Morgan Wallen Quickly Sells Out Four Shows in Post-“Cancel” Return
Country singer/songwriter Morgan Wallen saw plenty of demand for a recently announced four-stop tour taking place this fall, selling out all four events in short order. The quick sellouts were an indication that the long-term impact of being “cancelled” may be vastly overstated. Wallen announced his return to performing... Read more
Garth Brooks Hoping to Replace Cancelled Shows With Dive Bar Run
While he opted to wipe the slate clean on his planned Stadium Tour this fall, Garth Brooks doesn’t appear to have given up on performing in front of audiences in 2021. But instead of massive crowds at NFL or college football venues, he appears to be planning a number... Read more
Economist Calls on Biden Administration to Break Live Nation Monopoly
Mark J. Perry, an economist and professor emeritus at the University of Michigan, published an Op-Ed in The Hill this week, calling on President Joe Biden to focus on Live Nation Entertainment as part of its efforts to battle monopolistic companies. The author, who is a senior fellow at... Read more
Bunbury 35 AÑOS Tour Dates Announced for 2022
Enrique Bunbury has announced a tour through the United States for 2022, celebrating 35 years (hence the title 35 AÑOS) of making music. The singer will play 16 dates in the run, which kicks off May 3, 2022 at Chicago’s Rosemont Theatre. Bunberry, who began his singing and songwriting career... Read more
Fugees to Launch First Tour in 15 Years Following Global Citizen Appearance
Lauryn Hill, Wyclef Jean and Pris Michel have announced that they will be performing together as the Fugees for the first time in 15 years and touring for the first time in 25 years, celebrating the anniversary of their hit 1996 album The Score. The tour launches in November... Read more
Volbeat and Ghost Announce Co-Headlining 2022 Tour
Volbeat have announced a co-headlining tour alongside Ghost for 2022, with tickets on sale this week. The tour is scheduled to hit 26 dates across North America beginning on January 25, 2022 in Reno, Nevada. Twin Temple will be a featured guest on the tour. “We are so incredibly... Read more
Ed Sheeran Tour Dates for 2022 Announced, Hits at Lengthy Run
Ed Sheeran tour dates for 2022 have been announced, and the singer is hinting that the first batch of dates announced are just the beginning of a lengthy run on the road. Dubbed The Mathmatics Tour, Sheeran’s tour dates kick off in April and currently include shows in Ireland... Read more
Elton John Postpones 2021 EU/UK Tour Dates to 2023 After Hip Injury
Elton John announced that upcoming dates on his lengthy Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour would be postponed to 2023 after he fell and injured his hip recently. Dates impacted are on the fall and winter run of shows that was scheduled for arenas in the UK and European Union,... Read more
In New York, No Vaccination = No Concert – But Also No Refund and No Resale
Consumers in New York are furious after local officials closed several venues to those who haven’t been vaccinated against COVID-19, an increasingly common choice amid the ongoing rise in cases throughout the U.S. But it’s far worse than just not being able to go to the games or shows... Read more
J Balvin Plots Jose Tour Beginning in Early 2022
Reggaeton superstar J Balvin announced this week, tucking the announcement just behind the release of a new album. The tour will kick off in April with a show at San Antonio’s AT&T Center, then plotting a course through arenas in April and May before winding up in June. “Save... Read more