The Tame Impala concert scheduled for March 13 at the Chase Center has been postponed to a to-be-determined date. (Courtesy Neil Krug)

Live Nation, AEG ‘recommend’ postponing large events

Major entertainment promoters call for halt to upcoming big shows

Live Nation Entertainment, AEG and the country’s other major concert and event promoters are “recommending” that events with large audiences be postponed through the end of March in the wake of novel coronavirus public health concerns.

“At this time, we collectively recommend large-scale events through the end of March be postponed. We continue to support that small-scale events follow guidance set by their local government officials,” said a statement issued by a task force including executives from Live Nation, AEG, WME, Paradigm, Creative Arts Agency and United Talent Agency.

Many San Francisco Bay Area arts organizations and venues –from large concerns including Chase Center, San Francisco Symphony, San Francisco Ballet and American Conservatory Theater to smaller presenters such as Exit Theatre and SF JAZZ — have canceled upcoming events through the end of March, and into April and May.

Gov. Gavin California Gov. Gavin Newsom has called for public gatherings to be limited to 250 people.

Pop Music

If you find our journalism valuable and relevant, please consider joining our Examiner membership program.
Find out more at

Just Posted

CAREN Act draws support from man who recorded viral Pac Heights video

The San Francisco man who recorded a viral video of a couple… Continue reading

Businesses to get a break with extension of commercial eviction ban

San Francisco now has state clearance to extend its commercial eviction ban… Continue reading

Plans for new Flower Mart in Potrero Hill approved

The famed San Francisco Flower Mart’s new home in Potrero Hill was… Continue reading

Bay Area’s future could include a lot more remote work

Regional planning agency approved long-term work-from-home strategy to reduce emissions

Abundant Birth Project gives expecting mothers one less thing to worry about

Program aims to reduce Black, Pacific Islander preterm births with monthly payments, support

Most Read