abc Production was founded in 2009 by André Béchir and has since been instrumental in shaping the Swiss concert landscape. The company organises around 80 concerts, festivals, shows, and events a year, which together attract more than 500,000 visitors. CTS EVENTIM holds 100 percent of the shares in abc Production.
With our EVENTIM LIVE promoter network, we are the world's number three in live entertainment and number one in Europe. EVENTIM LIVE currently includes the following 32 tour operators in 13 countries:
ABC Production AG
8152 Opfikon-Glattbrugg, CH
act Entertainment, an event agency founded in 2000, produces and hosts musicals, concerts, shows, open-air events, festivals, and tours. To date, more than a million people have attended act Entertainment events. With over 300 shows a year, the company is one of the most important promoters in the Swiss entertainment market. CTS EVENTIM holds 51 percent of the shares in act Entertainment.
ACT Entertainment AG
4002 Basel, CH
The Dutch company ALDA is an internationally operating producer of electronic dance music (EDM) events. CTS EVENTIM owns a majority stake of 51 percent in the German subsidiary, which was founded in 2016. Among other things, ALDA Germany is responsible for the New Horizons festival at the Nürburgring.
ALDA Germany GmbH
97076 Würzburg, DE
Arcadia Live was founded in Vienna in 2015. In addition to around 400 concerts a year in Austria, the company will also be responsible for the musical programme at Vienna’s METAStadt, a new open-air venue on an elaborately renovated historic industrial site, starting in the summer of 2019. CTS EVENTIM holds a majority interest in Arcadia Live through FKP Scorpio.
1090 Wien, Österreich
Argo Konzerte organises more than 300 events a year in southern, central, and eastern Germany, including numerous open-air concerts and festivals. These include Nuremberg’s Rock im Park, which is attended by around 70,000 people, making it one of the largest festivals in Germany. CTS EVENTIM owns more than 50 percent of the shares in Argo Konzerte.
ARGO Konzerte GmbH
97076 Würzburg, DE
The team around Ewald Tatar has been expanding its festival portfolio since 2005: today, besides ‘Nova Rock’, the festivals ‘Electric Love’, ‘Frequency’ and ‘Lovely Days’, among others, are organised within the Barracuda Group. At the same time, the concert sector gained importance from early on – with a focus on the rock and pop segment. CTS EVENTIM holds 71 percent of the shares in Barracuda.
Barracuda Holding GmbH
Alser Strasse 24/13
1090 Wien, AT
Di&Gi – D'Alessandro e Galli
The roots of D’Alessandro e Galli go back to 1987, when Mimmo D’Alessandro and Adolfo Galli joined forces to organise the Zucchero and Joe Cocker tour of Italy. What was originally a one-off collaboration developed into one of Italy’s leading providers of Live Entertainment. Today, it organises concerts and festivals both in its home country and in other European countries. CTS EVENTIM owns 60 percent of the shares in D’Alessandro e Galli.
Di&Gi - D'Alessandro e Galli S.r.L.
Via dei Girasoli 30
55041 Lido Di Camaiore
Dirk Becker Entertainment
Dirk Becker Entertainment (DBE) is a local concert promoter and tour organiser. The company’s roots are on the Rhine and Ruhr, but DBE now also operates beyond Germany. CTS EVENTIM holds 83 percent of the shares in Dirk Becker Entertainment.
Dirk Becker Entertainment GmbH
51063 Köln, DE
Doctor Music Concerts
Doctor Music, based in Barcelona, is one of the leading concert and festival organisers in Spain, where the company has organised tours with Adele, Bruce Springsteen, Dire Straits, Michael Jackson, Pink Floyd, and The Rolling Stones among others. CTS EVENTIM holds a majority share of 63.5 percent.
Doctor Music Concerts
Ronda Sant Pere, n. 38, 5º
ESK Events & Promotion was founded in 2003. Now an FKP Scorpio subsidiary, it is known throughout Germany for organising the DEICHBRAND Festival, which is one of the most popular festivals in the German-speaking countries with more than 50,000 visitors each year.
ESK Events & Promotion GmbH
Große Elbstrasse 160
FKP Scorpio is one of Germany’s leading tour and concert organisers and also the largest festival organiser in Europe. In Germany, A Summer’s Tale, Deichbrand, Highfield, Hurricane, and Southside are part of FKP’s repertoire, plus Air and Style (Austria) and Greenfield (Switzerland) internationally. CTS EVENTIM holds around 50 percent of the shares in FKP Scorpio.
Große Elbstraße 277a
22767 Hamburg, DE
FKP Scorpio (Norway)
FKP Scorpio has had its own tour and concert organiser in Norway since 2018, and has staged performances there by artists such as Bon Iver, George Ezra, and Biffy Clyro during this time.
FKP Scorpio Norge AS
FKP Scorpio (Poland)
After FKP Scorpio gained its first experiences on the Polish market in 2018 in connection with Ed Sheeran's 'Divide' Tour, the company has been represented in Warsaw with its own company since 2019. Among the artists whose performances are organised by FKP Scorpio Poland is the ESC 2019 winner, Duncan Laurence.
FKP Scorpio Poland Sp. z o.o.
ul. Koszykowa 61
FKP Scorpio (Sweden)
FKP Scorpio has also been active in the Swedish tour business since 2011 via its Stockholm office, which has organised concerts and tours for artists such as Jennifer Lopez, Michael Bublé, and Lana del Rey. Its portfolio also includes the Where’s The Music festival in Norrköping.
FKP Scorpio Sverige AB
115 50 Stockholm
Friends & Partners
Friends and Partners was founded by Ferdinando Salzano as F&P Group in 2001 and is now one of the leading Italian providers of live entertainment and music TV productions. The company represents a total of more than 40 Italian-speaking artists and produces around 500 shows a year. CTS EVENTIM holds 60 percent of the shares in Friends & Partners.
Friends & Partner S.p.A.
Corso di Porta Vittoria 12
20122 Mailand, IT
The Dutch concert promoter Friendly Fire was founded in 2009 and is now part of the FKP Scorpio Group. Besides various concerts and tours mostly by Dutch artists, the company also organises festivals such as Indian Summer, Best Kept Secret, and Tuckerville.
Friendly Fire B.V.
1031 CA Amsterdam
Fullsteam Agency was founded in 2006 and has been one of Finland’s leading concert and festival organisers for over ten years. The company is part of the FKP Scorpio Group and has already brought top acts such as Linkin Park, Calvin Harris, Prince, and Justin Bieber to Finland. More than 70 Finnish artists also rely on the company’s expertise. In addition, Fullsteam organises Sideways and Provinssi, two of the largest music festivals in northern Europe.
Vilhonvuorenkatu 11 C 9
Gadget is a Swiss-based music agency that was founded in 1994. By acquiring majority stakes in the Swiss enterprises, CTS EVENTIM is enlarging its live events portfolio by 400 to 500 concerts per year and by popular music festivals such as ‘Open Air St. Gallen’, ‘SummerDays Festival’, ‘Seaside Festival’ and ‘Unique Moments’.
Gadget Entertainment AG
8006 Zurich, CH
Marek Lieberberg Konzertagentur
MLK organises the legendary Rock am Ring festival, which inspires around 90,000 fans at the Nürburgring every year. CTS EVENTIM holds 100 percent of the shares in MLK.
Marek Lieberberg Konzertagentur GmbH
Peter Rieger Konzertagentur
Over the past 35 years, Peter Rieger Konzertagentur has established itself as one of Germany’s leading promoters and has organised numerous national and international tours by successful acts. The company now also supports artists from the pop, rock, and classical music sectors in their performances in other countries. CTS EVENTIM holds 70 percent of the shares.
Peter Rieger Konzertagentur GmbH & Co. KG
50937 Köln, DE
Promoters Group Munich
As a local organiser of well over 100 concert and show highlights a year, Promoters Group Munich has been one of the leading providers of high-quality live events in Southern Germany for many years. CTS EVENTIM holds 100 percent of the shares in PGM.
Promoters Group Munich
80339 München, DE
Seekers Event has been organising live events and sponsorship appearances for more than 20 years. One of its annual highlights is the SonneMondSterne festival at Bleilochtalsperre in Thuringia. CTS EVENTIM holds 51 of the shares in Seekers Event.
Seekers Event GmbH
07743 Jena, DE
Semmel Concerts Entertainment
Semmel Concerts was founded by Dieter Semmelmann in Bayreuth, Upper Franconia in 1991. Under his direction, the company developed into one of the leading event companies in the German-speaking countries. CTS EVENTIM holds a good 50 percent of the shares in Semmel Concerts.
Semmel Concerts Entertainment GmbH
Am Mühlgraben 70
95445 Bayreuth, DE
Show Factory Entertainment
Show Factory was founded by Walter Egle in 1991 and is one of the leading promoters in Austria. The company organises around 400 events each year, which are attended by more than half a million people. Its portfolio ranges from folk music, Schlager, and musicals to shows, rock/pop, and classical music, through to circuses. CTS EVENTIM holds 51 of the shares in Show Factory.
Show Factory Entertainment GmbH
6900 Bregenz, AT
Smash!Bang!Pow! was founded in 2008 as a concert promoter and booking agency based in Copenhagen. The company mainly works with a successful roster of Danish and Scandinavian artists as well as international acts. Smash!Bang!Pow! also organise the Journey Fest festival.
1620 København, Dänemark
Talent Concert International
TCI was founded in 1995 by Ed Ratnikov and has since organised live performances by Blur, Nick Cave, Deep Purple, Kraftwerk, Limp Bizkit, Motörhead, Rihanna, the Scorpions and Robbie Williams, among others, in its home market. This year’s highlights include Jennifer Lopez, Rammstein and Whitesnake. TCI doesn’t limit itself to events in the country’s two largest cities, Moscow and St. Petersburg, but is also regularly responsible for shows in Irkutsk, Kaliningrad, Kazan, Novosibirsk and Vladivostok.
Talent Concert International
Dolgorukovskaya 5, str.13A
127006 Moscow, Russia
As a regional concert promoter, Vaddi Concerts organises live events in southwest Germany as well as in the neighbouring regions of Bavaria, Austria, Switzerland, and France. CTS EVENTIM holds 100 percent of the shares in Vaddi Concerts.
Vaddi Concerts GmbH
79104 Freiburg, DE
Vertigo was founded by Andrea Pieroni, who has been one of Italy’s leading concert promoters for more than 25 years. It originally specialised in the international hard-and-heavy scene, but the company now increasingly promotes local artists of various genres. CTS EVENTIM holds 51 percent of the shares in Vertigo.
Via Roberto Lepetit 8/10
20124 Mailand, IT
VIVO Concerti, based in Milan, was founded in 2011 and has since developed into one of the country’s leading concert organisers. In recent years the company has organised concerts and tours for international artists such as the Arctic Monkeys, Franz Ferdinand, and Sigur Ros, and also for numerous Italian acts.
VIVO CONCERTI S.R.L.
Via Dei Sormani 3
20144 Milano, IT
Woah Dad! Live
Woah Dad! Live was founded by Niklas Lundell and Joel Borg and has been a wholly owned subsidiary of FKP Scorpio (Sweden) since September 2019. In recent years, the company has organised performances in its home market by Björk, Rammstein and Swedish superstar Håkan Hellström, among others. It also hosts the country’s annual Smash Festival.
116 23 Stockholm, SE
Alongside EVENTIM LIVE’s promoters, venues are a key component of our Live Entertainment business. CTS EVENTIM operates the following venues:
The EVENTIM Apollo in Hammersmith (West London) is one of the most historic and popular venues in the British capital and can accommodate more than 5,000 visitors. The art deco building originally opened in 1932 as the Gaumont Palace cinema, and has been operated by CTS EVENTIM since 2012 as part of a joint venture with the Anschutz Entertainment Group (AEG).
Queen Caroline Street 45
W6 9QH, London / England
The reconstruction of Copenhagen’s historic K.B. Hallen, which were largely destroyed by a major fire in 2011, reopened in January 2019. The multipurpose arena is one of the most modern in Scandinavia and has a flexible capacity of up to 4,900 seats.
Peter Bangs Vej 147
2000 Frederiksberg, DK
Since it first opened its doors in 1998, Cologne’s LANXESS arena has developed into one of the world’s most successful indoor venues. The multi-purpose hall can accommodate as many as 20,000 visitors and has established itself as one of the most popular venues for internationally successful artists, as well as for top-class sporting events. CTS EVENTIM took over the operation of the LANXESS arena in 2012.
50679 Köln, DE
The Waldbühne Berlin is a renowned historic open-air location in the west of Berlin. Built in 1936, it today offers space for up to 22,000 visitors. The venue is one of the biggest-capacity amphitheatres in the world and has been operated by CTS EVENTIM since 2009.
14053 Berlin, DE