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Kristina Gonzalez, director of sales and operations at Party at the Moontower Event Rentals, minces no words about what the cancelation of this year's Austin City Limits Music Festival means for event vendors: "That's basically saying no one in events makes money for a full year."

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Organizers of the State Fair of Texas announced Tuesday that this year's festivities, expected to draw 2.5 million people to North Texas over three weeks in the fall, are canceled out of concern for the coronavirus.

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Austin City Limits announced Wednesday that it will cancel its 2020 event, the Austin City Limits Music Festival, set to take place in October, as it does every year.

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The 30th anniversary of Austin's Pride parade and festival will have to wait another year. The organization announced that both have been postponed until August 2021, according to an Instagram post.
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For a moment, everything almost seems normal.

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Mass events, such as Austin City Limits, are unlikely to occur as normal at least through the end of the year, Austin-Travis County Interim Health Authority Dr. Mark Escott said during a press conference earlier today.
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Ben Ballinger can't remember the last time he went more than two months without playing music in front of an audience.

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From bikers to bats to blues music, nearly 100 festivals in Austin have either been canceled, rescheduled or are up in the air as pandemic-era social distancing forbids Austinites to do what they do best: party together.

They include myriad events anticipated for later this year, such as:

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