Hoboken

  1. Justin Timberlake Plays Recently Shuttered Maxwell's, Preps New Target Campaign

    August 29, 2013 2:44 PM EDT HOBOKEN, N.J. (AP) -- Hundreds of people flooded the streets outside a New Jersey nightclub after Justin Timberlake took to social media about filming a commercial. The singer tweeted on Wednesday: “Join me & (at) Target tonight for just one ...

  2. Todd Abramson Talks Maxwell’s Closing: ‘It Just Felt Like It Was Time’

    June 04, 2013 12:11 PM EDT The news that Maxwell's -- the beloved Hoboken, NJ club that's nurtured multiple generations of indie and alternative acts since the early 1980s -- will close its doors at the end of July has been met with regrets and fond reminisce ...

  3. Maxwell's -- Legendary, Long-Running Hoboken Venue -- to Close in July

    June 03, 2013 5:23 PM EDT Maxwell's, the venerated music venue and bar in Hoboken, New Jersey long known for its eclectic and independent-minded bookings, will be closing its doors after 35 years at the end of July, the Star-Ledger has reported . Speaking to Star- ...

  4. Record Store Day 2013: Brooklyn's Black Gold Records; Hoboken's Tunes

    April 20, 2013 4:09 PM EDT Halcyon Days: Williamsburg, Brooklyn's Sound Fix on its final Record Store Day. After nine years in business, the independent music retailer closed its doors for good. (Photo: Reggie Ugwu) Brooklyn's Sound Fix’s Last Day, Smiles Tinged ...

  5. 600,000: Mumford & Sons

    October 08, 2012 1:31 PM EDT Sound the banjos! A look at how Mumford & Sons' unique touring strategy and three years of hard road work paid off. "That was quite a sunset!" Marcus Mumford, clutching an acoustic guitar against his white button-up and olive- ...

  6. Business Matters: Terra Firma, Tammy Genovese, Pandora and more

    November 01, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Opinion and analysis of the day's music news. How Much Could Terra Firma Be Awarded In Lawsuit? -- The Wall Street Journal humorously downplays the impact of huge – but reduced – potential damages in Terra Firma’s lawsuit against Citigroup. L ...

  7. Ticketfly Acquires Gigbot, Ramps Up Social Focus

    June 25, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Ticketing company Ticketfly has announced the acquisition of Gigbot. Details were not made available. Gigbot provides web-based ticketing and social marketing tools for venues and promoters. Sean Porter, Gigbot’s founder and chief architect, will ...

  8. Ticketfly Secures $3 Million In Funding

    May 12, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Fast-growing independent ticketing company Ticketfly has secured $3 million in Series A funding, and is on track to sell 1 million tickets this year, according to the company. Investors include High Peaks Venture Partners, Contour Venture Partners ...

  9. Justin Bieber Fans Lose Control At L.I. Mall

    November 21, 2009 12:00 AM EST Police on Long Island had to shut down a mall appearance by teen pop singer Justin Bieber after thousands of young girls showed up, and got a little too wild. Girls and adults in the Friday crowd of nearly 3,000 started pushing and shoving as they ...

  10. Martin Scorsese To Direct Frank Sinatra Movie

    May 14, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Oscar-winning director Martin Scorsese will direct the big screen movie about the colorful life of entertainment legend Frank Sinatra, who legions of fans called Ol' Blue Eyes, Universal Pictures announced. Casting has yet to be announced for ...

  11. Reports: Traffic, Sales Up At 2009 Record Store Day

    April 20, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Thanks to the 82 exclusive releases and limited availability, customers lined up at record stores all around the country on Saturday morning and helped kickoff Record Store Day 2009 with a bang. Reports suggest traffic pick-ups and sales volume th ...

  12. Koch Re-Signs Number of Labels

    May 16, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Distributor re-ups with Putumayo, Bar None. Port Washington, New York-based Koch Entertainment Distribution revealed that it has re-signed a number of key labels to exclusive U.S. distribution deals. Among the labels the distributor has reached ag ...

  13. eMusic To Debut Concert-Venue Kiosks

    June 23, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Company to enable post-show downloads. Digital service eMusic says it will launch its first download kiosk Monday (June 28) at Maxwell's in Hoboken, N.J. The first download offered will be from a concert by Yep Roc act Southern Culture On The ...

  14. eMusic To Debut Concert-Venue Kiosks

    June 23, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Digital service eMusic says it will launch its first download kiosk Monday (June 28) at Maxwell's in Hoboken, N.J. Digital service eMusic says it will launch its first download kiosk Monday (June 28) at Maxwell's in Hoboken, N.J. The fir ...

  15. Doughty Hits Road With New Band

    May 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Mike Doughty is going out on his first tour with a band since the break-up of his former outfit, Soul Coughing. Mike Doughty is going out on his first tour with a band since the break-up of his former outfit, Soul Coughing. After more than four ye ...

  16. EMusic Adds Live Shows

    May 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Dimensional Associates, Inc., the New York-based private equity arm of JDS Capital Management, Inc. has acquired the 25% of Digital Club Network it didn't already own and integrated the service with i Dimensional Associates, Inc., the New Yor ...