Live Nation announced today that over 100 of its venues across the country are being evaluated as potential polling locations.
Several venues in Los Angeles, Atlanta, and Austin have been confirmed so far, according to a LiveNation press release. Creative Loafing reached out to LiveNation to see if the MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre in Tampa, which is owned by the company, was one of the locations being evaluated. This story will be updated accordingly.
“Core to what we do at Live Nation is helping amplify voices on stage around the world, and supporting voting is another important way we want to continue making voices heard,” said Michael Rapino, President and CEO of Live Nation.
To support these efforts, the company is partnering with nonprofit More Than A Vote, a coalition of Black athletes and artists dedicated to protecting voting rights, and Civic Alliance, a coalition of businesses working to promote civic engagement.
In addition to this initiative, LiveNation is also providing its employees a full day of paid time off to volunteer at polling locations.
The entertainment company is partnering with non-profit organization HeadCount as well, which promotes participation in democracy through music, culture, and digital media. Citizens can check their voter registration status and learn how to exercise their right to vote in November at headcount.org/livenation.
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