Why go independent? Clearly, the economics are compelling. But ultimately it’s about owning your audience and controlling your business, instead of renting it from a company larger than you and without your interests at heart.
In a Wall Street Journal article out today, former Ticketmaster CEO, Fred Rosen, denounces the Ticketmaster model that he essentially created in the 1980s and ’90s. Says Rosen, “The middle-man model is dead.” Rosen’s new venture, according to