Capital One Arena, the Washington Wizards’ and Capitals’ home arena, is home to many events besides sports games. And now, all scheduled events in March are postponed.
The venue was originally scheduled to have two concerts in the coming week. Nick Cannon was hosting his “Wild ‘N Out” tour tomorrow at 8:30 p.m. ET. And rock singer Billie Eilish was supposed have her “WHERE DO WE GO” concert date on Wednesday, March 18 at 7:30 p.m. ET. In light of the coronavirus, both shows are postponed.
Eilish posted the following on her Twitter account on Thursday evening.
"i’m so sad to do this but we need to postpone these dates to keep everyone safe. we’ll let you know when they can be rescheduled. please keep yourselves healthy. i love you.” - Billie (2/4)— billie eilish (@billieeilish) March 12, 2020
03/20 - Barclays Center - Brooklyn, NY— billie eilish (@billieeilish) March 12, 2020
03/23 - Little Caesars Arena - Detroit, MI
03/24 - United Center - Chicago, IL
03/25 - Bankers Life Fieldhouse - Indianapolis, IN
03/27 - Bridgestone Arena - Nashville, TN
03/28 - Enterprise Center - St. Louis, MO
Capital One Arena noted the postponement of Cannon’s show on its website Thursday evening as well.
The third postponed event was a Harlem Globetrotters show scheduled for March 21 at 1 p.m. ET.
DC Health has recommended that events of over 1,000 people be postponed or cancelled through March 31. The next scheduled event at the arena is the April Fools Comedy Jam on Saturday, April 4.