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  1. Exclusive: Tiesto on New LP, 'Brilliant' New Manager Coran Capshaw

    February 12, 2013 2:38 PM EST "I like to do big things,” Tiësto said today from his hotel room in Brazil. “And if you want to do big things, you need big players around you who can help you with that." Under new manager Coran Capshaw of Red Light -- No. 2 on Billb ...

  2. New Year's Eve Concert Guide: From Jay-Z/Coldplay to Skrillex; Nicki Minaj to Willie Nelson, and More

    December 28, 2012 3:00 PM EST Jay-Z (left) with Coldplay's Chris Martin play Brooklyn's Barclays Center on New Year's Eve. (Getty) Across the country -- from Coldplay and Jay-Z in Brooklyn and Nicki MInaj in Vegas to Skrillex in Detroit and Willie Nelson in Aust ...

  3. Back In Black: Billboard Touring Conference & Awards Celebrate Live Music's Comeback

    November 07, 2012 7:04 AM EST The artice below on this year's Billboard Touring Conference and Awards is from a Special Feature in the new issue of Billboard on the conference and the state of touring. You can buy this issue -- which also features a cover story on Alicia ...

  4. Chris Robinson's Fresh Jams

    September 07, 2012 8:00 AM EDT Black Crowes frontman marches on with Chris Robinson Brotherhood. In 2011, Chris Robinson Brotherhood played 118 shows before ever releasing an album, which meant concert-goers only knew one thing when they bought tickets: This was the new band of ...

  5. Backbeat: Capitol Theatre Debuts With Sold-Out Bob Dylan Concert After Lavish Restoration

    September 05, 2012 3:32 PM EDT The renovated Capitol Theatre in Port Chester, New York on opening night. (Photo: Jem Aswad) One of the more welcome developments in the concert industry over the past several years has been the revival of many classic theaters, ranging from the U ...

  6. Exclusive: (RED), Red Hot Teaming For '(RED) Hot + Fela' Compilation

    May 31, 2012 5:00 PM EDT (RED) and the Red Hot Organization are teaming up for the first time on (RED) Hot + Fela , a tribute compilation to Fela Kuti tentatively due this fall, a follow-up to 2002's Red Hot + Riot . The first single, a cover of Kuti's "Lad ...

  7. How Ten New or Renovated Venues Are Reshaping The Nation's Touring Circuit

    February 22, 2012 2:48 PM EST A rendering of the Barclay's Center slated to open this September in Brooklyn. From Brooklyn to Kansas City, Mo., and points beyond, a wide range of new buildings and freshly renovated veteran facilities are making news and offering new oppor ...

  8. Dance Music's Most Influential Executives

    February 03, 2012 4:45 PM EST It's no secret that dance music is bigger than its ever been - as the seven Grammy nominations for this week's Billboard cover stars , Skrillex, A-Trak and Diplo demonstrate. Here's a look at nine of the biggest executives in the ga ...

  9. Billboard Power 100: Chip Hooper

    January 27, 2012 12:14 AM EST No. 43 Chip Hooper Worldwide Head of Music Paradigm Talent & Literary Agency Quiet Storm... When Paradigm Talent & Literary Agency chairman Sam Gores jumped into the music business with both feet in 2005, he started with Monterey Peninsula ...

  10. Phish, Elton John Lead Hot Tours With Biggest Box Office Numbers

    January 23, 2012 2:00 PM EST Legendary jam band Phish tops Hot Tours with ticket sales totals reported from its traditional year ending run of concerts at the partially refurbished Madison Square Garden in New York City. The band played the arena to close out 2011 with sellou ...

  11. AM Only, Paradigm Join Forces

    January 12, 2012 12:15 PM EST Paradigm Talent has formed a joint venture with leading electronica/dance booking agency AM Only in a deal that makes Paradigm an immediate player in the electronic space and moves AM Only-and the genre-even deeper into mainstream touring marketpl ...

  12. Billboard Touring Conference & Awards 2011 Hub

    November 14, 2011 1:33 AM EST November 11, 2011 | Video Perry Farrell Talks Art, Commerce, Lollapalooza; Compares Himself With Axl Rose @ BB Touring Conf (Video) Shortly after Perry Farrell's Keynote Q&A with Billboard's Bill Werde at our Touring Conference on Th ...

  13. Backbeat: Phish's Trey Anastasio, Jason Aldean, Neal Schon & Michaele Salahi Rock Billboard's 2011 Touring Awards

    November 11, 2011 10:00 AM EST Left to Right: Michaele Salahi, Journey's Neal Schon, Phish's Trey Anastasio, Jason Aldean and Billboard's Ray Waddell (Photo: Michael Seto) After two days of heady panel discussions at the Billboard Touring Conference on such topic ...

  14. Red Light's Coran Capshaw to Receive Humanitarian Award at Billboard Touring Awards

    November 01, 2011 1:30 PM EDT Red Light Management founder Coran Capshaw will be the first artist manager to ever receive the Humanitarian Award when he is recognized for his good works at the Billboard Touring Awards , set for Nov. 10 at the Roosevelt Hotel in New York. Previ ...

  15. Phish Planning Aid Concert for Home State of Vermont

    September 07, 2011 11:45 AM EDT ESSEX JUNCTION, Vt. (AP) - The jam band Phish is returning to its home state of Vermont to help the victims of Tropical Storm Irene with a benefit concert. Phish will play on Sept. 14 at the Champlain Valley Exposition in Essex Junction, its first ...

  16. Author Dean Budnick Talks 'Ticket Masters: The Rise of the Concert Industry'

    May 18, 2011 12:49 PM EDT Author Dean Budnick Talks 'Ticket Masters: The Rise of the Concert Industry' The blurb on the back cover pretty much says it all: "Reading this book won't make you any happier about spending four hundred bucks to go to a rock s ...

  17. Outside Lands Lineup Announced: Muse, Arcade Fire, Phish, Black Keys, Many More

    April 11, 2011 3:56 PM EDT Arcade Fire, Muse, Phish, the Black Keys, MGMT, the Decemberists, Erykah Badu the Warren Haynes band and many more artists will perform at the fourth annual Outside Lands Music & Arts Festival. The festival will once again take place in San Fr ...

  18. 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 ...

  19. Dave Matthews Band's Caravan Festival: Details Announced

    March 09, 2011 9:47 AM EST As reported on Billboard.biz last month , Dave Matthews Band will stage four regional destination festivals this summer under the Dave Matthews Band Caravan banner, the first of which is set for June 24-26 at Bader Field, former site of the Atlant ...

  20. Web Trends: Amazing Mexican Axl Rose Impression, Cults' Video For 'Go Outside,' Phish Announce Summer Tour

    February 22, 2011 3:30 PM EST Google Trends: 2. Phish The acclaimed rock 'n' roll band has announced their highly-anticipated summer tour through their website. The band will play 18 dates between May 27 and June 19. Ticket details are also available through the band ...

  21. Bowersox Bonnaroo Bound?

    December 20, 2010 12:00 AM EST We knew from the moment Crystal Bowersox hit our TV screens last January that she wasn't your typical American Idol contestant. With an acoustic guitar -- signed by one of her heroes, Melissa Etheridge -- slung over her shoulder like an old b ...

  22. 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 ...

  23. Web Trends: Austin City Limits, Justin Bieber, Avenged Sevenfold and More

    May 18, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Music terms on Google Trends (as of 4pm) 17. Austin City Limits 2010 The 2010 Austin City Limits line-up has been unveiled and will feature performances from The Eagles, Muse, Phish, the Strokes and M.I.A. and others. Youtube Music Most Viewed Tod ...

  24. Web Trends: ACL, The Eagles, Muse, Phish, the Strokes, M.I.A. and More

    May 18, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Music terms on Google Trends (as of 12pm) 4. ACL 2010 Lineup 5. Austin City Limits 2010 The 2010 Austin City Limits line-up has been unveiled and will feature performances from The Eagles, Muse, Phish, the Strokes and M.I.A. and others. Youtube Mu ...

  25. ABBA, Hollies, Genesis, Iggy Pop Enter Rock Hall

    March 16, 2010 12:00 AM EDT An English band steeped in harmony, a reggae pioneer, progressive rockers who thrived despite a defection, four Swedes who combined their nation's traditions with their rock heroes and a man who prowled a ballroom floor singing "I Wanna ...

  26. Faith Hill Signs With Red Light

    January 07, 2010 12:00 AM EST Faith Hill has signed with Red Light Management, joining her husband Tim McGraw at the Charlottesville, Va., based management company founded by Coran Capshaw (Dave Matthews Band, Phish). Red Light president Will Botwin will join Capshaw in overse ...

  27. Phish Sets Dates, Location For West Coast Festival

    July 24, 2009 12:00 AM EDT As expected, jam band Phish will hold its eight festival at the Empire Polo Club in Indio, Calif., from Oct. 30 through Nov. 1. The event, dubbed Festival 8, will be the band’s first three-day festival on the West Coast. Over the course of three d ...

  28. Live Nation To Rollout 'No Service Fee' Promotion

    June 01, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Live Nation will eliminate service fees on more than five million lawn tickets and hundreds of concerts for its amphitheaters in a one-day promotion June 3. The 24-hour sales event is being billed as the biggest ticket promotion ever, which would ...

  29. Front Line's Dale Morris Deal Highlights Draw Of Country Artists

    May 22, 2009 12:00 AM EDT There was an almost audible gasp on Music Row when Ticketmaster Entertainment revealed that its Front Line management division had acquired Morris Management Group of Nashville. Long known as a fiercely independent industry maverick, Dale Morris h ...

  30. Tim McGraw Signs With Red Light For Management

    April 29, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Coran Capshaw has signed country star Tim McGraw to his Red Light Management artist roster. McGraw will be joining Dave Matthews Band and Phish as Capshaw's primary focus. The Curb recording artist had been managed by Scott Siman at Nashville ...

  31. Paradigm Expands Christian Footprint With Third Coast Deal

    April 22, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Paradigm has acquired Christian music booking agency Third Coast Artists Agency, and will incorporate it into the firm's Nashville office. Third Coast president Mike Snider will bring his entire team and roster into the Paradigm Nashville fol ...

  32. Live Nation, Comcast Sign Naming Deal For Hartford Shed

    April 15, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Live Nation and Comcast have entered into a seven-year agreement that gives the latter naming rights to the former New England Dodge Music Center in Hartford, Conn. The 25,000-capacity amphitheater will be renamed the Comcast Theatre, effective im ...

  33. Springsteen, Phish, Beasties, NIN Set For Bonnaroo

    February 03, 2009 12:00 AM EST Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band, Phish, the Beastie Boys, Nine Inch Nails, David Byrne, Wilco, Al Green, Snoop Dogg and Elvis Costello lead the lineup for the 2009 Bonnaroo festival, to be held June 11-14 in Manchester, Tenn. Bonnaroo will ...

  34. Phish Reuniting For 2009 Shows

    October 01, 2008 12:00 AM EDT After splitting in 2004, Phish is regrouping next March for a three-night run at the Hampton Coliseum in Hampton, Va. The March 6-8 shows will be the famed jam band's first since its blowout farewell gigs in Coventry, Vt., more than four year ...

  35. DMB, Panic, Mayer, Snoop Set For New Festival

    February 13, 2008 12:00 AM EST Dave Matthews Band, Widespread Panic, John Mayer and Snoop Dogg are among the top acts set for Rothbury, a new festival being launched by Madison House Presents and AEG Live. The event will be held July 3-6 in Rothbury, Michigan, about three hours ...

  36. Phish Goes Mobile

    April 23, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Hippie fav jam-band Phish has given 9 Squared the exclusive rights to distribute its ringtones and ringback tones through its MosterMob service. As part of the deal, Phish content is available on Verizon Wireless' network though a deal betwee ...

  37. 6 QUESTIONS WITH TREY ANASTASIO

    August 28, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Former Phish guitarist Trey Anastasio signed a high-profile deal with Columbia in August 2005, the first fruit of which was the Brendan O'Brien-produced solo album "Shine," which has sold just 62,000 Former Phish guitarist Trey Anas ...

  38. Columbia Inks Anastasio

    August 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Former Phish guitarist's CD expected in November. Former Phish guitarist's CD expected in November. News ...

  39. Columbia Inks Anastasio

    August 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Former Phish guitarist's CD expected in November. Columbia has signed former Phish guitarist Trey Anastasio, who has spent his entire career on Elektra. The artist's label debut, "Shine," will be released Nov. 1 as a DualDisc. ...

  40. Harper Regroups For Intimate Tour

    June 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT First stop is July 12 in Vancouver. As the cancellation of the ill-fated Zooma tour left him without summer plans, singer/songwriter Ben Harper has slated a 16-date North American small venue tour to kick off July 12 in Vancouver and close Aug. 1 ...

  41. Updated: Organizers Pull Plug On Zooma Tour

    May 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Sales were badly underperforming in some markets. The inaugural Zooma tour , which was to be headlined by Trey Anastasio and Ben Harper, has been canceled. Zooma was scheduled to run from June 13 to July 31 and feature a high-profile cast of suppo ...

  42. Phish Management Firm Winding Down

    November 30, 2004 12:00 AM EST Longtime Phish manager John Paluska is to dismantle the band's Burlington, Vt.-based management company, Dionysian Productions. Longtime Phish manager John Paluska is to dismantle the band's Burlington, Vt.-based management company, Dion ...

  43. On-Site Live Discs To Debut Down Under

    July 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Sydney-based Smash Touring is to become the first Australian touring company to offer authorized bootlegs of concerts. Sydney-based Smash Touring is to become the first Australian touring company to offer authorized bootlegs of concerts. A trial o ...

  44. On-Site Live Discs To Debut Down Under

    July 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Sydney-based Smash Touring is to become the first Australian touring company to offer authorized bootlegs of concerts. Sydney-based Smash Touring is to become the first Australian touring company to offer authorized bootlegs of concerts. A trial o ...

  45. Beasties Take '5 Boroughs' To The Top

    June 23, 2004 12:00 AM EDT After six years away, the Beastie Boys return this week to the No. 1 position on The Billboard 200 with "To the 5 Boroughs." Their latest Capitol set opened with sales of 360,000 copies in the United After six years away, the Beastie Boy ...

  46. Beasties Take '5 Boroughs' To The Top

    June 23, 2004 12:00 AM EDT After six years away, the Beastie Boys return this week to the No. 1 position on The Billboard 200 with "To the 5 Boroughs." Their latest Capitol set opened with sales of 360,000 copies in the United After six years away, the Beastie Boy ...

  47. Bonnaroo Scores High Gross, Attendance

    June 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The third annual Bonnaroo, held June 11-13 in Manchester, Tenn., recorded the festival's best numbers yet for gross and attendance, but the death of two festival-goers cast a pall on the event's stron The third annual Bonnaroo, held June ...

  48. Phish To Split Following Summer Tour

    May 25, 2004 12:00 AM EDT In a surprising move, Vermont-based jam band Phish plans to split following the conclusion of its <A HREF="http://www.billboard.com/bb/daily/article_display.jsp?vnu_content_id=1000513015">summer tour< In a surprising move, Vermo ...

  49. Phish To Split Following Summer Tour

    May 25, 2004 12:00 AM EDT In a surprising move, Vermont-based jam band Phish plans to split following the conclusion of its <A HREF="http://www.billboard.com/bb/daily/article_display.jsp?vnu_content_id=1000513015">summer tour< In a surprising move, Vermo ...

  50. Metallica Launches Live Download Site

    March 02, 2004 12:00 AM EST Following in the footsteps of bands such as Pearl Jam and Phish, Metallica will begin offering unedited soundboard recordings of shows from its upcoming North American tour for sale via the Internet. Following in the footsteps of bands such as Pea ...

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