But the Texas event will still go ahead...

Netflix could be set to pull out of SXSW over fears surrounding coronavirus.

The virus is causing havoc in the live music sector, with everyone from Foals to Slipknot cancelling plans to tour South East Asia.

SXSW takes place later this month, but the impact of coronavirus is already being felt, with both Apple and Amazon Studios pulling out of the event.

Now Variety reports that Netflix could follow suit, with the streaming giants seemingly about to pull out.

SXSW itself will still go ahead come what may, with an official spokesperson confirming the news in a statement:

“Right now there’s no evidence that closing SXSW or other activities is going to make this community safer. We’re constantly monitoring that situation.”

SXSW runs between March 13th - 22nd.

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