Amid pandemic, Live Nation announces drive-in concert series
(AP Photo)NEW YORK Tour promoter Live Nation has announced its first-ever drive-in concerts series in the U.S. for July, months after the live music industry has been on lockdown due to the coronavirus pandemic. All venue staff are required to wear masks, and Live Nation requests that attendees wear masks upon arrival, where there will be contact-less ticket scanning through their windows. Masks are not required once fans are in their designated tailgate areas, and Live Nation is not requiring that fans wear gloves. Tom See, president of Live Nation Venues-US Concerts, said the company spent months working to find a safe, enjoyable way to put on live shows during the pandemic. A menu of hot food items and nonalcoholic will be available for purchase, Live Nation said.
Businesses in survival mode raise cash; commodities take off
This artist rendering released by Live Nation shows the set up for Live Nation's Live from the Drive-In, concert series taking place July 10-12. The Fed is using its tools to help, but most of the cash is being raised in the private sector. American Airlines will try to raise $3.5 billion to offset the cash its burning through with airports still largely empty. TripAdvisor said Monday that it had $693 million of cash and cash equivalents at the end of last month, down $105 million from the end of March. Two commodities monitored closely because they can indicate activity in construction copper and lumber are up 10% and 15% over the past month, respectively.
High schooler organizes pop-up drive-in theater at Town Center to raise money for children’s hospital
High schooler organizes pop-up drive-in theater at Town Center to raise money for children’s hospitalPublished: May 28, 2020, 10:57 pmLooking for a safe way to raise money to support healthcare workers during the COVID-19 pandemic, Adarsh Aratikatla along with classmate Javier Neret came up with the idea of using a drive-in movie theater to help Wolfson Children’s Hospital.
Orange Park Mall offering free drive-in movies
Published: May 15, 2020, 5:01 pm Updated: May 15, 2020, 5:34 pm(Copyright 2020 The Associated Press. CLAY COUNTY, Fla. – The Orange Park Mall is hosting its first drive-in movie Friday night. The free “Cinema Under The Stars at Orange Park Mall” movie night requires one ticket per vehicle. Guests must reserve a ticket through EventBrite and present their ticket upon arrival. Reservations for Friday night’s movie is sold out, according to the website.