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
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
Hundreds of Astroworld Lawsuits Bundled into Single Massive Case
Nearly 400 lawsuits against Travis Scott, Live Nation Entertainment, and other entities involved with the Astroworld Festival in Houston have been combined into a single action. The consolidation, which was requested in December, was formally approved by the Texas Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation on January 26. The combined... Read more
Live Nation Addresses Security Worries as WWWY Sells Out, Adds Date
Live Nation Entertainment issued a statement intended at calming fan concerns over the security at its events, following widespread questions about the upcoming When We Were Young festival in Las Vegas, after some realized that the company running the event is the same one that has drawn major criticism... Read more
Live Nation Gets Astroworld Congressional Hearing Delayed to February
Live Nation Entertainment has asked for, and received, more time to prepare its response to questions posed by the House Committee on Oversight and Reform regarding what happened at Astroworld in November. The entertainment giant had initially been expected to respond to those questions by January 7 with a... Read more
Legislators Launch Bipartisan Investigation of Live Nation and Astroworld
The House Committee on Oversight and Reform has opened an inquiry into Live Nation Entertainment and its role in the Astroworld Festival tragedy in November. They have asked for answers to specific questions by early January with plans for a briefing to be held on January 12, 2022. A... Read more
Live Nation Accused of “Delay Tactics” by Astroworld Plantiffs
A lawyer representing more than 1,500 concertgoers for the Astroworld Festival has accused Live Nation of “delay tactics” in the complex legal proceedings surrounding the tragedy which saw ten die and hundreds of others injured in a crowd crush at NRG Park in Houston. Brett Coon of Brent Coon... Read more
In Filings, Live Nation, Travis Scott Deny Responsibility for Astroworld
In their first responses to the flurry of lawsuits filed in the wake of last month’s tragedy at Astroworld, Live Nation Entertainment and its subsidiary Scoremore, Houston’s Harris County Sports and Convention Corporation (HCSC) and Travis Scott have all denied any responsibility for what happened in Houston. Scott’s representatives... Read more
Motion Filed to Consolidate Hundreds of Astroworld Lawsuits
A motion has been filed that could lead to the consolidation of hundreds of lawsuits related to the Astroworld tragedy, according to multiple reports. The merging of the lawsuits, which generally have similar causes of action and facts related, would drastically reduce the amount of legal work involved in... Read more