According to Justin Bieber's website, eight stops on the pop star's stadium tour have been canceled and moved to local arenas instead, effectively cutting seat capacity in half. Specifically shows in Houston, Dallas, Nashville, Columbus, Indianapolis, Washington, D.C., Detroit, and Glendale, Arizona have been compromised.
Arenas on the singer's "Changes" tour have taken to Twitter telling fans that the shows have been moved to nearby venues due to "unforeseen circumstances."
According to Variety, the “hard decision” came on the heels of “soft” ticket sales, with Justin Bieber's team deciding that it was the best business decision to downsize the tour. However, TMZ claims that the decision was made as a result of the coronavirus scare, and concerns over the epidemic reportedly slowed sales as a result.
Bieber has yet to make a statement about the altered tour dates. This is the singer's first tour in three years to accompany his first album in almost five years.