California’s Hollywood Bowl, Ford Theatre Announce Reopening Plans
Hollywood Bowl, an iconic California venue and home of the Los Angeles Philharmonic, will be reopening this spring – the latest venue to announce its return to action as COVID restrictions continue to be relaxed across the United States. The amphitheater and its sister venue Ford Theatre will see... Read more
Luke Bryan Misses AmericanIdol Live Show After COVID Diagnosis
Country performer and American Idol judge Luke Bryan announced that he had tested positive for COVID and would subsequently miss Monday’s return of American Idol live airings, informing fans with a tweet on Monday afternoon. “I’m sad to say I won’t be a part of tonight’s first live @AmericanIdol... Read more
Bad Bunny Tour Beginning in February 2022 Announced
Bad Bunny, who performed at WrestleMania over the weekend, has announced a 2022 tour that will commence on February 9, 2022 with a show at Denver’s Ball Arena. The 25-date Bad Bunny tour has stops in cities across the U.S., as well as a pair of shows in Canada.... Read more
Masonic Cleveland Sues Live Nation, Claims $90 Million in Damages
The ownership of Cleveland venue has filed a lawsuit against Live Nation Entertainment, claiming nearly $100 million in damages after a brief business relationship went south in 2019. TempleLive, which owns and operates the Masonic Cleveland space, alleges that the promotional and ticketing behemoth is in violation of both... Read more
Foo Fighters, Lizzo  Among Headliners for Bonnaroo’s September Return
Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival announced its planned lineup for 2021, returning to the farm for four days of performances beginning Thursday, September 2. The event is celebrating its 20th anniversary, returning this fall after missing its 2020 event due to the pandemic. The Friday-Sunday slates each have a... Read more
Live Shows are Back in Canada – Top 5 Artists who are Booked for 2021
For the longest time, it seemed live events were never going to return. Canadians were relatively cautious and fearful of social distancing compared to many other countries, and so a lot more focus turned to the digital world instead. Entertainment events that took place in venues with no live... Read more
Arizona Governor Lifts COVID-19 Restrictions on Businesses, Events
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey lifted restrictions on businesses and events in the state, effectively paving the way for live events to return at the discretion of event operators and venues. The Republican  announced the changes Thursday, alongside a new rule prohibiting local authorities from enforcing mask mandates outside of... Read more
Festicket’s Event Genius Platform Expands With Australia Festival Deals
Festicket’s Event Genius is expanding its presence in the Australian festival marketplace with primary ticketing deals with several music festivals, the company announced this week. The system, promoted as an “end-to-end ticketing, cashless, and event management platform” has inked deals with Lost Paradise, Wildlands, and For The Love for... Read more
Coachella, Stagecoach Festivals Spiked Again by California Health Officials
For the second straight year, the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival and Stagecoach Festival have been postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic. Public health officials announced the postponement on Friday, issuing an order barring the events from taking place in April as planned due to the ongoing spike... Read more
Glastonbury Festival 2021 Cancelled as Organizers Look to 2022 Return
For the second straight year, there will be no Glastonbury Festival, organizers reveled in a website post Thursday. The ongoing COVID pandemic led organizers to officially call off the annual summer fete, which normally occurs in June. “With great regret, we must announce that this year’s Glastonbury Festival will... Read more