TRAVIS SCOTT PLEADS GUILTY TO DISORDELRY CONDUCT
Rapper Travis Scott has pled guilty to disorderly conduct after allegedly inciting a riot at a concert in Arkansas last year. Scott, whose real name is Jacques Webster, was arrested and charged with inciting a riot and endangering the welfare of a minor following a concert in Rogers, Arkansas. Per the plea deal, all charges were dismissed except disorderly conduct. Scott’s attorney, Doug Norwood, told The Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette that he believes the charge can be expunged from his client’s record later.
OPRY ENTERTAINMENT HIRES ONE, PROMOTES TWO
Reporting directly to Senior Vice President of Programming & Artist Relations and Grand Ole Opry General Manager, Sally Williams, Jordan Pettit has joined the Opry Entertainment team as Director of Artist Relations & Programming Strategy. Already members of the Opry team, Gina Keltner (pictured) has been named Director of Opry Talent Scheduling and Logistics for the Grand Ole Opry and Lisaann Dupont has been promoted to Director of Communications for Opry Entertainment, supporting Ryman Auditorium, Ole Red and Opry City Stage.
ANDREW DRESKIN APPOINTED TO EVENTBRITE BOARD
Ticketfly Co-Founder, Andrew Dreskin, has been appointed to Eventbrite’s Board of Directors following Eventbrite’s acquisition of Ticketfly last year. Dreskin will continue in his current role as President of Eventbrite’s music division. “Andrew’s deep roots in both music and ticketing have already made him a great addition to our executive team, and I’m thrilled to welcome him to the board of directors,” said Julia Hartz, co-founder and CEO of Eventbrite in a release. “His appointment further demonstrates our commitment to live music, and accelerates our efforts to address the unique challenges faced by independent promoters and venues today.”