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Dodgers strike deal with Leiweke firm to bring concerts to stadium

Dodgers strike deal with Leiweke firm to bring concerts to stadium

The music reverberating though Chavez Ravine this season won't necessarily be “Take Me Out to the Ball Game.”

The Los Angeles Dodgers have formed a partnership with entertainment executive Tim Leiweke and music industry veteran Irving Azoff to attract major bands to Dodger Stadium.

Their goal is to bring a handful of concerts to the ballpark each year, part of a multiyear deal between team owners and Oak View Group, the recently formed entertainment venture between Leiweke and Azoff. The pair hope to book two to three concerts this year at Dodger Stadium, and then increase the number in subsequent years if they can work around the scheduling needs of the baseball...

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