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  1. Tixdaq Secures Further Funding

    December 22, 2008 12:00 AM EST Tixdaq, the entertainment ticketing research consultancy firm, has secured a second round of funding to develop its information services for the music, sports and theatre industries. The company currently operates ticket comparison site Tixdaq.com ...

  2. Live Earth India Canceled After Attacks

    December 01, 2008 12:00 AM EST The Live Earth India concert, scheduled to be held in Mumbai on Sunday, has been called off after terror attacks in India's financial capital killed nearly 200 people, organisers said. American musician Jon Bon Jovi, British rocker Roger Wate ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. Bon Jovi Unveils Clips From New Documentary

    September 25, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Jon Bon Jovi showed off footage for the first time in public from the upcoming Phil Griffin-directed documentary about his band during a question-and-answer panel today (Sept. 25) as part of Advertising Week in New York. The clips showed the Bon J ...

  5. Billboard To Participate In Advertising Week

    September 19, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Billboard will be participating in a number of events throughout Advertising Week, an annual gathering of advertising and media leaders in New York. All Billboard events will take place at the Nokia Theatre. On Sept. 23, Billboard and Yahoo will p ...

  6. Virgin Mobile Onboard With Free Bon Jovi Concert

    August 01, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Virgin Mobile USA will sponsor a free Bon Jovi concert designed to celebrate the Philadelphia Soul's ArenaBowl XXII win earlier this month. Jon Bon Jovi is a majority owner of the Philadelphia arena football team. Along with the sponsorship, ...

  7. Bon Jovi, Spice Girls Top Midyear Touring Chart

    July 18, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The touring landscape may be tough this summer, but Billboard Boxscore's midyear numbers illustrate that many tours have enjoyed significant success already. And, with major tours underway after the cutoff dates for our midyear charts, more h ...

  8. Bon Jovi Performs For Thousands In Central Park

    July 14, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Bon Jovi rocked Central Park, New Jersey style. The rock group gave a free concert Saturday night on the park's Great Lawn, delighting tens of thousands of fans who sang along with the lyrics on a glorious summer evening. The band opened with ...

  9. PBS's 'Soundstage' Unveils Summer Lineup

    June 25, 2008 12:00 AM EDT PBS's "Soundstage" is kicking off its sixth season summer lineup with a performance by Josh Groban on June 26. As the show runs through August, "Soundstage" will feature performances by Bon Jovi, Matchbox Twenty, Kenny Che ...

  10. Cablevision CEO's Band Benefits Kidney Foundation

    June 06, 2008 12:00 AM EDT By day, Jim Dolan keeps busy as president/CEO of Cablevision and chairman of Madison Square Garden. And by night he lets loose as guitarist/vocalist for blues-rock band JD & the Straight Shot. On June 24, in conjunction with the release of its ...

  11. Dave Matthews Band Joins Cancer Benefit Series

    May 09, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The Dave Matthews Band will perform at New York's Madison Square Garden on Sept. 10 as part of the inaugural Stand Up For A Cure concert series, designed to raise funds and awareness for lung cancer research at the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Ca ...

  12. Bon Jovi Central Park Concert Plans Underway

    April 30, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Bon Jovi is planning a date in New York's Central Park this summer. In a new interview with SportsIllustrated.com, Jon Bon Jovi -- a big sports fan and co-owner of the Arena Football League’s Philadelphia Soul -- says, "We always end eve ...

  13. AEG Live, Ticketmaster, Cablevision Deal In The Works

    February 28, 2008 12:00 AM EST Multiple sources confirm to Billboard.biz that a deal is imminent for a partnership of Ticketmaster and Madison Square Garden Entertainment owner Cablevision to acquire about 49% of AEG Live, the live entertainment arm of Anschutz Entertainment Gr ...

  14. Bon Jovi To Launch Cancer Benefit Concert Series

    February 06, 2008 12:00 AM EST Bon Jovi, Jerry Seinfeld, Brian Wilson and Andrea Bocelli, among others, will perform in various New York City venues throughout 2008 as part of the inaugural Stand Up For A Cure concert series, designed to raise funds and awareness for lung cance ...

  15. Bon Jovi Calls For Fan Videos

    January 29, 2008 12:00 AM EST To help promote the U.S. leg of its upcoming Lost Highway Tour, Bon Jovi is asking fans to upload short videos to bonjovilovesmytown.com for the chance to have the segments featured on large video screens throughout the trek's 38 dates. The B ...

  16. Triple Echo Nods For Furtado, Gronemeyer

    January 17, 2008 12:00 AM EST Nelly Furtado, German rock singer Herbert Gronemeyer and Berlin pop duo Ich+Ich have each received three nominations for the German record industry's 17th Echo Awards, which will be presented Feb. 15 in Berlin. Furtado is nominated in the int ...

  17. Bon Jovi To Headline Charity Concert

    November 29, 2007 12:00 AM EST Bon Jovi fans will have a chance to see the group's frontman perform at a charity concert next month. New Jersey native Jon Bon Jovi will headline "The Hope Concert III" on Dec. 21 at the Count Basie Theatre in Red Bank, the theater ...

  18. Quiet Riot Singer Kevin DuBrow Dies

    November 26, 2007 12:00 AM EST Longtime Quiet Riot singer Kevin DuBrow was reportedly found dead at his Las Vegas home yesterday (Nov. 25). The cause of death is currently uncertain. He was 52. DuBrow formed Quiet Riot with guitarist Randy Rhoads in 1975. Along with Van Halen, ...

  19. Bon Jovi To Embark On World Tour

    October 26, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Bon Jovi will embark on a world tour of more than 10 countries, beginning with the United States and Canada this fall. "We're starting in New Jersey and then taking it to the world," lead singer Jon Bon Jovi announced at last night& ...

  20. Appleseed Recordings Preps 10th Anniversary Releases

    August 14, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Indie label Appleseed Recordings is celebrating its 10th anniversary with a string of civic-minded compilation releases featuring new songs from such artists as Bruce Springsteen, Pete Seeger and Jon Bon Jovi. Former consumer advocate lawyer Jim M ...

  21. Live Earth London, New Jersey Shows Gross $14 Million

    July 10, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Live Earth concerts at Wembley Stadium in London and Giants Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J., Saturday, both produced by Live Nation, were sellouts, grossing a combined total of almost $14 million. The London Live Earth show came off "as clos ...

  22. Bon Jovi Opens O2 Arena

    June 25, 2007 12:00 AM EDT London's newest music venue, the O2 Arena, enjoyed a hitch-free first night with a sellout concert by Bon Jovi. The New Jersey rockers played their greatest hits and selections from new album "Lost Highway" (Universal Island) - curr ...

  23. Live Earth Istanbul Show Cancelled

    June 22, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The Istanbul, Turkey, leg of July 7's Live Earth global concert extravaganza has been cancelled. Organisers are now seeking a site to erect giant screens in the city to take TV feeds from the remaining eight shows around the world. Reports in ...

  24. MTV's 'Unplugged' Reborn With The Police, Bon Jovi

    May 31, 2007 12:00 AM EDT MTV's on-again, off-again "Unplugged" program will return in a big way this summer, with new episodes featuring the Police, Bon Jovi, Kenny Chesney, Mary J. Blige and John Mayer. This time around, however, the show will be rolled ou ...

  25. Hank Jr. Joins CMT Awards Show

    April 05, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Hank Williams Jr. joins the line-up of stars performing at CMT's 2007 Music Awards. As previously reported, Carrie Underwood, Dierks Bentley, Keith Urban (performing from Australia), Kenny Chesney, Martina McBride, Rascal Flatts, Sugarland, T ...

  26. Live Nation Ups Smith, Zelisko

    April 01, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Live Nation, the world's largest promoter and venue operator, has announced the promotion of several executives in its San Francisco, Denver and Phoenix offices. Lee Smith has been named chairman of Live Nation San Francisco and Denver. He wi ...

  27. 'Live Earth' Global Concert Plans Revealed

    February 15, 2007 12:00 AM EST Former United States vice president Al Gore and a host of celebrities gathered today (Feb. 15) in Los Angeles to reveal plans for "Live Earth -- The Concert For A Climate In Crisis," a series of seven concerts set to take place across th ...

  28. Muse To Rock New Wembley Stadium

    December 04, 2006 12:00 AM EST Muse is the first band to announce a gig at London's new Wembley Stadium since last year's aborted attempt to re-open the iconic venue led to shows by Bon Jovi, the Rolling Stones, Robbie Williams and Take That being re-located. The gig, ...

  29. U.K. Hall Of Fame Fetes Music Legends

    November 14, 2006 12:00 AM EST Prince, Bon Jovi, James Brown, Brian Wilson, Dusty Springfield, Led Zeppelin and Rod Stewart were inducted tonight (Nov. 14) into the U.K. Music Hall of Fame during a ceremony at London's Alexandra Pa Prince, Bon Jovi, James Brown, Brian Wils ...

  30. 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 ...

  31. 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 ...

  32. Madonna Tops Finalists For Billboard Touring Awards

    October 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Madonna leads the field for the 2006 Billboard Touring Awards with mentions in four categories, including top tour and top draw, respectively award the top-grossing and top ticket-selling tour. The ot Madonna leads the field for the 2006 Billboard ...

  33. Island Appoints Lowenberg Senior Marketing VP

    July 26, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Most previously held same role at Virgin. Adam Lowenberg has been appointed senior VP of marketing at Island Records. He reports to Steve Bartels, president of Island Records and COO of Island Def Jam Music Group, and is based in New York. In his ...

  34. A&R Exec John Kalodner To Retire

    June 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT A&R executive John Kalodner is retiring after 35 years in the music business, effective June 20. Kalodner's tenure spanned posts at Atlantic, Geffen, Columbia and, most recently, Sanctuary. A&R executive John Kalodner is retiring ...

  35. Concert Business Up 28% In Q1

    April 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Driven by artists like Bon Jovi, Coldplay. Driven by artists like Bon Jovi, Coldplay. News ...

  36. Concert Business Up 28% In Q1

    April 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Driven by artists like Bon Jovi, Billy Joel, Coldplay. With nearly $375 million in grosses and 7.3 million in attendance for the first quarter, the North American concert business shows signs of emerging from a two-year slump, according to figures ...

  37. BT Rings Up Content Deal

    April 10, 2006 12:00 AM EDT U.K. telecommunications giant BT today (April 10) said it has clinched agreements to distribute more than 500 concerts and documentaries on BT Vision, its new on-demand interactive TV service. BT Visi U.K. telecommunications giant BT today (April ...

  38. BT Rings Up Content Deal

    April 10, 2006 12:00 AM EDT U.K. telecommunications giant BT today (April 10) said it has clinched agreements to distribute more than 500 concerts and documentaries on BT Vision, its new on-demand interactive TV service. BT Visi U.K. telecommunications giant BT today (April ...

  39. Wembley Delays Hit Summer Concerts

    March 31, 2006 12:00 AM EST A flurry of concerts will be relocated from London's new Wembley Stadium after constructers confirmed today (March 31) that the flagship U.K. venue will not meet its targets for completion. Performanc A flurry of concerts will be relocated fr ...

  40. Wembley Delays Hit Summer Concerts

    March 31, 2006 12:00 AM EST U.K. stadium will not host events in 2006. A flurry of concerts will be relocated from London's new Wembley Stadium after constructers confirmed today (March 31) that the flagship U.K. venue will not meet its targets for completion. Performan ...

  41. Wembley Stadium In Talks Over Summer Concerts

    February 22, 2006 12:00 AM EST Promoters are in discussions with the directors of the new Wembley Stadium about the future of a string of high-profile concerts which are booked for the venue this summer. Promoters are in discussions with the directors of the new Wembley Stadium ...

  42. Wembley Stadium In Talks Over Summer Concerts

    February 22, 2006 12:00 AM EST Promoters are in discussions with the directors of the new Wembley Stadium about the future of a string of high-profile concerts which are booked for the venue this summer. Promoters are in discussions with the directors of the new Wembley Stadium ...

  43. Network Live, O2 Pact

    January 24, 2006 12:00 AM EST To offer subs exclusive mobile video clips. UK wireless operator O2 has teamed with Network Live to offer subscribers exclusive mobile video clips of Network Live-produced concerts. Network Live recently won the worldwide distribution rights to th ...

  44. Fenster Named Senior A&R VP At Zomba

    January 04, 2006 12:00 AM EST Label vet's previous stints include Arista, IDJ. Jeff Fenster has been named senior VP of A&R for the Zomba Music Group. He reports to Peter Thea, senior VP of ZLG, and is based in New York. Fenster previously worked at Zomba from 1992 th ...

  45. Arrowhead Pond, Avalon Partner For Concert Combo

    December 21, 2005 12:00 AM EST 'OC Pass' offers special package at 15% discount. Anaheim Arena Management, LLC and Avalon Attractions have partnered to create the “Ultimate OC Concert Pass” to the Arrowhead Pond of Anaheim and Verizon Wireless Amphitheater in Irvine, ...

  46. Gretchen Wilson's 'Jacked' Takes No. 1

    October 05, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Gretchen Wilson's sophomore effort, "All Jacked Up," bows atop The Billboard 200 and Billboard's Top Country Albums chart with a career-best sales week of 264,000 units in the U.S., according to Niels Gretchen Wilson's sop ...

  47. Upcoming Tours: Chili Peps, AC/DC, Motley Crue

    July 21, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Agencies discuss multiple trek possibilities. At a session during the International Assn. of Assembly Managers (IAAM) conference in Washington, D.C. earlier this week, panelists from several major booking agencies named tours possible for later th ...

  48. Producers: Philly Live 8 "Close To Perfect"

    July 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Crowd estimated at 700,000-800,000. Producers of the Philadelphia Live 8 show feel like they pulled off "as close to perfect a show as you could have," according to Larry Magid, president of Electric Factory, a division of the Clear Chan ...

  49. Live 8 Concerts Confirmed For July 2

    May 31, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Bob Geldof's vision of a poverty-awareness music event on a grander scale than Live Aid was unveiled today (May 31). On July 2, London, Philadelphia, Paris, Berlin and Rome will simultaneously host th Bob Geldof's vision of a poverty-awa ...

  50. Live 8 Concerts Confirmed For July 2

    May 31, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Bob Geldof's vision of a poverty-awareness music event on a grander scale than Live Aid was unveiled today (May 31). On July 2, London, Philadelphia, Paris, Berlin and Rome will simultaneously host th Bob Geldof's vision of a poverty-awa ...

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