1. Festivals Returning Despite Struggling Economy

    February 09, 2009 5:31 PM EST The international music festival market took a hit last week with the cancellation of the Langerado Music Festival in Miami and the Hydro Connect Festival in Scotland, but other large-scale fests are returning for a second year despite a struggling economy. U.S. festival producers Madison…

  2. Britney Spears Plots 'Circus' Tour

    December 02, 2008 10:28 AM EST As first tipped here in October, Britney Spears will embark on her first arena tour in five years next spring. The "Circus Starring Britney Spears" jaunt begins March 3 in New Orleans, with support from the Pussycat Dolls. Spears will start rehearsals next month with longtime…

  3. Bon Jovi, Spice Girls Top Midyear Touring Chart

    July 18, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The touring landscape may be tough this summer, but Billboard Boxscore's midyear numbers illustrate that many tours have enjoyed significant success already. Bon Jovi and the Spice Girls have the two The touring landscape may be tough this summer, but Billboard Boxscore's midyear…

  4. Live Nation To Announce Summer Tours

    April 18, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Live Nation, the world's largest concert promoter, is expected to announce the bulk of its North American summer tours on Monday, a list that includes proven box office performers and artists who rare Live Nation, the world's largest concert promoter, is expected to announce the…

  5. Neil Diamond Unveils Summer Tour Plans

    April 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Neil Diamond will begin a 37-city North American tour, promoted nationally by AEG Live, on July 19 in St. Paul, Minn. Tickets go on sale in some markets beginning April 28, preceded by an American Exp Neil Diamond will begin a 37-city North American tour, promoted nationally by AEG Live, on…

  6. The Police Score Top-Grossing Tour Of '07

    December 13, 2007 12:00 AM EST The Police reunion trek led all tours in 2007 with a gross that has passed $212 million and is still climbing. The global tour few thought would ever happen moved more than 1.8 million tickets, accord The Police reunion trek led all tours in 2007 with a gross that has passed $212 million and…

  7. Led Zeppelin Triumphs At London Reunion Show

    December 11, 2007 12:00 AM EST Last night (Dec. 10) in London, one of the greatest bands of all time was back in front of its adoring public, if only for two-plus hours. Led Zeppelin's 16-song set at London's O2 Arena came as part Last night (Dec. 10) in London, one of the greatest bands of all time was back in…

  8. Billboard, AEG Live Team For Events

    May 09, 2007 12:00 AM EDT In an exclusive alliance, Billboard is teaming up with AEG Live to expand existing Billboard-branded live events and create new concerts, festivals and televised awards shows around the world. AEG Liv In an exclusive alliance, Billboard is teaming up with AEG Live to expand existing Billboard…

  9. Jazz Fest Tipped To Return In 2006

    September 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT New Orleans' premiere music event, the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival (Jazz Fest), will return next year, according to Randy Phillips of AEG Live, co-producers of Jazz Fest with Festival Pro New Orleans' premiere music event, the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival …

  10. Diamond Polishing Summer Tour Plans

    April 15, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The U.S. touring industry will get a 24-carat boost from Neil Diamond this summer. One of the most consistently bankable performers of the past 30 years, Diamond will begin a North American tour July The U.S. touring industry will get a 24-carat boost from Neil Diamond this summer. One of the…

  11. War Brings Postponements, Cancellations To Music Biz

    March 21, 2003 12:00 AM EST The international music industry has already begun to feel the effect of the war in Iraq. Bands such as matchbox twenty, Tenacious D, and Blindside have postponed European tours, while U.S. tour on-sa The international music industry has already begun to feel the effect of the war in Iraq.…

  12. Let Your Glory Fall

    March 15, 2003 12:00 AM EST During the past few years a plethora of contemporary Christian artists have released praise and worship records. During the past few years a plethora of contemporary Christian artists have released praise and worship records. Among the most successful was Phillips, Craig & Dean's…

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