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John Scher, Revered Concert Promoter, Remembers Rock & Roll Legend Robbie Robertson, ‘We Lost a Great One’

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John Scher, internationally acclaimed live performance promoter, mourns the lack of famed Rock & Roll Legend Robbie Robertson, who died Wednesday, August 9, 2023.

LOS ANGELES, UNITED STATES, August 14, 2023/ — John Scher, a high live performance promoter and famend leisure CEO, says the loss of life of Rock & Roll legend Robbie Robertson is a vital loss to leisure and the world. Robertson handed away on Wednesday, August 9, 2023, after a battle with prostate most cancers at 80. “We misplaced a nice one right now,” Scher says.

Robertson was a guitarist and first songwriter for the legendary group referred to as The Band. He was instrumental in reworking the careers of many Rock legends, resembling Bob Dylan. In line with Rolling Stones, after releasing their extremely acclaimed 1968 debut LP, “Music From Massive Pink,” the ensemble solely lasted eight quick years. But, all through that period, they performed a pivotal function in reshaping the panorama of Rock & Roll by introducing distinctive Americana music throughout the peak of the psychedelic wave. Their debut album despatched shockwaves by way of the trade, inspiring Eric Clapton to disband Cream, motivating the Beatles to embark on their uncooked endeavor with “Let It Be,” and prompting a duo of budding British songwriters named Elton John and Bernie Taupin to provoke their journey of crafting and recording authentic compositions.

“Robbie modified the course of Rock & Roll with “Music From Massive Pink” and helped Dylan switch from a people artist into a Rock & Roll drive,” says Scher. “Within the Band’s personal proper, they turned a main headliner and a large affect on your complete music scene.”

As a famed live performance promoter, Scher says he was instrumental in merging The Band with different legendary Rocks teams. With a profession spanning greater than fifty years within the leisure trade, Scher holds a wealth of expertise. He at the moment serves because the president of Metropolitan Leisure Consultants LLC, a stay leisure firm in New York Metropolis. The corporate has a wealthy historical past of that includes a powerful lineup of artists, together with famend names resembling Purple Sizzling Chili Peppers, Tedeschi Vehicles Band, Metallica, Foo Fighters, Diana Krall, Device, Bonnie Raitt, and Diana Ross.

“I helped make a kinship between The Band and the Grateful Lifeless that resulted in a few of the most wonderful exhibits ever,” exclaims Scher.

Aside from being a main host of top-tier rock and pop stay performances, Metropolitan Leisure Consultants LLC additionally achieved the excellence of manufacturing “Liza’s at The Palace,” a Broadway theater manufacturing that garnered the distinguished Tony Award. This limited-engagement run showcased the long-lasting Liza Minnelli within the lead function.

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