Ticketmaster President Nathan Hubbard Exits Company

11 months ago

Live Nation Revenue, Attendance Each Up 8% in Second Quarter

11 months ago

Live Nation CEO Michael Rapino sat down with Fortune Magazine’s ‘s Adam Lashinsky at this year’s Brainstorm Tech for a wide-ranging discussion about the current and future state of the live touring industry. During the interview, Rapino talks from everything about the strength of this summer’s live touring sector to how technology and data are changing the face of ticketing.

Rapino also discusses, with some circumspection, the departure of the company’s former chairman Irving Azoff, and the financial ramifciations of Azoff’s exit for Live Nation.

Held this year from July 22-24 in Aspen, Colorado, and hosted by Fortune Magazine, Fortune Brainstorm TECH bills itself as a marketplace of the world’s leading technology and media innovators and enterpreneurs.

Source: Hypebot.com

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Live Nation to Serve Locally Grown Produce, Meat from Responsibly-Raised Animals and New Vegetarian Options in its North American Amphitheaters

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-Chef Hugh Acheson of Top Chef Fame and The Humane Society of the United States Working with Live Nation on Menu, Food Policies Moving Forward-

LOS ANGELES (July 24, 2013) Live Nation Entertainment announced today that it will begin serving locally grown produce, meat products certified under animal welfare programs recognized by The Humane Society of the United States, and for the first time, will introduce vegetarian meal options in its 38 owned and operated amphitheaters across North America.

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Live Nation Teams With Insomniac Events in "€˜Creative Partnership"

1 year ago

Live Nation is close to finalizing a deal to buy a 50% stake in EDM promoter Insomniac Events.

1 year ago 3 notes

Dan Aykroyd Talks House of Blues’ 20th Anniversary



The House of Blues is celebrating its 20th Anniversary with 20 months of festivities.

We talked to founder Dan Aykroyd about the event and the history…..

We don’t want to take up too much of your time here

Oh, no problem! I’m always excited to talk about House of Blues.

Before we get to specifics, any thoughts on this 20-year anniversary?…

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1 year ago 3 notes

Exclusive: SFX Acquires ID&T, Voodoo Experience, Hangout Music Fest

SFX Entertainment has added five new companies to its portfolio, including Voodoo Experience, Hangout Music Fest, and ID&T — the largest dance-event promoter in the world — according to its president Robert F.X. Sillerman. The moves automatically give SFX a significant foothold in the North American festival market - and not just in EDM.

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1 year ago 2 notes

Irving Azoff Q&A: Leaving Live Nation, What’s Next, and Why He Regrets Ticketmaster Merger

Just hours after Irving Azoff’s departure from Live Nation was confirmed, Billboard’s Ray Waddell caught up with him over the phone from Mexico, where Azoff’s family is vacationing with Don Henley’s family. In this conversation, Azoff explains why he’s leaving (especially on New Year’s Eve), who he’s taking with him, and why merging with Ticketmaster was both a highlight and a regret.

http://www.billboard.biz/bbbiz/legal-and-management/irving-azoff-on-leaving-live-nation-what-1008064362.story

1 year ago 3 notes

Irving Azoff, chairman of Live Nation Entertainment, will leave the company effective immediately, Billboard.biz has confirmed.

Irving Azoff

1 year ago