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  1. Road Work: Beirut, Antibalas, and Grizzly Bear Hit The Road

    July 12, 2012 12:15 PM EDT A wave of a tour: Beirut will launch its North American outing with an appearance at the Quebec City International Summer Festival (July 13). Frontman Zach Condon and company will then play the Calgary Folk Music Festival (July 26) and the Orpheum ...

  2. Ralph MacDonald, Master Percussionist, Grammy-Award Winning Songwriter, Dead At 67

    December 27, 2011 11:37 AM EST Grammy Award winning master percussionist, producer, and songwriter Ralph MacDonald passed away on December 18th at his home in Stamford, Connecticut at age 67, succumbing to complications from a stroke and lung cancer. MacDonald was a member of J ...

  3. Legendary Songwriter, Producer Jerry Ragovoy Remembered by Al Kooper

    July 15, 2011 4:25 PM EDT Jerry Ragovoy (left) with Steely Dan's Donald Fagen in 2010. (Songwriter Jerry Ragovoy, who died Wednesday, is remembered here by his longtime friend, songwriter/producer/musician Al Kooper.) Jerry Ragovoy, composer of "Time Is On My Sid ...

  4. Sugar Ray Returns With 'Music For Cougars'

    May 04, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Sugar Ray, the band formed in Newport Beach, Calif., and fronted by singer Mark McGrath that was responsible for a string of breezy, reggae-tinged mid-1990s radio hits including the ubiquitous "Fly," will release its first full album of ...

  5. Veteran Sales Exec Zwirn Dies

    July 23, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Dickey Zwirn, a longtime sales executive in the BMG family, passed away on July 15 in Stamford, Conn., after a 12-year battle with cancer. She was 63. Zwirn originally started in the music industry in 1972, working at an RCA shipping facility befo ...

  6. Duffs, IceBreakers Partnership Continues

    February 14, 2006 12:00 AM EST Sisters to appear in new 'Whoa' TV campaign. With the introduction of its new gum, IceBreakers Ice Cubes, the Hershey Company has re-upped its partnership with Hilary and Haylie Duff. The Duff sisters appear in the multi-million dollar & ...

  7. TBA Restructures

    September 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Key execs promoted to lead new business units. Corporate event producer and consumer marketing firm TBA Global Events has restructured and will go forward as four specific business units, beginning today. The four units are: strategic events/meeti ...

  8. TBA Opens Manhattan Office

    June 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Sandifer, Flanders brought on board. Corporate event producer TBA Global Events has realigned its executive team and expanded with a new office in Manhattan. Scott Berlin is named executive VP of production and will supervise all staffing, organiz ...

  9. Lawyer Sues Verity, Siegel For 'Interference'

    April 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT A Connecticut lawyer who represents gospel artists claims that record companies and a label executive have interfered in his attorney-client relationships. NEW YORK -- A Connecticut lawyer who represents gospel artists claims that record companies ...

  10. World Wrestling Sues Toy & Game Makers

    October 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT World Wrestling Entertainment Inc. on Oct. 19 filed suit against toy maker Jakks Pacific Inc. and videogame maker THQ Inc., alleging a bribery scheme involving a lucrative license deal for toys and ga NEW YORK (Reuters) - World Wrestling Entertain ...

  11. NMPA President/CEO Edward Murphy Leaves His Post

    August 17, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Edward P. Murphy is leaving his post as president/CEO of the National Music Publishers' Assn. - NEW YORK -- A strong advocate for songwriters' and music publishers' rights is retiring from the National Music Publishers' Assn. ( ...

  12. Azoff & Partners Complete TBA Purchase

    June 30, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The acquistion of event production/management firm TBA Entertainment Corp. by a company controlled by Irving Azoff, Robert Geddes and JHW Greentree Capital LP is complete. The acquistion of event production/management firm TBA Entertainment Corp. ...

  13. Azoff & Partners Complete TBA Purchase

    June 30, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The acquistion of event production/management firm TBA Entertainment Corp. by a company controlled by Irving Azoff, Robert Geddes and JHW Greentree Capital LP is complete. The acquistion of event production/management firm TBA Entertainment Corp. ...

  14. Azoff & Partners Complete TBA Purchase

    June 30, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The acquistion of event production/management firm TBA Entertainment Corp. by a company controlled by Irving Azoff, Robert Geddes and JHW Greentree Capital LP is complete. The acquistion of event production/management firm TBA Entertainment Corp. ...