Coronavirus is making a big impact on the scene.
Here is the latest update spreading the media about the electronic music scene:
• President Trump stated that the United States will issue a 30-day ban on travel from Europe to the US, excluding the United Kingdom as well as US citizens.
• Austrian festival Snowbombing has been called off after “discussions with the Austrian authorities.”
• Berlin club Berghain has canceled all its “self-produced” events until April 20th. Read more about how the Berlin scene is affected here.
• Geneva is cancelling all events between 100 and 1,000 people, with authorizations granted “under certain conditions.”
• Catalonia, the Spanish region home to Barcelona, has banned all indoor and outdoor events with 1,000 people or more.
• Swiss festival Caprices Presents Modernity has pushed back its two-weekend April event to September.
• Dublin Digital Radio has canceled this weekend’s Alternating Current event at The Sound House.
• Though Berlin authorities yesterday announced the closure of state-run theaters and concert halls until at least April 19th, Mayor Michael Müller has since delayed the city-wide ban on all smaller, privately run venues, including nightclubs: “Not every event harbors the same risks of infection.”
• Goldenvoice announced Coachella will be rescheduled to fall.
• Estonian festival and conference Tallinn Music Week has been postponed, moving from March 25th to 29th to August 26th to 30th.
• Winter Music Conference has been rescheduled.
• Dark Mofo has become the first major Australian festival to be called off due to COVID-19. ABC reports the 13-day Tasmanian event will be moved to June 2021.