New Jersey

  1. 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 ...

  2. Dave Matthews Band Pledges $1 Million for Hurricane Sandy Relief

    November 14, 2012 10:39 PM EST The Dave Matthews Band, which begins its winter tour on Nov. 30 at the Izod Center in East Rutherford, N.J., has pledged $1 million to regional recovery efforts in the wake of Hurricane Sandy. Hurricane Sandy Relief: Where You Can Donate, Help or ...

  3. Bruce Springsteen, Christina Aguilera & More Lead 'Hurricane Sandy: Coming Together' Benefit Broadcast

    November 02, 2012 9:41 PM EDT Many of the East Coast's biggest stars came together to help bring relief after what's been called the storm of the century on Friday night. How Matt Lauer Helped Book Bon Jovi, Springsteen, Aerosmith For Tonight's Hurricane Sandy T ...

  4. Marc Anthony, Chayanne, Marco Antonio Solis' GIGANTE3S Tops Billboard Hot Tours Chart

    September 17, 2012 7:00 AM EDT The Latin music GIGANT3S Tour scores a No. 1 ranking on this week's lineup of Hot Tours with over $10 million in ticket sales reported from a late-summer trek. The show, which featured the major star power of Marc Anthony, Chayanne and Marco ...

  5. Marc Anthony, Chayanne, Marco Antonio Solis Announce 14-City U.S. Tour

    April 23, 2012 1:49 PM EDT Three of the biggest names in Latin music-salsa singer Marc Anthony, romantic balladeer Marco Antonio Solis and pop vocalist Chayanne-are teaming up for a U.S. tour that will take them to 14 cities, the trio announced during a press conference at ...

  6. Joan Sebastian, Pepe Aguilar, Shaila Durcal Announce 15-city U.S. Tour

    April 20, 2012 3:08 PM EDT Singers Joan Sebastian, Pepe Aguilar and Shaila Durcal, three major artists in Mexican music, are heading to 15 cities as part of a U.S. tour that kicks off June 22 in Washington, D.C., the artists announced during a press conference in Los Angele ...

  7. Whitney Houston's Funeral Cost Her Newark Hometown $187,000

    April 09, 2012 7:00 AM EDT Whitney Houston's funeral cost her hometown of Newark, New Jersey, $187,000 in police overtime, and some residents aren't happy about footing the bill. Local authorities staffed nearly 200 police officers at the New Baptist Church, where ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. Backbeat: Bamboozle 2012 Kick-Off Party: Will Nicki Minaj Join Bon Jovi, Foo Fighters & Skrillex?

    January 24, 2012 7:32 AM EST Although The Bamboozle is still four months away, press and sponsors were given a preview of the New Jersey music festival at the Bamboozle 2012 Kick-Off Party , which was held at New York's Irving Plaza on Wednesday, Jan. 18. The evening was ...

  10. Tiesto, Kraftwerk, Justice, David Guetta To Headline Ultra Fest; Skrillex, Mac Miller Added to Bamboozle

    December 27, 2011 11:51 AM EST The Bamboozle 2012 bolstered its impressive festival lineup Tuesday with the addition of Skrillex as a headliner alongside Bon Jovi and the Foo Fighters, as well as adding Incubus and Mac Miller to the main stage alongside previously announced Bli ...

  11. Kenny Chesney On Verge of Touring Milestone

    July 28, 2011 6:42 AM EDT NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Already secure as country music's king of the road, Kenny Chesney is really flexing his muscle now. Chesney is poised to reach a milestone - and perhaps clear a path - as he readies for an Aug. 13 visit to New Meadowlands S ...

  12. 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 ...

  13. 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 ...

  14. Jon Bon Jovi Injures Leg At New Jersey Concert

    July 12, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Maybe he had "Something For The Pain," but rocker Jon Bon Jovi was able to finish a concert in his home state of New Jersey despite tearing a calf muscle toward the end of the show. Bon Jovi injured himself during the band's 2 1/2-h ...

  15. The Eagles, Dixie Chicks, Keith Urban Plan Summer Run

    March 16, 2010 12:00 AM EDT The Eagles will team up with the Dixie Chicks and Keith Urban for a run of North American stadium shows promoted by Live Nation. The tour begins June 8 in Toronto; while only eight dates are being announced, it is possible that more may be added. ...

  16. Bon Jovi Announces Meadowlands Concerts, World Tour

    October 22, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Bon Jovi, the enduring rock band with a name that's synonymous with its home state of New Jersey, today (Oct. 22) announced a two year 2010-11 world tour at a press conference and concert performance at the Meadowlands Entertainment Complex. ...

  17. Springsteen, Ticketmaster War Escalates

    June 22, 2009 12:00 AM EDT The war of words between Ticketmaster and the Bruce Springsteen camp continues to heat up. In a letter posted on Springsteen's Web site today, Springsteen manager Jon Landau calls to task the Newark Star Ledger and Ticketmaster Chairman Barry ...

  18. Industry Vet Steve Blanck Dies

    April 06, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Dedicated talent agent and devoted Phillies fan, Steve Blanck, died February 10 in Hemet, Calif., at the age of 62. Blanck died while recovering from emergency surgery caused by his long battle with lung disease. Blanck was born in Philadelphia an ...

  19. Stevie Van Zandt Signs With IMG

    December 04, 2008 12:00 AM EST Tiger Woods. Jeff Gordon. Stevie Van Zandt? The guitarist for Bruce Springsteen's E Street Band signed with IMG, home to icons such as Woods and Gordon, for worldwide marketing representation. In addition to performing with Springsteen, Van Z ...

  20. Springsteen Posts Halloween Song

    October 31, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Bruce Springsteen has posted a Halloween song, "A Night With The Jersey Devil," on his official Web site. There is also a video showing Springsteen as the Jersey Devil. "If you grew up in central or south Jersey, you grew up with th ...

  21. Live Nation Secures Asbury Park Deal

    March 11, 2008 12:00 AM EDT As first tipped in Billboard this week, Live Nation has reached a long term agreement to exclusively book Asbury Park's three best known music venues: the 1,600 capacity Paramount Theater, the 3,600 capacity Convention Hall and the legendary ...

  22. Bon Jovi To Headline Charity Concert

    November 29, 2007 12:00 AM EST Bon Jovi fans will have a chance to see the group's frontman perform at a charity concert next month. New Jersey native Jon Bon Jovi will headline "The Hope Concert III" on Dec. 21 at the Count Basie Theatre in Red Bank, the theater ...

  23. Jay-Z Loses Stadium Name Bid

    October 09, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Shawn "Jay-Z" Carter's bid to name The New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority after his clothing company, Rocawear, was declined, reports the Associated Press. Instead, the venue decided to award naming rights to clothing maker ...

  24. Jay-Z To Rename Arena?

    September 26, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Def Jam CEO Jay-Z, who’s also a co-owner of NBA's New Jersey Nets, is making a bid to rename and rebrand the Continental Airlines Arena with his Rocawear Clothing line. The stadium, which is located in East Rutherford, NJ, is currently home t ...

  25. Metropolitan Talent Secures Major Capital Investment

    February 01, 2007 12:00 AM EST Metropolitan Talent received a major capital injection through its new strategic partnership with Plainfield Asset Management LLC of Greenwich, Conn. "We are now in a position with Plainfield to financially compete for any deal that's ou ...

  26. First Opie & Anthony Comedy Tour Dates Set

    June 13, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Stops include Massachusetts, New Jersey. Stops include Massachusetts, New Jersey. News ...

  27. Blockbuster, N.J. Settle Over 'No Late Fees'

    January 10, 2006 12:00 AM EST Blockbuster will pay more than $140,000 to customers and the state of New Jersey in a settlement over its 'No Late Fees' program. Blockbuster will pay more than $140,000 to customers and the “state of New Jersey in a settlement over its ...

  28. Bon Jovi's 'Nice Day' In Euro Charts

    September 29, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Initial shipments exceed 500,000 units. Bon Jovi assumes the No.1 mantle on European Top 100 Albums as "Have A Nice Day" (Island/Universal) ends the Rolling Stones' two-week run at the top with "A Bigger Bang" (Virgin). In ...

  29. Bon Jovi's 'Nice Day' In Euro Charts

    September 29, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Initial shipments exceed 500,000 units. Bon Jovi assumes the No.1 mantle on European Top 100 Albums as "Have A Nice Day" (Island/Universal) ends the Rolling Stones' two-week run at the top with "A Bigger Bang" (Virgin). In ...

  30. Pioneering Sports/Entertainment Executive Dies

    September 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Loris Smith died Sept. 22 at 70. Pioneering sports and entertainment executive Loris Francis Smith died Sept. 22 at 70 in Newton, N.J., from emphysema. Smith had been COO of concessions/facility management firm Ogden Entertainment in New York City ...

  31. HOB Atlantic City Names Buyer

    January 27, 2005 12:00 AM EST N.J. vet Levinstone shifts to new club. Promoter Stan Levinstone, former principle in Concerts East, will be the talent buyer at the new House of Blues in Atlantic City, N.J. As previously reported, the 10th HOB club will be the company's lar ...

  32. HOB Plans Biggest Club For Atlantic City

    January 06, 2005 12:00 AM EST ,200-capacity venue to open at Showboat. House of Blues will open its biggest club to date at Showboat, The Mardi Gras Casino, in Atlantic City, N.J. The club, HOB’s 10th, is scheduled to open Fourth of July weekend. HOB says the venue will have ...

  33. Picture This

    March 29, 2004 12:00 AM EST Razor & Tie partners with Wiley Publishing, the publisher of the "For Dummies" book series, to release a series of instructional DVDs such as "Golf for Dummies." Razor & Tie partners with Wiley Publishing, the publi ...

  34. Razor & Tie To Release 'Dummies' DVDs

    March 16, 2004 12:00 AM EST Razor & Tie is partnering with Wiley, publisher of the "For Dummies" books, to release a series of instructional DVDs. Razor & Tie is partnering with Wiley, publisher of the "For Dummies" books, to release a series ...