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
Canadian Performing Arts Venues Hit With More Layoffs
TO Live, the Canadian agency that operates various arts venues, announced multiple layoffs amid widespread cancellations due to the coronavirus pandemic. Already, 480 unionized, part-time, and casual staff employees were laid off or placed on temporary leave, and now, an addition 115 full-time positions have been affected, according to... Read more
Completed Soccer Stadium Dedicated To Healthcare Workers
A newly-constructed soccer stadium is preparing to open with frontline workers in mind. Qatar’s Education City Stadium was revealed this week in a virtual presentation that saw its opening dedicated to healthcare workers battling the COVID-19 pandemic. The 40,000-seat stadium is the third soccer venue to be completed as... Read more
Health Experts Caution Risks Of Texas’ 50% Stadium Capacity
Football stadiums throughout Texas have been cleared to fill the stands up to 50 percent their capacity by Republican Gov. Greg Abbott. However, health experts monitoring the coronavirus pandemic are not convinced that venues should follow the order and admit that many fans this fall. The decision on admitting... Read more
Nation’s First Convention Center Events Planned Following Closures
Orlando’s Orange County Convention Center announced that it will reopen to events this weekend. The Center will open its doors to host the 47th Amateur Athletic Union Junior National Volleyball Championships this Sunday, July 14. The event will take place over 12 days with four days of competition per... Read more
Pittsburgh’s PPG Paints Arena To Hold Drive-In Graduation Ceremonies
Graduating seniors of Pittsburgh Public Schools may not have the commencement ceremonies they thought they would, but will still be able to celebrate with their fellow classmates thanks to PPG Paints Arena. The arena will host nine schools’ graduation ceremonies as a drive-in concept, allowing students to watch the... 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
SoFi Stadium Construction Halted Following Worker’s Death
The Los Angeles Rams’ soon-to-be SoFi Stadium  has halted construction after a worker died Friday morning in a falling accident while working on a section of the roof, the Los Angeles Times reports. According to the Times, a person who was briefed on the incident said the worker fell... Read more
Texas Governor Allows 50 Percent Fan Capacity At Sports Games
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has proclaimed that outdoor stadiums can now admit up to 50 percent of their total capacity for sports games as part of the state’s third phase of reopening its economy. Abbott was among the first U.S. governors to give the green light for professional sports... 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