Concert Industry Faces Up To $9 Billion Loss From Pandemic
Concerts and festivals across the globe continue to be postponed or cancelled due to the novel coronavirus pandemic. No one sees an end in sight, and that means the concert industry is going to see a huge decline in revenue. On Friday, the research firm and trade publication Pollstar... Read more
NFL’s Top Doctor Outlines Conditions Needed To Begin Season
NFL officials and even President Trump have remained hopeful that the league can get its 2020 season underway on schedule. But Dr. Allen Sills, the NFL’s chief medical officer, is now offering his take on how that timely goal can be achieved. Sills revealed to NFL.com that certain health... Read more
Cincinnati’s Bunbury Music Festival Cancelled Over Virus Concerns
Cincinnati’s Bunbury Music Festival has been cancelled as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. The eclectic bash was scheduled to take over the city June 5-7 with headlining performances from Twenty One Pilots, Marshmello and The Avett Brothers. PromoWest Productions, which organizes the festival, revealed that ongoing developments regarding the... Read more
MLB Reportedly Considering May Start In Arizona Ballparks
While MLB is currently halted due to concerns over the coronavirus pandemic, the league is considering a new idea: putting all 30 teams in the Phoenix area and playing empty ballparks. The potential plan was discussed Monday by the league along with the players’ association, The Associated Press reports.... Read more
Updating List Of Every COVID-19 Cancellation And Postponement
The ongoing coronavirus pandemic has been detrimental to several facets of life, but perhaps most impactful on the live event industry. As public health authorities urge residents to limit group gatherings to curb the spread of the virus, hundreds of events around the country have been forced to cancel... Read more
NBA Commissioner To Delay Making League Decision Until May
The NBA has had its operations fully suspended since mid-March. Now, the league will remain in limbo for the entirety of April. Speaking with sportscaster Ernie Johnson, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver informed the public that he will not present any formal decisions regarding the season’s status until at least... Read more
Lady Gaga Curates All-Star Lineup For COVID-19 Relief Concert
As the world is surrounded by ongoing fears of coronavirus, Global Citizen and the World Health Organization have organized a livestream to benefit COVID-19 victims with a star-studded lineup curated by Lady Gaga. One World: Together at Home is slated to air on TV and livestream online April 18th... Read more
NBA Reportedly Looking Into Option Of Cancelled Season
The NBA was the first major sports league to suspend its season upon the early spread of COVID-19 in the U.S. Now, it might be the first league to call off the season entirely. Per ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, the optimism league officials went into hiatus with is beginning to... Read more
Gwen Stefani Gives Update On Las Vegas Residency Schedule
Popstar Gwen Stefani gave an update on her ongoing Las Vegas residency ‘Just A Girl’ this weekend. Stefani revealed that the final leg of her residency in Sin City, which was supposed to run for eight more shows throughout May, have been cancelled due to concerns over the ongoing... Read more
SF Giants Executives Supply Additional Funds For Stadium Workers
San Francisco Giants CEO Larry Baer revealed that he will set aside an additional $700,000 for stadium workers while baseball season is halted due to coronavirus concerns. Already, the MLB announced that each team will give $1 million to workers who depend on the income generated during games throughout... Read more