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Live Nation Will Turn Concert Venues Into Polling Centers

With the election less than 50 days aways, Live Nation announced that it plans on converting its concert venues into polling centers in cities like Los Angeles,…
Daniel Kohn / September 16, 2020

Thanks to Live Nation, You May Soon Be “Attending” “Concerts” in Virtual Reality

Who doesn't love live music? The energy, the crowds, the feel of soft carpet on your toes, cat litter scent wafting up from the basement…
Andy Cush / September 30, 2016

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Live Nation CEO Michael Rapino Says Largescale U.S. Concerts Could ‘Start in Midsummer’

Based on conversations with governors in key U.S. states, Live Nation CEO Michael Rapino is optimistic that large-scale American concerts are closer than ever to…
Katherine Turman / February 26, 2021

Live Nation President Says Concerts Will Resume in Summer 2021

Following the cancellation of almost all large-scale shows in 2020 due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, live music fans have been hoping for some sign…
Daniel Kohn / December 9, 2020

Live Nation Boss Expects a ‘Robust Outdoor Summer Season’ in 2021

It's been doom and gloom for the concert (and basically, music) biz since the COVID-19 pandemic shut everything down. However, Live Nation CEO Michael Rapino…
Daniel Kohn / August 7, 2020

Serj Tankian Explores the Connection Between Music and Activism in New Doc

System of a Down's Serj Tankian has been known for bringing together the power of music and activism. And he will be able to really…
Emily Tan / June 25, 2020

Brad Paisley, Darius Rucker, Nelly to Play Live Nation’s First Drive-in Concert Series

When Live Nation stopped all tours back in March, fans and the live music industry wondered what would happen to concerts in 2020. Now, three…
Emily Tan / June 22, 2020

Live Nation Outlines Plan to Steadily Reopen Venues by End of 2021

If you've been anxiously awaiting when you could go back out and see some live music -- Missouri and Arkansas withstanding -- here's some hope.
Daniel Kohn / May 8, 2020

Live Nation Reveals Refund Plans for Postponed and Canceled Shows

A week after news trickled out that Live Nation would be offering refunds in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic to shows that have been…
Daniel Kohn / April 24, 2020

Live Nation to Stop All Tours Due to Coronavirus Concerns

With worries over the spread of coronavirus arise, Live Nation has officially put a stop to all tours -- domestic and international -- till the…
SPIN Staff / March 12, 2020

A$AP Rocky Is Playing a Show in Sweden After His Assault Conviction

A$AP Rocky will return to Sweden in December for the first time since his arrest and conviction on an assault charge in July, the Associated Press reports.
Maggie Serota / November 8, 2019

Sens. Blumenthal and Klobuchar Call on Justice Dept. to Investigate Ticketing Industry

Two Democratic U.S. senators are asking the Department of Justice to open an investigation into ticketing, saying they have "serious concerns that online ticket markets…
Dave Brooks, Billboard / August 27, 2019

Secretly Recorded Phone Call Offers Window Into How Live Nation Helped Metallica and Other Artists Place Tickets Directly on Resale Market

In February 2017, days before Metallica announced its WorldWired North American stadium tour, Live Nation president of U.S. concerts Bob Roux spoke by phone with…
Dave Brooks, Hannah Karp / July 19, 2019

A Star Is Born Producer Leaves Live Nation Following Abuse Allegations

Heather Parry, former head of Live Nation's film and television division, has left the company following a third party investigation into allegations that Parry bullied her employees and denigrated black people…
Tosten Burks / February 21, 2019

Live Nation’s Chicago Takeover Hits a Snag

Live Nation's attempt to control several live entertainment venues in a proposed $5 billion mixed-used development on Chicago's North Side has drawn protests from local club owners and their allies,…
Tosten Burks / January 15, 2019

Man Shot at Meek Mill Concert Drops Lawsuit Against Rapper

A man who was shot in the leg while leaving a 2016 Meek Mill concert in Wallingford, Connecticut dropped his lawsuit against Mill, Live Nation,…
Maggie Serota / January 2, 2019
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