ELROW SIGNS WITH EVENTBRITE FOR 100+ EVENTS

Eventbrite has signed Barcelona-based elrowFamily in a multi-year ticketing partnership. Eventbrite will handle the ticketing needs of the more than 100 shows and festivals under the elrow brand which pairs unique circus-inspired style with elaborate production, interactive performers and the world’s best electronic music. Elrow has residencies in Barcelona, Dubai, Madrid, New York, and Ibiza and is debuting new events in Shanghai and at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in London.

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HALSEY TO HEADLINE BILLBOARD’S HOT 100 FEST

Halsey will headline the 2018 Billboard Hot 100 Music Festival alongside Rae Sremmurd, DJ Snake and Future. The “Bad at Love” singer joins Kehlani, Dayaand and more previously announced performers for the annual summer festival at Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater in Long Island, New York, August 18 and 19. This will mark Halsey’s second time performing at the Hot 100 Fest after she first took the stage in August 2015.


SPECTRA MAKING PROGRESS TO REDUCE TYSON CENTER CITY-SUBSIDY

Spectra Venue Management says it has saved Sioux City, Iowa nearly $70,000 in the subsidy it pays for the Tyson Events Center. Building GM Erika Newton recently told the Sioux City Council the building was making progress towards its goal of reducing the city’s subsidy of the building by $270,000 in its first year through increased events and sponsorship revenue. “That’s where we’ll be in our first six months: about $70,000 better than what this past year’s budget was,” said Tom McDonnell, Spectra’s director of business development, according to the SCJ. “And then we’ll see how that goes into fiscal year 2019 and how that budget plays out and where our improvements are in that.”

 

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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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