Josephine Vaccarello, Executive Vice President, Live

Josephine Vaccarello

Executive Vice President, Live

As Executive Vice President, Live, for Madison Square Garden Entertainment Corp. (MSG Entertainment) Josephine Vaccarello leads the live entertainment bookings business – which encompasses concerts, family shows, comedy, performing arts, venue tours, and special events – across the Company’s performance venues. This portfolio includes New York’s Madison Square Garden, The Theater at Madison Square Garden, Radio City Music Hall, and Beacon Theatre; and The Chicago Theatre. Additionally, Ms. Vaccarello is responsible for booking concert residencies at MSG Sphere, the Company’s newest venue which is scheduled to open in Las Vegas in the second half of 2023. In her role, Ms. Vaccarello focuses on optimizing the use of MSG Entertainment’s venues and developing strategies that maximize growth by introducing new signature events, conceptualizing artist residencies, and delivering unique experiences for artists and fans.

Ms. Vaccarello’s career with MSG spans over 25 years in roles of increasing responsibility. In her most recent leadership roles, she has been responsible for booking concerts, comedy, all family entertainment and theatrical properties, and special events, in addition to overseeing the Live division’s business strategy. She has overseen strategies and business operations that helped drive growth, and been instrumental in bringing some of the most important and impactful residencies and shows to MSG Entertainment’s venues. This includes: Billy Joel’s ongoing and unprecedented franchise run; the transformation of MSG into “Harry’s House” for 15 nights of Harry Styles; Phish’s annual New Year’s Eve run and The Baker’s Dozen residency; Tedeschi Trucks Band’s multi-year, dual-city residency at The Beacon and The Chicago Theatre; Jerry Seinfeld’s ongoing Beacon Theatre residency; among many others. Throughout her tenure as a leader at MSG Entertainment, the Company’s venues have consistently ranked among the top venues in the world by industry-leading trade publications Billboard and Pollstar. 

Ms. Vaccarello received a BA in Communications from SUNY, Albany.