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.

Bon Jovi Calls For Fan Videos

Bon Jovi Calls For Fan Videos

To help promote the U.S. leg of its upcoming Lost Highway Tour, Bon Jovi is asking fans to upload short videos to bonjovilovesmytown.com for the chance to have the segments featured on large video screens throughout the trek's 38 dates.
Touring Briefs: Super Bowl XLII, Williams, AEG Live

Touring Briefs: Super Bowl XLII, Williams, AEG Live

Arena management firm Global Spectrum works to expand the University of Phoenix Stadium for the Super Bowl; Saul Williams preps for a 30-plus date tour; and AEG Live San Diego inks a new deal for Humphrey's Concerts by the Bay.
Brooks Grosses $3.8M In Two Day L.A. Run

Brooks Grosses $3.8M In Two Day L.A. Run

The figures are in for Garth Brooks' historic run at the 20,000-seat Staples Center in Los Angeles, where the country artist played five concerts between Jan. 25-26 to raise money for those affected by the October 2007 blazes in Southern California.
Live Nation Completes Theatrical Sale

Live Nation Completes Theatrical Sale

Live Nation has sold the remainder of its North American theatrical business to Key Brand Entertainment for a gross sale price of $90.4 million. The divestiture is part of Live Nation's ongoing strategy to focus its core business on music operations.
Touring Briefs: Paid Dues, Phoenix Rising Benefit, Philly Live!

Touring Briefs: Paid Dues, Phoenix Rising Benefit, Philly Live!

Hip-hop festival Paid Dues plots its third year; Phoenix Rising! adds stars to its line-up; and Comcast-Spectacor has partnered with The Cordish Company to develop a multimillion-dollar mixed-use retail, dining and entertainment district.
Springsteen, Daughtry To Headline Harley Concerts

Springsteen, Daughtry To Headline Harley Concerts

Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band, Daughtry, ZZ Top, the Black Crowes and Buddy Guy, among others, will perform as part of Harley-Davidson's 105th anniversary, scheduled for Aug. 29-30 across various Milwaukee venues.
Starr Hill In Deal With Anheuser-Busch

Starr Hill In Deal With Anheuser-Busch

Charlottesville, Va.-based Starr Hill Brewery, whose primary owner is Red Light Management and MusicToday founder Coran Capshaw, has entered into a deal with Anheuser-Busch to become the master distributor of the beer.

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