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Live Nation brings live events back to New Zealand in socially distanced series

Live Nation brings live music back to New Zealand beginning May 29, presenting the company’s first shows since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. The weekly series, titled “Together Again,” will bring a rotating billing of the region’s favorite acts to The Tuning Fork in Auckland. Those attending the debut performances will see a lineup […]

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Live Nation brings live events back to New Zealand in socially distanced series

Live Nation brings live music back to New Zealand beginning May 29, presenting the company’s first shows since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. The weekly series, titled “Together Again,” will bring a rotating billing of the region’s favorite acts to The Tuning Fork in Auckland. Those attending the debut performances will see a lineup […]

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Live Nation brings live events back to New Zealand in socially distanced series

Live Nation brings live music back to New Zealand beginning May 29, presenting the company’s first shows since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. The weekly series, titled “Together Again,” will bring a rotating billing of the region’s favorite acts to The Tuning Fork in Auckland. Those attending the debut performances will see a lineup […]

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Live Nation furloughs 20 percent of employees

With continued social distancing measures enforced around the country, Live Nation faces increasingly severe economic challenges in the COVID-19 era. The concert giant has now furloughed roughly 2,100 of its 10,500 employees. This comes as part of Live Nation’s plans to stay afloat during the pandemic, which was published in a statement on April 13. […]

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Corona taps Diplo and Dillon Francis for Cinco de Mayo livestream

Against the virus that took its name, Corona is proving victorious and doing its part to benefit those in need during the pandemic. To celebrate Cinco de Mayo, virtual powerhouse duo Diplo and Dillon Francis will be livestreaming a DJ set with some help from Corona and Live Nation. The former has pledged $1 for […]

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Corona taps Diplo and Dillon Francis for Cinco de Mayo livestream

Against the virus that took its name, Corona is proving victorious and doing its part to benefit those in need during the pandemic. To celebrate Cinco de Mayo, virtual powerhouse duo Diplo and Dillon Francis will be livestreaming a DJ set with some help from Corona and Live Nation. The former has pledged $1 for […]

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Corona taps Diplo and Dillon Francis for Cinco de Mayo livestream

Against the virus that took its name, Corona is proving victorious and doing its part to benefit those in need during the pandemic. To celebrate Cinco de Mayo, virtual powerhouse duo Diplo and Dillon Francis will be livestreaming a DJ set with some help from Corona and Live Nation. The former has pledged $1 for […]

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Lollapalooza to stream performances from across its 20-year history

One of the few positive things to come from the COVID-19 pandemic is the steady rise in streaming viability. Certainly, a live stream of a DJ set does not compare to being present, but there are also certain capabilities streaming reserves. One such example is traveling into the past, which is exactly what Lollapalooza will […]

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Lollapalooza to stream performances from across its 20-year history

One of the few positive things to come from the COVID-19 pandemic is the steady rise in streaming viability. Certainly, a live stream of a DJ set does not compare to being present, but there are also certain capabilities streaming reserves. One such example is traveling into the past, which is exactly what Lollapalooza will […]

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Saudia Arabia purchases $500 million stake in Live Nation

The Saudi Arabian government’s sovereign wealth fund has recently purchased approximately $500 million worth of stock from Live Nation, representing a 5.7 percent ownership of the company’s shares. The purchase was disclosed by the Saudi Public Investment Fund earlier this week, which amounts to an investment of 12,337,569 shares into the company and now marks […]

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Saudia Arabia purchases $500 million stake in Live Nation

The Saudi Arabian government’s sovereign wealth fund has recently purchased approximately $500 million worth of stock from Live Nation, representing a 5.7 percent ownership of the company’s shares. The purchase was disclosed by the Saudi Public Investment Fund earlier this week, which amounts to an investment of 12,337,569 shares into the company and now marks […]

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Saudia Arabia purchases $500 million stake in Live Nation

The Saudi Arabian government’s sovereign wealth fund has recently purchased approximately $500 million worth of stock from Live Nation, representing a 5.7 percent ownership of the company’s shares. The purchase was disclosed by the Saudi Public Investment Fund earlier this week, which amounts to an investment of 12,337,569 shares into the company and now marks […]

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Live Nation releases refund plan for canceled and rescheduled events

Recently, Live Nation has been the object of much criticism from customers as the ticketing giant—in many customers’ eyes—failed to provide an adequate refund plan amidst the thousands of COVID-19-related show cancellations. As of April 24, the company has released details regarding its refund policy for canceled and rescheduled events. Ticket-purchasers for Live Nation events […]

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Live Nation releases refund plan for canceled and rescheduled events

Recently, Live Nation has been the object of much criticism from customers as the ticketing giant—in many customers’ eyes—failed to provide an adequate refund plan amidst the thousands of COVID-19-related show cancellations. As of April 24, the company has released details regarding its refund policy for canceled and rescheduled events. Ticket-purchasers for Live Nation events […]

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Live Nation sparks ‘Crew Nation’ initiative to keep live music industry afloat

Live Nation has announced its Crew Nation fund, contributing up to $10 million towards the tour crew and industry professionals that, due to COVID-19, are unable to breathe life into the venues and festivals that we care most about. In cooperation with the Music Forward Foundation, Crew Nation aims to support live music’s unsung heroes […]

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Bonnaroo shifts to new fall dates amid COVID-19 fallout

Bonnaroo is picking up and replanting its flag in the fall amid the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak. With the CDC and government officials recommending gatherings of 10 people or less for a minimum of eight weeks, the festival’s summer dates, originally slated for June 11 – 14, are not feasible at this point. Instead, Bonnaroo will […]

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Bonnaroo shifts to new fall dates amid COVID-19 fallout

Bonnaroo is picking up and replanting its flag in the fall amid the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak. With the CDC and government officials recommending gatherings of 10 people or less for a minimum of eight weeks, the festival’s summer dates, originally slated for June 11 – 14, are not feasible at this point. Instead, Bonnaroo will […]

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Execs from Live Nation, AEG, CAA, WME, and more organize coalition, strategize against coronavirus threat to concerts

While they’re typically on opposite sides of the table negotiating against each other, the top dogs of the live entertainment industry have decided to call a temporary truce to combat the common enemy threatening their business: COVID-19. With cancellations of festivals and concerts across the globe, executives from the top two promoters—Live Nation and AEG—as […]

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Live Nation prepares to pause all tours as COVID-19 concerns grow

As COVID-19 concerns continue to expedite internationally, Live Nation is planning on pausing its touring shows. Announced early Thursday, March 12, the impending action will affect all Live Nation tours, domestic and international. The announcement comes on the heels of the entertainment conglomerate’s shocking stock plummet on Wednesday, March 11. Current touring arena shows will […]

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