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UPDATING THE FESTIVAL CALENDAR

With Bonnaroo and Cruel World moving to late summer/early fall, it seemed like a good time to re-evaluate whet the current festival calendar looks like.

Obviously, there are many unknowns at play and a festival could postpone minutes after you read this. But here is how it stands now.

MAY

Danny Wimmer Presents’ three festivals in May— Epicenter (Concord, N.C., 5/1-3), Welcome To Rockville (Daytona Beach, Fla., 5/8-10) and Sonic Temple (Columbus, Ohio, 5/15-17)— are a go, although the promoter warns “we are assessing the situation very carefully with health professionals and government officials.”

Hangout in Gulf Shores, Ala., on 5/15-17. According to a tweet on 3/13, organizers are “moving forward as planned.”

Boston Calling is staying with the original dates of 5/22-24. It is scheduled to be the first appearance of the reunited Rage Against the Machine.

JUNE

Primavera Sound in Barcelona is holding to their original dates of 6/3-7, but “are also studying other possibilities so that the festival can be held this year,” they tweeted.

Governors Ball in New York City with Tame Impala, Flume and Missy Elliott headlining has made no comments about moving from its 6/5-7 dates.

Firefly in Dover, Del., with Billie Eilish and Rage Against the Machine, is holding to 6/18-21.

JULY

Lollapalooza Chicago is sticking with its original dates of 7/30-8/2.

Rhode Island’s Newport Folk Festival reported via Instagram this week that they are “moving forward full steam with planning” for the 7/31-8/2 concert. As usual, they are rolling out their list of artists, which includes Puss N Boots, Delta Spirit, Waxahatchee, Grace Potter and Marcus King.

AUGUST

Outside Lands in San Francisco is sticking with its original dates of 8/7-9.

Newport Jazz Festival with Norah Jones, Wynton Marsalis and Diana Krall is holding on 8/7-9.

Seattle’s Bumbershoot has plans to be smaller than recent editions but organizers have not announced a lineup nor exact dates. It usually takes place over Labor Day weekend.

SEPTEMBER

L.A.’s first edition of Cruel World, the ‘80s-themed festival with Morrissey, Bauhaus and Blondie headlining, has been moved to 9/12.

Treefort in Boise, Idaho, will now take place 9/23-27.

Bonnaroo has been moved to 9/24-27.

OCTOBER

Napa Valley’s BottleRock have been moved to 10/2-4.

The Austin City Limits festival is staying with its original dates of 10/2-4 and 10/9-11.

Coachella now runs 10/9-11 and 10/16-18.

Shaky Knees moved from May to 10/16-18 in Atlanta’s Central Park.

New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival has been postponed from late April/early May with an eye toward staging it in mid-October. No new dates yet.

Stagecoach rolls into Indio 10/23-25.

GrievesBoomerang Effect Festival in Fort Collins, Colo., has been moved to 10/24.

2021

Glastonbury, which was plotting a 50th anniversary celebration with Taylor Swift and Paul McCartney, will take place next year.

CANCELED

Pitchfork Music Festival, Ultra, Tomorrowland and Big Ears in Knoxville, Tenn.

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