Rotterdam

  1. Arcade Fire, Justin Bieber Win at Canada's Junos, But Not Drake

    March 28, 2011 7:45 AM EDT As expected after their Grammy win and banner year, Arcade Fire took home the most Juno Awards in Toronto over the weekend, in part of a 40th anniversary celebration of the Canadian awards show that included Shania Twain, Neil Young and many other ...

  2. Buma Rotterdam Beats Launches

    November 29, 2010 12:00 AM EST The inaugural urban music festival and conference Buma Rotterdam Beats attracted 500 professionals from record labels, touring agencies, management and publishing. The Nov. 26-27 event was organized by Rotterdam's youth culture development pr ...

  3. North Sea Jazz Fest Heads To Curacao

    April 30, 2010 12:00 AM EDT The North Sea Jazz festival in Holland is expanding. A new edition of the long-running jazz and blues festival is to launch in Curaçao, off the Venezuelan coast, on September 3-4. Curaçao is one the islands that is part of the Netherlands Antilles ...

  4. Holland's Avalon Launches 'Luxury' Entertainment Retailer

    March 26, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Avalon Holdings, owner of the second largest Dutch chain of entertainment shops Music Store and digital platform Digital Media Power, will introduce a new retail formula in April. The new retailer has been dubbed 'Must,' which derives fr ...

  5. EAA Names New Board

    May 19, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The European Arenas Association has voted-in a new board. Jos van der Vegt, managing director of the Ahoy venue in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, continues as president of the trade body. Vice presidents elected during the association's May 15 m ...

  6. Diamond Set For North American Summer Tour

    April 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Neil Diamond will begin a 37-city North American tour, promoted nationally by AEG Live, on July 19 in St. Paul, Minn. Tickets go on sale in some markets beginning April 28, preceded by an American Express presale. Last Tuesday, Diamond announced h ...

  7. Festival Network Unveils 2008 Schedule

    April 11, 2008 12:00 AM EDT With new festivals in Whistler, British Columbia; Jackson Hole, Wyo.; Monte Carlo, Monaco; and San Francisco, Festival Network has officially announced its 2008 season schedule (see full list below). Lineups for most of the jazz/folk-themed festiv ...

  8. Ingenious Backs UB40 Album

    July 04, 2007 12:00 AM EDT U.K. venture-capital firm Ingenious will invest £1 million ($2 million) through its two Music VCT funds to finance the new album by veteran British reggae band UB40. Ingenious will work in a joint-venture deal with the act's own independent l ...

  9. Belgian Biz Welcomes Lotto Arena

    March 13, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The Belgian market has a new mid-size entertainment venue. Antwerp's Lotto Arena, which opened alongside the Sportpaleis venue on Saturday, is the result of a unique public/private partnership between the City of Antwerp and the Sportpaleis N ...

  10. EU, China Boost Anti-Piracy Efforts

    September 21, 2006 12:00 AM EDT New pilot program launched to monitor sea ports. The European Union and China have revealed plans to introduce "smart and safe" trade lanes on the seas in a bid to counter rampant piracy, including the shipment of illegal CDs and music D ...

  11. Dutch Raids Strike Bollywood Pirates

    March 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST A series of raids in the Netherlands has netted more than 140,000 pirated Bollywood CDs and DVDs. LONDON -- A series of raids in the Netherlands has netted more than 140,000 pirated Bollywood CDs and DVDs. The illicit consignment of popular Indian ...

  12. Dutch Raids Strike Bollywood Pirates

    March 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST A series of raids in the Netherlands has netted more than 140,000 pirated Bollywood CDs and DVDs. A series of raids in the Netherlands has netted more than 140,000 pirated Bollywood CDs and DVDs. The illicit consignment of popular Indian music and ...

  13. Dutch Raids Strike Bollywood Pirates

    March 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST A series of raids in the Netherlands has netted more than 140,000 pirated Bollywood CDs and DVDs. A series of raids in the Netherlands has netted more than 140,000 pirated Bollywood CDs and DVDs. The illicit consignment of popular Indian music and ...

  14. 'Anastacia' Climbs Back To Euro Chart Summit

    September 16, 2004 12:00 AM EDT A familiar title returns to No. 1 on European Top 100 Albums, as Anastacia's eponymous third album climbs back 2-1. It's the Epic set's fourth nonconsecutive turn at the summit, for a total of 13 week A familiar title returns to No. ...

  15. 'Anastacia' Climbs Back To Euro Chart Summit

    September 16, 2004 12:00 AM EDT A familiar title returns to No. 1 on European Top 100 Albums, as Anastacia's eponymous third album climbs back 2-1. It's the Epic set's fourth nonconsecutive turn at the summit, for a total of 13 week A familiar title returns to No. ...

  16. France Stepping Up Battle Against International Piracy

    June 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT French trade minister Francois Loos will visit the Netherlands June 29 to discuss with Rotterdam port authorities measures to curb physical piracy and the introduction of counterfeit goods into the Eu PARIS -- French trade minister Francois Loos w ...

  17. Objectors Slam Monti's Approval Of Sony-BMG Merger

    June 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Following word June 17 that European Union Competition Commissioner Mario Monti will recommend approval of the proposed merger of Sony Music and BMG, independent labels, retailers and consumer groups Objectors Slam Monti's Approval Of Sony-BM ...

  18. 'Anastacia' Retains Euro Albums Crown For 4th Week

    April 29, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Anastacia's self-titled Epic set starts a fourth week at No. 1 on European Top 100 Albums, while its single "Left Outside Alone" stands at No. 2 on Eurochart Hot 100 Singles for a fourth week. Anastacia's self-titled Epic set s ...

  19. 'Anastacia' Retains Euro Albums Crown For 4th Week

    April 29, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Anastacia's self-titled Epic set starts a fourth week at No. 1 on European Top 100 Albums, while its single "Left Outside Alone" stands at No. 2 on Eurochart Hot 100 Singles for a fourth week. Anastacia's self-titled Epic set s ...

  20. Borsato First Dutch Act To Release DVD-only Album

    February 13, 2004 12:00 AM EST Marco Borsato has become the first Dutch recording artist to release an album on DVD only. Marco Borsato has become the first Dutch recording artist to release an album on DVD only. The Universal Music Holland title, "Zien" (To See), fea ...

  21. Borsato First Dutch Act To Release DVD-only Album

    February 13, 2004 12:00 AM EST Marco Borsato has become the first Dutch recording artist to release an album on DVD only. Marco Borsato has become the first Dutch recording artist to release an album on DVD only. The Universal Music Holland title, "Zien" (To See), fea ...