Dave Brooks has over 15 years experience as a writer, including eight years as the Managing Editor of Venues Today. He started Amplify in 2014 to give the industry its own voice and turn up the volume on live entertainment.
Lawyers for Synergy Global Entertainment, the independent concert promotion company started by Southern California promoter John Reese, have filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy protect in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in California's Central District.
Katie Anderson has elevated to the music leadership team at Creative Artists Agency, Billboard has learned, where she will focus on strategy, operations, culture, and growth for CAA’s Music team, working working closely with Rob Light, Darryl Eaton, Mitch Rose, and Rick Roskin in Los Angeles, and with Marc Dennis, Brian Manning, and Darin Murphy in Nashville
Creative Artists Agency head of music and managing partner Rob Light and his wife Shelly have made a $300,000 donation to several scholarship programs at Syracuse University in New York, where Light graduated in 1978.