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Covid- 19 Financial Relief and Resources

Listing of relief resources and financial assistance Emergency Funding For Artists / Music Industry Professionals Who’ve Lost Income From Canceled Festivals/Gigs Because Of COVID-19  American Guild of Musical Artists (AGMA) Relief Fund:https://agmarelief.org/ Equal Sound Corona Relief Fund:https://equalsound.org/musicians-corona-relief-fund-application/ MusiCares’ COVID-19 Relief Fund:https://www.grammy.com/musicares/get-help/covid-19-relief-fund-faq Musicians Foundation’s COVID-10 Emergency Aid Grant Program: http://www.musiciansfoundation.org/apply/ SoundGirls Coronavirus Relief (for production techs who…
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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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Pollstar Projects 2020 Total Box Office Would Have Been $12.2 Billion

By: Staff Report Pollstar’s quarterly numbers are in and the preliminary gross revenue for the Q1 Top 100 Tours chart was up 10.9% over 2019’s record-setting year to $840 million for 2020 while ticket sales rose 4.5% to 9.4 million. Based on that growth, Pollstar can project the year’s box office would have reached $12.2…
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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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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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Tuning & Optimizing Large-Scale Concert Sound Systems

February 25, 2020 By Howard Page “The goal of this method is to have the sound system reproduce as closely as possible the same tonal balance and perspective (i.e. “the mix”) that is being generated at the output of the mixing console by the operator.” The ConceptDescribed is a method to reliably and consistently tune…
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Roundtable: A Range Of Approaches & Concepts On Signal Processing

By PSW Staff Do you have a go-to problem solver along these lines that’s an important part of your work? And/or maybe an interesting application for something standard, like using channel strip processing in a novel way? Our panel takes it from here… Steve Milner: Working with any type of spoken word or vocal channel these…
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Job -Seasonal Company Manager Public Programming

Lincoln Center New York Compensation: $192,290.00 – $192,290.00 /year * Employment Type: Full-Time Industry: Advertising/Marketing/Public Relations OVERVIEW Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts (LCPA), one of Lincoln Centers eleven resident organizations, serves a unique role on the Lincoln Center campus, serving as the landlord of the sprawling 16-acre complex, overseeing day-to-day operations, security, and maintenance.…
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Stagehand Primer

This “Stagehand Primer” is specifically intended for the use of the Stagehands and Apprentices of IATSE Local 470. It remains the property of the author, Mick Alderson, and the contents of this website may not be copied, saved, reproduced, or duplicated in any way, either in whole or in part, without the written consent of the author. This link…
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Live Nation’s Sustainability Rocks Continues To Clean Up Sheds In Second Year

Wednesday, 10/23/2019 By: Eric Renner Brown As businesses of all ilks have increasingly integrated sustainability with their offerings, Live Nation has continued to lead the way in the concerts sphere with its Sustainability Rocks initiative. Launched in 2018, the program is part of the concert promoter’s broader sustainability charter, Green Nation, and has emphasized green initiatives…
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