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This week, live events honor Queen Elizabeth II across the globe, while an Indianapolis festival honors the greats through legendary sets.

Credit: Twitter user @cjyuExcessive ExodusThis year’s Burning Man exodus was even more Exodus-y than usual. The journey from the playa to the gate is known to take hours, but with the excessive heat and the closest gas station running out of gas, some burners reported wait times of up to 13 hours to get to the main gate.

Bieber Takes [another] BreakJustin Bieber officially canceled the rest of his world tour, citing the need “to rest and get better.” He previously canceled several North American dates in June when he was diagnosed with Ramsay Hunt Syndrome, but picked the tour back up in Europe in July, performing 6 shows and then calling it quits.

Firefly offers NFTsFirefly will offer all wristband holders exclusive NFTs via a partnership with Autograph. The tiered NFTs each provide guests with a perk such as VIP passes, access to the Autograph lounge, exclusive sets, merch, and more. Autograph also provided NFTs at AEG fests Hangout and Electric Forest earlier this year.

Lyte + Event GeniusEvent Genius sells some of its assets, including its technology platforms, partners, and employee contracts to ticket reseller and reservation management company Lyte. This comes after Festicket filed for a moratorium, which was ended by monitors on August 30. The rest of the business not sold to Lyte will be wound down.

atVenu GrowsatVenu raised $30 million from Frontier Growth to continue to build its live event SaaS point-of-sale platform. Originally built to sell merchandise in the US, the platform now processes over $1 billion in food & beverage and merch sales at over 125,000 shows globally each year. 

Bold DefenseTicketmaster defends its dynamic pricing model to US Congressman Bill Pascrell, stating that the model ensures that the artists and event organizers get the money for ticket sales rather than resellers who have no skin in the game. In fact, Ticketmaster goes so far as to claim it has put $500 million of “lost revenue” back into the industry.

Route 91 Docuseries11 Minutes, a four-part docuseries about the October 1 mass shooting at the Route 91 Harvest Music Festival in Las Vegas, will debut on Paramount+ on September 27. It includes interviews with Jason Aldean, members of the LV Metropolitan Police Department, and others who were on the scene, as well as some “intense footage” from body cams and cell phone video. 

All-Inclusive, Destination Festivaldeadmau5 joins Kaskade at Sun SoaKed - now called Sun SoaKed & Friend5 - in Cancun December 16-18. The all-inclusive destination festival is a partnership between KasKade, Disco Donnie Presents, and Feyline (Festication), revitalizing earlier editions of the beach parties held in LA and Miami. 

Indiana DreamingThe inaugural All IN festival in Indianapolis, IN, was highlighted by “Dreamsets” honoring legendary artists. On Saturday, The Allman Brothers Dreamset included four former band members and several band influencers and descendants. Sunday’s Tom Petty Dreamset featured Dawes, Matt Schultz and Daniel Tichenor (Cage the Elephant), John Oates (Hall & Oates), Jenny Lewis, and Nicki Bluhm.

Marshmello + MNFMonday Night Football’s soundtrack gets a remix after nearly 50 years. After being named the Official Music Curator of the 2022-23 Monday Night Football season, Marshmello debuted his remixed version of “Heavy Action” at last night’s Broncos-Seahawks game. It’s “a dream come true” for Marshmello.

The Rose Bowl Operating Company is looking for an

to manage internal and external events for the historic venue in Pasadena, CA.

 Live Nation Concerts is hiring a Tour Marketing Coordinator to support its agency and management departments in developing marketing campaigns for national and international tours.

TodayTix Group is seeking a Partnerships Manager, LA Theater and Performing Arts, to manage current partnerships and develop new partnerships in LA and OC, California.

Will you watch the Route 91 docuseries?


Last Week's Results:

think merch sellers should keep 100% of the tips.

Credit: Andrew Milligan/Pool/Getty It’s no surprise that the death of Queen Elizabeth II, the UK’s longest-reigning monarch ever, had a significant effect on the live event and entertainment industry. Many music and sporting events have been canceled in the wake of her death. Other events that did go on paid tribute to the Queen: Sir Elton John, Harry Styles, and Eddie Vedder were all very well received. The UFC, not so much.   

Check out Rolling Stone’s 18 times Queen Elizabeth ruled pop culture.

 Check out this Burning Man installation inspired by the world’s largest ice shelf. Need an invoice template so you can bill your clients? Whether you’re [still] out on the road or home surrounded by kids with back-to-school germs, now’s a good time to give your immune system a boost.

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