Cirque du Soleil

  1. Grammy Performances Meld Classic, Contemporary

    February 10, 2008 12:00 AM EST The classic met the contemporary at the 50th Grammy Awards Sunday night (Feb. 10) in Los Angeles, with performances from talent that included some of the most beloved songs of the past decades. Top winner Amy Winehouse performed via satellite from ...

  2. The Police Score Top-Grossing Tour Of '07

    December 13, 2007 12:00 AM EST The Police reunion trek led all tours in 2007 with a gross that has passed $212 million and is still climbing. The global tour few thought would ever happen moved more than 1.8 million tickets, according to Billboard Boxscore, prior to the Boxscor ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. Ozzy, Zombie Ready Fall Tour

    September 06, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Ozzy Osbourne and Rob Zombie will join forces for a North American fall tour, beginning Oct. 18 at the Key Arena in Seattle and wrapping Jan. 24, 2008, at the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland. The 40-date trek finds Osbourne visiting U.S. arenas f ...

  5. Springsteen Hitting North America, Europe This Fall

    August 28, 2007 12:00 AM EDT As expected, Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band will tour North America and Europe before the end of the year in support of their new album, "Magic." The trek begins on street date for the Columbia set (Oct. 2) in Hartford, Conn., w ...

  6. Elton John To Open Sprint Center

    July 27, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Elton John and his band have been confirmed to launch the new 18,000-seat-plus Sprint Center in Kansas City, Mo., on Oct. 13. Tickets for the grand opening concert go on sale Aug. 6. Also booked at the $276 million Sprint Center, the centerpiece o ...

  7. MSG, WaMu Ink Naming Rights Deal

    May 17, 2007 12:00 AM EDT New York's Madison Square Garden and banking company WaMu (formerly Washington Mutual) have entered into a multi-year naming rights deal for the Theater at Madison Square Garden. The arena's 5,600-seat theater will now be called the WaMu ...

  8. Cirque To Launch Wintuk At MSG Venue

    April 24, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Cirque du Soleil, MSG Entertainment and BASE Entertainment are teaming for the first time to present Cirque's new production Wintuk at New York City's Theater at Madison Square Garden this holiday season. Wintuk, billed as "an encha ...

  9. Stones, Madonna Honored At Billboard Touring Awards

    November 10, 2006 12:00 AM EST Event held Nov. 9. The Rolling Stones' Bigger Bang tour was a big winner at the Billboard Touring Awards, which were given out tonight (Nov. 9) in the Grand Ballroom at the Roosevelt Hotel in New York. The awards, based on box-office figures ...

  10. Hochwald Joins MSG Entertainment

    November 01, 2006 12:00 AM EST Most recently founded, owned Madstone. Touring industry veteran Jonathan Hochwald has joined Madison Square Garden Entertainment as executive VP, productions. In this role, Hochwald will serve as the COO and GM of the Radio City Christmas Spectacu ...

  11. Rolling Stones Lead Mid-Year Tour Figures

    July 21, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Reported $147.3 million in grosses from 45 shows. Touring is a global business and the Rolling Stones are, predictably, the top touring band in the world for the first half of 2006. Based on figures reported to Billboard Boxscore from Nov. 1, 2005 ...

  12. On The Road

    July 10, 2006 12:00 AM EDT For a touring industry starved for new product, Cirque du Soleil's "Delirium" has quickly become a force to be reckoned with. Read Ray Waddell's column. For a touring industry starved for new product, Cirque du Soleil's &q ...

  13. Former Clear Channel Execs Launch BASE

    May 05, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Becker, Zeiger are co-CEOs of new venture. Brian Becker, former chairman and CEO of Clear Channel Entertainment—now Live Nation—and Scott Zeiger, former chairman and CEO of Clear Channel Entertainment’s productions division, have formed BASE Enter ...

  14. Cream Scores Big With MSG Shows

    November 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST Three nights grossed $10.6 million, drew 56,151. Three nights grossed $10.6 million, drew 56,151. News ...

  15. Methe Tapped To Run Cirque Unit

    June 28, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Canadian live theater producer Cirque du Soleil on June 20 said it has hired veteran producer Jacques Methe as the new head of its Cirque du Soleil Images division, responsible for the Cirque's TV, fi TORONTO (The Hollywood Reporter) -- Canad ...

  16. Clear Channel Launches New Division

    May 05, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Clear Channel Entertainment unveiled today (May 5) the formation of a new division called Clear Channel Entertainment Productions. Former CCE head of theatrical Scott Zeiger will head the new arm. Clear Channel Entertainment unveiled today (May 5) ...

  17. Giampaolo Joins Cirque

    March 30, 2005 12:00 AM EST Tour vet named GM of Theatre Shows. Veteran live entertainment executive Aldo Giampaolo has been named head of Cirque du Soleil's new business unit, Theatre Shows. As GM, Giampaolo will manage operations and develop commercial activities of t ...

  18. UMI Licenses Cirque Du Soleil For Europe

    March 23, 2005 12:00 AM EST Universal Music International has struck a pan-European licensing deal with Cirque du Soleil Musique, the label from the renowned Montreal-based performance group. Universal Music International has struck a pan-European licensing deal with Cirque ...

  19. UMI Licenses Cirque Du Soleil For Europe

    March 23, 2005 12:00 AM EST Universal Music International has struck a pan-European licensing deal with Cirque du Soleil Musique, the label from the renowned Montreal-based performance group. Universal Music International has struck a pan-European licensing deal with Cirque ...

  20. CCE Lines Up Cirque Tour

    January 25, 2005 12:00 AM EST -date outing starts in November. Clear Channel Entertainment and Cirque du Soleil have formed a partnership to develop and produce a 100-date North American arena tour, beginning in November. For the first time ever, Cirque du Soleil will perfo ...

  21. Beatles Show To Appear At Mirage

    October 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Cirque du Soleil, Apple Corp team for Vegas venture. Cirque du Soleil, Apple Corp team for Vegas venture. News ...

  22. Beatles Show To Appear At Mirage

    October 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Beatles are headed for Las Vegas. Apples Corps Ltd., which handles the band's business endeavors, and Cirque du Soleil are developing a theatrical production, set to open in 2006 at the MGM-owned The Beatles are headed for Las Vegas. Appl ...

  23. Beatles Show To Appear At Mirage

    October 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Cirque du Soleil, Apple Corp team for Vegas venture. The Beatles are headed for Las Vegas. Apples Corps Ltd., which handles the band's business endeavors, and Cirque du Soleil are developing a theatrical production, set to open in 2006 at the ...

  24. Cirque Du Soleil Turns RED

    August 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Distrib deal to birth compilation releases. Quebec-based Cirque du Soleil Musique, Inc., a newly-formed label associated with the renowned Montreal-based Cirque du Soleil, has signed an exclusive U.S. distribution deal with RED Distribution, effec ...

  25. Canada's ROW Bows Distribution Affiliate

    May 18, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Canadian retailer/one-stop ROW Entertainment has formed Zing Distribution, a full-service distributor focusing on independent product in Canada. Canadian retailer/one-stop ROW Entertainment has formed Zing Distribution, a full-service distributor ...

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