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PODCAST: Bandsintown’s Fabrice Sergent Talks Bands + Fans

Bringing Bands and Fans Together With Fabrice Sergent The internet and social media have completely remade the way we create, produce, discover and consume art. And Fabrice Sergent wants to use these digital tools to unite artists and fans in a more profound way than ever before. He is succeeding. Fabrice is the Managing Director of Bandsintown, a digital media company powered by and built for music. He also found early success in his career helping to launch Lagardere, an early...

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Come Chat With Jim on Twitter: Customer Service as Powerful Sales Tool

Are you interested in increasing your revenue? Building a bigger audience? On September 25 at noon ET, Jim @goldstarjim will be leading a chat on Twitter about customer service and its effect on revenue. To join the conversation, go to Twitter and search #auddev (that’s “audience development”). The conversation will be moderated by Shoshana Fanizza of Audience Development Specialists @AudienceDevSpec. The chat will run one hour. We'd love to see your questions and comments. Just use #auddev to participate. Hope to see...

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In Case You Missed It

Each week we put together a collection of stories we think are worth a read. And now, in case you missed them … • We're hooked! Oscar winner and Tony nominee Christopher Walken has been nabbed to play Captain Hook in NBC's Peter Pan Live!, which airs December 4 and is a follow-up to Sound of Music Live! And in other stirring news, Duncan Sheik and Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa's new musical American Psycho (inspired by Bret Easton Ellis' novel) is headed...

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ICYMI

In Case You Missed It

Each week we gather up a few stories worth a read (or second read). And now, in case you missed them … • Are you caught up in World Cup madness? We published one article about the World Cup setting new internet-video streaming records, but the following article also caught our eye. When Japan lost its first World Cup match with the Ivory Coast by 2-1, they actually cleaned up the stadium! • July 31 marks Avenue Q's 11th anniversary, including...

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Takeaways From TEDxBroadway 2014

We've been saying it all week -- TEDxBroadway 2014 was a blast. The conference received some nice press, including Patrick Pacheco's article, "How to Save Broadway's Sinking Attendance," where Goldstar CEO Jim McCarthy talks about Broadway's failing attendance rate and the other factors, besides the rising price of the tickets, which might be the cause. Jonathan Mandell's "10 Lessons for Theater, from TEDxBroadway 2014" offers up some wisdom and takeaways from the event itself and a diverse sampling of its...

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More TEDxBroadway 2014 Speakers Announced

On behalf of Ken, Damian and the rest of the TEDxBroadway team, I’m delighted to announce another batch of speakers for TEDxBroadway 2014! Robert Lopez is a creative genius and has the Tonys to prove it. The composer of both Avenue Q and The Book of Mormon, Robert’s made his bones in this world big time. In our discussions of his presentation, Robert talked about a whole range of interesting things about being a creator of something that you expect...

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Jim on Bloomberg Talking Live Events and Mobile

Earlier today, I spent some time chatting with Carol Massar from Bloomberg TV about the future of mobile and live entertainment.

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Should You Buy Into Music Promoter SFX Going Public?

Should you buy into this: Let’s Dance! Electronic Music Operator SFX Goes Public? I express an opinion.  

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