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  1. Black Keys Top Hot Tours Chart, Followed by Jason Aldean, Eric Church

    October 22, 2012 10:04 AM EDT The Black Keys rise to No. 1 on the weekly Hot Tours ranking with more than $2 million in box office grosses reported from three venues in California during its fall trek through western U.S. markets. Touring in support of the album "El Camin ...

  2. KCON, First-Ever U.S. K-Pop Convention, to Feature 4Minute, B.A.P., More

    September 07, 2012 4:46 PM EDT In the wake of Korean singer/rapper Psy's signing with Scooter Braun's Schoolboy Records , tickets for the first ever K-pop fan convention have gone on sale. KCON, a production by Korean entertainment brand Mnet, comes to the Verizon Amp ...

  3. Drake Announces 'Club Paradise Tour' With J. Cole, Waka Flacka Flame, Others

    March 22, 2012 8:53 AM EDT Drake is hitting the road for a 27-city, cross country tour of U.S. amphitheaters in support of his chart-topping album "Take Care." Dubbed "The Club Paradise Tour," Drake is bringing J. Cole, Waka Flocka Flame, Meek Mill, 2 Ch ...

  4. Motley Crue, KISS To Embark On Co-Headlining Tour This Summer

    March 20, 2012 7:18 PM EDT Get ready to rock, heavy metal fans: KISS and Motley Crue will embark on a joint tour this summer. The vintage hard rock outfits are set to share the stage for the first time since 1982, kicking off a 40-city jaunt in Bristow, Va., on July 20. The ...

  5. Kings of Leon Cancel Entire U.S. Tour

    August 01, 2011 4:41 PM EDT Kings of Leon announced the cancellation of their U.S. tour following an onstage meltdown at a performance in Dallas on Friday night (July 29). Frontman Caleb Followill walked offstage after claiming he was too hot to perform, and the band subsequ ...

  6. Why Tim Vanderhook Paid $35 Mil for MySpace (Q&A)

    July 14, 2011 7:43 AM EDT Few in Hollywood had heard of Specific Media, an online advertising network led by CEO Tim Vanderhook, until it came out of left field in late June to buy News Corp.'s troubled social networking platform MySpace for $35 million. The Irvine, C ...

  7. Justin Timberlake's Manager Says They're Mulling Talent Competition For Revamped Myspace

    July 03, 2011 10:17 PM EDT Justin Timberlake's longtime manager Johnny Wright said Friday (July 2) that a talent show or some other way of developing new artists will be core to the revamp of Myspace. The kernel of an idea is what has emerged from a frenzied two weeks ...

  8. Kid Rock, Sheryl Crow Announce Summer Tour

    March 31, 2011 3:00 PM EDT Kid Rock is taking Sheryl Crow -- his duet partner on the 2002 hit "Picture" and on "Collide," the new single from his 2010 "Born Free" album -- on the road this summer as a special tour guest, with a potential live a ...

  9. Christina Aguilera Postpones North American Tour

    May 24, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Christina Aguilera has postponed her 20-date North American summer tour until next year, according to a statement from tour producer Live Nation. The singer was set to tour in support of her new album, "Bionic," due June 8. "Christi ...

  10. Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers Announce New Album, Tour

    February 25, 2010 12:00 AM EST Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers will release "Mojo," their first album in eight years, this spring, the band announced today. The venerable heartland rockers also unveiled dates for a North American summer tour, which kicks off May 6 in ...

  11. Lil Wayne, Young Jeezy, Drake Reveal 'Young Money' Tour

    June 15, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Lil Wayne, Young Jeezy, Soulja Boy Tell'Em and Drake will go on an official tour this summer, and the dates have just been confirmed. The "Young Money Presents: Americas Most Wanted Music Festival" trek will start on July 27 at the ...

  12. No Doubt Re-Enters Orbit With A Summer Tour

    May 15, 2009 12:00 AM EDT In between bites of a Cobb salad at New York's Tribeca Grand Hotel, Gwen Stefani is explaining why No Doubt is going on tour for the first time in five years without a new album to promote. "Honestly, it's procrastination," she ...

  13. Blink-182 Announces Nearly 50-Date Summer Tour

    May 15, 2009 12:00 AM EDT If it hadn't been for drummer Travis Barker's near-fatal airplane crash last year, Blink-182 might not be touring this summer. But after a five-year hiatus, Blink-182 members Mark Hoppus, Travis Barker and Tom DeLonge will embark on a ne ...

  14. Creed To Reunite For Tour, Album

    April 27, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Creed has announced all four of the original band members - Scott Stapp, Mark Tremonti, Scott Phillips and Brian Marshall - will reunite for a summer tour and new album. The tour, the band's first in seven years, begins Aug. 6 in Pittsburgh. ...

  15. 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 ...

  16. No Doubt Unveils Summer Tour

    February 25, 2009 12:00 AM EST No Doubt announced a 45-city summer tour, which begins May 3 at the Bamboozle Festival in East Rutherford, N.J., and runs through August 1 in Irvine, Calif. As previously reported, the band will be supported by Paramore, and joined on select dates ...

  17. Ticketmaster Names Butler North American President

    February 03, 2009 12:00 AM EST Ticketmaster Entertainment has promoted Dave Butler to president of Ticketmaster North America. He will be based in Irvine, Calif., and report to Ticketmaster CEO and Ticketmaster Entertainment president Sean Moriarty. In his new role, Butler will ...

  18. Brad Paisley To Kick Off Tour In June

    January 26, 2009 12:00 AM EST Brad Paisley will begin his 41-city American Saturday Night tour, with special guests Dierks Bentley and Jimmy Wayne, June 5 in Charlotte, N.C. Booked by Rob Beckham at the William Morris Agency, Paisley has become one of country's biggest to ...

  19. Taco Bell Starts Third Annual Indie Band Contest

    October 09, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Taco Bell on Thursday launched it's third annual contest to find the next big indie band. A group of 100 bands will be winnowed down to three winners who will receive $500 in Taco Bell money, have their band name and Web site printed on sauce ...

  20. Mike Relm Tapped For Tony Hawk Tour

    May 29, 2008 12:00 AM EDT DJ/turntablist Mike Relm has been selected to appear on Tony Hawk's Boom Boom HuckJam action sports tour, beginning July 18 at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre in San Antonio, and wrapping Aug. 24 at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater in Irvi ...

  21. Amazon Named NARM's Large Retailer Of The Year

    May 08, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Amazon, based in Seattle, has emerged as the top merchandiser to beat as it picked up its second consecutive retailer of the year award for the large-size division at the National Assn. of Recording Merchandisers 50th Anniversary Gala Dinner. The ...

  22. Metallica, Offspring, Raconteurs In For Weanie Roast

    May 05, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Metallica, the Offspring, the Raconteurs, Rise Against, Bad Religion, Pennywise and the Bravey are among the acts confirmed for KROQ-Los Angeles' Weenie Roast, to be held May 17 at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre in Irvine, Calif. Also on t ...

  23. SoCal Fires Continue To Affect Concerts

    October 25, 2007 12:00 AM EDT After a five-day battle, firefighters today (Oct. 25) gained the upper hand on most of Southern California's wildfires, but concerts in the region continue to be affected. In addition to the many concerts that have already been canceled and/o ...

  24. Super D Inks Exclusive Label Deals

    July 31, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Super D, which last month beefed up its indie distribution operation with the hiring of Tim Hinsley as GM, has been moving to enhance its label roster. The Irvine, Calif.-based company has signed three labels for exclusive U.S. distribution: Honol ...

  25. Ticketmaster Acquires Software Provider Paciolan

    July 03, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Ticketmaster has entered into an agreement to acquire all of the outstanding equity of ticketing services and software provider Paciolan. The ticketing giant will own Paciolan in its entirety once the transaction closes. Based in Irvine, Calif., P ...

  26. Sounds Of The Underground Line-Up Revealed

    April 11, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The third edition of the Sounds of the Underground tour will feature performances by GWAR, Chimaira, Every Time I Die, Necro and Job For A Cowboy, among others. The 25-city North American trek starts July 6 at the Palladium Ballroom in Dallas and ...

  27. Korn, Evanescence Team For Family Values Tour

    March 27, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Korn and Evanescence will co-headline this year's Family Values tour, which will visit 31 North American cities starting July 16 in St. Louis. Sharing the main stage on this year's Live Nation-produced festival are Atreyu, Flyleaf, Helly ...

  28. NARM Awards Nominees Revealed

    March 15, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The National Assn. of Recording Merchandisers nominees for its merchandisers of the year awards, includes 14 first-time selections, according to NARM president Jim Donio. The winners will be unveiled on the last night of the NARM annual convention ...

  29. Gwen Stefani Unveils Solo Tour Dates

    December 01, 2006 12:00 AM EST As expected, Gwen Stefani will embark on a two-month North American tour next spring, beginning April 21 in Phoenix. The vocalist will play arenas and outdoor amphitheatres through a June 22 finale in Irvine, Calif. Dates in Australia, Asia, Europ ...

  30. NARM Noms Revealed

    June 06, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Annual convention set for Aug. 2-5. The National Assn. of Recording Merchandisers has revealed the nominees for its merchandisers of the year awards. The winners will be unveiled on the last night of the NARM annual convention, Aug. 2-5 in Kissimm ...

  31. CD Baby Enters Distribution Deal With Super D

    April 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Wholesaler to distribute online store's product. Super D music and video wholesaler has signed to distribute CD Baby titles on a worldwide basis to brick-and-mortar retail. According to a Super D press release, the Irvine, Calif.-based operat ...

  32. Super D Enters Deal With CD Baby

    April 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Wholesaler to distribute online store's product. Super D music and video wholesaler has signed to distribute CD Baby titles on a worldwide basis to brick-and-mortar retail. According to a Super D press release, the Irvine, Calif.-based operat ...

  33. Arrowhead Pond, Avalon Partner For Concert Combo

    December 21, 2005 12:00 AM EST 'OC Pass' offers special package at 15% discount. Anaheim Arena Management, LLC and Avalon Attractions have partnered to create the “Ultimate OC Concert Pass” to the Arrowhead Pond of Anaheim and Verizon Wireless Amphitheater in Irvine, ...

  34. Norwalk Distributors To Shutter

    May 28, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Norwalk Distributors is preparing to shut down, and, say sources, is negotiating to ease the pain of the closure for suppliers. Norwalk Distributors is preparing to shut down, and, say sources, is negotiating to ease the pain of the closure for su ...

  35. Journey Sets 30th Anniversary Tour

    May 03, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Journey is celebrating the 30th anniversary of the release of its first album by launching a U.S. tour this summer. The band will play three-hour shows spanning its full career. Journey is celebrating the 30th anniversary of the release of its fir ...