SAN ANTONIO (CelebrityAccess) — Veteran independent promoter Jack Orbin, head of the San Antonio-based Stone City Attractions, has announced that after a 43-year career, he's retiring from the business.
Over the years, Orbin has worked with a host of major artists, including Stevie Ray Vaughan, Michael Jackson, Joe Cocker, Sex Pistols, Black Sabbath, Diana Ross, Bill Maher, Fleetwood Mac, U2, Santana, ZZ Top, Eric Clapton, Simon & Garfunkel, etc. From getting Ozzy out of jail after the infamous Alamo incident to blocking rock censorship alongside Frank Zappa, Dee Snider, etc., Stone City Attractions and Jack Orbin have been a key part of the South Texas music scene.
While Orbin is retiring from the industry, he says he will continue to be active, working to raise consciousness about injustice in the music industry, local and national social justice causes and anti-war work. He thanks his family, his loyal staff, bands, and his ticket patrons for giving him the freedom to work in the business.