Industry Group Calls To End Moshing, Crowd Surfing When Gigs Return
Concerts might slowly be returning to the live event industry this summer – whether that be drive-in tours or socially-distant crowds – yet, one industry group is urging for crowd surfing and moshing to be banned. Steven Adelman and Jacob Worek of Event Safety Alliance published a 29-page guideline... Read more
Music Festival Pivots To Drive-In Style To Avoid Cancellation
As more and more festivals are postponing or cancelling their events this summer, one festival is taking a leap to save their celebration with a socially-distant replacement fest at a drive-in movie theater. In an attempt to save the live event industry amid the coronavirus pandemic, promoters are thinking... Read more
Missouri Coronavirus Plan to Allow Live Events Starting Monday
Announced this week, Missouri’s “Show Me Strong” coronavirus recovery plan will allow businesses in the state to re-open as of Monday May 4, and it allows effectively all business to resume – including live events and sports. Gov. Mike Parson’s plan allows local jurisdictions to keep more strict measures... Read more
Venue Renovations May Be Necessary To Safely Hold Sporting Events
In order to hold live events safely this year, the architect and engineering firm DLR Group says that venues may need to be renovated. The firm told CNBC that they have already inquired about adjusting stadium layouts for social distancing, at least for the short term. Don Barnum of... Read more