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  1. Electric Daisy Carnival Brings $207 Million to Las Vegas' Local Economy

    October 02, 2012 6:24 PM EDT This year's Electronic Daisy Carnival broke records by attracting over 320,000 dance music fans to Las Vegas. How much did that massive influx bring to the local economy? Some $207 million, according to promoter Insomniac. Register today for ...

  2. Electric Daisy Carnival, Insomniac Events Founder Pasquale Rotella on Building 'Adult Disneyland' at EDMBiz

    June 07, 2012 3:48 PM EDT Insomniac Events and Electric Daisy Carnival founder Pasquale Rotella might be getting into the venue business. Speaking on a panel during the inaugural EDMBiz conference, hosted by his own Insomniac the two days before EDC Las Vegas, Rotella said ...

  3. Morning Heds: Grammy Cuts, The End of the Blues, Kanye's G.O.O.D. Album

    December 29, 2011 8:25 AM EST Adele's '21' Aiming for 14th Week at No. 1, LMFAO Headed For First Top 10 Album Billboard.biz Adele's "21," the top selling release of 2011, is poised to make yet another return to No. 1 on the Billboard 200 next week ...

  4. Scott Borchetta of Big Machine on Racecar Driver Dan Wheldon's Death

    October 18, 2011 9:06 AM EDT Many in the sports industry are still in shock from the Sunday death of two-time Indianapolis 500 winner Dan Wheldon at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway. The tragic accident also touched the world of Country Music, as well. The Big Machine Label Group ...

  5. Electric Daisy Carnival Returning to Las Vegas, Sets Dates

    October 07, 2011 8:30 AM EDT Insomniac productions announced today that their annual electronic music festival, the Electric Daisy Carnival, will once again take place in Las Vegas at the Motor Speedway. The dates: June 8, 9 and 10. "After seeing more than 230,000 people ...

  6. Phish to Stage Super Ball IX in Upstate NY

    March 31, 2011 2:19 PM EDT Talk of an upcoming Phish fest for upstate New York has been swimming around the blogs for weeks, and today Phish confirms the band will host Super Ball IX at Watkins Glen International in upstate New York July 1-3. The shows will cap Phish's ...

  7. Love Parade Follow-Up: Why Little Has Changed in German Concert Industry

    March 21, 2011 11:41 AM EDT 's Love Parade: Many German concert promoters believe the industry is sufficiently regulated. (Photo: Getty Images) Very little has changed in Germany's concert industry since the tragic events of July 24, 2010 when 21 people died an ...

  8. GNR To Play Australian V8 Supercar Show

    July 14, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Guns N' Roses are revving up for a one-off concert to celebrate a major motor-race Down Under. Axl Rose's rockers will play the 50,000-plus capacity ANZ Stadium this December to mark the Sydney Telstra 500 race, the finale in the V8 Supe ...

  9. Pink Named Face Of V8 Supercars Australia

    February 11, 2010 12:00 AM EST Pink has been unveiled as the ambassador of motor sport V8 Supercars Australia. As part of the new arrangement, Pink fronts a new nationwide multi-million dollar TV campaign, which features the stars of the sport and sees her singing the hit " ...

  10. F1 Rocks Appoints Global Agent, Promoter

    June 22, 2009 12:00 AM EDT All the Worlds, Universal Music Group International's (UMGI) joint venture company, has appointed John Giddings as global agent and promoter for the new F1 Rocks global live music and TV events. Giddings of the London-based Solo Agency is the ...

  11. Waltrip, Bentley Added To Sound & Speed

    January 08, 2009 12:00 AM EST Three-time NASCAR champion Darrell Waltrip, country star Dierks Bentley and country legends Connie Smith and Charlie Louvin have joined the roster of racing and country music celebrities that will appear at Sprint Sound & Speed Presented by Su ...

  12. Broken Bow Partners With Holeshot

    November 21, 2008 12:00 AM EST Nashville-based independent Broken Bow Records has formed a joint venture with the newly-launched Holeshot Records. The label's first signing is singer/songwriter Krista Marie. A native of western New York state, her first single, "Somet ...

  13. Banda El Recodo Line Up NASCAR Concert

    August 14, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Banda el Recodo will play a show at the Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, Calif. Aug. 31 before NASCAR's Pepsi 500 race. The race and show will be previewed tonight (Aug. 14) at another Southern California venue, the Home Depot Center, where ban ...

  14. Juanes Drives NASCAR Promos

    February 29, 2008 12:00 AM EST NASCAR fans will get to know Juanes beginning this weekend via a recurring promo spot that features the Colombian pop star and his hit single "Me Enamora." The commercial will premiere during Sunday's broadcast of the UAW-Dodge 400 ...

  15. Activision Inks With Live Nation

    March 22, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Santa Monica, Calif.-based videogame publisher Activision Publishing announced today (March 22) that it has signed a multi-year deal with Live Nation, the world's largest promoter and venue operator, to develop and distribute videogames based ...

  16. Chili Peppers To Rock NASCAR Event

    May 09, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Band to put on a mid-race concert May 20. NASCAR is gearing up for a first during its Nextel Cup Series All-Star Challenge May 20: a mid-race concert. For this special event, NASCAR has tapped the Red Hot Chili Peppers, who will play songs from th ...

  17. Rod Stewart: 'Pay Back The $2 Mil'

    September 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT A federal court jury decided Sept. 7 that Harrah's Rio Properties in Las Vegas does not have to reschedule a cancelled Rod Stewart concert. Instead, Stewart Annoyances Ltd. must return the $2 million NEW YORK -- A federal court jury decided S ...

  18. Jury To Rod Stewart: 'Pay Back The $2 Mil'

    September 08, 2005 12:00 AM EDT A federal court jury decided Sept. 7 that Harrah’s Rio Properties in Las Vegas does not have to reschedule a cancelled Rod Stewart concert. Instead, Stewart Annoyances Ltd. must return the $2 millio A federal court jury decided Sept. 7 that Harrah ...

  19. Nashville Gets 'Sound and Speed'

    August 01, 2005 12:00 AM EDT NASCAR drivers, country stars to team. NASCAR drivers and country stars will team up in January for a new festival with the impossibly long name "Nextel Sound and Speed Presented by SunTrust, a Motorsports and Music Celebration." Partici ...

  20. Jam Awarded $90M In CCE Suit

    March 21, 2005 12:00 AM EST CCE found in breach of contract. A Chicago jury awarded $90 million to Jam Productions today (March 21) in a breach of contract/anti-trust suit against Clear Channel Entertainment (CCE) regarding promotion of American Motorcycle Assn. (AMA) events ...

  21. Jam Awarded $90 Mil In CCE Suit

    March 21, 2005 12:00 AM EST CCE found in breach of contract. A Chicago jury awarded $90 million to Jam Productions today (March 21) in a breach of contract/anti-trust suit against Clear Channel Entertainment (CCE) regarding promotion of American Motorcycle Assn. (AMA) events ...

  22. Antitrust Suit Continues Against Clear Channel

    August 31, 2004 12:00 AM EDT A federal judge in Chicago has found sufficient evidence to allow an antitrust suit against Clear Channel Entertainment to proceed to trial. A federal judge in Chicago has found sufficient evidence to allow an antitrust suit against Clear Channel ...