At least not by Urban Outfitters, Free People or any other retailers that don’t have official licensing deals in place with promoter and festival owner Goldenvoice. Earlier this week Goldenvoice filed a federal suit against the retailer, accusing them of bootlegging their brand like a knockoff purse peddler at a swap meet.

Dave also has a piece today in Billboard that looks at whether President Trump is driving a visa crackdown on artists and touring musicians attempting to enter the U.S. through the visa waiver and B-1 visa program and Taylor reports on the Irvine City Council’s recent approval of a temporary outdoor music venue to be built to replace Irvine Meadows, which closed late last year after three-and-a-half decades of bringing music to Orange County.

Finally, congrats to our friends at Staff Pro for winning the staffing contract for the SMG-managed Greek Theatre in Los Angeles. The 2017 season begins April 14 with Idina Menzel. Click here for the full schedule.

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Founder & Executive Editor at Amplify Media
Dave Brooks has over 15 years experience as a writer, including eight years as the Managing Editor of Venues Today. He started Amplify in 2014 to give the industry its own voice and turn up the volume on live entertainment.
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