List Of Cancelled Russian Shows Increases

More and more musicians are protesting the violence launched by Russian President Vladimir Putin against The Ukraine by canceling their upcoming concerts in the country.

Below is an ever-growing list of artists who have canceled scheduled concerts in Russia and their social media messages.

Green Day

Green Day had been scheduled to perform on May 29 at Moscow’s Spartak Stadium, which has a capacity of more than 45,000.

“With heavy hearts, in light of current events we feel it is necessary to cancel our upcoming show in Moscow at Spartak Stadium,” the band explained via an Instagram Story. “We are aware that this moment is not about stadium rock shows, it’s much bigger than that. But we also know that rock and roll is forever and we feel confident there will be a time and a place for us to return in the future. Refunds available at the point of purchase. Stay safe.”

Louis Tomlinson

Tomlinson was scheduled to perform in Kyiv’s Stereo Plaza in Ukraine on July 4 before traveling to Moscow, Russia, to perform at Circus City Hall on July 6 as part of his 2022 World Tour, in support of his 2020 debut album Walls. 



On Friday (Feb. 25) AJR tweeted about their concert in Moscow, originally scheduled for October 22.


The world has condemned Russia’s aggressive action and in addition to the above dozens of artists including Frank Ferdinand, Miley Cyrus, The Weeknd and Barbra Streisand either canceling planned shows in Russia or expressing solidarity with the Ukrainian people.

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Author: Al Denté