”Live events is one of the best prepared, best equipped, most experienced industries in America to manage and control large crowds in a rapid, organized fashion,” a letter to President Biden reads. ”Moving people in, out, and around a public gathering space swiftly and safely is the foundation of our industry.”
The 30-day window will begin May 1 and will only be available for shows that have already announced rescheduled dates. If something has just been ”postponed” with no new date, ticket holders will will get 30 days to request a refund once the new date has been announced.
”The network of what AEG owns makes it close to impossible to do a mass boycott of all venues/festivals which are tied to” AEG owner Philip Anshutz, who is known to donate to anti-LGBT and other right wing causes.
Danny Wimmer recently announced the Sonic Temple (which replaces Rock on the Range) and Epicenter (which replaces Carolina Rebellion) festivals. Rock on the Range and Carolina Rebellion were co-owned by Wimmer and AEG, who have filed a lawsuit against him for ”stealing” the festivals...