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.

No 'Bummer': Warped Tour's Lyman Delves Into Film

No 'Bummer': Warped Tour's Lyman Delves Into Film

As this year's annual Vans Warped Tours comes to an end Aug. 25 at the Home Depot Center in Carson, Calif., tour founder and producer Kevin Lyman will soon have his hands full with another project: the upcoming teen comedy flick "Endless Bummer."
American Music Awards Heads To Nokia L.A.

American Music Awards Heads To Nokia L.A.

Dick Clark Productions, Inc. and AEG have revealed that the 2007 American Music Awards will be hosted at the new Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles, which is scheduled to open in late October.
Honda Center GM O'Donnell Dies

Honda Center GM O'Donnell Dies

Mike O'Donnell, GM of the Honda Center in Anaheim, Calif., died Aug. 19 at his home in Yorba Linda, Calif., after a three-year battle with cancer. He was 46.
Van Halen Tour Kicking Off In Late September

Van Halen Tour Kicking Off In Late September

The first leg of Van Halen's long-awaited reunion tour with frontman David Lee Roth will kick off Sept. 27 in Charlotte, N.C., and run through Dec. 11 in Calgary, Alberta. Tickets for the trek, announced today at a Los Angeles media gathering, go on sale beginning Saturday (Aug. 18) via LiveNation.com. "I've done more rehearsal in the last four months than I've done in the past 20 summers," Roth said.
Eagles, Dixie Chicks Add L.A. Nokia Dates

Eagles, Dixie Chicks Add L.A. Nokia Dates

The Eagles and Dixie Chicks have added four more concert dates to help open the new 7,100-seat Nokia Theatre in downtown Los Angeles this October. In addition to Oct. 18 and 20, the two acts have signed on to perform Oct. 21, 24, 26 and 27.

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