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.

Conga Room, Goldenvoice Sign Booking Deal

Conga Room, Goldenvoice Sign Booking Deal

Latin music venue and restaurant the Conga Room, part of the $2.5 billion L.A. Live sports and entertainment project in Los Angeles, has signed an exclusive deal with AEG Live concert promotion arm Goldenvoice for exclusive talent booking.
GigMaven Launches In Beta

GigMaven Launches In Beta

GigMaven.com, a free Web site that enables artists to find and book their own concerts dates, has launched in beta format. Approximately 1,500 acts have already signed up to the site.
TicketsNow Opens Selling To Consumers

TicketsNow Opens Selling To Consumers

TicketsNow, a subsidiary of Ticketmaster, has announced a new service that will allow consumers to sell tickets via the secondary ticketing Web site.
The Billboard Q&A: WME's Joel Zimmerman

The Billboard Q&A: WME's Joel Zimmerman

With the recent launch of William Morris Electronic, a joint venture between the William Morris Agency and British DJ Pete Tong, the Los Angeles-based talent agency aims to create a "boutique agency model within the larger agency," says Joel Zimmerman, U.S. head of WME.
Rock The Bells Tour Making European Debut

Rock The Bells Tour Making European Debut

Traveling hip-hop festival Rock the Bells will make its European debut this fall with performances by Nas, Mos Def, De La Soul, the Pharcyde, EPMD, Supernatural and Scratch, among others.

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