Facebook R&B crooner Mario has been relatively quiet on the music front for…
- Posted on Feb 24th 2010 11:00AM by John D. Luerssen
"There is no question that our biggest challenge is finding suitable headliners, and it has been more challenging this year than in the past," AEG talent buyer Mark Shulman told the Times. "No final determination of any kind has been made for 2010."
With festivals like Coachella and Bonnaroo already revealing their lineups, things are looking iffy for a similar event in the New York Tri-State area this year. According to the Times, industry insiders that spoke anonymously revealed that there have been no artists booked.
Based on the notion that most major acts already have their touring itineraries in place by this point in the year, it seems impossible an event could get off the ground at this stage, unless promoters were considering bumping it to a weekend in September or October.
One insider who did go on the record, Frank Riley of High Road Touring, which represents Wilco and Ryan Adams, told the paper, "Without a clear headliner in place at this point, it seems unlikely that the festival will take place in August 2010."