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.

B.B. King Club To Cut Ticket Prices For Unemployed

B.B. King Club To Cut Ticket Prices For Unemployed

For the month of February, the B.B. King Blues Club in New York is cutting all ticket prices for evening concerts by 50% for those who present an unemployment check and photo ID at the box office.
Rosner To Exit TicketsNow

Rosner To Exit TicketsNow

TicketsNow president and CEO Cheryl Rosner will exit the company, effective Dec. 19, a company spokesperson tells Billboard.biz. She will be replaced by Shawn Freeman, who will serve as president of TicketsNow and senior VP of resale for Ticketmaster North America.
Inaugural Musink Festival Tour Canceled

Inaugural Musink Festival Tour Canceled

The inaugural Samsung Mobile Musink Tattoo and Music Festival has been canceled, according to organizers, who cite the “current economic climate” as the primary factor.
DJ Tiesto, Carl Cox Set For Ultra Festival

DJ Tiesto, Carl Cox Set For Ultra Festival

DJ Tiesto, Carl Cox, Bloc Party, Deadmau5, the Ting Tings, Cut Copy and Crystal Castles lead the bill for the 2009 Ultra Music Festival, to be held March 27-29 at Bicentennial Park in downtown Miami.
Fallout From Terror Attacks For India's Live Biz

Fallout From Terror Attacks For India's Live Biz

At a time when some international recording artists are looking to include India in their Asian touring itineraries, the late November terrorist attacks in Mumbai could have a damaging impact on the country's emerging live entertainment business.
Ultra Music Festival Unveils 2009 Lineup

Ultra Music Festival Unveils 2009 Lineup

Tiësto, Carl Cox, Bloc Party, Deadmau5, the Ting Tings, Cut Copy and Crystal Castles, among others, will perform as part of the 2009 Ultra Music Festival, to be held March 27-29 at Bicentennial Park in downtown Miami.
Live Nation, AEG Reps Discuss Azoff Deal

Live Nation, AEG Reps Discuss Azoff Deal

Ticketmaster's blockbuster agreement to acquire a controlling equity interest in Irving Azoff's Front Line Management Group could have a big impact on Live Nation's summer amphitheater touring season, according to AEG Live CEO Randy Phillips, who spoke yesterday (Nov. 20) on a touring panel at the annual Billboard Touring Conference in New York.

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