Mitchell Peters

Correspondent

Mitchell Peters has worked in Billboard's Los Angeles office since 2006. He writes for Billboard Magazine, Billboard.biz and Billboard.com, and serves as the West Coast editor for Billboard.biz.

Lotus Asks Fans To Name Price For Select Concerts

Lotus Asks Fans To Name Price For Select Concerts

Rock band Lotus will allow fans to decide the ticket prices for select dates on its U.S. club tour this fall. The pay-what-you-want option will be available for eight West Coast shows, beginning Oct. 6 at the Roxy in Los Angeles.
Cinder Block Acquired By Transom Capital Group

Cinder Block Acquired By Transom Capital Group

Los Angeles-based equity firm Transom Capital Group has acquired independent merchandise company Cinder Block. Cinder Block founder and president Jeffery Bischoff will continue to lead the company and retain some ownership of the business.
Phish Sets Dates, Location For West Coast Festival

Phish Sets Dates, Location For West Coast Festival

As expected, jam band Phish will hold its eight festival at the Empire Polo Club in Indio, Calif., from Oct. 30 through Nov. 1. The event, dubbed Festival 8, will be the band’s first three-day festival on the West Coast.
Jay-Z To Make U.S. Festival Debut At All Points West

Jay-Z To Make U.S. Festival Debut At All Points West

Rapper Jay-Z will make his debut at a multi-day U.S. festival at the 2009 All Points West Music & Arts Festival, to be held July 31-Aug. 2 at Liberty State Park in New Jersey. He replaces previous opening night headliner the Beastie Boys.
Leonard Cohen Performs In Israel Despite Political Controversy

Leonard Cohen Announces Second U.S. Leg Of World Tour

Leonard Cohen will return to the United States this fall to perform in theaters and arenas, beginning Oct. 17 at the BankAtlantic Center in Sunrise, Fla., and wrapping Nov. 13 at the HP Pavilion in San Jose, Calif.
Leonard Cohen Announces Second U.S. Leg Of World Tour

Leonard Cohen Announces Second U.S. Leg Of World Tour

Leonard Cohen will return to the United States this fall to perform in theaters and arenas, beginning Oct. 17 at the BankAtlantic Center in Sunrise, Fla., and wrapping Nov. 13 at the HP Pavilion in San Jose, Calif.

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