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  1. Dave Matthews Band Asks Fans To Contribute Photos, Video For New 'Mercy' Video

    July 31, 2012 1:14 PM EDT Dave Matthews Band is inviting fans to take part in the creation of a video for its latest single, "Mercy." Individuals who complete one (or more) easy-to-follow photo and/or video tasks may find their images featured within the video. D ...

  2. Live Nation Ticket Sales Up 25% YTD; Diverse Touring Line-Up Drives Numbers, $4 Beers Await Fans

    May 18, 2012 4:15 PM EDT With a lineup of tours that touches on virtually every genre and musical scene, Live Nation, the world's largest promoter and amphitheater operator, seems to be on a path to continue the rebound of 2011, after suffering the brunt of an overal ...

  3. Dave Matthews Band Returns to the Road

    February 15, 2012 8:03 AM EST Dave Matthews Band, one of the most successful touring bands in history, will embark on a full-blown North American summer tour after taking 2011 off the road save for four regional DMB-curated festivals known as Caravans. DMB sold more tickets th ...

  4. Bon Jovi, Take That, U2, Taylor Swift, Kenny Chesney, Usher Finalists For Billboard Touring Awards

    November 02, 2011 4:06 PM EDT six-time winner Kenny Chesney for his Goin' Coastal tour; http://www.billboard.biz/bbbiz ...

  5. Labels and Venues are Turning to QR Codes to Boost Marketing Campaigns


    July 22, 2011 1:52 PM EDT We see it happen all the time: An artist employs an emerging new technology in the marketing campaign for a new album. The campaign gets a lot of press because it's new and different. Fans catch on and begin using the technology. The latest ...

  6. Dave Matthews Band Caravan Reveals Final Fest Sites: NYC's Governors Island, Washington's Gorge

    April 21, 2011 9:26 AM EDT The Dave Matthews Band revealed the final two Caravan festival sites and dates today: New York City's Governors Island August 26-28, and the Gorge Amphitheatre in George, Wash., Sept. 2-4. As with the previously announced events in New Jersey ...

  7. Snoop Dogg, Slightly Stoopid, Stephen Marley Team For Summer Bill

    April 23, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Snoop Dogg, Slightly Stoopid and Stephen Marley have teamed up for this summer's Blazed and Confused tour. The month-long trek will begin July 10 in Primm, N.V., and head across the country to Denver, Portland, Salt Lake City and Atlanta befo ...

  8. Coldplay Hitting Amphitheatres On Summer Tour

    February 06, 2009 12:00 AM EST Coldplay will kick off a North American summer tour July 10 at the Amphitheater at Clark County in Portland, Ore. So far, 14 dates are set through early August, with more to be announced. Tickets for concerts in San Diego, Toronto, Charlotte, N.C. ...

  9. Mandela Confirms 46664 Concerts For 2008

    December 03, 2007 12:00 AM EST Nelson Mandela's 46664 campaign will host two concerts in 2008. The former South African president made the announcement Saturday (Dec. 1) when he appeared on-stage at the 46664 music event at Johannesburg's Ellis Park Stadium. The first ...

  10. Modest Mouse, Incubus, The Shins Lead Download Festival Bill

    May 01, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The third U.S. edition of the U.K.'s successful Download Festival will feature such acts as Modest Mouse, Incubus, the Shins and Wolf Parade, among others, beginning Aug. 18 at the Tweeter Center outside Boston. Along with Boston, this year&# ...

  11. Dave Matthews Band Set For Shed Trek

    March 29, 2007 12:00 AM EDT After performing a handful of overseas gigs in May, Dave Matthews Band will return Stateside for a summer amphitheater tour that extends into early October. The 36-date trek starts July 8 at Toyota Park in Bridgeview, Ill., and wraps with a two-ni ...

  12. Pearl Jam Plots Summer Tour, Petty Dates

    April 05, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Fourteen dates are set for the second leg. Following the June 3 close of the first leg of Pearl Jam's North American tour, the band will return to the road June 23 in Pittsburgh. Fourteen dates are set for the second leg through a July 22 sho ...

  13. Sufjan Stevens Wins First New Pantheon Award

    March 31, 2006 12:00 AM EST Sufjan Stevens has taken home the first New Pantheon Award for his 2005 album, "Illinois." Stevens beat out nine other finalists for the $5,000 prize, which aims to continue the mission of the now-def Sufjan Stevens has taken home the fi ...

  14. Heartbreakers Breaking Box Office

    August 02, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Band scoring career-high ticket sales. Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers are putting up some of the biggest numbers of the band's career this summer, averaging more than 16,500 a night in attendance, according to Billboard Boxscore. Perhaps m ...

  15. White Stripes Expand Fall Tour

    June 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT New run starts Sept. 8 in Milwaukee. The White Stripes have set out plans for a second leg of their fall North American tour, which will begin Aug. 6 in George, Wash. The new run of dates gets underway Sept. 8 in Milwaukee and will close with an O ...

  16. HOB Plans Anti-Tobacco Events

    April 28, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Pacific N.W. division teams with department of health. The Washington state department of health is teaming with the Pacific Northwest division of House of Blues Concerts to ban tobacco sponsors from promoting their goods at musical events within ...

  17. 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 ...

  18. McGraw Adds Dates To Successful Shed Run

    July 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Tim McGraw & the Dancehall Doctors are racking up some strong numbers on their summer Out Loud amphitheater tour, and more dates have been added for arenas heading into the fall. Tim McGraw & the Dancehall Doctors are racking up some s ...

  19. House Of Blues Lands $30 Million Investment

    March 22, 2004 12:00 AM EST House of Blues (HOB) Entertainment has completed a $110 million recapitalization plan, with the announcement that Ares Management has invested $30 million in the company. House of Blues (HOB) Entertainment has completed a $110 million recapitaliza ...

  20. House Of Blues Lands $30 Million Investment

    March 22, 2004 12:00 AM EST House of Blues (HOB) Entertainment has completed a $110 million recapitalization plan, with the announcement that Ares Management has invested $30 million in the company. House of Blues (HOB) Entertainment has completed a $110 million recapitaliza ...