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Sukhinder Singh Cassidy and 200 more out at Stubhub

Yesterday, Forbes magazine published an article describing the epic misfortune of Eric Baker and Viagogo purchasing StubHub just in time to see the entire live events industry decimated by Covid-19. https://www.forbes.com/sites/noahkirsch/2020/05/27/worst-deal-ever/#7647a10788d1 This morning, Billboard published an article confirming StubHub’s president Sukhinder Singh Cassidy and 200 others are going or gone. When the top executives leave, it’s the closest thing you’ll get t

Saving Live Entertainment together

The entire live entertainment industry is teetering. When will fans be allowed back into venues? When will fans be willing to come back? Who will still be in business by then? Rescue Meet is bringing together top leaders from the worlds of Sports, Concerts, Theater and the leaders in supporting areas such as venues and tour logistics. It’s our future. We own it. We have to do the work now to assure a future. While everyone else is looking at the calendar, I’m looking at my wa

Pandemic and Panacea: 19 Lessons To Learn From Covid

Let’s dive in: 1. Live is not a Disney movie. When you wish upon a star Makes no difference who you are Anything your heart desires Will come to you When You Wish Upon A Star — Leigh Harline & Ned Washington Disney movie lyrics are purpose built to move the story along to the inevitable happy ending. Life, not so much. If you’ve ever wondered what it would be like to bear witness to a raging fire in a circus tent being responded to by a tiny clown car then you’re halfway to