Healthcare Official Offers Insight Into Return Of Large Events
Festivals and concerts have been postponed or rescheduled across the globe due to concerns over the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The live event industry has taken a huge loss in revenue during this trying time, and one expert predicts that the industry will not fully resume until fall 2021. According... Read more
Chinese Pro Baseball Team To Resume With Faux Crowds
To ensure fan safety and resemble normalcy when their baseball season resumes, the Rakuten Monkeys are taking a creative approach. The Taiwanese team, which competes in the Chinese Professional Baseball League, will return to the diamond April 11 with hundreds of robotic mannequins in the stands. Some 500 faux... Read more
Virus Plateau Nearing In Hardest Hit Areas Across U.S.
While coronavirus has taken its toll on the globe over the past few weeks, the virus seems to be plateauing in some of the hardest-hit cities in the U.S. New York City announced a record death toll and hospitals are struggling to save thousands of lives, however, Governor Andrew... Read more
Tokyo 2020 Olympic Organizers Reveal Official Rescheduled Dates
Last week, the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games became the largest sporting event to be postponed due to the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Now, organizers revealed rescheduled dates in 2021. The games will officially kick-off on July 23 and run through August 8, 2021. The Paralympics will follow on August... Read more
Covid-19 Annualized Death Rate Passes 1 Million
As western countries continue to struggle to slow the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic, Thursday saw a reported 2,783 deaths worldwide attributed to the virus, making the Covid-19 annualized death rate over 1 million – 1,015,795 to be exact. Or, slightly more than 1,018,000 if you account for 2020... Read more
Viberate Tracks Cancelled Festivals Amid Pandemic
During the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, festivalgoers are in limbo. They’re left wondering: is the festival postponed or cancelled? Will we receive refunds? Viberate has put together a free service that helps music fans track the status of their favorite festivals this year. The Slovenia-based music data company Viberate... Read more
Harry Styles Pushes Back First Leg Of Love On Tour
After remaining quiet for a few weeks, popstar Harry Styles revealed that he will push back the start to “Love On Tour.” The first leg of the tour was slated to kick-off in Birmingham, England on April 15. From there, he was set to perform across Europe, hitting cities... Read more
Live Nation, AEG Among Promoters To Release Statement Amid Virus
Some of the world’s largest live entertainment promoters have come together to release a joint statement regarding the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. A global task force has come together to drive strategic support and find a common direction that will best interest artists and fans. The last force includes:... Read more
Japanese Pro Baseball Season Halted Amid Coronavirus
As Japan continues to deal with the global coronavirus outbreak, officials have postponed the start of the country’s Nippon Professional Baseball league. The news comes after the league’s 12 teams carried out their preseason games with no fans in attendance over fears of the virus’ spread. “We can’t play... Read more
Miley Cyrus Australian Bushfire Relief Concert Canceled
Another global event has been canceled due to the coronavirus. Miley Cyrus announced she was pulling out of a March 13 benefit concert for Austrlian bushfire relief. As a result of losing its headliner, organizers scrapped the event entirely. World Tour Bushfire Relief was slated to take over Melbourne’s... Read more