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  1. Creed To Reunite For Tour, Album

    April 27, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Creed has announced all four of the original band members - Scott Stapp, Mark Tremonti, Scott Phillips and Brian Marshall - will reunite for a summer tour and new album. The tour, the band's first in seven years, begins Aug. 6 in Pittsburgh. ...

  2. Keyshia Cole Unveils 20-City Tour

    April 20, 2009 12:00 AM EDT R&B singer Keyshia Cole announced today the tour dates for her "A Different Me" tour in support of her latest album of the same name, which starts on May 13 in Cincinnati and caps on June 20 in Los Angeles, Ca. The 20-city trek will ...

  3. 15 Million Hits Later, YouTube Symphony Makes Live Debut

    April 16, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Even before they played their first note together, they were listed as one of the world's most inspiring orchestras. Part publicity stunt by its producers, part vanity trip by its participants, part opportunity to attract a younger crowd to c ...

  4. The Fray Announces Summer Tour Dates

    March 03, 2009 12:00 AM EST The Fray will headline a 35-city summer tour which kicks off June 12 in Atlanta and extends to August 7, when it wraps in Spokane, Wash. Jacks Mannequin is scheduled to open on all dates. The Fray's second album, "The Fray," was rel ...

  5. Kings Of Leon Following MSG Sellout With Tour

    February 06, 2009 12:00 AM EST Kings Of Leon will follow up their Jan. 29 sold-out performance at Madison Square Garden in New York with another run of North American arena shows, beginning April 19 at Agganis Arena in Boston and wrapping at the Bill Graham Civic Center on May ...

  6. Brad Paisley To Kick Off Tour In June

    January 26, 2009 12:00 AM EST Brad Paisley will begin his 41-city American Saturday Night tour, with special guests Dierks Bentley and Jimmy Wayne, June 5 in Charlotte, N.C. Booked by Rob Beckham at the William Morris Agency, Paisley has become one of country's biggest to ...

  7. Elton John, Billy Joel Joint Tour A 'Smash'

    December 19, 2008 12:00 AM EST In a positive sign for the 2009 touring season, sales for the upcoming Billy Joel/Elton John co-headlining tour are "through the roof," according to Wilson Howard, president, Live Nation Music Southeast, who calls the tour "a smash. ...

  8. Wanted By MTV: 'Adventure Capitalists'

    December 17, 2008 12:00 AM EST MTV has greenlighted a slate of eight new "aspirational, enterprising and empowering" series for 2009 as part of a push to ramp up the network's original programming. Among them are spinoffs of "Run's House" and " ...

  9. AC/DC Extends Tour, Heads To 'Rock Band'

    September 30, 2008 12:00 AM EDT AC/DC has extended its Black Ice tour of North America into early 2009. New dates begin Dec. 20 in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., and run through Jan. 31 in Nashville. Tickets begin going on sale Saturday (Oct. 4). Eighteen previously announced shows have ...

  10. Karina Pasian Joins Lupe Fiasco, Keri Hilson On Tours

    July 22, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Originally slated for June 3, Def Jam recording artist/pianist Karina Pasian will now release her debut album, "First Love," on August 19. To help promote the set, the 16-year-old Dominican-American will embark on both the Coca-Cola &quo ...

  11. City Showcase 2008 Wraps

    June 06, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The fifth annual City Showcase draws to a conclusion today, wrapping up a week of festivities which saw the likes of rising Aussie pop singer Gabriella Cilmi, Canadian indie rock act Land of Talk and South African alternative rockers the Parlotone ...

  12. City Showcase Fest Spotlights Global Artists

    May 12, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Billboard will host three nights of live music at this year's City Showcase new music and arts festival in London, under its "Global Pulse" banner. The annual festival will take place June 2-6 across numerous sites in the capital, o ...

  13. Kid Rock, Lynyrd Skynyrd Team For Summer Run

    May 07, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Kid Rock and Lynyrd Skynyrd will team up for a run of co-headlining dates in August, beginning Aug. 8 in Oklahoma City. The shed tour, under the "Rock and Rebels" banner, will feature an opening act to be announced. Additionally, Skynyrd ...

  14. Radio City Christmas Spectacular To Hit The Road

    April 30, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Madison Square Garden Entertainment (MSGE) will launch a touring arena version of its Radio City Christmas Spectacular this holiday season, Billboard.biz has learned. The $25 million production will be geared specifically for arenas and play 18 ci ...

  15. Mellencamp Plans Summer Jaunt

    April 16, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Fresh off of being inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall last month , Indiana rocker John Mellencamp will embark on a month-long summer tour in support of his forthcoming album "Life, Death, Love and Freedom," due July 15. The trek begins ...

  16. Toyota, 'Nature' Team For Zoo Tour

    April 16, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Toyota and PBS's 'Nature' are teaming up with the Association of Zoos and Aquariums for a nine zoo national tour to raise awareness about the environment and promote Toyota's hybrid technology. The tour begins on Earth Day Week ...

  17. Van Halen Reschedules Tour Dates

    March 18, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Van Halen has rescheduled tour dates postponed earlier this month when guitarist Eddie Van Halen was undergoing tests for an unspecified medical condition. The band will proceed on April 19 in Las Vegas and play 20 shows in all, with the last date ...

  18. Sources: Van Halen Tour Not Being Canceled

    March 03, 2008 12:00 AM EST Despite reports to the contrary, sources with Van Halen tell Billboard.biz the band's tour is not being canceled, though tonight's (March 3) scheduled show at the American Airlines Center in Dallas has been postponed and rescheduled for ...

  19. Modest Mouse, The National Opening R.E.M. Tour

    January 28, 2008 12:00 AM EST R.E.M. has drafted Modest Mouse and the National as support acts for its upcoming tour of North American theaters and arenas, which begins May 23 in Vancouver. The outing comes on the heels of the April 1 release of R.E.M.'s new Warner Bros. ...

  20. Bootsy Collins Anchoring James Brown Tribute

    December 19, 2007 12:00 AM EST Funk legend William "Bootsy" Collins is staging the first in a series of annual tribute concerts honoring his funk mentor James Brown on Saturday (Dec. 22). Proceeds from the event will go toward the rebuilding of Brown's early reco ...

  21. Van Halen Beefs Up 2008 Itinerary

    November 26, 2007 12:00 AM EST Van Halen has added 23 new U.S. dates to its reunion tour with original lead singer David Lee Roth, extending the trek into April. Beyond the five shows added in mid-November , the Live Nation-produced trek featuring Roth, Eddie and Alex Van Halen ...

  22. Astbury: Cult Will Open For Zeppelin In '08

    November 20, 2007 12:00 AM EST Not only is Led Zeppelin going back on the road in 2008, but they've selected the Cult as their opening act. That's according to Cult frontman Ian Astbury, who blabbed the news Saturday (Nov. 17) during a show in Cincinnati. According to ...

  23. Execs, Artists Testify On Webcaster Rates

    June 28, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The debate over the royalty rates set by the Copyright Royalty Board for Internet radio continued on Capitol Hill today as business executives and artists testified before the House Small Business Committee. But as the July 15 deadline fast approa ...

  24. 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 ...

  25. 'Godfather Of Soul' James Brown Dies At 73

    December 25, 2006 12:00 AM EST James Brown, the dynamic, pompadoured "Godfather of Soul," whose rasping vocals and revolutionary rhythms made him a founder of rap, funk and disco as well, died early today (Dec. 25), his agent said. He was 73. Brown was hospitalized ...

  26. ASCAP Files Suits In Eight States

    December 04, 2006 12:00 AM EST The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) has filed copyright infringement suits against 10 nightclubs, bars and restaurants in eight states. Although all establishments licensed rights from the performing rights organizati ...

  27. Blues Singer And Pianist Robert 'H-Bomb' Ferguson Dies

    November 29, 2006 12:00 AM EST Robert "H-Bomb" Ferguson, a bluesman and pianist who urged listeners to "rock baby rock" at the dawn of the rock 'n' roll era, has died. He was 77. Ferguson, who got his Cold War-era nickname from his booming voice, d ...

  28. Blues Singer, Pianist Robert 'H-Bomb' Ferguson Dies

    November 29, 2006 12:00 AM EST He was 77. Robert "H-Bomb" Ferguson, a bluesman and pianist who urged listeners to "rock baby rock" at the dawn of the rock 'n' roll era, has died. He was 77. Ferguson, who got his Cold War-era nickname from his boomi ...

  29. Live-360 Adds Marketing, Production Staff

    March 06, 2006 12:00 AM EST Former Sunshine employees reunite for Dave Lucas. Indianapolis concert promotion company Live-360 has added four executives to its staff to create a new marketing and production team. Live-360 founder/CEO Dave Lucas, the former co-CEO/president of ...

  30. Hawthorne Heights Singer Brings Label To Victory

    January 09, 2006 12:00 AM EST First releases due in May. Chicago-based Victory Records has entered into an exclusive, worldwide distribution agreement with Carbon Copy Media, a label founded by Hawthorne Heights lead singer JT Woodruff. Based in Cincinnati, Carbon Copy will is ...

  31. Singer Lou Rawls Dies

    January 06, 2006 12:00 AM EST Grammy winner was 72. Lou Rawls, the velvet-voiced singer who started as a church choir boy and went on to sell more than 40 million albums has died, his publicist said. He won three Grammy Awards in a career that spanned nearly five decades and a ...

  32. Cumulus, Investors Buy Susquehanna For $1.2 Billion

    October 31, 2005 12:00 AM EST Deal expected to close in the first half of 2006. With financial backing from three investment firms, Cumulus Media, radio's 11th largest radio group, is acquiring Susquehanna Radio for approximately $1.2 billion. To pull off the widely expec ...

  33. 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 ...

  34. On The Road

    August 22, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Alice Cooper and his band have been out since June 1 playing Australia and Europe in support of his new "Dirty Diamonds" release. He rocks U.S. stages beginning Aug. 20 at the U.S. Bank Arena in Cinci Alice Cooper and his band have been ...

  35. Stadiums Team Up To Lure Tours

    January 26, 2005 12:00 AM EST Venues form group to build awareness. Ten National Football League stadiums have joined forces to form the Gridiron Stadium Network, a not-for-profit advocacy group focusing on luring concerts and other events to stadiums. The GSN will lobby indus ...

  36. R. Kelly Sues Jay-Z, Tour Promoter

    November 09, 2004 12:00 AM EST Billed as the Best of Both Worlds, the ill-fated co-headlining tour by Jay-Z and R. Kelly ended up with two worlds colliding. Billed as the Best of Both Worlds, the ill-fated co-headlining tour by Jay-Z and R. Kelly ended up with two worlds collid ...

  37. Cincinnati Lifts 25-Year-Old Seating Ban

    August 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Cincinnati city council Wednesday (Aug. 4) lifted a nearly 25-year ban on concert general admission seating imposed after 11 fans were crushed to death at a performance by the rock group the Who. The Cincinnati city council Wednesday (Aug. 4) ...

  38. HOB Goes Cheap With Discount Tickets

    July 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Weeks after Clear Channel Entertainment announced it would offer deep discounts on lawn seats at many CCE sheds, House Of Blues is kicking off a similar program, with $20 seats to more than 80 House o Weeks after Clear Channel Entertainment announ ...

  39. House Of Blues, Paramount Ink Theme-Park Deal

    April 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT House of Blues Concerts has entered into an agreement with Paramount Parks, a unit of Viacom Inc., for HOB to book and promote concerts at Paramount theme-park amphitheaters. House of Blues Concerts has entered into an agreement with Paramount Par ...

  40. Preview Albums Get Big Play On Ecast

    March 10, 2004 12:00 AM EST Ecast -- a distributor of broadband-connected jukeboxes for bars, restaurants and other businesses -- says the pre-street-date album previews it promotes are among the most popular on its catalog. Ecast -- a distributor of broadband-connected juke ...

  41. Preview Albums Get Big Play On Ecast

    March 10, 2004 12:00 AM EST Ecast -- a distributor of broadband-connected jukeboxes for bars, restaurants and other businesses -- says the pre-street-date album previews it promotes are among the most popular on its catalog. Ecast -- a distributor of broadband-connected juke ...

  42. Linkin Park Reveals Projekt Dates

    March 04, 2004 12:00 AM EST The third Projekt Revolution tour, headlined by founders Linkin Park, will kick off July 23 at Cincinnati's Riverbend Music Center, Billboard.biz has learned. The full slate of dates will be announced The third Projekt Revolution tour, headli ...

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