows in Amsterdam, Belfast, and London have been rescheduled for October. The other tour's dates have been canceled

https://twitter.com/Lane8music/status/1251152172634365960

Groove Cartel
April 16, 2020
2:40 pm

Airbeat One has been canceled. The festival will return in 2021

Groove Cartel
April 16, 2020
12:28 pm

Parookaville 2020 has been canceled

Following the German authorities’ extension of the ban on large-scale events until 31st of August 2020, we regret to tell you that the realization of PAROOKAVILLE 2020 has now unfortunately became impossible due to the official prohibition.

Groove Cartel
April 16, 2020
12:27 pm

Tomorrowland 2020 won't take place

https://thegroovecartel.com/news/tomorrowland-2020-officially-canceled/

Groove Cartel
April 12, 2020
10:12 am

The Burning Man won't take place this year. The festival will be "virtual" only

Groove Cartel
April 7, 2020
8:36 am

Most of the summer festivals could face cancelation or reschedule

Groove Cartel
April 3, 2020
11:15 pm

EDC Las Vegas has been postponed to 2-3-4 of October 2020

Groove Cartel
April 3, 2020
12:28 pm

Cocoricò Riccione has canceled the opening party. The club should have reopened after years of inactivity

Groove Cartel
April 2, 2020
8:47 am

Social Music City Milan to be used as an emergency hub
https://thegroovecartel.com/news/social-music-city-milan-to-be-used-as-emergency-hub/

Groove Cartel
March 27, 2020
8:59 pm

Lollapalooza delays lineup announcement & ticket sale

Groove Cartel
March 25, 2020
8:35 am

DGTL Festival has been canceled

https://thegroovecartel.com/news/festivals/dgtl-festival-100-sustainable-2020-edition/

Groove Cartel
March 24, 2020
2:42 pm

Awakenings Easter has been canceled (April 9th to 12th, 2020) cannot take place.
https://thegroovecartel.com/news/parties/awakenings-easter-amsterdam-timetable-lineup/

Groove Cartel
March 23, 2020
4:36 pm

Italian leading music festival Nameless has been postponed to August 27-28-29-30

Groove Cartel
March 22, 2020
11:30 am

Australia to close all pubs and clubs

Groove Cartel
March 21, 2020
8:42 am

Because UK Government new rules, the whole Toolroom UK tour has been postponed to future dates

Groove Cartel
March 20, 2020
9:55 pm

UK clubs will shut down until further notice

Groove Cartel
March 19, 2020
12:59 pm

The organizing company of The Unlimited Festival has had to file its state of suspension of payments for a judicial liquidation under the supervision of the Commercial Court.

The Unlimited Festival statement
The Unlimited Festival statement
Groove Cartel
March 17, 2020
3:19 pm

Brighton Music Conference have made the decision to reschedule the event to 23rd to 26th September.

Groove Cartel
March 17, 2020
1:02 pm

Clubs' closing history due to Coronavirus

Groove Cartel
March 17, 2020
12:55 pm

Kryder + Friends party in Miami has been canceled

Groove Cartel
March 17, 2020
11:04 am

All the events at Red Rocks have been suspended until, at least, May 11

Groove Cartel
March 16, 2020
10:56 pm

Third Party LIIIVE show has been postponed  for the 3rd of October

Groove Cartel
March 16, 2020
3:37 pm

Spinnin' Records' offices are closed as the label moves all the activities remotely

Groove Cartel
March 16, 2020
2:23 pm

CDC recommends that for the next 8 weeks, organizers cancel or postpone in-person events that consist of 50 people or more throughout the U.S.

Groove Cartel
March 16, 2020
9:52 am

Las Vegas to shut down all its clubs

Groove Cartel
March 15, 2020
9:36 pm

D.C. has closed nightclubs

Groove Cartel
March 15, 2020
9:06 pm

Live Nation has paused all the Arena Tours

Groove Cartel
March 15, 2020
9:05 pm

Armada Music has closed all its office (Amsterdam, London, and New York) at least for two weeks

Groove Cartel
March 14, 2020
2:31 pm

Every Threehouse show for the Miami Music Week has been canceled and will be refund

Groove Cartel
March 14, 2020
2:30 pm

Anjunadeep Open Air in Miami has been canceled and already refunded

Groove Cartel
March 13, 2020
11:05 pm

Berlin clubs, bars and pubs will be closed until, at least April 20th, the mayor says

Groove Cartel
March 13, 2020
11:02 pm

The Unlimited Festival has announced cancelation with no refunds

Groove Cartel
March 13, 2020
9:31 pm

Nora En Pure has canceled all upcoming shows in SLC, Denver, Houston, Miami, St. Louis.

Groove Cartel
March 13, 2020
6:08 pm

Anjunabeats Elevations has been cancelled

Groove Cartel
March 13, 2020
5:30 pm

Club Octagon in Seoul has announced the pause of the operations until further notice

Groove Cartel
March 13, 2020
5:18 pm

Protocol label night at Opium Club Toulouse is postponed. No new date has been announced yet

Groove Cartel
March 13, 2020
5:15 pm

In a press release, Chocolate Puma announce that they won't be able to travel and play at the upcoming gigs. The statement also adds that "Gaston developed some minor symptoms of a flu."

Groove Cartel
March 13, 2020
5:02 pm

Spinnin' Hotel 2020 Miami has been canceled as well as every Spinnin' event during the Miami Music Week

Groove Cartel
March 13, 2020
4:57 pm

BBC Radio 1 BIG WEEKEND 2020 has been canceled

BBC Radio 1 BIG WEEKEND official statement
BBC Radio 1 BIG WEEKEND official statement
Groove Cartel
March 13, 2020
4:48 pm

David Tort HoTL Miami party (Back Door Monkey Wynwood) has been canceled

Groove Cartel
March 13, 2020
4:32 pm

Movement Detroit shows and events planned for the next couple of weeks have been postponed

Groove Cartel
March 13, 2020
4:05 pm

Most of the French clubs to close as Government banned gatherings of 100 people or more.

Groove Cartel
March 13, 2020
2:44 pm

Every cultural activities, including shows, have been suspended in Spain

Groove Cartel
March 13, 2020
1:30 pm

Corsica Studios one of the first London venues to begin canceling and postponing events.

Printworks will stay open with "precautionary measures" including "promotion of cleanliness via onsite signage" and "additional hand-washing provisions on site."

Groove Cartel
March 13, 2020
1:28 pm

Awakenings Easter "hope the situation will improve in the coming weeks so we can party with you in the Gashouder."

All events in The Netherlands are canceled until March 31st.

Groove Cartel
March 13, 2020
12:59 pm

Defected Records' events, including Glitterbox and Classic events, are postponed until May

Defected Coronavirus press release
Defected Coronavirus press release
Groove Cartel
March 13, 2020
12:54 pm

Amelie Lens announces cancelation of most of her upcoming event

Groove Cartel
March 13, 2020
12:21 pm

Lollapalooza Chile and Buenos Aires postponed. Further notices on the new dates to be revealed

Groove Cartel
March 13, 2020
12:13 pm

Laidback Luke show in Singapore at Marquee canceled

Groove Cartel
March 13, 2020
11:19 am

Whole Denial Events programming for the Miami Music Week has been canceled. It includes, among others, Defected party, Axtone House party, Heldeep party, Café Mambo

Groove Cartel
March 13, 2020
11:09 am

Firebeatz & Friends Miami has been canceled

Groove Cartel
March 13, 2020
9:43 am

Lane 8 shows in Salt Lake City, Albuquerque, and Phoenix (part of Brightest Lights album tour) have been postponed to July 9, 10 and 17 respectively

Groove Cartel
March 13, 2020
9:14 am

Live Nation Planning to Pause Arena Tours

Groove Cartel
March 13, 2020
9:07 am

Miami Club Space has stopped operations postponing all the upcoming events

https://twitter.com/clubspacemiami/status/1238258506953830401/photo/1

Groove Cartel
March 13, 2020
9:02 am

Every DiskoLab event during the Miami Music Week has been canceled

Diskolab Miami Music Week 2020 press release
Diskolab Miami Music Week 2020 press release
Groove Cartel
March 13, 2020
9:00 am

All venues, nightclubs, and bars will be closed in Belgium and Portugal.

Groove Cartel
March 12, 2020
11:25 pm

All the pool parties set to take place in Miami South Beach have been canceled according to a statement released by the City of Miami Beach Government.

Groove Cartel
March 12, 2020
11:11 pm

Afterlife Brazil has been posponed to December 12, 2020

Groove Cartel
March 12, 2020
10:44 pm

Beyond Wonderland postponed to June 19-20, 2020. The lineup could be changed

https://twitter.com/PasqualeRotella/status/1238200581455560705/photo/3

Groove Cartel
March 12, 2020
10:07 pm

All events of 500 or more people are banned in the state of New York and New York City.

Groove Cartel
March 12, 2020
9:52 pm

Ben Böhmer's April North America tour including shows in San Francisco, Phoenix, Seattle, Vancouver, and Denver has been canceled. The team is working on the reschedule.

Groove Cartel
March 12, 2020
9:47 pm

New York's BASEMENT club announced closing "for the time being."

Groove Cartel
March 12, 2020
9:45 pm

LIV and Story Miami pause operations until further notice

https://thegroovecartel.com/news/parties/liv-and-story-miami-pause-operations-due-to-coronavirus-spreading/

Groove Cartel
March 12, 2020
9:43 pm

Time Warp Germany announces cancelation for this year edition 2020

https://thegroovecartel.com/news/festivals/time-warp-announces-cancelation-due-to-coronavirus/

Groove Cartel
March 12, 2020
9:39 pm

President Trump suspended all travel to the US from any European countries for 30 days.

These countries, known as the Schengen Area, include: Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, and Switzerland.

https://thegroovecartel.com/news/analysis-what-does-it-mean-for-miami-music-week-travel-suspension-from-eu-to-us/

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