Liverpool

  1. Morning Fix: Universal-EMI, YouTube, Kenny Chesney, Creamfields, Chris Nadler

    August 27, 2012 8:30 AM EDT CHESNEY, MCGRAW WRAP TOUR WITH ANOTHER REGIONAL RECORD: Kenny Chesney and Tim McGraw wrapped their "Brothers of the Sun" stadium tour last night at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, Mass., with 111,209 tickets sold for the weekend shows -- wh ...

  2. Live Nation Buys EDM Entertainment Company Cream Holdings Ltd, Owner of Creamfields Festivals

    May 09, 2012 11:24 AM EDT Live Nation today acquired Cream Holdings Limited, a pillar of the EDM entertainment scene, which also gives Live Nation the exclusive rights to Creamfields Festivals, which have been held all over the world since the company's launch in 1998 ...

  3. Rio Music Conference Draws Top-Shelf DJs, Thousands of EDM Revelers During Carnival

    February 24, 2012 12:30 PM EST The entrance to the Rio Music Conference trade show (Photo: Eduardo Llerena) Electronic dance Music (EDM) may have reentered American mainstream in 2011, but it also expanded globally. Witness Brazil which this year hosted EDM festivals such as Ul ...

  4. David Guetta, Tiesto For U.K.'s Creamfields Fest

    March 29, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Recent Billboard cover star David Guetta and Dutch DJ/producer Tiesto have been confirmed as the headline acts for the 2010 U.K. Creamfields Festival. The two-day dance music event will be held at Daresbury, Cheshire on Aug. 28-29. Other live acts ...

  5. Creamfields Entering Abu Dhabi

    October 23, 2009 12:00 AM EDT U.K. dance festival Creamfields is expanding into the United Arab Emirates via a one-night outdoor event to be held in Abu Dhabi Dec. 11. The festival will be hosted in partnership with Abu-Dhabi-based event consultants Flash Entertainment. Line-u ...

  6. Beatles Day Returns

    May 12, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Following the success of last year's inaugural event, Beatles Day - a 24-hour celebration of the Fab Four set in their home city of Liverpool - will once again take place on July 10. The event was officially launched in Liverpool today (May 1 ...

  7. Tourism Boost For U.K. Festivals

    April 08, 2009 12:00 AM EDT The Association of Independent Festivals (AIF) will be part of a £1.8 million ($2.65 million) marketing initiative organized by tourism promotion agency VisitBritain. The European Value Campaign, aimed at the 25-35 age group, will roll out across ...

  8. Basement Jaxx, Tiësto Top Creamfields Bill

    April 06, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Basement Jaxx, Tiësto, Paul Van Dyk and Dizzee Rascal have been confirmed as the headline acts for the 2009 U.K. Creamfields Festival. The two-day event will be held at Daresbury, Cheshire on Aug. 29 to 30. Other live acts confirmed to appear at t ...

  9. U.K. Dance Fest Creamfields Cuts Prices

    March 30, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Creamfields, the long-running annual U.K. dance event, is selling a limited number of its 2009 festival tickets at a reduced rate in a move organisers claim reflects the current financial climate. Effective today, 5,000 weekend tickets (including ...

  10. Grainge Joins Fellow Business Leaders In Liverpool

    November 20, 2008 12:00 AM EST Creative business leaders are to meet in Liverpool for the first ambassador meeting for “Cabinet,” the inaugural creativity and business international network conference held in Hertfordshire on Oct. 26-28, 2009. Universal Music International chai ...

  11. McCartney To Be Honored AT MTV EMAs

    November 05, 2008 12:00 AM EST Sir Paul McCartney is to be honored with a one-off ultimate legend award at the 15th MTV Europe Music Awards, which is held Nov. 6 in Liverpool. The former Beatle is due to attend the show. Speaking at a press conference held earlier today in the ...

  12. Perez Hilton Is MTV EMAs Digital Host

    September 05, 2008 12:00 AM EDT U.S. celebrity blogger Perez Hilton is to host the live Webcast of this year's MTV Europe Music Awards (EMAs) in the U.K. city of Liverpool on Nov. 6. The "EMAs" ceremony will take place at the Echo Arena in Liverpool, one of the Eu ...

  13. Festival Merch Scores Despite Credit Crunch

    August 11, 2008 12:00 AM EDT London-based music-merchandise and licensing company Firebrand Live says its booming business confirms that U.K. festivals continue to offer a strong market for associated products despite the credit crunch. Following analysis of sales in the firs ...

  14. Cream Rises To Ingenious Live Deal

    July 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT U.K.-based media investment and advisory group firm Ingenious has re-upped its long-term relationship with British dance music empire Cream. Through the new agreement, which builds on an association dating back to 2001, the Ingenious Live Venture ...

  15. British Indie Festivals Body Sets Up Camp

    June 19, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Britain's vibrant independent festivals business now has its own a trade association. A new, not-for-profit organization, the Association of Independent Festivals, was unveiled today at the annual general meeting of Britain's independent ...

  16. A Day In The Life To Commemorate The Beatles

    April 23, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Liverpool will host a day of celebrations July 10 in honor of the city's favorite sons, the Beatles. Intended as a 24-hour celebration of the Fab Four, the Beatles Day program will include a number of special events taking place throughout th ...

  17. MTV EMAs Come To Liverpool In 2008

    October 31, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Liverpool, the northern English city which was the birthplace of the Beatles, has been chosen to host the 2008 MTV Europe Music Awards, organizers said today. The 15th annual event will take place at the 10,600-capacity Echo Arena on Nov. 6, 2008. ...

  18. McCartney Gets Back To Liverpool

    October 01, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Sir Paul McCartney is to play a homecoming concert for 35,000 fans in Liverpool as part of the city's program of events for its year as European Capital of Culture. The former Beatle will headline the Liverpool Sound Concert at Liverpool Foot ...

  19. Liverpool Arena Embraces 'Green' Ethos

    March 13, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The new Liverpool Arena and Convention Centre looks set to feature the U.K.'s most environmentally-friendly entertainment venue when it opens in 2008. The publicly-funded venture will be located in the Beatles' native city in northern En ...

  20. The Who, Keane Line-Up For Liverpool Fest

    February 16, 2007 12:00 AM EST British veteran rockers The Who and current hit-makers Keane are the confirmed headliners of a new music event called Knowsley Hall Music Festival in the northern English city of Liverpool. Said to be the first ever two-day festival in the city, t ...

  21. Ryan Adams Breaks Wrist During Concert

    January 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST American singer-songwriter Ryan Adams broke his wrist in a fall from the stage during a gig in Liverpool, his publicist said today (Jan. 23). Adams, 29, plunged from the stage during a concert last ni American singer-songwriter Ryan Adams broke hi ...