It'll be a long wait...

Live Nation has seemingly confirmed it will not be operating "full scale" concerts until 2021.

The promotions giant has been forced to shelve the bulk of its 2020 plans, including huge tours and festivals.

Now NME reports that an investors earnings call saw Live Nation President and CEO Michael Rapino reveal more of the company's plans.

Seemingly, Live Nation will dabble in fan-less and reduced capacity shows, before returning to "full scale" next year.

“Whether it’s in Arkansas or [another] state that is safe, secure and politically fine to proceed in, we’re going to dabble in fan-less concerts with broadcasts and reduced-capacity shows, because we can make the math work,” he said.

“We think in the fall, if there are no second hotspots, you’ll see markets around the world [reopening]… And then our goal is really to be on sale in the third and fourth quarters for 2021 at full scale.”

The business leader continued: “It’s important for us to keep doing drive-in concerts, which we’re going to test and roll out, which we’re having some success with, fanless concerts which have great broadcasting opportunities, reduced capacity festival concerts, which could be outdoors, could be in a theatre, could be in a large stadium floor where there’s enough room to be safe”.

“We have all of these plans in place depending on the market and where that local city may sit in their reopening phases.”

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