California Venue Plots Return Of Live Music Amid Virus
California’s Fantasy Springs Resort Casino will open its doors to the public yet again amid the coronavirus pandemic starting this coming weekend. The Resort, located in Indio, will feature concerts throughout the summer and announced a lineup throughout August 1. Artists set to take the stage include The Eagles,... Read more
Michigan Promoters Optimistic For Fall Return Of Events
The summer concert and festival season has been thwarted by the coronavirus pandemic, but promoters in Michigan are growing optimistic that the industry can return in some capacity this fall. Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer called for a committee of over 100 players in the live events and entertainment industry... Read more
Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit Reschedule Summer Tour
Singer-songwriter Jason Isbell and his backing group The 400 Unit are looking ahead to next year after the coronavirus pandemic thwarted their 2020 touring plans. The Americana outfit was set to hit the road in May following the release of their latest album Reunions. Their ambitious touring schedule featured... Read more
TicketSource Launches Social Distancing Feature
Amid the coronavirus pandemic, concerts are slowly popping-up across the globe, but with several safety protocols in-place. TicketSource, the UK-based online ticketing platform, just launched a new social distancing feature for seating plans. This new feature, which is reportedly thought to be a world-first for any ticketing platform, will... Read more
Minnesota United Hold Concert Supporting George Floyd Memorial Fund
Nearly two weeks after the murder of George Floyd sparked widespread protests in Minneapolis and cities across the country, Minnesota United FC hosted a benefit concert promoting healing within the community. Minnesota United welcomed Minnesota native Charlie Parr to an empty Allianz Field on Sunday, June 7 for a... Read more
Socially Distant Show Planned As Florida Concert Halls Reopen
Florida concert venue Ruth Eckerd Hall will host one of the state’s first socially distant shows as more restrictions on gatherings are lifted. Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis announced this week that Florida – with the exceptions of Palm Beach, Broward and Miami-Dade counties – will enter Phase 2 of... Read more
Garth Brooks Postpones Cincinnati Stadium Show
COVID-19 has forced Garth Brooks to postpone his Cincinnati stop on The Stadium Tour for a second time. Brooks was originally supposed to bring his latest tour to Paul Brown Stadium on May 16 before the show was pushed six weeks back to June 27. The singer’s Charlotte concert... Read more
Alan Jackson’s Alabama Drive-In Concerts Postponed
Alan Jackson will launch his “Small Town Drive-In” concert series a week later than planned. The country star was slated to take over sprawling fields in Alabama for socially distant drive-in shows this weekend, however, potential weather threats from Tropical Storm Cristobal have forced organizers to reschedule the gigs.... Read more
Industry Expert: Live Events Present Challenges But Will Return
In the age of the coronavirus, live events have been severely impacted not only in the short-term but possibly the long-term as well. Despite a myriad of new and unprecedented challenges, one industry expert is confident that a full return is possible with some extra care and safety considerations.... Read more
Digital KCON Music Festival Announces Livestream Lineup
This year’s Los Angeles-based Korean music and culture festival KCON was called-off due to the coronavirus pandemic, but now, K-pop fans can tune in to a special digital version of the fest. Originally, KCON was set to take place from August 27 to 30 in Los Angeles, as well... Read more