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 Donates $1M To Black Lives Matter Campaign, Fans Match Pledge
K-Pop fans are uniting in support of the Black Lives Matter movement and have launched their own campaign, dubbed “One In An Army,” to match BTS’ donation. Last week, the K-pop powerhouse revealed that they donated $1 million toward the BLM movement, following the murder of George Floyd –... Read more
New York City Theaters Open Lobbies To Protesters
As venues and theaters throughout New York City remain closed due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, these concert spaces may serve a new purpose: welcoming spots for Black Lives Matter protesters. Last week, George Floyd – an unarmed black man – was murdered after being held to the ground... Read more
Country’s First Drive-In Music Festival Postponed Due To Protests
One of the country’s first drive-in music festivals, slated to take place in Orlando this weekend, has been postponed due to the nationwide Black Lives Matter protests. The drive-in festival, dubbed Road Rave, was slated to take place this Saturday, June 6 at The Central Florida Fairgrounds in Orlando.... Read more
Artists Speak Out, Donate To Black Lives Matter Movement
The live event industry joined forces yesterday for an initiative dubbed #TheShowMustBePaused as a part of Blackout Tuesday, but musicians are still speaking out and urging people to donate toward the Black Lives Matter movement. As a part of #TheShowMustBePaused, promoters, record labels, distributors, and executives across the industry... Read more
Live Nation, Music Industry Take Part In Blackout Tuesday Movement
Amid the civil unrest in the country following the death of George Floyd, some of the world’s major music companies are joining together for a movement dubbed #theshowmustbepaused to offer solidarity with the black community. Floyd, an unarmed black man, died last week after a white police officer held... Read more