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Global concert industry in flux as coronavirus spreads

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Posted at 2:00 PM, Mar 12, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-12 14:00:56-04

Rock band Third Eye Blind takes pride in never canceling a tour, but with the growing coronavirus, the musicians may have to do something they thought they would never do.

More and more performers are changing live concerts plans because of the virus, which has forced Mariah Carey, BTS, Pearl Jam and even the Coachella festival to postpone dates.

The Who and Dan + Shay are the latest act to announce cancellations, though some performers are still on the road, including Billie Eilish and Skillet.

The vast majority of people recover from the new virus, but for some, it can cause more severe illness, including pneumonia.