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Dutch clubbers temporarily return to dance floors for COVID-19 study

On March 6, Amsterdam’s Ziggo Dome opened up to accommodate 1300 people for a COVID-19 study. As part of several government-backed research events, the live event aims to explore the risks of reopening venues and support advisers in making decisions on nightlife restrictions. As of now, all bars and restaurants in the Netherlands have been […]

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Live Nation outlines plans for triumphant return to live music

On February 25, Live Nation CEO Michael Rapino gave an optimistic update on the future of live music in 2021. The primary focus will be receiving government approval to operate live events at over 50% capacity. After obtaining the necessary legal permissions, Rapino estimates approximately three months are needed to rehire staff and rescale the […]

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Live Nation outlines plans for triumphant return to live music

On February 25, Live Nation CEO Michael Rapino gave an optimistic update on the future of live music in 2021. The primary focus will be receiving government approval to operate live events at over 50% capacity. After obtaining the necessary legal permissions, Rapino estimates approximately three months are needed to rehire staff and rescale the […]

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A step towards live events’ return—New York gears up for statewide festival

As vaccination distribution continues along, the highly discussed return of live events becomes increasingly within the grasps of reality. After announcing that venues could possibly open as soon as February in New York, Governor Cuomo now delivers on his word as the state of New York prepares itself for a newly minted statewide festival. The […]

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Live Nation president feels ‘very good’ about live events returning in 2021

What a tumultuous year for live music. As the COVID-19 pandemic swept across the globe this year, we were forced to examine just how fragile the live events industry actually is, and by association, how unsure the lives of live events professionals can be. Events the world over were forced to cancel, international touring came […]

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Live Nation revenue plummets 95 percent in third quarter of 2020

With the events scene approaching eight full months of limited activity, the absence of live music has been felt pervasively. Released November 5, Live Nation‘s latest earning report reflects the landscape accordingly, with the major player reporting a 95 percent drop in the third quarter of 2020 compared with the third quarter of 2019. The […]

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Live Nation revenue plummets 95 percent in third quarter of 2020

With the events scene approaching eight full months of limited activity, the absence of live music has been felt pervasively. Released November 5, Live Nation‘s latest earning report reflects the landscape accordingly, with the major player reporting a 95 percent drop in the third quarter of 2020 compared with the third quarter of 2019. The […]

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COVID-19 testing kit for live events developed by Austrian startup

A COVID-19 testing kit geared for live events has been developed by Austrian startup testFRWD. With the mission of accelerating the recovery and safe re-opening of the tourism and events sector, the company has launched the world’s first DIY gargling COVID-19 test kit, “specifically designed to enable pain-free, large-scale, and low-priced testing.” Company co-founder Veit-Ander […]

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COVID-19 testing kit for live events developed by Austrian startup

A COVID-19 testing kit geared for live events has been developed by Austrian startup testFRWD. With the mission of accelerating the recovery and safe re-opening of the tourism and events sector, the company has launched the world’s first DIY gargling COVID-19 test kit, “specifically designed to enable pain-free, large-scale, and low-priced testing.” Company co-founder Veit-Ander […]

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COVID-19 testing kit for live events developed by Austrian startup

A COVID-19 testing kit geared for live events has been developed by Austrian startup testFRWD. With the mission of accelerating the recovery and safe re-opening of the tourism and events sector, the company has launched the world’s first DIY gargling COVID-19 test kit, “specifically designed to enable pain-free, large-scale, and low-priced testing.” Company co-founder Veit-Ander […]

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Germany holds indoor concert experiment to study methods of COVID-19 spread, safety of socially-distanced shows

In July, German researchers announced that they would be conducting an experiment to track the spread of COVID-19 during indoor concerts and measure the effectiveness of socially-distanced concerts. The experiment, which was powered to support 4,000 total participants, took place on August 22 in Leipzig over the course of three separate concerts, and appears to […]

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Germany holds indoor concert experiment to study methods of COVID-19 spread, safety of socially-distanced shows

In July, German researchers announced that they would be conducting an experiment to track the spread of COVID-19 during indoor concerts and measure the effectiveness of socially-distanced concerts. The experiment, which was powered to support 4,000 total participants, took place on August 22 in Leipzig over the course of three separate concerts, and appears to […]

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Germany holds indoor concert experiment to study methods of COVID-19 spread, safety of socially-distanced shows

In July, German researchers announced that they would be conducting an experiment to track the spread of COVID-19 during indoor concerts and measure the effectiveness of socially-distanced concerts. The experiment, which was powered to support 4,000 total participants, took place on August 22 in Leipzig over the course of three separate concerts, and appears to […]

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Lollapalooza co-founder: live music events won’t return until ‘2022’

The question on every fan’s mind right now: when will I be able to attend concerts, festivals, and other types of live music events without restrictions? Lollapalooza co-founder, Marc Geiger, believes that date is much further off in the future than most expect. In a recent appearance on The Bob Lefsetz Podcast, Geiger stated that he doesn’t […]

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New survey claims 82% of concertgoers ready to return to live events

Since the music and live events industry effectively shuttered as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, both organizers and attendees have scrambled to adjust to the new normal imposed by socially distant measures. Now, a new survey conducted by Festicket confirms the collective itch of attendees to return to events. The festival platform surveyed over […]

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New survey claims 82% of concertgoers ready to return to live events

Since the music and live events industry effectively shuttered as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, both organizers and attendees have scrambled to adjust to the new normal imposed by socially distant measures. Now, a new survey conducted by Festicket confirms the collective itch of attendees to return to events. The festival platform surveyed over […]

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New survey claims 82% of concertgoers ready to return to live events

Since the music and live events industry effectively shuttered as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, both organizers and attendees have scrambled to adjust to the new normal imposed by socially distant measures. Now, a new survey conducted by Festicket confirms the collective itch of attendees to return to events. The festival platform surveyed over […]

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Italy will reopen for live music events starting June

One of the countries hit hardest by the COVID-19 pandemic, Italy has initiated its plan to reopen restaurants, bars, and events. The announcement follows the trajectory of other areas such as New Zealand, Berlin, Spain, and more in slowly reintegrating live events as coronavirus cases continue to diminish. Italy’s lifting of lockdown restrictions has already […]

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Health official to The New York Times on the return of concerts: ‘Realistically we’re talking fall 2021 at the earliest’

The time might be now to mentally prepare for a year or more sans raving. Zeke Emmanuel, a director of the Healthcare Transformation Institute at the University of Pennsylvania among his other professional credits, proferred a grim prediction to The New York Times when questioned about the return to normal life after the curren coronavirus-fueled […]

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Health official to The New York Times on the return of concerts: ‘Realistically we’re talking fall 2021 at the earliest’

The time might be now to mentally prepare for a year or more sans raving. Zeke Emmanuel, a director of the Healthcare Transformation Institute at the University of Pennsylvania among his other professional credits, proferred a grim prediction to The New York Times when questioned about the return to normal life after the curren coronavirus-fueled […]

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