Blues Concerts

  1. Backbeat: Live Nation Canada's Riley O'Connor Inducted Into Canadian Music Industry Hall of Fame

    March 28, 2012 3:24 PM EDT Riley O'Connor was inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame at the Canadian Music Awards and Gala Dinner in Toronto last week. (Photo: Grant W. Martin) During Live Nation Canada chairman Riley O'Connor 's induction into the Can ...

  2. Nederlander Expands Reach With Viejas Deal

    January 04, 2008 12:00 AM EST Viejas Entertainment and Production has struck a deal with Nederlander Concerts for the latter to be the exclusive talent booker for all Viejas venues, including the 2,500-capacity, outdoor Concerts in the Park and 750-capacity indoor club DreamCa ...

  3. Live Nation Restructures Canadian Team

    July 10, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Live Nation Canada has reorganized its executive team, appointing Riley O'Connor as chairman of Live Nation Canada. O'Connor, a Canadian music industry vet who most recently served as senior VP of talent at House of Blues Concerts Canada ...

  4. Alex Hodges To Exit House Of Blues

    January 31, 2007 12:00 AM EST Alex Hodges confirms to Billboard.biz that he is leaving House Of Blues Concerts, where he was executive VP, effective Friday (Feb. 2). The company, which includes several amphitheaters, HOB Clubs and a thriving concert promotion business, was acq ...

  5. On The Road

    May 10, 2006 12:00 AM EDT House of Blues Concerts is throwing some bucks at its amphitheaters in an attempt to improve the concertgoer experience this summer. Read Ray Waddell's column. House of Blues Concerts is throwing some bucks at its amphitheaters in an attempt ...

  6. On The Road

    April 24, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Perhaps seeing an opportunity in a reduced Live Nation profile in the Southeast, House of Blues Concerts is beefing up its presence in the region. Read Ray Waddell's column. Perhaps seeing an opportunity in a reduced Live Nation profile in th ...

  7. HOB To Deliver Entertainment For San Diego Resort

    August 24, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Multi-year exclusive partnership in place. House of Blues Concerts will be the exclusive provider of entertainment to venues at San Diego, Calif.’s Pala Casino, Spa and Resort. The multi-year partnership will see HOB booking all shows for the comp ...

  8. HOB Plans Anti-Tobacco Events

    April 28, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Pacific N.W. division teams with department of health. The Washington state department of health is teaming with the Pacific Northwest division of House of Blues Concerts to ban tobacco sponsors from promoting their goods at musical events within ...

  9. Gibson Nabs Universal Amphitheatre Naming Rights

    April 05, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Nashville-based Gibson Guitar Corp. has locked up a 10-year naming-rights deal for Universal Amphitheatre in Universal City, Calif. The venue will now be known as the Gibson Amphitheatre at Universal NASHVILLE -- Nashville-based Gibson Guitar Corp ...

  10. Gibson Nabs Universal Amphitheatre Naming Rights

    April 04, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Guitar-maker scores 10-year deal for L.A. venue. Nashville-based Gibson Guitar Corp. has locked up a 10-year naming-rights deal for Universal Amphitheatre in Universal City, Calif. The venue will now be known as the Gibson Amphitheatre at Universa ...

  11. House Of Blues, Paramount Ink Theme-Park Deal

    April 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT House of Blues Concerts has entered into an agreement with Paramount Parks, a unit of Viacom Inc., for HOB to book and promote concerts at Paramount theme-park amphitheaters. House of Blues Concerts has entered into an agreement with Paramount Par ...

  12. Palazzo Joins HOB As Talent Buyer

    April 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Paola Palazzo, a former Creative Artists Agency agent, has joined House of Blues Concerts (HOB) as a talent buyer. Paola Palazzo, a former Creative Artists Agency agent, has joined House of Blues Concerts (HOB) as a talent buyer. Palazzo will work ...