*The Following Press Release Was Issued By Scoop Marketing*
THE FORUM TO REOPEN FOR LIVE CONCERTS AND EVENTS JULY 17
Following facility and policy updates, fans welcomed back to the Forum with Foo Fighters
INGLEWOOD, CA – The Forum Presented by Chase will welcome back fans on Saturday, July 17, 2021 with a performance by Foo Fighters, the venue’s first full-capacity show and first ticketed event in more than a year. In adherence with updated health and safety protocols set as part of the State of California and County of Los Angeles reopening plan for businesses, the Forum has undergone facility upgrades and updates and adopted new policies and procedures that earned it Global Biorisk Advisory Council® (GBAC) STAR™ accreditation for its industry-leading cleaning, disinfection and infectious disease prevention practices. The Forum has worked closely with State, County and City officials to develop a comprehensive plan that prioritizes the health of everyone entering the venue.
“As we prepare to reopen the Forum to fans, the health and safety of our guests, artists and staff is our top priority,” said Geni Lincoln, General Manager and Senior Vice President of Live Events at the Forum. “We’re excited to welcome back fans for live music, and couldn’t be more thrilled to kick off our return with members of our Forum family, Foo Fighters!”
Additional measures including those outlined below will enhance the guest experience.
- When purchasing tickets, guests will confirm (for themselves and guests) that they will be fully vaccinated, or will have received a negative COVID-19 test within 72 hours of the event. Guests will also self-attest when entering the venue that they are either fully vaccinated or have received a negative COVID-19 test within 72 hours of entrance.
- The LA County Health Department recommends that guests wear a face covering.
- Guests will be encouraged to utilize mobile ticketing and concessions can be purchased via mobile ordering.
- An updated bag policy allows for small clutches and clear bags.
- The Forum will be a cashless venue, with cash-to-card machines available on site.
The Forum has launched www.thelaforum.com/backtotheforum as a resource for fans attending Foo Fighters and future events. The website includes the most updated event information, as well as more detailed venue policies and procedures.
Following its reopening, the Forum is proud to present a new schedule that highlights artists and events including BELLATOR 263, The Black Crowes, Eagles, Maluma, The Doobie Brothers, Twenty One Pilots, Billie Eilish and a number of others.
The Forum last hosted a live concert on March 12, 2020 – Prince Royce’s Alter Ego Tour. Since then, the facility has hosted numerous community events, including serving as a Vote Center for the 2020 Presidential General Election and as a L.A. County COVID-19 vaccination and testing site.
About the Forum
The Forum Presented by Chase, located in Inglewood, California, is the only arena-sized venue in the country dedicated to music and entertainment, delivering a superior experience for artists and fans alike. The iconic venue attracts a wide variety of premier events including the biggest names in music and entertainment, award shows, mixed martial arts and boxing and more. Fans at the Forum enjoy approximately 8,000 square feet of event level hospitality offerings, including merchandise and food and beverage options. A tinted glass wall separates this concession area from the arena, ensuring fans do not miss a moment of the show. A 40,000-square-foot outdoor terrace wraps around the perimeter of the building and offers comfortable furnishings and food and beverage options from some of SoCal’s most celebrated brands. Designed with entertainers and performers in mind, Forum Backstage includes star-caliber dressing rooms that provide unparalleled comfort. The Forum was honored at the 2021 Pollstar Awards as recipient of the Arena of the Decade award.
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