Foo Fighters Cancel Previously Postponed “Van Tour” Dates
Fans will have to wait a bit longer to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Foo Fighters, The Dave Grohl-led band announced it was cancelling the Van Tour 2020 on Friday, having initially tried to postpone the dates to fall due to the coronavirus pandemic. “Playing a gig with... Read more
Sturgis Motorcycle Rally, Concerts Planned Despite COVID Concerns
While live events throughout America are shut down due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally is set to go off at full throttle this week, including a full slate of live entertainment. While the original bill – featuring ZZ Top, REO Speedwagon, Willie Nelson, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Shinedown... Read more
Justin Bieber, Haim Concerts Headline Tickets On Sale This Week
The 2021 concert calendar is beginning to fill out, largely with rescheduled performances from tours that were expected to go off this year. Tickets on sale this week and early next are headlined by Justin Bieber’s world tour, which was downsized and revamped when it was announced last week,... Read more
Former Live Nation President Launches Brooklyn Made Promotions
Anthony Makes, formerly president of Live Nation New York, is “looking to redefine what it means to be a 21st century music company” with the launch of Brooklyn Made, an independent promotions company based out of his home in the Park Slope neighborhood of the eponymous borough. “After having... Read more
Garth Brooks Reschedules Allegiant Stadium Opening Concert to 2021
Garth Brooks has postponed his planned August concert at Allegient Stadium in Las Vegas, moving the date to February 2021 due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The singer announced the change Wednesday, sharing the news alongside word that his daughter had a recent bout with COVID-19. Watch: Garth Brooks... Read more
Pearl Jam European Tour Rescheduled for June-July 2021
Dates for the Pearl Jam European Tour in support of Gigaton have been moved to June and July of 2021, announced by the band over the weekend. Originally scheduled for summer of 2020, the Pearl Jam European Tour was postponed in April due to the coronavirus pandemic. Dates for... Read more
New York Investigating “Illegal & Reckless” Chainsmokers Concert in Hamptons
New York officials have opened an investigation into a VIP fundraiser and Chainsmokers concert Saturday night after video emerged of what appeared to be lax social distancing among the crowd at what was billed as a “drive-in” event. The concert, which took place Southampton near the tip of Long... Read more
Justin Bieber Announces Rescheduled and Scaled-Down 2021 World Tour
Justin Bieber announced the dates for his 2021 World Tour, which will take place beginning in June of next year, rescheduled from 2020. The 45-date tour “has been rerouted and the tour production has been redesigned,” with some dates rescheduled for the same venue, but many stadiums dropped in... Read more
Citizens Bank Ballpark Sets Schedule for Live-in / Drive-in
Comic Bert Kreischer, The Front Bottoms and Dark Star Orchestra are among the acts announced this week for a series of performances at Philadelphia’s Citizen’s Bank Ballpark. Presented by Live Nation, the Live-In / Drive-In series will feature performers live and on stage in the parking lots of the... Read more
Scientists in Germany Plan Concert to Test Coronavirus Plans
Researchers in Germany are planning to stage a concert in Germany with 4,000 volunteers in attendance, hoping to study the behavior of crowds and better understand methods to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and other infectious diseases at large-scale gatherings. The concert, featuring singer-songwriter Tim Bendzko, is planned for... Read more