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Hammons Hall Announces Cancellations

(Logo courtesy Juanita K. Hammons Hall for the Performing Arts)

As with virtually every other arts organization and/or venue, Missouri State University's Juanita K. Hammons Hall for the Performing Arts has had to adjust their schedule of upcoming events. According to an update on the Hall's web page, "In response to concerns of the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), and a declaration of a Missouri and federal emergency, our top priority is protecting the health and well-being of our patrons, staff, volunteers, students, and touring artists." Here is their current list of cancellations:

The March 28 Springfield Symphony concert has been cancelled. Patrons can exchange their ticket for a future concert in the Symphony’s 2019-2020 season. Exchanges can be made at the Juanita K. Hammons Hall box office during normal operating hours (M-F 10am-5pm). All other questions/inquiries should be directed to the Springfield Symphony’s business office: 417-864-6683.

The April 14 and 15 performances of "PAW Patrol Live!" have been postponed. VStar Entertainment Group is looking to reschedule dates.

"Theresa Caputo Live! The Experience", scheduled for April 22nd, has been postponed. The promoter is looking to reschedule dates.  

And all Missouri State University sponsored events at Juanita K. Hammons Hall, including the President's Concert, have been cancelled for the remainder of the 2019-2020 academic year. More information will be posted as it becomes available.

No information has been posted yet regarding the rock band Chicago's live concert at the Hall, scheduled for April 4.

Patrons are asked to keep their tickets until they receive further instructions.

Hall officials say they are "working with each touring company to figure out the best plan of action for these shows." When information is available, they plan to make details available at on each show's page. Information will also be posted on the Hall's "COVID-19 Update" page: