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April 5, 2012 

Live Nation Acquires Michael Coppel Presents

Live Nation has acquired one of the leading promoters in the Australian and New Zealand markets, Michael Coppel Presents.

Gary Sinise's Lt. Dan Band Cancels Appearances After Car Accident

Gary Sinise is canceling appearances with his Lt. Dan Band after suffering injuries in a car accident.

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Gathering Of The Vibes 2012 Announces Lineup

In what has become a mainstay of the summer festival season in the northeast, the Gathering of the Vibes festival has announced their lineup for the 2012 edition of the event.

Spotify Indefinitely Extends Free Listening In U.S.

It's been nine months since Spotfy launched in the U.S. and if the music streamer mirrored its own European rules, many of its free accounts were about to become limited to 10 hours of listening per month.

Stuntman Claims He Was Injured At NY 'Spider-Man'

A stuntman who claims he suffered a concussion, whiplash and two holes in his knees while performing in Broadway's "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" has asked producers to turn over any relevant information as he weighs pursuing a negligence lawsuit.

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April 5, 2012


Gospel Duo Mary Mary Debuts Reality Show On WEtv

If you thought a Mary Mary reality show would focus on gospel songs and Bible study, think again.

Taylor Swift Wins ACM Entertainer Of The Year

Taylor Swift won her second consecutive entertainer of the year award at the Academy of Country Music Awards on Sunday night, just 24 hours after she was saluted by first lady Michelle Obama for her charity work on The Kids' Choice Awards.

Jim Marshall, Founder Of Marshall Amps, Dies At 88

Ears still ringing from the 1960s? Jim Marshall might be to blame.

Esperanza Spalding

It's somehow fitting that Esperanza Spalding sang the Louis Armstrong hit "What a Wonderful World" at the Oscars, because her career arc bears certain similarities to the jazz legend's. More...



Sonisphere Festival Cancellation Confirmed By Organizers

Rock festival Sonisphere has been cancelled, organisers have confirmed.


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Date Artist Venue Promoter Shows/
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03/12/12Taylor Swift, Hot Chelle Rae Rod Laver Arena - Melbourne, Michael Coppel Presents 3/3 4,151,650 33,793 33,793 100% $147.88
03/20/12Michael Jackson The Immortal World Tour by Cirque du Soleil Bell Centre - Montreal, Cirque du Soleil/evenko 3/0 3,646,620 28,504 38,415 74.2% $252.39
03/09/12Taylor Swift, Hot Chelle Rae Allphones Arena - Sydney, Michael Coppel Presents 2/2 3,420,360 27,900 27,900 100% $148.45
03/16/12Taylor Swift, Hot Chelle Rae Vector Arena - Auckland, Michael Coppel Presents 3/3 2,888,560 32,585 32,585 100% $113.81
03/06/12Taylor Swift, Hot Chelle Rae Brisbane Entertainment Centre - Brisbane, Michael Coppel Presents 2/2 2,416,030 19,870 19,870 100% $149.66
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Artist: Mark Nizer
Available: Call for availability - KY to Louisiana in Feb. 2013 -
Company: DCA Productions
Contact: Daniel Abrahamsen
Phone: 212-245-2063
Fax: 609-223-0363
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Artist: Artimus Pyle of Lynyrd Skynyrd
Available: Call for availability - 2012 / 2013 -
Company: Lustig Talent Enterprises Inc.
Contact: Richard Lustig
Phone: 407-816-8960
Fax: 407-816-8959
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Artist: Robert Glasper
Available: Call for availability - Fall 2012 -
Company: AMI / Addeo Music International
Contact: David Soson
Phone: 212-260-2921
Fax: 646-219-3936
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Artist: Hot Rocks Band (Tribute to the Rolling Stones)
Available: Call for availability - 2012 & 2013 -
Company: Pretend Productions
Contact: Dana Bloom
Phone: 773-384-2460
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Artist: Michael Allman
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Company: Entertainment Source
Contact: Mark Hoover
Phone: 561-732-1855
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Artist: Rachelle Ferrell
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Company: Wenig-LaMonica Associates
Contact: Paul LaMonica
Phone: 914-631-6500
Fax: 914-631-0101
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Artist: Karyn White
Available: Call for availability -2012-
Company: Universal Attractions
Contact: Jeff Epstein
Phone: 212-582-7575
Fax: 212-333-4508
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Artist: Nkulee Dube
Available: June-July-August 2012
Company: The Mark Miller Company
Contact: Mark Miller
Phone: 33-49-333-6455
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Artist: StringFever
Available: Sept 3rd - 6th, 2012; Feb 15th - March 2nd, 2013
Company: Byway Entertainment
Contact: Richard Byford
Phone: 760-320-9054
Fax: 760-327-4584
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Artist: Landau Eugene Murphy Jr.
Available: Call for availability - 2012-
Company: Lustig Talent Enterprises Inc.
Contact: Richard Lustig
Phone: 407-816-8960
Fax: 407-816-8959
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Artist: Bobby Womack
Available: Call for availability -2102-
Company: Universal Attractions
Contact: Jeff Epstein
Phone: 212-582-7575
Fax: 212-333-4508
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Artist: Brad Davis - The Shredder
Available: May 12-14 2012
Company: BMG / Blanchard Management Group
Contact: Norm Blanchard
Phone: 615-636-5409
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