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November 16, 2017 

AEG's Hans Schafer Joins Live Nation As Head Of New Latin Division

Live Nation Entertainment has appointed Hans Schafer to oversee Live Nation Latin, a newly-formed unit that will focus on the company's expanding presence in the Latin events market in North America.

Taylor Swift Announces First Round Of Dates For Reputation Tour

Coinciding with the release of her sixth studio album, "Reputation" Taylor Swift has announced the first round of dates for her upcoming tour.

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Promoter 101 # 58 - AEG Presents' Lenore Kinder, John Finberg, and Straight No Chaser's Mike Luginbill

This week on Promoter 101 AEG Presents Lenore Kinder coming off the success of promoting the Lumineers tour nationally. Agent John Finberg joins us to talk about the moment Nightwish is having, and Straight No Chaser's Mike Luginbill gives us an artist'

AEG Presents Signs Wide-Ranging Sponsorship Deal With BBVA Compass

Financial services giant BBVA Compass has struck a broad-ranging, multiyear agreement with AEG Presents that includes sponsorship for events, concerts and brand activations at some of AEG's key venues.

Monetizing Drake With Cryptocurrency

Vezt, a cryptocurrency music company is the latest entrant seeking to securitize music ownership and has announced its Initial Song Offering program that will allow investors to take a stake in a song and its future royalties.

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Bandsintown Expands Free Service To Concert Venues, Festivals

Concert discovery app Bandsintown has opened its platform to allow venues and festivals to claim their own official profiles and alert local music fans of new show announcements in real time.

Rapper Lil Peep Dies On Tour Of An Apparent Overdose

Gustav Ahr, a rapper and singer better known by his stage name Lil Peep, died on Wednesday while on tour in Tucson. He was 21.

Louis C.K.: The Stories Are True

After a round of 'no comments' on Thursday, comedian Louis C.K. on Friday released a statement in response to reports published in the New York Times about several women who accused Louis C.K. of sexual misconduct.


The two-time Grammy Award-winning group Evanescence have released their new album Synthesis via BMG. More...


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UK Regulators Raid Offices Of Stubhub, Viagogo

British regulators raided the offices of two of the leading players in the UK secondary ticketing industry on Thursday as part of an investigation into suspected violations of consumer law.


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10/11/17Elton John The Colosseum at Caesars Palace - Las Vegas, NV AEG Presents/Caesars Entertainment 14/14 9,686,250 58,496 58,496 100% $500.00
10/11/17Britney Spears The Axis at Planet Hollywood - Las Vegas, NV Caesars Entertainment 9/0 6,291,563 37,220 40,296 92.4% $495.00
10/13/17Paul McCartney Estadio Beira-Rio - Porto Alegre, Brazil T4F-Time For Fun 1/0 6,054,860 45,774 46,989 97.4% $472.81
10/15/17Paul McCartney Allianz Parque - Sao Paulo, Brazil T4F-Time For Fun 1/0 5,613,520 46,070 46,557 99% $270.00
10/02/17Roger Waters Air Canada Centre - Toronto, Ontario Concerts West/AEG Presents 3/3 4,640,310 40,061 40,061 100% $200.34
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Artist: Sheila E
Available: Call for Availability - 2017 & 2018 -
Company: UAA / Universal Attractions Agency
Contact: Jeff Epstein
Phone: 212-582-7575
Fax: 212-333-4508
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Artist: CBDB
Available: Call for Availability - 2018 -
Company: Nimbleslick Entertainment, LLC - Georgia
Contact: Chad Denney
Phone: 706-354-0335
Fax: 706-354-7957
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Artist: Bill Pinkney's Original Drifters
Available: Call for Availability - 2018 / 2019 -
Company: Lustig Talent Enterprises Inc.
Contact: Richard Lustig
Phone: 407-816-8960
Fax: 407-816-8959
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Artist: Konshens
Available: Call for Availability - 2017 / 2018 -
Company: Solid Agency
Contact: Ariel McFarlane
Phone: 876-849-5881
Fax: 876-849-5881
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Artist: Arcade Fire
Available: Call for Availability - 2017 & 2018 -
Company: The Billions Corporation
Contact: David (Boche) Viecelli
Phone: 312-997-9999
Fax: 773-278-3721
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Artist: Knox Hamilton
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Company: Madison House Inc. - Nashville
Contact: Jordan Burger
Phone: 303-544-9900
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Artist: Doug Stone
Available: Call for Availability - Winter 2017 / 2018 -
Company: Gerald Murray Music LLC
Contact: Gerald Murray
Phone: 256-381-0432
Fax: 256-381-0487
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Artist: Britishmania LLC (Tribute to Beatles)
Available: Call for Availability - Winter 2017 / 2018 -
Company: Britishmania, LLC
Contact: Jon Ferris
Phone: 856-220-2613
Fax: 856-220-2613
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Artist: Larry Hernandez
Available: Call for Availability - 2018 -
Company: The M+M Group / The M&M Group
Contact: Michael Scafuto
Phone: 714-846-6600
Fax: 714-846-6601
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Artist: Rob Lake
Available: Call for Availability - Dec 2017 & January 2018 -
Company: Epic Creative Solutions
Contact: David Gravatt
Phone: 702-387-0900
Fax: 702-898-9538
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Artist: Missing Persons
Available: Call for Availability - 2018 -
Company: Artists Worldwide
Contact: Chuck Bernal
Phone: 213-368-2112
Fax: 213-368-2110
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Artist: High South
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