Luke Bryan’s 2020 Farm Tour is the latest event to fall victim to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The singer’s annual event has been cancelled this year out of precaution and for the safety of everyone involved.
“To all my Farm Tour fans out there, I’m sad to announce the 2020 Farm Tour shows will not happen due to COVID-19. We’ve been going strong for the past 11 consecutive years so this one really hurts,” the singer wrote in a note posted to Instagram. “We have looked at all kinds of ways to continue with the shows this year but couldn’t come up with a solution to give y’all the full Farm Tour experience while keeping everyone safe. Until next year! Love y’all.”
Bryan launched Farm Tour in 2010 as a way to give back to local farming communities. Proceeds raised from the annual fall tour went to a scholarship fund for students from farming families to help them attend college. The movement came from the Georgia native’s own experience growing up on a farm and his appreciation for what farmer’s do for our country.
Farm Tour is the latest event for Bryan to be affected by the coronavirus pandemic. The singer was scheduled to kick off his Proud To Be Right Here Tour. Originally scheduled to kick off this summer, the trek has been rescheduled for 2021 and will include the previously announced special guests Morgan Wallen, Caylee Hammack and Runaway June.
Bryan is also scheduled to headline the Pepsi Gulf Coast Jam. The festival was scheduled for Labor Day weekend in 2020, but after reevaluating the situation, festival planners decided to move the festival to spring 2021.