Masonic Auditorium Joins Live Nation’s Cleveland Portfolio

Live Nation has taken over booking and operations at the
“The Masonic was the next logical move for us in Cleveland,” said Ben Weeden, COO of Live Nation Clubs & Theatres. “It is a vibrant music market with a very large population base that we think is underserved at the theatre level. We look forward to establishing the Masonic as the must-play, 2,000-capacity venue in Cleveland.” 

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Live Nation Clubs & Theatres
Built in 1921, the Masonic Temple Auditorium originally housed the Cleveland Orchestra and in recent years has hosted shows including Sufjan Stevens, Sturgill Simpson, Band of Horses and others.
“This agreement with Live Nation will enhance the concertgoers experience at the Masonic, while propelling Cleveland more aggressively into this very competitive music market,” said Mike Brown of TempleLive, which recently acquired the property.
Live Nation’s Clubs & Theatres division promotes nearly 15,000 events in more than 100 venues across the U.S., with 78 owned or operated venues including the various Fillmore and House of Blues venues as well as venues such as the Tabernacle in Atlanta and the Wiltern in Los Angeles.