Live Nation Eyes Summer 2021 For Return Of Music Events

Published: Friday 26th Feb 2021 by Sam

It goes without saying that the last year has been one like no other. Indeed, the global crisis has wreaked havoc on lives and industries. Especially the entertainment industry.

Concert and festival cancellations were colossal, with the sector sitting at an abrupt standstill.

But it seems like there may be light at the end of the tumultuous tunnel.

Full story below…

During a conference call with investors, Live Nation Entertainment CEO Michael Rapino encouraged the masses to brace for a summer comeback for live performances.

Touting the positive impact of coronavirus vaccines and the increasing rate of vaccinations, Rapino said:

“Given the massive social and economic toll that the lockdown has had on the public, we believe there will be strong momentum to reopen society swiftly as soon as vaccines are readily available.”

He went on to cite encouraging developments in the UK this week.

Prime Minister Boris Johnson unveiled a detailed plan outlining key dates for the return to normality; a date that resonated with many is June 21, for it marks the date outdoor events can resume at 100% capacity.

As a result, tickets for Live Nation’s Reading & Leeds + Creamfields festivals (both of which take place in August) went on sale and sold in record time. All 170,000 tickets.

Rapino applauded the development and added that both the UK and Australia have a “reasonable module model” in place. One that has overlapping benefits to the reopening of the US market. 

Rapino said:

“Every day we seem to have a new state or country talking about when they’ll open up, so we’re feeling more optimistic than we were a month ago. Lots of artists are calling, looking at how we start up in July, August, September. So for right now, we still believe we’ll have enough open in the U.K., Australia, Canada and the U.S. to keep what we have on the books in amphitheaters booked for now. We might have certain states that might not be ready, but we have enough states and enough artists willing to play the open slots if we get to that level in the right markets.

So as long as these states open up to the right capacities. we can start in midsummer and in the southern U.S. we can go all the way into November.”

It was stressed that the fact there isn’t a universal reopening plan in the US means it may not be 100% capacity from the get-go:

“[We] think we’re better off waiting for a high bar capacity moment in most of the states to ramp up and talk to the artists about getting paid properly,” said Rapino, adding  that the prospect of a 75%-plus capacity re-opening in the largest U.S. markets was “within sight.”

Exciting news!

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  1. Shayla Queen 👑 February 26, 2021

    They’re gonna be so much s** at these events 🤣 People gonna be lit af and banging like dogs all over the damn place. These events gonna turn into orgies like DAMNNNNN! And Trashy BISH still not gonna get no action and be left to the side and kicked in the head by a boot 🥾 if she try joining in 💯🤣🤳🏽

    • Shayla Queen 👑 February 26, 2021

      *there

    • 🍭marilyn monh-O-E🍭(💫Perfectly Splendid✨) February 26, 2021

      Yessssssss😂🤣😂 My Queen 👑 keep dragging trashy’s collar 🤳🏿🤳🏿 I went to Rio for some concerts few years ago. It was crazy! I hooked up with some hot Brazilian guys and they are like a bunch of h o r n y animals. OMG! 💋💋 not to mention they have the biggest pee pee ever. One of the hot guys even c u m three times and he was still humping me until I almost pass out. That was fun! Memoriessssssss

      • Shayla Queen 👑 February 26, 2021

        Yassssss I had a Brazilian guy and no lie, we were at it from 6pm until 5am, girl!! Probably one of the hottest guys/f**** I ever had! (Best not let my man see this 🙈🤣)

  2. 🍭marilyn monh-O-E🍭(💫Perfectly Splendid✨) February 26, 2021

    I was trying to be positive but C o v I d won’t go away sooner or later. It is a long run….. 💅🏿💅🏿💅🏿 Where the hell is my earl grey & biscuits???? Bring it on trashy bish👵🏿 Don’t make me drag your collar again 🤳🏿🤳🏿 She’s probably Busy tossing other dogs salad 🥗😂🤣😂🤣

    • Shayla Queen 👑 February 26, 2021

      Where the f****** Earl Grey and biscuits for the Royal Castle?! Trashy ashy BISH!!!

  3. Nicky February 26, 2021

    Why is Gayla Queef Lying on its B****

    😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂

    Nobody wants ya hideous ass. Creating all these stories. Only ugly people talk about who they had. It’s a given good looking people will have hot people. 😂😂😂😂

    When you go to the club or to an event, you get no attention.

    • Shayla Queen 👑 February 26, 2021

      Context matters, höe 🤣 And why you obsessed wit how my fine ass look? 🤣💯🤳🏽💋

    • Fancy BISH (FCK Sewer Queen, Maristench, Danzou The Fool & Clarksdump 🤣) 👊🏽💎💋 February 26, 2021

      Nicky dragged that trainwreck Sewer Queef effortlessly lmaoooooooo 🤣🤳🏽 Maristench didn’t even get a mention, that no flavor heffa lol
      https://tenor.com/view/laughing-gif-9399227

      • Shayla Queen 👑 February 26, 2021

        Dragged who? 🤣 Ain’t nobody dragging the Queen anywhere 🏰 It’s cute that you nobodies tell yourselves that though, I guess it must make the life of a peasant more bearable 💯🤣 How’s the dog collar?

      • Shayla Queen 👑 February 26, 2021

        Go team!
        👑👠😝

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