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Best Of The Best – Concert Industry Awards Winners

12:01 AM Saturday 2/4/12 | |

The 23rd annual Pollstar Concert Industry Awards took place Friday night at Club Nokia in Los Angeles.

Coming together in one massive networking spectacular, the concert industry’s major players took advantage of our unlimited open bar, ate exotic foods and even made a few deals. Oh, and they honored their own as award winner after winner walked up to the podium to receive the plaque that will be treasured forever. Or sold on eBay, depending on our economy’s future.

So without any further delays or additional service charges, here are the Concert Industry Award winners for 2011.

Major Tour of the Year – Lady Gaga

Most Creative Stage Production – Roger Waters

Best New Touring Artist – Adele

Red Rocks Award for Small Outdoor Venue (non-touring) – Greek Theatre (Los Angeles, CA)

  • Lady Gaga

    Quicken Loans Arena, Cleveland, Ohio
    April 27, 2011

    (Amy Weiser)


Best Major Outdoor Concert Venue – Hollywood Bowl (Los Angeles, CA)

Arena of the Year – Madison Square Garden (New York, NY)

Theatre of the Year – Ryman Auditorium (Nashville, TN)

Nightclub of the Year – Bowery Ballroom (New York, NY)

Best New Major Concert Venue – Austin City Limits Live At The Moody Theater (Austin, TX)

Facility Executive of the Year – John Bolton (BOK Center, Tulsa, OK)

Major Music Festival of the Year (non-touring) – Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival (Indio, CA)

  • Kanye West

    "Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival," Empire Polo Club, Indio, Calif.
    April 17, 2011

    (AP Photo)


Music Festival of the Year (non-touring) – The Hangout Music and Beach Festival (Gulf Shores, AL)

Bobby Brooks Award for Agent of the Year – Jonathan Levine (Paradigm)

Third Coast Booking Agent of the Year – Scott Clayton (Creative Artists Agency)

Independent Booking Agency of the Year – The Windish Agency

Booking Agency of the Year – Creative Artists Agency

Personal Manager of the Year – John Silva (Foo Fighters, Beck, Ryan Adams)

  • Foo Fighters

    Day No. 2 of the 25th annual Bridge School Benefit.
    October 23, 2011

    (John Davisson)


Road Warrior of the Year –Gus Brandt (Foo Fighters, Blink-182)

Bill Graham Award for Promoter of the Year – Louis Messina (The Messina Group)

Talent Buyer of the Year – Don Strasburg (AEG Live)

Nightclub Talent Buyer of the Year – Lesley Olenik (Club Nokia, Los Angeles, CA, Fox Theater, Pomona, CA)

Lighting Company of the Year –Upstaging

Sound Company of the Year – Clair

Staging or Equipment Company of the Year – All Access Staging & Productions

Transportation Company of the Year – Rock-It Cargo

Video Company of the Year – Moo TV

UK Booking Agent of the Year – Neil Warnock (The Agency Group)

International Promoter of the Year – Barrie Marshall (Marshall Arts)

International Music Festival of the Year – Glastonbury Festival (UK)

International Venue of the Year – The O2 (London, UK)