Live Nation Entertainment today announced an agreement with Los Angeles-based concert promoters Andrew Hewitt and Bill Silva covering Southern California and Las Vegas, two of the largest music markets in North America.
Hewitt and Silva have produced thousands of events from small clubs to major stadiums, arenas and amphitheaters, including the renowned Hollywood Bowl. They have worked with some of the world's biggest artists including Eric Clapton, Coldplay, Madonna, The Police, Radiohead, Rolling Stones and U2.
In their new role(s), Hewitt and Silva will join the Live Nation team in overseeing the booking, marketing and promotion of the company's concerts in Southern California and Las Vegas. The company's prominent venue footprint includes the landmark Wiltern, the world famous Hollywood Palladium, the Gibson Amphitheatre at Universal CityWalk, the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater in Irvine, the San Manuel Amphitheater in San Bernardino and the Cricket Wireless Amphitheatre in San Diego.
"Andrew and Bill have some of the best relationships in the business and have distinguished themselves as true innovators and gifted music executives," said Bob Roux, Co-President of Live Nation Concerts. "Their proven talent and wealth of experience in working with both emerging artists and established superstars, combined with their incredible business acumen will help us to further develop and grow our business in Southern California and Las Vegas."