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.

Live Nation Posts Q2 Revenue Increase

Live Nation Posts Q2 Revenue Increase

Live Nation has reported a second-quarter net income of $1.2 million, or 2 cents per share, down from a net profit of $9.9 million, or 15 cents a share, during the same period last year. Revenues at the Los Angeles-based company rose 18% to 1.16 billion from $986.3 million.
Weezer Plots Fall North American Tour

Weezer Plots Fall North American Tour

Weezer will embark on its first North American tour in three years, beginning Sept. 23 at the Tsongas Arena in Boston, and wrapping Oct. 25 at the Gwinnett Arena in Atlanta. Tokyo Police Club and Angels & Airwaves have been tapped as openers.
MySpace Records Lands First Headlining Tour Sponsor

MySpace Records Lands First Headlining Tour Sponsor

Singer/songwriter Kate Voegele will be the first MySpace Records artist to land a sponsored headlining tour. The University of Phoenix is sponsoring the artist's 40-date North American "Back 2 School" trek, which launches Aug. 8 at the Glass House in Pomona, Calif.
Weezer Plots First Tour In Three Years

Weezer Plots First Tour In Three Years

Weezer will embark on its first North American tour in three years, beginning Sept. 23 at the Tsongas Arena in Boston, and wrapping Oct. 25 at the Gwinnett Arena in Atlanta.
Mariah Carey Launches Summer Krush Series

Mariah Carey Launches Summer Krush Series

Surrounded by thousands of screaming fans, Mariah Carey helped launch the second annual Samsung AT&T Summer Krush last night (July 31) with a five-song set at the Hollywood & Highland Center in Los Angeles.
Carey Kicks Off Krush

Carey Kicks Off Krush

Surrounded by thousands of screaming fans, Mariah Carey helped launch the second annual Samsung AT&T Summer Krush last night (July 31) with a five-song set at the Hollywood & Highland Center in Los Angeles.
The Mars Volta Anchors L.A.'s Detour Festival

The Mars Volta Anchors L.A.'s Detour Festival

The Mars Volta, Gogol Bordello, Shiny Toy Guns, the Presets, Cut Copy, Matt Costa and the Black Lips will lead this year's third annual LA Weekly Detour Music Festival, to be held Oct. 4 on Main and 1st Streets in downtown Los Angeles.

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