With the entire concert industry coming to a screeching halt under quarantines and Covid-19 concerns, many are wondering when we’re ever going to get to see live music again. Fear not! We all know if we behave ourselves now, we’re going to be in for one AMAZING celebration of recovery later! Here’s a run-down of major music events that have been postponed until later in the year to allow this pandemic a chance to pass.
The 2020 CMAFest appears to be carrying on with certain precautions. With the hard hit that the spring tornado dealt, Nashville could really use some love, so if you do make any summer plans, please consider attending the CMAFest/FanFare!
2020 Country Thunder
One of the fastest-expaning festivals in the nation, Country Thunder has (so far) only had to reschedule two of its dates. The official new schedule is:
JUNE 12 – 14, 2020
JULY 9 – 12, 2020
JULY 16 – 19, 2020
AUGUST 21 – 23, 2020
OCTOBER 16 – 18, 2020
OCTOBER 29TH – NOVEMBER 1ST, 2020
*Re-Scheduled from its original date.
2020 Tortuga Music Festival
This 3-day beach-loving escape into the Ft Lauderdale sun has been moved to October 2nd with the line-up to be announced once it is re-confirmed.
The 2020 ACM Awards
55th Academy of Country Music Awards, which will now be broadcast Wednesday, Sept. 16 (live 8:00-11:00 PM ET/delayed PT) on the CBS Television Network and streaming live and on demand on CBS All Access. The 55th ACM Awards, hosted for the first time by reigning ACM Entertainer of the Year and 15-time ACM Award winner Keith Urban, honors the biggest names and emerging talent in the Country Music industry.