Great White Apologizes After ND Show Lacking Social Distancing
Rock band Great White issued an apology after outcry that followed a concert in Dickinson, North Dakota in front of a crowd that failed to wear masks or follow social distancing protocols on Thursday. The band indicated that plans were to have the crowd follow government guidelines, but once... Read more
Jamey Johnson Schedules Mississippi Concert
For the first time since the coronavirus pandemic took over the nation, the Mississippi Coast Coliseum will host a concert by country music artist Jamey Johnson. The show is slated to take place on July 18 on the front lawn of the Coliseum with country’s Cole Jones opening the... Read more
Majority Of Fans Ready To Return To Live Events, Survey Finds
A new survey shows that despite the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, a majority of fans are willing to return to live events with certain social distancing protocols in place. According to the Atlanta-based mobile ticketing app Experience, the study showed that nearly 55% of fans are ready to return to... Read more
NASCAR All-Star Race Could See Largest Attendance In Sports Amid Virus
Update (as of June 16, 2020): In order to purchase tickets to the NASCAR All-Star race, fans must first sign a waiver. You can view the “notice of risk and policies” here. – NASCAR is set to host its annual All-Star race this summer, with up to 30,000 fans... Read more
Music Festival Organizers Sue Ohio Health Experts
Two festival organizers are suing Ohio health experts for enforcing a statewide ban on concerts amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Organizers of Ohio’s Bellwether Music Festival and Country Fest filed the federal lawsuit against Dr. Amy Acton and two county health departments on Thursday in the Southern District of... 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
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
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
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
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