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Technology continues to elevate events as we know them, but some things will always stay the same: food + music = a good time. 

Credit: TicketmasterTrending on TikTokTicketmaster and TikTok unite to roll out a new feature connecting fans to their favorite artists' upcoming concerts. Select creators can now set a destination on videos that links straight to the event ticketing site.

TixTrack Acquired TixTrack, a ticketing company focused on special events and timed attractions, has been acquired by Nederlander Organization. The company hopes to expand digital ticket operations by working with existing staff specializing in the niche area of ticketing. 

Still No Word on PayrollIt has been reported by Pollen staff members that team members have not been paid for the month of July. As the company looks to regain trust, additional information is withheld from the public and team, leading to uncertain futures.

LN Quarterly EarningsLive Nation’s Q2 earnings have been reported to total an impressive $4.4 billion in revenue, with a majority stemming from the concerts division.

Daft Punk VRA new VR event will be taking place at the Wisdome in LA. This event will feature an array of DJs, video screens, and circus acts, all drawing inspiration from Daft Punk.

14 Casualties and Several InjuriesMountain B Pub, a music venue in Thailand, caught fire this weekend, and the primary culprit was flammable soundproof material. Tragically, the fire resulted in 14 casualties and dozens of injuries. It took firefighters several hours to put out the blaze.

Sunday Location ChangeKultureland Festival changed its Sunday venue from Markham Fairgrounds to Ajax Downs Racetrack, about 30 minutes away, right before doors were set to open at the original location. Festival goers are demanding refunds as the promoter has not disclosed the reason for the move.

Permit Not GrantedEver After Music Festival was officially canceled after the event was unsuccessful in obtaining proper event permitting.

Canceled in 2023BUKU has announced that the festival will not be returning in 2023. The event has not come out with a statement to provide the event's future beyond this coming year. 

People NewsAEG has promoted Reeves Price as VP of Festivals. Price is known for being one of the co-founders of Winter Circle. 

Live Nation is hiring a Guest Experience Manager to lead their Guest Experience team and deliver unparalleled experiences to fans at their destination events.

160over90 is searching to fill an Account Executive, Partnerships role responsible for executing event activations. 

On Location is hiring for the Vice President, Marketing to work within the sports sector of the business.

Formula 1 is accepting applications for the Senior Manager of Ticket Operations and Accreditation position responsible for overseeing the Las Vegas Grand Prix.

Which Outside Lands restaurant item would you rather try?

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53% of BOH readers

had planned on working on an event that was later canceled this year.

Daytrip's Summer Vegetable Pesto Rice BowlA food festival with a little music? The 14th annual Outside Lands returned this past weekend and was in full swing. The event welcomed over 90 local restaurants comprised of michelin-starred and pop-up favorites. Twitch was the event’s exclusive broadcast partner allowing fans to access the event from home, but for those attending the weather couldn't have been better. In another notable point, a fan made their way onto the stage during Uzi's performance and Green Day picked a 10-year-old boy out of the crowd for a special moment.

 Talk about a Trainwreck. In the latest docu-series, Netflix thoughtfully covers what it was like to be a part of Woodstock 99. With a high value put on ways to differentiate oneself in today’s job market, LinkedIn saw millions turn to online courses. Here are the top 20 views year to date. After a successful duet, Metallica and Stranger Things are creating merch.

 

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