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  1. Tomorrowland Eyes Brazil Installment for 2015 (Report)

    July 15, 2014 7:18 PM EDT Tomorrowland, the infamous Belgian electronic music festival that last year expanded to the U.S. with Atlanta’s TomorrowWorld , may be expanding yet again. Brazilian media outlets are reporting that festival organizers have signed on host a Sao Pa ...

  2. Music's the Glue for World Cup Advertisers

    June 10, 2014 2:18 PM EDT Companies that are advertising for the World Cup are hoping music will strike a chord with fans globally. Because the FIFA World Cup, the international soccer tournament that begins on Thursday, is the most popular sports event on the planet, adve ...

  3. A2IM's Trade Mission to Brazil - Applications for Travel Subsidy Due Tomorrow

    March 04, 2013 1:52 PM EST The American Association of Independent Music is heading to Brazil in mid-April as part of its Market Development Cooperator Program, and today is the last day to have your costs halved. This is the second trip planned by A2IM through the MDCP, wh ...

  4. Spain's Sonar Festival Debuting 8-City North American Tour In October

    September 13, 2012 6:30 AM EDT Sonar, Barcelona's cutting-edge music and multimedia arts festival, today announced Sonar on Tour, the event's first-ever road trek. The festival is slated to come to eight North American cities -- New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Toronto ...

  5. Sonar Fest Hits Tokyo This Weekend

    April 20, 2012 6:50 AM EDT SonarSound, the internationally renowned, multi-city, electronic music and art festival, will take place in Tokyo on April 21-22 at the Ageha venue after a successful reintroduction to the city last year. Organizers Beatink predict 5,000 attendees ...

  6. Spain Touring Notes: Sizzla Dates Canceled; Dylan Headlining FIB; James Murphy, Lana Del Rey at Sonar; More

    March 28, 2012 2:52 PM EDT Line-up for Spain's 2012 Festival Internacional Benicassim featuring headliner Bob Dylan Jamaican reggae artist Sizzla Kalongi had three April concerts in Spain canceled under intense pressure from gay rights groups over lyrics, seriously ups ...

  7. Ultra Music Fest Expanding To Six International Sites

    February 17, 2012 6:02 PM EST The Ultra Music Festival, which has long been a staple of Miami, is branching out in a big way. It was announced via a video uploaded on YouTube yesterday that the electronic dance music festival would be expanding beyond its Miami home base (Marc ...

  8. Why Converse, Scion, Intel, PepsiCo, Others Are Spending Big on Underground Music

    November 29, 2011 7:00 AM EST During October's CMJ Music Festival, Rochester, N.Y.-based indie-pop band Joywave booked some free time in one of Brooklyn's hottest new studios. The state-of-the-art recording space had more than enough features to make an upstart, unsi ...

  9. Backbeat: Florence + The Machine, Justice, Karen O Hit Brooklyn For The Creators Project

    October 17, 2011 5:33 PM EDT In the shadow of the Brooklyn Bridge: "Origin" by United Visual Artists at the Creators Project event in Brooklyn. The installation is up through Sunday, Sept. 23. (Photo: Courtesy the Creators Project) The Creators Project, an event pro ...

  10. International Reggae Day Celebrated Across the Globe

    July 01, 2011 12:45 PM EDT The anti-Apartheid movement in the 1980s was spearheaded through numerous consciousness raising initiatives, which included reggae music's unrelenting attention to the plight of South Africans (notably the late Peter Tosh's 1977 anthem & ...

  11. Coachella to Feature 'Mind-Blowing' Tech From Arcade Fire, Animal Collective, Interpol

    April 14, 2011 12:16 PM EDT Trip the Light Fantastic: a Creators Project installation by Muti Randolph and Felipe Morozine (Photo: Felipe Morozine ) For the more than 200,000 expected to attend Coachella music festival in Indio, California over the coming weekend, there will ...

  12. Madonna To Set Record With Sticky & Sweet Tour

    September 02, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Madonna's Sticky & Sweet wraps today with the second of two shows in Tel Aviv, Israel Sept. 1-2, putting the lid on what looks to be a record setting tour. With a gross of $408 million, Sticky & Sweet is the top-grossing tour by a sol ...

  13. First Ever Iron Maiden Film Set For April Release

    January 20, 2009 12:00 AM EST Iron Maiden will release its first feature-length film to cinemas around the world on April 21. Entitled "Iron Maiden: Flight 666," the documentary-style film follows the heavy metal stalwarts on their Somewhere Back in Time world tour i ...

  14. Live Nation Moves Into Latin America

    August 21, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Live Nation has made a major foray into South America in cutting a five-year exclusive distribution deal with CIE and T4F (Time For Fun), giving LN a huge presence in Brazil and Mexico. CIE is the third largest concert promoter in the world, accor ...

  15. EMI Brazil Names New President

    May 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Veteran record executive Marcos Maynard has been appointed president of EMI Music Brazil, effective immediately. Maynard replaces outgoing president Beto Boaventura, who abruptly left the company this Veteran record executive Marcos Maynard has be ...

  16. EMI Brazil Names New President

    May 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Veteran record executive Marcos Maynard has been appointed president of EMI Music Brazil, effective immediately. Maynard replaces outgoing president Beto Boaventura, who abruptly left the company this Veteran record executive Marcos Maynard has be ...