Chaffee County Pushes Back Live Nation Payment For Seven Peaks Festival
The payment for Live Nation’s Seven Peaks Concert does not need to be paid at this time, Chaffee County commisioners voted in a special meeting this week. In order to cover the country’s costs, which includes hiring additional law enforcement and emergency personnel, the agreement requires a 20 percent... Read more
Survey Shows Consumers Hesitant To Return To Concert Crowds
While the novel coronavirus spreads across the world, the live event industry, as well as the sporting world, has been completely halted. Movie theaters, restaurants, churches, and all Broadway shows have closed. At this point, people are being ordered to stay inside, but according to a new survey, people... Read more
Niall Horan Cancels ‘Nice To Meet Ya’ Tour Due To Coronavirus
Popstar Niall Horan announced news Friday afternoon that his Nice To Meet Ya tour is cancelled due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The former One Direction star was slated to head out on tour throughout the U.S. this spring and summer, hitting amphitheaters in cities like Cincinnati, Raleigh, Dallas,... Read more
James Taylor Postpones Summer Tour With Jackson Browne
James Taylor and Jackson Browne have delayed their upcoming co-headlining tour as the coronavirus pandemic continues to spread throughout the country. The singers were originally set to begin the cross-country trek on May 15 and remain on the road through mid-July. They are now in the process of rescheduling... Read more
Stars Plan Kenny Rogers Tribute Concert To Support COVID-19 Relief
Country music stars will come together virtually to pay tribute to Kenny Rogers. “CMT Giants Kenny Rogers: A Benefit for MusiCares” will air on CMT Wednesday, April 8 with a star-studded list of performers. Dolly Parton, Lady Antebellum, Jason Isbell, Rascal Flatts, Jennifer Nettles, Randy Houser and Vince Gill... Read more
‘Lean On Me’ Singer Bill Withers Dies At 81
The Grammy Award-winning soul artist Bill Withers has died at 81-years-old. Withers, who rose to fame in the ’70s with smash-hit songs like “Lean On Me,” “Lovely Day,” and “‘Ain’t No Sunshine,” reportedly died from heart complications, his family said in a statement to the Associated Press. He died... Read more
Multiple Artists Donate Funds In Wake Of COVID-19 Pandemic
Artists from all genres are coming together to help combat the COVID-19 pandemic and those who have been impacted by it. Seeing the grief the virus has caused across America, Rihanna, Taylor Swift, Jay-Z and more have stepped up to donate funds to various causes. Rihanna has been one... Read more
Outside Lands Festival Issues Statement Amid City Lockdown
More and more festivals are being cancelled or postponed due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. San Francisco’s Outside Lands Music Festival released a statement this week regarding its summer event. The festival is slated to take place in Golden Gate Park from August 7 to 9. While the event... Read more
Music Festivals Cancelled, Postponed Due To Coronavirus: Updating List
Spring and Summer are usually prime months for music festivals. Fans are used to gearing up to dance along to the hottest artists each year for a round of performances through the blistering summer heat. No matter the genre – there’s a music festival for everyone. However, due to... Read more
Artists Unite For ‘UnCancelled’ Benefit Festival
A wide-ranging collection of artists and venues around the globe are teaming up for a new virtual concert experience. UnCancelled Music Festival will provide fans a flow of livestream performances to support MusiCares’ COVID-19 Relief Fund, an emergency program set up by the Recording Academy to aid struggling musicians... Read more