Michael Rapino says the company allows artists to compel fans to show proof of vaccination or recent negative COVID-19 test results.
Live Nation is following a nationwide trend of requiring proof of vaccination or proof of a negative COVID-19 test to attend concerts. The world’s largest concert organizer now intends to give performers the option of requiring proof of vaccination or a negative test for any performance in the United States, and will make it mandatory for all staff attending these concerts. events or in company offices. The requirements were already implemented during last weekend’s Lollapalooza in Chicago.
“We are working to make sure that we reopen in the best possible way for the staff, artists, team, fans and communities in general,” said the CEO of Live Nation. Michel rapino in a note to employees on Friday (August 6). “Our teams worked together to put in place new processes so that artists performing with Live Nation in the United States can require all attendees and staff to be fully vaccinated or test negative for entry. , where permitted by law. ”
The practice will only be allowed to be implemented in 30 states nationwide, as 20 states have banned asking or requiring proof of vaccination, according to Ballot. For those states that will allow participant request, Live Nation says there is a lot of momentum towards the model they are promoting.