TICKETMASTER TO REFUND TICKETS FOR THOUSANDS OF POSTPONED SHOWS

Dave Brooks of Billboard reports: Ticketmaster is finalizing a plan to begin offering refunds for concerts by Billie Eilish, Taylor Swift and artists performing more in more that 18,000 concerts and events that had to be postponed because of the coronavirus pandemic. Starting May 1st, once postponed shows set new dates, fans will begin receiving […]

ARTISTS, LIVE INDUSTRY BACE FOR A YEAR WITHOUT CONCERTS

August Brown of the Los Angeles Times reports: Just two weeks ago,┬áPollstar projected┬áthat in its most pessimistic scenario for the post-COVID-19 concert industry, shows would resume in less than a year with industry losses around $9 billion. Now the live business is preparing for much worse…. …Major promoters such as Live Nation have postponed or […]