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August 17, 2017 

Paradigm Opens New Toronto Office

Just two weeks after announcing the acquisition of the legendary Monterey Peninsula Artists talent agency, Paradigm Talent continued their expansion with the opening of a new office in Toronto.

Katy Perry Postpones Launch Of 'Witness' Tour

Pop queen Katy Perry has been forced to postpone the launch of her upcoming "Witness" tour for two weeks, citing production delays.

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Promoter 101 # 45 - AGI's Marsha Vlasic, Author, Larry Butler, ICM Partners' Rick Farrell

This week on Promoter 101 AGI's President Marsha Vlasic talks about working with everyone from Ozzy Osbourne, Elvis Costello, The Strokes and Neil Young.

Vivint Arena & Utah Jazz Select Ticketmaster

The Utah Jazz have signed a deal that will see Ticketmaster take over as the ticketing provider for the Vivint Smart Home Arena in Salt Lake City.

Tristan Boutros Joins ASCAP As CTO

Performance rights organization ASCAP has named former New York Times digital executive Tristan Boutros as Chief Technology Officer.

The Lefsetz Letter: Frampton At The Vilar
"Music is my food and life
Don't take it away"

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Agency, Management, Label, Tour Promoting Company & Public Relation Firm signings for the week of
August 17, 2017


Man Arrested After Rushing Britney Spears On Stage

Singer Britney Spears had a scary moment on Wednesday night after an audience member gained access to the stage and rushed at Spears and her dancers as they performed at Planet Hollywood.

SoundCloud Saved By Emergency $169.5M Investment As CEO Ljung Steps Aside

SoundCloud has closed an emergency round of funding that will allow the struggling streamer stay online, Co-founder and CEO Alex Ljung will step aside as a new leadership team takes control.

Chance The Rapper Donates 30,000 Book Bags To Chicago School Kids

Grammy Award-winning artist Chance the Rapper made things a little easier for students in Chicago after he donated 30,000 backpacks stuffed with school supplies.

Brantley Gilbert

The rain may’ve come down Friday, but that didn’t stop Brantley Gilbert’s fans – 16,018 strong – from descending on Cleveland’s Blossom Music Center for a night of industrial strength country rocked hard and the BG Nation filling the lawn for two plus hou More...


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Luiz Oscar Niemeyer Named Head Of Entertainment At Time For Fun

South American entertainment giant Time For Fun has announced that they have appointed Luiz Oscar Niemeyer as head of entertainment, with oversight of operations in Argentina, Chile and Peru, as well as Brazil.


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07/18/17Celine Dion, Veronic DiCaire Orange Velodrome - Marseille, France Concerts West/AEG Presents/Interconcerts 1/1 5,095,778 43,128 43,128 100% $154.00
07/29/17Celine Dion, Veronic DiCaire O2 Arena - London, U.K. Concerts West/AEG Presents/Marshall Arts 2/2 4,305,399 29,352 29,352 100% $187.00
07/27/17Celine Dion, Veronic DiCaire Barclaycard Arena - Birmingham, U.K. Concerts West/AEG Presents/Marshall Arts 2/2 3,687,694 23,865 23,865 100% $187.00
07/20/17Celine Dion, Veronic DiCaire Allianz Riviera - Nice, France Concerts West/AEG Presents/Interconcerts 1/1 3,648,103 30,270 30,270 100% $175.00
07/23/17Celine Dion, Veronic DiCaire Mercedes-Benz Arena - Berlin, Germany Concerts West/AEG Presents/FKP Scorpio Konzertproduktionen 2/2 3,338,229 20,391 20,391 100% $284.00
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Artist: Rare Earth
Available: Call for Availability - 2017 & 2018 - Nevada & Surrounding States -
Company: Lustig Talent Enterprises Inc.
Contact: Richard Lustig
Phone: 407-816-8960
Fax: 407-816-5959
Email Agent

Artist: 112
Available: Call for Availability - Select & routed dates 2017 -
Company: UAA / Universal Attractions Agency
Contact: Jeff Epstein
Phone: 212-582-7575
Fax: 212-333-4508
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Artist: Ambrosia
Available: Call for Availability - 2017 & 2018 -
Company: Solaris Entertainment
Contact: David Bishop
Phone: 850-766-8384
Fax: 850-270-2167
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Artist: The Brooklyn Bridge
Available: Call for Availability - 2017 & 2018 -
Company: TCI / Talent Consultants International
Contact: Mitchell Karduna
Phone: 212-730-2701
Fax: 845-359-4609
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Artist: Flow Tribe
Available: Call for Availability - 2017 & 2018 -
Company: Paradigm Talent Agency - Chicago (West Superior)
Contact: Jordan Carriere
Phone: 312-640-7500
Fax: 312-640-7515
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Artist: Bad Bunny
Available: Call for Availability - 2017 & 2018 -
Company: Rimas
Contact: Jonathan Miranda
Phone: 787-566-8600
Fax: 787-566-8600
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Artist: Jon Secada
Available: Call for Availability - 2017 & 2018 -
Company: UAA / Universal Attractions Agency
Contact: Jeff Allen
Phone: 212-582-7575
Fax: 212-333-4508
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Artist: Colors of Christmas
Available: 12/2/17 || 12/4/17 || 12/10/17 || 12/11-14/17

Company: David Belenzon Management Inc.
Contact: David Belenzon
Phone: 858-832-8380
Fax: 858-832-8381
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Artist: The BubbleGum Rock Tour
Available: Call for Availability - 2017 & 2018 - USA & International

Company: AIM / Artists International Management Inc.
Contact: Iona Elliott
Phone: 561-498-1300
Fax: 561-498-2004
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Artist: Snowkus Pocus
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Company: DCA Productions
Contact: Geraldine Abrahamsen
Phone: 212-245-2063
Fax: 609-259-8260
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Artist: Booker T. (Booker T. Jones)
Available: Call for Availability - Select dates 2017 & 2018
Company: Concerted Efforts
Contact: Tom Gold
Phone: 617-969-0810
Fax: 617-209-1300
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Artist: Runaway Gin (Tribute To Phish)
Available: 2018 - Call for Availability
Company: Nimbleslick Entertainment
Contact: David Limentani
Phone: 704-906-7558
Fax: 706-354-7957
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