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  1. Ne-Yo, Cee Lo, Gym Class Heroes, More to Headline Revamped Orange Drive Miami Beach Music Fest

    December 12, 2011 6:05 PM EST With eyes set on making Miami Beach an essential New Year's party destination, New York-based Union Square Agency and Miami's Orange Bowl Committee have partnered to produce the 2nd annual Orange Drive Miami Beach Music Festival. The fes ...

  2. Suge Knight's Lawsuit Against Kanye West Tossed

    November 05, 2010 12:00 AM EDT A federal judge in Miami has tossed out a lawsuit filed by rap mogul Marion "Suge" Knight against hip-hop star Kanye West over a 2005 shooting. Knight was seeking more than $1 million in damages from West. Knight was shot in the leg at a ...

  3. Suge Knight, Kanye Can't Mediate Shooting Lawsuit

    August 27, 2010 12:00 AM EDT A mediation session meant to resolve a lawsuit filed by rap mogul Marion "Suge" Knight against hip-hop star Kanye West was not successful. Knight's attorney, Marc Brumer, says the two sides did not reach an agreement during Thursday ...

  4. Belly Up Aspen Links With C3

    July 12, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Austin-based C3 Presents will book the Belly Up Aspen in partnership with its owner Michael Goldberg and the Belly Up staff. C3 talent buyer Brooke Wirth will be the primary C3 booker working with the 450 capacity room. “It’s a great venue in an a ...

  5. U2's Rose Bowl Show Breaks Attendance Record

    October 30, 2009 12:00 AM EDT It took 22 years, but U2 has broken its own attendance record for the best-attended single concert performance at a U.S. venue by one headliner. The band's 360 Tour played Pasadena, Calif.’s Rose Bowl on Oct. 25 to a sellout crowd of 97,014 - ...

  6. 'Suge' Knight Facing Drug, Battery Charges

    November 18, 2008 12:00 AM EST Hip-hop mogul Marion "Suge" Knight is facing felony drug charges and a misdemeanor battery charge in Las Vegas. The Clark County district attorney's office filed the charges in Las Vegas Justice Court late Friday. Knight's atto ...

  7. Back Yard Enters Publishing Field

    November 12, 2008 12:00 AM EST U.K. independent Back Yard Recordings, the label behind U.S. alternative act Gossip, has launched a publishing arm called Back Yard Music. The new venture will be administered worldwide by London-based Blue Mountain Music, which also administers t ...

  8. 'Suge' Knight Busted For Assault, Drugs In Vegas

    August 27, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Police say rap music mogul Marion "Suge" Knight is in a Las Vegas jail on drug and assault charges after he was accused of beating his girlfriend while brandishing a knife. The 43-year-old Knight was arrested today (Aug. 27) on charges o ...

  9. Vegoose Producers Pull Plug On This Year's Fest

    May 05, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Las Vegas festival Vegoose will not happen in 2008, according to Jonathan Mayers, president of Superfly Presents, co-producer of Vegoose with A.C. Productions. "We're not going to do Vegoose this year," Mayers tells Billboard.biz. M ...

  10. Rage To Co-Headline Vegoose Festival

    June 26, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Rage Against The Machine will be one of the headliners at the third annual Vegoose Music Festival, Billboard.biz has learned. The event is set for Oct. 27-28 at Sam Boyd Stadium in Las Vegas. Vegoose is produced by Superfly Presents and A.C. Enter ...

  11. Chesney Lines Up NFL Tour

    January 11, 2007 12:00 AM EST Country music's top ticket seller, Kenny Chesney, will take his tour to NFL stadiums in 2007 with the "Flip Flop Summer 2007 Tour." The tour kicks off at Heinz Field, home to the Pittsburgh Steelers, on June 9. As with past tours, T ...

  12. ON THE ROAD: VEGOOSE, BABY!

    September 16, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Producers are in the home stretch of putting together this year's Vegoose music festival. The event is set for Halloween weekend (Oct. 28-29) at Las Vegas' Sam Boyd Stadium and feature Killers, Widesp Producers are in the home stretch of ...

  13. Industry Vet Goldberg Teams With New West

    August 31, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Music industry veteran and former Air America Radio CEO Danny Goldberg has launched Ammal Records, a joint-venture with Los Angeles-based New West Records. Goldberg will be the creative force behind A Music industry veteran and former Air America ...

  14. Industry Vet Goldberg Forms Gold Village

    August 03, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Music industry veteran and former Air America Radio CEO Danny Goldberg has formed Gold Village Entertainment. The company will be involved in all aspects of the music business starting with personal m Music industry veteran and former Air America ...

  15. On The Road

    November 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST The inaugural Vegoose festiva drew about 40,000 people to concerts held Oct. 29-31 at Sam Boyd Stadium, Thomas & Mack Center and other venues in Las Vegas. Read Ray Waddell's column. The inaugural Vegoose festiva drew about 40,000 peo ...

  16. Vegoose Draws 40,000 To Vegas

    November 02, 2005 12:00 AM EST First annual festival held Oct. 29-31. The first annual Vegoose festival, produced by Bonnaroo organizers A.C. Entertainment and Superfly Presents, drew roughly 40,000 people to concerts held Oct. 29-31 at Sam Boyd Stadium, Thomas & Mack Cente ...

  17. McCartney, Fidelity Enter Marketing Pact

    September 08, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Ads to kick off on NFL's Monday Night Football. Paul McCartney and Fidelity Investments have entered a marketing pact that includes tour sponsorship and a major advertising campaign. The ad push will debut with a 30-second tv spot during the ...

  18. Inaugural Vegoose Fest Solidifies Lineup

    August 03, 2005 12:00 AM EDT As first tipped here last month, Dave Matthews and Friends, Jack Johnson and Widespread Panic will head the lineup for the first Vegoose festival, assembled by A.C. Entertainment and Superfly Presents As first tipped here last month, Dave Matthe ...

  19. Bonnaroo Organizers Head West With Vegoose

    July 21, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Set for Vegas' Sam Boyd Stadium Oct. 29-30. After months of speculation, the producers of the Bonnaroo festival have confirmed they will stage a mega-event in Las Vegas around Halloween. Produced by A.C. Entertainment and Superfly Presents, V ...

  20. Sports Company Hears A New Tune

    June 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT John Elway, John Fogerty to be teammates. John Elway, John Fogerty to be teammates. News John Fogerty , John Elway ...

  21. Sports Company Hears A New Tune

    June 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT John Elway, John Fogerty to be teammates. Sports and entertainment management group Octagon is expanding into the music business. The company-whose clients include John Elway, Michael Phelps, David Robinson, Davis Love III, Steve Yzerman, Mia Hamm ...

  22. Suge Knight Ordered To Pay $107M

    April 05, 2005 12:00 AM EDT A judge has ordered Marion "Suge" Knight to pay $107 million to a woman who claims she helped the rap mogul start Death Row Records, ruling that Knight and his lawyers failed to answer questions and p LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A judge has orde ...

  23. New Zealand & Australia

    October 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT When the Australian record industry gathers Oct. 17 at the Sydney Superdome for the annual Australian Recording Industry Assn. awards, executives can look back on a challenging year for overall music When the Australian record industry gathers Oct ...