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Nathan Hubbard on Zombie Bands, Ticket Trends, and Twitter Comebacks

The former Ticketmaster CEO and 'House Eats 3' judge discusses the booming business of nostalgia-rock concerts and how Twitter owns the moment

International Entertainment Buyers Association Conference And Hall Of Fame - Day 3 Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images for IEBA

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons brings on former Ticketmaster CEO and House Eats 3 judge Nathan Hubbard to discuss the booming business of nostalgia-rock concerts (5:00), James Dolan's desire to improve acoustics in arenas (18:00), the best bets for future Super Bowl performances (27:00), Taylor Swift's chance to perform at the 2018 Super Bowl (32:00), Dave Matthews Band and the emphasis on touring (37:00), the real reason season tickets exist (46:00), the impact of adding more arenas in Los Angeles (56:00), and how Twitter owns the moment (1:07:00).