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ENCORE: The Weekly Performance Industry Magazine
The ENCORE Digital Weekly Magazine is a
June 18, 2009 

Hurwitz Sues Live Nation

Seth Hurwitz's I.M.P., and I.M.A. (Merriweather Post Pavilion) quietly filed a lawsuit in March against promoter Live Nation, alleging that the company is operating in violation of anti-trust laws.

AEG's Dubfest Takes Shape

Since joining AEG Live, former Fantasma scion Jesse Stoll has been hard at work on AEG's new Florida festival, Dubfest.

Festival International de Jazz de Montréal
This week In The Hot Seat with Larry LeBlanc: André Ménard
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InFocus: Steve McKay - Euphoria Event Solutions

Steve McKay is the owner of Euphoria Events Solutions, a Connecticut-based production company specializing in saddle span tension structures, (AKA tents) for outdoor events.

Vans Warped Tour 2009 With An Endless Bummer

Vans Warped Tour Presented by AT&T has announced a special after-party in downtown Ventura on Sunday, June 28 directly following the Vans Warped Tour show at Seaside Park in Ventura, CA.

Weitzman Joins ole

David Weitzman has joined the ole Los Angeles team as their new Director of Business Development. David brings 15 years of experience in the industry to the table, with stints in A&R, radio promotion, development and distribution to the table.

Guy Starts Dance Party
Earlier this week May stats were released that Facebook has passed MySpace in users and page views both in the US and worldwide.
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Agency, Management, Label, Tour Promoting Company & Public Relation Firm signings for the week of
June 18, 2009


OFFICIAL: MySpace Cuts 30% Of Staff

As part of a plan to restructure into a "more innovative, efficient, and entrepreneurial business", MySpace announced today that it will reduce its staff by nearly 30% or about 420 people.

Are Artists The New Gatekeepers? Clear Channel Radio & Front Line Mgt. Think So

Both broadcast and online radio are searching for new ways to engage listeners in the iPod age and radio giant Clear Channel is betting that name artists may be the answer.<

Closing Arguments In Music-Sharing Trial

Closing arguments are Thursday in the retrial of a Minnesota woman who allegedly engaged in illegal sharing of copyrighted music on the Internet.

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Kathy Griffin

Kathy Griffin has won two Emmys for "Kathy Griffin: My Life on the More...



Ticket Service Nederland, Paradiso And Melkweg Announce Multi-Year Ticketing Extension

Ticket Service Nederland, a Ticketmaster Entertainment, Inc., operating business, Paradiso corporation and Melkweg corporation announced a multi-year extension of their more than decade-long ticketing partnership.


Music, Entertainment Industry, Celebrity, Movie and Television News Updated Every Four Hours!

Date Artist Venue Promoter Shows/
Gross Tickets Sold Total Capacity Percent Sold Ticket Price(s)
06/04/09Metallica, Avenged Sevenfold, Resorte Foro Sol - Mexico City, OCESA/CIE-Mexico 3/3 8,542,601 158,349 158,349 100% $104.37
06/04/09Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band Stockholm Stadion - Stockholm, Live Nation International 3/3 7,877,161 97,024 97,024 100% $103.05
05/29/09Dave Matthews Band, Willie Nelson Fenway Park - Boston, MA Live Nation 2/0 4,810,650 65,215 66,015 98.8% $75.00
06/06/09Kenny Chesney, Sugarland, Montgomery Gentry, Miranda Lambert, Lady Antebellum Heinz Field - Pittsburgh, PA Northshore Entertainment Works/The Messina Group/AEG Live 1/0 4,106,495 47,510 49,103 96.8% $175.00
05/23/09Sasquatch Music Festival: Kings of Leon, Jane’s Addiction, Ben Harper & Relentless7, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Nine Inch Nails, Erykah Badu, The Decemberists, TV on the Radio, Silversun Pickups & others The Gorge - George, WA Live Nation 3/2 4,035,682 71,154 75,006 94.9% $76.50
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06/19 - 06/24 Durban, South Africa
06/23 - 06/24 New York, NY
06/25 - 06/28 Athens, GA
06/29 - 07/01 London, UK
07/07 - 07/09 Madrid, Spain
07/07 - 07/11 New York, NY
07/13 - 07/14 Mackinac Island, MI
07/15 - 07/17 Las Vegas, NV
07/16 - 07/18 Singapore, Singapore
07/17 - 07/19 Nashville, TN
07/22 - 07/24 Tokyo, Japan
07/23 - 07/25 Johannesburg, South Africa
07/23 - 07/25 Tokyo, Japan
07/24 - 07/28 Boston, MA
07/29 - 08/02 Nashville, TN
08/03 - 08/09 Estes Park, CO
08/05 - 08/08 Boulder, CO
08/05 - 08/09 Tampa, FL
08/10 - 08/13 Atlantic City, NJ
08/13 - 08/14 San Francisco, CA
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Talent Buyer Opportunities
for the week of
June 18, 2009
Artist: Roy Haynes
Available: Call for availability - September 2009 -
Company: TKA / Ted Kurland Associates
Contact: Laurel Wicks
Phone: 617-254-0007
Fax: 617-782-3577
Email Agent

Artist: Boris (Band)
Available: Call for availability - 2010 -
Company: Flowerbooking Inc.
Contact: Susanne Dawursk
Phone: 773-289-3400
Fax: 773-289-3434
Email Agent

Artist: The Acorn
Available: Call for availability - Fall 2009 -
Company: The Billions Corporation
Contact: Steven Himmelfarb
Phone: 312-997-9999
Fax: 773-278-3721
Email Agent

Artist: StringFever
Available: Call for availability - September 21st, 22nd, 23rd 2009 - Northeast & mid-west -
Company: Byway Entertainment
Contact: Richard Byford
Phone: 760-320-9054
Fax: 760-327-4584
Email Agent

Artist: John Taglieri
Available: Call for availability - Fall 2009 -
Company: Degy Booking International Inc.
Contact: Ari Nisman
Phone: 732-818-9600
Fax: 732-818-9611
Email Agent

Artist: Dirty Sweet
Available: Call for availability - 2009 -
Company: Crescendo Artists
Contact: Brandon Mann
Phone: 303-444-5816
Fax: 303-448-1763
Email Agent

Artist: Lynda Carter
Available: Call for availability - 2009 / 2010 -
Company: Bazel Group Inc.
Contact: Edward Bazel
Phone: 615-847-1105
Fax: 615-847-1106
Email Agent

Artist: Yolanda Adams
Available: Call for availability - 2009 -
Company: ABC / Associated Booking Corporation
Contact: Lisa Cohen
Phone: 212-874-2400
Fax: 212-769-3649
Email Agent

Artist: Jeffrey Osborne
Available: Call for availability - 2009 -
Company: Wenig-LaMonica Associates
Contact: Paul LaMonica
Phone: 914-631-6500
Fax: 914-631-0101
Email Agent

Artist: UB40's Ali Campbell
Available: Call for availability - July 16 - 29; Aug 4 - 12; Aug 19 - 27; September 2009 -
Company: Paradise Artists
Contact: Charlie Davis
Phone: 805-646-8433
Fax: 804-646-3367
Email Agent

Artist: Cale Parks
Available: Call for availability - August, November, December 2009 -
Company: Flowerbooking Inc
Contact: Mahmood Shaikh
Phone: 773-289-3400
Fax: 773-289-3434
Email Agent

Artist: Anthrax
Available: Call for Availability - July 18, 2009 to August 1, 2009 - Europe with Metallica -
Company: TKO / The Kirby Organization
Contact: Dave Kirby
Phone: 310-273-9200
Fax: 310-943-1517
Email Agent




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