JERRY GOLD NAMED EVP AND CFO OF LIVEXLIVE

Loton Corp. announced it has named longtime industry exec Jerry Gold as the EVP and CFO of its LiveXLive music streaming business. Gold joined LiveXLive in March as the strategic financial advisor to the chairman. Prior to that, he spent 37 years working as a music and entertainment executive, including a decade as the EVP and CFO of Warner Music Group. He managed Warner’s investment in Columbia House and was a member of its board of directors.

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ALAN CUMMING TO OPEN CLUB CUMMING IN NYC

alan cummingActor Alan Cumming has plans to open a night club in New York’s East Village called Club Cumming. Cumming will work with Easternbloc owners Benjamin Maisani and Darren Dryden, and gay nightlife promoter Daniel Nardicio for the new club. A rep for the actor told Page Six that Alan wants the club to have DJs, themed nights, and be a judgment free space for people of all ages, genders, and sexualities.


AEG SUES CENTERPLATE AFTER LAWSUIT OVER INJURY AT KEMPER

AEG, which manages Kansas City’s Kemper Arena, was sued by a woman injured while working in its food court for a church fundraiser. The Kansas City Business Journal reports that Diann Brown was exiting a walk-in refrigerator when she tripped over a loose metal strip and struck her head on a piece of foodservice equipment. AEG settled the lawsuit, paying Brown $45,000. However, the company is now suing Volume Services Inc. (doing business as Centerplate), which provided foodservice and merchandise sales at Kemper. AEG seeks to get its money back for settling Brown’s case as well as about $35,000 in attorney’s fees.

Maggie O'Brien

Maggie O'Brien

Maggie O'Brien has been a journalist for more than 15 years. She's covered everything from from crime to politics to fitness. Writing about bands and shows takes her back to the days of going to punk rock shows in the Midwest.
Maggie O'Brien

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