• LACUNA COIL's CRISTINA SCABBIA Urges Fans To Stay Home: 'We Can All Make A Difference'

    8 days ago - By Blabber Mouth

    LACUNA COIL singer Cristina Scabbia has once again urged the band's fans to do their part in keeping everybody healthy while they are at home due to the coronavirus pandemic.
    By the end of this week, more than half of Americans will be ordered to stay home as much as possible in an attempt to slow the spread of coronavirus. The governors of 21 states have issued orders shutting down most businesses.
    Earlier today, Scabbia took to her Instagram to write: "I love and miss you all very much.
    "I miss the stages, I miss traveling, I miss your hugs and kisses but I know that staying home and...
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  • Production Companies, Agencies and Suppliers Unite to Form Live Events Coalition

    8 days ago - By Billboard

    On March 12, a collection of live entertainment professionals created a Change.org petition requesting specialized assistance from the federal government due to the impact of the coronavirus. Within 10 hours of posting, the petition garnered 10,000 signatures and is well on its way to its 500,000 mark two weeks in.
    The petition highlighted a dire need for economic assistance for an industry that has been entirely halted due to the global pandemic and for a united union to fight for the cause. As a result, production companies, agencies, meeting planners, caterers, sports and theater...
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  • How Will Superstar Tour Cancellations Impact the Industry in 2020?

    8 days ago - By Billboard

    As cities, states and entire countries shut down to flatten the curve of the coronavirus, the touring industry is facing an unprecedented crisis. Live Nation, AEG and major booking agencies WME, Creative Artists Agency, UTA and Paradigm released a joint statement on March 12, effectively halting all major tours worldwide. In the days that followed, concert venues of all sizes closed to stop mass gatherings. As artists and executives scramble to reschedule album rollouts and get in on the livestreaming boom, an analysis of boxscore data from 2019 offers insight into the hundreds of millions...
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  • Animated TV Series Are Staying in Production As Rest of Industry Shuts Down Due to Coronavirus

    Animated TV Series Are Staying in Production As Rest of Industry Shuts Down Due to Coronavirus

    8 days ago - By Consequence of Sound

    The coronavirus pandemic has brought most of the entertainment industry to a standstill. But while the likes of Netflix , Hulu, and Amazon have put productions on hold to protect their casts and crews, there's one facet of the television landscape that's figured out how to adapt to new environment: animated series.
    As The Hollywood Reporter details, animation houses are finding ways to work around social-distancing restrictions. 20th Century Fox TV is utilizing a program called Toon Boom to keep the teams behind The Simpsons , Family Guy , Bob's Burgers , and the new show Duncanville...
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