My Chemical Romance, which is set to perform in Auckland this month, is one of Live Nation’s touring groups.
The world’s two largest live entertainment companies have told all of their touring artists to return home amid coronavirus fears.
In a statement, Live Nation and AEG said they were suspending “large-scale events” for the remainder of March, Variety reported.
According to a Billboard report, the announcement affects all Live Nation tours, both in North America and internationally.
One of Live Nation’s main New Zealand tours is My Chemical Romance, which was set to perform in Auckland on March 25.
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On Friday morning, the group confirmed that they were postponing their concert in Auckland.
Local actor Aldous Harding is also set to perform at Auckland Town Hall on March 14 and at the James Hay Theater in Christchurch on March 15.
Shows are presented as presented by Live Nation. A spokesperson promoting the tour said concerts were still underway at this point.
Live Nation New Zealand has been approached for comment.
Concert promoter Publicity +, who is bringing Lenny Kravitz to Auckland on March 31, said that while this was an “evolving situation”, there was no suggestion that his concert would not go as planned.