Tagged: Covid-19

The Weeknd To Perform at Super Bowl on Feb. 7

It’s been announced that Canadian pop-rap star The Weeknd will perform at the Super Bowl in Tampa, FL this season.  It is an uphill battle as they face many challenges due to the pandemic restrictions. The NFL has scaled back its plans for the Super Bowl, on Feb. 7, due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Last month, the league indicated that...

2020 CMA Awards: The Drama and The Winners

So the 2020 CMA Awards took place Wednesday night November 11 and like everything else in 2020, they were….weird.  The CMA’s made it a point to publicize that it will be a drama-free event, but of course, this is 2020, and nothing is drama free anymore.   The awards show was accused of white-washing and snubbing artists in their Memorium reel...

Super Bowl LV Will Happen But at 20 Percent Capacity

It’s been announced that Super Bowl LV will take place with a crowd.  The downside is that according to a tweet by ESPN reporter Adam Schefter, that the stadium will only be at 20% capacity.  The game will take place Feb. 7 at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, FL.  It has been previously announced that Florida’s Governor, Ron DeSantis, is...

Are Drive-in Concerts the New Normal?

Time to get creative!  Obviously, this Coronavirus isn’t going anywhere and the entertainment industry is feeling the repercussions from it.  The live music industry is thinking outside the box and has come up with the brilliant idea for drive-in concerts.  This is an excellent alternate to crowded, indoor amphitheaters. It’s a shame all those drive-in theaters shut down previously to...

Brantley Gilbert Announces Reschedule Fire’t Up Tour in 2021

Southern rock musician Brantley Gilbert originally had a tour scheduled for 2020.  Like everyone else, he had to reschedule due to Covid-19.  He just released his rescheduled dates for his “Fire’t Up” Tour which supports his latest album, “Fire & Brimstone.” HIs tour will now kick off May 7 in Morrison, CO and will conclude Dec. 17, 2021 in Sioux...

Follow up to 2020 Billboard Music Awards: Winners

The 2020 Billboard Music Awards took place last night.  The one true and clear winner was Post Malone who was not only the most nominated artist, but he was also the big winner, taking home nine awards in all including Top Artist, Top Male Artist, Top Streaming Artist and tons more.  Billie Eilish didn’t do too shabby either taking home...

YouTube Music and NIVA Announce SOSFest to Help Independent Venues

YouTube Music and the National Independent Venues Association (NIVA) just announced a live-streamed #SOSFest to benefit many independent venues across the United States who are struggling to stay afloat during the COVID-19 Pandemic. The virtual music festival will happen between October 16—18 and will be hosted by Reggie Watts.  It will feature performances by tons of amazing performers like Brittany...

Big Boi Headlines “Big Night Out” Pod Festival in Atlanta

Is this the new normal of outdoor concerts? Big Boi, Moon Taxi and Pigeons Playing Ping Pong, Markus King Trio and Futurebirds will be performing at the “Big Night Out” three-day outdoor festival at Atlanta’s Centennial Olympic Park Oct. 23-25.  It will feature a pod-based setup to ensure social distancing. “Welcome to the new normal of responsible live music,” the...

Is Full Super Bowl Going to Happen This Season?

As one of the states with the least restrictions, Florida governor Ron DeSantis (R) is pushing to reopen the state and wants a full Super Bowl in Tampa.  He has followed through with his promise to push the state into phase three of its reopening during the coronavirus pandemic.  He wants all bars and restaurants to open at a minimum...

MLB Confirms Fans for NLCS, World Series at Globe Life Field

Great news Baseball fans!  The MLB just announced that a limited number of tickets will be available for the postseason at Arlington’s Globe Life Field.  They will be hosting the NLCS and the World Series.  Commissioner Rob Manfred confirmed that plans were in the works for this deal last week, but only confirmed Wednesday, Texas Rangers owner Ray David said, “I...