Geography of Florida

  1. De Luna Fest Donating Half Its Profits To Ecological Causes

    July 26, 2010 12:00 AM EDT The organizers of the inaugural De Luna Fest in Pensacola Beach, Fla., aren’t going to let the Gulf of Mexico oil spill halt their plans to host the two-day music event in October. Despite a drop in summer tourism in Pensacola Beach as a result of ...

  2. Florida A.G. Files Suit Against Arbitron

    July 14, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Arbitron's problems with the rollout of its portable people meter service just won't go away. The Florida Attorney General Tuesday (July 14) filed suit against Arbitron in an attempt to prevent the ratings company from releasing its port ...

  3. AEG Live Florida Announces New Festival

    January 21, 2009 12:00 AM EST The Florida office of AEG Live has announced that it will produce a one-day music festival at ArtsPark at Young Circle in Hollywood, Fla., this September. Further details about Dubfest, including confirmed artists and a specific date, will be anno ...

  4. Live Nation In Talks To Launch Florida Festival

    May 30, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Live Nation is in negotiations with the city of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., to launch a multiple-day music festival in 2009. During a recent public presentation to city commissioners, Live Nation officials said the new two-day music festival would like ...

  5. Sony BMG Norte Preps For Move

    May 08, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The offices of Sony BMG Norte/Day 1, a staple on Miami Beach's Lincoln Road, will soon have new digs. Come this fall, all the label's Miami operations, as well as those of its talent development company, Day 1, will occupy newly-renovate ...

  6. AEG Live Taps Valentino To Open Florida Office

    March 18, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Los Angeles-based live entertainment promoter AEG Live has tapped John Valentino to head up its newly opened regional office in West Palm Beach, Fla. Valentino previously served as executive VP at Florida-based independent concert promotions compa ...

  7. Live Nation To Buy Stoll Assets

    March 12, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Live Nation has signed a binding letter of intent to purchase the majority of the late Florida concert promoter Jon Stoll's live entertainment assets. The deal includes 3,500-capacity Mizner Park Amphitheater in Boca Raton, Fla., and the 2,90 ...

  8. Live Nation Expands Fillmore To Miami

    June 04, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The 2,700-capacity Jackie Gleason Theatre in Miami is the latest venue to join Live Nation's rejuvenated Fillmore brand. Live Nation has finalized a 10-year pact (with a five-year extension) with the Miami Beach City Commission, to operate, m ...

  9. Live Nation To Negotiate For Gleason Theater

    October 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Would pay $1 million in annual rent for 15 years. Live Nation may take over Miami Beach, Fla.'s Jackie Gleason Theater, once the home of the annual Billboard Latin Music Awards. On Oct. 18, the Miami Beach City Commission voted to negotiate a ...

  10. Pirate Radio Station Continues Assault In Miami

    March 20, 2006 12:00 AM EST Authorities search for those involved. Da Streetz, a pirate hip-hop station based in Miami, has created interference on two frequencies used to communicate with air traffic controllers, but so far, FCC, FAA and Florida Department of Law Enforcemen ...

  11. Hurricane Dennis Impacts Southeast Tours

    July 11, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Kelly Clarkson forced to postpone shows. Kelly Clarkson's run through the Gulf of Mexico region was rudely interrupted by Hurricane Dennis, forcing the postponement of a July 10 show at the Keifer UNO Lakefront Arena in New Orleans and a July ...

  12. Fan Dies At Corrosion Of Conformity Show

    June 24, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Four people were stabbed, one fatally, at a Corrosion Of Conformity show last night (June 23) at the Masquerade club in Ybor City, Fla. According to police, a fight between two women broke out in the Four people were stabbed, one fatally, at a Cor ...

  13. Beat Box

    April 05, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Sunshine and a hot new anthem prevailed at the Winter Music Conference and M3 Summit in Miami Beach. Read Michael Paoletta's column. Sunshine and a hot new anthem prevailed at the Winter Music Conference and M3 Summit in Miami Beach. Read Mic ...

  14. Victory To Distribute Undecided

    April 08, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Victory Records in Chicago has sealed an exclusive distribution deal with Boca Raton, Fla.-based Undecided Records and Films. Undecided was previously handled by boutique rock distributors. Victory Records in Chicago has sealed an exclusive distri ...

  15. Indie-Distribution Pioneer Jerry Winston Dies

    February 27, 2004 12:00 AM EST Jerry Winston, one of the pioneers of independent distribution, died today (Feb. 27) from a heart attack in Boca Raton, Fla. He was 80. Jerry Winston, one of the pioneers of independent distribution, died today (Feb. 27) from a heart attack in Boc ...