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Oak View’s Tim Leiweke Talks Post-Coronavirus Safety Standards for Arenas and Stadiums (EXCLUSIVE)

By Jem Aswad The first words out of Tim Leiweke’s mouth are that he does not know when health officials will say it’s safe to return to concerts, sporting events and other mass public gatherings. Yet the live-entertainment veteran and CEO of the Oak View Group — an entertainment and sports facilities company he cofounded with Irving Azoff that includes…
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Live Entertainment Professionals Buried in the COVID-19 Mix

Chris Ward “ We need to share and get this information out to the Media as well as our representatives in the Senate and Congress.  “We are an industry almost 2.5 times the size of GM with total yearly revenues  in excess of $337 Billion in 2016 compared to  $125 Billion for GM in 2019.…
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Covid-19 Federal Aid Package for Events Industry Petition

Isaac Rothwell started this petition to President Donald J. Trump Federal Aid Package for Events Industry The 1st domino is falling… The past month has seen an unprecedented number of event cancelations in the US and worldwide. The Covid-19 virus is nothing like anything we have faced in our modern economic times.  The purpose of this petition…
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Allen & Heath Academy Now in Session

FOH Staff • News • March 10, 2020 All available seats were filled at a Southern California Allen & Heath Academy session, seen here focusing on wireless application control of a live sound console. VAN NUYS, CA – Introduced in February with its first classes in Van Nuys, CA, Allen & Heath Academy offers attendees…
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PLSN on the Hunt for more Showtime Stories

PLSN Staff • NewsNewsroom • February 28, 2020 Hello fellow Live Event Personnel. Each month PLSN features our Showtime section where we list six different shows that took place recently. We simply show a nice image from the date and list all the gear and crew involved in the show. Everyone gets some kudos. We…
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March 3, 2020 | Press Release Growth and capabilities support change to acquired company name SCHILLER PARK, Ill., March 3, 2020 – PSAV, a global leader in event experiences, announced today that it will align its portfolio of companies under a new master brand and will assume the name Encore. With a global footprint reaching…
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More Coronavirus Cancellations Worldwide: BTS, Green Day, Mabel

2:59 AM, Friday, 2/28/2020 By: Gideon Gottfried PHILIP FONG/AFP via Getty Images People in China wearing face masks The Coronavirus has reportedly claimed more than 1,100 lives so far.The number of tour cancellations in Asia is increasing, but it’s not just Asia’s live business that’s affected. Asia News: Coronavirus Forces Cancellations BTS has cancelled four…
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Top Tours of 2019: Vendors, Crew and Gear

PLSN Staff • News • December 30, 2019 Ed Sheeran 2019 tour image by Ralph Larmann for Meyer Sound LAS VEGAS – PLSN is once again assembling its annual Showtime feature listing vendors, crew and gear for the top tours of 2019, as ranked by Billboard’s end-of-year charts, for the January 2020 issues of PLSN and FRONT of HOUSE magazines. Here’s…
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Roadies Of Color United 10th Anniversary and Conference Event Schedule

Announcement 1/20/2020 R.O.C.U 1stAnnual 10thAnniversary Schedule Day One – February 7, 2020 3:00 PM – 8:00 PM     Registration check-in 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM     Walk-up Onsite Registrations Accepted – (Credit Card Only) 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM  Cocktails/Happy Times @ the hotel bar Day Two – February 8, 2020 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM Registration Check-In                                      Walk-up Onsite Registrations Accepted…
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Women’s Audio Mission Announces Upcoming Events

January 13, 2020 PSW Staff Winter 2020 class and event schedule includes “Intro to Audio Production & Recording” with additional classes specifically focused on Pro Tools. Women’s Audio Mission (WAM) has announced its winter 2020 class and event schedule which includes “Intro to Audio Production & Recording” with additional classes specifically focused on Pro Tools.  Attendees…
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