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  1. Updated: Hurricane Sandy Concert Cancelations, Postponements: Springsteen, Aimee Mann, Deftones, More

    October 30, 2012 12:51 PM EDT In addition to the multiple Hurricane Sandy-related show cancelations and postponements already announced (and listed below), several more came over the transom on Tuesday. The biggest is Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band, who postponed thei ...

  2. Backbeat: Capitol Theatre Debuts With Sold-Out Bob Dylan Concert After Lavish Restoration

    September 05, 2012 3:32 PM EDT The renovated Capitol Theatre in Port Chester, New York on opening night. (Photo: Jem Aswad) One of the more welcome developments in the concert industry over the past several years has been the revival of many classic theaters, ranging from the U ...

  3. Rough Trade NYC Opening in Williamsburg, Brooklyn

    April 11, 2012 8:04 AM EDT Rough Trade Retail Group (RTRG) today announced it will be opening a branch of the famed London music retailer Rough Trade in Williamsburg, New York. The store is due to open in the fall. The store will be larger than Rough Trade East, London stor ...

  4. Sleigh Bells Leads Bowery Presents' New YouTube Play at SF MusicTech

    February 13, 2012 5:02 PM EST but that hasn't been the case. http://www.billboard.biz/bbbiz/industry/branding/video-2012-super ...

  5. Pitchfork Postpones Forms, Its New York Music Festival

    December 19, 2011 5:39 PM EST Back in October, Pitchfork announced that it will be producing a music festival in New York in February called Forms , a "full-on four-day multi-media festival" in partnership with Bowery Presents and videogame company Kill Screen. The f ...

  6. The 10 Most Influential Clubs in North America

    June 24, 2011 12:24 PM EDT What makes a great club? Intelligent booking, great production values, the ability to raise an act's profile not only locally but regionally or even nationally-the latter entirely possible in this age of social networking. As Patterson Hood ...

  7. Exclusive: Story of CBGBs, Hilly Kristal, Birth of Punk Rock To Be Made Into Film

    May 16, 2011 2:35 PM EDT The birth of punk rock in New York City will be chronicled in a film about the club CBGB and its owner, the late Hilly Kristal, according to the film's producers. Brad Rosenberger, Randall Miller, Jody Savin and Kristal's daughter Lisa K ...

  8. Decemberists Fans Love Foursquare, Bryan Adams Fans Not So Much

    February 17, 2011 3:15 PM EST Decemberists fans were the most active Foursquare users in January, according to data at SuperGlued.com on New York check-ins on the social media app. Users of Foursquare appear to love indie rock and tend to frequent a small number of venues. But ...

  9. Business Matters: DOJ, Paperless Ticketing, Bowery Presents and More

    May 27, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Follow Glenn Peoples on Twitter or e-mail him at gpeoples AT billboard.com. -- While the press descends on the news that the Department of Justice is investigating Apple for possible anti-competitive behavior, only eMusic has confirmed on the reco ...

  10. Bowery Presents Expands To Boston

    March 10, 2010 12:00 AM EST New York-based independent concert promotion company the Bowery Presents has extended its presence to Boston. The principals of the Bowery Presents have signed a long term agreement with the recently renovated Royale Nightclub to book approximatel ...

  11. Bowery Presents, Brooklyn Bowl Team For Music Events

    September 02, 2009 12:00 AM EDT New York-based independent concert promoter the Bowery Presents has partnered with Brooklyn Bowl to bring free and ticketed events to the Brooklyn-based bowling alley and music venue. In addition to his booking duties at New York's Music Hall ...

  12. Bowery Presents Revives New Jersey Theatre

    September 10, 2008 12:00 AM EDT New York promoter Bowery Presents is making its first foray into running a New Jersey venue with the re-opening of the Wellmont Theatre in Montclair this fall. The maiden show at the 2,500-capacity building will be Hanson on Nov. 1. Also scheduled ...

  13. Last.fm, Bowery Presents Partner For Concerts

    June 06, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Free online streaming service Last.fm has joined forces with New York-based independent concert promoter the Bowery Presents to stage live music events for popular bands on Last.fm's Web site . Artists are chosen based on Last.fm's hype ...

  14. The Bowery Presents Expands Into N.J.

    March 17, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The historic 2,000-capacity Wellmont Theater in Montclair, N.J., will re-open its doors this fall under a recently formed partnership between the principals of New York-based independent concert promoter the Bowery Presents and longtime promoter A ...

  15. Panelists Debate Artist Dev At Touring Conference

    November 14, 2007 12:00 AM EST With physical album sales on a continuous decline, artist development -- especially in the touring world -- is more important now than it ever has been, a panelist of record label execs, managers, promoters and agents agreed today (Nov. 14) at the ...

  16. Former CBGB's Club To Be Men's Clothing Store

    November 05, 2007 12:00 AM EST The space of New York City's former seminal music club CBGB will be reopened as a men's clothing boutique from John Varvatos. "This store is going to be totally unique, different from our other boutiques," Varvatos said. " ...

  17. CBGB Founder Hilly Kristal Dies At 75

    August 29, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Hilly Kristal, the founder of legendary New York punk club CBGB, died yesterday due to complications from lung cancer. He was 75. Kristal founded the club in 1973 to showcase bluegrass and country acts, but it quickly became known as a breeding gr ...

  18. Brooklyn Venue To Launch With Patti Smith

    June 19, 2007 12:00 AM EDT New York-based indie concert promoter the Bowery Presents has tapped Patti Smith and her band to help launch the Sept. 4 opening of its newest venue, the Music Hall of Williamsburg. The 550-capacity hall in Brooklyn, N.Y., will occupy the former s ...

  19. New York Club CBGB Hosting Final Concert

    October 15, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Show headlined by rock poet Patti Smith. CBGB was to host its final concert Sunday night (Oct. 15) after a 33-year residence in downtown New York as the iconic, grungy bastion of punk. The concert, headlined by rock poet Patti Smith, was to be the ...

  20. Live Nation New York Head To Exit

    May 09, 2006 12:00 AM EDT His contract expires July 31. After weeks of speculation, sources confirm that Jim Glancy, president of Live Nation’s New York offices, will exit the company when his contract expires July 31. Glancy will partner with John Moore at the Bowery Pres ...

  21. Wed: Billboard Road Work Touring Conf

    October 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Panel: 'concert promoter role getting edged out.' The role of a concert promoter may be getting edged out, according to participants at the "Rock This Town" panel at today's (Oct. 26) Billboard Roadwork '05 Touring Aw ...

  22. Saving CBGB: Supporters Still Have Time To Rally

    October 11, 2005 12:00 AM EDT As that great protest singer Yogi Berra once sang, "CBGB ain't over till it's over." As that great protest singer Yogi Berra once sang, "CBGB ain't over till it's over." Yes, an eviction notice for failure t ...

  23. Artists Rally In New York To Save CBGB

    August 31, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Blondie, Public Enemy among those who performed. Blondie, Public Enemy, Bad Brains' HR and Institute were among the acts performing today (Aug. 31) in New York's Washington Square Park in a last-ditch attempt to rally support for venerab ...

  24. CBGB Eyeing Last-Ditch Summer Benefit Tour

    May 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Downplays reports that club might move to Las Vegas. CBGB is hoping to host a 30-date festival of big-name acts this summer in a last-ditch effort to save the legendary punk rock club, founder and owner Hilly Kristal told the handful of journalist ...

  25. Beggars Banquet Inks The National

    August 23, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Brooklyn, N.Y.-based rock band the National has signed a worldwide deal with Beggars Banquet. The label will release the band's third full-length in spring 2005. Brooklyn, N.Y.-based rock band the National has signed a worldwide deal with Beg ...