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November 5, 2010 

Garner Out At LN

Much like a live show, you never really know what move Live Nation will make next. This time, Live Nation is losing global music chief executive Jason Garner, and will now operate under three regional executives and a mandate to reduce costs.

Lovato Cans Tour, Off To Rehab

Demi Lovato, one of Disney's biggest names, checked herself into a treatment center to deal with "emotional and physical issues," her representatives said in a statement Monday night.

This week In the Hot Seat with Larry LeBlanc: John Valentino, senior VP of AEG Live SE.
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Azoff Circles The Wagons For Forstmann

Live Nation's Irving Azoff has come to the defense of billionaire Ted Forstmann, the chairman and CEO of IMG Worldwide, Inc. and the senior partner of Forstmann, Little & Co, who is facing a lawsuit which alleges, among other things, that he engaged in

DC Theatre Gets A Makeover

Explaining her vision for the newest theater in the nation's capital, artistic director Molly Smith showed architects the cup of her hands. Four years later, they have delivered a unique oval-shaped home for new works at Arena Stage.

Hurley Steps Down As CEO At YouTube

YouTube co-founder Chad Hurley is stepping down as head of the online video-sharing superstar bought by Google for 1.65 billion dollars in 2006.

Bon Jovi's Endless Tour
At least Bob Dylan changes the arrangements.
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November 5, 2010


Jerry Moss Knows His Horses

Move over Seabiscuit, Zenyatta, a fleet-footed female thoroughbred, is making waves in the horse racing world. If Zenyatta wins her next race, the prestigious Breeders Cup Classic on Saturday, it will let her retire with a perfect record of twenty wins an

Anonymous Declares War On RIAA Over LimeWire

At 4PM EST today, Anonymous is waging war against the RIAA. Dismayed by the downfall of LimeWire, they have gotten more serious in their threats.

Little Wayne Released From Jail, Gets Clinton Bump

Grammy Award-winning rapper Lil Wayne was freed from jail after serving eight months of a yearlong sentence in a gun case, just two days after Bill Clinton voiced his support for "Weezy" in a phone interview.

The Doobie Brothers

The Doobie Brothers had a real simple goal for their first album in a decade. More...



Take That UK And Ireland - SOLD OUT

All tickets for Take That's Progress reunion tour of the UK and Ireland have now sold out, according to the agencies charged with their official sale.


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10/16/10Metallica, Lamb of God, Baroness Brisbane Entertainment Centre - Brisbane, Michael Coppel Presents 3/3 6,135,710 42,603 42,603 100% $148.80
10/06/10Michael Buble, Naturally 7 Manchester Evening News Arena - Manchester, Live Nation 2/2 2,353,590 28,772 28,772 100% $126.95
10/22/10George Strait, Reba, Lee Ann Womack Fargodome - Fargo, ND Varnell Enterprises 1/0 1,251,600 14,776 15,750 93.8% $89.50
10/16/10George Strait, Reba, Lee Ann Womack HSBC Arena - Buffalo, NY The Messina Group/AEG Live 1/1 1,179,540 15,268 15,268 100% $89.50
10/02/10Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers, ZZ Top Verizon Wireless Amphitheater - Irvine, CA Live Nation 1/1 1,096,208 14,932 14,932 100% $130.00
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Artist: The Texas Tornados
Available: Call for availability - 2011 -
Company: Bill Angelini Enterprises /
Contact: Bill Angelini
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Fax: 830-401-0069
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Artist: Loose Ends
Available: Call for availability - 2011 -
Company: Lexium Entertainment & Talent Agency
Contact: Mike Jamison
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Artist: Hammer / MC Hammer / M.C. Hammer
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Company: Universal Attractions
Contact: Jeff Epstein
Phone: 212-582-7575
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Artist: Second Helping (Salute to Lynyrd Skynyrd) / Second Helping (Tribute to Lynyrd Skynyrd)
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Artist: Steel Mill Retro featuring Vini "Maddog" Lopez / Vini Lopez & Steel Mill Retro
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Contact: Allen A. Faucera
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Artist: Michael Henderson
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Artist: Bardo Pond
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Contact: Tim Edwards
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Artist: Ravi Coltrane
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