Blake Shelton to Launch Encore Drive-In Nights Concert Series
Blake Shelton will be joined by special guests Gwen Stefani and Trace Adkins for a July 25 performance airing at drive-in theaters and across the country, launching the Encore Drive-In Nights series, according to an announcement Wednesday. The show follows a similar set-up to Garth Brooks’ recent performance aired... Read more
State Fair of Texas Shuts Down 2020 Edition Amid COVID Surge
Amid rising coronavirus case levels, the State Fair of Texas has called off its 2020 edition, just the eighth time in the fair’s 134-year history it had to be called off. Refunds will be processed automatically to those who had already purchased admission, according to organizers. “With a heavy... Read more
Kentucky State Fair Announces 2020 Concert Lineup, Safety Plans
R&B star Ginuwine, metal band P.O.D. and The Oak Ridge Boys headline the lineup of free concerts planned for the Kentucky State Fair, which announced both the slate and plans to keep fair crowds safe for the August event this week. The Texas Roadhouse Concert Series is free of... Read more
ACC Football Championship Headlines Upcoming Onsales
With teams preparing to return to workouts soon if they haven’t already, the ACC Football Championship is the headliner in upcoming tickets on sale, with the December showcase up for grabs on presale Wednesday, with a Friday general sale. The game is currently scheduled for early December at Bank... Read more
ACL Fest Calls Off 2020 Event, Announces 2021 Dates
Austin City Limits Music Festival formally shut down its 2020 event as COVID-19 cases rise in Texas, according to updates posted to the event’s website and social media pages on Wednesday. The festival will return in October of 2021, scheduled for the first and second weekends of the month... Read more
Made in America Festival Announces Cancellation of 2020 Event
The 2020 Made in America Music Festival in Philadelphia is the latest live event casualty of the coronavirus pandemic, as organizers confirmed it would not be held this September. Tickets for the 2020 event will be honored in 2021. “We are in a pivotal time in this nation’s history,”... Read more
CMA Music Festival, Country Stars Anchor Recent Best-Sellers
As live events begin to emerge from hibernation, fans are back to buying tickets to events spread over both the back half of 2019 and into 2020, and over the past week, country stars and football have led the way for consumers, according to data provided by Ticket Club.... Read more
Chase Rice, Chris Janson Face Backlash Over Packed Performances
Country singer Chase Rice is catching heat from some quarters of the industry after posting video from a Tennessee performance over the weekend, showing a packed crowd without masks or social distancing, even as coronavirus cases rise across the country. “Imagine being selfish enough to put thousands of people’s... Read more
Jen Kramer at Westgate Headlines Upcoming Ticket Onsales
A slew of dates from magician Jen Kramer in the cabaret at Las Vegas’ Westgate headlines the tickets on sale this week, as the Yale alumna and onetime guest on Penn & Teller: Fool Us reopens the room as July begins. The show, featuring “mind-boggling magic and mentalism, comedy,... Read more
Fuller: And the Band Plays On…
By Eric Fuller In difficult times it’s easy to let optimism cloud your ability to perceive reality. There is a saying that nothing focuses a man’s attention like his imminent execution. But, in reality, you feel no pain even while your neck rests on the wooden base of the... Read more