David Lee Roth Cancels Las Vegas “Retirement” Residency Shows
David Lee Roth has reportedly called off a series of planned “retirement” performances in Las Vegas over COVID-19 concerns. The singer, who is 67, told the Las Vegas Review Journal that he would be performing a final run of shows in late 2021 and early 2022 before “hanging up... Read more
Carlos Santana Announces Blessings and Miracles Tour for 2022
Carlos Santana will be on the road again in 2022, announcing his Blessings and Miracles tour on Monday. The 15-date run will kick off in March and run through mid-April. Tickets for Santana’s Blessings and Miracles Tour are on sale to the general public on Friday, December 10. Prior... Read more
Live Nation Venues Among Targets of Florida Officials Over Mandates
A large number of live entertainment spaces in Florida have found themselves targeted by the Florida Department of Health for potential fines, according to numerous reports. The venues are among hundreds of private entities that state officials say are in violation of the state’s ban on vaccine passports, which... Read more
Live Nation Furloughs Hundreds in Latest Round of Cuts
Recently reported cuts at Cleveland’s House of Blues location appear to have just been the tip of the iceberg, as hundreds have reportedly been furloughed by Live Nation Entertainment as the governmental restrictions on live events continue across the globe. The Wiltern in Los Angeles lost nearly 700 positions,... Read more
Live Nation Extends Furlough of 76 House of Blues Cleveland Employees
As the wait for clearance for live events to return at anything resembling “normal” levels continues, Live Nation has informed 76 employees at House of Blues in Cleveland that their furlough period has been extended, per a Worker Adjustment and Retraining (WARN) filing unearthed by Cleveland.com. The venue has... Read more
Live Nation Execs To Join Music Forward Foundation Board
Two Ticketmaster/Live Nation executives have been elected to The House of Blues Music Forward Foundation’s board of directors. Today, the foundation revealed that the Senior Vice President of Talent for Live Nation U.S. Concerts, Emily Simonitsch, and the chairman of Ticketmaster Canada and Executive Vice President of Venues and... Read more
Dropkick Murphys Reveal 2019 St. Patrick’s Day Tour
Celtic-punk band Dropkick Murphys have announced a 22-date tour next year leading up to St. Patrick’s Day in their hometown of Boston, Massachusetts. The outing kicks-off on February 17 in Poughkeepsie, New York, followed by shows in cities like Toronto, Dallas, Miami Beach, Myrtle Beach, and Lancaster. They will... Read more