Michael Abrams Named President of Live Nation Studios
August 14, 2006 at 8:27 AM (PT)
LIVE NATION appoints MICHAEL ABRAMS to the position of President of LIVE NATION STUDIOS. Prior to joining Live Nation three years ago as EVP/Product Development, ABRAMS served as Managing Director of LOLLAPALOOZA.
LIVE NATION President & CEO BRUCE ESKOWITZ said, "The appointment of Michael to this position formalizes LIVE NATION STUDIOS as a new division at LIVE NATION, building upon the strong live content initiatives he has so successfully built from the ground up since he joined our organization. MICHAEL is particularly well qualified to lead this new initiative. He brings a rare blend of creative energy and a proven track record building cutting edge technology-based businesses for LIVE NATION.
"LIVE NATION STUDIOS is integral to our strategy of extending our relationship with the music fan beyond the live concert itself and will provide a new revenue stream and an important new service division for the artist to deliver his show to the fan in brand new ways."
"We are in the midst of a live entertainment revolution, and this revolution will be televised -- on your TV, computer, game console and mobile phone," said ABRAMS. "LIVE NATION STUDIOS will be equipped to capture the essence of the live concert experience on a large scale worldwide, putting us in a position to re-imagine the live concert experience for millions of avid fans around the world."