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LOCALLY CANCELATIONS ARE ROLLING IN WE'VE TOLD YOU THE KNOX ST

PATRICK'S DAY PARADE AND CEL-O'BRAUGHTION AND BIG EARS MUSIC FESTIVAL CANCELED BO: IN THE LAST 48 HOURS MORE CHANGES — VISIT KNOXVILLE HEARING FROM ORGANIZERS OF SOME OF THE PLANNED CONFERENCES, CONCERTS, AND EVENTS WITH CHANGES THAT INCLUDE CANCELATIONS, POSTPONEMENTS OR MOVING THE EVENT TO LATER IN THE YEAR

ONE OF THOSE EVENTS POSTPONED THE COVENANT HEALTH KNOXVILLE MARATHON ORIGINALLY SET FOR THE END OF THE MONTH

IN A STATEMENT ORGANIZERS SAY THEY'RE HOPING TO RESCHEDULE WITH DETAILS AND ANOTHER DATE TO FOLLOW LORI: KEEPING TRACK OF THESE CHANGES W-A-T-E 6 ON YOUR SIDE REPORTER MADISEN KEAVY JOINING US NOW MADISEN, HOW ARE THESE CHANGES IMPACTING TOURISM LOCALLY? I'M TOLD IT'S DEVASTATING FOR TOURISM IN KNOXVILLE FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH

AND INTO THE FIRST PART OF APRIL WE'RE NOT JUST TALKING ABOUT CONCERTS AND FESTIVALS CANCELED OR MOVED BUT CONFERENCES THAT BRING HUNDREDS OF PEOPLE AND MILLIONS OF DOLLARS TO KNOXVILLE CIRQUE DU SOLEIL SCRAPPING PERFORMANCES OF ITS SCHEDULED SHOWS AT THOMPSON BOLING ARENA

WHICH HAD BEEN SET FOR APRIL 15TH THROUGH THE 19TH TICKET BUYERS WILL GET REFUNDS THE AMERICA CONCERT PLANNED AT THE TENNESSEE THEATRE TOMORROW IS CANCELLED THE MCCLUNG MUSEUM IS CLOSED UNTIL APRIL 5TH STARTING TOMORROW THE MUSE KNOXVILLE ALSO CLOSED WITH PLANS TO REOPEN APRIL 1ST THE WOMEN IN JAZZ JAM FESTIVAL

SCHEDULED FOR TONIGHT CANCELLED WITH PLANS TO BE BACK NEXT YEAR TONIGHT'S SHOW AT THE MILL AND MINE WITH THE SILVERPUN PICKUPS IS POSTPONED CITING CORONAVIRUS CONCERNS FANS WITH TICKETS TO THAT SHOW WILL BE ABLE TO USE THEM AT THE TO-BE- ANNOUNCED DATE CONFERENCES PLANNED FOR MARCH LIKE WINTERFEST CANCELED WITH PLANS TO BE BACK NEXT YEAR, AS USUAL BUT THERE ARE SHORTTERM IMPACTS "WE HAD 5 GROUPS THAT FOR SURE JUST HAD TO CANCEL, THAT EQUATES TO RIGHT OVER $20 MILLION DOLLARS OF ECONOMIC IMPACT WE HAD A HUGE CITYWIDE IN HERE THAT WOULD'VE BEEN HERE THIS WEEKEND

IT'S A COMBINATION OF THINGS THE GOOD NEWS IS, WE'VE HAD 7 OTHER GROUPS RELOCATE TO LATER IN THE YEAR SO, YOU KIND OF HAVE TO WEIGH IT ALL ALL OF THE GROUPS THAT DID HARD CANCEL ARE ALL COMING BACK TO KNOXVILLE THIS TIME NEXT YEAR" WHAT IS NOT CANCELED

TWO SHOWS DOWNTOWN KNOXVILLE HAPPENING TONIGHT AMY GRANT AT THE TENNESSEE THEATRE DOORS OPEN AT 7 AND THE SHOW STARTS AT 8, TICKETS ARE STILL AVAILABLE ONLINE UP THE STREET AT THE BIJOU MARC BROUSSARD'S SOLD-OUT SHOW IS HAPPENING I'M TOLD THE THEATRE ITSELF HAS BEEN DEEP CLEANED AND SPRAYED WITH DISINFECTANT AHEAD OF TIME I'M TOLD AS FOR THE REMAINDER OF THE MONTH AT THE BIJOU ANNOUNCEMENTS ON ANY POTENTIAL CHANGES WILL FOLLOW BO AND LORI? A RUNNING LIST OF EVENTS THAT ARE POSTPONED OR CANCELED CAN BE FOUND ONLINE VISIT KNOXVILLE KEEPING THAT RUNNING TAB ON THEIR WEBSITE

LORI: EVENTS ARE IMPACTED INTO THE MIDDLE OF APRIL AT THIS POINT VISIT KNOXVILLE IS ANTICIPATING THE NEXT FEW DAYS WILL GIVE A CLEARER PICTURE OF WHAT THE NEXT FEW WEEKS WILL HOLD BO: LOTS OF HEADLINES

SOCIAL MEDIA POSTS AND DINNER TABLE CONVERSATIONS FOCUSED ON CORONAVIRUS LORI:

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