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  1. Melissa Ormond

    November 28, 2012 4:20 PM EST President, MSG Entertainment Tending The Garden Melissa Ormond, a 25-year veteran of the live entertainment business, became president of MSG Entertainment last year after serving as the division's COO since 2008. In her new role, Ormond over ...

  2. Brooklyn Rises

    September 07, 2012 8:00 AM EDT Jay-Z to open Barclays Center As New York welcomes its new world-class arena. The Barclays Center rises up at the junction of Flatbush and Atlantic Avenues in Brooklyn looking, in the eyes of this visitor, like it was always meant to be there. And ...

  3. One Direction to Headline Madison Square Garden

    April 04, 2012 7:15 AM EDT British/Irish pop group One Direction will be headlining New York City's Madison Square Garden in December, the band announced today. The show follows the band's U.S. summer tour, which sold out within minutes. ONE DIRECTION FAN? Cover S ...

  4. How Ten New or Renovated Venues Are Reshaping The Nation's Touring Circuit

    February 22, 2012 2:48 PM EST A rendering of the Barclay's Center slated to open this September in Brooklyn. From Brooklyn to Kansas City, Mo., and points beyond, a wide range of new buildings and freshly renovated veteran facilities are making news and offering new oppor ...

  5. Bachata Star Romeo Santos Touring Arenas In Early 2012

    December 13, 2011 9:04 PM EST Bachata superstar Romeo Santos is going on a national arena tour in early 2012, according to a spokesperson. The Latin singer/songwriter, who is also the lead vocalist of Aventura, had a successful year as a solo artist in addition to being signed ...

  6. Aventura Announces U.S. Tour

    August 25, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Urban bachata group Aventura today (Aug. 25) announced the first leg of a U.S. arena tour in support of its chart-topping album "The Last." The trek kicks off Nov. 20 in Chicago, Ill. and closes out at New York's Madison Square Gard ...

  7. Luxury 'Supersuite' At New Madison Square Garden

    June 03, 2009 12:00 AM EDT A "supersuite" that could hold 300 people and luxury suites with kitchens, full bars and fireplaces will be offered to big spenders at the new Madison Square Garden, officials said in an update of plans to upgrade the 41-year-old arena. ...

  8. MSGE Expands Boston Footprint

    August 07, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Madison Square Garden Entertainment (MSGE) has inked a multi-year co-booking arrangement with the Citi Performing Arts Center in Boston, Billboard.biz has learned. The deal will bring additional broad-based performances to Citi Center's 3,600 ...

  9. Madonna's Upcoming Tour Garners Strong On-Sales

    May 27, 2008 12:00 AM EDT On-sales for Madonna's upcoming Sticky & Sweet tour continue to sizzle in many markets. In Europe, high demand for tickets in Paris for Madonna's scheduled Sept. 20 performance led to a second show added the following night. The Zuri ...

  10. Jay-Z Loses Stadium Name Bid

    October 09, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Shawn "Jay-Z" Carter's bid to name The New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority after his clothing company, Rocawear, was declined, reports the Associated Press. Instead, the venue decided to award naming rights to clothing maker ...

  11. MSG Overhauls Web Sites

    September 19, 2007 12:00 AM EDT MSG Entertainment's New York venues are getting a brand new digital image. The company has revealed that Web sites for Madison Square Garden , Radio City Music Hall and Beacon Theatre have been newly resigned, while a brand new site has been ...

  12. MSG Names Van Raalte SVP

    June 18, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Madison Square Garden has appointed Peter Van Raalte to the newly created position of senior VP of merchandising and licensing. He will be based in New York and report to Steve Mills, president/COO of MSG Sports, and Jay Marciano, president of MSG ...

  13. MSG, WaMu Ink Naming Rights Deal

    May 17, 2007 12:00 AM EDT New York's Madison Square Garden and banking company WaMu (formerly Washington Mutual) have entered into a multi-year naming rights deal for the Theater at Madison Square Garden. The arena's 5,600-seat theater will now be called the WaMu ...

  14. The Garden To Celebrate Elton Milestone

    March 21, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Madison Square Garden in New York City will commemorate Sir Elton John's 60th performance at the famed venue Sunday as he celebrates his 60th birthday. To celebrate this record-setting achievement, a banner marking "Most Performances by ...

  15. MSG Acquires Beacon Theatre

    November 16, 2006 12:00 AM EST MSG Entertainment has acquired New York's Beacon Theatre, making it the fourth venue in the MSGE portfolio, which includes Madison Square Garden, Radio City Music Hall and the Theater at Madison Square Garden. The Beacon Theatre, a 2,800-seat ...

  16. MSG Entertainment Acquires Beacon Theatre

    November 15, 2006 12:00 AM EST Venue set to host more than 100 events in 2007. MSG Entertainment has acquired New York's Beacon Theatre, making it the fourth venue in the MSGE portfolio, which includes Madison Square Garden, Radio City Music Hall and the Theater at Madison ...

  17. Schmidt Joins MSG Entertainment

    October 05, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Film, theater vet named exec VP, biz development. MSG Entertainment, the New York-based entity overseeing Madison Square Garden, Radio City Music Hall and the Theatre at Madison Square Garden, has named Tim Schmidt, a veteran of the film and theat ...

  18. Madison Square Garden To Move

    March 08, 2006 12:00 AM EST After weighing several options as to whether to renovate or rebuild, it appears Madison Square Garden owners Cablevision Systems Corp. have decided to move the celebrated New York arena from its curre After weighing several options as to whether t ...

  19. Marciano Named Radio City Prez

    February 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST Vet to book MSG. Concert industry veteran Jay Marciano has been named president of Radio City Entertainment, effective March 7. Marciano will be responsible for all aspects of Radio City Entertainment, including bookings and productions at New Yor ...

  20. MSG's Peresman Heads To Ron Delsener Presents

    November 03, 2004 12:00 AM EST Joel Peresman, longtime talent booker for Madison Square Garden, will join Ron Delsener Presents in New York as COO, reporting to newly-named president Jim Glancy. Joel Peresman, longtime talent booker for Madison Square Garden, will join Ron Dels ...

  21. On The Road

    June 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Madison Square Garden starts the process of a major renovation to create a state-of-the art facility and will do it without taxpayer money. Read Ray Waddell's column. Madison Square Garden starts the process of a major renovation to create a ...

  22. Madison Square Garden Ready For Revamp

    June 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The world's top-grossing arena, Madison Square Garden in New York, is headed for an extreme makeover. The world's top-grossing arena, Madison Square Garden in New York, is headed for an extreme makeover. The venerable arena "has sta ...

  23. Cablevision Restructures Venue Mgmt

    May 03, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Cablevision System Corp., majority owner of Madison Square Garden and Radio City Music Hall in New York City, has reorganized its management team, resulting in new responsibilities for Alan Gershowitz Cablevision System Corp., majority owner of Ma ...

  24. Madonna Tickets Move Quickly

    March 29, 2004 12:00 AM EST Any uncertainties about Madonna's clout at the box office were annihilated over the weekend, as initial sales of her <A HREF="http://www.billboard.com/bb/biz/newsroom/touring_venues/article_display.js Any uncertainties about Madonna&# ...

  25. MSG/Radio City Prez Exits

    January 13, 2004 12:00 AM EST Seth G. Abraham has exited as president of venue operator/producer Madison Square Garden/Radio City Entertainment. No successor has been named. Seth G. Abraham has exited as president of venue operator/producer Madison Square Garden/Radio City Ent ...

  26. MSG/Radio City Prez Exits

    January 13, 2004 12:00 AM EST Seth G. Abraham leaves major venue post Seth G. Abraham has exited as president of venue operator/producer Madison Square Garden/Radio City Entertainment. No successor has been named. Abraham, who joined the company in October 2000, previously spe ...