Posts Tagged ‘IMP’

I.M.P. Brings Morrissey to National Theatre April 5

Update March 17: This show has been canceled.
Yesterday morning, I received a press release that probably would not have existed last year. Or ever. The subject line read: "I.M.P. PRESENTS MORRISSEY AT THE NATIONAL THEATRE."
Yes, yes, I know, Moz just played Strathmore back in January. But this is still pretty big news—for National Theatre as well as [...]

Rock & Bus Customers Demand Refunds After Sweetlife Mess

Last summer, IMP announced it was partnering with Rock & Bus, a company that offers charter-bus rides to concerts at Merriweather Post Pavilion. This weekend that company was put to the test: Thousands of customers in the D.C. area plunked down $40 to get to and from the Sweetlife Festival—and hundreds were left stranded without [...]

Virgin Mobile FreeFest Schedule Announced

IMP has announced set times for the Virgin Mobile FreeFest on Sept. 10 at Merriweather. Here's the takeaway: If you want to see both TV on the Radio and James Murphy, you won't be able to catch both of their sets in full. You're gonna have to stick around for 45 minutes of Murphy's set [...]

Fillmore Silver Spring Announces Staff, Preview Center

In a press release today, Live Nation announced a few significant hires at the forthcoming Fillmore Silver Spring concert venue.
Predictably, the entertainment behemoth has packed the club's staff with its own people: Justin Kujawa, former promoter at The Pageant in St. Louis, will lead the club's booking team; Jackie Knight, a former Live Nation tour [...]

Arts Roundup: Had Our Fillmore Edition

Fillmore Yeesh: The Gazette reports that a Maryland judge will dismiss concert promoter I.M.P.'s lawsuit against state and Montgomery county officials over the cost to taxpayers of converting an old department store in Silver Spring into a 2,000-capacity Fillmore venue, to be operated by Live Nation. The cost of the plan rose to $11.2 million from [...]

Arts Roundup: Groundbreaking Edition

Good morning! Lotsa ground-breaking yesterday! The Howard Theatre's seems to have gone off without a hitch. As for the new Fillmore venue in Silver Spring? Hours after a bunch of guys at the site posed with shovels, local concert promoter I.M.P. added Montgomery County to its lawsuit against the state of Maryland, alleging shady use [...]