The greatest bleeping halftime lineup ever?

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Seasonal favorites are hit and miss (again) this year, Dubai prepares for the biggest event in the world since Covid, and The Big Game headliners are announced.

Credit: thetealmango.com25 Million Person EventThroughout the next 6 months, 25 million people are estimated to attend the biggest event since the pandemic, Dubai Expo 2020. With tech innovations and beyond from around the world, this experience will focus on themes of opportunity, mobility, and sustainability. 

Only 11 Positive Cases Napa County hosted the BottleRock Festival on Labor Day weekend, featuring Miley Cyrus, Guns N’ Roses, and more after being canceled last year. While 11 Napa County residents did test positive for Covid, given the 120,000 people in attendance, along with a lax mask policy, that’s pretty great news!

Celebrating 5,000 Nashville’s Grand Old Opry celebrates its 5,000th broadcast with a series of free plaza parties every weekend in October leading up to the big event on the 30th.

Cancellation Lawsuits ContinueCovid cancellation lawsuits continue. Zenith Touring sues for $1.5 Million in unpaid guarantees from a canceled Foo Fighters’ gig in Denver. 

Fortnite's Latest Series The game Fortnite continues to show up in the music world. The game’s newest event programming has been announced, the Sound Wave Series. 

Auction in Support of a Fan FavoriteBurning Man fans are being called upon to keep the organization alive. An auction will be held through October 8th featuring unique art, NFTs, and one-of-a-kind experiences. Check it out and help support artists, their Arts and Civic Engagement programs, and Burning Man Project.

Poor Posty Posty Fest has been canceled, yet stays optimistic for 2022. Covid and weather are not to blame for this one,  instead, the cancellation is due to an issue with logistics during event planning. 

Dutch Indoor RestrictionsDutch event producers have lost the summary proceeding after voicing their opinions on the latest Covid protocol. Restrictions were put in place limiting capacities to 75% for indoor events.

Ones to WatchThe Live Nation artist platform, Ones to Watch, just hit Australia. This is a great opportunity for new artists to be backed by a mega player in the industry. 

A&R Expenses CoveredAn Italian tax break is covering 30% of expenses associated with creating an album. How nice would it be to have some of your AR budget reimbursed?

 Insignia Event Services is looking for an Operations Manager in Glendale, Arizona. The role will call for executing project tasks, preparing venues for event day and post-event operations, as well as supporting operations throughout the event. 

 Moody Center is looking for a Ticketing Manager responsible for strong communication between venue partners and internal team members to facilitate ticketing operations.

 Madison Square Garden is hiring a Coordinator Live. This position will have its hands in several administrative tasks from booking to vendor management.

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 events have been impacted by weather delays. 

Credit: euronews.comSeasonal Favorites  For all the beer-lovers out there, we are sad to hear that Oktoberfest, Germany’s largest annual tourism event, has been postponed for the second year in a row to September 2022. iHeartMedia has officially announced the annual iHeartRadio Jingle Ball tour from Nov 30-Dec 19th. Get presale tickets to see faves like Dua Lipa, Lil Nas X, and Ed Sheeran - just to name a few - beginning October 5 (today!) or general sale starting this Friday.

 After Mardi Gras parades were canceled last year due to Covid, there is yet to be an announcement for this year’s plan. The decision deadline is quickly approaching though, so we will know more soon 🤞.

Making major headlines, the Super Bowl Half Time show artists have been announced. Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg, Eminem, Mary J. Blige, and Kendrick Lamar are all set to take center stage. This star-dazzled show leaves fans questioning how much air time each artist will have and just how many bleeps there will be during the performance. With some impressive team records out of the gate, Super Bowl reservation prices are at an all-time high, according to Sports Illustrated's SI Tix.

This week's spotlight is on... Sony Music and Mental Health  🔦

Sony artists at every level of the organization are now eligible for wellness benefits. The music giant finds importance in promoting access to a licensed therapist for artists and employees.

The Continuing Impact of the Covid-19 Pandemic on Festivals & Events Part 2

October 6th The Continuing Impact of the Covid-19 Pandemic on Festivals & Events Part 2 series will continue the conversation around new options when it comes to COVID protocol. Music Career Summit

October 15-17 The Digilogue is holding its second annual virtual Music Career Summit, teaching key knowledge on what you should know within the music industry and its various roles.


A futuristic way to get from place to place is right around the corner. A

(yes you heard correctly) will be hitting the market in 2023.

 The announcement of Glastonbury Festival headliners also sets the record for the youngest headliner, Billie Eilish

 Venice holding a floating concert may not seem bizarre, but the concert’s stage may surprise you.

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