Live Nation Gets Astroworld Congressional Hearing Delayed to February
Live Nation Entertainment has asked for, and received, more time to prepare its response to questions posed by the House Committee on Oversight and Reform regarding what happened at Astroworld in November. The entertainment giant had initially been expected to respond to those questions by January 7 with a... Read more
Live Nation, Ticketmaster Again Sued for Anti-Competitive Activities
Ticketmaster and Live Nation have been targeted by yet another lawsuit accusing the entertainment giant of monopolizing the concert and ticketing industries with anti-competitive actions. The nationwide class action is led by a group of plaintiffs from California, Ohio, and Florida, with attorneys from noted law firms Quinn Emanuel... Read more
California Tribe Slams Goldenvoice Over Coachella Trademark Lawsuit
The Twenty-Nine Palms Band of Mission Indians has issued a blistering response to Goldenvoice after the promoting company sued Live Nation for copyright infringement over a planned “Coachella Day One 22” event at a casino in California. The tribe, which operates the 29 Spotlight Casino and its Coachella Crossroads... Read more
Legislators Launch Bipartisan Investigation of Live Nation and Astroworld
The House Committee on Oversight and Reform has opened an inquiry into Live Nation Entertainment and its role in the Astroworld Festival tragedy in November. They have asked for answers to specific questions by early January with plans for a briefing to be held on January 12, 2022. A... Read more
Rapper Fatally Stabbed at Live Nation Festival in California
A rapper named Darrell Caldwell, who performed under the stage name Drakeo the Ruler was fatally stabbed at the Once Upon a Time in LA event in Los Angeles, later dying of the wounds he sustained in the altercation. The incident happened on Saturday evening in a backstage area... Read more
Live Nation Accused of “Delay Tactics” by Astroworld Plantiffs
A lawyer representing more than 1,500 concertgoers for the Astroworld Festival has accused Live Nation of “delay tactics” in the complex legal proceedings surrounding the tragedy which saw ten die and hundreds of others injured in a crowd crush at NRG Park in Houston. Brett Coon of Brent Coon... Read more
Goldenvoice Sues Live Nation Entertainment over “Coachella Day One” Event
Goldenvoice and Coachella Music Festival have filed a trademark-infringement lawsuit against Live Nation Entertainment this week over the Coachella Day One 22 event, scheduled for December 31. The event, produced by the Twenty-Nine Palms Band of Mission Indians, is set for Coachella Crossroads at Spotlight 29 Casino – located... Read more
In Filings, Live Nation, Travis Scott Deny Responsibility for Astroworld
In their first responses to the flurry of lawsuits filed in the wake of last month’s tragedy at Astroworld, Live Nation Entertainment and its subsidiary Scoremore, Houston’s Harris County Sports and Convention Corporation (HCSC) and Travis Scott have all denied any responsibility for what happened in Houston. Scott’s representatives... Read more
New Jersey Legislature Committees Advance Ticket Consumer Choice Act
The New Jersey Ticket Consumer Choice act was advanced out of committees by both the senate (S376) and assembly (A3194) on Monday, the latest step in the efforts to improve consumer rights on tickets in the Garden State. The Assembly bill passed through the Assembly Tourism, Gaming and the... Read more
Motion Filed to Consolidate Hundreds of Astroworld Lawsuits
A motion has been filed that could lead to the consolidation of hundreds of lawsuits related to the Astroworld tragedy, according to multiple reports. The merging of the lawsuits, which generally have similar causes of action and facts related, would drastically reduce the amount of legal work involved in... Read more