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  1. Grateful Dead’s Long Strange Trip and Lasting Music Biz Legacy with Skrillex, Warren Haynes, Rock Scully, More

    November 22, 2013 10:00 AM EST “[Skrillex] was a little nervous earlier that this would be a Grateful Dead quiz,” joked Paradigm Agency’s Jonathan Levine, the moderator of the Billboard Touring Conference’s keynote case study “The Golden Road: Lessons Learned From the Dead.& ...

  2. John McBride, Clarence Spalding, Ryman And Paradigm Execs, More Honored At IEBA/CMA Touring Awards

    October 10, 2012 12:14 PM EDT Martina McBride accepted the CMA's SRO Award for Front of House Engineer for her husband, John McBride, who was in the studio and unable to attend the awards. At left are awards presenters Kix Brooks, left, and CMA CEO Steve Moore. (Photo: Ri ...

  3. Backbeat: Brandi Carlile Previews New Songs @ L.A.'s Largo At The Coronet Theater

    December 15, 2011 8:00 AM EST Nearing the end of a two-month solo tour, Brandi Carlile delivered a special evening for industry and licensing at the Largo at the Coronet Theater in Los Angeles on Dec. 12. Carlile, who generally tours with the twin brothers Phil and Tim Hansero ...

  4. Agency Heavyweights Set For Touring Conference Roundtable

    October 12, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Some of the most influential booking agents in the concert business will be on-hand at the 7th annual Billboard Touring Conference, set for Nov. 3-4 in New York, for the just announced keynote roundtable. Moderated by Billboard’s Ray Waddell, 2010 ...

  5. @Billboard Country Summit: Country Touring As Good As Ever

    June 08, 2010 12:00 AM EDT For exclusive video interviews with artists and top execs at the Billboard Country Music Summit, click here . For full coverage of the BCMS, click here . If you left early during the "Country Road" touring panel on the first day of the B ...

  6. Lawrence Arabia Win Inaugural Taite Music Prize

    April 01, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Alternative folk band Lawrence Arabia has been crowned the first winner of the Taite Music Prize, New Zealand’s equivalent of the annual U.K. Mercury Prize. The artist’s second album "Chant Darling" (Honorary Bedouin) was named the best ...

  7. NMS Closes With Touring, Merch Best Practices

    July 22, 2009 12:00 AM EDT It's not often that a panelist ends his presentation by throwing blueberry muffins out into the crowd - or that he advises musical artists in attendance to do the same at their shows. But that is exactly what Martin Atkins, author of "To ...

  8. Touring Panel: Developing New Acts Vital To Biz

    November 19, 2008 12:00 AM EST At a time when album sales continue to plunge and artists turn to touring as their primary source of income, the development of newer acts is crucial to the future of the music business, according to the "Who Do You Love?" panel at the 5 ...