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August 21, 2014 

NFL Weighs Pay To Play For Half Time Show

The National Football league is reportedly asking artists to pay to be selected to perform during the half-time show at Super Bowl XLIX.

Rock In Rio US Tickets Go On Sale In September

Organizers have announced that tickets for the inaugural edition of Rock In Rio USA will go on sale Sept. 26th.

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The Met Strikes Tentative Deal With Unions

The Metropolitan Opera has reached preliminary agreements with two trade unions representing its orchestra, averting, for now at least, a threatened lock out of those workers. Arena Sticks With Ticketmaster But May Have A New Moniker

Arizona Coyotes Co-Owner, President and CEO Anthony LeBlanc announced that the team has re-upped on their ticketing agreement with Ticketmaster.

Szydlowski Exits UMG To Become SVP Label Sales For Capitol Music Group

Vince Szydlowski has been appointed Senior Vice President of Label Sales for Capitol Music Group.

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August 21, 2014


C3 Presents Suffers Data Breach

Austin-based promoters C3 Presents, the company behind the Lollapalooza and Austin City Limits festivals, has revealed that they have suffered a data breach.

Top 13 Highest Paid DJs

Zack O'Malley Greenburg unveils the "World's Highest-Paid DJs" of 2014 based on the last 12 months earnings.

Sam Moore

For years Sam Moore was best known for lending his unmistakable lead vocals to the historic soul duo Sam & Dave that hailed from Miami, Florida, but found their fame tied to the Memphis based Stax Records. More...



German Music Market Down In First Half Of 2014

The music market in Germany saw a 0.8 percent dip after a weaker performance in the first half of 2014.


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08/01/14Lollapalooza: Eminem, Outkast, Kings of Leon, Arctic Monkeys, Skrillex, Calvin Harris & others Grant Park - Chicago, IL C3 Presents 3/3 28,809,070 300,000 300,000 100% $250.00
08/14/14Paul McCartney Candlestick Park - San Francisco, CA Marshall Arts USA/Another Planet Entertainment 1/1 7,023,107 53,477 53,477 100% $254.50
08/10/14Paul McCartney Dodger Stadium - Los Angeles, CA Marshall Arts USA/AEG Live 1/1 5,211,134 52,605 52,605 100% $250.00
08/09/14Heavy Montreal Festival: Metallica, Slayer, Anthrax, Twisted Sister, The Offspring, Lamb of God & others Parc Jean-Drapeau - Montreal, Quebec evenko 2/0 5,067,580 63,794 70,000 91.1% $433.95
08/02/14Paul McCartney Target Field - Minneapolis, MN Marshall Arts USA/AEG Live 1/1 4,949,623 43,143 43,143 100% $250.00
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Artist: Kool Moe Dee
Available: Call for availability - 2014 / 2015 -
Company: Lexium Entertainment & Talent Agency
Contact: Mike Jamison
Phone: 678-905-7905
Fax: 770-860-0199
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Artist: Martha Reeves & The Vandellas
Available: Call for availability -NYE 2014 & Beyond -
Company: IDEAL Entertainment
Contact: Dundee Holt
Phone: 917-571-6981
Fax: 917-423-0439
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Artist: Guitar Universe 2 Tour featuring Gus G. (Ozzy Osbourne) & Marty Friedman (Ex-Megadeth)
Available: Call for availability - November 2014 - North America -
Company: Artists Worldwide
Contact: Chuck Bernal
Phone: 213-368-2112
Fax: 213-368-2110
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Artist: Béla Fleck / Bela Fleck
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Company: TKA / Ted Kurland
Contact: James Ziefert
Phone: 617-254-0007
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Artist: The Ex
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Company: Flowerbooking Inc.
Contact: Mahmood Shaikh
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Artist: Kat Perkins
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Company: Hello! Booking
Contact: Eric Roberts
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Artist: Bear In Heaven
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Company: The Billions Corporation
Contact: Shannin Porter
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Fax: 773-278-3721
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Artist: Freddie Jackson
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Company: Triche Entertainment
Contact: Rosiland Roberts
Phone: 707-645-0965
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Artist: Days of the New
Available: Call for availability - 2014 / 2015 - Midwest, East, South East, West -
Company: Popular Music
Contact: Michael Rand
Phone: 734-604-9458
Fax: 313-344-7425
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Artist: Rare Earth
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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: Lynn Trefzger
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Company: DCA Productions
Contact: Geraldine Abrahamsen
Phone: 212-245-2063
Fax: 609-259-8260
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Artist: Jeffrey Osborne
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Company: Wenig-LaMonica Associates
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