Alanis Morisette Postpones Australian Shows After Bluesfest Cancellation

16 March 2020 | 5:15 pm | Staff Writer

The tour was set to kick off next month.

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Following the cancellation of Bluesfest 2020 this morning, Alanis Morissette has postponed her trip to Australia. 

The Canadian singer was originally scheduled to perform at the Byron Bay festival, as well as headline dates in Sydney, Melbourne and Perth next month.

"The safety and health of everyone comes first," Morissette tweeted earlier today.

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"Unfortunately the upcoming shows in Japan, Manila, Australia & New Zealand are being rescheduled for later dates."

Bluesfest announced the cancellation of its 2020 event today following Prime Minister Scott Morrison's announcement that Government are now advising against mass gatherings of over 500 people in a bid to stop the spread of coronavirus.

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