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  1. Madonna Tour Selling Out

    April 10, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Shows added in several cities. Initial on-sales for Madonna's upcoming Confessions tour were predictably huge, with shows added in several cities and virtually all dates selling out. The tour, which begins May 21 in Los Angeles, has sold out ...

  2. Gene Pitney Dies On Tour In U.K.

    April 05, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Gene Pitney, a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame whose hits included "Town Without Pity" and "Only Love Can Break a Heart," died this morning (April 5) at a hotel in Wales after playing a show, Gene Pitney, a member of t ...

  3. Jazz Saxophonist Jackie McLean Dead At 73

    April 03, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Played with legends including Miles Davis. Jazz saxophonist Jackie McLean, a performer and teacher who played with legendary musicians including Miles Davis and Sonny Rollins, died Friday. He was 73. McLean, a contemporary of some of the 20th cent ...

  4. Pearl Jam Reveals First Leg Of Summer Tour

    March 07, 2006 12:00 AM EST Pearl Jam will return to the road May 9 in Toronto, a week after the release of its eighth studio album. As previously reported, the self-titled set will be the band's first for J Records. First singl Pearl Jam will return to the road May 9 i ...

  5. Joel Goes For 10 MSG Sell-Outs

    January 09, 2006 12:00 AM EST Tickets on sale Jan. 14. Having already sold out nine shows at Madison Square Garden in New York, Billy Joel will go for a record-tying 10th show, to go on sale Saturday. Joel has sold out concerts at MSG for Jan. 23, 26, Feb. 2, 9, 11, 16, 25, 27 ...

  6. Huge Sales Continue For Billy Joel's Return

    December 06, 2005 12:00 AM EST Billy Joel's upcoming return to the concert stage (Billboard.biz, Nov. 21) continues to be greeted enthusiastically, as evidenced by more huge on-sales last weekend. Billy Joel's upcoming return to the concert stage (Billboard.biz, Nov. ...

  7. Coldplay Enter 8th Week On Top In Europe

    August 04, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Coldplay's "X&Y" (Parlophone) extends its reign on European Top 100 Albums to eight weeks. The British band's third studio set continues to enjoy robust European sales, climbing back 3-2 in the U Coldplay's "X ...

  8. Coldplay Enter 8th Week On Top In Europe

    August 04, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 'Back to Bedlam' moves into second spot. Coldplay's "X&Y" (Parlophone) extends its reign on European Top 100 Albums to eight weeks. As the British band continues its North American tour, with shows last night in Montre ...

  9. Longtime Iggy Pop Manager Dies Unexpectedly

    July 28, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Art Collins was 52. Arthur J. Collins III, a music industry veteran and loving husband and father, died unexpectedly July 27 at his home in Pine Bush, N.Y. He was 52. Cause of death was not revealed, pending the outcome of an autopsy. Known to his ...

  10. Rolling Stones Reveal U.S. Tour Dates

    May 10, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Tickets on sale this weekend, shows begin Aug 21. The Rolling Stones announced a world tour today (May 10) at a press conference at New York’s Juilliard School of Music. The trek will be produced worldwide by Michael Cohl, under his Concert Produc ...

  11. 'Idols' To Be Active This Summer

    April 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Top 10 contestants from Fox series will perform. A 41-city tour of the top 10 contestants from the Fox television series "American Idol" has been planned for the summer. The trek will begin in Sunrise, Fla., at Office Depot Center on Jul ...

  12. Crue Reunion Selling Well Early

    December 13, 2004 12:00 AM EST Many dates already nearing sellout. Initial on-sales for the upcoming Motley Crue reunion tour were very encouraging, those close to the tour say, with many dates nearing sellout. Dates in such markets as New York, Philadelphia, Boston, Minneapoli ...

  13. Slipknot Sets Subliminal Verses Tour

    December 08, 2004 12:00 AM EST Slipknot will headline a triple-threat hard-rock arena tour that includes Lamb Of God and Shadows Fall on the bill. Slipknot will headline a triple-threat hard-rock arena tour that includes Lamb Of God and Shadows Fall on the bill. The Subliminal ...

  14. Emmis Sues Clear Channel Over DJ Star

    September 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Emmis wants Clear Channel to take its grubby paws off bad boy DJ "Star" -- at least until next March. NEW YORK -- Emmis wants Clear Channel to take its grubby paws off bad boy DJ "Star" -- at least until next March. Emmis Radio ...

  15. Family Picnic Fares Well For Firm, CCE

    August 31, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Organizers plan to repeat tour next summer. The Firm and Clear Channel Entertainment (CCE) will reprise their Family Picnic tour in summer 2005, possibly with more than twice as many shows as this year's inaugural jaunt. The 2004 Family Picni ...

  16. Injured Britney Cancels Onyx Hotel Tour

    June 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Summer dates were to begin June 22. Britney Spears has pulled the plug on the summer leg of her Onyx Hotel tour after she injured herself last week in a fall on the set of her video shoot for "Outrageous." Spears underwent arthroscopic k ...

  17. Black Sabbath To Reunite For Ozzfest

    May 18, 2004 12:00 AM EDT British heavy metal pioneers Black Sabbath will reunite for the first time since 2001 for Ozzfest, which begins July 10 in Hartford, Conn., a spokeswoman for the annual road show says. British heavy metal pioneers Black Sabbath will reunite for th ...

  18. Britney Merchandising Hitting High Marks

    April 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Britney Spears is generating strong merchandise sales on her current Onyx Hotel tour, with the spring North American leg taking her career total to more than $30 million, according to Signatures Netwo Britney Spears is generating strong merchandis ...

  19. Britney Merchandising Hitting High Marks

    April 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Britney Spears is generating strong merchandise sales on her current Onyx Hotel tour, with the spring North American leg taking her career total to more than $30 million, according to Signatures Netwo Britney Spears is generating strong merchandis ...

  20. Clear Channel Gets Patent For Instant Live

    April 07, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Clear Channel Entertainment (CCE) has acquired a U.S. patent for its Instant Live post-concert CD technology. CCE says the patent was granted "for the business method of creating and distributing conc Clear Channel Entertainment (CCE) has acq ...

  21. Clear Channel Gets Patent For Instant Live

    April 07, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Clear Channel Entertainment (CCE) has acquired a U.S. patent for its Instant Live post-concert CD technology. CCE says the patent was granted "for the business method of creating and distributing conc Clear Channel Entertainment (CCE) has acq ...

  22. Infinity Names Senior VP/Regional Manager

    March 22, 2004 12:00 AM EST Infinity Broadcasting has named Les Hollander as senior VP/regional manager, with responsibility for operations in Chicago; Minneapolis; St. Louis; Kansas City, Mo.; West Palm Beach, Fla.; and Hartfor Infinity Broadcasting has named Les Hollander ...

  23. Ozzfest To Feature Fan-Friendly Lineup, Prices

    February 20, 2004 12:00 AM EST Ozzfest 2004 will continue to be a fan-focused event, founder Ozzy Osbourne and his wife and manager Sharon Osbourne said as they unveiled details of the tour today (Feb. 20) in Los Angeles. The outin Ozzfest 2004 will continue to be a fan-focused ...

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