Live Nation Scores Booking Deal At Philadelphia’s Mann Center
Live Nation secured a multi-year deal to book concerts at the open-air Mann Center for the Performing Arts in Philadelphia. The deal will go into effect immediately, allowing the venue to host top touring acts from the promoter giant. As a part of the deal, Live Nation will help... Read more
Insomniac Files Suit Against Former Paradiso Festival Partner
The California promoters behind Insomniac are accusing USC Events of misappropriating $1.2 million and breaching contract for its annual event in Washington. Now, the 2020 event is in limbo amid a lawsuit. According to Bilboard, USC Events has allegedly been teasing a 2020 edition of the Paradiso music festival.... Read more
Promoter Speaks Out About Cancelled Country Show, Fans Await Refunds
This summer, a Toby Keith show was cancelled in Illinois last minute and the promoter was accused of running off with the money. Now, the promoter is speaking up about what happened as ticketholders still await refunds. The Freedom and Dignity Festival was set to feature Keith along with... Read more
Promoter Faces Theft Charges After Kentucky Concert Debacle
The promoter for a Kentucky concert that was scheduled to feature David Allan Coe before falling apart is in police custody, facing charges ranging from theft by deception to multiple motor vehicle violations, according to multiple local news outlets. About 1,000 fans were waiting at a show that never... Read more
Promoter Drops Prices After Poor Sales For NFL Preseason Game In Winnipeg
After weeks of fans crying for lower prices, a promoter has dropped prices for thousands of tickets to a Packers-Raiders pre-season game in Winnipeg next week. The Canadian-based promoter On Ice Entertainment Ltd. announced a partnership with Molson Coors, which has reduced prices for up to 6,000 tickets in... Read more
Promoter Accused of Running With Money From Cancelled Toby Keith Show
A benefit concert for veterans was slated to take place in Illinois earlier this month starring Toby Keith, but the gig was abruptly cancelled after the promoter allegedly ran off with the money. The Freedom and Dignity Festival, featuring Keith and Clay Walker, was set to take place at... Read more
Live Nation Acquires Mexican Promoter OCESA Entertainment
Live Nation is continuing to grow its global market with the acquisition of Mexico’s OCESA Entertainment. OCESA is a leading promoter in Latin America and is the owner of Ticketmsater Mexico from CIE, as well as Grupo Televisa, which is the largest multimedia company within the Spanish-speaking world. Annually,... Read more
Fake Mariah Carey Promoters Sentenced For Wire Fraud Scam
Two California men have been charged with wire fraud after pretending to be promoters of popstar Mariah Carey and swindling two companies out of more than $100,000. The Lesbian Gay Community Network of Western Michigan (now known as the Grand Rapids Pride Center) was one of the two organizations... Read more
Remy Ma, Safaree Sued Over Failure To Play Benefit Concert
Rappers Remy Ma and Safaree are being sued after they failed to show up to a benefit concert they had agreed to play last year. The benefit show was slated to take place at the Wintrust Arena in Chicago on April 21, 2018. While the rappers had signed a... Read more
Live Nation Entertainment, the world’s leading live entertainment company, announced today that it has acquired a majority stake in Embrace Presents, a leading Canadian venue operator and promoter of concerts, festivals, and events in the Toronto area. The companies plan to combine Embrace’s expertise developing emerging talent, boutique festivals... Read more