Music Advocacy Groups Call For Antitrust Investigation Of Live Nation And Liberty Media
WASHINGTON D.C. (CelebrityAccess) — The Artist Rights Alliance, Center for Digital Democracy, and Future of Music Coalition have joined forces to call on the House Judiciary Committee to investigate what they claim are Live Nation’s “exploitative 2021 venue policies.”
The group’s petition also singled out Live Nation investor Liberty Media for its alleged monopolistic behavior and abuses.
“In an attempt to profit off the pandemic, LiveNation has implemented unfair “take it or leave it” contract terms for 2021 that radically cut performance fees and expose artists to absurdly high penalties in the event of any pandemic-related delays or cancellations,” the organizations wrote in an open letter to the committee.
“Liberty/Live Nation should not be allowed…