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January 19, 2017 

HK Management's Howard Kaufman Passes

Influential artist manager Howard Kaufman, who represented some of the biggest names in music, had died, Billboard is reporting.

U2 Adds Dates To Joshua Tree Tour

U2's upcoming Joshua Tree Tour appears to be a hit with the punters and promoter Live Nation announced that all of the tour's European dates sold out in just a few hours of going on sale.

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Pandora Stock Climbs On News Of Major Layoffs

Pandora shared some positive news about both subscribers and earnings late on Thursday, after a week in which investors shaved tens of millions of dollars off it valuation.

Nadel Named To Top Post At Elektra

Veteran label exec Gregg Nadel has been named as President of Atlantic Record Group's Elektra Records.

BPM Shootings May Be Linked To Drug Cartel

A Mexican drug cartel appears to be claiming credibility for the deadly shooting attack at the BPM electronic music festival in Playa del Carmen on January 16th.

The Kenny Aronoff Book
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January 19, 2017


Spotify's Latest Offer To Labels: A 14% Lower Royalty Rate

Spotify, YouTube and other music streamers are locked in tough re-negotiations with the major labels. But for Spotify, the stakes are the highest. The largest music streamer, which loses millions of dollars quarterly, is planning an IPO this year.

ACMs Set For April 2nd

The Academy of Country Music announced that the 52nd Academy of Country Music Awards will be take place at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, April 2, 2017.

Bassist And Luthier Jim Mouradian Dies Following Show

Jim Mouradian, longtime bassist for Ronnie Earl & the Broadcasters passed away on January 14th.

Nina Massara

Nina Massara is putting everything she has into a sound she hopes will bring the music she loves to every generation, young and old. More...


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RHCP, The Weeknd, Imagine Dragons Lead Lineup For Lolla Paris Debut

PARIS, France (CelebrityAccess) -- Live Nation announced that the Red Hot Chili Peppers, The Weeknd, Imagine Dragons, Lana Del Rey, and DJ Snake will lead the bill as the Lollapalooza festival brand makes its Paris debut.


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12/28/16Phish Madison Square Garden - New York, NY Live Nation 4/4 5,510,582 76,566 76,566 100% $84.00
12/31/16Billy Joel, Christina Perri BB&T Center - Sunrise, FL Live Nation 1/1 2,272,890 18,240 18,240 100% $159.50
12/30/16Widespread Panic Bridgestone Arena - Nashville, TN Live Nation 1/0 1,569,245 28,483 31,655 90% $70.00
12/23/16Trans-Siberian Orchestra Toyota Center - Houston, TX Live Nation 2/2 1,437,368 23,187 23,187 100% $76.50
01/07/17Red Hot Chili Peppers, Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue, Jack Irons Toyota Center - Houston, TX Live Nation 1/1 1,133,116 12,615 12,615 100% $99.00
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January 19, 2017
Artist: Kelly Hogan
Available: Call for Availability - 2017 -
Company: The Billions Corporation
Contact: Ali Hedrick
Phone: 312-997-9999
Fax: 773-278-3721
Email Agent

Artist: Josh Gracin
Available: Call for Availability - 2017 - February 10 &11, 2017 -
Company: Nahpro Entertainment
Contact: Chris Hurt
Phone: 615-806-5000
Fax: 615-806-5000
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Artist: The Young Dubliners
Available: Call for Availability - 2017 -
Company: dissident booking
Contact: Richard Rees
Phone: 323-650-4488
Fax: 323-650-4488
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Artist: Peabo Bryson
Available: Call for Availability - 2017 -
Company: ABC / Associated Booking Corporation
Contact: Lisa Cohen
Phone: 212-874-2400
Fax: 212-769-3649
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Artist: The Crystals
Available: Call for Availability - FL & Surrounding States - 2017 & 2018 -
Company: Lustig Talent Enterprises Inc.
Contact: Richard Lustig
Phone: 407-816-8960
Fax: 407-816-4959
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Artist: Alpha Blondy
Available: Call for Availability - 2017 / 2018 -
Company: SEG / Sweetwine Entertainment Group
Contact: Ira Sweetwine
Phone: 303-444-1554
Fax: 303-845-7202
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Artist: Ramsey Lewis
Available: Call for Availability - 2017 -
Company: UAA / Universal Attractions Agency
Contact: Nick Martucci
Phone: 212-582-7575
Fax: 212-333-4508
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Artist: Mary Wilson of The Supremes
Available: Call for Availability - 2017 -
Company: Wenig-LaMonica Associates
Contact: Paul LaMonica
Phone: 914-631-6500
Fax: 914-631-0101
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Artist: Hollerado
Available: Call for Availability - 2017 - Canada -
Company: The Billions Corporation
Contact: Steven Himmelfarb
Phone: 312-997-9999
Fax: 773-278-3721
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Artist: The Purple Xperience (Tribute to Prince)
Available: Call for Availability - 2017 -
Company: TCI / Talent Consultants International
Contact: Mitchell Karduna
Phone: 212-730-2701
Fax: 845-359-4609
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Artist: Southern Avenue
Available: Call for Availability - 2017 & 2018 -
Company: Madison House Inc.
Contact: Jordan Burger
Phone: 303-544-9900
Fax: 303-544-9900
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Artist: Martha Reeves & the Vandellas
Available: Call for Availability - 2017 -
Company: Ideal Entertainment
Contact: Dundee Holt
Phone: 917-572-6981
Fax: 917-423-0439
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