Live music

  1. Ozzfest To Release Additional Free Tickets

    July 17, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Metal fans who missed out on nabbing tickets to this summer's free Ozzfest will get another chance to score tickets. Organizers have announced that additional tickets will be given away for the tour's 21 remaining dates. Last month, &quo ...

  2. Fergie To Help Launch Fillmore Detroit

    May 31, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Two weeks into her upcoming Verizon VIP Tour, on June 13, Fergie will be the first artist to perform in concert at the newly branded Fillmore Detroit, previously known as State Theatre. As previously reported , Fergie's upcoming 20-city solo ...

  3. Linkin Park's Projekt Revolution Ready To Roll

    May 07, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Linkin Park's Projekt Revolution tour with My Chemical Romance will get underway July 25 in a city to be announced, according to organizers. The trek will run through Sept. 3 in Englewood, Colo., and feature Taking Back Sunday, HIM, Placebo a ...

  4. Dylan Dials In Summer North American Tour

    April 24, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Bob Dylan will embark on his traditional summer North American tour beginning with a June 22-23 stand at the Borgata in Atlantic City, N.J. Dates are on tap through July 28 in Kelseyville, Calif., and include festival appearances on July 4 in Mont ...

  5. CD Buyers Given Edge For Free Ozzfest

    April 13, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Though this summer's Ozzfest tour will cost fans nothing to attend, those who want to purchase Ozzy Osbourne's first new studio album in six years, "Black Rain," will now have a better shot at getting in the door, Billboard.biz ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. Martin Preps North American Trek

    March 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Ricky Martin's "Black & White" tour kicks-off a seventeen-city run in the United States and Canada with an April 17 show at San Jose, California's HP Pavilion. The arena tour will wend its way through the southwestern US, C ...

  8. Eminem Asked To Testify In Irish Concert Flap

    March 07, 2007 12:00 AM EST Ireland's High Court issued a request Monday (March 5) for Eminem to come to Dublin give evidence explaining the last-minute cancellation of his proposed concert at Slane Castle in 2005. The Michigan rapper pulled out of the Sept. 17, 2005, c ...

  9. Ozzfest Offering Free Tickets For 2007 Tour

    February 06, 2007 12:00 AM EST Tickets to the 2007 edition of Ozzfest will be free, organizers said today (Feb. 6). The 25-date tour will begin July 7 in Los Angeles; details have yet to be announced regarding distribution of tickets. The event, which will be headlined by Ozzy ...

  10. Big Day Out Flag Controversy

    January 23, 2007 12:00 AM EST Australia's festival Big Day Out has become embroiled in a controversy over the Australian flag. Its Sydney show is traditionally held on Australia Day (Jan. 26). During the public holiday, citizens usually wave large flags during the all-day ...

  11. Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo Lineup Set

    January 08, 2007 12:00 AM EST The entertainment lineup for the 75th Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo, set for Feb. 27 - March 18 at Reliant Stadium, bolsters the traditional country lineup with Latin, pop, rock and R&B acts. The concert lineup, revealed today, comes out ...

  12. A Bigger Bang Crowned Top Tour Of '06

    December 14, 2006 12:00 AM EST The Rolling Stones' A Bigger Bang trek, which recaptured the "top-grossing tour ever" title from U2's Vertigo, was the top grossing tour of the year, according to numbers reported to Billboard Boxscore. The Stones, which began ...

  13. Big Day Out, eBay In Aussie Legal Stoush

    December 07, 2006 12:00 AM EST Australian music festival Big Day Out and online auction house eBay are heading for the Federal Court in Sydney on Dec. 23. eBay is taking legal action against BDO over its new anti-scalping ticket policy, in which it now states tickets sold-on &q ...

  14. 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 ...

  15. Stones Shatter Touring Record

    November 24, 2006 12:00 AM EST Though they'll surely live to fight another day, U2's brief stint holding the title of top-grossing tour ever is over. That distinction now returns to the Rolling Stones, whose A Bigger Bang tour is n Though they'll surely live to f ...

  16. Nobs Named MIDEM Personality Of The Year

    November 03, 2006 12:00 AM EST Former Warner exec founded Montreux Jazz Festival. Former Warner exec founded Montreux Jazz Festival. News ...

  17. Madonna Tops Finalists For Billboard Touring Awards

    October 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Madonna leads the field for the 2006 Billboard Touring Awards with mentions in four categories, including top tour and top draw, respectively award the top-grossing and top ticket-selling tour. The ot Madonna leads the field for the 2006 Billboard ...

  18. Madonna's 'Confessions' Tour Sets Record

    September 20, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Trek to be benchmark for female artists. Madonna will wrap her Confessions tour tomorrow (Sept. 21) at the Tokyo Dome as the top-grossing tour ever by a female artist. Although final numbers are not all in, tour producer Arthur Fogel puts the tall ...

  19. U2 Roars Back With Help From Pearl Jam, Kanye

    July 21, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Reschedule dates previously postponed. U2 has rescheduled a host of dates in Australia, New Zealand and Japan that were postponed this spring due to an unidentified serious illness within the immediate family of a band member. Pearl Jam and Kanye ...

  20. Stones Set To Relaunch 'Bigger Bang' Trek

    June 30, 2006 12:00 AM EDT After a break that included brain surgery for Keith Richards and rehab for Ron Wood, the Rolling Stones are gearing up to relaunch what could be the top-grossing tour of all time. After a break that included brain surgery for Keith Richards and re ...

  21. Mariah Carey Tour Dates Shuffled

    June 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Three dates cancelled, four added to route. Live Nation, promoters of Mariah Carey’s summer tour, have pulled the plug on three dates and added four more to the route. Off the route because of soft ticket sales are shows in Hershey, Pa. at the Gia ...

  22. UPDATED: Chicks' Ticket Sales Below Expectations

    June 07, 2006 12:00 AM EDT At least four shows cancelled. Out-of-the-gate ticket sales for the Dixie Chicks' upcoming Accidents & Accusations tour are far below expectations and several dates will likely be cancelled or postponed. Initial ticket counts for the 20-p ...

  23. Billboard Awards Latin Superstars, Newcomers

    April 27, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Staged April 27 at Hard Rock Live in Hollywood, Fla. Staged April 27 at Hard Rock Live in Hollywood, Fla. News ...

  24. On The Road

    April 03, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Kevin Lyman, founder of the Vans Warped tour, says booking the hundreds of bands that cross its stages is not what one would call an exact science. Read Ray Waddell's column. Kevin Lyman, founder of the Vans Warped tour, says booking the hund ...

  25. 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 ...

  26. Hill, McGraw Unveil First Soul2Soul Dates

    January 30, 2006 12:00 AM EST Trek will begin April 21 in Columbus, Ohio. As tipped here earlier this month, Faith Hill and Tim McGraw will embark on a sequel to their 2000 Soul2Soul tour this spring. The arena trek will begin April 21 in Columbus, Ohio, and is expected to e ...

  27. Phish Launches Video Service

    January 06, 2006 12:00 AM EST Phish has launched what it describes as the "first-of-its-kind" service for individual live video downloads via its LivePhish.com repository. Through Jan. 15, the service is offering a free download f Phish has launched what it describes ...

  28. Stones Take In $162M With '05 Trek

    December 30, 2005 12:00 AM EST The first leg wrapped Dec. 3 in Memphis. The Rolling Stones' A Bigger Bang tour exploded in 2005, moving 1.2 million tickets and ringing up $162 million in grosses from 42 North American shows on the tour's first leg. The first leg wrapp ...

  29. U2's 'Vertigo' Continues To Sell Out

    December 05, 2005 12:00 AM EST The initial dates for the fourth leg of U2's Vertigo tour went on sale over the weekend and the results were predictably successful. U2 sold out stadiums in Sydney (March 31), Melbourne (March 24), Br The initial dates for the fourth leg of U ...

  30. Keys Grabs Third Straight No. 1

    October 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 'Unplugged' moves 196,000 copies in first week. 'Unplugged' moves 196,000 copies in first week. News ...

  31. U2 Leads Billboard Touring Awards Finalists

    October 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT To be presented Oct. 26 in N.Y. U2's mammoth Vertigo tour is a finalist in four categories for the Billboard Touring Awards, the most of any outing this year. The outing is a finalist in the top tour, top draw and top Boxscore categories, and ...

  32. On The Road

    September 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT One certainly couldn't call this year's Ozzfest boring. The 10th edition of the venerable headbanger extravaganza, which joins Vans Warped among the most successful touring festivals of all time, has One certainly couldn't call this ...

  33. Limp Bizkit Insurer Denies Liability

    August 16, 2005 12:00 AM EDT An insurance company that issued a policy for rock band Limp Bizkit is asking a Los Angeles Superior Court judge to rule it has no liability for any damages awarded as the result of a teenage fan's de LOS ANGELES (AP) -- An insurance company ...

  34. Ozzy Opts Out Of Ozzfest

    August 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Ozzy Osbourne revealed today (Aug. 12) that this will be his final year headlining his Ozzfest festival. He still plans to participate in the event next year, though only at a few of the tour's stops. Ozzy Osbourne revealed today (Aug. 12) th ...

  35. My Chemical Romance Plans Headlining Tour

    July 28, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Currently on road as part of Vans Warped Tour. Currently on road as part of Vans Warped Tour. News ...

  36. House Of Blues, Dolly Parton Team For 'Vintage'

    July 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT House of Blues will produce the upcoming Dolly Parton: the Vintage Tour trek, which begins at the newly opened House of Blues Atlantic City on Aug.16. The Vintage Tour, which has dates on the books th House of Blues will produce the upcoming Dolly ...

  37. Elton John Extends Vegas Run

    June 15, 2005 12:00 AM EDT New deal adds 125 'Red Piano' shows. Elton John has inked a deal to continue his hugely successful stint at the Colosseum at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas through 2008. John's production, "The Red Piano," was originally sche ...

  38. Elton John Extends Vegas Run Through 2008

    June 15, 2005 12:00 AM EDT New deal adds 125 'Red Piano' shows. Elton John has inked a deal to continue his hugely successful stint at the Colosseum at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas through 2008. John's production, "The Red Piano," was originally sche ...

  39. Elton John Extends Vegas Run

    June 15, 2005 12:00 AM EDT New deal adds 125 'Red Piano' shows. Elton John has inked a deal to continue his hugely successful stint at the Colosseum at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas through 2008. John's production, "The Red Piano," was originally sche ...

  40. Pro Baseball Goes On Tour

    June 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Road show to accompany Bonnaroo, Warper Tour. Attendees at this weekend's (June 10–12) Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival and the upcoming Vans Warped Tour can immerse themselves in music and baseball thanks to Major League Baseball Properties& ...

  41. Cafe Tacuba Make History In Mexico City

    June 08, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Shatter Chayanne's attendance record by 20,000. Mexican rockers Cafe Tacuba established an attendance record at Mexico City's Zocalo, with more than 170,000 people showing up for a free concert June 4. The previous record was held by Cha ...

  42. Cafe Tacuba Make History In Mexico City

    June 08, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Shatter Chayanne's attendance record by 20,000. Mexican rockers Cafe Tacuba established an attendance record at Mexico City's Zocalo, with more than 170,000 people showing up for a free concert June 4. The previous record was held by Cha ...

  43. 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 ...

  44. '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 ...

  45. Carole King Returning To The Road

    April 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Tour will visit scaled down venues. Inspired by her 2004 tour, her first in over a decade, legendary singer/songwriter Carole King will return to the road this summer. The Living Room Tour 2005 will visit theaters and amphitheaters, which will be ...

  46. Carole King Returning To The Road

    April 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Tour will visit scaled down venues. Inspired by her 2004 tour, her first in over a decade, legendary singer/songwriter Carole King will return to the road this summer. The Living Room Tour 2005 will visit theaters and amphitheaters, which will be ...

  47. Beck Ready To Hit The Road

    April 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Beck will begin a nearly month-long European tour May 28 in Winchester, England, at the Homelands Festival. Beck will begin a nearly month-long European tour May 28 in Winchester, England, at the Homelands Festival. The artist will play mostly hea ...

  48. Plant Signs With Sony ATV For Publishing

    March 23, 2005 12:00 AM EST Deal covers new set 'Mighty Rearranger.' Deal covers new set 'Mighty Rearranger.' News ...

  49. U2 Fall Tickets Go Flying

    March 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST Dates added in multiple cities. As expected, tickets for the fall leg of U2's Vertigo tour in North America sold out quickly, resulting in the addition of dates in many markets. Twelve cities went on sale Saturday, bringing in 23 sold-out per ...

  50. CCE U.K. Bows Wireless Festival

    March 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST Clear Channel Entertainment is expanding its portfolio of European music festivals with the launch of the Wireless Festival. The event, organized by the company's U.K. division, is set for June 24, 25 Clear Channel Entertainment is expanding ...

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