The ENCORE Digital Weekly Magazine is a
April 21, 2016 

Prince Dead At 57

The artist known as Prince, who pioneered the "Minneapolis sound" and who was a vocal proponent for his creative rights, died on Thursday. He was 57.

Cirque du Soleil Cancels All North Carolina Shows

Canadian touring acrobatic troupe Cirque du Soleil announced on Friday that it was cancelling all of its shows in North Carolina due to the state's new Public Facilities Privacy & Security Act.

United Talent Agency
Click here for more...



Indio Approves Coachella, Stagecoach Expansions

Indio's City Council voted unanimously last week to expand the capacity of future installments of Goldenvoice's popular Coachella and Stagecoach festivals.

Major Investor Takes A Stake In WME-IMG

Fidelity Management & Research Co., largest mutual fund investor in the U.S., has taken a $55 million in entertainment giant WME-IMG.

Live Nation To Manage Madison's Orpheum

Pending approval of a liquor license, promoter Live Nation will assume operation of Madison's Orpheum Theater.

Steve Jobs Rules
Would Tesla have sold a fraction of Model S's if it looked like the electric cars of yore?
Click here for more...


Agency, Management, Label, Tour Promoting Company & Public Relation Firm signings for the week of
April 21, 2016


Indie Label Notches Up #1 Hit With Lumineers

Independent labels have a reason to celebrate. The Lumineers' "Cleopatra" tops the Billboard 200 chart this week. It sold 125,000 equivalent album units, including 108,000 traditional albums, on an indie label.

Stairway Copyright Case Headed For Trial

Led Zeppelin's front man Robert Plant and guitarist Jimmy Page must now face a jury trial in an alleged copyright infringement case over the band's seminal hit "Stairway to Heaven."

The Launch Of SoundCloud Go Leaves Unanswered Questions

In an attempt to throw their hat in the already rather full on-demand streaming ring, SoundCloud has launched the service SoundCloud Go and, although the service has interesting potential, there remain several unanswered questions regarding things like ho

Troye Sivan

Frontier Touring confirmed a massive tour for Australia’s Troye Sivan, performing across Australia and New Zealand this July and August. More...



Roxette Cancels Upcoming Shows, Announces Retirement From Touring

The management of Swedish group Roxette has confirmed that the band will not only cancel their upcoming live performances but as a result of doctor’s orders, Marie Fredriksson has been advised to stop touring.


Music, Entertainment Industry, Celebrity, Movie and Television News Updated Every Four Hours!

Date Artist Venue Promoter Shows/
Gross Tickets Sold Total Capacity Percent Sold Ticket Price(s)
04/08/16Guns N' Roses T-Mobile Arena - Las Vegas, NV Concerts West/AEG Live 2/2 6,265,076 28,849 28,849 100% $350.00
04/11/16David Gilmour Madison Square Garden - New York, NY Live Nation/Iconic Entertainment Studios 2/2 3,941,985 28,160 28,160 100% $185.00
04/04/16David Gilmour United Center - Chicago, IL Live Nation/Iconic Entertainment Studios 2/2 3,386,575 28,184 28,184 100% $160.00
03/26/16Iron Maiden, Anthrax Allianz Parque - Sao Paulo, Brazil Move Concerts 1/1 2,844,250 39,583 39,583 100% $168.17
03/28/16Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band Madison Square Garden - New York, NY MSG Entertainment 1/1 2,508,003 18,484 18,484 100% $150.00
Powered by CelebrityAccess and Billboard View More Box Office Scores
Submit Box Office Results

The Billboard 200

Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums

Top Country Albums

Top Heatseekers

Top Electronic Albums

Top Independent Albums

Top Pop Catalog Albums

Top Digital Album Sales

Top Latin Albums

Top Ringtones
Tour Dates brought to you by:

Dates start 05/05/16
Dates start 04/22/16
Dates start 04/23/16
Dates start 04/24/16
Dates start 05/08/16
Dates start 04/22/16
Dates start 04/27/16
Dates start 04/29/16
Dates start 05/12/16
Dates start 04/22/16
Dates start 04/29/16
Dates start 04/29/16
Dates start 04/23/16
Dates start 05/08/16
Dates start 04/22/16

Industry Events Calendar
Click each link for more information
04/27 - 04/27 New York, NY
04/27 - 05/01 New York, NY
04/28 - 04/28 London, UK
04/28 - 04/30 Los Angeles, CA
04/29 - 04/30 Aarhus, Denmark
05/02 - 05/05 Ithaca, NY
05/02 - 05/08 Toronto, ON, Canada
05/03 - 05/06 Los Angeles, CA
05/04 - 05/05 Montreal, Quebec, Canada
05/09 - 05/11 Dubai, UAE
05/10 - 05/13 Moscow, Russia
05/11 - 05/12 Palm Springs, CA
05/11 - 05/13 Bergen, Norway
05/11 - 05/13 Chicago, IL
05/11 - 05/22 Cannes, France
05/12 - 05/14 Wrexham, Wales
05/14 - 05/14 New York, NY
05/15 - 05/18 Brisbane, Australia
05/15 - 05/20 Capon Springs, WV
05/16 - 05/18 Boston, MA
Click here to view the complete

Talent Buyer Opportunities
for the week of
April 21, 2016
Artist: Denise Donatelli
Available: Call for Availability - 2016 / 2017 - USA & Canada -
Company: McCoy Artists Group
Contact: Larry McCoy
Phone: 608-963-2795
Fax: 608-356-0006
Email Agent

Artist: Martha Reeves & The Vandellas
Available: Call for Availability - June 2016 -
Company: Ideal Entertainment Inc.
Contact: Dundee Holt
Phone: 917-572-6981
Fax: 917-423-0439
Email Agent

Artist: Cocomama
Available: Call for Availability - 2016 -
Company: Community Comunications
Contact: Marty Sonnenfeld
Phone: 347-3514231
Fax: 718-544-4051
Email Agent

Artist: "Robert Irvine Live"
Available: Call for availability - August 2016 -
Company: APA Talent & Literary Agency
Contact: Craig Newman
Phone: 310-888-4259
Fax: 310-300-0692
Email Agent

Artist: Nattali Rize
Available: Call for Availability - August - December 2016 -
Company: SEG / Sweetwine Entertainment Group
Contact: Ira Sweetwine
Phone: 303-444-1554
Fax: 303-845-7202
Email Agent

Artist: Festival of Praise Tour
Available: Call for Availability - 2016 -
Company: UAA / Universal Attractions Agency
Contact: Nick Martucci
Phone: 212-582-7575
Fax: 212-333-4508
Email Agent

Artist: The Blind Boys of Alabama
Available: Call for Availability - December 2016 - Holiday Tour -
Company: Monterey International Inc.
Contact: Michael Morris
Phone: 312-640-7500
Fax: 312-640-7515
Email Agent

Artist: Craig Karges
Available: Call for Availability - 2016 -
Company: DCA Productions
Contact: Geraldine Abrahamsen
Phone: 212-245-2063
Fax: 609-259-8260
Email Agent

Artist: StringFever
Available: Call for Availability - Feb 14th thru March 11th 2017 & Sept / Oct 2017 -
Company: Byway Entertainment
Contact: Richard Byford
Phone: 760-408-1226
Fax: 760-841-1837
Email Agent

Artist: Roberta Flack
Available: Call for Availability - 2016 -
Company: Wenig-LaMonica Associates
Contact: Jody Wenig
Phone: 914-631-6500
Fax: 914-631-0101
Email Agent

Artist: Rhythm of the Dance
Available: Call for Availability - February 15 - March 3, 2017 - Routing from New Mexico to Florida -
Company: David Belenzon Management
Contact: David Belenzon
Phone: 858-832-8380
Fax: 858-832-8381
Email Agent

Artist: Ashley Wineland
Available: Call for Availability - Summer, Fall & Winter 2016 -
Company: T&T Management & Booking Agency
Contact: KIKI Plesha
Phone: 602-736-4201
Fax: 912-925-0926
Email Agent




...with CelebrityAccess and the Encore Digital Weekly Magazine.
Submit Tour Dates to be listed on CelebrityAccess, Billboard, Musictoday, MTV, VH1, CMT and many other prominent tour date sites. Use our online form, or fax us at 860-371-3699.
Submit Artist Avails that may appear on the CelebrityAccess website and/or the Encore Digital Weekly Magazine and Daily Password email. Use our online form, or fax us at 860-536-5700.
Submit News including company personnel changes, roster changes, press releases and all worthy news items. Use our online form, email us at, fax us at 860-536-5700 or call our data acquisition office at 860-536-5700.

If you are interested in learning more about CelebrityAccess, please click on one of the following links:

          RAVE REVIEWS

CelebrityAccess is the leading entertainment industry provider of real-time access to over 50,000 Entertainers, Speakers, Celebrities, and their representatives. The database provides extensive contact information on musicians, comedians, lecturers, agents, managers, record companies, talent buyers and venues.

Information such as touring status, performance fees, production requirements, direct phone numbers, fax numbers, direct e-mail addresses, biographies, musical genres, industry news, and web site links - are all available through CelebrityAccess. CelebrityAccess also provides unparalleled, detailed information on over 14,000 venues and their personnel (over 27,000 contacts) throughout the United States, as well as, over 9,000 Talent Buying companies and their staff.

With over 5,000 active CelebrityAccess members, and over 120,000 ENCORE recipients, CelebrityAccess is recognized as the industry's most accurate, timely and extensive information resource. Thousands of performance industry professionals access the site daily to research booking opportunities, read industry news, review box office results, search for venues, and contact managers, agents and talent buyers.

If you are interested in learning more about CelebrityAccess and would like a free trial of our service, please contact us at (860) 536-5700 or visit us on the web at

ENCORE is published weekly by CelebrityAccess. This document may not be copied, in whole or in part, without the expressed written consent of CelebrityAccess. Various information contained in the ENCORE newsletter has been reproduced from the CelebrityAccess website.


PO Box 817
Stonington, CT 06378-0817 USA
Tel (860) 536-5700
Fax (860) 536-5713

PO Box 817
Stonington, CT 06378-0817 USA
Tel (877) 660-6310
Fax (303) 339-6877

CelebrityAccess respects your privacy. If you choose not to receive future issues of ENCORE, please click here:


© 2016 Gen-Den Corporation. All rights reserved.
CelebrityAccessSM and Gen-DenSM are service marks of Gen-Den Corporation.

** ENCORE readers and those that utilize ENCORE features are bound by the ENCORE NEWSLETTER USE AGREEMENT. If you choose not to be bound by this agreement, please discard the e-mail and notify us of your desire to be removed from future mailings. **