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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

Live Nation Executive Heather Parry Put on Leave Amid Abuse Allegations

Live Nation Entertainment has placed Heather Parry, president of film and television productions, on a leave of absence in response to former employees' allegations of…
Tosten Burks / December 21, 2018

Live Nation’s Chicago Invasion Isn’t Fooling Anyone

Last week, a group of owners representing over a dozen independent Chicago music venues formed a coalition to protest a proposed mixed-use mega-development on the city's north side.
Tosten Burks / December 6, 2018

Chicago Venues Unite to Protest Proposed Live Nation Expansion

A group of independent music venues in Chicago has formed an alliance to protest a proposed development in the city that would include several new venues…
Tosten Burks / November 28, 2018

Ticketmaster Explores Replacing Tickets With Facial Recognition

Live Nation, via its ticketing arm Ticketmaster, is flirting with the idea of employing facial recognition technology to speed up admission into concerts, The Verge…
Maggie Serota / May 8, 2018

Canada’s Competition Bureau Sues Ticketmaster, Live Nation Over “Deceptive” Ticketing Fees

Canada's Competition Bureau is taking legal action against Ticketmaster and its parent company Live Nation for allegedly advertising deceptive ticket prices. The Competition Bureau, a…
Rob Arcand / January 27, 2018

Report: Live Nation Settles Antitrust Lawsuit with Songkick, Buys Several Assets

Concert ticket behemoth Live Nation has acquired a numerous assets and patents from CERG, the technology company formerly known as Songkick. According to a new…
Rob Arcand / January 13, 2018

Hundreds of Las Vegas Shooting Victims File Lawsuits Against Live Nation, MGM Resorts

Attorneys who filed one of the first lawsuits after the Oct. 1 mass shooting that killed 58 concert-goers and left hundreds injured on the Las…
Associated Press / November 21, 2017

Parents of HARD Fest Overdose Victim Sue Live Nation

The parents of a 22-year-old college student are suing Live Nation after their daughter died of an apparent drug overdose at the 2016 HARD Fest…
Dave Brooks, Billboard / August 11, 2017

Live Nation to Offer Ticket Refunds for U.K. Concerts

After a terrorist attack was claimed by ISIS at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, England earlier this week, concert promo conglomerate Live Nation is offering refunds to ticketholders…
Rob Arcand / May 25, 2017

Live Nation Made $20 Million On “National Concert Day,” Just Like Every Other Day

Today is apparently something called "National Concert Day." As a promotion for "National Concert Day," the behemoth corporation Live Nation announced that it would be…
Jordan Sargent / May 1, 2017

Podcast Host Taxstone Reportedly Arrested for Alleged Involvement in Deadly Irving Plaza Shooting

The host of the popular hip-hop podcast Tax Season has been arrested for his alleged involvement in the deadly shooting at a T.I. concert at…
Taylor Berman / January 16, 2017

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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