Concerts

  1. UK's Proms Classical Music Fest Going 3D

    August 28, 2012 10:04 AM EDT For the first time ever the U.K's famous Last Night Of The Proms will be screened live in cinemas across the country. Taking place on September 8, 22 Odeon cinemas across the U.K will be screening the iconic classical music event in 3D, with ...

  2. Exclusive: Ticketfly Launches Reserved Seating Ticketing Service

    July 18, 2012 11:05 AM EDT Ticketfly has thrown its hat into a bigger ring by launching a reserved seating ticketing service for venues and promoters across North America. "It's a modern take on reserved seating," co-founder and CEO Andrew Dreskin tells Billb ...

  3. Tim McGraw, Lady Antebellum, Selena Gomez, Kid Rock Announced for Houston Livestock & Rodeo

    January 10, 2011 12:00 AM EST The Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo announced a typically high-powered lineup of headliners for the event's March 1-20 run at Reliant Park. While the talent remains primarily country, the event still offers a diverse slate of artists, incl ...

  4. Anne Hathaway, Denzel Washington To Co-host Nobel Concert

    November 19, 2010 12:00 AM EST Actress Anne Hathaway and Oscar winner Denzel Washington have been tapped as co-hosts of the Nobel Peace Prize Concert in Norway. Performers at the concert, which will take place on Dec. 11 in Oslo, include Elvis Costello, Robyn, Jamiroquai, Barry ...

  5. Barry Manilow, Jamiroquai To Perform At Nobel Concert

    November 17, 2010 12:00 AM EST Barry Manilow and Jamiroquai have joined the lineup of artists to perform at the annual Nobel Peace Prize Concert in Oslo. Organizers say Indian musician A.R. Rahman, who did the score for "Slumdog Millionaire," will also feature in the ...

  6. Italia Love Wave Nods To Woodstock

    June 12, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Italy's Italia Love Wave Festival, an outdoor event which has become a feature of the country's summer music calendar, is to pay tribute to Woodstock this year. The four-day outdoor festival will run in Livorno, Tuscany, July 16-19, one ...

  7. Woodstock Co-founder Seeking Sponsors For 2009 Festival

    March 21, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Michael Lang said plans for a 40th anniversary Woodstock concert are "all speculative ideas" for now, but he hopes to bring them to reality this summer. The Woodstock co-founder told Billboard.biz that his vision is "a free event... ...

  8. HBO To Broadcast Star-Packed Inaugural Concert

    January 12, 2009 12:00 AM EST Bruce Springsteen, Beyonce, Bono and more than a dozen other music stars will kick off Barack Obama's presidential inaugural festivities by performing at the opening celebration at Washington D.C.'s Lincoln Memorial on Jan. 18. The free ...

  9. The Script Joins Robyn For Nobel Prize Concert

    December 09, 2008 12:00 AM EST Irish pop act the Script has been added to the bill for the annual Nobel Peace Prize Concert at the Spektrum Arena in Oslo, Norway on Dec. 11. The Norwegian Nobel Committee confirmed that violinist Elina Vahala has also joined a line-up that inclu ...

  10. BBC Proms Wrap With Albert Hall Party

    September 14, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The BBC's annual "Proms" series of classical concerts has concluded its 114th edition with the traditional "Last Night of the Proms" party at London's Royal Albert Hall. Organizers say this has been the biggest Proms ...

  11. Performances Of Classic Indie Albums Generating Box-Office Bumps

    August 04, 2008 12:00 AM EDT When Built to Spill announced its fall tour in May, fans took notice. That's because rather than a typical jaunt around the country promoting a new album, the three-month trek will find the band performing its 1997 release, "Perfect From ...

  12. Nike Sportswear Sponsors Boredoms Event

    July 17, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Nike Sportswear is sponsoring the Boredoms' 88BoaDrum, a large-scale drum performance piece which will be simultaneously performed in New York and L.A. on Aug. 8. The fashion brand, which is sponsoring the event for the second year, will give ...

  13. RockNess Rolls With AEG Live Investment

    June 02, 2008 12:00 AM EDT AEG Live U.K. is boosting its portfolio of British festival events with the acquisition of a controlling stake in RockNess Festival, the annual Scottish dance and alternative outdoor event. Financial terms were not disclosed. "We are very exc ...

  14. My Bloody Valentine To Curate New York Festival

    April 22, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The reunited My Bloody Valentine will headline and curate a new upstate New York branch of the All Tomorrow's Parties festival on Sept. 19-21. According to the Daily Swarm , MBV will also perform in six to eight additional U.S. cities. The AT ...

  15. Duelo, Horoscopos Break Go Tejano Day Attendance Record

    March 19, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Duelo and Los Horoscopos de Durango have broken the attendance record for the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo's Go Tejano Day. The event was held March 16 at Reliant Park. With a paid attendance of 71,165, according to organizer RodeoHouston ...

  16. Galbraith Mounts Return With Kilimanjaro

    January 14, 2008 12:00 AM EST Former Live Nation U.K. managing director Stuart Galbraith has resurfaced at the helm of a new promoter/festival organizer, entitled Kilimanjaro Live Ltd. The company's first major promotions will be a run of shows from the Eagles at London&# ...

  17. Holland Takes 'Golden Years' Trip Down Memory Lane

    September 17, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Belgium's Golden Years live nostalgia concept is to be exported to the Netherlands, organizers said today. For the first time, Amsterdam's 4,500-capacity Heineken Music Hall will this year host a "Golden Years" concert, where a ...

  18. Hippiefest Returns For Second Year

    June 14, 2007 12:00 AM EDT In celebration of the 40th anniversary of the 1967 "Summer of Love," the Turtles, Felix Cavaliere's Rascals and the Zombies have signed on to headline the second annual Hippiefest, starting July 25 at the Molson Amphitheatre in Toro ...

  19. Razor & Tie, Starbucks Team For Festival Release

    April 16, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Razor & Tie is partnering with Starbucks Entertainment to co-release a two CD version of the Monterey International Pop Festival on June 7. In addition to Starbucks stores, the 26-song, two CD set, will be available simultaneously at other ret ...

  20. Sonic Youth, Slint 'Look Back' In London

    February 20, 2007 12:00 AM EST Don't Look Back, the London-based live music season that features bands playing classic albums in full, today (Feb. 20) unveiled three dates for 2007. Slint will play their critically acclaimed 1991 album, "Spiderland", on Aug. 22 a ...

  21. Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo Lineup Set

    January 08, 2007 12:00 AM EST The entertainment lineup for the 75th Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo, set for Feb. 27 - March 18 at Reliant Stadium, bolsters the traditional country lineup with Latin, pop, rock and R&B acts. The concert lineup, revealed today, comes out ...

  22. Q&A: David Gilmour

    February 22, 2006 12:00 AM EST 'On an Island' due March 6. David Gilmour has remained quiet since Pink Floyd's reunion last July for the Live 8 concert at Hyde Park; quiet but hardly inactive. The man described as "the guitar and the voice of Pink Floyd" ...

  23. Destiny's Child On Board For June Charity Concert

    May 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT U.S. Marine benefit to air nationwide. A concert featuring such major performers as Destiny's Child, Godsmack and Kiss is being shown at movie theaters nationwide June 27 for one-night only in an effort to raise money in support of the U.S. M ...

  24. Eminem

    November 15, 2004 12:00 AM EST From the most dexterous and technically skillful rapper in the domain, "Encore" is loaded with the artist's usual contradictions. From the most dexterous and technically skillful rapper in the domain, "Encore" is loaded wi ...

  25. Field Day To Try Again In New York

    September 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Move over Woodstock -- Field Day is on the way. New York's mid-Hudson Valley, home to the original Woodstock Music Festival and Woodstock '94, is drumming up another two-day music gathering for 2005. Move over Woodstock -- Field Day is o ...

  26. 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) ...