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  1. New York Dolls Book First Major Tour In 30 Years

    October 10, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Kicks off Nov. 6 in San Diego. The New York Dolls will kick off their first extended headlining tour in more than 30 years on Nov. 6 in San Diego. The Supersuckers will support on the outing, which runs through Dec. 2 in St. Louis. The group will ...

  2. ON THE ROAD: SEEING BLUE

    August 28, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Irv Zuckerman is back and blue. Once one of the most high-profile players in the concert business, Zuckerman, along with co-CEO Rodney Eckerman, stepped down from the helm of Clear Channel Entertainme Irv Zuckerman is back and blue. Once one of th ...

  3. Emmis Reveals iTunes For All Station Web Sites

    June 02, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Music store integration was piloted in May. Following the rollout of iTunes Music Stores onto the Web sites of two of its premiere radio properties, Emmis Communications has revealed the integration of the popular downloading service onto all of i ...

  4. The Tube Inks Deal With Sinclair Broadcasting

    March 23, 2006 12:00 AM EST Second pact the network revealed this month. Fresh on the heels of a distribution agreement with Tribune Broadcasting , the Tube Music Network is expanding its multicasting music video network further through a deal with Sinclair Broadcast Group. ...

  5. Annie O'Toole Takes Senior Role At Live 360

    March 16, 2006 12:00 AM EST Live Nation VP exits after seven years. Dave Lucas, CEO of Indianapolis based entertainment company Live 360, has named industry veteran Annie O’Toole as a senior talent buyer, Billboard.biz has learned. O’Toole comes to Live 360 after serving mor ...

  6. Death Cab, Franz Ferdinand Make Touring Team

    February 02, 2006 12:00 AM EST Modern rock heavyweights Death Cab For Cutie and Franz Ferdinand will begin a North American co-headlining tour March 22 in Portland, Ore. The trek will visit a mix of theaters and college campuses th Modern rock heavyweights Death Cab For Cutie a ...

  7. Hill, McGraw Unveil First Soul2Soul Dates

    January 30, 2006 12:00 AM EST Trek will begin April 21 in Columbus, Ohio. As tipped here earlier this month, Faith Hill and Tim McGraw will embark on a sequel to their 2000 Soul2Soul tour this spring. The arena trek will begin April 21 in Columbus, Ohio, and is expected to e ...

  8. Clear Channel Readies VOD

    January 06, 2006 12:00 AM EST Clear Channel is ramping up its Web presence again, with a planned launch this month of video-on-demand capabilities for 17 station Web sites in five major markets. Clear Channel is ramping up its Web presence again, with a planned launch this mon ...

  9. Backstage In Vegas

    December 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST Acknowledging that awards shows aren't exactly his cup of tea, Billboard Century Award winner Tom Petty said of his storied career: "I've had to think about it more today than I've had in years. It ha Acknowledging that awards ...

  10. Fall Out Boy Plans First Headlining Tour

    December 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST trek will hit about 40 markets. Fall Out Boy will be embarking on its first headlining arena tour next year. According to their label Island Def Jam, the group will tour with All American Rejects, Hawthorne Heights, From First to Last and an ...

  11. Clear Channel VP Resigns, Starts New Company

    November 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST Frank LoPresti forms Clutch Entertainment Group. Frank LoPresti, former VP of Clear Channel Entertainment-Music Festivals, has resigned from CCE's Indianapolis office, Sunshine Promotions, and formed a new company, Clutch Entertainment Group. ...

  12. Keys Grabs Third Straight No. 1

    October 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Alicia Keys extends her chart-topping legacy this week, notching her third consecutive No. 1 bow on The Billboard 200. With first-week U.S. sales of 196,000 copies, according to Nielsen SoundScan, "Un Alicia Keys extends her chart-topping leg ...

  13. Teen Is First Convicted Under Family Ent. Copyright Act

    October 04, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Curtis Salisbury, 19, became the first person to be convicted under the recently enacted Family Entertainment and Copyright Act (FECA). NEW YORK -- Curtis Salisbury, 19, became the first person to be convicted under the recently enacted Family Ent ...

  14. Pirate Convicted With Newly Enacted Camcorder Law

    September 28, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Curtis Salisbury pleaded guilty to two charges. Curtis Salisbury, 19, became the first person to be convicted under the recently enacted Family Entertainment and Copyright Act (FECA). He pleaded guilty Monday (Sept. 26) in the U.S. District Court ...

  15. SparkNet Loses Infringement Case

    September 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT A federal District Court ruled that broadcaster Bonneville International did not infringe the "playing what we want" trademark of SparkNet Communications. NEW YORK -- A federal District Court ruled that broadcaster Bonneville Internation ...

  16. Bonneville Prevails In Infringement Case

    September 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Court rules against SparkNet. In a legal upset for the owners of the "playing what we want" trademark, a U.S. District Court has ruled in favor of Bonneville International in an infringement case brought against the broadcaster by SparkN ...

  17. Court Sides With Gamemaker In Piracy Case

    September 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Three men illegally bypassed anti-piracy controls when they developed free technology to let computer users play some games against each other online without using the gamemaker's own system, a federa ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Three men illegally byp ...

  18. Eminem Sued Over Tour Bus Accident

    August 30, 2005 12:00 AM EDT A lawsuit was filed Aug. 25 against Eminem, his bus driver and tour bus company seeking an unspecified amount of damages for a July accident involving seven vehicles in western Missouri. (AP) -- A lawsuit was filed Aug. 25 against Eminem, his bus ...

  19. Eminem Sued Over Tour Bus Accident

    August 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT July mishap involved seven vehicles. A lawsuit was filed Thursday against Eminem, his bus driver and tour bus company seeking unspecified damages for a July accident involving seven vehicles in western Missouri. The lawsuit was filed in St. Louis ...

  20. Clear Channel Sued For Trademark Infringement

    August 23, 2005 12:00 AM EDT SparkNet Communications, owner of the "Jack FM" and "playing what we want" trademarks, filed a lawsuit against Clear Channel on Aug. 18 in San Diego federal district court. NEW YORK -- SparkNet Communications, owner of the &quo ...

  21. Bonneville Seeks To Cancel SparkNet Trademark

    July 05, 2005 12:00 AM EDT In the latest wrinkle in the legal battle over the "playing what we want" slogan, Bonneville International Corp. has made a counterclaim against SparkNet Communications seeking to cancel the consultan NEW YORK -- In the latest wrinkle in ...

  22. Legal Battle Over 'Jack' Continues

    June 30, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Bonneville Seeks To Cancel SparkNet Trademark There's a new wrinkle in the legal battle over the "Jack" format slogan "playing what we want." Bonneville International Corp. plans to file a counterclaim against SparkNet Com ...

  23. Bonneville Sued For Trademark Infringement

    June 10, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Jack format slogan in question. The company that owns the U.S. rights to the federally trademarked "playing what we want" slogan is suing Bonneville International Corporation for infringing use of the trademark on its radio stations in S ...

  24. Duran Duran Returning To North America

    May 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Summer tour hits amphitheaters, smaller venues. Reunited British rock act Duran Duran has confirmed a summer North American tour, beginning July 15 in Nashville and running through Aug. 3 in Virginia Beach, Va. The tour will play a mix of outdoor ...

  25. 'Idols' To Be Active This Summer

    April 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Top 10 contestants from Fox series will perform. A 41-city tour of the top 10 contestants from the Fox television series "American Idol" has been planned for the summer. The trek will begin in Sunrise, Fla., at Office Depot Center on Jul ...

  26. Fantasia Embarks On First Major Tour

    April 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT "Idol" winner to open for Kem. Fantasia will be part of her first major U.S. tour this summer. The "American Idol" season three champ will open for Motown artist Kem beginning June 8 at the Fox Theatre in St. Louis, Mo. Her thr ...

  27. Rock Hall Of Famer Johnnie Johnson Dies

    April 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Collaborated on hits with Chuck Berry. ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Johnnie Johnson, a rock'n'roll pioneer who teamed with Chuck Berry for hits like "Roll Over Beethoven" and "No Particular Place to Go," died Wednesday (April 13 ...

  28. Sanctuary Urban Picks Up Tony Davis Mgmt

    October 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Sanctuary Urban Management in Los Angeles has acquired St. Louis-based Tony Davis Management, whose roster includes multiplatinum rapper Nelly, the St. Lunatics and Murphy Lee. Sanctuary Urban Management in Los Angeles has acquired St. Louis-based ...

  29. Sanctuary Urban Picks Up Tony Davis Mgmt

    October 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Roster includes Nelly, St. Lunatics, Murphy Lee. Sanctuary Urban Management in Los Angeles has acquired St. Louis-based Tony Davis Management, whose roster includes multiplatinum rapper Nelly, the St. Lunatics and Murphy Lee. Sanctuary Urban Manag ...

  30. RIAA Sues 744 Consumers

    August 31, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The RIAA announced Aug. 25 that it filed a new round of copyright-infringement lawsuits against consumers -- this time, targeting 744 individuals alleged to have used peer-to-peer platforms such as eD NEW YORK -- The RIAA announced Aug. 25 that it ...

  31. RIAA Files 744 More Suits

    August 25, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The RIAA announced today (Aug. 25) that it has filed a new round of copyright-infringement lawsuits against consumers -- this time, targeting 744 individuals alleged to have used peer-to-peer platform The RIAA announced today (Aug. 25) that it has ...

  32. 321 Studios, Film Studios Settle Lawsuits

    August 17, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The major film studios and software company 321 Studios have resolved their litigation. LOS ANGELES -- The major film studios and software company 321 Studios have resolved their litigation. According to a statement released Aug. 10 by the Motion ...

  33. 321, Film Studios Settle Lawsuits

    August 10, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The major film studios and software company 321 Studios has resolved their litigation. The major film studios and software company 321 Studios has resolved their litigation. According to a statement released today (Aug. 10) by the Motion Picture A ...

  34. 321, Film Studios Settle Lawsuits

    August 10, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The major film studios and software company 321 Studios has resolved their litigation. The major film studios and software company 321 Studios has resolved their litigation. According to a statement released today (Aug. 10) by the Motion Picture A ...

  35. Injunctions Put Software Maker 321 Studios Out Of Biz

    August 09, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Software company 321 Studios -- developer of "Games X Copy" and "DVD X Copy" software, which allegedly allows users to bypass PC game and DVD encryption technology -- ceased operations on Aug. 3. LOS ANGELES -- Software company ...

  36. Megadeth Founders Exchange Lawsuits

    August 09, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The founding members of popular '80s metal band Megadeth are banging their heads in court. Two separate actions hinge on a purported settlement ending the bandmates' corporate partnership, and whether Megadeth Founders Exchange Lawsuits ...

  37. Anchor Bay Names Key Execs

    August 04, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Anchor Bay Entertainment has added two sales positions. Ray Gagnon has been named senior VP of sales, and Mary Thompson will be director of sales, national accounts. Anchor Bay Entertainment has added two sales positions. Ray Gagnon has been named ...

  38. RIAA Files 482 More 'John Doe' Suits

    June 23, 2004 12:00 AM EDT File-sharers in St. Louis, D.C. targeted. File-sharers in St. Louis, D.C. targeted. News ...

  39. RIAA Files 482 More 'John Doe' Suits

    June 23, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The RIAA yesterday (June 22) revealed it has filed a new round of lawsuits in its ongoing legal campaign against individuals who trade music files online. The RIAA yesterday (June 22) revealed it has filed a new round of lawsuits in its ongoing le ...

  40. RIAA Files 482 More 'John Doe' Suits

    June 23, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The RIAA yesterday (June 22) revealed it has filed a new round of lawsuits in its ongoing legal campaign against individuals who trade music files online. The RIAA yesterday (June 22) revealed it has filed a new round of lawsuits in its ongoing le ...

  41. Lucinda Williams Hitting The Road

    June 17, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Lucinda Williams will begin a 27-city tour July 7 at Humphrey's in San Diego in support of her Lost Highway album "World Without Tears." Lucinda Williams will begin a 27-city tour July 7 at Humphrey's in San Diego in support of ...

  42. Trackboyz Run To Def Jam For Label Deal

    June 03, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Hit producing duo the Trackboyz have signed a two-year label deal with Def Jam for Trackboyz Entertainment. This marks Island Def Jam Music Group chairman Antonio "L.A." Reid's first major deal since Hit producing duo the Trackboyz ...

  43. Trackboyz Run To Def Jam For Label Deal

    June 03, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Hit producing duo the Trackboyz have signed a two-year label deal with Def Jam for Trackboyz Entertainment. This marks Island Def Jam Music Group chairman Antonio "L.A." Reid's first major deal since Hit producing duo the Trackboyz ...

  44. J-Kwon

    April 09, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Hip-hop's next rookie sensation, this 17-year-old St. Louis native is causing a stir with his debut album. Hip-hop's next rookie sensation, this 17-year-old St. Louis native is causing a stir with his debut album. News ...

  45. Van Halen Tickets Moving Quickly

    April 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Sammy Hagar-fronted <A HREF="http://www.billboard.com/bb/biz/newsroom/touring_venues/article_display.jsp?vnu_content_id=1000469665">Van Halen tour</A> is on a sell-out track. The Sammy Hagar-fronted Van Halen tour is on a ...

  46. DVD-Copying Software Maker Appeals Rulings

    April 02, 2004 12:00 AM EST Studios says DMCA ruling is unconstitutional. A Missouri maker of DVD-copying products says it has appealed a pair of federal court rulings that it stop making and marketing its software. 321 Studios Inc., based in the St. Louis suburb of Ches ...

  47. DVD-Copying Software Maker Appeals Rulings

    April 02, 2004 12:00 AM EST A Missouri maker of DVD-copying products says it has appealed a pair of federal court rulings that it stop making and marketing its software. A Missouri maker of DVD-copying products says it has appealed a pair of federal court rulings that it sto ...

  48. Van Halen Summer Tour A Go

    March 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST The long-rumored Van Halen summer tour is finally getting off the ground. The group's <A HREF="http://www.vanhalen.com" TARGET="new">official Web site</A> reports that Van Halen will play shows on dat The long- ...

  49. Infinity Names Senior VP/Regional Manager

    March 22, 2004 12:00 AM EST Infinity Broadcasting has named Les Hollander as senior VP/regional manager, with responsibility for operations in Chicago; Minneapolis; St. Louis; Kansas City, Mo.; West Palm Beach, Fla.; and Hartfor Infinity Broadcasting has named Les Hollander ...

  50. Lucinda Williams Cancels Tour After Mom's Death

    March 09, 2004 12:00 AM EST Lost Highway artist Lucinda Williams has canceled her current tour dates due to the recent death of her mother. There is no word on whether the dates will be rescheduled. Lost Highway artist Lucinda Williams has canceled her current tour dates due ...

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