Tennis

  1. Larry Magid, Concert Biz Veteran, Promoting Tennis Legends Like Rock Stars

    May 16, 2011 6:55 AM EDT Famous tennis stars over the age of 30 have a lot in common with rock stars. So says Larry Magid, who has promoted and produced more than 16,000 concerts and live events with the likes of Bette Midler, Stevie Wonder, Billy Crystal, Robin Williams ...

  2. Metallica Breaks Arena Record Down Under

    November 25, 2010 12:00 AM EST Metallica's 20-date Australasian tour is now history, and the record books prove it. The American metal veterans smashed the ticket sales record at Sydney's Acer Arena, shifting 74,244 tickets over four sell-out dates in September and No ...

  3. Eagles To Play Australian Arenas

    June 22, 2010 12:00 AM EDT The Eagles are swooping in for an Australian arena tour this December. Frontier Touring Company has secured the services of the giant American band for a series of shows beginning Dec. 2 at the Sydney Entertainment Centre, and visits Perth, Brisba ...

  4. Amy Winehouse To Design Fred Perry Range

    March 12, 2010 12:00 AM EST Amy Winehouse has partnered with iconic British fashion label Fred Perry to design a 17-piece collection. "Amy has been wearing Fred Perry for years, so we were aware she was a genuine fan of the brand," said Fred Perry marketing directo ...

  5. Cohen Supports Australian Bushfire Relief

    February 09, 2009 12:00 AM EST Veteran Canadian songsmith Leonard Cohen and his Australian touring party have thrown their support behind victims of the deadly bushfires currently raging through the Victorian state of Australia. Cohen and his touring support act Paul Kelly, tog ...

  6. Viagogo Secures $15m Extra Funding

    February 05, 2009 12:00 AM EST Viagogo, the secondary-ticketing company, has clinched $15 million in new investment from two retired sports superstars at the same time as it has extended its current ticketing deal with Madonna. The $15 million is from Stefanie Graf Ventures and ...

  7. Blue Equity Acquires Mgmt. Company For Jackson, Carter

    February 07, 2008 12:00 AM EST Private equity firm Blue Equity, LLC is broadening its scope with the acquisition of Management Group International, a entertainment management company that represents clients like Janet Jackson and Nick Carter. Former owner of MGI, Kenneth Crear, ...

  8. International Acts Liable For Taxes Under New U.K. Rule

    March 22, 2004 12:00 AM EST International acts who perform in the U.K. will likely face stricter tax liability, following a recent High Court ruling concerning American tennis great Andre Agassi. LONDON--International acts who perform in the U.K. will likely face stricter ta ...