Coachella 2020 canceled, may not be back till fall 2021
Coachella 2020 probably getting cancelled; organizers reportedly asking acts to play in 20…
'Bloomberg' reports that ”people familiar with the matter” say the festival is asking this year's acts to rescheduled for 2021.
“Live Performance Producers Are Giving Up on 2020,” New York Times says
While we've already see a socially distanced Arkansas show and drive-in concerts and festivals, it seems a return to large, crowded events like full-scale festivals, arena shows, or even packed club shows are still a ways away.
AEG to offer 30-day window on ticket refunds for coronavirus-rescheduled events
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.
Mannequin Pussy issue statement on why they’re playing Coachella
”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.
“Bumbershoot will return,” organizers say, after AEG pulls out of festival
”We are currently working with the City of Seattle and Seattle Center, to create a new model for Bumbershoot,” organizers One Reel say in a statement.
AEG files lawsuit against Danny Wimmer for “stealing” Rock on the Range & Carolina Rebelli…
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..…
Bowery Presents acquires Philly’s Electric Factory, renaming it
The Philly venue has temporarily been renamed ”North Seventh,” while its new owners Bowery Presents crowdsource a new permanent name.
Firefly Festival sold to AEG; 2019 dates announced
The festival, which usually happens Father's Day Weekend, was pushed back one week for 2019 (to accommodate for Bonnaroo moving to Father's Day Weekend).