MANILA -- American alternative rock band Jimmy Eat World has cancelled its Asian tour due to novel coronavirus or COVID-19.
The group, which was scheduled to go on an Asian tour this month, is slated to perform for their Filipino fans on March 12 at the New Frontier Theater.
Concert promoter Pulp Live World made the announcement of the tour cancellation via social media.
Ticket purchasers will receive refunds.
"In order to support the efforts of safeguarding the health of each and every one of you, THE FANS, as well as our band and crew, we are saddened to announce the cancellation of our upcoming shows in Singapore and Manila. Please refer to your point of purchase for refund information. We will be back soon," Jimmy Eat World said in a statement.