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Live Nation Acquires Emporium Presents

SEATTLE (CelebrityAccess) Emporium Presents, one of the last independent promoters in the U.S., announced it has sold a majority of its company to Live Nation.

The company, co-founder by Dan Steinberg (of Promoter 101 podcast fame) includes Jason Zink, who separately ran Square Peg Concerts and Sherpa Concerts, respectively. It also includes talent buyer Todd Coder, formerly of Workplay Theatre and SoundStage in Birmingham, Ala. Offices include the Seattle headquarters plus Denver and, of course, Birmingham. The company also exclusively books the 7,500-capacity Levitt Pavilion Denver in the city’s Ruby Hill Park.