Short seller bets a billion against Live Nation, worlds biggest concert company

This asshole is named Plotkin and he invested $1B in Live Nation stock, which values the company at about $20B; however most of the blog-o-sphere calls him a short seller; and he worked for Steve Cohen – -not Eugene Robinson’s former house mate. For comparison sake, see below:
LONDON, ENGLAND – MARCH 07: Brittney Parks performs as Sudan Archives live on stage during the second day of the BBC Radio 6 Music Festival at Camden Dingwalls, on March 07, 2020 in London, England. (Photo by Jim Dyson/Getty Images)

This is Brittany Parks pka Sudan Archive. photo by Getty images, obviously. Fair use. One of the last shows I saw before the Covid shutdown was Sudan Archive at Noise Pop at Swedish American Hall, I really dug it. I tried to book her the next night but they decided to add an Oakland show, not Palo Alto, fair enough. I have my own photos from that night. I did not meet Brittany — I didn’t want to spoil the purity of all her fans being young woman, many of color – and not old white guy in the biz. I did meet the support act from Montreal – hey, maybe she can play my Leonard Cohen tribute, just announced for 11/12/21 five years past his death. I mean the Montreal act, not Sudan Archives.

About markweiss86

Mark Weiss, founder of Plastic Alto blog, is a concert promoter and artist manager in Palo Alto, as Earthwise Productions, with background as journalist, advertising copywriter, book store returns desk, college radio producer, city council and commissions candidate, high school basketball player, and blogger; he also sang in local choir, fronts an Allen Ginsberg tribute Beat Hotel Rm 32 Reads 'Howl' and owns a couple musical instruments he cannot play
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