Originally a roughhewn seaport for loggers and treasure hunters, Seattle, Washington, is a modern mecca for arts enthusiasts with a live music scene centered around the Emerald City’s numerous and diverse clubs, theaters and signature entertainment complex Climate Pledge Arena. Continue Reading Emerald City’s Vibrant Theater Scene Continues To Flourish (Market Focus: Seattle)Read More
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The crown jewel of the Pacific Northwest has fully emerged as a Silicon Valley-esque economic powerhouse, fueled by big tech and e-commerce and advancing the city’s reputation as highly educated with a high standard of living.
Ahead of, and just in time for, the big event, here’s some supplemental information, preview content and talking points to help get you up to speed for a gathering of the most influential leaders in the live entertainment and facilities business. Continue Reading 2022 VenuesNow Conference HubRead More
Flip or flop. The lifespan of big-league stadiums and arenas is seemingly shrinking to a level far below the customary 30-year benchmark for sports venues. Continue Reading VNC Preview: Solving Shrinking Venue LifespanRead More
In a new role with Venue Coalition, live entertainment industry veteran Jim McCue says he’s eager to be able to focus on his prime area of expertise. Continue Reading Back To Booking Basics For Jim McCueRead More
Two new concert venues are headed to the 30-plus-acre Deer District in Milwaukee, across the street from Fiserv Forum.
Industry veteran Jim McCue has joined entertainment consulting company Venue Coalition as senior booking advisor. In his new leadership role, McCue will focus on talent relations and booking among the company’s 100-plus member venues across North America.
Oak View Group has appointed sports and arena veteran executive Kim Stone as president of UBS Arena and executive vice president of OVG East Coast, where she will assume her post Aug. 1. Continue Reading Kim Stone Joins OVG As UBS Arena President, EVP of East Coast OfficeRead More
Milwaukee Summerfest, nicknamed as the world’s largest music festival and at one time officially recognized as such by the Guinness Book Of World Records, kicks off tonight with its usual jam-packed lineup in the city’s downtown, this year taking place over three weekends.
The previously dormant Nashville Superspeedway is making a roaring comeback this weekend (June 24-26) with three races including the Ally 400 NASCAR Cup Series on Sunday. Continue Reading Nashville track upgrades for NASCARRead More
Trombone Shorty (born Troy Andrews) grew up busking in New Orleans and ended up one of the city’s most beloved musical ambassadors, performing in Australia, Brazil, Europe, Japan and North America.