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July 20, 2017 

Zedeck To Exit Live Nation

Veteran talent exec David Zedeck, Executive Vice President and President of Global Talent and Artist Development for Live Nation is leaving the company for a senior post at United Talent Agency.

Little Rock's Riverfest Calls It Quits

After a 40-year run, organizers for the Little Rock, Arkansas-based Riverfest music festival is calling it quits.

Stephen Budd Management
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Promoter 101 # 41 - Ticketmasterís David Marcus, Legendary Manager Peter Katsis

This week on Promoter 101 a Double Feature: Ticketmasterís David Marcus gives us a glance into future of ticketing, followed by Janeís Additions' Manager Peter Katsis, 3 Questions with Barrett Newman. News of the Week with Emporium Presentsí Dan Steinber

AEG To Operate The Historic Agora Theatre

AEG Presents has sealed a deal with Chris Zitterbart to acquire the operating rights to the historic Agora Theatre and Ballroom in Cleveland, Ohio.

Warner Acquires Songkick

Label giant Warner Music Group has acquired 'select assets' from popular live music platform Songkick.

The Lefsetz Letter: The Classic
They came for the Eagles. And they were not disappointed.
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Music Blogger Charged In T.I. Concert Shooting

A hip-hop podcaster is facing a homicide charge in connection with a fatal shooting during a performance by rapper T.I. at the Beacon Theater in New York last year.

Amazon Is Now 3rd Largest Music Subscription Service

Although it has often been overshadowed in the competitive world of music streaming, Amazon seems to be stepping into the light, with recent data showing Amazon music to be the second most widely used streaming app, and is the third largest subscription s

Polaris Music Prize Announces Short List For 2017

The Polaris Music Prize has announced its 2017 'Short List' of ten Canadian albums which have been selected as nominees for the prestigious award.

Brandy Clark

Itís been just over a year since critically-acclaimed touring artist Brandy Clark released her sophomore album Big Day in a Small Town. More...


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Mary Gu Shuhang Named CEO Of CAA China

CAA China, the agency's new joint venture with CMC Capital Partners, has named entertainment veteran Mary Gu Shuhang Chief Executive Officer.


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06/28/17U2, The Lumineers MetLife Stadium - East Rutherford, NJ Live Nation Global Touring 2/2 14,568,805 110,642 110,642 100% $280.00
06/25/17U2, The Lumineers Gillette Stadium - Foxborough, MA Live Nation Global Touring 1/1 6,881,340 55,231 55,231 100% $280.00
06/20/17U2, The Lumineers FedExField - Landover, MD Live Nation Global Touring 1/1 6,286,385 49,827 49,827 100% $280.00
06/18/17U2, The Lumineers Lincoln Financial Field - Philadelphia, PA Live Nation Global Touring 1/1 6,259,880 56,570 56,570 100% $280.00
06/20/17Roger Waters Staples Center - Los Angeles, CA Concerts West/AEG Presents 3/3 5,613,448 38,003 38,003 100% $250.00
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Available: Call for Availability - 2017 & 2018 -
Company: UAA / Universal Attractions Agency
Contact: Ross Brandes
Phone: 212-582-7575
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Artist: Simply Tina (Tribute to Tina Turner)
Available: Call for Availability - 2017 & 2018 - Anywhere in the continental USA -
Company: Simply Tina Tribute Band Management
Contact: John Bennett
Phone: 516-909-8200
Fax: 954-345-5065
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Artist: Sweet / The Sweet (Steve Priest)
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Company: Ashley Talent International LLC
Contact: Mark Hyman
Phone: 517-467-7777
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Artist: The Purple Xperience (Tribute to Prince)
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Company: TCI Artists
Contact: Mitchell Karduna
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Artist: Yonder Mountain String Band
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Artist: Bach to Bacharach
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Company: David Belenzon Management Inc.
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Artist: Autumn Zero
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Contact: James "Big Jim" Napier
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Artist: Scott Haggard
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Artist: Thelma Houston
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Company: Diva Central Inc.
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Artist: Michael Lynche / Big Mike
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Contact: Geraldine Abrahamsen
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Artist: Rare Earth
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