Dave Matthews, Lumineers, Alanis Morissette Anchor Oceans Calling
Dave Matthews & Tim Reynolds, The Lumineers, and Alanis Morissette have been named as the headlining acts for the new Oceans Calling Festival, scheduled for Ocean City, Maryland in September. The festival will feature performances from more than 30 artists, as well as a culinary experience featuring celebrity chefs... Read more
My Chemical Romance, Jack White to Headline Atlanta’s Music Midtown
My Chemical Romance, Fall Out Boy, Future, and Jack White top the bill at Music Midtown Festival, which announced its 2022 lineup this week. The two-day event is scheduled for September 17-18 at Atlanta’s Piedmont Park with tickets on sale this week. “Over twenty-five years strong, Music Midtown remains... Read more
Live Nation Festivalgoers Injured in Panic After Rumored Gunshots
Several injuries were reported after a brief panic took hold at Live Nation’s Lovers & Friends event in Las Vegas on Saturday, due to mistaken reports of gunfire in the crowd. Three individuals were treated and transported to local hospitals, suffering trample injuries when some were attempting to flee... Read more
Astroworld Aftermath May Impact Permitting Process for Future Events
Six months have passed since the Astroworld tragedy which resulted in the death of 10 concertgoers and injury of more than 300 – with recent court filings indicating that number may be far higher. But the task of determining what the key conditions at the event were that led... Read more
Red Hot Chili Peppers, P!nk, SZA to Headline ACL Fest in October
P!nk, Lil Nas X, Red Hot Chili Peppers and The Chicks are among the headliners who will be heading to Austin this fall to take part in the Austin City Limits Music Festival, which announced its lineup on Tuesday morning ahead of tickets going on sale. ACL Fest is... Read more
Lollapalooza Drops Daily Lineup, Single-Day Tickets On Sale
Lollapalooza announced its daily lineup breakdown for the 2022 event at Chicago’s Grant Park this week, with single-day tickets going on sale Wednesday. Metallica anchors the Thursday bill, with Dua Lipa on Friday, J. Cole on Saturday, and Green Day on Sunday, according to event organizers. Check out our... Read more
Swindell, Janson Among CMA Music Festival Ascend Lineup
Chris Janson and Cole Swindell are among the headliners announced this week for the open air performances at Ascend Amphitheater during CMA Music Festival, scheduled for Nashville in June. The Country Music Association’s 49th festival runs from June 9-12th and will bring live musical performances to multiple venues in... Read more
TicketSmarter Becomes Official Ticketing Partner of Country Stampede
TicketSmarter was announced as the Official Ticket Resale Marketplace of Country Stampede, scheduled to take place July 14-16 in Topeka, Kansas. The deal will be expanded for the 2023 event, which will feature TicketSmarter as the primary ticketing partner in addition to facilitating the ticket resale process. “Being able... Read more
Astroworld Task Force Findings Show Poor Training Among Event Failures
Poor planning, poor security training, and failures in communication were cited by Texas officials in a report on the Astroworld tragedy last fall that caused the death of ten festivalgoers and injuries to hundreds more. The Texas Task Force on Concert Safety was put together by Gov. Greg Abbott... Read more
Eddie Vedder, Stevie Nicks, and P!nk to Headline Ohana Festival
Eddie Vedder announced himself among the headliners for his sixth annual Ohana Fest, which is scheduled to return from September 30-October 2 at Doheny State Beach in Dana Point, California. The Pearl Jam front man will be joined as headliner by Stevie Nicks and P!nk, while the rest of... Read more