The Killers Postpone Sale Of Tickets Due To Coronavirus Situation

The band say that once tickets go on sale a portion of proceeds will help people whose services industry jobs are impacted by the pandemic.

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The Killers have postponed the sale of tickets for their upcoming late summer/fall shows in North America, Australia and Mexico due to the coronavirus outbreak.

Sharing a statement on social media, The Killers said the reason for the tickets not going on sale yet is because “the news is changing every hour around coronavirus,” and that they want their fans “to stay focused on prevention and remaining safe and cautious right now.”

The statement continued: “In addition, once we go on sale, we will be providing a portion of our ticketing income to local organisations who help people whose services industry jobs are impacted by the coronavirus in each of our tour cities. We are taking this personally. Both we and our families have had these jobs and our hearts go out to those affected.

The band ended their statement: “If anything changes again, we’ll let you know; in the meantime, we’re more excited than ever to sing these new songs with you, and can’t wait to see you soon. Watch this space for the updated ticket information!”

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Over the past week, a whole host of gigs and festivals have been cancelled or postponed due to the continued COVID-19 pandemic. In the US, Coachella has announced that it will be postponed until October, while this month’s SXSW in Austin is also off and the latest induction for the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame is being postponed.

In the UK, Radio 1 have also announced that their annual Big Weekend, set to be held in Dundee this May, is being cancelled, while Record Store Day 2020 is being rescheduled from 18 April to 20 June.

The Killers affected shows are as follows:

Aug 18 2020, Denver, CO
Aug 19 2020, Salt Lake City, UT
Aug 21 2020, Vancouver, Canada
Aug 22 2020, George, WA
Aug 23 2020, Portland, OR
Aug 25 2020, San Francisco, CA
Aug 26 2020, San Diego, CA
Aug 28 2020, Las Vegas, NV
Aug 29 2020, Los Angeles, CA
Aug 30 2020, Glendale, AZ
Sep 10 2020, Houston, TX
Sep 11 2020, Fort Worth, TX
Sep 12 2020, Austin, TX
Sep 15 2020, Miami, FL
Sep 16 2020, Orlando, FL
Sep 18 2020, Atlanta, GA
Sep 19 2020, Nashville, TN
Sep 20 2020, St. Louis, MO
Sep 22 2020, St. Paul, MN
Sep 23 2020, Chicago, IL
Sep 25 2020, Toronto, Canada
Sep 26 2020, Montreal, Canada
Sep 27 2020, Verona, NY
Sep 29 2020, Philadelphia, PA
Oct 1 2020, New York, NY
Oct 2 2020, New York, NY
Oct 3 2020, Washington DC
Oct 5 2020, Boston, MA
Oct 6 2020, University Park, PA
Oct 8 2020, Pittsburgh, PA
Oct 9 2020, Cleveland, OH
Oct 10 2020, Detroit, MI
Nov 11 2020, Brisbane, Australia
Nov 14 2020, Sydney, Australia
Nov 18 2020, Perth, Australia
Nov 21 2020, Melbourne, Australia
Nov 29 2020, Mexico City, Mexico
Dec 1 2020, Monterrey, Mexico
Dec 2 2020, Monterrey, Mexico
Dec 4 2020, Zapopan, Mexico.

Imploding The Mirage is out on 29 May and can be pre-ordered here.

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