March 22, 1996 |
Here are a few tips on how to buy concert tickets if you plan to resell them at a profit. 1. The object is to go through the line at your local ticket outlet as quickly as possible and, if you can, go through the line again. Every second wasted makes a difference. 2. Be discreet in your dealings and remain as inconspicuous as possible. The reason for this is that there may be fans in line who feel you are cheating them out of better seats. Also, store employees may become irritated with you. 3.
January 6, 2012 |
Billionaire Ron Burkle has added movie production and concert promotion to the arenas he wants to play in. The man who made his fortune bagging supermarket chains and selling them off for billions went into the live music business Thursday by purchasing Artist Group International, a New York agency that books concerts for Billy Joel, Metallica and others. He concurrently invested in the movie business by taking a stake in independent movie studio Relativity Media. Y Entertainment group, a newly formed subsidiary of Burkle's investment firm Yucaipa Cos., made the two deals separately for undisclosed sums of money.
August 22, 2008 |
Concert company Live Nation Inc. said it had agreed to an exclusive five-year deal with entertainment firms CIE and Time for Fun to extend its reach into Latin America. Terms were not disclosed.
November 16, 2007 |
Live Nation Inc., the concert touring company, said it would acquire Signatures Network Inc., a music merchandise company, in a deal valued at $79 million in cash, stock and debt.
August 22, 2011 |
The media and some public officials have had plenty of bad things to say about the Electric Daisy Carnival, and a lot of it can be summed up by the word "rave. " But this isn't 1993, and Insomniac, which produces EDC, isn't throwing parties in warehouses with no rules and no security. Insomniac creates multimillion-dollar productions with top artists like Tiesto (who performed at the opening of the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens) and Will.i.am (who performed for President Obama). Don't know them?
May 25, 2007 |
The U.S. entry in "Live Earth," the set of seven concerts being staged around the world July 7 to raise awareness of global warming, will take place at Giant Stadium in New Jersey, but plans are also in place for an unofficial companion concert at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum the same day.