The City of Mountain View sent Mountain View Patch a swift response to comment after an interview with haven't allowed him to perform at Shoreline Amphitheatre for the last several years.
"The City of Mountain View does not dictate or necessarily have control over who performs at the Shoreline Amphitheatre," said Jaime Garrett, interim public information officer for the Mountain View Police Department on behalf of the city. "Live Nation makes those types of business decisions for the Shoreline Amphitheatre."
"In this particular case regarding Too Short and E-40, no one from the Police Department, City Attorney's Office, City Manager's Office, or any member of our Council had any discussions with a Live Nation employee over the line up at Rock the Bells."
Even Mayor Mike Kasperzak weighed in.
"First I've heard of this," he said. "The city does a lot of coordination with Live Nation on big concerts, but I have never heard that the City had veto power over a performer."
Mountain View Patch has already reached out to Live Nation and Rock The Bells for comment. Will published their replies once they become available.
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