JAVITS CENTER READY: Hospital bed booths at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City, which is being turned into a makeshift field hospital during the COVID-19 pandemic. (Getty Images)

As the spread of COVID-19 and the virus that causes it continue to affect the live events industry, here are the latest developments as well as recent postponements/cancellations as reported by Pollstar, VenuesNow and other media outlets. All Pollstar and VenuesNow stories here are open to nonsubscribers. Updated 12 p.m. ET April 7.

VenuesNow: Gallagher, Mountain Among Dozens Providing Structures, Resources To Battle COVID-19

ESPN:​ Sources: MLB, Union Focused On Plan That Could Allow Season To Start As Early As May In Arizona

The Birmingham News:​ Work On Protective Stadium, Legacy Arena Continues Despite Coronavirus Furloughs

Pollstar: Australia: Live Events On For Aussie Spring

Washington Post:​ How Long Until Sports Can Return? You Might Not Like The Answer.

Pollstar:​ EDC Las Vegas Pushed To October

VenuesNow: Videoboard Maker Daktronics Keeps Busy With Order Backlog, Vegas, New RFPs

Pollstar:​ Pollstar Projects 2020 Total Box Office Would Have Hit $12.2 Billion

ESPN:​ Sources: President Donald Trump Says NFL Season Should Start On Time

Arizona Republic: Phoenix Suns Could Finish Regular Season At Veterans Memorial Coliseum, If Season Resumes

NOLA.com:​ New Orleans Convention Center Sees $38M Hit This Year From Coronavirus As Events Dry Up; Rodrigue Steps Down

KCUR-FM:​ Kansas City Theater Artists Hope They Can Hold On Long Enough To Turn The Lights Back On

Washington Post: After $25 Million Stimulus, Stunned NSO Players Receive One-Week Notice From Kennedy Center

Reuters:​ Rotterdam Concert Hall To Admit Coronavirus Patients Instead Of Eurovision Fans

Pollstar:​ COVID-19: German Industry Associations Estimate Damage At $6.1B

Bloomberg:​​ ‘White Elephant’ World Cup Stadiums Find New Purpose In Pandemic

CNN:​ Texas Theater Turns Parking Lot Into Free Drive-In Performance

The New York Times:​ Spring Culture Fell To Virus. In Oregon, Summer Theater Now Succumbs.

The Associated Press:​​ Arkansas Lawmakers Meet At Arena

The Detroit News:​ Canceled June Auto Show Disappoints But Is ‘Absolutely’ Right Thing To Do

VenuesNow:​ MSG’s Dolan Tests Positive For Coronavirus

VenuesNow:​​ San Diego Convention Center’s Rippetoe On Putting Expertise Into Action

Newsday:​ Work At Belmont Arena Stops Amid New York’s Ban On Nonessential Construction

VenuesNow:​ Letter From Ray Waddell: The  Live Industry Will Return, Stronger Than Ever

VenuesNow:​ How Data Tied To Tickets Could Help In A Crisis

ESPN:​ Fanatics To Make Medical Gear Instead Of Baseball Uniforms

Pollstar:​ More Live Nation Festivals Canceled In The U.K.

Pollstar:​ CTS Eventim’s Klaus-Peter Schulenberg Says ‘We Can Hang On For Two Years’

Pollstar:​ Eagles Plan To Reopen ‘Hotel California’ In September

Pollstar:​ Layoffs Sweep Through Live Entertainment Industry

Pollstar:​ Germany: $54B For Small Businesses And Self-Employed In Culture

Pollstar:​ FestForums Webcast Surveys Industry Amidst COVID-19 Shutdown

Pollstar:​ Upstaging Shifts Operations To Assist COVID-19 Fight

VenuesNow:​ Designers Discuss Potential Post-Coronavirus Venue Changes

VenuesNow:​ Venues Rise Up To Meet The COVID-19 Challenge

VenuesNow:​ Mourn, Survive, Then Rebuild, LnkBox Group CEO Says

VenuesNow:​ Minor League Team Delivers Ballpark Favorites Curbside

The New York Times:​ IOC And Japan Agree To Postpone Tokyo Olympics

The San Diego Union-Tribune:​ Convention Center Will House Homeless To Curb Spread Of Virus

The Hollywood Reporter:​ Cirque Du Soleil Lays Off 95 Percent Of Staff After Closing Shows

Pollstar:​ The Great Escape UK Postpones 15th Anniversary To 2021

Pollstar:​ Summerfest Pushes Back To September

VenuesNow:​ Small Clubs Band Together To Find A Path To Survival

Pollstar:​ Danny Wimmer Presents Cancels May Festivals, Adds Metallica To Expanded Louder Than Life

Pollstar:​ Europe’s Festivals Stand United Ahead Of Outdoor Season

VenuesNow:​ Epidemiologist: Why It Was Right To Shutter Venues

The Oregonian:​ Tape And Two Hours To Transform Oregon Convention Center Into Coronavirus Homeless Shelter

Pollstar:​ Australia: Live Sector Calls Out Government Over Delays To $650M Stimulus Package

Chicago Tribune:​ Goodman Theatre Leads Other Chicago Theaters In Donating Masks And Safety Equipment

Mason City Globe Gazette:​ Ice Arena Budget Taking A Hit From Event Cancellations

Miami Herald:​ COVID-19 Testing Site Will Open At Hard Rock Stadium On Monday

VenuesNow:​ Venues Industry Fights An Unseen Enemy

The New York Times:​ N.Y. Weighs Four Temporary Hospitals Sites, Including Javits Center

Pollstar:​ Live Industry Resource Guide: COVID-19

Pollstar:​ Petition Leads To Formation Of Live Events Coalition To Lobby For Production, Event Professionals

The Birmingham News:​ Bryant-Denny Stadium Renovation Continues, On Schedule

KSNV-TV:​ Stadium Financing: Will Coronavirus Hit That, Too?

VenuesNow:​ Venue Concessionaires Donate Tons Of Food To Communities

The Associated Press:​ Artists Stream Home Performances In Lieu Of Concerts​

The Associated Press:​ Country Singers To Perform From Home For ACM Special

Pollstar:​ Q’s With Doug Rountree, President of Pioneer Coach

Pollstar:​ BottleRock Postpones To October; Headliners Confirm New Dates

Pollstar:​ Bonnaroo Rescheduled For Sept. 24-27, Leaving Questions Of How Fall Events Calendar Will Cope

Pollstar:​ AGI’s Nick Storch: On Rescheduling Tours And Staying Positive

Pollstar:​ ‘The Industry Sticks Together’: Coronavirus In Europe

Pollstar:​ ‘This Is A Genuine Zero-Hour Event For Us All’: Q’s With Paradigm Talent Agency’s Geoff Meall

Pollstar:​ ‘Not Through Choice’: Glastonbury Cancels 50th Anniversary Edition 2020

Pollstar:​ Nederlander Concerts CEO Alex Hodges: ‘We’ve Entered Uncharted Territory’ With COVID-19

Pollstar:​ Still Work To Be Done: Artist Manager Talks Staying Busy During The COVID-19 Shutdown

Pollstar:​ Recording Academy And MusiCares Announce COVID-19 Relief Fund With $2 Million Donation

Pollstar:​ Nederlander Concerts CEO Alex Hodges: ‘We’ve Entered Uncharted Territory’ With COVID-19

Pollstar:​ The Rolling Stones Postpone ‘No Filter’ Tour In North America

Las Vegas Review-Journal:​ NFL Cancels Draft Plans In Las Vegas

Tampa Bay Times:​ Technically, WrestleMania 36 Is Still On. But Not In Tampa

Chicago Sun-Times:​ Midsummer Passing? As MLB Further Delays Openers, Cubs’ UK Series, All-Star Game In Doubt

Pollstar:​ Neil Young To Live Stream Fireside Sessions, A ‘Down-Home’ Live Performance With ‘Lovely Wife’

Pollstar:​ Throwing Cold Water On Reverend Horton Heat’s Refusal To Cancel Shows

Pollstar:​ Logjam Presents Owner On Venue Shutdown: ‘We Will Weather This Storm’

Pollstar:​ UMG’s Sir Lucian Grainge Hospitalized With COVID-19 Virus In Los Angeles

Pollstar:​ German Department Of Commerce Pledges $610 Billion Rescue Package For Businesses

Pollstar:​ Foo Fighters Park The Van, Promise To ‘Tear Sh*t Up’ On Return

Pollstar:​ Australia: Live Sector Loses $24M In First 24 Hours Of Going Dark, Festivals Cancel

Pollstar:​ Elton John Postpones ‘Farewell Yellow Brick Road’ March 26-May 2

The Associated Press:​ MGM Resorts International Closes Vegas Clubs, Citing Coronavirus

VenuesNow:​ Greensboro A Microcosm Of Virus’ Havoc

NPR:​ CDC Recommends Against Gatherings Of 50 Or More, As States Close Bars And Restaurants

The Associated Press:​ No Fans, No Work: Arena Workers Caught In Sports Shutdown

CBS Sports:​ How Sports Teams, Players Are Aiding Affected Arena, Stadium Workers

The New York Times:​ Broadway Is Closed, But London’s Theaters Carry On

Las Vegas Review-Journal:​ HyperX Esports Arena Las Vegas To Cancel In-Person Events

Pollstar:​ Grand Ole Opry Goes Dark For Second Time In History

Pollstar:​ South American Lollapaloozas Rescheduled To November And December

BBC:​ Premier League And EFL Suspended in England; Scotland, Wales And Northern Ireland Halt Games

Pollstar:​ Michael Rapino Signals Confidence By Purchasing $1 Million In LYV Stock

The Associated Press:​ Colorado Calls For Cancellation Of 250+ Events, Steps Up Medical Staffing

Pollstar:​ Rage Against The Machine Postpones Tour Leg

The News & Observer:​ Billie Eilish Performs For Packed NC Arena As Coronavirus Postpones Her Tour

Pollstar:​ Q’s With Dr. Danielle Ompad: NYU Infectious Disease Epidemiologist Talks Coronavirus And Concert Industry

News & Record:​ Greensboro’s Tanger Center Postpones Grand Opening Events Amid Virus Concerns

Pollstar:​ Australian Live Sector In Turmoil As 500-capacity Crowds Banned, Five Festivals Canceled

Pollstar:​ ‘We Want To Send A Signal’: M4music Festival Switzerland To Go Ahead Digitally

Pollstar:​ FlexTicket Offers Fans ‘Peace Of Mind’ When Buying Tickets In The Coming Months

The Washington Post:​ Inside The NBA’s Coronavirus Response And Its Decision To Suspend Season

Tampa Bay Times:​ Tampa Convention Center Had Coronavirus Patient, But Events There May Continue

The New York Times:​ Broadway, Symbol Of New York Resilience, Shuts Down Amid Virus Threat

Pollstar:​ Live Nation, AEG, Major Agencies Form Task Force, Recommend Suspending Large Events

Pollstar:​ Independent Venues, Stakeholders Powwow Over COVID-19 Upheavals

The Associated Press:​ NHL Suspends Season Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

VenuesNow:​ Venue Managers Share Virus Preparations

VenuesNow:​ Austin Clubs Unite After SXSW Cancellation

Pollstar:​ Kenny Chesney Postpones Early Shows: ‘I Won’t Take Chances With Those I Love’

The Associated Press:​ New York Banning Major Gatherings In Effort To Contain Virus

Pollstar:​ From The Center Of The COVID-19 Storm: Tacoma Dome’s Kim Bedier

The Associated Press:​ Oregon Bans Gatherings Of 250-Plus To Contain COVID-19

The Associated Press:​ NBA Suspends Season Until Further Notice Over Coronavirus

Atlanta Journal-Constitution:​ NCAA Cancels Tournaments, Atlanta Final Four

Pollstar:​ Washington DC Declares State Of Emergency; I.M.P Postpones Events At 9:30 Club, Lincoln Theatre And The Anthem

Pollstar:​ Zac Brown Band Postpones Spring Leg Of The Owl Tour

Pollstar:​ Knoxville’s Big Ears Boutique Festival Canceled Over Coronavirus

Pollstar:​ Houston Livestock Show And Rodeo Called Off By City Officials

Pollstar:​ California Governor Calls For Canceling Public Gatherings Of More Than 250 Through March

The Seattle Times:​ Washington Governor To Restrict Gatherings Of More Than 250 People, A Move Aimed At Sports And Concerts

Pollstar:​ SXSW Lays Off One-Third Of Staff Following Festival Cancellation; Austin Restricts 2,500+ Capacity Events

Pollstar:​ ‘Promoting Unity And Fortitude Instead Of Fear’ In Singapore; Osaka On Coronavirus Watch

Pollstar:​ Coachella, Stagecoach Postponed To October

Pollstar: Miley Cyrus Pulls Out Of Melbourne Relief Concert In Light Of ‘Global Health Crisis’; Event Canceled

Pollstar: Carlos Santana Cancels European Leg Of ‘Miraculous World Tour’ Over Coronavirus Fears

San Jose Mercury News:​ San Jose Sharks, Earthquakes Among First Sports Teams Impacted By Coronavirus Spread

Boston Globe: Ivy League Cancels Conference Basketball Tournaments At Harvard Because Of Coronavirus

Pollstar: Insuring Events Against Communicable Disease: ‘Not Impossible But Very Difficult’
Pollstar: Aussie Live Biz Calls For Govt. Assistance Over Coronavirus; Download, Bluesfest To Continue
Pollstar: Ticketing And Coronavirus: Stubhub Offers Coupon, Updates Payout Process With Vivid
Pollstar: Pearl Jam Postpones North American Tour Due To Coronavirus Concerns

Philadelphia Inquirer: Conventions Are Being Canceled Amid Coronavirus Spread, Which Could Have A Big Economic Impact

Pollstar: Money Matters: A Macro-Economist’s Take On The Coronavirus Impact
Pollstar: Madonna Cancels Final ‘Madame X’ Shows After France Bans 1,000+ Capacity Events To Limit Coronavirus

Pollstar: Making Sense of SXSW & Ultra Festival Cancellations With Concert Insurance Expert Paul Bassman

Pollstar: Austin Promoters, Venues Band Together To Salvage SXSW
Pollstar: Nashville Tornado Relief Concert Announced; Nashville’s Tin Pan South Songwriters Festival Canceled Because Of Tornado & Coronavirus Concerns
Pollstar: SXSW 2020 Canceled Amid Coronavirus Fears
Pollstar: The Coronavirus Impact: Global Live Business Takes Precautions, Keeps Watchful Eye