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Stacie George

Stacie George

Senior Vice President, Booking, Live Nation Northeast

Stacie George, Senior Vice President, Booking, Live Nation Northeast, is a seasoned live events, concerts and operations executive with more than 18 years of progressive experience in creating and managing a broad range of innovative and successful programs.

She oversees a team that attracts more than 2,000 live events at more than 30 venues across New York City, including Yankee Stadium, Citi Field, Madison Square Garden, Radio City Music Hall, Brooklyn Academy of Music, Barclays Center, Celebrate Brooklyn! At Prospect Park, Central Park, Coney Island Amphitheater, Beacon Theatre, Rooftop at Pier 17, Warsaw, Kings Theatre, The Brooklyn Mirage, Apollo Theater, Carnegie Hall, Hammerstein Ballroom, Irving Plaza, The Gramercy Theatre, Town Hall, Knockdown Center and Lincoln Center.

She is a live events industry leader for excellence, problem-solving, analytical thinking, team leadership, creative talent development, strong interpersonal skills and attention to detail.

She serves as a mentor with Femme it Forward Next Gem mentorship program, offering one-on-one coaching and sharing her expertise and knowledge in helping groom future business leaders, particularly young women of color. She frequently serves as a guest lecturer at HBCU schools Stillman College and Howard University, as well as NYU, Drexel, and Temple University.

Shortly after graduating from Drexel University in 2003, she used her experience as a radio disc jockey to book talent into several small clubs across Philadelphia. She joined Live Nation in 2016 and moved to Washington, DC, to book clubs and theatres in the nation's capital, including the Warner Theatre, Rams Head Live, Dar Constitution Hall. In addition, she established a relationship with the Sixth & I Historic Synagogue, creating a live concert series, where she booked Adele's first us performance.

She joined the Live Nation Philadelphia office in 2008 as senior talent buyer, overseeing Tower Theater, TLA and Festival Pier bookings. She joined the Live Nation New York office in 2013 as vice president of booking. She was promoted to senior vice president in 2018. She oversees a team that currently books concerts and attractions in stadiums, arenas, theatres and clubs in New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania.

Among her many accomplishments, George opened and booked Rooftop at Pier 17 in NYC, which was named best new venue concert venue in 2018 by Pollstar magazine. In addition, she is credited with booking the Roots Picnic, the only festival in Bryant Park, and helped launch the annual Roots Picnic in Philadelphia.

She also captured Pollstar magazine's Talent Buyer of the Year in 2020; Venues Now's Women of Influence in 2020; a Pollstar magazine Impact Honoree in 2020; a speaker at the United Nations for sustainability goals within the concert industry in 2020; Pollstar magazine's Small Venue Talent Buyer of the Year in 2019; and was also nominated for Nightclub Talent Buyer of the Year by Pollstar for 2016, 2017 and 2018. In addition, she was also nominated for Talent Buyer of the Year in 2016 by IEBA.

The State of the Music Business: Live Music’s Long Road Back to Normal

10/11/22, 2:00 PM

After a harrowing couple of years for the live-entertainment industry, the coronavirus has diminished and artists and festivals are back at nearly full strength. But with a glut of tours and festivals competing for limited fan budgets amid record-high ticket prices and an uncertain economy, how is it all going? We kick off Mondo 2022 with live music leaders and what promises to be a lively -- and important -- discussion.