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  1. The Replacements 'Respectfully Pass' on Your Media Request; Stanley Cup's Fall Out Boy Cameo at Riot Fest (Backbeat)

    September 16, 2013 5:55 PM EDT The Replacements played Chicago's Riot Fest this past weekend, marking just their second performance in 22 years. Western Promotions founder Heather West , who ran public and press relations for the fest, describes the media onslaught for ...

  2. Tim Leiweke: Where Will He Go After AEG? Smart Money’s on Sports …

    March 14, 2013 8:03 PM EDT In his role as president/CEO of AEG, Leiweke greenlighted some of the most successful live music projects of the past decade, including the acquisition of Concerts West and Coachella producer Goldenvoice; the partnership with the New Orleans Jaz ...

  3. MLB Fan Cave Offers Unique Concert Opportunities

    August 02, 2012 1:15 PM EDT There hasn't been a Tower Records on the corner of Manhattan's East Fourth Street and Lafayette for nearly six years, but now a whole new kind of musical experience has taken its place. The MLB Fan Cave, a TV studio/performance space ope ...

  4. Billboard Power 100: Taylor Swift

    January 26, 2012 9:28 PM EST No. 78 Taylor Swift Singer/songwriter Twitter: @taylorswift13 A Big Machine of Her Own ... The humble approach Taylor Swift takes to her career has led her to achieve album sales of more than 20 million worldwide, according to Big Machine Records, ...

  5. Exclusive: Brock Jones To Comcast-Spectacor

    January 13, 2012 5:00 AM EST In a move with national touring industry implications, Brock Jones, formerly VP of Bookings at Nashville's Bridgestone Arena, has joined Philadelphia-based sports and entertainment firm Comcast-Spectacor in the newly-created role of VP of Boo ...

  6. Business Matters: Here Comes Dynamic Ticket Prices

    April 19, 2011 8:02 AM EDT Here Comes Dynamic Ticket Prices -- Ticketmaster has partnered with analytics company MarketShare to create tools that will allow clients to set and adjust prices for live events. The press release says the tools "will allow sports teams, art ...

  7. Sirius XM CFO: Howard Stern Might Have to Take a Pay Cut; Possible 10 Days Left on Air

    December 06, 2010 12:00 AM EST Howard Stern could broadcast live on Sirius XM for the last time on Dec. 16. After that, he heads for his annual end-of-year vacation and there still is no decision as to whether he’ll renew his contract, which expires on Dec. 31 and sets Sirius X ...

  8. MySpace Delivers Video To Mobiles

    December 03, 2008 12:00 AM EST MySpace users with mobile phones are about to find out if they can walk and watch TV at the same time. On Wednesday (Dec. 3), News Corp's online social network will make video clips from its members' pages available for viewing on mobile ...

  9. Def Leppard To Kickoff NHL Season

    September 22, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Def Leppard will help kickoff the upcoming National Hockey League (NHL) 2008-09 season on Thursday, Oct. 9. The band is the headlining act for the league's opening night bash, dubbed "NHL Face-Off Rocks 2008," and will perform their ...

  10. Usher Teams With NHL For Benefit Shows

    December 21, 2007 12:00 AM EST R&B star Usher will emcee two benefit performances during the National Hockey League's (NHL) 2008 All-Star Weekend in Atlanta. Proceeds from the events, which will feature performances by Wyclef Jean and the Jonas Brothers, will benefit U ...

  11. AEG, Harrah's Partner For Las Vegas Arena

    August 22, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Los Angeles-based AEG and Harrah's Entertainment have entered into a partnership to develop an approximately 20,000-seat arena that will sit one block east of the Las Vegas Strip. Scheduled for a 2010 completion date, the privately financed a ...

  12. Honda Center GM O'Donnell Dies

    August 20, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 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. O'Donnell's career in public facilities, professional sports and arena man ...

  13. AEG Inks Deal For Prudential Center

    February 08, 2007 12:00 AM EST Anschutz Entertainment Group (AEG) has nailed down the contract with the NHL's New Jersey Devils to manage the new Prudential Center in Newark. Additionally, AEG's national concert touring division, AEG Live, will book concerts and other ...

  14. New VP/GM Named For Detroit Arenas

    November 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST Padgett assumes role at Joe Louis, Cobo.. Tim Padgett has been named VP/GM of Joe Louis Arena and Cobo Arena in Detroit, effective immediately. Prior to assuming his current position, Padgett was VP of park operations at Comerica Park for Major Le ...

  15. Canadian Media's Lockout Coming To An End

    October 04, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Details of proposal being ironed out. The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation and the Canadian Media Guild are now hammering out details of a proposal to get workers back on the job this week after a seven-week lockout. The two sides met briefly wit ...

  16. Nashville's Gaylord Needs New Name

    February 23, 2005 12:00 AM EST The 20,000-seat Gaylord Entertainment Center in Nashville is seeking a new naming-rights sponsor. The 20,000-seat Gaylord Entertainment Center in Nashville is seeking a new naming-rights sponsor. The venue's primary tenants -- National Hockey ...

  17. CCE Names Exec VP

    February 17, 2005 12:00 AM EST Former pro-sports executive Bryan Perez has joined Clear Channel Entertainment as executive VP of strategy and business development, based in Houston. Former pro-sports executive Bryan Perez has joined Clear Channel Entertainment as executive VP o ...

  18. Litigation

    February 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST This Week's Stories: Amicis file briefs in Grokster case; Ticketmaster sued over trade secrets; No end to Napster litigation; Court throws out ACNielsen suit; ASCAP sues businesses; FCC won't seek Sup This Week's Stories: Amicis Bri ...

  19. Ticketmaster Sued Over 'Trade Secrets'

    January 25, 2005 12:00 AM EST STS: 'They stole our ideas.' Delaware-based company Ticket Innovations, doing business as Season Ticket Solutions (STS), has filed a multimillion-dollar lawsuit against Ticketmaster, citing breach of a non-disclosure agreement and misapp ...

  20. Venue Operators Talk Talent At IAAM

    July 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Slow touring season, NHL strike are hot topics. Two issues are top of mind for those in attendance at the International Assn. of Assembly Managers (IAAM) conference: a difficult touring environment and the looming National Hockey League work stopp ...