🔥 Iconic Tributes and Collabs

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Stagecoach highlighted some major collabs transforming country concerts into rock and more. We continue to look forward to advancements as live events get back in the swing of things. And tech partnerships continue to be announced, making fan engagement opportunities endless.

First Quarter ComebackEventbrite is making a comeback after the major loss it experienced in 2020. The company has reported revenue of $55.9 million during the first quarter of 2022.

TM in Africa Ticketmaster is on the move, making its grand entrance into the South African market. The decision was made after successful sales in both music and sports, specifically Justin Bieber’s world tour and the Rugby World Cup.

$25 TicketsTomorrow marks the first day of Concert Week, where Live Nation is offering $25 all-in tickets to over 3,700 shows. The promotion will run through May 10th.

Coachella Catering ...There have been 40 reported hospitalizations post-Coachella. Common threads amongst patients include shuttle staff workers and catered meals.

LinkedIn for Musicians Vampr is the latest networking app for musicians. This tool offers helpful resources and connections to elevate artists no matter where they are at in their careers.

Snapchat Partnership Another collab coming right up - Snap is working with Live Nation to bring AR to certain live music events. Fans will be able to use Snapchat to connect with artists in a new way.

New Arena BookingManchester’s latest arena, Co-op Live is now open for booking. They are looking to fill spots for late 2023 and early 2024.

Milestone Full SeasonAnother major re-opening milestone is announced as Carnegie Hall releases a full season that includes 150 shows kicking off this fall.

Benefit for Ukraine$100,000 was raised during a benefit performance by Foreigner. The famous rock band joined forces with American Red Cross to bring relief efforts to Ukraine.

No More ScammersThe Face-value European Alliance for Ticketing has helped stakeholders come to a decision around strengthening protocol around second-hand ticket sales. Certain information will need to be provided prior to tickets being posted to promote a detailed-backed decision by the consumer.  

Looking for your next contract? Insomniac is looking for a seasonal ground control and headliner experience team member for Forbidden Kingdom 2022. 

Want to live a hybrid lifestyle? This assistant position is half remote and half on-site for RajiWorld Productions LLC.

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Credit: LiPo Ching/Bay Area News Group/MediaNews Group via Getty ImagesClosings, Headlines, and Announcements After a good run, Gilroy Garlic Festival will close its doors to the public. The main contributing factor to the festival shutting down is an increase in insurance expenses due to Covid.Primavera Sound has announced Travis Scott as the headliner, making it the artist’s first headlining appearance post-Astroworld. His performance is set to take place one year after the tragedy.Something In The Water releases 2022 festival dates landing on Juneteenth weekend and a move to Washington, D.C. The event will celebrate culture and music using Independence Avenue as the backdrop.Rolling Loud brand is making its way to Canada, announcing Rolling Loud Toronto. This adds the fourth international festival to the roster.Curated by Darius Rucker and produced by a seasoned team, Riverfront Revival will be a love letter to country music and to South Carolina’s Lowcountry. The two-day festival will be loaded with unforgettable live music, engaging culture, and delicious tastes inspired by the region’s unique foodways. Per the festival, "Guests will leave feeling revived – deep in their souls – about the music, the location, and the community we’re building together."

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This weekend marked the first couple of days of the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival. There were a lot of great tributes throughout the weekend to jazz fest and NOLA legends, including jazz fest founder George Wein, music icon Dr. John, and educator Ellis Marsalis. A festival highlight included Red Hot Chili Peppers paying tribute to Taylor Hawkins. The band replaced Foo Fighters in the festival lineup after the tragic death of a beloved drummer.


 Did you miss it? Carrie Underwood and Axl Rose come together to create an iconic Stagecoach performance. 

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