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June 9, 2011 

AEG Faces Jackson Suit Over Cancelled Shows

The insurer of Michael Jackson's canceled comeback concerts has asked a judge to nullify a policy intended to protect concert promoters if the singer wasn't able to complete the shows.

British Singer Adele Cancels Tour Due To Illness

British singer Adele has canceled the remaining dates on her North American tour because of her laryngitis.

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Gores Spears Pistons And PS&E

Tom Gores has been announced as the fourth owner of the Detroit Pistons' in the franchise's history.

Twain To Begin Vegas Show In 2012

The country superstar announced a headlining residency on Wednesday. It will be at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace starting Dec. 1, 2012.

Lady Gaga "Born This Way" Week 2 Sales Drop 85%

We doubt she's biting her nails just yet, but after first week, “Born this Way" sales of almost 1.2 million copies, Lady Gaga's second week sales dropped a whopping 85% to just 169,387 copies.

The Lefsetz Letter: iCloud
A great day for Apple.
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Ready To Get Sweaty? - Hot Summer Fests

Music fans looking for a hot time in Tennessee have found the right place.

Patti LaBelle, Steve Harvey Honored At BET Awards

Patti LaBelle will be recognized for her five decades in music and Steve Harvey will be honored for his philanthropic contributions at this year's BET Awards.

Music Promoter Gets 21 Months In Mariah Carey Scam

A purported music entrepreneur who bilked a New Jersey investor out of $330,000 by claiming he was promoting a series of Mariah Carey concerts in Dubai has been sentenced to 21 months in federal prison.

Tinie Tempah

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Sanctuary Records Progress Not Too Shabby

British independent music company Sanctuary Group Plc says it is "making good progress" with its program of strategic disposals, and will undergo a realignment of its recorded product operations in the United States.


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05/11/11U2, Snow Patrol Estadio Azteca - Mexico City, Live Nation Global Touring/OCESA/CIE-Mexico 3/3 22,866,542 282,978 282,978 100% $221.57
05/21/11U2, The Fray INVESCO Field at Mile High - Denver, CO Live Nation Global Touring 1/1 6,663,410 77,918 77,918 100% $250.00
05/24/11U2, The Fray Rice-Eccles Stadium - Salt Lake City, UT Live Nation Global Touring 1/1 3,029,760 47,710 47,710 100% $250.00
05/10/11Andre Rieu Rod Laver Arena - Melbourne, Andre Rieu Productions 2/0 2,557,900 13,994 14,840 94.3% $267.72
05/31/11Wicked Orpheum Theater - Omaha, NE Omaha Performing Arts, Broadway Across America 8/0 1,390,121 17,904 20,326 88.1% $39.00
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Artist: Terry Lee Goffee (Tribute to Johnny Cash)
Available: Call for availability - Summer / Fall 2011 -
Company: Tony Cee Associates
Contact: Tony Cee
Phone: 315-735-9959
Fax: 315-735-0368
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Artist: LipStory with Pam Fox
Available: Call for availability - July 29 - August 4, 2011 -
Company: Jim May Productions
Contact: Jim May
Phone: 480-905-1111
Fax: 480-699-2422
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Artist: Wayne Baker Brooks
Available: Call for availability - 7/20/11 - 11/20/11 -
Company: Blues Island Records
Contact: Geoff W
Phone: 773-336-2589
Fax: 708-357-4915
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Artist: Ha Ha Tonka
Available: Call for availability - Headline - Sept - Oct. 2011 - To Support / Parking - Nov - Dec 2011 -
Company: Hello! Booking
Contact: Matthew Mentele
Phone: 651-647-4464
Fax: 763-463-1264
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Artist: Paint In Black
Available: Call for availability - 2012 -
Company: Do It Booking Inc.
Contact: Margie Alban
Phone: 801-466-8374
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Artist: The Spinners
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Company: Paradise Artists - California
Contact: Howard Silverman
Phone: 805-646-8433
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Artist: Magic of Lyn
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Company: DCA Productions
Contact: Daniel Abrahamsen
Phone: 212-245-2063
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Artist: Angie Bowie
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Company: Woodstock Entertainment
Contact: Wayne "Woody" Mesker
Phone: 216-316-2379
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Artist: David Frizzell
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Company: Lustig Talent Enterprises Inc.
Contact: Richard Lustig
Phone: 407-816-8960
Fax: 407-816-8959
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Artist: The Nadas
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Company: Hello! Booking
Contact: Eric Roberts
Phone: 651-647-4464
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Artist: Sole & The Skyrider Band
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Company: Madison House Inc.
Contact: Jake Schneider
Phone: 303-544-9900
Fax: 303-544-5879
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Artist: Brahms
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Company: Flowerbooking Inc.
Contact: Mahmood Shaikh
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