Nate Ruess (left) and Sam Means (right) of The Format.EXPAND
Nate Ruess (left) and Sam Means (right) of The Format.
Jim Newberry

Updated: A Running List of Phoenix Concerts Canceled Due to the Coronavirus

Bad news for fans of The Format: You’re going to have to wait a bit longer to see them in concert. The beloved local indie rock band featuring Nate Ruess and Sam Means have announced their much-anticipated reunion tour, including a three-night stint at The Van Buren from July 25 to 27, has been moved to summer 2021. And you probably don’t need to guess why.

The local shows will now take place Friday, July 30, to Sunday, August 1, 2021, at the downtown Phoenix concert venue.

As The Format's fans can tell you, it’s the second time their tour has been rescheduled since being announced along with the band’s reunion earlier this year. It originally was set to happen in the spring before being postponed because of COVID-19.

In other recent concert news, Janet Jackson officially has canceled her previously postponed August 9 show at Gila River Arena in Glendale, while Harry Styles has moved his upcoming gig at the same venue to August 2021.

Mesa Amphitheatre has also set new dates next year for three postponed concerts. A performance by rapper Russ will now happen on Friday, May 7, while a show featuring rock icons Dokken and Lita Ford moves to Saturday, May 1. The “Cigars & Cars” event featuring Cherry Poppin’ Daddies will take place on Saturday, February 20.

All of these shows have been added to our running list of all the concerts and music events, big and small, that have been affected by the pandemic. It's being regularly updated to reflect the latest announcements.

In the case of cancellations, check with individual venues or your point of purchase for info about refunds. With rescheduled and postponed shows, hold on to your tickets (which will be honored for the new dates).

Email benjamin.leatherman@newtimes.com if we’ve missed anything.

Rescheduled Concerts

(All tickets for the original performance will be honored)

Sunny Sweeney: Thursday, July 30, Last Exit Live
G Herbo: Thursday, July 30, The Van Buren
Pink Martini: Saturday, August 1, Orpheum Theatre
Ikonoklast: Saturday, August 1, Pub Rock Live in Scottsdale
Aterciopelados & Los Amigos Invisibles: Sunday, August 2, The Van Buren
Dance Gavin Dance: Sunday, August 9, Marquee Theatre in Tempe
Drive-By Truckers: Wednesday, August 12, The Van Buren
Brent Faiyaz: Saturday, August 15, The Van Buren
Bubble Bobble 12: Saturday, August 15, Club Red in Mesa
We Came As Romans: Sunday, August 16, The Pressroom
Hillsong Worship Awake Tour: Monday, August 17, Arizona Federal Theatre
The Man in Black: Friday, August 21, Talking Stick Resort in Scottsdale
The Higgs: Friday, August 21; Saturday, Aug. 22, Last Exit Live
Fatal Malady & Shadow Guilt: Saturday, August 22, Club Red in Mesa
Silverstein: Saturday, August 22, Marquee Theatre in Tempe
LP and the Vinyl: Sunday, August 23, Chandler Center for the Arts
Wild Rivers: Thursday, August 27, Last Exit Live
A Concert for Mars: Saturday, August 29, Club Red in Mesa
Ruthie Foster: Tuesday, September 1, Musical Instrument Museum
Strawberry Girls: Wednesday, September 2, Club Red in Mesa

Lady Antebellum (well, Lady A now) rescheduled their Phoenix show for this fall.EXPAND
Lady Antebellum (well, Lady A now) rescheduled their Phoenix show for this fall.
D. Shore

Roger Clyne and the Peacemakers: Thursday, September 3; Friday, September 4, Crescent Ballroom
Morris Day and the Time: Wednesday, September 4, Celebrity Theatre
Suit Up, Soldier: Friday, September 4, Pub Rock Live in Scottsdale
Hunny: Monday, September 7, The Rebel Lounge
Tech N9ne: Friday, September 11, Marquee Theatre in Tempe
Adam Ant: Saturday, September 12, Orpheum Theatre
AJJ: Tuesday, September 15, Crescent Ballroom
Tony Bennett: Thursday, September 17, Celebrity Theatre
Red NOT Chili Peppers: Friday, September 18, Last Exit Live
COLORS Worldwide Presents R&B Only: Friday, September 18, Marquee Theatre in Tempe
Sasha Sloan: Thursday: Tuesday, September 22, Crescent Ballroom
Tesla: Tuesday, September 23, Celebrity Theatre
Little Big Town: Thursday, September 24, Arizona Federal Theatre
Live From Laurel Canyon: Friday, September 25, Mesa Arts Center
Powerman 5000: Thursday, October 1, Club Red in Mesa
Lady A (formerly Lady Antebellum): Thursday, October 1, Ak-Chin Pavilion
Alejandro Fernandez: Friday, October 2, Arizona Federal Theatre
Puddles Pity Party: Thursday, October 8, Mesa Arts Center
Gladys Knight: Friday, October 9, Celebrity Theatre
Spyro Gyra: Friday, October 9, Musical Instrument Museum
Blitzkid: Sunday, October 11, Club Red in Mesa
Kenny Wayne Shepherd: Sunday, October 11, Talking Stick Resort in Scottsdale
Thom Yorke: Sunday, October 11, Arizona Federal Theatre
James Arthur: Monday, October 12, The Van Buren
Buckcherry: Tuesday, October 13, Marquee Theatre in Tempe
Hot Chip: Thursday, October 15, The Van Buren
Robert Earl Keen: Friday, October 16, Crescent Ballroom
John Fogerty: Saturday, October 17, Talking Stick Resort in Scottsdale
Alan Jackson: Monday, October 26, Gila River Arena in Glendale
Marc Anthony: Friday, October 30, Talking Stick Resort Arena*
The Ocean Blue: Saturday, November 14, Crescent Ballroom
Zdravko Colic: Saturday, October 17, Marquee Theatre in Tempe
Eyehategod: Wednesday, October 21, Club Red in Mesa
Stanley Clarke Band: Thursday, October 22, Musical Instrument Museum
Five Finger Death Punch: Friday, October 23, Talking Stick Resort Arena
Rockabilly Bash 2020: Friday, October 23; Saturday, October 24, Pleasant Harbor at Lake Pleasant in Peoria
Pitbull: Saturday, October 24, The Pool at Talking Stick Resort in Scottsdale
The Eagles: Saturday, October 24; Sunday, October 25, Talking Stick Resort Arena
Martin Barre: Tuesday, October 27, Musical Instrument Museum
Country Thunder Arizona: Thursday, October 29, to Sunday, November 1, Canyon Moon Ranch in Florence
Sierra Hull: Monday, November 9, Musical Instrument Museum
Negativland: Wednesday, November 11, The Rebel Lounge
Mo Lowda and the Humble: Wednesday, November 11, The Rebel Lounge
The Robert Cray Band: Friday, November 13, Talking Stick Resort in Scottsdale
With A Song in My Heart – A Tribute to Doris Day: Sunday, Nov. 15, Scottsdale Center for the Arts
Earth, Wind & Fire: Sunday, November 22, Arizona Federal Theatre

Clemens Rehbein and Philipp Daush of Milky Chance.
Clemens Rehbein and Philipp Daush of Milky Chance.
Coda Agency

Milky Chance: Saturday, November 28, The Van Buren
The Birthday Massacre: Tuesday, December 1, Club Red in Mesa
Foo Fighters: Saturday, December 5, Talking Stick Resort Arena
Sebastian Bach: Friday, December 11, Marquee Theatre in Tempe
Darkest Hour: Saturday, December 12, Pub Rock Live in Scottsdale
Black Marble: Monday, December 14, The Rebel Lounge
Engelbert Humperdinck: Saturday, January 9, 2021, Talking Stick Resort in Scottsdale
TOKiMONSTA: Monday, January 25, 2021, Crescent Ballroom
Circa Survive: Sunday, January 31, 2021, Marquee Theatre in Tempe
Apocalyptica: Wednesday, February 3, 2021, The Van Buren
Johnny Mathis: Friday, February 12, 2021, Talking Stick Resort in Scottsdale
Ratboys: February 16, 2021, The Rebel Lounge
Daughtry: Saturday, February 20, 2021, Talking Stick Resort in Scottsdale
Cigars & Cars feat. Cherry Poppin' Daddies: Saturday, February 20, 2021, Mesa Amphitheatre
Andre Rieu: Saturday, February 27, 2021, Talking Stick Resort Arena
Fu Manchu: Monday, March 8, 2021, The Rebel Lounge
The Secret Sisters: March 8, 2021, Musical Instrument Museum
Devastation on the Nation Tour: Friday, March 12, 2021, at Club Red in Mesa
Gil Shaham: Saturday, March 20, 2021, Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts
Front 242: Tuesday, March 23, Club Red in Mesa
The Good Life Festival feat. America: Saturday, March 27, 2021, Schnepf Farms in Queen Creek
Powerglove: Tuesday, March 30, 2021, Club Red in Mesa
Christopher Cross: Friday, April 2, 2021, Talking Stick Resort in Scottsdale
Meow Meow: Saturday, April 3, 2021, Chandler Center for the Arts
Swallow the Sun: Thursday, April 8, 2021, Club Red in Mesa
Oak Ridge Boys: Friday, April 16, 2021, Celebrity Theatre
Alan Doyle: Sunday, April 18, 2021, Musical Instrument Museum
Ministry: Wednesday, April 28, 2021, The Van Buren
Flotsam and Jetsam: Friday, April 30, 2021, Club Red in Mesa
Dokken & Lita Ford: Saturday, May 1, 2021, Mesa Amphitheatre
Russ: Sunday, May 7, 2021, Mesa Amphitheatre
La Santa Cecilia: Sunday, May 9, 2021, Chandler Center for the Arts
Watsky: Saturday, May 15, 2021, The Van Buren
Rage Against the Machine: Monday, June 7; Tuesday, June 8, 2021, Gila River Arena in Glendale
Steely Dan & Steve Winwood: Thursday, June 10, 2021, Ak-Chin Pavilion
Barenaked Ladies: Thursday, June 10, 2021, Arizona Federal Theatre
Boz Scaggs: Sunday, June 20, 2021, Chandler Center for the Arts
Brit Floyd: Friday, June 18, 2021, Arizona Federal Theatre
The Format: Friday, July 30; Saturday, July 31; Sunday, August 1, 2021, The Van Buren
Lane 8: Saturday, August 7, 2021, The Van Buren
Harry Styles: August 24, 2021, Gila River Arena in Glendale
Louis the Child: Friday, October 15, 2021. The Park at Wild Horse Pass
The Doobie Brothers: Saturday, October 16, 2021, Ak-Chin Pavilion
Alec Benjamin: Tuesday, October 19, 2021, The Van Buren
Chris Stapleton: Saturday, October 30, 2021, Ak-Chin Pavilion

of Montreal frontman Kevin Barnes.EXPAND
of Montreal frontman Kevin Barnes.
Christina Schneider

Canceled Concerts

(Check with the venue or your point of purchase for refund information)

Nektar: Monday, June 15, Crescent Ballroom
Protomartyr: Tuesday, June 16, The Rebel Lounge
This Wild Life: Wednesday, June 17, Crescent Ballroom
Bayside: Friday, June 19, The Van Buren
Sugarland: Friday, June 19, Ak-Chin Pavilion
AZ Stomp Down feat. The Untouchables: Friday, June 19, Yucca Tap Room in Tempe
Afterglow: Saturday, June 20, Tempe Center for the Arts
Deconstructing Abbey Road: Saturday, June 20, The Van Buren
Bob Dylan and His Band: Sunday, June 21, Gila River Arena in Glendale
So This is Suffering & The Dialectic: Sunday, June 21, Club Red in Mesa
Phoebe Ryan: Monday, June 22, Valley Bar
Tommy Castro and the Painkillers: Tuesday, June 23; Wednesday, June 24, The Rhythm Room
Whitney: Thursday, June 25; Friday, June 26, Scottsdale Center For The Performing Arts
Metalachi: Friday, June 26; Saturday, June 27, The Rhythm Room
Bone Thugs-N-Harmony: Sunday, June 28, The Van Buren
Nick Moss Band: Sunday, June 28, The Rhythm Room
Jesse & Joy: Sunday, June 28, Chandler Center for the Arts
Chris Young: Sunday, June 28, Ak-Chin Pavilion
R.A.P. Ferreira: Sunday, June 28, Valley Bar
Foreigner & Kansas: Friday, July 10, Ak-Chin Pavilion
Authority Zero & Playboy Manbaby: Friday, July 10, The Pressroom
The Hollies: Sunday, July 12, Celebrity Theatre
Melanie Martinez: Tuesday, July 14, Arizona Federal Theatre
The Hi-Jivers: Thursday, July 16, The Rhythm Room
Rene Fresh: Saturday, July 18, Pub Rock Live in Scottsdale
Abstract: Saturday, July 18, The Rebel Lounge
Car Seat Headrest: Sunday, July 19, The Van Buren
Cash & Maverick Baker: Tuesday, July 21, The Rebel Lounge
Michigan Rattlers: Tuesday, July 21, Valley Bar
Ozzy Osbourne: Thursday, July 23, Ak-Chin Pavilion
Shiner: Thursday, July 23, The Rebel Lounge
Down Not Out: Thursday, July 23, Yucca Tap Room in Tempe
Emancipator Ensemble: Friday, July 24, The Van Buren
24-7 Spyz: Wednesday, July 29, Yucca Tap Room in Tempe
Devil Lies Down: Friday, July 31, Club Red in Mesa
of Montreal: Saturday, August 1, Crescent Ballroom
The Dollyrots: Monday, August 3, The Rebel Lounge
Thomas Rhett: Friday, August 7, Ak-Chin Pavilion
Brent Faiyaz: Saturday, August 15, The Van Buren
Korn & Faith No More: Monday, August 17, Ak-Chin Pavilion
Norah Jones: Monday, August 24, Arizona Federal Theatre
Jimmy Eat World: Saturday, September 5, Arizona Federal Theatre
Sammy Hagar and the Circle: Sunday, September 6, Ak-Chin Pavilion
Gogol Bordello: Monday, September 7, The Van Buren
Brittany Howard: Saturday, September 19, Marquee Theatre in Tempe
Hammerfall: Tuesday, September 22, Club Red in Mesa
Nickelback: Saturday, September 26, Ak-Chin Pavilion
Best Coast: Tuesday, September 29, Crescent Ballroom
Amorphis: Friday, October 9, Club Red in Mesa
Eluveitie: Monday, October 19, Club Red in Mesa
Rascal Flatts: Saturday, October 10, Ak-Chin Pavilion
The Birthday Massacre: Tuesday, December 1, Club Red in Mesa

The oddballs of Primus.EXPAND
The oddballs of Primus.
ATO Records

Postponed Concerts

(Concerts will be rescheduled for future dates. Tickets for the original date will be honored.)

Post Malone: Sunday, March 15, Talking Stick Resort Arena
Prince Royce: Sunday, March 22, Arizona Federal Theatre
Celine Dion: Sunday, March 29, Gila River Arena in Glendale
Pearl Jam: Saturday, April 11, Gila River Arena in Glendale
Jacob Collier: Thursday, April 23, The Van Buren
Ozomatli: Thursday, April 23, Marquee Theatre in Tempe
Poliça: Friday, April 24, Crescent Ballroom
The Darkness: Saturday, April 25, Marquee Theatre in Tempe
Slaughter: Sunday, April 26, Marquee Theatre in Tempe
In This Moment & Black Veil Brides: Monday, April 27, Arizona Federal Theatre
The National Parks: Tuesday, April 28, Crescent Ballroom
Kesha: Wednesday, April 29, Arizona Federal Theatre
William Elliott Whitmore: Thursday, April 30, The Rebel Lounge
Asking Alexandria & Falling in Reverse: Thursday, April 30, The Van Buren
Tiny Stills: Friday, May 1, Valley Bar
Steel Panther: Friday, May 1, Marquee Theatre in Tempe
Soccer Mommy: Saturday, May 2, Crescent Ballroom
Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real: Saturday, May 2, The Van Buren
Purity Ring: Sunday, May 3, The Van Buren
Lilly Hiatt: Monday, May 4, Valley Bar
Citizen Cope: Monday, May 4, The Van Buren
The 1975: Tuesday, May 5, Gila River Arena in Glendale
Uli Jon Roth: Tuesday, May 5, Club Red in Mesa
Surfer Blood: Thursday, May 7, Valley Bar
Spanish Love Songs: Thursday, May 7, The Rebel Lounge
Monuments: Friday, May 8, Club Red
mxmtoon: Saturday, May 9, Crescent Ballroom
Coheed and Cambria: Tuesday, May 12, The Van Buren
Tinashe: Friday, May 15, The Van Buren
Anti-Flag: Friday, May 15, The Rebel Lounge
Weyes Blood: Friday, May 15, Crescent Ballroom
Lovelytheband: Sunday, May 17, The Van Buren
Pharoah Sanders: Sunday, May 17, Musical Instrument Museum
Slenderbodies: Tuesday, May 19, Valley Bar
Kevin Gates: Thursday, May 21, Marquee Theatre in Tempe
Barns Courtney: Friday, May 22, Crescent Ballroom

Janet Jackson has postponed her August concert at Gila River Arena.
Janet Jackson has postponed her August concert at Gila River Arena.
Mike Brooks

Kaytranada: Friday, May 22, The Van Buren
Moontower: Saturday, May 23, Valley Bar
Poolside: Saturday, May 23, Crescent Ballroom
Jessie Reyez: Saturday, May 23, Marquee Theatre in Tempe
Jason Bonham: Tuesday, May 26, Celebrity Theatre
Shallou: Tuesday, May 26, The Van Buren
ADULT.: Tuesday, May 26, The Rebel Lounge
Tegan and Sara: Tuesday, May 26, The Van Buren
Old Man Gloom: Wednesday, May 27, The Rebel Lounge
The Brevet: Thursday, May 28, Valley Bar
Collective Soul: Friday, May 29, Talking Stick Resort in Scottsdale
Jhené Aiko: Friday, May 29, Marquee Theatre in Tempe
Maroon 5: Sunday, May 31, Ak-Chin Pavilion
Lee Dewyze: Monday, June 1, Valley Bar
PVRIS: Tuesday, June 2, The Van Buren
Between the Buried and Me: Tuesday, June 2, Crescent Ballroom
Built to Spill: Friday, June 5, Crescent Ballroom
Justin Bieber: Friday, June 5, Gila River Arena in Glendale
LP: Tuesday, June 9, The Van Buren
JoJo Siwa: Wednesday, June 10, Gila River Arena
Daryl Hall & John Oates: Friday, June 12, Ak-Chin Pavilion
AJR: Saturday, June 13, Arizona Federal Theatre
COIN: Monday, June 15, The Van Buren
Peach Pit: Tuesday, June 16, Crescent Ballroom
The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus: Wednesday, June 17, Club Red in Mesa
Kevin Krauter: Friday, June 19, Valley Bar
Braids: Saturday, June 20, Valley Bar
New Found Glory: Thursday, June 25, Marquee Theatre in Tempe
STRFKR: Thursday, June 25, The Van Buren
Ollie: Friday, June 26, Valley Bar
Hi I’m Ghost: Saturday, June 27, Aura Nightclub in Tempe
Buscabulla: Wednesday, July 29, Valley Bar
Monsta X: Wednesday, July 8, Arizona Federal Theatre
Hombres G: Thursday, July 9, The Van Buren
RDGLDGRN: Thursday, July 9, Last Exit Live
AREZZONA feat. REZZ: Saturday, July 11, Rawhide Event Center in Chandler
Pottery: Sunday, July 12, Valley Bar
Jeremy Zucker: Wednesday, July 15, The Van Buren
Flora Cash: Wednesday, July 15, Valley Bar
RAC: Thursday, July 16, Crescent Ballroom
Sharam Jey: Friday, July 17, DVINA Modern Fare
Mystic Braves: Saturday, July 18, Valley Bar
The Sad Summer Festival: Sunday, July 19, Rawhide Event Center in Chandler
Weathers: Sunday, July 19, The Rebel Lounge
Megadeth & Lamb of God: Tuesday, July 21, Arizona Federal Theatre

Kevin Parker of Tame Impala.EXPAND
Kevin Parker of Tame Impala.

Lindsey Stirling: Wednesday, July 22, Arizona Federal Theatre
Def Leppard, Mötley Crüe & Poison: Saturday, July 25, State Farm Stadium in Glendale
Tame Impala: Tuesday, July 28, Gila River Arena in Glendale
Kenny Chesney: Thursday, July 30, Ak-Chin Pavilion
Primus: Sunday, August 2, Arizona Federal Theatre
The Masked Singer National Tour: Tuesday, August 3, Arizona Federal Theatre
Lauv: Friday, August 21, Arizona Federal TheatreTuesday, August 4, Arizona Federal Theatre
Alanis Morissette: August 5, 2021, Ak-Chin Pavilion
Janet Jackson: Sunday, August 9, Gila River Arena in Glendale
Ratboys: Tuesday, August 11, The Rebel Lounge
Camila Cabello: Wednesday, August 12, Gila River Arena in Glendale
Rebelution: Thursday, August 13, Arizona Federal Theatre
Wednesday 13: Tuesday, August 18, Club Red in Mesa
Lauv: Friday, August 21, Arizona Federal Theatre
Iration: Thursday, August 27, Mesa Amphitheatre
Disturbed: Sunday, August 30, Ak-Chin Pavilion
The Black Crowes: Saturday, September 12, Ak-Chin Pavilion
Matchbox Twenty: Tuesday, September 22, Ak-Chin Pavilion
Steve Grimmett's Grim Reaper: Thursday, September 24, Club Red in Mesa
Phoenix Lights Music Festival: Friday, October 2; Saturday, October 3, The Park at Wild Horse Pass
Backstreet Boys: Tuesday, October 6, Ak-Chin Pavilion
Juanes: Thursday, October 15, Arizona Federal Theatre
Killer Queen: Saturday, October 31, Marquee Theatre in Tempe

Editor's note: This story was originally published on March 14. It has been updated with new information and additional canceled and postponed shows.

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