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Tool postpones concert at Tampa’s Amalie Arena due to coronavirus

Tickets will be honored when the show is rescheduled.
Tool has postponed their show at Amalie Arena in Tampa on April 19, 2020. [Travis Shinn]
Tool has postponed their show at Amalie Arena in Tampa on April 19, 2020. [Travis Shinn]

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It’s been 13 years since Tool played Tampa Bay. It’s now going to be a bit longer.

The prog-metal giants have postponed a new run of dates on their spring North American tour, including an April 19 concert at Amalie Arena. The group had already posted one earlier run of shows due to the coronavirus pandemic, but now that’s been extended to include Tampa.

The band tweeted that tickets to all postponed shows would be honored when the dates are rescheduled. Click here for details.

Amalie Arena has set up a page to keep fans in the loop on which shows have been postponed, although Tool is not yet on it. Cher, who was also supposed to play there next week, has pushed her show to Sept. 8. WrestleMania events that were supposed to take place there in early April have been canceled, since the WWE moved their signature event to its facility in Orlando.

Amalie on Thursday announced that it was donating 18 pallets of food and beverages to Metropolitan Ministries and Feeding Tampa Bay, since fans won’t be able to use that food in the arena.

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