Katy Perry, Black Eyed Peas To Headline ‘Rock The Vote’ Event
Pop superstar Katy Perry will host this year’s first Rock The Vote livestream event, a part of its Democracy Summer Campaign, alongside hip-hop powerhouse Black Eyed Peas. The two-hour virtual event will take place this Thursday, June 18 at 8:00 p.m. ET, co-hosted by Logan Browning and Rosario Dawson.... Read more
Health Experts Reveal Timeline For Return To Mass Gatherings
The live event industry is ultimately halted for the time being, with thousands of festivals and concerts postponed or cancelled throughout the remainder of 2020. While different industry experts have varying opinions on the return of mass gatherings, several epidemiologists have other predictions. The New York Times asked over... Read more
Garth Brooks Announces Concert To Broadcast At Drive-In Theaters
Garth Brooks is the latest artist to pivot towards the drive-in concert concept, with a twist. The country superstar announced that he will headline a June 27 concert which will be broadcast at 300 drive-in movie theaters across North America. Brooks appeared on Good Morning America Thursday to offer... Read more
Tommy Lee Talks Details Of Motley Crue’s Postponed Stadium Tour
Motley Crue fans will have to wait another year to see the rock icons on their stadium tour with Def Leppard, Poison, and Joan Jett, but drummer Tommy Lee says the trek will be worth the wait. Last week, the group announced a postponement after months-long anticipation. The tour,... Read more
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
Houston’s Minute Maid Park To Host Drive-In Music Festival
Houston’s Minute Maid Park is unusually quiet this summer while the MLB season remains a question mark and countless concert performances have been called off. But the ballpark will soon be bustling again with a drive-in music festival planned on the grounds. The multi-stage festival, dubbed Metamorphosis, will take... Read more
Country Thunder Cancels 2020 Festivals In Wisconsin, Canada
A pair of Country Thunder festival dates are the latest casualty amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The annual music festival – which presents shows in six North American cities each summer – has called off its planned weekends in Wisconsin and Saskatchewan, Canada and rescheduled each bash for 2021.... 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
Live Nation Staging Socially Distant Shows As European Restrictions Lift
Amid widespread cancellations across the industry due to the coronavirus pandemic, Live Nation is working to hold reduced-capacity shows in order to keep the spirit of concerts alive. In the U.S., the entertainment giant is working toward holding drive-in movie theater concerts and festivals, and now, in Europe, the... 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