Harry Styles to Help Open UBS Arena in New York November 28
Harry Styles will serve as the grand opening concert for the new UBS Arena in New York, closing out his Love On Tour run on November 28. The announcement of the performance came just prior to the singer’s “Harryween” shows over the weekend at Madison Square Garden. Tickets for... Read more
Goldenvoice, Empire Polo Club Sign Deal to Make Oversight Year-Round
Empire Polo Club, perhaps best known as the home sight of the iconic Coachella and Stagecoach music festivals, will now be operated by concert promoter Goldenvoice year-round. The long-term leasing agreement was announced between the Los Angeles-based promoter and venue in Indio, California, Wednesday afternoon. Goldenvoice will now manage... Read more
AXS Inks Ticketing Deal With Z2 Entertainment in Colorado
AXS announced that it has signed a multi-year deal with independent promoter Z2 Entertainment, locking the ticketing services down for the Colorado-based company. Venues involved in the Z2 Entertainment partnership with AXS include The Boulder Theater, The Fox Theatre, and The Aggie Theatre, all located in Colorado. “We’re excited... Read more
Live Nation, NS2 & FPC Live to Reopen Charleston’s Music Farm
Live Nation, National Shows 2 and FPC Live have announced a partnership that will renovate and reopen The Music Farm in Charleston in 2022. Live Nation will book the venue in collaboration with the NS2 talent team. FPC Live – a joint venture between Live Nation and Frank Productions... Read more
Mark Cuban, Live Nation Announce Dallas’ Echo Lounge & Music Hall
Dallas Mavericks owner and billionaire Mark Cuban and Live Nation announced opening plans and a slate of shows for the Echo Lounge & Music Hall in Dallas. Located in the city’s design district, the club has capacity for approximately 1,000 and plans to bring in touring artists as well... Read more
Live Nation, Oak View Group Partner on New Arena in Brazil
Live Nation Entertainment, Oak View Group, and GL events are partnering to develop a new 20,000 seat arena in the city of São Paulo, Brazil, which is expected to break ground next year and open in 2024. The development will be located in the city’s ANHEMBI entertainment district, which... Read more
Jujamcyn Theaters Agree to Improve Accessibility After DOJ Lawsuit
Jujamcyn Theatres have agreed to make significant improvements to its five Broadway venues related to accessibility, settling a lawsuit filed by the Department of Justice in the Southern District of New York. The settlement occured on Tuesday, entered by U.S. District Judge Analisa Torress at the same time of... Read more
Live Nation Manager Says Company Has Laid Off 96 Percent of Staff
Live Nation Entertainment has laid off more than 96 percent of its staff amid the ongoing COVID pandemic, according to a letter from a regional manager in Connecticut. The manager, Michael Andrews, referenced the cuts in a letter to a Connecticut utility commission asking for forgiveness in over $1,000... Read more
Broadway Lauds Inclusion of “Save Our Stages” Funds in Proposed Stimulus
Broadway representatives applauded the most recent iteration of a new round of coronavirus stimulus from the government, at least as the democratically-controled House of Representatives has framed it. The Heroes Act introduced this week included $10 billion in grant money – known as the “Save Our Stages Act” designed... Read more
Completed Soccer Stadium Dedicated To Healthcare Workers
A newly-constructed soccer stadium is preparing to open with frontline workers in mind. Qatar’s Education City Stadium was revealed this week in a virtual presentation that saw its opening dedicated to healthcare workers battling the COVID-19 pandemic. The 40,000-seat stadium is the third soccer venue to be completed as... Read more