concert promoters

Barry Diller Bows Out as Live Nation Chairman

Barry Diller announced his impending resignation as Live Nation chairman Tuesday, perhaps putting an end to his tussle with the rest of its board for control of the struggling concert promoter and talent agency nearly a year after its merger with Diller's Ticketmaster.

The Roots Grow a New Hip-Hop Business Model

A year after the eclectic Philadelphia hip-hop ensemble the Roots became the house band on NBC's 'Late Night with Jimmy Fallon,' it's found a new business model. Drummer Ahmir "Questlove" Thompson discusses the band's network salary, its late-night jam sessions, and cutting back from touring.