Several Fans Killed In Stampede During Algerian Rap Concert
Thousands of people gathered for a rap concert in Algeria last night, but when the crowd pushed through the entrance to the stadium, a handful of fans died in a stampede. The concert took place Thursday night in the Algerian capital, Algiers. More than 30,000 people were in attendance... Read more
Ariana Grande’s London Gig To Have ‘Airport-Like’ Security
Ariana Grande is stopping at London’s O2 Arena on her Sweetener World Tour next month, but following the Manchester bombing in 2017, security is already in the planning stages. During the upcoming concert, fans are only allowed to bring in one clear bag made of “clear plastic, vinyl, or... Read more
Judge Blocks Refunds for Lil Wayne Concert
Since Lil Wayne failed to perform his scheduled set at the University of South Carolina’s Fall Ball on September 30 at Colonial Life Arena, there has been continual back-and-forth between the concert’s promoters and the venue as to whether or not refunds would be issued. Now, according to local... Read more
The Future of Concert Safety and Security, Post-Vegas
Before the dust settled, before the grief started to subside after the tragic killing of 58 concert-goers in Las Vegas earlier this month, conversations around security and safety had already begun. Some called this insensitive; many call it imperative. As centers for entertainment have had their status as “soft... Read more