Lakewood, Tabernacle and more to require music fans to be vaccinated or show negative COVID-19 test

ATLANTA — Live Nation announced Friday that all its venues and events will require proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test.

The entertainment company owns Cellairis Amphitheatre at Lakewood, Buckhead Theatre, the Coca-Cola Roxy in Cobb County, the Tabernacle and Ameris Bank Amphitheatre in Alpharetta.

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Live Nation also hosts Music Midtown, which announced last week that it will operate under the same requirements.

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The company also will require all employees to be fully vaccinated by Oct. 4.

Last month, 400,000 people packed Lollapalooza in Chicago under the same vaccine/testing requirements. Around 90% of them were vaccinated.

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Organizers said the festival was a huge success that resulted in just over 200 cases of COVID-19.

Other venues in Atlanta owned by AEG will operate under even stricter COVID-19 protocols. Terminal West, Variety Playhouse and the new Eastern music venue in Reynoldstown will only allow people who have been vaccinated inside.