The inaugural Breakaway Music Festival, produced by rising young promoters Prime Social, will launch in September with two new events at Major League Soccer stadiums in Columbus and Dallas. Performers at the multi-genre events, include Bassnectar, Empire of the Sun, Kendrick Lamar, Wu-Tang Clan, Matt & Kim and others.
The Jones Beach Theater rebounds in the wake of Hurricane Sandy. This week's On The Road column by Billboard's Executive Director of Content and Programming for Touring and Live Entertainment Ray Waddell.
The 21st Annual CAA BBQ was packed last night at Creative Artist Agency’s downtown Nashville offices, serving as an unofficial kickoff of CMA Music Festival week. A big pile of school supplies were donated, as usual, for the Pencil Foundation.
Many felt that Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on New York’s Long Island, at more than 40 years old, would be the odd building out after the Barclay's Center opened last year; but, in an unexpected turn of events, all eyes are on Uniondale, N.Y., as the venue is now the focus of an intense bidding war with four viable partnerships making a run at this potentially lucrative market.