LONDON, Jan. 20, 2017 – Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE: LYV) today announced it has formed a new promotions company, to trade as Metropolis Music from 2017.
Metropolis Music will be a reconfiguration of the established UK promoters Metropolis, integrating into the Live Nation team. The team will include Bob Angus as Chairman; Raye Cosbert as Managing Director; Andy Robbins, Kiarn Eslami and Tony Dobson on Artist Bookings; Sophie Pitchforth as Executive Booking Coordinator; and Ronnie Lee as Production Coordinator.
Denis Desmond, Chairman of Live Nation UK, said: “The formation of Metropolis Music is a great venture for us, and another step in our commitment to promotions and world-class events in the UK. We’re bringing Metropolis on-board and bolstering their existing promotions expertise with Live Nation’s established frameworks, relationships, and a team of experts to grow the business together.”
Bob Angus, Founder of Metropolis, said: “The team and I are excited for this new venture into Metropolis Music. We’ve been promoting events in the UK since 1985, and we look forward to providing the best for artists and fans across the UK, together as part of the Live Nation family.”
Metropolis is recognised as one of the UK’s leading independent concert and event promoters, working with the likes of Coldplay, Robbie Williams, Eminem, Christine and the Queens and V Festival.
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