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Live Nation will require full vaccinations or negative covid tests for all artists, employees, and attendees at all Live Nation events

Posted by on August 16, 2021

  Live Nation has announced their new health and safety protocols regarding all Live Nation events. This new policy will go into effect on Monday, October 4th. Live Nation will now require proof of vaccination or negative covid test within days of the event for admittance. This applies to all artists, employees and attendees of […]

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Live Nation and Veeps join together to equip 60+ venues for Livestreaming

Posted by on April 14, 2021

  Live entertainment company Live Nation Entertainment and artist-first livestream platform Veeps have teamed up to equip more than 60 venues in the United States for turnkey livestreaming. This new deal would give artists the ability to turn their live shows into livestreaming events at the flip of a switch.  Venues of all sizes, many […]

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Live Nation offering up venues as polling places

Posted by on September 18, 2020

    With an important national election just around the corner, Live Nation is attempting to do its part in making it easier for people to vote. This includes offering up a handful of their venues as polling places, as well as giving employees paid time off to vote and partnering with organizations that are […]

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Live Nation revenue down 98% due to pandemic

Posted by on August 6, 2020

  Concert promoter Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. has released their financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2020. The company revealed a net revenue of $74.1 million — 98% lower than the $3.16 billion the prior year — and an adjusted operating loss of $431.9 million. Live Nation released a statement weighing in on […]

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Live Nation Makes Changes to Artist Agreement

Posted by on June 19, 2020

    Event promoter Live Nation has announced that they will be making sweeping changes to their artist agreement for the 2021 concert season.  A memo was sent out to talent agencies Wednesday (17) with the new measures, which affect how artists get paid, as well as shifting some of the financial burdens typically placed […]

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Live Nation Furloughs 20% of Staff

Posted by on May 20, 2020

  Concert promoter Live Nation revealed Tuesday (19) that the company has furloughed 20% of their workforce. Affecting roughly 2,100 people, furloughed staffers will still have their company health insurance, but will not have a paycheck to go with it. Live Nation had started furloughing staffers at Ticketmaster in April as part of $600 million […]

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Live Nation CEO lays out plans for restarting concert industry

Posted by on May 11, 2020

  Live Nation held their first-quarter earnings call on Thursday (7), which found CEO Michael Rapino discussing the company’s finances for the months of January through March, as well as looking into the future of the ticketing industry.  The big topic of discussion was how the company was going to handle the aftermath of the […]

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Live Nation announces refund plan for postponed shows

Posted by on April 28, 2020

  Concert giant Live Nation has announced a plan to give customers a refund for their cancelled and postponed shows.  The company launched their Ticket Relief program on Monday (27), laying out what options customers have for their cancelled, postponed and rescheduled shows. For shows that were fully cancelled, customers will receive their refunds without […]

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Live Nation has launched a new fund for live music crews

Posted by on April 2, 2020

Live Nation has launched the The Crew Nation, which is intended to help support live music crews (managers, riggers, sound engineers, etc) who are left struggling due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Music Forward Foundation will be in charge of selecting recipients but the employees of Live Nation will not be eligible to receive funding. The Crew Nation […]

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Live Nation planning to pause all tours due to coronavirus pandemic

Posted by on March 12, 2020

  Our next update will most likely show that most tours for the first half of the year will either be cancelled or remain in question until this coronavirus pandemic miraculously settles down. Billboard reports, Live Nation is planning to pause all touring, instructing all acts to return home both domestically and internationally. Events starting […]

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