Andrew Saunders has been hired to serve as senior talent buyer for the new Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, Don Graham, vice president of Events & Production for Microsoft Theater announced. Saunders started Nov. 15. Microsoft Theater is part of the AEG-owned L.A. Live campus.

Prior to his role at Microsoft Theater, Saunders served as the director of Booking at Venue Coalition whose goal was driving content and bookings to their 70 arena and 15 theater clients in the United States and Canada, working directly with agents and promoters to negotiate deals. A major accomplishment in his career was when he worked as a tour accountant for Gelfand, Rennert and Feldman, touring on the road with James Taylor.

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In his new role at Microsoft Theater, Saunders is committed to booking a variety of touring artists for the theater.