Reba McEntire fans who were thrilled to learn that their favorite redhead would be touring again are going to have to wait a bit longer to catch performance. She has joined the growing list of country stars who are postponing spring tour dates.
In a post on her Instagram page, Reba reassured ticket holders that they days were, in fact, being postponed and not cancelled. “For the safety of everyone, we have decided to postpone our new arena tour until July. All tickets will be honored for the new dates,” she writes. “Most importantly, stay safe and take care of you and your loved ones. We’ll get through this together.”
The rescheduled dates begin July 9 in Huntsville, Alabama and continue through August 8 in Evansville, Indiana. A complete list is available on Reba’s website.
It’s becoming the new norm. Our favorite entertainers are postponing tours with the hopes that the coronavirus pandemic will eventually reach some type of healthy resolution. Previously announced tour delays include Blake Shelton, Zac Brown Band, Kenny Chesney and Dan + Shay, while shows at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo were cancelled halfway throughtheir calendar. Recently, Martina McBride, Jason Aldean, Brantley Gilbert, Scotty McCreery and Steve Wariner have announced postponed shows, while the C2C Festival in northeastern Europe, iHeart Country Music Festival and iHeart Country album release party for Kelsea Ballerini are also being postponed.
Rising, independent and regional artists are taking tours and shows on a week-by-week basis as venues determine what is safest for their staff and patrons. Texas-based Wade Bowen shared a post on Instagram encouraging music fans to keep an eye on social media to get the newest information on show delays and cancellations.