Harvey Goldsmith

  1. Canadian Music Week President Neill Dixon On Why CMW 2012 is Bigger & Better Than Ever

    March 22, 2012 4:05 PM EDT The popularity of Canadian Music Week (CMW), the Toronto-based music industry conference now in its 30th year, could easily have waned as the major labels consolidated during the past decade-plus. Instead, what's now tagged as "Canada� ...

  2. O2 To Offer British Music Experience

    January 20, 2009 12:00 AM EST The British Music Experience, an interactive take on U.K. rock history, will open at London's O2 arena on March 6 with initial backing from the venue's operator AEG Europe and three major sponsors. Promoter Harvey Goldsmith, chairman of ...

  3. Beck Tempts Goldsmith Back To Management

    January 16, 2009 12:00 AM EST Rock and Roll Hall of Fame recipient Jeff Beck has announced Harvey Goldsmith CBE as his new manager. It is a return to the management field for the renowned promoter, who has worked with everyone from Queen to Madonna as well as both Live Ai ...

  4. Pavarotti Tribute Heads To Cinema Screens

    December 01, 2008 12:00 AM EST The Luciano Pavarotti tribute concert staged in the world heritage site of Petra in Jordan, in front of just 500 people, will now be available to a much wider audience. A 90-minute filmed version of the Oct. 12 2008 show is being screened in 24 U. ...

  5. Asian Matters Take Center Stage At HK Confab

    June 05, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Legendary promoter Harvey Goldsmith accused Asian counterparts of overpaying acts, in remarks he made during the "The Live Panel" discussion at the third annual Music Matters conference in Hong Kong, which wrapped today. "You'r ...

  6. Gabriel Honored As Personality Of The Year

    January 28, 2008 12:00 AM EST Peter Gabriel has picked up Midem's Personality of the Year award at a glittering gala dinner in Cannes, France. A range of top executives, including U2 manager Paul McGuinness, the IFPI's John Kennedy and veteran promoter Harvey Goldsmi ...

  7. MidemNet 2008 Up And Running

    January 26, 2008 12:00 AM EST MidemNet 2008 has officially kicked off. The two-day music and new-media conference's visionary chair committee, chaired by Ted Cohen, managing director of TAG Strategic, set off this morning with a mission to discuss the "future of the ...

  8. Goldsmith Warns Of 'Over-Confident' Live Sector

    January 08, 2008 12:00 AM EST In a week when the U.K. record business reported album sales for 2007 down almost 11%, veteran concert promoter Harvey Goldsmith says he fears an over-confident live music sector risks suffering a similar decline. Goldsmith, co-founder and co-prom ...

  9. Secondary 'Parasites' Ruining Biz, Goldsmith Tells ITC

    October 22, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Harvey Goldsmith used his keynote speech on day two of the In The City international music convention to issue a stark warning to the live music industry and to call for greater unity between publishers, promoters and record companies. "Today ...

  10. Goldsmith Added As Keynote Speaker At In The City

    October 02, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Veteran concert promoter Harvey Goldsmith will be a keynote speaker at this year's In The City U.K. music seminar, which takes place at Manchester's Midland Hotel Oct. 20 to 22. Most recently in the news after securing the reunion of Led ...

  11. Red-Hot Rush For Zeppelin Tickets

    September 14, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Organizers of the Led Zeppelin-headlined Ahmet Ertegun tribute concert on Nov. 26 have extended the registration deadline in the wake of "unprecedented demand" for tickets. The ballot has now been extended from a midday Sept. 17 close, t ...

  12. Zeppelin Takes Flight Once More

    September 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Hard rock giant Led Zeppelin is reforming, but for one night only. The British band will play a one-off show at London's 18,000-capacity O2 arena Nov. 26. Veteran concert promoter Harvey Goldsmith, who is organizing the show, promises a full ...

  13. Goldsmith To Receive Music Industry Trusts' Award

    June 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT To be presented in London Oct. 30. Harvey Goldsmith, the British live-music impresario famous for producing the Live Aid and Live 8 music events to end famine in Africa, will be the recipient of the 2006 Music Industry Trusts’ Award (MITS). The aw ...

  14. Bob Geldof Picks Up Award At MIDEM

    January 23, 2006 12:00 AM EST Named as one of the personalities of the year. Live 8 mastermind Bob Geldof stopped by at MIDEM, the annual gathering of the music industry, to pick up another prize on Monday (Jan. 23) but he said this one was different. Named with Live 8 partner ...

  15. Goldsmith, Wall To Keynote Midem Live Event

    November 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST Harvey Goldsmith and Kevin Wall have been tapped to deliver keynote speeches for a special Jan. 23 live music program during the Midem trade fair in Cannes. Harvey Goldsmith and Kevin Wall have been tapped to deliver keynote speeches for a special ...

  16. Goldsmith, Wall To Keynote Midem Live Event

    November 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST Harvey Goldsmith and Kevin Wall have been tapped to deliver keynote speeches for a special Jan. 23 live music program during the Midem trade fair in Cannes. Harvey Goldsmith and Kevin Wall have been tapped to deliver keynote speeches for a special ...

  17. Midem To Honor Live 8 Co-organizers

    November 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST Live Aid founders and Live 8 co-producers Bob Geldof, Harvey Goldsmith and John Kennedy will be honored during the Midem trade show at a gala dinner on Jan. 23 in Cannes, France. Live Aid founders and Live 8 co-producers Bob Geldof, Harvey Goldsmi ...

  18. Two Million Requests For Live 8 Tickets In London

    June 08, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Live 8 organizers have received over 2 million text messages in three days from music fans wishing to attend the July 2 concert at London's Hyde Park, Billboard.biz has learned. Live 8 organizers have received over 2 million text messages in ...

  19. Two Million Requests For Live 8 Tickets In London

    June 08, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Live 8 organizers have received over 2 million text messages in three days from music fans wishing to attend the July 2 concert at London's Hyde Park, Billboard.biz has learned. Live 8 organizers have received over 2 million text messages in ...

  20. CCE Buys Sensible Events

    October 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Clear Channel Entertainment (CCE) is bolstering its European operations through the acquisition of Andrew Zweck's event management firm Sensible Events for an undisclosed sum. Clear Channel Entertainment (CCE) is bolstering its European opera ...