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Old Dominion cancels European shows due to coronavirus

Friday, March 6, 2020 – Old Dominion canceled performances today in Europe due to coronavirus.

The band was slated to play upcoming 2020 C2C Music Festival dates.

"After much consideration, we have decided to withdraw from our upcoming performances as part of the (festival) in Berlin, Amsterdam, Dublin, London and Glasgow," they said. "We are so sorry to disappoint our fans overseas; however, with the growing uncertainty and unpredictable nature of the virus that is spreading throughout the world, the safety and security of our entire team is the top priority."

The festival has replaced the band with UK duo The Shires, which is soon releasing an album in the U.S.

Canceled dates include:
March 7 C2C: Country To Country - Berlin, Germany
March 8 C2C: Country To Country - Amsterdam, Netherlands
March 13 C2C: Country To Country - Dublin, Ireland
March 14 C2C: Country To Country - London
March 15 C2C: Country To Country - Glasgow

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