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Shakeup At HoB Chicago Continues – Ginoza Upped

CHICAGO (CelebrityAccess MediaWire) — Tommy Ginoza, formerly the lead talent buyer for Live Nation's Chicago and Cleveland and House of Blues is moving up to oversee Midwest amphitheaters and arenas for the company.

While continuing to work out of the Chicago office, Ginoza will also work on the new festival being developed with the city of St. Paul at Harriet Island scheduled for late June 23 & 24.

"Tommy and his teams in both Chicago and Cleveland did an outstanding job this past year bringing some of the best concerts of 2011 to our House of Blues venues in this part of the country," said Dan Kemer Vice President HOBE Midwest said. "We’ll miss his energy and enthusiasm."

Mary Clare Bourjaily and Shawn Cikanek will continue in their roles as the lead buyers for their respective venues (Bogart’s Cincinnati and Pageant St. Louis), assisting with House of Blues Chicago and adding
the Bottom Lounge.

As previously reported in CelebrityAccess, Sean McDonough has been tapped to replace Ginoza as Lead Talent Buyer for House of Blues Chicago is Sean McDonough who has over a decade of experience in Chicago market, most recently serving as talent buyer for the Bottom Lounge. He also spent 14 years booking the Metro before securing talent at the legendary Irving Theatre and Gramercy Theatre in New York City for Live Nation. – CelebrityAccess Staff Writers