By John Vettese

Marian Hill performs at Boot and Saddle | Photo by Matthew Shaver |

Global concert promoter AEG Live might be buying the independent Bowery Presents, according to a report published in Billboard today. Though Bowery is based in New York City, and named for its famed Bowery Ballroom, the deal has implications elsewhere. As Billboard puts it, it’s a case of “another successful promoter [leaving] the ranks of independents. Founded in 1993, Bowery has been a viable third promoter option in New York (with AEG and Live Nation), and has formed strong ties with artists, managers, …read more