And Creston Thornton has sold CT Touring, the company he started five years ago in Boise, Idaho, to Live Nation and becomes president of its new Mountain Region booking Idaho, Montana, Wyoming and eastern Washington. With the sale, exclusive contracts and agreements with venues including Eagle River Amphitheatre and CenturyLink Arena are inherited by Live Nation. Thornton retains ownership of the 2,200-capacity Revolution Concert House & Event Center in Garden City, Idaho.
In other news, LNE rival Eventim has launched a subsidiary live music promotions business, Vaddi Concerts GmbH, in Germany’s Freiburg area. Vaddi Concerts becomes part of Eventim’s Medusa Music Group arm, and will be run by Managing Director Marc Oßwald.