”Every day we seem to have a new state or country talking about when they’ll open up, so we’re feeling more optimistic than we were a month ago,” Live Nation CEO Michael Rapino said in a recent earnings call.
”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.”
Billie Eilish, Mavis Staples, Fleet Foxes, Brittany Howard, Tyler Childers, The Decemberists, My Morning Jacket and other artists have also customized Yeti coolers as part of an online auction that's raising money for live music workers affected by the COVID pandemic...
”It’s our expectation in general that we’ll be able to get back to have full-capacity shows, that we won’t need social distancing—certainly outdoors—by next summer,” Joe Berchtold said in a recent interview.