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Proof of COVID-19 vaccination or negative test required at Live Nation event venues Oct. 4

Shows at Ruoff Music Center, Old National Centre and White River State Park will all require proof of vaccination or a negative test to enter.

NOBLESVILLE, Ind. — Beginning Monday, Oct. 4, every ticketholder attending a concert at Live Nation-owned venues, including three venues in Indiana, will have to prove in writing that they are unlikely to spread COVID-19 at the show.

Live Nation announced in August that its guidelines would require all artists, crew and attendees to show proof of full vaccination or a negative test at their venues and upcoming festivals on Oct. 4.

Event organizers are required to conduct health checks to help reduce exposure to COVID-19. The checks are not defined by Live Nation but by local health guidelines.

That means ticketholders for Live Nation venues — including Ruoff Music Center, Old National Centre and White River State Park in Indiana — will be required to provide proof of a negative COVID-19 test result within 72 hours of the event or proof of a full COVID-19 vaccination at least two weeks after receiving a final dose of one of the three vaccines approved by the CDC. 

Only a printed copy of a negative test result or vaccination, or the original vaccination card, will be considered valid proof. 

The venue will accept either a PCR or antigen COVID-19 test as long as a ticketholder provides printed proof of their negative test result that is dated and time-stamped. A home test will be accepted if you bring a printed test result that was linked from a medical platform.

The same negative test requirement holds true for unvaccinated fans under 12 years of age, and for unvaccinated fans with a valid medical restriction that prevents them from receiving the vaccination.

If somebody attending a show has not been fully vaccinated 14 days prior to the performance, they will still need proof of a negative COVID-19 taken within 72 hours prior to the event date. Check the event details page for health check requirements for specific events, as they are subject to change.

Indiana Live Nation venues include: