The rest of the interview can be found via Property of Zack.
There was a falling out at Bamboozle. A really bad one. But it wasn't with Live Nation as a company. It was with a few individuals at upper management. And the rumors are true. I F bombed them. I went in and told them to take their job and stick it as far up their asses as they could put it.
we have Bon Jovi headlining a concert. It wasn't a three day festival. There were billboards on the parkway that said "Bon Jovi: One Night Only." What do you mean? My festival is three days. There was a lot of creative differences, there was a lot of broken trust. We sold Live Nation 51% of Bamboozle. And we gave them that 1% because there was trust. That festival made money for 10 years. Not many festivals can say that they've made money every year
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After the cancellation of The Bamboozle festival, there was a great deal of speculation about what exactly happened; while originally reports pegged the problems on the rather straightforward issue of being unprofitable , founder John D. noted that there was more than that:
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