Brixton Academy

  1. Exclusive: AM Only's UKF Dubstep Tour -- With Gemini, KOAN Sound -- Coming to U.S.

    February 28, 2012 12:30 PM EST Top dance-music agency AM Only is backing the first North American tour of UKF, the brand name of the popular British drum 'n' bass/dubstep YouTube channels, starting March 1. The UKF Dubstep channel on YouTube , owned and operated by U. ...

  2. Nas, Damian Marley Cancel London Show, Flight Ban Lifted

    April 21, 2010 12:00 AM EDT The Nas and Damian Marley show in London has been canceled as a result of the shutdown on flights in the U.K. However, travel restrictions have been lifted and flights began landing again in the U.K. on Tuesday night (April 20). The volcanic ash f ...

  3. Specials' Opening London Date Pulled

    May 06, 2009 12:00 AM EDT U.K. act the Specials will not play its opening scheduled date of a five-night run at London's Brixton Academy. Singer Terry Hall has been ordered to rest because of a throat infection, leading to the postponement of the May 6 show today hour ...

  4. Specials Add Dates, Responds To Dammers

    December 12, 2008 12:00 AM EST The Specials' U.K. tour in April and May 2009 now has extra dates, with the band claiming to have sold 45,000 tickets for eight shows in just over 30 minutes. The U.K. act has reformed for the tour, although without founder member Jerry Damme ...

  5. The Cure To Headline 'Big Gig'

    November 04, 2008 12:00 AM EST Following news that they will be named Godlike Geniuses at the 2009 Shockwaves NME Awards, The Cure has been confirmed as headliners for the accompanying Big Gig at the O2 arena in London. The Big Gig is held the night after the NME Awards, which ...

  6. NME Awards Moves To Brixton Academy

    October 01, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The Shockwaves NME Awards are moving to Brixton Academy for the ceremony on Feb. 25, 2009. The South London venue has staged the awards once before in its 55-year history, as well as hosting several of its awards tours and shows. Brixton Academy h ...

  7. O2 Arena Helms PRS London Venue List

    June 27, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The O2 Arena has come out tops on a poll which ranks the top 10 live music venues in London licensed by the Performing Right Society. The 2007 figures, published today, were calculated using the royalty payments to PRS members arising from live pe ...

  8. Warm Welcome As Coldplay Kicks Off Live Dates

    June 17, 2008 12:00 AM EDT There were some miscues and some cobwebs, but Coldplay can be satisfied with their return to the stage at Brixton's Academy on Monday night. The limelight is well and truly focused on the British band at the moment, thanks to the phenomenal e ...

  9. Coldplay Sets Dates for Extensive "Viva La Vida" Tour

    May 09, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Coldplay's "Viva La Vida" world tour -- which will land in North America, Europe and Japan -- is set to begin at Philadelphia's Wachovia Center on June 29 and extend well into next year, Billboard.biz can reveal. Save for the P ...

  10. Duffy's 'Rockferry' Solid At No. 1 In Europe

    April 24, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Duffy starts a second week at No. 1 on European Top 100 Albums with "Rockferry" (A&M/Universal). But its hit "Mercy" is usurped at the top of Eurochart Hot 100 Singles by Madonna's "4 Minutes" (Warner Bros.), ...

  11. Rockworld.TV 'Gigs On Demand' Launched In U.K.

    June 15, 2007 12:00 AM EDT A pay-per-view online service offering live music called "Gigs On Demand" has been launched in the United Kingdom by London-based music/lifestyle satellite TV channel Rockworld.TV and parent Carnaby International. V2 Recordings alternati ...

  12. Live Nation, Gaiety Made To Wait On Academy Decision

    December 07, 2006 12:00 AM EST A proposed buyout of U.K. venue operator Academy Music Holding could bring about a hike in venue rental costs and reduce competition in London, the government's anti-trust body has reported. The Competition Commission explained its views Tues ...

  13. Jet Postpones Part Of Euro Tour

    October 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Jet, the Australian rock group from Melbourne, has had to postpone a significant section of its current European tour after lead singer Nic Cester was diagnosed with nodules on his vocal chords, follo Jet, the Australian rock group from Melbourne, ...

  14. Sony BMG Readies UMD Titles

    October 05, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Releases for PlayStation Portable. Sony BMG Music Entertainment is planning to release at least eight Universal Media Disc (UMD) titles for the PlayStation Portable (PSP) by the end of the year. Slated for distribution are music video compilations ...

  15. U.K. Venues Firm McKenzie Changes Hands

    September 01, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Private-equity institution Royal London Private Equity has completed a £33.5 million ($60 million) management buyout of British venues operator McKenzie Group (MKG), owner of the Academy-branded Private-equity institution Royal London Pri ...

  16. U.K. Venues Firm McKenzie Changes Hands

    September 01, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Private-equity institution Royal London Private Equity has completed a £33.5 million ($60 million) management buyout of British venues operator McKenzie Group (MKG), owner of the Academy-branded Private-equity institution Royal London Pri ...

  17. Sizzling Sales For Pixies Summer Euro Tour

    March 24, 2004 12:00 AM EST Pixies reunion dates in Europe are tracking at the same torrid pace as U.S. concerts. All 19,000 seats for the band's four London shows at the Brixton Academy sold out within two hours. The Pixies beg Pixies reunion dates in Europe are tracki ...