Dashboard Confessional

  1. Backbeat: Vagrant Founder Likens Country Music to Punk Rock at Dashboard Confessional Show

    December 14, 2011 11:20 PM EST Thursday's (Dec. 1) Dashboard Confessional show at NYC's Irving Plaza brought out an old-school "emotional" crowd, who belted along to every word of hits like "Vindicated" and "Screaming Infidelities" along ...

  2. Lil Wayne, Bruno Mars to Headline 2011 Bamboozle

    December 17, 2010 12:00 AM EST Music fans longing for a festival that includes performances by Mötley Crüe , Bruno Mars and Insane Clown Posse have finally found their oasis: New Jersey. Those acts, in addition to a headlining set by none other than Lil Wayne, have been confirm ...

  3. UMG Pushes More Aggressive App Strategy

    March 16, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Universal Music Group is escalating its already aggressive iPhone strategy with the introduction of its first label-branded iPhone app in the game Six String. This is the first app that allows the label to showcase its entire catalog through its o ...

  4. Banana Republic To Kick Off Artist Ad Campaign

    February 10, 2009 12:00 AM EST Sara Bareilles, Liz Phair, OK Go! and Tommy Torres will join five other artists as the faces of Banana Republic’s spring and summer ad campaigns. The national campaigns will feature print advertising, window displays and billboards identifying the ...

  5. Slow Ticket Sales Sink Langerado Festival

    February 03, 2009 12:00 AM EST The Langerado Music Festival in Miami is the first large-scale U.S. festival to fall victim to a poor economy in 2009. The seventh annual event, which was set for March 6-8 at Bicentennial Park, has been cancelled "due to sluggish ticket sale ...

  6. Game Music Titles Spark Record Sales Year

    February 02, 2009 12:00 AM EST Four major video game franchise titles with music tie-ins sparked a record year for US video and computer game software, representing more than 5% of the total 297.6 million units sold in 2008, according to the NPD Group that tracks sales at retai ...

  7. Boom In Music Video Games Helps Original Artists

    December 22, 2008 12:00 AM EST "This song is dedicated to Debbie Harry," flinty-eyed Lisa Hsuan purrs into a microphone on the red-lit stage of Hyperion Tavern. It's a cozy dive where patrons drink Coke and beer from bottles and a fading chandelier dangles overhe ...

  8. Galle, Ellis Shift To Paradigm Agency

    September 22, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Booking agents Matt Galle and Andrew Ellis of Ellis Industries have joined the Paradigm agency and brought with them their entire roster of clients, it was announced by Chip Hooper, head of the Paradigm Music Division and Marty Diamond, head of Pa ...

  9. Meez, AEG Live Partner For Virtual Mansion

    September 18, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Online social community Meez.com has partnered with concert promoter AEG Live to create a virtual world mansion where fans can visit various rooms for Panic at the Disco, Dashboard Confessional, Plain White T's and the Cab. The AEG Live Mansi ...

  10. Panic At The Disco, Dashboard To 'Rock' On Tour

    July 30, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Panic At The Disco and Dashboard Confessional will anchor the first "Rock Band"-branded tour this fall, which will offer local fans the chance to play the video game on stage in each market. Plain White T's and the Cab are also on t ...

  11. Wyclef, The Bravery, Flo Rida Sign On For MTVU Fest

    March 17, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Wyclef Jean, the Bravery, Flo Rida, Cobra Starship, Simple Plan, Red Jumpsuit Apparatus, Lloyd, the Spill Canvas and All Time Low, among others, will perform as part of MTVU's 2008 Campus Invasion Music Festival. This year's Campus Invas ...

  12. Vagrant Launches Density Imprint

    April 13, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Los Angeles-based rock indie Vagrant Records has launched a new imprint in Density Records. Vagrant, which has worked with such acts as the Get Up Kids, Dashboard Confessional and From Autumn to Ashes, among others, is launching Density to delve i ...

  13. The Shins, Fabolous On Board For mtvU Campus Invasion Festival

    March 14, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The Shins, Dashboard Confessional and Fabolous are among the artists on board for mtvU's 2007 Campus Invasion Music Festival, set to be hosted in Austin, Texas, Atlanta and Philadelphia. The network has paired with the Save Darfur Coalition w ...

  14. DASHBOARD CONFESSIONAL

    June 28, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Sounds like Chris Carrabba took notes when his band opened for U2 last fall. On "Dusk and Summer," Dashboard Confessional's first full-band studio effort in three years, the specter of Bono hovers ove Sounds like Chris Carrabba took ...

  15. Sprint Launching Interscope Music Series

    June 21, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Sprint and Interscope Records will launch a mobile music series June 23 with Vagrant/Interscope artist Dashboard Confessional. The promotion—available to PCS Vision and Power Vision subscribers—wi Sprint and Interscope Records will launch a mobile ...

  16. First Round Of Acts Confirmed For SXSW

    December 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST Secret Machines, Calexico amongst those to play. Secret Machines, Robert Pollard, Cat Power, Beth Orton, Belle & Sebastian, Calexico, Neko Case, Echo & the Bunnymen, Elbow, Tom Verlaine, Giant Sand, Nickel Creek and Dashboard Confessional ...

  17. MySpace.com Creates Own Label

    November 03, 2005 12:00 AM EST Imprint to run through Interscope, Fontana. MySpace.com, one of the top music destinations on the Internet, is starting its own record label. The imprint, to be manufactured by Universal Music Group's Interscope Records and distributed by Uni ...

  18. The Music Industry Reponds To Katrina

    September 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Updated: Friday, Sept. 16. While the devastating impact from Hurricane Katrina is still being assessed, the music industry continues to respond with a variety of donations, charitable events and assistance. Here is a short list of Web sites where ...

  19. Top Acts Added To 'ReAct Now' Hurricane Special

    September 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT A host of top acts have joined the bill for Saturday's (Sept. 10) "ReAct Now: Music & Relief" special, which, as previously reported, will air live on MTV, VH1 and CMT and raise funds for victims A host of top acts have join ...

  20. Altnet Teams With Six Indie Labels For P2P

    August 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Altnet, one of the technology companies using peer-to-peer as a legitimate entertainment distribution platform, has announced deals with six additional labels. LOS ANGELES (The Hollywood Reporter) -- Altnet, one of the technology companies using p ...

  21. Vagrant To Shift From TVT To Universal

    August 11, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Distribution of L.A.-based Vagrant Records will move to Universal in January 2005 after its current P&D deal with TVT Records runs out, Vagrant partners Rich Egan and Jon Cohen tell Billboard.biz. Distribution of L.A.-based Vagrant Records ...

  22. Vagrant To Shift From TVT To Universal

    August 11, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Distribution of L.A.-based Vagrant Records will move to Universal in January 2005 after its current P&D deal with TVT Records runs out, Vagrant partners Rich Egan and Jon Cohen tell Billboard.biz. Distribution of L.A.-based Vagrant Records ...

  23. Vagrant Signs Senses Fail

    July 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Vagrant Records has signed emo/post-hardcore group Senses Fail. The band had previously recorded for Drive-Thru, which released its EP, "From the Depth of Dreams," in April 2003. That title has sold 1 Vagrant Records has signed emo/post- ...

  24. Fuse Broadcasts Free 'Downloads'

    June 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Music-video network Fuse is encouraging its viewers to download songs without paying for them. But there's nothing illicit going on. In an industry first, the network is giving away legal downloads as Music-video network Fuse is encouraging i ...

  25. Dashboard's MTV2 Set Scores Big On iTunes

    March 18, 2004 12:00 AM EST MTV2's "Album Covers" series, in which current bands cover influential albums in their entirety, is making waves in the digital marketplace. MTV2's "Album Covers" series, in which current bands cover influential album ...

  26. Dashboard's MTV2 Set Scores Big On iTunes

    March 18, 2004 12:00 AM EST MTV2's "Album Covers" series, in which current bands cover influential albums in their entirety, is making waves in the digital marketplace. MTV2's "Album Covers" series, in which current bands cover influential album ...

  27. Dashboard Partners With Honda For Tour

    March 08, 2004 12:00 AM EST In its first major involvement with a corporate sponsor, Dashboard Confessional is headlining the 2004 Honda Civic Tour. In its first major involvement with a corporate sponsor, Dashboard Confessional is headlining the 2004 Honda Civic Tour. The o ...