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  1. First Leg Of Police Tour Grosses $107 Million

    August 07, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The first leg of the Police reunion tour has been an overwhelming success, grossing $107,592,002 from 38 shows that drew 929,941 people. That does not include stops at the Bonnaroo Music Festival in Manchester, Tenn., in June, or the V Fest in Bal ...

  2. Aiden Wins Virgin Mobile's 'Book The Band' Contest

    July 26, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Rock act Aiden has been selected by MTV2 "Book the Band" viewers to perform at Baltimore's Virgin Festival, set for Aug. 4-5 at Pimlico Race Course. The Seattle-based band will open day two of the festival. Aiden received nearly 420 ...

  3. GSN Adds Three Stadiums

    July 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The Gridiron Stadium Network (GSN) has added three new venues to its organization: the M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore, the Georgia Dome in Atlanta, and the Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Fla. The GSN comprises 11 NFL stadiums and two Major Lea ...

  4. Virgin Mobile, MTV2 Let Fans Choose Fest Opener

    June 13, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Virgin Mobile USA has partnered with MTV2 and Kyocera Wireless for “Book the Band by Virgin Mobile,” an upcoming short-form program that allows viewers to choose an opening band for the Aug. 4-5 Virgin Festival in Baltimore. “Book the Band by Virg ...

  5. Beastie Boys Lock Down Short U.S. Tour

    June 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT As expected, the Beastie Boys will play a handful of live dates this summer, alternating between more traditional hip-hop shows and an instrumental set along the lines of the trio's new Capitol album, "The Mix-Up." The hip-hop shows ...

  6. T.I., Ciara Set For Summer 'Scream' Tour

    June 06, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Rapper T.I. and R&B-leaning pop star Ciara will anchor the 2007 Scream tour, which will begin in late July. Support acts have yet to be announced; according to a spokesperson, a handful of special guests will also appear in select cities. The ...

  7. Netflix Teams With Actors For Concerts

    June 05, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Online movie rental service Netflix has revealed the lineup for three free summer concerts/film screenings that will feature music performances by Dennis Quaid & the Sharks, the Bacon Brothers (Kevin and Michael) and the Bruce Willis Blues Ban ...

  8. Anúna Preps North American Push

    May 31, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Irish vocal group Anúna, led by twin brothers Michael and John McGlynn, is gearing up for a fall tour that will hit 1,800- to 3,000 capacity theaters and performing arts centers across North America. The approximately 35-city outing supports the a ...

  9. Festival Money

    May 09, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The relationship between agents and talent buyers is a bit of a chess game, with the fact that talent is the commodity in question bringing its own dynamic to the traditional sales equation. Call it the favor factor. "In our business everybod ...

  10. Virgin Fest Beefs-Up Bill

    April 27, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The Virgin Festival by Virgin Mobile in Baltimore, Md., has added a string of performers. Modest Mouse, Velvet Revolver, Wu Tang Clan, Cheap Trick, the Fratellis, Amy Winehouse, Paolo Nutini, the Crystal Method, 311, Incubus, Chris Cornell, Ben Ha ...

  11. Ticketmaster Files Suit Against StubHub

    April 19, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Ticketmaster, the world's largest ticketing company, has fired a major shot over the bow against online ticket seller StubHub. Ticketmaster filed a suit yesterday in Los Angeles Superior Court against Stubhub and its parent eBay, citing inten ...

  12. Daft Punk, Stooges, MMJ Join Pearl Jam At Lollapalooza

    April 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Daft Punk, the Stooges, My Morning Jacket, Muse, Modest Mouse, Interpol, the Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Ben Harper and Snow Patrol are among the top acts joining previously announced headliner Pearl Jam at this year's Lollapalooza, to be held Aug. 3-5 ...

  13. Pumpkins To Play First Shows In Six-Plus Years

    March 29, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The reunited Smashing Pumpkins will play their first show in six-and-a-half years May 22 at the Grand Rex Theatre in Paris. European festival appearances will follow through mid-June; the group's first U.S. show will be Aug. 5 in Baltimore as ...

  14. Police, Beasties, Pumpkins Headline U.S. Virgin Fest

    March 22, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The Police, the Beastie Boys and Smashing Pumpkins will headline the second U.S. Virgin Fest, set for Aug. 4-5 at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, Md. According to producer Seth Hurwitz, the lineup follows a Virgin Fest strategy of "blockbus ...

  15. Smashing Pumpkins, Killers Anchoring Virgin Festival

    March 16, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The Smashing Pumpkins have confirmed their first North American appearance of 2007 at Toronto's Virgin Festival, set for Sept. 8-9 on Toronto Island. The band will headline the second evening while Bjork will headline the first night. Other a ...

  16. B.B. King Blues Fest To Feature Green, James

    March 14, 2007 12:00 AM EDT B.B. King, Al Green and Etta James will embark on a 14-city trek beginning July 24 at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Miami, and wrapping Sept. 9 at the Kautz Ironstone Vineyards Theatre in Murphys, Calif., Billboard.biz has learned. ...

  17. Hank Williams, Jr., Lynyrd Skynyrd To Hit The Road

    January 31, 2007 12:00 AM EST Hank Williams, Jr., and Rock and Roll Hall of Famers Lynyrd Skynyrd will co-headline the Rowdy Frynds arena tour, Billboard.biz has learned. The initial run of shows includes 20 dates, beginning April 11 at the VBCC Arena in Huntsville, Ala. Other ...

  18. Taylor Hicks Unveils 2007 Tour Plans

    December 27, 2006 12:00 AM EST As expected, latest "American Idol" champ Taylor Hicks will spend the early part of 2007 on the road in support of his self-titled debut album. The theater trek begins Feb. 21 in Jacksonville, Fla., and has dates on the books through Apr ...

  19. MySpace Hosting Concerts For Sudan Relief

    October 09, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Site will organize 20 concerts. The online hangout MySpace.com will organize 20 concerts featuring bands promoted on its site as part of a campaign to raise awareness and money for humanitarian relief in Sudan. The site, which grew in popularity t ...

  20. Diddy Partners With Burger King

    October 06, 2006 12:00 AM EDT In his latest role, Bad Boy Records founder/CEO and recording artist Sean "Diddy" Combs becomes a brand ambassador for Burger King. In this capacity, he will assist the fast food retailer in increasing its profile in the worlds of music ...

  21. Diddy Partners With Burger King

    October 06, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Deal includes a YouTube branded channel. In his latest role, Bad Boy Records founder/CEO and recording artist Sean "Diddy" Combs becomes a brand ambassador for Burger King. In this capacity, he will assist the fast food retailer in incre ...

  22. ON THE ROAD: MORE BANG FOR THE BUCK

    September 30, 2006 12:00 AM EDT We now know for sure that Congress is corrupt, as Ill Nino, Godhead, Ra and the Dreaming are burning up the road in the hard rock Congress of Corruption tour this fall. The tour, which began Sept. 21 We now know for sure that Congress is corrupt, ...

  23. Chili Peppers, The Who To Headline Virgin Fest

    July 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Set for Sept. 23 in Baltimore, Md. Set for Sept. 23 in Baltimore, Md. News ...

  24. Chili Peppers, The Who To Headline Virgin Fest

    July 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The Red Hot Chili Peppers and The Who will headline the U.S. version of the Virgin Festival, presented by Virgin Mobile and set for Sept. 23 at the Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, Md. The Red Hot Chili Peppers and The Who will headline the U.S. ...

  25. Branson Bringing Virgin Festival To North America

    June 30, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Virgin Mobile Canada has partnered with Toronto-based concert production firm Emerge Entertainment to produce a branded festival on Sept. 9 and 10. Virgin Mobile Canada has partnered with Toronto-based concert production firm Emerge Entertainment ...

  26. RIAA Files New Round Of Lawsuits

    January 31, 2006 12:00 AM EST targeted for illegally distributed copyrighted music. RIAA-member record companies filed a new round of "John Doe" copyright infringement lawsuits today (Jan. 31) against 750 individuals. These suits come less than a month after the ...

  27. Cingular Begins 3G Rollout

    December 06, 2005 12:00 AM EST New network launched in 16 cities today. Cingular Wireless switched on its third-generation, broadband wireless network in 16 cities today as the first step of a nationwide rollout expected to continue throughout next year. Such high-speed network ...

  28. Howard Stern's Replacements Revealed

    October 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Infinity Broadcasting has announced its strategy to replace Howard Stern. Along with a rollout of Free FM stations, David Lee Roth and Adam Carolla will go on the air. The long wait for Howard Stern's replacement on 27 stations owned by Infin ...

  29. First Reports From NARM

    August 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Indie retail, Music Monitor Network and more. Music label exes, retailers, distributors, merchandisers and artists flocked to San Diego Thursday for the opening day of the National Assn. of Recording Merchandisers (NARM) convention held at the Mar ...

  30. ASCAP Files 30 Lawsuits Against Bars, Nightclubs

    July 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT ASCAP filed 30 copyright infringement lawsuits on July 13 against nightclubs, bars and restaurants for playing songs written by members of the performing right organization without securing public per NEW YORK -- ASCAP filed 30 copyright infringem ...

  31. Duran Duran Returning To North America

    May 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Summer tour hits amphitheaters, smaller venues. Reunited British rock act Duran Duran has confirmed a summer North American tour, beginning July 15 in Nashville and running through Aug. 3 in Virginia Beach, Va. The tour will play a mix of outdoor ...

  32. Case Summary: Using Name & Likeness Without Permission, Florida Law

    May 03, 2005 12:00 AM EDT When Warner Bros. Pictures produced "The Perfect Storm" about a fishing vessel that was lost in a rare, powerful weather system off the New England coast, it did not ask permission -- or compensate -- When Warner Bros. Pictures produced ...

  33. Rap Mogul, Drug Kingpin Surrender to Feds

    January 26, 2005 12:00 AM EST The Inc. linked to drugs, murder, money-laundering. NEW YORK (AP) -- The hip-hop label behind music superstars Ashanti and Ja Rule was part of a murderous criminal enterprise that protected its interstate crack and heroin operation with calculated ...

  34. LeAnn Rimes To Host 'Nashville Star'

    October 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT New season set for early 2005. LeAnn Rimes has been tapped to host the third season of the USA Networks talent competition series "Nashville Star." She replaces "Access Hollywood" anchor Nancy O'Dell, who hosted the first ...

  35. HOB On Board For Mindy Smith Tour

    August 25, 2004 12:00 AM EDT House of Blues will produce the first national headlining tour by singer/songwriter Mindy Smith, beginning Oct. 1 at the Orange Peel in Asheville, N.C. House of Blues will produce the first national headlining tour by singer/songwriter Mindy Smith ...

  36. Van Halen Hits Orioles With $2M Suit

    August 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Van Halen is suing the Baltimore Orioles for at least $2 million in damages, charging that the Major League Baseball team reneged on an offer for the band to play a concert Sept. 2 at Oriole Park at C NASHVILLE -- Van Halen is suing the Baltimore ...

  37. Bluegrass Pioneer Charlie Waller Dies

    August 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Pioneering bluegrass artist Charlie Waller died Aug. 18 at his home in Cordonsville, Va., of an apparent heart attack. He was 69. Pioneering bluegrass artist Charlie Waller died Aug. 18 at his home in Cordonsville, Va., of an apparent heart attack ...

  38. Van Halen Hits Orioles With $2M Suit

    August 18, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Van Halen is suing the Baltimore Orioles for at least $2 million in damages, charging that the Major League Baseball team reneged on an offer for the band to play a concert Sept. 2 at Oriole Park at C Van Halen is suing the Baltimore Orioles for a ...

  39. RIAA On The Digital-Radio Warpath

    June 08, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Industry pushing feds for copy-protection rules. The recording industry, already reeling from online music theft, is pushing the federal government to head off what executives fear is a potentially bigger piracy threat in the emerging world of dig ...

  40. RIAA On The Digital-Radio Warpath

    June 08, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The recording industry, already reeling from online music theft, is pushing the federal government to head off what executives fear is a potentially bigger piracy threat in the emerging world of digit The recording industry, already reeling from o ...

  41. Sweet New Deal For Dolce

    January 20, 2004 12:00 AM EST Dance diva Dolce has signed with Baltimore-based Act 2 Records. Dance diva Dolce has signed with Baltimore-based Act 2 Records in a deal for two singles with an album option. The first single, "Feel Good," due Feb. 17, was produced by Or ...

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