Allman Brothers

  1. Gregg Allman Music Biopic in the Works From 'CBGB' Filmmakers

    April 09, 2013 8:29 PM EDT The filmmakers behind the upcoming music-themed feature "CBGB" are aiming to keep the rock flame alive with a biopic on Gregg Allman. Randall Miller and Jody Savin have picked up the rights to "My Cross to Bear," Allman’s New ...

  2. Former Allman Brothers Guitarist Toler Dies At 65

    February 26, 2013 7:08 AM EST Former Allman Brothers Band guitarist Dan Toler has died following a two-year battle with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, otherwise known as ALS or Lou Gehrig's disease. He was 65. Steve Fayette, a family friend, confirmed on Monday that Toler ...

  3. Billboard Touring Conference Lessons: Focus on Fans First

    November 19, 2012 12:51 PM EST The ninth annual Billboard Touring Conference & Awards were held Nov. 7-8 at the Roosevelt Hotel in a weather-flogged Manhattan still recovering from Hurricane Sandy and its associated power outages, not to mention a nor'easter that ble ...

  4. Grand Funk Railroad's Mark Farner, Warren Haynes, Tre Williams Talk On-Stage Perspectives at Billboard Touring Conf

    November 08, 2012 10:14 AM EST On The Road (from left to right): Tre Williams, Mark Farner, Warren Hayes, and Ray Waddell. (Photo: Michael Seto) For the Touring Conference's final presentation of Day 1 (Nov. 7), it was time to get out from behind the desks and see what thi ...

  5. Billboard's Touring Conference: What's In It For Artists? Plenty!

    October 16, 2012 7:00 AM EDT More artists than ever will participate in panels and sessions at the 2012 Billboard Touring Conference, set for Nov. 7-8 in New York. Register today for the Billboard Touring Conference & Awards November 7-8 in New York City and Save $50 (Use ...

  6. Tedeschi Trucks Band to Headline Inaugural Sunshine Blues Festival

    October 08, 2012 8:11 PM EDT The Tedeschi Trucks Band will headline the inaugural Sunshine Blues Festival, to be held Jan. 18 2013 at Centennial Park in Fort Myers, Fla. The three-day fest will continue Jan. 19 to Mizner Park Amphitheatre in Boca Raton and end Jan. 20 at Vino ...

  7. Chris Robinson's Fresh Jams

    September 07, 2012 8:00 AM EDT Black Crowes frontman marches on with Chris Robinson Brotherhood. In 2011, Chris Robinson Brotherhood played 118 shows before ever releasing an album, which meant concert-goers only knew one thing when they bought tickets: This was the new band of ...

  8. Sony Pays $8 Million to Settle Digital-Music Lawsuit With Cheap Trick, Allman Bros., Others

    March 08, 2012 6:30 PM EST The list of musicians suing major record labels over digital music revenue has grown during the past few months. At issue in these cases is what musicians should get when a customer on a digital outlet like iTunes buys a song or album. Soon, in a ...

  9. Rick James Estate's Class-Action Suit Against Universal: An Entertainment Attorney Weighs In

    April 08, 2011 11:24 AM EDT The Rick James estate filed a class action lawsuit against Universal Music Group and it's raising expectations that more artists may enter the license-vs.-sale battle over digital downloads. But the clock could be ticking for heritage artists ...

  10. Beatles iTunes Deal Pays Royalties Directly to Band, Publisher, Sources Say

    January 04, 2011 12:00 AM EST Four decades since their breakup, the Beatles are still sticking with their trailblazing ways. It seems that the EMI/Beatles deal that finally brought the Fab Four's catalog to iTunes may be more groundbreaking than originally thought. Accord ...

  11. The Brains Behind Justin Bieber: A Conversation With Scooter Braun

    November 22, 2010 12:00 AM EST Sunday night’s American Music Awards said it all: There’s a new Justin in town. The 16-year-old wunderkind — a title the multi-instrumentalist can legitimately claim — Justin Bieber won four awards (all fan-voted) during the ABC broadcast, includi ...

  12. The Dead Returning To The Road In '09

    January 02, 2009 12:00 AM EST Spurred on by two reunions at benefits for President-elect Barack Obama, the surviving members of the Grateful Dead will embark on their first tour in five years this spring. The Dead will hit the road beginning April 12 in Greensboro, N.C., and w ...

  13. Springsteen, Chesney Rule Billboard Touring Awards

    November 20, 2008 12:00 AM EST Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band, Kenny Chesney and Miley Cyrus were among the big winners at the fifth annual Billboard Touring Awards, held tonight (Nov. 20) at the Roosevelt Hotel ballroom in New York. Springsteen and his band picked u ...

  14. Bon Jovi, Springsteen, Police Lead Touring Award Finalists

    October 16, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Bon Jovi, Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band, and the Police are among the finalists for the 2008 Billboard Touring Awards, set for Nov. 20 at the Roosevelt Hotel in New York. All three of those tours are finalists for the Top Tour and Top ...

  15. Allman Brothers Postpone NYC Dates

    March 27, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The Allman Brothers Band have postponed their annual run of 15 shows at New York City's Beacon Theatre set for May 5-24, due to side effects from treatment of Gregg Allman's Hepatitis C. The ABB have also canceled their upcoming performa ...

  16. Marley Ringtones Strike Discord

    September 14, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The lawsuits haven't even been filed yet, but already the dispute over Bob Marley's ringtones is heating up. Last month, Verizon Wireless struck an exclusive licensing deal with Universal Music Group for the entire Bob Marley catalog. Th ...

  17. UPDATED: Youngbloods Joins Sony BMG Suit

    March 29, 2007 12:00 AM EDT A suit was filed on March 23, by the Youngbloods — the 1960s rock band that included Jesse Colin Young — as part of the Cheap Trick/Allman Brothers class action suit against Sony BMG over ringtones and downloads. Since the band already sued Sony B ...

  18. The Youngbloods, Allman Brothers Band Sue Sony BMG

    February 23, 2007 12:00 AM EST The Youngbloods and the Allman Brothers Band have filed a class action suit against Sony BMG Music over the amount of royalties paid to BMG artists for digital downloads. The suit mirrors the one filed by the Allman Brothers and Cheap Trick last y ...

  19. MSG Acquires Beacon Theatre

    November 16, 2006 12:00 AM EST MSG Entertainment has acquired New York's Beacon Theatre, making it the fourth venue in the MSGE portfolio, which includes Madison Square Garden, Radio City Music Hall and the Theater at Madison Square Garden. The Beacon Theatre, a 2,800-seat ...

  20. MSG Entertainment Acquires Beacon Theatre

    November 15, 2006 12:00 AM EST Venue set to host more than 100 events in 2007. MSG Entertainment has acquired New York's Beacon Theatre, making it the fourth venue in the MSGE portfolio, which includes Madison Square Garden, Radio City Music Hall and the Theater at Madison ...

  21. UMGI To Slash Price On Digital Catalog

    October 30, 2006 12:00 AM EST Value initiative begins Nov. 1. Universal Music today (Oct. 30) unveiled details of "an aggressive European strategy" to cut the price on 1,500 digitally-delivered catalog albums. With effect from Nov. 1, Universal Music Group Internatio ...

  22. UMGI To Slash Price On Digital Catalog

    October 30, 2006 12:00 AM EST Universal Music today (Oct. 30) unveiled details of "an aggressive European strategy" to cut the price on 1,500 digitally-delivered catalog albums. Universal Music today (Oct. 30) unveiled details of "an aggressive European strategy ...

  23. Artists Suing Sony BMG Add To Grievances

    July 27, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Suit now includes ringtones. The group of artists who filed a class action lawsuit against Sony BMG, alleging the music giant has underpaid artist royalties for digital music transactions, has added ringtones to its list of grievances. The plainti ...

  24. Artists Suing Sony BMG Add To Grievances

    July 27, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Suit now includes ringtones. The group of artists who filed a class action lawsuit against Sony BMG, alleging the music giant has underpaid artist royalties for digital music transactions, has added ringtones to its list of grievances. The plainti ...

  25. CAA Ups Music Agents

    December 02, 2005 12:00 AM EST Essig, Huie and Rose expand responsibilities. Creative Artists Agency (CAA) has given new responsibilities to three well-known music department agents, effective immediately. Rod Essig and John Huie will now oversee the company's Nashville of ...

  26. Vassar Clements Dies

    August 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Fiddle virtuoso was 77. Acclaimed fiddle virtuoso Vassar Clements died on August 16 at his daughter, Midge Cranor’s, home outside Nashville following a battle with cancer. He was 77. Born in 1928, Clements was referred to as the "Miles Davis ...

  27. Library Of Congress Names 'Significant' Recordings

    April 05, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The Library of Congress today (April 5) announced the third annual selection of 50 U.S. sound recordings considered culturally, historically or aesthetically significant. The Library of Congress today (April 5) announced the third annual selection ...

  28. VH1 Classic To Spotlight Rock Fantasy Camp

    March 23, 2005 12:00 AM EST Daltrey, Lofgren on board for special. VH1 Classic will go behind the scenes of Rock and Roll Fantasy Camp with a two-hour special airing April 2. The event finds such rock veterans as the Who's Roger Daltrey, the E Street Band's Nils Lo ...

  29. PACE Nixes Nashville River Stages

    January 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST Clear Channel Entertainment's Nashville operation, PACE Concerts, has pulled the plug on a 2005 version of its annual May riverfront music festival Nashville River Stages. Clear Channel Entertainment's Nashville operation, PACE Concerts, ...

  30. String Cheese, Gov't Mule Lead Jammy Noms

    January 27, 2004 12:00 AM EST String Cheese Incident and Gov't Mule top the nominations for the fourth annual Jammy Awards. Both are up for four awards. The honors will be presented March 16 at the Roseland Ballroom in New York. String Cheese Incident and Gov't Mule ...

  31. Vets Lory, Schwartz Join [email protected]

    January 16, 2004 12:00 AM EST Music-business veterans Dave Lory and Joanne Schwartz have joined [email protected], the entertainment division of advertising agency J. Walter Thompson, Billboard.biz has learned. Music-business veterans Dave Lory and Joanne Schwartz have joi ...