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September 18, 2014 

SFX Acquires Brazilian Promoter/Agency Plus Talent

Robert Sillerman's SFX Entertainment has announced that they have acquired Brazilian talent agency and promoter Plus Talent.

John Mellencamp Preps Major Tour For 2015

Iconic roots rocker John Mellencamp has announced a slew of dates for his upcoming "Plain Spoken Tour" which is set to start early next year.

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Tim Cook On Beats Music and Why Apple Paid $3.2 Billion

Guesting on the Charlie Rose show, Apple CEO Tim Cook shared why he wanted Apple to buy Beats, even with its $3.2 billion price tag.

Margaritaville Casino Biloxi Goes Chapter 11

After a short run of just over two years, Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville Casino Biloxi shut its doors, filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy just ahead of a court hearing as the casino's landlord moved to seize the property.

The Orchard Adds 4 Indies

The Orchard has added several significant indie labels ranging from Brazilian Pop to old-school Disco to their music distribution roster. Omnian Music Group, Moshi Moshi Records, Donna Summer and Gege Produções all join The Orchard, with each partnering f

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Man Sues Live Nation, Venue Over Unprovoked Concert Attack

sA 44-year old man has filed suit against Live Nation, The Darien Lake Performing Arts Center and others over injuries he allegedly sustained during an attack at a Kid Rock concert in 2013.

Dove Awards Announces New Round Of Performers Ahead Of Awards Show

Organizers for the 2014 edition of the Dove Awards have confirmed that Newsboys, Kari Jobe, and the Outcome have been added to the performer's lineup for this year's awards show.

Jazz Pianist Joe Sample Dies

Pianist Joe Sample, one of the founding members of the pop-funk-jazz group Jazz Crusaders, has died from complications of lung cancer. He was 75 at the time of his passing.

3 Doors Down

Known for their electrifying performances and fronted by band founder Brad Arnold -lead vocalist, Chris Henderson -lead guitar and the members of 3 Doors Down; embarked on an uniquely staged acoustic tour over the Summer of 2014. More...



Germany Moves To Allow Promoters To Collect Royalties

In addition to the composers, artists and record companies, promoters will soon be able to claim payment for any form of commercial exploitation of events they have produced.


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09/11/14One Direction, 5 Seconds of Summer, Jamie Scott Rose Bowl - Pasadena, CA Live Nation 3/3 12,560,382 165,170 165,170 100% $99.50
08/26/14Queen + Adam Lambert Allphones Arena - Sydney, Australia Dainty Group 2/2 3,803,070 24,773 24,773 100% $186.01
08/28/14Michael Jackson The Immortal World Tour by Cirque du Soleil Arena VFG - Guadalajara, Mexico Cirque du Soleil 7/0 3,017,370 42,025 64,176 65.5% $152.02
08/29/14Dave Matthews Band The Gorge - George, WA Live Nation 3/0 2,899,729 53,761 66,000 81.5% $75.00
08/22/14Dave Matthews Band Hearst Greek Theatre - Berkeley, CA Another Planet Entertainment 3/3 1,931,175 25,749 25,749 100% $75.00
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Artist: Bear In Heaven
Available: Call for availability - 2015 -
Company: The Billions Corporation
Contact: Shannin Porter
Phone: 312-997-9999
Fax: 773-278-3721
Email Agent

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
Available: Call for availability - 2014 / 2015 - Iowa & Surrounding States -
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: Strings Attached featuring Larry Coryell
Available: Call for availability - Spring & Fall 2015 -
Company: In Touch Entertainment
Contact: Charles Carlini
Phone: 212-714-7722
Fax: 212-202-7579
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Artist: Oxymorrons
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Company: UAA / Universal Attractions Agency
Contact: Nick Martucci
Phone: 212-582-7575
Fax: 212-333-4508
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Artist: Puddle of Mudd
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Company: Artists Worldwide
Contact: Chuck Bernal
Phone: 213-368-2112
Fax: 213-368-2110
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Artist: Jennifer Holliday
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Company: Wenig-LaMonica Associates
Contact: Paul LaMonica
Phone: 914-631-6500
Fax: 914-631-0101
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Artist: Satisfaction (Tribute to the Rolling Stones)
Available: Call for availability - 2014 / 2015 - Maryland & Surrounding States -
Company: Lustig Talent Enterprises Inc.
Contact: Richard Lustig
Phone: 407-816-8960
Fax: 407-816-8959
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Artist: Mike Super - Winner of NBC's "Phenomenon"
Available: Call for Availability - 2015 -
Company: DCA Productions
Contact: Geraldine Abrahamsen
Phone: 212-245-2063
Fax: 609-259-8260
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Artist: Linda Eder
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Company: Hart Squared Management
Contact: Dave Hart
Phone: 310-472-9602
Fax: 310-472-5092
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Artist: Stringfever
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Company: Byway Entertainment
Contact: Richard Byford
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