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Saks Joins AEG

MINNEAPOLIS (CelebrityAccess MediaWire) — AEG Live has expanded its reach in the Midwest by opening a new Minneapolis office and appointing former OCESA Presented talentbuyer Brad Saks to helm the operation.

According to Billboard, the new Twin-Cities shop will be efficient, with Saks and an assistant handling day-to-day operations with marketing and ticket support being provided by AEG's St. Louis operations. Saks new portfolio includes the 19,000 capacity Target Center as well as a small but bright constellation of clubs and theatres in the market.

Saks had a successful tenure at OCESA, where he handled talentbuying in Mexico, promoting numerous major tours, including Avril Lavigne and Daft Punk among others. – CelebrityAccess Staff Writers