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Friday, March 25, 2016

BetteBack January 8, 1995: Older Bands, High Ticket Prices Mark Record Year for Concerts

Chicago Sun-Times
January 8, 1995 | ADAM SANDLER

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HOLLYWOOD Jurassic rockers and gold cards mixed to created a record year for the concert touring industry in 1994, as tour grosses exceeded $1.4 billion and a pair of tours eclipsed the vaunted $100 million mark.
The 1994 numbers topped both last year’s tally of $900 million and the industry’s record breaking $1.1 billion gross set by the 1990 season.

In fact, the top 50 tours of 1994 made more money – $1.02 billion – than all the acts on the road in 1993, when the grosses totaled just $634 million. The previous top-50 record was 1990’s $748 million. Read More

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Wednesday, March 2, 2016

BetteBack January 14, 1994: Did Bette Hire Strippers For Her Birthday Party?

Medicine Hat News
January 14, 1994

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Q: What’s this about Bette Midler hosting a private party for her male entourage featuring a female stripper? — GJS.

A: Even though Bette was sensational as Mama Rose in the recent TV version of Gypsy, she has not gone off the deep end about strippers or stripteasing. My Kansas City spies report that Midler passed through town recently with her “Experience the Divine” concert show. A local club promoter got wind that the date coincided with Midler’s 48th birthday and planned a rise celebration. In addition to gifts presented to the singer-actress and her party of 25, a magician and belly dancer were hired to spice things up. The belly dancer, not a stripper, shimmied in a silver- and goldcoin costume from Egypt. The irrepressible Bette loved it, and, naturally enough, joined the shimmying. Read More

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