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Rage Against the Machine postpones tour due to CoronaVirus

Rage Against the Machine tour postponed

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Rage Against the Machine postpones tour due to CoronaVirus

Rage Against the Machine has postponed the beginning of the long and awaited reunion tour. Several dates are still scheduled. Therefore, there is a good chance that the tour will still happen. The momentarily canceled dates will be rescheduled in the near future.


Rage Against the Machine said about the tour postponement:

“Due to the current outbreak and ban on public gatherings we are postponing the first part of our tour (March 26th – May 20th) with Run the Jewels. The safety and health of those who come to our shows is of the utmost importance to us. All previously purchased tickets will be honored for newly scheduled shows. As it stands, the July and August tour are still on. We will be in touch soon about rescheduled dates”.

The canceled shows are, in addition to Coachella, in the cities of El Paso, Las Cruces, Glendale, Oakland, Portland, Tacoma, Vancouver, Edmonton, Calgary, Winnipeg, Sioux Falls, Minneapolis, Kansas City, St. Louis and Chicago.

Right now, the first Rage Against The Machine show would be at the Boston Calling festival, on May 23rd. The other dates that follow scheduled pass through the American cities of Dover (Firefly festival), East Troy, Detroit, Ottawa (in Ottawa Bluesfest), Quebec City (in Festival d’Été de Québec), Hamilton, Toronto, Buffalo, Cleveland, Pittsburgh , Raleigh, Washington DC, Camden and New York (all five shows).

The European part of the tour is also confirmed for now. Also, the concerts that take place at the Reading and Leeds festivals, at Rock en Seine (Paris), Electric Picnic (Ireland) and Lollapalooza Berlin and in the cities of Prague, Krakow and Vienna.

The band formed by Tom Morello (Guitar), Zack de La Rocha (Vocals), Tim Commerford (Bass) and Brad Wilk (Drums) would return to the stage this month, 9 years after the last reunion.

Rage Against the Machine still scheduled shows:

  • 23 — Boston, MA @ Boston Calling
  • 19 — Dover, DE @ Firefly

July (United States)

  • 10 — East Troy, WI @ Alpine Valley Music Theatre
  • 13 — Detroit, MI @ Little Caesars Arena
  • 17 — Ottawa, ON @ Ottawa Bluesfest
  • 18 — Festival d’Été de Québec @ Festival d’Été de Québec
  • 21 — Hamilton, ON @ FirstOntario Centre
  • 23 — Toronto, ON @ Scotiabank Arena
  • 27 — Buffalo, NY @ KeyBank Center
  • 29 — Cleveland, OH @ Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse
  • 31 — Pittsburgh, PA @ PPG Paints Arena

August (United States and United Kingdom)

  • 2 — Raleigh, NC @ PNC Arena
  • 4 — Washington DC @ Capital One Arena
  • 7 — Camden, NJ @ BB&T Pavilion
  • 10 — New York, NY @ Madison Square Garden
  • 11 — New York, NY @ Madison Square
  • 28 — Leeds, UK @ Leeds Festival
  • 30 — Reading, UK @ Reading Festival

September (France, Ireland, Germany, Czech Republic, Poland and Austria)

  • 1 — Paris, France @ Rock En Seine Festival
  • 4 — Stradbally Laois, Ireland @ Electric Picnic Festival
  • 6 — Berlin, Germany @ Lollapalooza Berlin Festival
  • 8 — Prague, Czech Republic @ O2 Arena
  • 10 — Krakow, Poland @ Tauron Arena
  • 12 — Vienna, Austria @ Stadthalle

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