Governors Ball responds to accusations of guards using excessive force ++ more pictures
Madison Square Garden partnering with fingerprint and iris recognition service
Madison Square Garden has been using facial recognition technology for security purposes, and they're getting ready to expand their identity recognition arsenal beyond that, too.
Miami Police putting spotlight on nearby high-rises during Ultra Music Festival
In the wake of the tragic shooting at Las Vegas music festival Route 91 Harvest Fest last year, where the shooter committed the horrific act from his hotel room window, Miami Police have expanded their security plan for this weekend's Ultra Music Festival.
Sasquatch Fest & all Live Nation events on heightened security
Specifically, no bags or backpacks will be permitted into the venue, except for small personal bags or purses (12" x 12" x 6" max) or clear 1 gallon bags. Other Live Nation festivals include NYC's Governors Ball, Bonnaroo, The Meadows, ACL Fest, and Lollapalooza.
Webster Hall issues statement after rapper Skate Maloley alleges security assaulted him (watch the video)
An altercation went down last night (2/20) in the Marlin Room of NYC's Webster Hall between the security guard and the show's headliner, rapper/singer Skate Malo...
Foxygen climbing spree spurs security dust-up at Solid Sound Fest; band announces fall tour dates
"Climbin'" Sam France of Foxygen, Firefly Fest 2012 (more by Dana Yavin) Foxygen's Sam France is a wildcard frontman, prone to funny anecdotes, nonsequeitors and the occasional outburst, fully diving into his performance...
Village Voice issues statement regarding 4Knots Music Festival After-Party
Beekman Beer Garden Saturday night (more by Chris La Putt) The Village Voice just issued this statement:"The Village Voice is aware of the complaints about the aggressive nature of the security guards/bouncers at the 4Knots Music Festival After-Party and is taking them very seriously...
things got wild at Beekman Black Lips show, fans roughed up by security (pics & video)
and Chris La Putt "Security couldn't handle this shit! Black Lips fuckin killed it!!!" - Kyle Cameron "Black Lips was fun. We tore down the barrier......
Tyler the Creator kicked out of Coachella Saturday (luckily Odd Future played on Friday)
Odd Future 'Wettn Bitches Up' @ Coachella Saturday About an hour after Tyler the Creator proclaimed that they were 'strapped at Coachella' on Saturday, someone tweeted that they "Just witnessed @fucktyler cuss out a security guard & spray him in the face w/ a watergun...
Gang Gang Dance drummer says he was attacked by security guards at Belgium’s Pukkelpop Festival
Jesse of GGD @ WBAR-B-Q in April (more by Zach Dilgard)"On Saturday night at Pukkelpop as the festival was coming to a close Jesse was singled out and attacked by three security guards as he was attempting to walk to the artist backstage area to get the shuttle to the hotel...