Tennessee Rolls Out New Guidelines For Concerts, Venues
Tennessee has announced new guidelines for concerts amid the coronavirus pandemic, allowing events with certain safety protocols in place. On the state’s website, it listed guidance for community events throughout the summer, including fairs, zoos, and fireworks displays, as well as larger attractions like sporting events and concerts. “These... Read more
Utah Protest Concert Aims To Happen In Different Location
A protest concert, which was slated to be held last weekend in Utah, is moving to a different town later this month due to coronavirus concerns. The concert was originally scheduled to take place in Kaysville on May 30, featuring a performance from country star Collin Raye. Republican Kaysville... Read more
New York Amphitheatre Cancels 2020 Concert Season
New York’s Constellation Brands-Marvin Sands Performing Arts Center has officially called-off its summer concert season amid the coronavirus pandemic. The concert venue, which is located in Hopewell, made the announcement this week, noting that they are revealing the news “with a heavy heart.” “We want to thank you for... Read more
Israel Concert Marks Largest Gathering Since Virus Hit
Live events have been ultimately halted across the globe due to the coronavirus pandemic as venues prepare how to slowly reopen to the public. However, over the weekend, Tel Aviv held the largest concert gathering since news of the virus broke earlier this year, packing 5,000 fans at a... Read more
Relaxed Social Distancing Decreases Death Toll In Sweden
As much of the world navigates the coronavirus pandemic, Sweden took an unconventional approach in tackling COVID-19. The country never officially entered lockdown and has allowed schools, restaurants and most businesses to stay open as usual. Even crowded places like nightclubs have kept operations going with the extent of... Read more
Utah Mayor Defies Regulations To Allow Local Concert
As music fans are eager to get back to concerts, artists have turned to livestream shows and drive-in movie theater concerts. However, one protest group is planning to go against the state’s rules and hold an outdoor concert later this month. Republican Kaysville Mayor Katie Witt – who is... Read more
Luke Bryan To Co-Host ‘A Salute To The Songwriters’ Benefit Concert
Country star Luke Bryan will co-host a special three-hour long radio benefit concert for the COVID-19 Relief Fund this weekend. The show, dubbed “A Salute To The Songwriters,” is set to take place this Saturday at 7 p.m. local time, presented by BMI and Cox Media Group, Alpha Media,... Read more
NBA Players Invited To Participate In COVID-19 Antibody Study
Researchers are still scrambling to gather information regarding a coronavirus vaccine and possible immunity by studying antibodies. The NBA may play a key part in the latter, as players and personnel across the league have been invited to take part in an antibody study conducted by the Mayo Clinic.... Read more
Researchers Find Promising Breakthrough In COVID-19 Treatment
Researchers are making strides in the race to find treatments for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). A new experimental drug called remdesivir has been found to improve the recovery time for those infected with the virus and may soon be be authorized by the Food and Drug Administration, per reports.... Read more
Report: Ticketmaster Furloughs Hundreds at Multiple Offices
Hundreds have been furloughed as part of cost-cutting measures put into place by Ticketmaster, surprising many who had been assured the company was trying hard to avoid cutting staff on multiple calls, according to Billboard. Multiple offices across North America will be impacted by the cuts to the Live... Read more