Industry Personnel Appear Unharmed (Updates As They Arrive)

Initial reports from Las Vegas, scene of the mass shooting at the Route 91 Harvest music festival, are that the various artists, industry reps and crews are safe.

WME acts such as Jason Aldean, Kane Brown and Jake Owen – all of whom played last night – are fine, and that includes all crew, according to a source.

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Representatives at Greenroom PR, which handles acts like Aldean, told Pollstar that they are safe. The clients and contacts for EB Media, which represents acts like Eric Church, told Pollstar that everyone involved was safe.

A rep for Lee Brice, who played Friday, told Pollstar the crew was fine and was in Los Angeles by Sunday.

Live Nation’s president of country music touring, Brian O’Connell, who is the architect of Live Nation’s country music festivals, has not posted on social media since Sept. 30 but sources tell Pollstar he is physically safe.

Michael Strickland told Pollstar that all Bandit Lites crew members are safe, although the site is still on lockdown.

Aldean, who was on stage when the shootings occurred, has, at press time, shows at the Forum in Inglewood, Calif., on Friday, Mattress Firm Amphitheatre in Chula Vista, Calif., Saturday, and Honda Center in Anaheim, Calif., Oct. 8.

The Thomas & Mack  Center has been designated a center for displaced tourists.

Update: MGM Grand Garden’s Mark Prows and Thomas & Mack’s Daren Libonati are safe, with Prows apparently visiting the command center.

Update 9:23 am: Karl Kuenning and are maintaining a steady stream of updates on its Facebook page. So far, everyone is checking in as safe.