PROMOTER PRODUCTION SIMPLE PARTNERS WITH OLD FORESTER’S PARISTOWN HALL
Kentucky-based promoter Production Simple has announced that it will be the exclusive booker for Old Forester’s Paristown Hall. The mid-sized general admission venue, owned and operated by The Kentucky Center, is 28,000 sq. ft. and can accommodate up to 2,000 patrons. The venue, which broke ground in 2017, is slated to open in summer of 2019 with show announces coming in the next couple of months. Beyond filling a void in the market for this size venue, Old Forester’s Paristown Hall is the realization of years of teamwork between Production Simple and our friends at The Kentucky Center,” said Billy Hardison, co-owner of Production Simple and Headliners Music Hall in a release.
THE FELDMAN AGENCY PROMOTES OLIVIA OOTES TO VP, OPERATIONS
The Feldman Agency has announced the promotion of Olivia Ootes to vice president of operations. In her new role, Ootes will oversee the administration of day-to-day operations which includes staffing, IT, budgeting and the Intern program while continuing to work closely with other senior staff on company structure. “Olivia and I have worked closely together for many years and she has been a key player in the development and career of many of Canada’s premiere artists,” said Vinny Cinquemani, agent and Sr. VP, The Feldman Agency in a release.
MOO TV NAMES JASON RITTENBERRY EVP & GM
Moo TV announced today that the company has named Jason Rittenberry as evp and general manager. In this position, Rittenberry will oversee the day to day operations and lead the Nashville based team that supports artists such as Garth Brooks, Brad Paisley, Dierks Bentley and other top tours. Most recently, Rittenberry served as managing partner of MSG Strategy, a full-service event production and strategic consulting firm. Prior to that, he was the president and CEO of Kentucky Venues, overseeing the operations of all state owner entertainment venues. Moo TV is a video and live events production company offering live video-production for concerts, touring, special events and corporate events.