Source: Kevin Rawls / Radio One Digital Concerts are one of the main events people have been missing during this year’s COVID-19 pandemic. Movie theaters are a close second, but going to festival after festival with your friends and seeing your favorite artists is by far number 1. With the way 2020 has been going, … Read moreTicketmaster Will Reportedly Require Negative COVID Test & Vaccine To Attend Concerts Post-Pandemic
Source: Kanye West Purchases Second City In Wyoming To Bring Yeezy Production / Kanye West Purchases Second City In Wyoming To Bring Yeezy Production To The US Kanye West is fresh off his presidential run, which ended with a loss for him, but sets him up with enough time for another shot in 2024. From … Read moreKanye West Sued For $1 Million Over Alleged Unpaid Wages From His Opera
The PPP loan follows mass lay-offs, furloughs and salary cuts for TIDAL and Roc Nation. Malibu Entertainment, a company that has been linked to JAY-Z’s TIDAL reportedly accepted federal government loans for COVID-19 relief. According to a Variety report, the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans were between $2 million and $5 million, the exact amount … Read moreMedia Company With Ties to JAY-Z’s TIDAL Accepted $2 Million For COVID-19…
Source: Live Nation Entertainment The group plans to test these tactics at a show in Arkansas on May 15. Back in March, Live Nation suspended its future concerts for the foreseeable future. Next weekend, the company will attempt to start the process of recovery. Yahoo Finance reports that the company will test out new … Read morePost-COVID-19 Live Nation Concerts Will Include “Fan Pods,” 229-Person Attendance Limit
Graphic by Taron Joyner for Okayplayer.com COVID-19 has ripped the touring industry open, putting hundreds of Black professionals out of work and exposing the interconnectivity required to make a single show. Now Black creatives and professionals are forced to adapt. When Ari Lennox, Baby Rose, and Rapsody needed to cancel their respective shows across … Read moreIn a COVID-19 World, What’s the Future for Black Unsung Heroes Who Make Tours Happen?
Photo Credit: Shaughn Cooper for Okayplayer The group called on Congress to expand protections of two separate acts. On Tuesday, Billboard obtained a memorandum from a coalition of concert promoters dealing with the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. The group, which features major organizers like Live Nation and The Broadway League, is asking Congress for assistance. … Read moreLive Nation Leads Coalition of Concert Promoters Requesting Federal Aid for Lost Show Revenue
Source: Live Nation Entertainment The announcements will affect Billie Eilish, Post Malone, Cher, and more. Amidst growing concerns over the coronavirus pandemic, Live Nation is planning to cancel its upcoming shows. The company told employees that it will be postponing current touring shows through the end of the month. Additionally, Live Nation is advising … Read moreLive Nation to Pause All Scheduled Events Due to Coronavirus Pandemic