ON ICE FOR NOW: A lone skater takes to the ice at Capital One Arena, home of the Washington Capitals. The NHL suspended its season March 12. (Getty Images) In what would once have been an unthinkable turn of events, the plug has officially been pulled by the NBA, NHL, March Madness, MLB spring training and virtually all of March for sports and live entertainment events. And travel, so essential to our business, is being heavily curtailed from Europe and elsewhere and discouraged domestically. The ripple effect is stunning. On the music front, not only are artists and their extended teams impacted, but cancellations, postponements, or simply waiting for more news before making a decision impacts vendors like staging, sound, light, transportation and video companies, bus and truck drivers, tour personnel like tour managers and production managers, travel agencies and all the people they do business with. Many venues are… Continue Reading Letter From the President

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