(CelebrityAccess MediaWire) — Agent Dave Hart of The Agency Group in New York has returned to his roots,
concert promotion, as the new senior vice president–talent of the House of Blues Concerts in Los Angeles. He will oversee talent acquisition for HiFi Buys Amphitheatre in Atlanta and Smirnoff Music Centre in Dallas, as well as other open promotions, and report to
Alex Hodges, executive vice president, HOB Concerts.
Hart and Hodges worked together twice before–at the Nederlander Organization (
responsible for : Poplar Creek Music Theater in Chicago, Pine Knob Music Theater in Detroit and Merriweather Post Pavilion in Baltimore) and MCA Concerts (responsible for Blossom Music Center in Cleveland, Lakewood Amphitheater (now HiFi Buys Amphitheatre in Atlanta and Starplex Amphitheater (now Smirnoff Music Centre) in Dallas. All three are now promoted/booked exclusively by HOB Concerts.
"It's not often one gets the chance to work with a group of industry professionals who have such a creative sense of the concert business as the team at HOB," said Hart. "Alex Hodges, Kevin Morrow, Bob Shea, Jeff Trisler, Jim McCue, Jim Mallonee and Jason Miller are all the kind of quality people you want working at your side. The new additions of Paola Palazzo and Chris Moore promise to make the team even more dynamic. I am proud, extremely happy, and completely energized at the prospect of becoming part of the HOB family." –Bob Grossweiner and Jane Cohen