Katy Perry, Black Eyed Peas To Headline ‘Rock The Vote’ Event
Pop superstar Katy Perry will host this year’s first Rock The Vote livestream event, a part of its Democracy Summer Campaign, alongside hip-hop powerhouse Black Eyed Peas. The two-hour virtual event will take place this Thursday, June 18 at 8:00 p.m. ET, co-hosted by Logan Browning and Rosario Dawson.... Read more
BTS Holds World’s Biggest Online Paid Concert
As the live event industry remains halted amid the coronavirus pandemic, artists have been taking to other means to keep the spirit of concerts alive. K-pop sensation BTS joined artists livestreaming for their own “Bang Bang Con,” which became the world’s biggest paid online concert in history. The livestream,... Read more
Santana, Earth, Wind & Fire Reveal Rescheduled Tour Dates
Fans of Santana and Earth, Wind and Fire will have to wait until next summer to see the rockers amid the coronavirus pandemic. Originally, Santana was slated to head out on their Miraculous Supernatural Tour this summer, though out of safety concerns, the trek has been rescheduled to next... Read more
Minecraft’s Electric Blockaloo Digital Festival Lineup Announced
Minecraft’s Electric Blockaloo digital music festival has revealed its 2020 lineup for the virtual event, slated to take place inside the video game later this month. The festival, set for June 25-28, will feature headlining performances from EDM powerhouse Steve Aoki, as well as DIM MAK’s Dojo, Rudimental, BBC... Read more
Pet Shop Boys & New Order Reveal 2021 Tour Dates
The Pet Shop Boys & New Order will now perform on their Unity Tour in 2021. Originally, the groups were slated to co-headline the trek in September, however, amid the coronavirus pandemic, they had to push those dates until next year. The tour will take place around the same... Read more
Human Nature End Long-Running Las Vegas Residency Due To Pandemic
The Las Vegas entertainment scene has seen its first permanent casualty brought on by the coronavirus pandemic. Australian vocal group Human Nature announced that they will not return to the Strip whenever live shows resume. Human Nature has headlined the Sands Showroom at the Venetian for seven years –... Read more
Celine Dion Announces First Round Of Rescheduled Tour Dates
Pop icon Celine Dion is among the numerous artists that had to postpone tour dates in wake of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Now, she’s ready to share some of her new 2021 dates. Shows throughout Europe will now kick-off in March 2021, hitting UK dates in Dublin, London, and... Read more
Health Experts Reveal Timeline For Return To Mass Gatherings
The live event industry is ultimately halted for the time being, with thousands of festivals and concerts postponed or cancelled throughout the remainder of 2020. While different industry experts have varying opinions on the return of mass gatherings, several epidemiologists have other predictions. The New York Times asked over... Read more
Celebrities Contribute $30M To Virtual Concert Startup
The virtual concert startup company Wave is on-the-rise, and just announced support from various celebrities, garnering $30 million in series B funding. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the funding was led by Maveron with participation from Griffin Gaming Partners, Scooter Bruan, Alex Rodriquez, Superfly co-founder Rick Farman, and Twitch... Read more
Garth Brooks Announces Concert To Broadcast At Drive-In Theaters
Garth Brooks is the latest artist to pivot towards the drive-in concert concept, with a twist. The country superstar announced that he will headline a June 27 concert which will be broadcast at 300 drive-in movie theaters across North America. Brooks appeared on Good Morning America Thursday to offer... Read more