Larry Magid

  1. Frank Barsalona Remembered by Irving Azoff, Danny Zelisko, Peter Luukko, More

    November 25, 2012 6:57 PM EST While the seeds that produced the modern concert business were planted decades ago by pioneering agent Frank Barsalona -- who died Thanksgiving day -- and though he effectively quit the business when he merged his Premier Talent with what was then ...

  2. Bruce Springsteen Reaches Philadelphia Landmark With Upcoming 'Wrecking Ball' Shows

    August 17, 2012 10:46 AM EDT It's no secret that Bruce is big in Philly, but when Springsteen and his E Street Band return the market for a Labor Day weekend stadium double of the Wrecking Ball tour Sept. 2 and 3 at Citizens Bank Park, they will set a remarkable mileston ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. Shake-Up At Live Nation Philly

    February 16, 2010 12:00 AM EST Larry Magid has left his post as chairman of Live Nation Philadelphia, Billboard has learned. Geoff Gordon remains as president of Live Nation Philadelphia. The circumstances of Magid's departure are unclear, and Live Nation declined to comme ...

  5. Producers: Philly Live 8 "Close To Perfect"

    July 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Crowd estimated at 700,000-800,000. Producers of the Philadelphia Live 8 show feel like they pulled off "as close to perfect a show as you could have," according to Larry Magid, president of Electric Factory, a division of the Clear Chan ...

  6. Magid In Talks To Re-Up With CCE

    February 16, 2005 12:00 AM EST Ending speculation about his future with Clear Channel Entertainment, veteran Philadelphia promoter Larry Magid is in final negotiations for a new long-term contract with the company. Ending speculation about his future with Clear Channel Entertai ...

  7. Bette Midler To Play New Round Of N.A. Dates

    June 09, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Bette Midler will extend her Kiss My Brass tour with another run of North American arenas, billboard.biz has learned. Bette Midler will extend her Kiss My Brass tour with another run of North American arenas, billboard.biz has learned. The Kiss My ...