Sports in the United States

  1. Van Halen Axes Two Carolina Dates

    August 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Van Halen has pulled the plug on two dates in the Carolinas: Sept. 12 at the Colonial Center in Columbia, S.C., and Sept. 14 at the Charlotte (N.C.) Coliseum. Van Halen has pulled the plug on two dates in the Carolinas: Sept. 12 at the Colonial Ce ...

  2. Cincinnati Lifts 25-Year-Old Seating Ban

    August 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Cincinnati city council Wednesday (Aug. 4) lifted a nearly 25-year ban on concert general admission seating imposed after 11 fans were crushed to death at a performance by the rock group the Who. The Cincinnati city council Wednesday (Aug. 4) ...

  3. Global Spectrum Names Regional Directors

    July 29, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Global Spectrum has promoted Brett Mitchell and Doug Higgons to regional directors. Global Spectrum has promoted Brett Mitchell and Doug Higgons to regional directors. Mitchell will expand his role as GM of the Overland Park Convention Center in O ...

  4. AEG Unveils Big Plans For L.A. Complex

    July 16, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Plans by Anschutz Entertainment Group (AEG) for a billion-dollar, music-driven development in the footprint of L.A.'s Staples Center will create a West Coast equivalent of Times Square, according to R Plans by Anschutz Entertainment Group (AE ...

  5. SMG Extends Big Sandy Contract

    July 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Philadelphia-based facility management firm SMG has been awarded a contract extension to continue managing the Big Sandy Superstore Arena in Huntington, W.Va. Philadelphia-based facility management firm SMG has been awarded a contract extension to ...

  6. SMG Inks Deal To Manage Germany's Loreley Venue

    June 09, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Move continues Philadelphia firm's European expansion. Continuing its European expansion, Philadelphia-based facility management firm SMG has been awarded a contract to manage Germany's premier amphitheatre, the Loreley in St. Goarshause ...

  7. SMG Inks Deal To Manage Germany's Loreley Venue

    June 09, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Move continues Philadelphia firm's European expansion. Continuing its European expansion, Philadelphia-based facility management firm SMG has been awarded a contract to manage Germany's premier amphitheatre, the Loreley in St. Goarshause ...

  8. Global Spectrum Hires New Fargodome GM

    May 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Philadelphia-based facility management firm Global Spectrum has named Rob Sobolik as GM of the Fargodome, the 27,000-seat multi-purpose facility in Fargo, N.D. Philadelphia-based facility management firm Global Spectrum has named Rob Sobolik as GM ...

  9. Jimmy Buffett Shows Likely For Fenway Park

    March 15, 2004 12:00 AM EST Officials for the Boston Red Sox confirm to Billboard.biz that they are moving forward on organizing concerts Sept. 10 and 12 at Fenway Park. While they would not confirm the artist involved, it is wi Officials for the Boston Red Sox confirm to Bi ...

  10. Eagles To Take Flight Again In May

    March 04, 2004 12:00 AM EST The Eagles will return to secondary markets in May with their ongoing Farewell I tour, which began in 2002, Billboard.biz has learned. The Eagles will return to secondary markets in May with their ongoing Farewell I tour, which began in 2002, Bill ...

  11. Venue Manager SMG Renews Reliant Pact

    February 25, 2004 12:00 AM EST Philadelphia-based facility management firm SMG has been awarded a renewal contract to continue managing Houston's Reliant Park Complex. The Harris County Sports and Convention Corp. extended SMG's co Philadelphia-based facility manageme ...

  12. Venue Manager John Friedmann Dies

    January 13, 2004 12:00 AM EST Facility manager John Friedmann, executive director of the Jackson County Sports Complex Authority in Kansas City, Mo., died Jan. 9 at Truman Medical Center in the city. Friedmann, 71, had been in cri Facility manager John Friedmann, executive dir ...

  13. Don Was Gets Into TV/Video Production Business

    December 23, 2003 12:00 AM EST Grammy-winning producer Don Was has formed an L.A.-based TV and home-video production company, M101. Was' partners in the company include Arizona Diamondbacks owner Dale Jensen, former ABC executive M Grammy-winning producer Don Was has forme ...

  14. Don Was Gets Into TV/Video Production Business

    December 23, 2003 12:00 AM EST Grammy-winning producer Don Was has formed an L.A.-based TV and home-video production company, M101. Was' partners in the company include Arizona Diamondbacks owner Dale Jensen, former ABC executive M Grammy-winning producer Don Was has forme ...

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