Morrissey Las Vegas Residency Rescheduled for Summer 2021
Morrissey will be taking the stage in Las Vegas in the summer of 2021, announcing his rescheduled residency via a press release Monday. Morrissey: Viva Moz Vegas will take the stage at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace for five nights, with tickets on sale now to the general public.... Read more
Pearl Jam to Headline Two Nights at BST Hyde Park
Pearl Jam announced it would be performing two shows at London’s BST Hyde Park festival in July of 2021, adding an additional date to their postponed show that was to have taken place at the 2020 event. The band will play on Friday, July 9 with the Pixies serving... Read more
Big Boi Headlines Atlanta “Big Night Out” Pod Festiva
Big Boi, Moon Taxi and Pigeons Playing Ping Pong, Markus King Trio and Futurebirds are among the acts booked for a three-day outdoor concert at Atlanta’s Centennial Olympic Park later this month. The “Big Night Out” will run from October 23-25 at the outdoor venue in downtown Atlanta, which... Read more
The state of festivals and concerts: preparing for live events to commence
By Jason Thomas, CEO of Tappit With COVID-19 continuing to have an impact on events for the foreseeable future, it’s safe to say that concerts and festivals, as we have known them, will not be happening anytime soon. However, promoters and organizers around the world are finding new ways... Read more
Judge Rules Against Cuomo’s Restrictions on Live Events in NY
A bar in Buffalo, NY has won an early ruling against restrictions on live music and ticketed events put in place by Governor Andrew Cuomo in court. Justice Frank Sedita of the New York State Supreme Court ruled that a ban on ticketing and advertising live events at venues... Read more
Nevada Governor Loosens Restrictions on Event Attendance
Nevada will no longer have quite as strict of a cap on live event attendance amid the coronavirus pandemic. Governor Steve Sisolak announced Tuesday that the 50-person cap on event attendance would be lifted on October 1. “This is not the end. This is the first step toward getting... Read more
Florida Governor Pushes Reopening, Hopes for Full Super Bowl in Tampa
Florida’s governor Ron DeSantis (R) pushed the state into phase three of its reopening amid the coronavirus last week. Among the changes are restaurants and bars being able to open to a minimum of 50 percent capacity, if not full. For local jurisdictions seeking to impose further restrictions, they... Read more
Connecticut Venues Allowed to Reopen After Surprise Announcement from Governor
Concert venues and other arts spaces will be allowed to open as early as October 8 in Connecticut, following a surprise announcement by Governor Ned Lamont last week. Shuttered since March in one of the states hit hardest by the pandemic in its early phases, some organizers plan to... Read more
Joe Bonamassa Virtual Show Raises $32K For Artists Impacted by COVID-19
Blues guitar star Joe Bonamassa performed for at least seven times the capacity of the legendary Ryman Saturday, raising more than $32,000 along the way. While the in-person “crowd” consisted of custom cardboard cutouts dotting the 2,300 seat auditorium, more than 17,000 users from 44 countries paid to watch... Read more
Elton John Farewell Tour Dates For U.S. Rescheduled to 2022
Elton John farewell tour dates for the United States and Canada have finally been updated, with a resumption in 2022. The singer’s Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour was halted in March by the coronavirus, and now stretches all the way into 2023. European dates for the tour are scheduled... Read more