The ENCORE Digital Weekly Magazine is a
October 16, 2014 
A note to our loyal readers: Encore will be on hiatus for the week of October 23rd while our staff rest and recuperate in more felicitous climes. But fear not, Encore will resume the following week on October 30th.

Alex Kochan Exits AEG

Alex Kochan, Vice President of AEGs Pacific Northwest office, has parted ways with the company.

The Who Announce North American Dates For Farewell Tour

The legendary rock band The Who will be celebrating their 50th anniversary with a tour of North America in 2015.

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New Name For TKA

Ted Kurland Associates has announced that the agency has adopted new name and will henceforth be known as The Kurland Agency.

Michael Silva Named AGM For Ceder Rapids VenuWorks Properties

Venuworks has announced the hiring of Michael Silva as the Assistant Executive Director for their managed properties in Ceder Rapids, including the U.S. Cellular Center, the Paramount Theatre, McGrath Amphitheater and the Cedar Rapids Ice Arena. Silva be

Sony/ATV Said To Be Considering BMI/ASCAP Exit

Are ASCAP and BMI obsolete? Sony/ATV, arguably the world's #1 publishing company, seems to think so, and is preparing to pull out of both before the end of the year, according to reports surfacing yesterday.

Pitbull At Staples
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Apple's Beats, Bose Settle Noise-Canceling Lawsuit

One of those annoying little details left hanging when Apple bought Beats for $3.2 billion, a lawsuit filed by Bose over noise-canceling technology, has been settled out of court.

New U.S. Tax Court Ruling Should Help Indie Artists

As independent musicians, there are many times when we have to work second jobs to make ends meet, and after you factor in the costs of recording, manufacturing, marketing, touring, and other legitimate business expenses, not to mention sharing any profit

Keyboardist Isaiah 'Ikey' Owens Dies

Grammy-award winning Isaiah "Ikey" Owens, keyboardist for bands like Mars Volta, Free Moral Agents and Jack White's backing band has died. He was 38 at the time of his passing.

Emma Hill

Singer-songwriter Emma Hill announces a November 11 release date for Denali, her new CD of all-original songs steeped in the great Americana/folk tradition, all powered by her melodic, crystal clear voice that conjures up the best of what the Alaskan fron More...



Rock Werchter Moves Dates To Accommodate Headliner

Belgian festival Rock Werchter has announced that it is shifting its dates forward by one week next year, in order to accommodate the availability of one of its headliners.


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09/18/14Justin Timberlake, DJ Freestyle Etihad Stadium - Melbourne, Australia Live Nation Global Touring/Live Nation Australia 2/2 5,765,602 41,777 41,777 100% $238.22
10/01/14Justin Timberlake, DJ Freestyle Allphones Arena - Sydney, Australia Live Nation Global Touring/Live Nation Australia 2/2 5,070,062 28,500 28,500 100% $227.63
10/01/14One Direction, 5 Seconds of Summer Georgia Dome - Atlanta, GA Live Nation 1/1 4,438,203 50,970 50,970 100% $79.50
10/03/14One Direction, 5 Seconds of Summer Raymond James Stadium - Tampa, FL Live Nation 1/1 4,359,855 52,158 52,158 100% $99.50
10/05/14One Direction, 5 Seconds of Summer Sun Life Stadium - Miami, FL Live Nation 1/1 4,303,749 53,914 53,914 100% $99.50
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Artist: Kim Lenz and the Jaguars
Available: Call for Availability - 2015 -
Company: Hello! Booking
Contact: Eric Roberts
Phone: 651-647-4464
Fax: 763-463-1264
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Artist: Boris (Band)
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Company: Flowerbooking Inc.
Contact: Susanne Dawursk
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Artist: Pat Metheny (Solo)
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Company: TKA / Ted Kurland Associates
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Artist: Alfie Boe
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Artist: Mark Nizer
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Artist: Stringfever
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Artist: The Sounds of The Supremes led by 70s / 80s "Supreme" Kaaren Ragland
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Company: RSM Management / Morgan Steele Entertainment
Contact: John Steele
Phone: 818-220-3827
Fax: 818-888-2482
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Artist: Strings Attached featuring Larry Coryell
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Company: In Touch Entertainment
Contact: Charles Carlini
Phone: 212-714-7722
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Artist: Peabo Bryson
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