Michael Cohl, former Live Nation Chairman and powerhouse concert producer, has recently joined Civilized Worldwide Inc. as an investor and a member its board directors.
Civilized Worldwide Inc. comprises civilized.life, a news and entertainment website; Civilized Studios, a multi-platform video network; and Civilized Events, which produces branded events for the cannabis industry and consumers.
Cohl’s experience will help Civilized Worldwide Inc. advance its events business, which defines itself as a “premium media and lifestyle brand” and “highlights modern cannabis culture.” He’s spent about five decades as a producer and promoter for concerts, musicals and films, working closely with artists such as Frank Sinatra, Michael Jackson, the Rolling Stones, Pink Floyd, U2, Prince and more.
Cohl’s Broadway credits include Spiderman: Turn Off the Dark, Lion King, Spamalot, Rock Ages, and Hairspray, among others. Cohl has also worked on many documentaries including Pete Seeger: Power Song and LENNONYC.
Not only does Cohl organize tours and events, but he’s helped over 150 artists with everything from merchandising to marketing their DVDs, TV specials, books and films. He’s accomplished to land a place in the Canadian Music Hall Fame, not to mention a Tony and an Emmy.