Paola Palazzo, a former Creative Artists Agency agent, has joined House of Blues Concerts (HOB) as a talent buyer.

Paola Palazzo, a former Creative Artists Agency agent, has joined House of Blues Concerts (HOB) as a talent buyer.

Palazzo will work closely with Bob Shea, senior VP of talent, and Emily Simonitsch, senior VP of special markets, in programming the Universal Amphitheatre and booking other venues such as the Flint Center in Cupertino, Calif.

Palazzo will be based at HOB corporate headquarters in Los Angeles, and will report to executive VP Alex Hodges.