Hurricane Katrina

  1. Video: Quint Davis, President Of New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, On Rebuilding Fest After Katrina

    November 16, 2011 12:37 PM EST For the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, the past six years have been anything but normal. In the wake of Hurricane Katrina in 2005, the festival took a major hit not only in attendance but also in acts, stages and food booths, knocking the ...

  2. Faith Hill Plays Free Show For Katrina's Victims

    August 25, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Faith Hill says giving back just comes naturally for the Mississippi native, and she has a message for those still recovering from Hurricane Katrina. "We are here for you still and you are not forgotten," Hill said before headlining a fr ...

  3. Vans Warped Tour Cleans Up Louisiana

    June 27, 2008 12:00 AM EDT About two weeks into this year's 14th annual Vans Warped Tour, approximately 100 artists, crew members and sponsors will use a day off to help rebuild hurricane-torn communities in southwest Louisiana. Between Warped stops in Houston and Atla ...

  4. Voodoo Attendance Hits All-Time High

    October 31, 2007 12:00 AM EDT This year's ninth annual Voodoo Music Experience, held Oct. 26-28 at New Orleans' City Park, drew approximately 150,000 concertgoers, again breaking past attendance records, according to Stephen Rehage, the festival's founder and pr ...

  5. Day One: Billboard Touring Conference & Awards

    November 08, 2006 12:00 AM EST Event kicked off Nov. 8 The post-Katrina revival of the Gulf Coast region dominated conversations today (Nov. 8) at the third annual Billboard Touring Conference & Awards at New York City's Roosevelt Hotel. Artists and venue promoters rep ...

  6. Legal Matters

    December 05, 2005 12:00 AM EST Net proceeds of "Hurricane Relief: Come Together Now," a double-CD with 35 tracks by more than 80 artists, will benefit victims of Hurricane Katrina through the American Red Cross, Habitat for Humanit Net proceeds of "Hurricane Reli ...

  7. Hurricane Threatens Latin VMAs

    October 18, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Show moved to Oct. 19. The 2005 MTV Latin America Video Music Awards have been moved up a day with the threat of Hurricane Wilma. The awards, taking place at Playa del Carmen in the Mexican Caribbean, will now be held and pre-taped on Oct. 19, and ...

  8. Voodoo Music Experience Returns To New Orleans

    October 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Scheduled for Oct. 29 Riverview Park. After being moved to Memphis in the wake of Hurricane Katrina, the Voodoo Music Experience will return to its original home of New Orleans for the first of its two-night duration. The Oct. 29 show at New Orlea ...

  9. Exclusive: Voodoo Music Experience Moving To Memphis

    September 22, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The Voodoo Music Experience, which was to be held in New Orleans Oct. 29-30, has been moved to Memphis' Tom Lee Park in the wake of Hurricane Katrina, Billboard.com can exclusively reveal. The Voodoo Music Experience, which was to be held in ...

  10. Exclusive: Voodoo Moving To Memphis

    September 22, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Nine Inch Nails first act confirmed. The Voodoo Music Experience, which was to be held in New Orleans Oct. 29-30, has been moved to Memphis' Tom Lee Park in the wake of Hurricane Katrina, Billboard.com can exclusively reveal. Nine Inch Nails ...

  11. Broadcasters Testify At FCC Atlanta Meet

    September 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The FCC's four commissioners met for nearly three hours Sept. 15 in Atlanta to hear testimony from four broadcasters and various representatives of other parts of the country's communications industry NEW YORK -- The FCC's four comm ...

  12. Hurricane Rita Shutters Miami Shows

    September 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Final MAC concert cancelled. The threat of Hurricane Rita, set to hit South Florida on Sept. 20, has already led to the cancellation of several live performances in the Miami area, including the Sept. 19 MAC concert at the AmericanAirlines Arena. ...

  13. Broadcasters Testify at FCC Atlanta Meet

    September 15, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Radio, TV signals vital to country's safety. The FCC's four commissioners met for nearly three hours today (Sept. 15) in Atlanta to hear testimony from four broadcasters and various representatives of other parts of the country's co ...

  14. Sandoval, Perez Host Katrina Benefit

    September 15, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Miami Dade musicians and producers are joining forces for a massive concert to benefit victims of Hurricane Katrina. The Miami Dade County Relief Concert will take place Sunday, Sept. 25 at the Americ Miami Dade musicians and producers are joining ...

  15. SMG: Superdome's Demise Exaggerated

    September 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Will take 45-60 days to accurately assess damage. Talk of the demise of the Louisiana Superdome in New Orleans has been greatly exaggerated, according to officials at SMG, the Philadelphia-based management firm that runs the stadium and adjacent N ...

  16. Fox Vows To Promote Again In New Oreleans

    September 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT "I'm not going to turn my back on the city now." Veteran Big Easy promoter Don Fox, president of Beaver Productions, says he will again promote concerts in New Orleans, although he predicts it could be many months away. "I' ...

  17. Hurricane Katrina Coverage

    September 08, 2005 12:00 AM EDT While the devastating impact from Hurricane Katrina is still being assessed, the music industry continues to respond with a variety of donations, charitable events and assistance. <UL><LI>To see an While the devastating impact from Hur ...

  18. The Music Industry Reponds To Katrina

    September 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Updated: Friday, Sept. 16. While the devastating impact from Hurricane Katrina is still being assessed, the music industry continues to respond with a variety of donations, charitable events and assistance. Here is a short list of Web sites where ...

  19. Recording Academy Donates To Katrina Relief

    September 02, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Creates hurricane fund, organizes fundraisers. The Recording Academy and its MusiCares Foundation, which provides a safety net of critical services for music people in crisis, have committed an initial donation of $1 million for music people affec ...

  20. Broadcasters To Raise $100 Mil For Relief

    September 02, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 'BroadcastUnity for Katrina Relief' set forth. The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) has announced the "BroadcastUnity for Katrina Relief" initiative, a plan that the association says will raise a minimum of $100 milli ...

  21. Radio Continues To Step Up For Katrina Victims

    September 02, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Stations, syndicators, owners offer help. Radio is stepping up in a big way to support those devastated by Hurricane Katrina. Personalities, stations, syndicators and owners have cleared their plates to lend a hand. Clear Channel stations are airi ...

  22. McGraw, Connick Sign On For Relief Telethon

    September 02, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Scheduled for Sept. 2 on NBC, MSNBC and CNBC. NBC Universal will stage "A Concert for Hurricane Relief" tonight (Sept. 2) to raise funds for those suffering in the wake of Hurricane Katrina. Country superstar Tim McGraw, jazz trumpeter W ...

  23. Reports: Domino Plucked From New Orleans Flood

    September 02, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Rock 'n' roll pioneer Fats Domino has been rescued from the floodwaters of his New Orleans hometown, allaying fears that he may have perished in the grim aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, news reports s Rock 'n' roll pioneer Fats ...

  24. Dave Matthews Band Planning Katrina Benefit Show

    August 31, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Dave Matthews Band is the first act to come forward with a benefit show for Hurricane Katrina victims, Billboard.biz has learned. Dave Matthews Band is the first act to come forward with a benefit show for Hurricane Katrina victims, Billboard.biz ...

  25. Katrina Ravages Tour Biz

    August 30, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Baton Rouge performance of Disney Live cancelled. Hurricane Katrina has made its presence felt among venues in the Gulf Coast region. Among the large venues in the region impacted by Katrina are the Louisiana Superdome; New Orleans Arena and Keife ...

  26. Labels Band Together For Katrina Compilation

    October 18, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The four major labels, Concord Music Group and the Recording Industry Association of America are teaming for a double-disc compilation to benefit victims of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita. "Hurricane Rel The four major labels, Concord Music Grou ...