Riley O'Connor

  1. Ontario Government Forms Live Music Working Group

    January 30, 2013 11:52 AM EST Above, from L-R: Michael Hollett, President/Managing Director, NXNE; Stuart Johnston, President, Canadian Independent Music Association and MusicOntario; the Honourable Michael Chan, Minister of Tourism, Culture and Sport for Ontario; Graham Hen ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. Canadian Music & Broadcast Industry Awards Honor Live Nation Chairman Riley O'Connor, Others

    March 23, 2012 10:26 AM EDT People were still finding their seats in the massive ballroom at the Fairmont Royal York Hotel last evening (March 23) when the 30th annual Canadian Music & Broadcast Industry Awards and Gala Dinner got underway in Toronto. The most important ...

  4. Canadian Music Week President Neill Dixon On Why CMW 2012 is Bigger & Better Than Ever

    March 22, 2012 4:05 PM EDT The popularity of Canadian Music Week (CMW), the Toronto-based music industry conference now in its 30th year, could easily have waned as the major labels consolidated during the past decade-plus. Instead, what's now tagged as "Canada� ...

  5. Canada's Touring Market Remains Strong From Coast To Coast

    February 26, 2008 12:00 AM EST The Canadian touring market is still on fire. "Maybe you need to talk also to some of my colleagues in the other provinces as well, but by current accounts, Canada is still selling tickets and the traffic is still on the road," says Patt ...

  6. 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 ...