What is planned? Texas has announced that they are changing their guidelines soon regarding COVID-19, which could be good for the music industry. A well known EDM artist, Yellow Claw, has a show quickly coming up in Dallas scheduled for December 4th, 2020 along with another artist, TOKiMONSTA being booked in Dallas towards the end of January. Aside from these, El Paso, San Antonio, and Houston are already having concerts in venues such as The Plaza Theatre Performing Arts Center and Arena Theatre.
There is no denying that the live events industry was hit the hardest by the COVID-19 pandemic. Since March, event organizers have been unable to host events at normal capacity. Some have begun to host small events with health and safety requirements in place while others have stuck to virtual events. We surveyed a group of event coordinators to get the pulse on the state of the live events industry.