Taylor Swift won Major Tour Of The Year, Madison Square Garden was selected as Arena Of The Year and Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival snagged Major Music Festival Of The Year. The complete list of winners from the 27th annual Pollstar Awards awaits you after the jump.
Xcel Energy Center, Saint Paul, Minn.
September 11, 2015
Hosted by comedian Gary Owen, the Pollstar Awards ceremony took place tonight at SF Masonic in San Francisco and capped the annual Pollstar Live conference for concert industry professionals.
Here are the Pollstar Award winners for 2015:
Arena of the Year – Madison Square Garden Arena
Best Major Outdoor Concert Venue – Hollywood Bowl
Best New Major Concert Venue – Ascend Amphitheater
Best New Touring Artist – The Weeknd
Much Music Video Awards, Much Headquarters, Toronto, ON, Canada
June 21, 2015
Bill Graham Award / Promoter of the Year – Louis Messina
Bobby Brooks Award / Agent of the Year – Chip Hooper
Booking Agency of the Year – Paradigm Talent Agency
Comedy Tour of the Year – Amy Schumer
Facility Executive of the Year – Rena Wasserman
Independent Booking Agency of the Year – High Road Touring
International Music Festival of the Year – Glastonbury Festival
Performing on The Pyramid Stage at the Glastonbury Festival, at Worthy Farm in Somerset, England.
June 27, 2015
International Promoter of the Year – Michael Chugg
International Venue of the Year – The O2 (London)
Lighting Company of the Year – Bandit Lites
Major Music Festival of the Year – Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival
Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival, Empire Polo Field, Indio, Calif.
April 19, 2015
Major Tour of the Year – Taylor Swift
Most Creative Stage Production – U2
Music Festival of the Year – Newport Folk Festival
Nightclub of the Year – 9:30 Club
Nightclub Talent Buyer of the Year – Josh Moore
Personal Manager of the Year – John Silva
Greek Theatre, Los Angeles, Calif.
August 5, 2015
Red Rocks Award / Best Small Outdoor Venue – Greek Theatre (Los Angeles)
Road Warrior of the Year – Dale “Opie” Skjerseth
Sound Company of the Year – Clair
Staging / Equipment Company of the Year – Stageco
Talent Buyer of the Year – Don Strasburg
Theatre of the Year – Ryman Auditorium
Ryman Auditorium, Nashville, Tenn.
July 31, 2015
Third Coast Agent of the Year – Adam Voith
Transportation Company of the Year – Rock-It Cargo
U.K. Booking Agent of the Year – Emma Banks
Video Company of the Year – Moo TV