Concerts

Will concerts require vaccinations or coronavirus tests before returning?

Amid news a coronavirus vaccine will be distributed within the next year, Ticketmaster and Live Nation are mulling potential safety requirements for concert goers which include proof of vaccination, or negative COVID-19 testing.
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German coronavirus concert study offers hope: 'The risk of getting infected is very low'

Could concerts return sooner rather than later and not present an opportunity for a COVID-19 superspreader event? According to findings from a new study, it might be possible.
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EDM Waterpark Party Draws Thousands in Wuhan, China

The Wuhan Maya Beach Water Park hosted an outdoor EDM concert offering a stark contrast to the situation the Chinese city found itself in earlier on this year. Organizers of the event restricted capacity to 50% from the normal size of 15,000.
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Music Industry Reportedly Considering 'Bubble Festivals' For 2021-2022

With the myriad of health risks related to gatherings of large crowds, music industry officials are now reportedly considering a similar model to professional sports for concerts and festivals in 2021 and 2022.
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Top Live Music Exec Suggests That Concerts Won't Return Until 2022

Geiger said in his opinion concerts won’t return until 2022. Noting that there are probably “20 roadblocks” in the way such as the virus itself, spacing, density, and insurance.
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New Coronavirus Risk Chart Suggests Going to Bars Is as Risky as Going to a Big Concert

The Texas Medical Association has published a chart that breaks down the riskiest and safest activities when it comes to contracting COVID-19.
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Bieber

Justin Bieber - POSTPONED

TOUR POSTPONED TILL LATER DATE.
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Moshing and Crowd Surfing Banned Under New Concert Safety Guidelines

While concerts will be different in the near future, fans hoping to hop in a mosh pit or crowd surf to the front row once venues open back up are in for a disappointmoint.
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Shorty

Trombone Shorty highlights first Shorty Gras

The Krewe of Freret has a stacked lineup for the first ever Shorty Gras, a music festival at Mardi Gras World headlined by New Orleans’ own Trombone Shorty as well as Mannie Fresh.
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Bruno Mars accepts Album Of The Year for 24K Magic during the 60th Annual Grammy Awards at Madison Square Garden.

Bruno Mars, Janet Jackson headline Essence Fest

Janet Jackson and Bruno Mars will headline this year’s Essence Festival, organizers announced Tuesday
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