Live music

  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. U2's U.S., Euro Tix Sales At $141M

    February 09, 2005 12:00 AM EST The dust is starting to settle on one of the more impressive on-sales in concert history. U2 has now sold out -- quickly -- 28 North American shows for a total gross of $47 million and 470,000 tickets The dust is starting to settle on one of the m ...

  4. U2 Tix Blow Out In U.K.

    January 28, 2005 12:00 AM EST Tickets went on sale this morning for U2's shows in the United Kingdom and quickly blew out, with all dates selling out quickly. Tickets went on sale this morning for U2's shows in the United Kingdom and quickly blew out, with all dates ...

  5. The Beat

    November 26, 2004 12:00 AM EST The upcoming Nirvana boxed set "With the Lights Out" has fans and retailers excited. Read Melinda Newman's column. The upcoming Nirvana boxed set "With the Lights Out" has fans and retailers excited. Read Melinda Newman� ...

  6. The Beat

    November 22, 2004 12:00 AM EST The upcoming Nirvana boxed set "With the Lights Out" has fans and retailers excited. Read Melinda Newman's column. The upcoming Nirvana boxed set "With the Lights Out" has fans and retailers excited. Read Melinda Newman� ...

  7. Taste Of Chaos Lineup Takes Shape

    November 17, 2004 12:00 AM EST In addition to the Used, the lineup for the <A HREF="http://www.billboard.com/bb/biz/archivesearch/article_display.jsp?vnu_content_id=1000672668">inaugural Taste of Chaos tour</A> will include My Chem In addition to the Used, ...

  8. Cheaper Tickets, New Talent Needed To Boost Tour Biz

    November 09, 2004 12:00 AM EST Everybody talks about the high price of concert tickets, but nobody does anything about it. Not until the summer of 2004, anyway, when fans stayed away in droves. If the fans did not teach the concert Ray Waddell is senior writer/touring for Billb ...

  9. Warped Founder Eyes 'Chaos' Tour

    October 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Warped tour founder and producer Kevin Lyman will roll out a similarly-modeled project this winter, Taste of Chaos. The tour, produced in partnership with Freeze Management and Daryle Eaton at Creativ Warped tour founder and producer Kevin Lyman w ...

  10. Frances Forces Florida Show Cancellations

    September 03, 2004 12:00 AM EDT With Hurricane Frances closing in on Florida this weekend and millions evacuating their homes, a handful of concerts -- including the final date of the Ozzfest tour -- have been scrapped. With Hurricane Frances closing in on Florida this weekend a ...

  11. Vote For Change Tickets Moving Fast

    August 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Organizers of the Vote For Change tour say they are "thrilled" at initial on-sales for the politically charged trek, and expect most tickets to be sold out by Labor Day (Sept. 6). Organizers of the Vote For Change tour say they are " ...

  12. Van Halen Axes Two Carolina Dates

    August 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Van Halen has pulled the plug on two dates in the Carolinas: Sept. 12 at the Colonial Center in Columbia, S.C., and Sept. 14 at the Charlotte (N.C.) Coliseum. Van Halen has pulled the plug on two dates in the Carolinas: Sept. 12 at the Colonial Ce ...

  13. Modern Rockers Team For Nintendo Tour

    August 10, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Story Of The Year will headline the second Nintendo Fusion Tour, which will also feature Lostprophets, My Chemical Romance, Letter Kills, Anberlin and Autopilot Off. The trek begins Sept. 18 in Phoeni Story Of The Year will headline the second Nin ...

  14. Update: Top Artists To Rock Swing States

    August 04, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Updating a story first posted here yesterday (Aug. 3), artists such as Pearl Jam, Bruce Springsteen, R.E.M., the Dixie Chicks and the Dave Matthews Band have teamed up for the <A HREF="http://www.bill Updating a story first posted here yes ...

  15. Update: Top Artists To Rock Swing States

    August 04, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Updating a story first posted here yesterday (Aug. 3), artists such as Pearl Jam, Bruce Springsteen, R.E.M., the Dixie Chicks and the Dave Matthews Band have teamed up for the <A HREF="http://www.bill Updating a story first posted here yes ...

  16. Who's 'Wight' DVD To Get Theater Premiere

    July 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Eagle Rock release to debut Aug. 9. Eagle Rock Entertainment is promoting its upcoming concert DVD from the Who, "Live at the Isle of Wight," in theaters and on high-definition television through deals with Regal Entertainment Group, AEG ...

  17. Touring Vet Clarke Joins Entourage

    July 13, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Amy Polan Clarke has joined New York-based booking agency Entourage Talent as director of operations. Amy Polan Clarke has joined New York-based booking agency Entourage Talent as director of operations. Entourage, founded 10 years ago by presiden ...

  18. Fatboy Links Up With Koch

    June 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Jam-band label features moe. Jam-band label Fatboy Records has signed an exclusive North American distribution deal with Port Washington, N.Y.-based Koch Entertainment Distribution. Based in Deptford, N.J., Fatboy was founded in 1992 by moe. membe ...

  19. Fatboy Links Up With Koch

    June 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Jam-band label features moe. Jam-band label Fatboy Records has signed an exclusive North American distribution deal with Port Washington, N.Y.-based Koch Entertainment Distribution. Based in Deptford, N.J., Fatboy was founded in 1992 by moe. membe ...

  20. Movies & Music

    June 01, 2004 12:00 AM EDT New film "Festival Express" documents a 1970's five-day Canadian tour by such acts as Janis Joplin and the Grateful Dead. Read Carla Hay's column. New film "Festival Express" documents a 1970's five-day Canadian ...

  21. Buffett Shows Set For Fenway Park

    April 29, 2004 12:00 AM EDT As expected, Jimmy Buffett and the Coral Reefer Band have been confirmed for a two-night stand at Boston's historic Fenway Park on Sept. 10 and 12. Tickets will go on sale May 8 via Ticketmaster. As expected , Jimmy Buffett and the Coral Reef ...

  22. Reunited Pixies Sell Out N.A. Tour

    February 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST The Pixies' North American reunion tour hit the ground at a sprint, with all 11 dates that went on sale over the weekend selling out almost immediately. Many shows filled within minutes. The Pixies' North American reunion tour hit the gr ...

  23. Ozzfest To Feature Fan-Friendly Lineup, Prices

    February 20, 2004 12:00 AM EST Ozzfest 2004 will continue to be a fan-focused event, founder Ozzy Osbourne and his wife and manager Sharon Osbourne said as they unveiled details of the tour today (Feb. 20) in Los Angeles. The outin Ozzfest 2004 will continue to be a fan-focused ...

  24. Warped Offering Discounted Web Tix

    February 09, 2004 12:00 AM EST Vans Warped tour organizers are offering fans discounted tickets via an Internet pre-sale. Beginning Tuesday (Feb. 10), users can log onto www.vanswarpedtour.com at 6 p.m. EST. During the pre-sale, t Vans Warped tour organizers are offering fans d ...

  25. Eagle Vision Inks Deal For Montreux Catalog

    February 04, 2004 12:00 AM EST Claude Nobs, founder and director of Europe's seminal annual jazz event, the Montreux Jazz Festival (MJF), has signed an agreement with U.K.-based Eagle Vision Worldwide that gives the label all multi Claude Nobs, founder and director of Euro ...

  26. 2004 Lollapalooza In Planning Stage

    January 21, 2004 12:00 AM EST The William Morris Agency and Perry Farrell are putting together a Lollapalooza 2004 package tour, Bulletin has learned. The outing is tentatively scheduled to run in July and August. The William Morris Agency and Perry Farrell are putting togethe ...

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