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June 23, 2011 

Live Nation Ups Pirritt

Live Nation Entertainment has announced the promotion of Eric Pirritt to the role of President, Colorado and Rocky Mountain Region. Eric will continue to report to Bob Roux, Co-President of Live Nation Concerts.

ExtremeTix Acquires Sarasota Blues Fest

Ticketing company ExtremeTix and their entertainment division Three Zebras Entertainment announced that they've acquired the Sarasota Blues Fest from executive producer Barbara Strauss.

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'Spider-Man' Musical Box Office Not Hurt By Poor Reviews

The reboot of the "Spider-Man" musical hasn't been hurt by opening night reviews.

Sara Bareilles Helps Out In Japan And Hits The Road With Sugarland

Fresh off of an international headlining tour, Sara Bareilles has just hit the road again for a summer tour with country duo Sugarland.

NY Islanders, Officials Announce Deal On New Arena

Long Island's professional ice hockey team is one step closer to scoring a new arena.

The Death Of The Major Labels
Distribution is king. Remember that please.
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June 23, 2011


Apple Patents Camera Shutoff Technology

Apple has filed a patent for technology that would allow venue owners to disable video recording in cellphones such as Apple's ubiquitous iPhone during concerts.

Fugitive Hip-Hop Mogul Arrested On Drug Charges

A fugitive hip-hop mogul recently linked by a convicted killer to a shooting that wounded Tupac Shakur was arrested Tuesday in a drug case after he was discovered hiding out at a popular Manhattan hotel.

U2 Guitarist's Project Rejected By Coastal Agency

A proposal led by U2 guitarist The Edge for five mansions overlooking Malibu, Calif., has been rejected by California's coastal development agency, despite assurances by him that it would be one of the greenest developments in the world.

Dave Matthews

Dave Matthews has just started a telephone interview when the shrieks of a child interrupt his thoughts and he has to go to another room to escape the commotion. More...



Brian Wilson Cancels Tour Dates, Returns To Studio

Brian Wilson has to postpone three dates on his Scandinavian tour this September because of studio commitments.


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05/28/11Kings of Leon, Elbow, Thin Lizzy, White Lies, Mona, The Whigs Slane Castle - Slane, MCD 1/1 8,248,480 79,686 79,686 100% $103.51
06/01/11U2, The Fray Commonwealth Stadium - Edmonton, Live Nation Global Touring 1/1 6,498,291 66,835 66,835 100% $256.62
06/11/11Kenny Chesney, Zac Brown Band, Billy Currington, Uncle Kracker Lambeau Field - Green Bay, WI The Messina Group/AEG Live/PMI Entertainment Group 1/1 4,948,817 45,446 45,446 100% $250.00
05/29/11U2, The Fray Canad Inns Stadium - Winnipeg, Live Nation Global Touring 1/1 4,908,091 47,190 47,190 100% $260.14
06/04/11Kenny Chesney, Zac Brown Band, Billy Currington, Uncle Kracker FedExField - Landover, MD WFI Stadium/Live Nation/The Messina Group/AEG Live 1/0 4,604,084 52,390 54,573 96% $249.50
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June 23, 2011
Artist: Dynasty (Reggae)
Available: Call for availability - 2011 -
Company: Prince of Dancehall Management
Contact: Jose "The DA" Salcedo
Phone: 718-772-4427
Fax: 917-583-9990
Email Agent

Artist: Pablo Dylan
Available: Call for availability - Mid July - Early September 2011 -
Company: GJMG / Greg Jackson Media Group LLC
Contact: Greg Jackson
Phone: 424-245-0346
Fax: 469-567-3578
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Artist: Rare Earth
Available: Call for availability - 2011 / 2012 - West Virginia, Virginia & Surrounding States -
Company: Lustig Talent Enterprises Inc.
Contact: Richard Lustig
Phone: 407-816-8960
Fax: 407-816-8959
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Artist: K'Jon
Available: Call for availability - 2011 / 2012 -
Company: Universal Attractions
Contact: Nick Martucci
Phone: 212-582-7575
Fax: 212-333-4508
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Artist: Martin Zellar & The Hardways
Available: Call for availability - 2012 -
Company: Hello! Booking
Contact: Eric Roberts
Phone: 651-647-4464
Fax: 763-463-1264
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Artist: Christian McBride
Available: Call for availability - July 23, 2011 -
Company: TKA / Ted Kurland Associates
Contact: Jack Randall
Phone: 617-254-0007
Fax: 617-782-3577
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Artist: The Spinners
Available: Call for availability - August - December 2011 - North America -
Company: Paradise Artists
Contact: Howard Silverman
Phone: 805-646-8433
Fax: 805-646-3367
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Artist: Patty Ascher
Available: Call for availability - August - September 2011 -
Company: In Touch Entertainment
Contact: Charles Carlini
Phone: 212-714-7722
Fax: 212-202-7579
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Artist: Guy
Available: Call for availability - 2011 / 2012 -
Company: Black Star Entertainment Group
Contact: David Peart
Phone: 718-622-1830
Fax: 718-622-5464
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Artist: Chano Dominguez
Available: Call for availability - March 2012 -
Company: Word of Mouth Music
Contact: Anders Chan-Tidemann
Phone: 212-532-6404
Fax: 212-898-0340
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Artist: Chuck Berry Tribute featuring Will Glover
Available: Call for availability - June 2012 -
Company: Will Glover Enterprises / A-Pyramid Production
Contact: Johnny Lovett
Phone: 714-743-5270
Fax: 714-743-5270
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Artist: Romina Arena
Available: Call for availability - November & December 2011 - North America -
Company: New Music Group
Contact: Jay Hall
Phone: 859-663-1120
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