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Entertainment and Sports Promotion

  • Blogs

    September 24, 2013

    Under a Blood Red Sky screening canceled

    Update, 9/24/13: If you haven't heard yet, this special screening of U2's Under a Blood Red Sky has been canceled. According to the Denver Film Society, after conferring with the Feys, it was determined that any fundraising efforts would be better directed to raising funds for flood victims. All cre ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 6, 2013

    AEG Live Rocky Mountains set to take over Fiddler's Green Amphitheatre in January 2014

    After ongoing discussions for the past few months, AEG Live Rocky Mountains has finalized a fifteen-year deal with the Museum of Outdoor Arts to take over Fiddler's Green, the 18,000-seat Greenwood Village amphitheatre that opened in 1989 and recently reverted back to its original name after stints ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 15, 2011

    Barry Fey and Harry Tuft to inducted in Colorado Music Hall of Fame this February

    ​The next set of inductees into the Colorado Music Hall of Fame have been announced. This February, legendary concert promoter, Barry Fey, and Denver Folklore Center founder, Harry Tuft, two Colorado music icons, will take their rightful place in the hall alongside John Denver and Red Rocks Am ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 20, 2011

    Live Nation and Universal Music form super-company

    ​Live Nation Entertainment, which now houses Ticketmaster, House of Blues and Ticketweb has announced a partnership with the Universal Music Group to create a joint-venture management company for managing and strengthening the label's acts. This is the first time a major label has teamed up di ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 23, 2011

    Breaking News: Peter Ore joins the Soda Jerk Presents team

    Marquee Magazine​Just received some pretty major news on the concert promotions front: Peter Ore (pictured right), former Vice President of Booking for Live Nation, has joined the Soda Jerk Presents family. "Working with Peter is going to be a huge step as we continue to grow the company," sa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 20, 2009

    The bloodletting starts at Clear Channel Denver

    The December 17 blog "Clear Channel's Lee Larsen Talks About Possible Layoffs at Denver Stations" noted strong rumors about impending staff cuts at the area outlets owned by the Texas-based mega-corp: five FMs -- KTCL/93.3 FM, The Party/95.7 FM, KBCO/97.3 FM, The Fox/103.5 FM and KBPI/106.7 FM -- an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 4, 2008

    Concerts Battle Heats Up Again

    The ongoing concert promotions battle in Denver just became a little more heated. Just received word from Live Nation that Eric Pirritt has been named Vice President of Booking. Pirritt joins fellow VP of Booking, Peter Ore, and will now go head-to-head with his former associates at AEG Live, vying ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 29, 2008

    Is the Budget Ax About to Fall at Denver's Clear Channel Stations?

    Times may be ultra-unpleasant for newspaper operators these days, but specialists in other areas of the media universe aren't enjoying a smooth ride, either -- and Clear Channel represents exhibit A. Toward the end of the last millennium and the beginning of this one, the Texas-based firm seemed to ... More >>

  • News

    January 11, 2007

    Here's Howe

    Denver's toughest radio executive talks about (and justifies) past battles and his latest series of ballsy maneuvers.

  • Blogs

    September 21, 2006
  • Blogs

    September 21, 2006

    Stage Managers

    The techtonic plates continue to shift along Denver's increasingly competitive concert scene. Although no official statement has been released, Chuck Morris will be vacating his current post at Live Nation to join his proteges, Don Strasburg and Brent Fedrizzi, at the new Denver outpost of Anschutz ... More >>

  • Music

    August 24, 2006

    A Nation Divided

    Denver's concert scene is suddenly much livelier.

  • Blogs

    August 17, 2006
  • Blogs

    August 17, 2006

    Live Action

    The concert business in Denver just got a hell of a lot more interesting. After last month's announcement that Live Nation planned to acquire House of Blues, things had calmed down — but now a tidal wave looks to be forming on the horizon, one that could have epochal implications for the local ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 5, 2006

    Clearing the Way

    It's official: The nation's (not to mention Denver's) highly competitive live concert business just got a little less, well, competitive. Live Nation today announced that it will purchase House of Blues Entertainment for $350 million in cold, hard cash. As part of the deal, Live Nation will presum ... More >>

  • News

    June 9, 2005

    The Message

    "B" Is for "Boss"

  • News

    May 19, 2005

    Unhappy Together

    Why doesn't KOOL want Barry Fey's money?

  • News

    June 10, 2004
  • News

    April 8, 2004

    Clear Sailing

    A jury may finally get to hear a juicy suit against Clear Channel.

  • Music

    March 4, 2004

    Channel Zero

    On his tour, Sage Francis flips Clear Channel the bird.

  • Music

    April 17, 2003

    Backwash

    Radio waves: Clear Channel clears the air about independent promoters.

  • News

    October 24, 2002

    Meanwhile, Back at the Ranchera

    Olga and Federico Galindo have corralled the regional-Mexican concert market, the sounds of home.

  • Music

    September 12, 2002

    Backwash

    If this summer’s concert season has an encore, we’d rather skip it.

  • Music

    August 15, 2002

    Backwash

    A nobody no more, the Gothic Theatre’s Steve Schalk shacks up with NIPP.

  • Music

    August 8, 2002

    Backwash

    Still battling Goliath, Nobody in Particular Presents claims a clear victory in court.

  • Music

    June 20, 2002

    Backwash

    The tent goes up at CityLights — and so do the expectations.

  • News

    June 20, 2002

    PAC-ing a Punch

    Clear Channel's formation of a political action committee shows it's ready for battle.

  • Music

    May 2, 2002

    Backwash

    Sink or swim: Randall Shipp leads a one-man attack against CityLights Pavilion.

  • Music

    April 25, 2002

    Backwash

    Barry Fey shows no fear of a Clear Channel planet.

  • People & Places

    April 4, 2002
  • Calendar

    April 4, 2002
  • Calendar

    April 4, 2002

    Best Comeback

    Barry Fey

  • Music

    December 6, 2001

    Backwash

    Area promoters smile for the camera as the city brokers a deal for Red Rock’s future.

  • News

    October 18, 2001

    Playola

    Most radio stations pick songs that are good for everyone but aspiring musicians and listeners.

  • News

    October 11, 2001

    Follow That Story

    The Clear Channel Empire Strikes Back

  • Music

    October 11, 2001

    Backwash

    Clear Channel may not be an evil empire, but the amount of power it wields is still scary.

  • News

    September 20, 2001

    Letters to the Editor

    From the week of September 20, 2001

  • News

    September 20, 2001

    As the Smoke Clears

    How does the media get back to normal when no one can say what normal is?

  • News

    September 6, 2001

    Two-Way Player

    Mark Schlereth tries to balance local radio with a rising TV career.

  • Music

    August 30, 2001

    Backwash

    Clear Channel moves in on Red Rocks, while Tenacious D takes a crowd to the moon.

  • News

    August 23, 2001

    Taking on the Empire

    A local lawsuit against the world's largest radio/concert firm threatens to expose the dark side of the entertainment business.

  • News

    August 23, 2001

    His Way

    As two of his competitors brace for a legal battle, a revived Barry Fey sits quietly by. Kidding!

  • Music

    August 9, 2001

    Backwash

    A lawsuit brought by nobody in particular presents could muddy the waters of the Clear Channel empire.

  • News

    June 21, 2001

    Radio Rumble

    Clear Channel takes on all comers, including the largest ratings service in the country.

  • News

    May 24, 2001

    Parents Beware

    Jamie White is bringing her naughty talk to a station known for playing kiddie pop.

  • News

    September 14, 2000

    Dialing for Dollars

    It's out with Howard Stern and in with more Britney as radio conglomerates chase the almighty buck.

  • Best of Denver

    June 29, 2000

    Best place to get whupped -- and like it

    Central Wrestling Organization matches at the Aztlan Theater

  • News

    March 16, 2000

    A Word From Our Sponsor

    Television keeps moving the line between advertising and editorial.

  • News

    March 9, 2000

    Clearing the Channels

    Denver's radio shakeup may leave some big names without a home.

  • News

    October 7, 1999

    Hammer Time

    Up, up and away with Denver's most entertaining traffic reporter.

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