The Music Man: A Q&A with Live Nation CEO Michael Rapino
Last year's acquisition of Musictoday was part of a larger
transformation within Live Nation, the biggest concert promoter in the business. Here, Rapino discusses how the company has been changing its tune -- and the concert experience -- since spinning off from radio giant Clear Channel in late 2005. By Alyssa Danigelis and Chuck Salter
Audio: John Legend - "Sun Comes Up"
In the John Legend Network, members are offered an exclusive unreleased Live CD (John Legend: Live at the Tin Angel ) as part
of their member kit. The kit also contains a special laminate that members wear at shows to get special privleges when members go see Legend live. Click Here to hear more live John Legend music and learn more about the Legend Network.
Audio: John Mayer Interview Local-83, John Mayer's official Listener's Union features this exclusive candid interview with Mayer discussing his latest album, Continuum. The full interview can be found on the website.
Cameron Hughes turned his low-cost premium vintner into an $8 million business--and an unexpected hit at Costco--with no inventory or equipment. Now he's expanding from California to as many as 150 Costcos nationwide. Here's how Hughes makes nectar from nothing. By Chuck Salter
Even the CEO of a spa knows stress. John Vanderslice, 45, feels it as he grows Miraval from a destination resort into a lifestyle brand (including a 365-unit apartment building in New York, set to open this summer). Vanderslice uses his insider info about relaxation to find balance. It's either that, or eat his hat. By Christopher Percy Collier