Music festivals are popping up all over with more this summer and fall than ever before. As the music industry continues to change at a rapid pace and the revenue coming from ticket sales and sponsorship rather than actual music, more bands are on the road. This means that buying up festivals have become big […]
Bonnaroo Sells Controlling Stake in Festival to Live Nation
Coachella, Staples Center, Nokia Live Among Properties in the AEG Bundle Up for Sale—What’s This Mean for Music
Anschutz Entertainment Group (AEG) based in downtown Los Angeles, the world’s second largest concert promoter behind Live Nation, is up for sale. The announcement yesterday, September 19, 2012 came as a shock especially to the city of Los Angeles and the fact that AEG just got a $700 million naming right deal for Farmer’s Field […]
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The Impact of the Grammy’s, Ticket Sales, and Sources of New Music on Youth Culture Markets
While Ticketmaster and Live Nation talk merger, AEG looks to the future, the Grammy’s rock mainstream media, and underground sources of new music bubble-up for a new generation of fans.