Garth Brooks concert at BofA Stadium rescheduled for 2nd time. Here’s the new date.

Noble Horvath

Garth Brooks has rescheduled his upcoming concert at Bank of America Stadium to April 10, 2021.

The concert had been originally scheduled for May 2 of this year. It was then rescheduled for June 13, and most recently scheduled for a third date, Oct. 10. All tickets for the sold-out event will be honored.

When tickets went on sale in December, 74,000 were sold in 90 minutes. It’s scheduled to be the largest paid crowd in the history of Bank of America stadium.

The concert is scheduled to be Brooks’ first time in Charlotte in over 20 years. The 58-year-old singer hasn’t been to town since he played a pair of sold-out shows (attended by 48,000-plus) on back-to-back nights at the old Charlotte Coliseum in March 1998 — during the decade in which he cranked out a slew of No. 1 hits, from “If Tomorrow Never Comes” and “The Dance”

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The Step-By-Step Process of How Fans Will Enter Tiger Stadium for 2020 Football Games

Noble Horvath

We’re less than a week away from LSU football in Death Valley and there is plenty to cover. On Saturday, members of the media were given a walkthrough of some of the major protocols that will be in place for the five regular season games in Tiger Stadium this season.

For complete gameday guidelines, fans are encouraged to visit this page for a complete rundown. Some of the main bullet points to refresh first are there will be just over 25,000 fans for the home opener against Mississippi State. Of the just under 30% of season ticket holders who opted into tickets this season, each account will be ensured at least two tickets.

In addition there will be no on-campus tailgating and face masks will be required. 

The two big items addressed in Saturday’s media walkthrough were concessions and fan entrance. Most of the entrances for fans will be located

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NTT Ltd. to Power Virtual ‘Global Stadium’ Experience for Tour de France Fans

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The world’s largest annual sporting event will be brought to race fans across the world through an innovative tech experience, delivered remotely for the first time by NTT, due to Covid-19.

Today NTT Ltd., the official technology partner to A.S.O., announced it will bring the Tour de France 2020 to fans through innovative technology, which will allow them to watch the race from their homes in a unique way and be part of a ‘global stadium’ experience. Due to the impact of Covid-19, 70 remote NTT employees will operate from five continents to support the three-week long race that takes place from 29 August to 20 September 2020.

NTT has developed a ‘Virtual Zone Technique’ that brings together different technologies to deliver its Tour de France services remotely

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Browns proposed plan for fans at FirstEnergy Stadium: Tickets in pods, stadium in quadrants, masks and no tailgating

Noble Horvath

CLEVELAND, Ohio — A little over a week ago, Browns owners Dee and Jimmy Haslam said they hoped to have fans at FirstEnergy Stadium this season and cited about 20% capacity as a possibility.

Today, the team is unveiling its FirstEnergy Stadium Restart plan in an email to season ticket members.

Although the plan is announced today, the team remains uncertain if and when it can host fans at games, including the home opener against Cincinnati on Sept. 17. The plan still needs approval from the office of Ohio Governor Mike DeWine.

“The ‘FirstEnergy Stadium Responsible Restart Plan’ is the result of a tremendous amount of time and resources that our entire team has spent over the past four months to develop a comprehensive stadium plan that prioritizes health and safety while allowing a reduced capacity of fans to return to our stadium for Browns games this fall,” Executive Vice

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Allegiant Stadium to put Vegas on stadium concert map

Noble Horvath

He remembers when the phone never rang.

“The acts, promoters and agents weren’t calling us back in the ’80s; we were calling them,” says Pat Christenson, president of Las Vegas Events and former event coordinator for the UNLV athletic department, where he booked the Thomas & Mack Center and Sam Boyd Stadium until 2001. “For stadium shows, we didn’t get a sniff. No one.”

That changed in April 1991, when Christenson lured The Grateful Dead to the latter venue. The band had worn out its welcome in Los Angeles because of its party-hard crowds and was looking for a new place to play in the region.

Christenson pounced.

“If it weren’t for the fact that they were having trouble in LA, we wouldn’t have even gotten The Dead,” he acknowledges.

On the map

Two full-capacity shows and 79,000 tickets later, Las Vegas was officially on the stadium concert map.


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49ers open season against Cardinals at Levi’s Stadium without fans in the seats

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SANTA CLARA, Calif. (KTXL) — The NFL is back and the San Francisco 49ers are hoping to have a successful “revenge tour” after their loss to the Kansas City Chiefs in the Super Bowl.

The 49ers kicked off week one by hosting the Arizona Cardinals Sunday and Levi’s Stadium’s parking was nearly empty.

49er faithful Jenina Moreno and Jeff Miles were the only fans FOX40 could find within a mile of the stadium.

“It’s the revenge tour baby, we’re going to win, we’re going to take it all,” Moreno cheered.

 Moreno and Miles arrived on monowheel scooters to be a part of the atmosphere even if they couldn’t get inside.

“Just to celebrate game day with the 49ers,” Miles explained.

But both said they were disappointed to see they were the only fans around.

“We thought there would be some type of tailgating, but we seem to be the only

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High school football in Michigan may have a different taste for fans who can actually get into the stadium

Noble Horvath

The lucky fans who are actually allowed in to watch high school football this season should plan for plenty of changes once they’re actually in the stadium.

a person standing in front of a crowd: Rockford cheerleaders pump up the crowd during Friday's game at Sailor Stadium at Mona Shores High School, in Muskegon on Sept. 20, 2019.

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Rockford cheerleaders pump up the crowd during Friday’s game at Sailor Stadium at Mona Shores High School, in Muskegon on Sept. 20, 2019.

With schools limited to two fans per athlete for each game, the cheering sections may sound a bit more subdued than usual. Fans can follow the games online with NFHS Network and MHSAA.TV streaming high school games.

From masked cheerleaders to paperless rosters to limited concessions, the traditional Friday-night football experience will be anything but traditiional.

“It is going to be weird, but we are playing … that’s the most important part,” Rockford athletic director Cole Andrews said. “It’s going to be unique, that’s for sure. All the kids in the program

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The experience on Sunday at AT&T Stadium will be very different

Noble Horvath

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Pods, prepackaged food and an open roof: The game day experience at AT&T Stadium ‘will be a little bit different’ – David Moore, DMN

Fans will return to AT&T Stadium on Sunday, but things will be different.

Pods. Fans will be seated in pods within sections. That fluctuates the attendance total.

Example: the more pods of eight, 10 or 12 people that sit together, the more the Cowboys can accommodate. Single tickets or a pair of tickets that constitute a pod decrease that number.

Suites are also in play. Since all suites are enclosed at AT&T Stadium they are viewed as separate lease agreements, much like an apartment. Suite owners are allowed to fill every seat in their box with no social distancing, but they can’t have standing room like they normally would.

No standing room tickets in the stadium, either.


The Cowboys

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UGA football’s plans for fans, seating in Sanford Stadium this season – Sports – Athens Banner-Herald

Noble Horvath

UGA is reducing capacity in Sanford Stadium to 20 to 25 percent for its four football home games under the SEC’s revised schedule, the school announced Wednesday.

That’s between 18,550 and 23,180 fans per game in a season that would be played during the pandemic.

“We hope this is the plan that we end up with but as well all know things change rapidly,” athletic director Greg McGarity said.

The Bulldogs sell out their 92,746 seat home stadium in a normal season.

The 20 to 25 percent capacity is along the same lines as others in the SEC, but the numbers at Georgia are considered tentative depending on health conditions. Alabama and Auburn are at 20 percent capacity, Tennessee, Texas A&M and Missouri are at 25 percent .

With 58,000 season tickets regularly, Georgia is having to dole out its tickets.

Instead of season

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Can’t attend an LSU game? Buy a cardboard cutout of yourself for Tiger Stadium!

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