Kenny Laguna, Joan Jett and Larry Vallon were on hand when IEBA inducted them and others into the IEBA Hall of Fame at the organization’s 2019 conference in Nashville. (Courtesy IEBA) Bridgestone Arena, Fox Theatre in Atlanta, Red Rocks among winners The International Entertainment Buyers Association wrapped its 49th annual conference Tuesday evening with its awards ceremony. Inducted into IEBA’s Hall of Fame were rock legend Joan Jett alongside her longtime manager and producer Kenny Laguna, promoter Larry Vallon, Warped Tour creator Kevin Lyman, co-head of CAA’s Nashville office Rod Essig and booking agent Steve Dahl (posthumously). The Delaware State Fair was also inducted into IEBA’s Hall of Fame on the occasion of its 100th anniversary. Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena and its senior vice president of booking, David Kells, walked away with the two of the biggest honors: Arena of the Year and Venue Executive of the Year. “It’s totally fun and it was really great […]
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