Archive for 2023/01

Grammy Appearances

They can’t get anyone to do the show. Used to be the airwaves were flooded with CBS touting the stars who were going to appear on the Grammys. Not this year. Because most of the superstars won’t commit! Because they don’t need it. Yes, the script has flipped. Used to be the stars needed the […]

Mailbag-Ticketing, Crime Songs & More!

TICKETING Lets start with fees. This is a problem I never see being fixed. Fans love to pay fees. There might be some fans out there that are loud and complain but they still buy the tickets and majority do not complain.¬† Agents, managers and artists¬† want 85%, 90%, 100% of the profit from the […]

Crime Songs Playlist

Spotify Playlist:   I Fought the Law Bobby Fuller Four   Crime of the Century Supertramp   Midnight Rambler Rolling Stones   Have Mercy On the Criminal Elton John   Psycho Killer Talking Heads   Ringo Lorne Greene   The Ballad of Billy the Kid Billy Joel   Machine Gun Kelly James Taylor   […]

E-Mail Of The Day

I was a part of the artist-facing team at Ticketmaster from 2003-2010, back then we called it Music Services. Basically a strategic attempt to increase Ticketmaster’s leverage in the upcoming then-CCE-soon-to-be Live Nation contract renewal negotiations (LN didn’t own TM at the time, but they were their biggest client). But if LN was going to […]