Music of New Jersey

  1. Bruce Springsteen Announces New Album, 'High Hopes' Out 1/14/14

    November 25, 2013 7:47 AM EST Bruce Springsteen today announced the release of his 18th studio album 'High Hopes,' which is set for release on Jan. 14 on Columbia Records. The album includes members of the E Street Band as well as guitarist Tom Morello and many addit ...

  2. Five Hot Tours to Watch For in 2013

    December 14, 2012 7:10 AM EST With Madonna's ongoing "MDNA" tour sweeping away all challengers to take the title of Top Tour of 2012, the gauntlet has been laid down for 2013's batch of headliners. Luckily, some of the world's biggest rock, pop and cou ...

  3. Adele, Taylor Swift Nominated for Golden Globes

    December 13, 2012 12:13 PM EST Two of the biggest female artists in music will compete for Best Original Song at the Golden Globes next year, with Adele's Bond track "Skyfall" squaring off against Taylor Swift's "Safe & Sound," from "The H ...

  4. Frank Barsalona, Music Agent Who Revolutionized Concert Business, Dead at 74

    November 25, 2012 8:21 AM EST Frank Barsalona, a pioneering music agent whose Premier Talent agency changed the concert business, died early Thursday after a long battle with Alzheimer's disease, a rep for his family confirmed to Billboard.biz. His passing was first repor ...

  5. Bruce Springsteen, Jon Bon Jovi Join NJ Relief Fund Board For Hurricane Sandy

    November 20, 2012 1:58 PM EST MENDHAM, N.J. (AP) -- Bruce Springsteen and Jon Bon Jovi are among the New Jersey natives joining a special fund created in the wake of Superstorm Sandy. After the Flood: Hurricane Sandy's Impact on the Music Business The musicians will serve ...

  6. Bon Jovi Announce 2013 Tour Dates, Fan-Friendly Ticket Prices

    November 20, 2012 9:00 AM EST Bon Jovi's "Because We Can" tour will hit the road in February with recession-friendly prices. The group's upcoming dates will feature seven price tiers in most markets, including more than 1,000 tickets priced at $19.50 before ...

  7. Bruce Springsteen, Kanye West, The Who, Billy Joel Announced For '12.12.12.' Concert For Sandy Relief

    November 15, 2012 1:03 PM EST Kanye West, Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band, The Who and Billy Joel are among the artists set to perform at the "12.12.12." Concert for Sandy Relief, scheduled for Dec. 12. Paul McCartney, Roger Waters, Alicia Keys and Jon Bon ...

  8. How Matt Lauer Helped Book Bon Jovi, Springsteen, Aerosmith For Tonight's Hurricane Sandy Telethon

    November 02, 2012 2:16 PM EDT Music bookings for tonight's "Hurricane Sandy: Coming Together" telethon , which will benefit the American Red Cross' relief efforts for Hurricane Sandy, include Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band, Bon Jovi, Christina Agui ...

  9. Bruce Springsteen, Bon Jovi, Sting, More to Appear at NBC's Hurricane Sandy Benefit

    November 01, 2012 8:29 AM EDT NBC is doing a benefit concert for victims of Hurricane Sandy featuring some artists native to the areas hardest hit. Bruce Springsteen and Jon Bon Jovi of New Jersey and Billy Joel of Long Island are scheduled to appear at the hour-long concert F ...

  10. Bon Jovi Announce 'Because We Can' Tour

    October 25, 2012 10:36 AM EDT Bon Jovi will embark on a world tour of stadiums and arenas next year with the "Because We Can" tour, set to begin with a Canadian leg Feb. 13 in Montreal. The first dates announced include Toronto, Edmonton, Ottawa, Calgary and Winnipeg ...

  11. Bon Jovi Announce 'Because We Can' Tour

    October 25, 2012 10:36 AM EDT Bon Jovi will embark on a world tour of stadiums and arenas next year with the "Because We Can" tour, set to begin with a Canadian leg Feb. 13 in Montreal. The first dates announced include Toronto, Edmonton, Ottawa, Calgary and Winnipeg ...

  12. Bruce Springsteen Reaches Philadelphia Landmark With Upcoming 'Wrecking Ball' Shows

    August 17, 2012 10:46 AM EDT It's no secret that Bruce is big in Philly, but when Springsteen and his E Street Band return the market for a Labor Day weekend stadium double of the Wrecking Ball tour Sept. 2 and 3 at Citizens Bank Park, they will set a remarkable mileston ...

  13. Bruce Springsteen, Paul McCartney's London Set Cut Short, Little Steven Slams Authorities

    July 16, 2012 8:22 AM EDT Concert organizers pulled the plug on rock stars Bruce Springsteen and Paul McCartney Saturday night (July 14) after the pair defied the sound curfew at London's Hyde Park, silencing their microphones at the tail end of the show. Springsteen ...

  14. Bruce Springsteen Plays Incendiary SXSW Show With Tom Morello, Jimmy Cliff, Arcade Fire

    March 16, 2012 11:01 AM EDT Bruce Springsteen played an epic 2-hour and 50-minutee set at Austin's ACL Live at Moody Theater (Photo: Getty Images) Bruce Springsteen came to South By Southwest to make a speech. He wound up making history - at least by the standards of hi ...

  15. Clarence Clemons' Nephew Jake to Play Sax on Springsteen Tour

    February 10, 2012 7:56 AM EST NEW YORK (AP) - It takes two men to replace The Big Man. Bruce Springsteen announced Thursday that two musicians - Jersey Shore sidekick Eddie Manion and Clarence Clemons' nephew Jake - will "share the saxophone role" during the E S ...

  16. Bruce Springsteen Playing Exclusive Apollo Concert for SiriusXM Subscribers

    February 02, 2012 5:55 AM EST SiriusXM is marking the 10th anniversary of satellite radio with some notes from the Boss. Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band will play a concert at the Apollo Theater in Harlem exclusively for subscribers that will air on SiriusXM's E S ...

  17. Billboard Power 100 - Jon Bon Jovi

    January 26, 2012 8:05 PM EST No. 50 Jon Bon Jovi Frontman Bon Jovi Twitter: @BonJovi Rock & Roll CEO... Jon Bon Jovi's frontman duties extend well beyond the demands of writing songs, singing powerfully and channeling charisma. Not only does Bon Jovi lead onstage, bu ...

  18. Bruce Springsteen and E Street Band 'Wrecking Ball' U.S. Tour Dates Announced

    January 24, 2012 10:00 AM EST Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band launch the first US leg of the 2012 'Wrecking Ball' World Tour on March 18 in Atlanta, the singer announced today. Springsteen's 17th studio album, "Wrecking Ball," will be released ...

  19. Bruce Springsteen to Be Keynote Speaker at South by Southwest 2012

    December 01, 2011 11:24 AM EST The South By Southwest Music and Media Conference and Festival announced this morning that Bruce Springsteen will be keynote speaker for next year's event. The keynote will take place on Thursday, March 15, 2012 at the Convention Center in Au ...

  20. Bruce Springsteen Announces New Album, Tour for 2012

    November 21, 2011 8:09 AM EST Speculation about the future of Bruce Springsteen and his E Street Band in the wake of the death of beloved sax player Clarence Clemon s was addressed on brucespringsteen.net last night: According to a brief post there will be both a new album and ...

  21. Lady Gaga Donates $13,000 to Charity in Little Kids Rock Event

    October 21, 2011 6:22 PM EDT At Thursday night's Little Kids Rock benefit at New York's Edison Ballroom, surprise guest Lady Gaga paid tribute to collaborator and friend Clarence Clemons and accepted the Big Man of the Year award for her contributions to music educa ...

  22. Backbeat: E Street Band's Steven Van Zandt, Wife Maureen Visit Little Kids Rock Program in the Bronx

    September 28, 2011 8:15 AM EDT Steven and Maureen Van Zandt with the Little Kids Rock group. (Photo by Andy Davis) Steven Van Zandt of Bruce Springsteen's E Street Band and wife Maureen visited Bronx, N.Y. last week for a Little Kids Rock program at I.S. 162 Lola Rodriguez ...

  23. Bruce Springsteen and the E-Street Band Deciding Future Without Clarence Clemons

    September 23, 2011 8:05 AM EDT NEW YORK (AP) - Steve Van Zandt says Bruce Springsteen and the E-Street Band will get together over the next couple of weeks to discuss how the band will proceed without Clarence Clemons. The saxophonist died in June following complications from a ...

  24. Bruce Springsteen Performs at Clarence Clemons Tribute in Asbury Park

    July 18, 2011 7:19 AM EDT ASBURY PARK, N.J. (AP) -- Bruce Springsteen returned to his musical roots to remember a friend. Springsteen performed a 45-minute set during a "Tribute to the Late, Great Clarence Clemons" at Asbury Park's Wonder Bar Sunday night. C ...

  25. Bruce Springsteen Eulogizes Sax Man Clarence Clemons at Funeral

    June 21, 2011 9:30 PM EDT PALM BEACH, Fla. - Bruce Springsteen eloquently eulogized his friend of more than four decades and E Street Band saxophonist Clarence Clemons Tuesday at a private funeral at a small Florida church. The roughly two-hour service for the 69-year-old ...

  26. Clarence Clemons Fans Gather To Pay Tribute at Asbury Park's Stone Pony

    June 20, 2011 8:06 AM EDT ASBURY PARK, N.J. - Scores of fans gathered Sunday at a legendary rock club to mourn the death and celebrate the life and music of saxophonist Clarence Clemons. The Stone Pony in Asbury Park was the place where Clemons, Bruce Springsteen and other ...

  27. Bruce Springsteen's Statement on Clarence Clemons Passing: 'Loss is Immeasurable'

    June 18, 2011 10:02 PM EDT Clarence "The Big Man" Clemons (left) with Bruce Springsteen who played together for nearly 40 years. (Photo: Getty) Via Jon Landau: It is with overwhelming sadness that we inform our friends and fans that at 7:00 tonight Saturday, June ...

  28. Bruce Springsteen: Clarence Clemons' Stroke is 'Serious'

    June 14, 2011 5:02 PM EDT NEW YORK - Bruce Springsteen says band mate Clarence Clemons' stroke was serious and he's going to need a lot of help to get back to his former self. The Boss commented Tuesday on his longtime friend and E Street Band member on his websi ...

  29. Bon Iver Album Accidentally Leaked by iTunes: Report

    May 20, 2011 6:12 PM EDT According to a report in Rolling Stone , the new album from Bon Iver, this week's Billboard cover star , was accidentally leaked by iTunes when the service put the album's first single on sale earlier this week. The album's official ...

  30. Richie Sambora to Leave Bon Jovi Tour for Rehab

    April 29, 2011 7:15 AM EDT Who wants to play guitar in Bon Jovi? The rock band said on Thursday its upcoming tour of North America and Europe would proceed even though guitarist Richie Sambora has entered rehab for a drinking problem. A spokeswoman declined to say who would ...

  31. GroupMe Launches Brand Engagement Effort With Bon Jovi, Bonnaroo

    March 28, 2011 11:05 AM EDT GroupMe , the group messaging and conference calling service riding a wave of buzz after the South by Southwest festivcal, today unveiled a brand-engagement initiative with such names as Bon Jovi and the Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival. GroupMe ...

  32. Bon Jovi Tour Juggernaut Continues, Gross $30 Million So Far In 2011

    March 22, 2011 2:29 PM EDT Bon Jovi continues packing houses more than a year into the biggest tour of the band's nearly 30-year career, having grossed close to $30 million and sold more than a quarter million tickets since resuming the trek Feb. 9, according to 15 sho ...

  33. Jon Bon Jovi And Jack White: Are They Really That Different, When It Comes To Loving Vinyl And Hating Steve Jobs?

    March 15, 2011 1:58 PM EDT Jon Bon Jovi has drawn the ire of technologists, the tech media and Apple customers around the world -- all for giving a nostalgic opinion in an. Really, can't we all get along? Digital music is great for music fans and consumers: There' ...

  34. Davis Entertainment Group and Good Fight Entertainment Merge

    January 10, 2011 12:00 AM EST Music management company Davis Entertainment Group has formed a strategic partnership with Good Fight Entertainment, a music and sports management outfit, it was announced today. Under the terms of the agreement Davis will fold into Good Fight. Th ...

  35. Bon Jovi Announce U.K. Outdoor Shows

    October 27, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Bon Jovi have announced that they will play three massive outdoor shows in the U.K. next summer. The veteran rock band will play Edinburgh's Murrayfield stadium June 22, Manchester Old Trafford Cricket Ground June 24 and the "Hard Rock C ...

  36. Conan O'Brien Announces New Show Band

    October 19, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Conan O'Brien's musical sidekick on his upcoming TBS show will be called The Basic Cable Band, and it will be made up of familiar faces for Conan fans. With Max Weinberg out of the picture, Jimmy Vivino will become band leader for the No ...

  37. Bon Jovi To Receive Prize At MTV Europe Awards

    October 19, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Bon Jovi will receive a Global Icon prize at next month's MTV Europe Music Awards in Madrid, the music channel said. Bruce Gillmer, executive VP of music and talent at MTV Networks International called Bon Jovi "one of the most beloved a ...

  38. Bon Jovi Heads To European, U.S. Cinemas

    October 15, 2010 12:00 AM EDT The concert film "Bon Jovi - The Circle Tour" will be screened at cinemas across Europe and the U.S. next month. Omniverse Vision and AEG Network Live will present the film in Europe. It is comprised of footage from the band's four- ...

  39. Ex-'Jersey Boys' Countersue Valli Over Rival Tour

    July 20, 2010 12:00 AM EDT With more than $1 billion in ticket sales, the Broadway musical "Jersey Boys" has spawned many recent attempts to transform pop music to the stage. But here's a good legal question: Can former cast members publicly perform covers of ...

  40. Bon Jovi Kicks Off O2 Residency

    June 08, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Bon Jovi has launched its London O2 Arena residency - returning to the venue they officially launched three years ago. Rob Hallett, AEG Live president of international touring , is predicting that tickets sales for the band's current tour wil ...

  41. Bon Jovi To Stream Dallas Show

    April 08, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Bon Jovi will stream part of its Dallas show this weekend at the band's official Web site. The sold-out April 11 Texas show at the American Airlines Center will begin at 8pm ET. The Webcast will be powered by Ustream and fans will get to see ...

  42. Bon Jovi To Play O2 Arena Residency

    October 22, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Bon Jovi has signed up to a summer residency at London's O2 Arena venue starting next June. The run of shows is part of the band's Circle Tour, named after their new set, out via Mercury on Nov. 2 in the U.K. The actual dates at the O2 A ...

  43. Bon Jovi Teams Up With NBC

    October 16, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Bon Jovi has a new album and a new gig -- artist in residence with U.S. television network NBC, its affiliated cable TV networks, and all its news, information and digital brands. In a deal unveiled by NBC Universal, the veteran rock band will per ...

  44. Bruce Springsteen To Play Entire Albums During NY Concert Run

    September 29, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band will perform an entire album from their back catalogue each night of the 5-night run at Giants Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J. in October. "Born To Run" and "Born in the USA" which each ...

  45. Bon Jovi Documentary Set For Showtime

    September 25, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Showtime has acquired "When We Were Beautiful," a documentary about rock band Bon Jovi. It will premiere Oct. 24. Directed by filmmaker and photographer Phil Griffin and produced by @radical.media, the documentary was filmed on the road ...

  46. Bruce Springsteen, E Street Band Suit Up For Bonnaroo

    June 08, 2009 12:00 AM EDT It seems surprising to some fans, but Little Steven Van Zandt says Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band are as well-suited to play massive festival dates as anyone else. "I love that fact that we're playing to, I don't know, prob ...

  47. Bon Jovi Helps Boost Jazzfest Attendance

    May 08, 2009 12:00 AM EDT The New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival drew more than 400,000 this year, up from the approximately 375,000 reported last year, according to festival producers. The event’s final Saturday (May 2) drew a crowd of 90,000. Jazzfest was held April ...

  48. Springsteen To Rock London's Hyde Park

    February 10, 2009 12:00 AM EST Bruce Springsteen will make his U.K. festival debut at this year's Hard Rock Calling event, held June 27 to 28 in London's Hyde Park, according to organizers. Announced as the June 28 headliner with his E Street Band, Springsteen will he ...

  49. Bon Jovi Added To Jazz Fest Lineup

    February 06, 2009 12:00 AM EST Bon Jovi has been added to the lineup of the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, which celebrates its 40th anniversary this spring. The rock act will make its first appearance at the festival on May 2. Bon Jovi joins previously announced per ...

  50. Springsteen Rocks Super Bowl With Classic Hits

    February 01, 2009 12:00 AM EST Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band made the most of their 12 minutes during the Super Bowl XLIII halftime show tonight (Feb. 1) in Tampa, Fla., rocking through the classics "10th Avenue Freeze Out," "Born To Run," "Gl ...

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