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  1. Van Halen Postpone Over 30 Tour Dates without Explanation

    May 17, 2012 8:14 PM EDT Van Halen's 2012 reunion has hit a snag -- the final three months and 31 dates of the group's North American reunion run have been abruptly postponed. The Van Halen tour will continue as regularly scheduled through the group's May 2 ...

  2. The 25 Hottest Clubs in North America

    June 24, 2011 12:32 PM EDT These are the top-ranked clubs in North America based on box-office data reported to Billboard Boxscore by concert promoters or venue representatives for events that occurred this year from Jan. 1 through June 1. Some are booked and promoted by ...

  3. Business Matters: WMG, Knitting Factory, Trade Group CEO Salary Comparisons and more

    July 12, 2010 12:00 AM EDT ANALYSTS: WMG A 'BUY' -- Needham & Company analysts have reiterated their buy rating on Warner Music Group and have a target price of $8.50. Shares of Warner closed at $4.57 on Friday and were down 11.3% in the last five days of trad ...

  4. Carrie Underwood Tour To Kick Off In March

    December 10, 2009 12:00 AM EST Carrie Underwood will hit the road next March for a 45-date headlining tour that kicks off Mar. 11 in Reading, Pa. and wraps May 30 in Spokane, Wash. Grand Ole Opry member Craig Morgan and sibling trio Sons of Sylvia will open for Underwood's ...

  5. Briefs: Terra Firma, Joel Tenenbaum, Spotify

    July 30, 2009 12:00 AM EDT -- Terra Firma investors have approved a £300 million ($495 million) equity injection into EMI . The injection may be part of a larger refinancing move, still months away, that would repay some of the debt owed to Citigroup. "Citi, which face ...

  6. Report: Knitting Factory L.A. To Close This Fall

    July 17, 2009 12:00 AM EDT The Knitting Factory in Los Angeles will reportedly shutter this fall, according to the company’s CEO Morgan Margolis. Margolis says the Hollywood club is opting not to renew its lease, which expires on Oct. 31, according to Los Angeles Times musi ...

  7. Sunny Day Real Estate Classic Lineup Reunites For Tour

    June 23, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Pioneering Seattle rock band Sunny Day Real Estate will return to the road with its four original members this fall and will reissue its first two Sub Pop albums on Sept. 15. These will be the band's first shows of any kind since November 200 ...

  8. The Fray Announces Summer Tour Dates

    March 03, 2009 12:00 AM EST The Fray will headline a 35-city summer tour which kicks off June 12 in Atlanta and extends to August 7, when it wraps in Spokane, Wash. Jacks Mannequin is scheduled to open on all dates. The Fray's second album, "The Fray," was rel ...

  9. Death Cab For Cutie Readies Spring Tour

    January 26, 2009 12:00 AM EST Death Cab For Cutie will begin a spring tour April 7 at the Tower Theatre in Upper Darby, Pa. Cold War Kids will support in April, with Matt Costa taking over for dates in May. Ra Ra Riot will open all shows. Exclusive fan club pre-sales begin Wed ...

  10. ASCAP Sues 29 Establishments

    March 24, 2008 12:00 AM EDT ASCAP has filed 29 separate copyright infringement lawsuits against nightclubs, bars and restaurants in 22 states and D.C. The defendants have publicly performed the songs of the performing rights organization's songwriter, composer and music ...

  11. Lewis To Resume Trek

    July 25, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Staind frontman Aaron Lewis is set to resume his solo tour July 27 at the Washington Pavilion in Sioux Falls, S.D. The current leg of the trek, entitled "Have Guitar, Will Travel II," has 18 dates scheduled. Performances thus far have fe ...

  12. Knitting Factory Ramps Up Digital Offerings

    May 29, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Knitting Factory Entertainment is ramping up is digital offerings. The company is launching a SMS text message ticketing system tomorrow, allowing consumers to purchase tickets to shows directly from their mobile devices. The service is powered by ...

  13. MySpace Hosting Concerts For Sudan Relief

    October 09, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Site will organize 20 concerts. The online hangout MySpace.com will organize 20 concerts featuring bands promoted on its site as part of a campaign to raise awareness and money for humanitarian relief in Sudan. The site, which grew in popularity t ...

  14. Bravo Ent To Book, Promote Concerts At 12th Planet

    February 03, 2006 12:00 AM EST Venue set to open in March. In its first move since being acquired by Kntting Factory Entertainment earlier this week (Billboard.biz, Jan. 30), Bravo Entertainment has signed a multi-year contract to book and promote concerts at the 12th Planet in ...

  15. Knitting Factory Acquires Bravo

    January 30, 2006 12:00 AM EST Knitting Factory Entertainment has finalized a deal to acquire a majority interest in regional concert promoter Bravo Entertainment. Bravo, based in Boise, Idaho, books and promotes concerts in 19 sta Knitting Factory Entertainment has finalized a ...

  16. Tony Hawk's HuckJam Readies For 3rd Stint

    May 24, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Producers of Tony Hawk's Boom Boom HuckJam will roll out a third version of the pioneering extreme sports tour on June 17 in Spokane, Wash. It launched in 2002 as the brainchild of legendary skateboa Producers of Tony Hawk’s Boom Boom HuckJam ...