The 2008 Vans Warped Tour will feature performances by Paramore, Gym Class Heroes, Jack's Mannequin, Against Me!, Pennywise, Reel Big Fish, Cobra Starship, Every Time I Die, Angels and Airwaves, Aggrolites, As I Lay Dying, the All-American Rejects and the Academy Is..., among many others.
Boutique booking agencies the Billions Corporation and Aero Booking will merge, effective June 1. The two firms will combine artist rosters and operate as one entity with offices in Chicago and Seattle, and a total of seven agents.
The Foo Fighters and Oasis will headline Toronto's third annual Virgin Festival; The Recording Academy and T-Mobile have partnered to host five exclusive concerts; Moby, Girl Talk are scheduled to appear at the 9th annual Detroit Electronic Music Festival.
After teasing American audiences with three club shows in February, Swedish pop singer Robyn will return stateside for a three-week club and theater tour to promote her forthcoming self-titled album, due April 29 via Konichiwa/Cherrytree/Interscope.