Oak View Group CEO and co-founder Tim Leiweke welcomed in-person and virtual attendees to the 2021 version of Pollstar Live! on Wednesday.Read More
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Comic Sebastian Mansicalco and his manager Judi Marmel, the co-founder, partner and president of talent at Levity Live, will participate in a keynote Q&A at Pollstar Live!.Read More
Event combines VenuesNow Conference, Pollstar Live!, Production Live! VenuesNow and Pollstar on Thursday announced Live Week: Reviving Live!, which will combine the VenuesNow Conference, Pollstar Live! and Production Live! Reviving Live! will mark a major step forward in the return of the global live entertainment industry with critical in-person meetings and events June 14-17 at The Beverly Hilton in Los Angeles. Key figures confirmed to participate in Live Week include Live Nation CEO Michael Rapino, Oak View Group CEO Tim Leiweke, Red Light Management founder Coran Capshaw, CAA Music Division Head Rob Light, NIVA/First Avenue Productions President/CEO Dayna Frank, Bandit Lites CEO Michael Strickland, Women Nation President Ali Harnell, TD Garden President Amy Latimer, Cleveland Cavaliers/Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse CEO Len Komoroski, entertainment attorney Berkeley Reinhold, and Roadies of Color United co-founders Bill Reeves, KC Jackson and Dave “5-1” Norman. “Our goal once again is to bring together the most powerful […]
GLOBAL ASSEMBLY: Bringing the international venue view to Pollstar Live! 2020 were (from left) Brian Kabatznick of Oak View Group, John Boyle of Live Nation Japan, Michael Brill of D.Live, Ashish Hemrajani of BookMyShow, Lucy Noble of Royal Albert Hall and James Taylor of Wembley Stadium. (Black Coffee Productions) Greater growth, greater opportunity, greater change: Oak View Group CEO and co-founder Tim Leiweke told the Pollstar Live! 2020 audience he sees all of that ahead for the live industry as he kicked off the official programming for the event Feb. 4 in Los Angeles. Leiweke added that the old fears of the live business not developing enough new artists to sustain the arena and stadium business have been proved false. “We’re going through an amazing period of time where we’re seeing artists start at a theater and go into an arena in the course of one tour,” Leiweke said. (OVG […]
Pollstar Live! is going down Feb. 4-6 at the Beverly Hilton in Los Angeles. To prep for the three days of music business discussions, we present interviews with a couple of featured speakers. Lucy Noble, artistic and commercial director, Royal Albert Hall, London, and chair, U.K. National Arenas Association Panel: “An Update on the Global Venue Landscape” Other panelists: Michael Brill, D.Live CEO; Ashish Hemrajani, BookMyShow founder and CEO; James Taylor, Wembley Stadium senior commercial manager; John Boyle, Live Nation Japan president; and moderator Brian Kabatznik, Oak View Group EVP for international facilities. Interviewed by Gideon Gottfried Is Christmas/New Years traditionally a busy time for the Royal Albert Hall? Very much so. It’s always been busy, but in recent years it’s taken on a new scale as we’ve started promoting and producing all of the Christmas season ourselves. During the monthlong Christmas season, which included several triple-show days, we welcomed more […]