Fashion Police: Coachella Edition 🚨

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The music industry has always risen to the occasion for a cause. This week we highlight initiatives being put into place to make live entertainment better for our planet.

Astroworld TeachingsThe Texas task force created post-Astroworld tragedy has released its findings in the form of an event production guide. The key fundamentals of the resource focus on unified on-site command, permitting, training, risk assessment, and centralized resources.

Opening DayThis past week marked the opening day for the newest Austin venue, Moody Center Arena, a partnership between Oak View Group, Live Nation/C3 Presents, The University of Texas at Austin, and Minister of Culture, Matthew McConaughey. John Mayer was first to take the stage at the 16,000-seat venue. 

Nashville eagerly awaits the opening of Timberhawk Hall. The rustic-style building is set in Madison, just on the city's outskirts, and is built to hold 1,000 guests.

San Diego’s Pechanga Arena integrates facial recognition into the concert-going experience. Created by PopID, this security measure is now being incorporated into the admission process.

Ubbi Dubbi was impacted by high winds and lightning causing them to decide to cancel day two of the event in Ft. Worth, TX.

Pilgrimage announces their lineup featuring acts like Brandi Carlile, Chris Stapleton, and Jon Batiste.

Pollen received a 150 million dollar round of Series C funding, adding to the previously raised 100 million dollars of venture capital funding.


Ticketmaster has just released their latest service, Ticketmaster Attractions. This product is aimed to support exhibitions through technology and its global network.


Live Nation has made its way to the Philippines, acquiring Music Management International after years of collaborating as partners. Rhiza Pascua will act as managing director.

Long-time Live Nation employee Ben Weeden has been promoted to CFO of Venue Nation.


Looking to level up your event production experience? ESL Gaming is looking for a festival operations manager.

XL Event Lab is looking for a tour manager to join their fast-growing company that puts on international experiences. 

 Looking to level up your event production experience? ESL Gaming is looking for a festival operations manager.

Have you worked at an event that has implemented a green alternative? If so, we want to hear about it at [email protected] 


Last Week's Results:

22% of BOH readers

 were at Coachella this year.

New Shows AnnouncedPlanet Pride Festival is making its debut as a three-stage, one-day festival both in-person and streamed through the metaverse this July.George Strait will be performing at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City for the first time since the early 2000s.C3, in partnership with TRIADIC, announces FORMAT, an immersive music experience highlighting visual and performing arts. The festival is looking at a capacity of approximately 10,000 - 15,000 people with on-site camping.  

In honor of earth day, we look at the industry's initiatives for a greener live event experience.

  • Live It has announced that a tree will be planted per ticket purchased.

  • ‘Circular Camping’ has been introduced to the event scene by Download Festival. A program that upcycles camping gear and rents it to festival-goers. In addition, a partnership has been established with Trees for Cities to counteract guests’ travel to the event. 

  • Artists such as Bon Iver and Olivia Rodrigo are focusing on sustainable merch, consciously sourcing clothing and reducing carbon emissions.

 That’s a wrap! Coachella 2022 is officially in the books. As we look back on the past two weekends, we try to forget these questionable outfit choices. Record-breaking News: Harry Styles's song ‘As It Was’ becomes the most streamed song in Spotify history.


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