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Rob Hallett departs Live Nation, Robomagic becomes independent concern again

By | Published on Wednesday 19 August 2020

Live industry veteran Rob Hallett has announced he is departing Live Nation, and will start running his Robomagic company as an independent concern again.

Hallett launched his Robomagic business in early 2015, having stood down from his job running AEG Live in the UK the previous year. He then confirmed in early 2018 that both he, and his company, had become part of AEG rival Live Nation.

Obviously the entire live music industry is currently in flux, with plenty of uncertainties ahead, despite optimism at Live Nation and beyond that things will start to return to something nearing normal in 2021.

Hallett shares that optimism. Confirming his departure from Live Nation, he said: “I feel very positive about the future. Embracing the new normal, enhanced by new technology, the industry will bounce back in a big way.

He added that he hoped to be “ahead of the ongoing curve” as the live sector reconfigures itself next year, with “a smaller, more flexible company, that is well positioned to benefit from this new landscape”.

He concluded: “I would like to thank everyone at Live Nation for their support over the last three years and look forward to the next instalment of Robomagic Live”.