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  1. Nickelodeon Preps 'The Backyardigans' Release, Tour

    January 07, 2008 12:00 AM EST Nickelodeon's preschooler favorite, "The Backyardigans," will expand beyond the small screen with a third CD that drops Jan. 22 and a 50-city live theatrical tour starting March 28. On Jan. 14, Nickelodeon will premiere an hour-long ...

  2. WMGG/Tampa Flips To Mexican Oldies

    December 03, 2007 12:00 AM EST Mega Communications' tropical oldies WMGG (Mega Clásica)/Tampa flipped to Mexican oldies "La Preciosa" on Saturday (Dec. 1) at noon. WMGG will be joining Clear Channel's La Preciosa Network, programmed by Alex Lucas, just as th ...

  3. Van Halen Beefs Up 2008 Itinerary

    November 26, 2007 12:00 AM EST Van Halen has added 23 new U.S. dates to its reunion tour with original lead singer David Lee Roth, extending the trek into April. Beyond the five shows added in mid-November , the Live Nation-produced trek featuring Roth, Eddie and Alex Van Halen ...

  4. Bon Jovi To Embark On World Tour

    October 26, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Bon Jovi will embark on a world tour of more than 10 countries, beginning with the United States and Canada this fall. "We're starting in New Jersey and then taking it to the world," lead singer Jon Bon Jovi announced at last night& ...

  5. The Cure Postpones Fall North American Tour

    August 24, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Having already pushed back the release of its next album from fall until spring 2008, the Cure has now scrapped its planned fall North American tour as well. The dates will be made up in April and May of next year, according to a post on the band& ...

  6. GSN Adds Three Stadiums

    July 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The Gridiron Stadium Network (GSN) has added three new venues to its organization: the M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore, the Georgia Dome in Atlanta, and the Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Fla. The GSN comprises 11 NFL stadiums and two Major Lea ...

  7. The Cure Touring North America, Wrapping New CD

    June 22, 2007 12:00 AM EDT With a new Suretone/Geffen album arriving sometime this fall, the Cure will hit the Road in North America for month-long tour beginning Sept. 13 in Tampa, Fla. Tickets begin going on sale June 28. 65 Days Of Static will open. The Cure's prese ...

  8. Radio Billboards Removed After Spears Complains

    June 19, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Radio station billboards that featured unflattering photos of a bald, scowling Britney Spears have been taken down after the pop star's attorneys threatened legal action. In a letter to Clear Channel Communications Inc. dated last Thursday, S ...

  9. Linkin Park's Projekt Revolution Ready To Roll

    May 07, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Linkin Park's Projekt Revolution tour with My Chemical Romance will get underway July 25 in a city to be announced, according to organizers. The trek will run through Sept. 3 in Englewood, Colo., and feature Taking Back Sunday, HIM, Placebo a ...

  10. Clear Channel Launches Social Networking Sites

    April 30, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Radio giant Clear Channel is getting into the social networking business. The company's online music and radio division is introducing a dozen station-branded social networks in the coming months. Each social network will function essentially ...

  11. Ticketmaster Files Suit Against StubHub

    April 19, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Ticketmaster, the world's largest ticketing company, has fired a major shot over the bow against online ticket seller StubHub. Ticketmaster filed a suit yesterday in Los Angeles Superior Court against Stubhub and its parent eBay, citing inten ...

  12. Live Nation Ups Venue Execs

    April 16, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Live Nation, the world's largest promoter and venue operator, has announced the promotion of three executives in its venue divisions. Karl Adams has been promoted to senior VP of venues for the company's Chicago region. In his new role, ...

  13. Korn, Evanescence Team For Family Values Tour

    March 27, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Korn and Evanescence will co-headline this year's Family Values tour, which will visit 31 North American cities starting July 16 in St. Louis. Sharing the main stage on this year's Live Nation-produced festival are Atreyu, Flyleaf, Helly ...

  14. Hank Williams, Jr., Lynyrd Skynyrd To Hit The Road

    January 31, 2007 12:00 AM EST Hank Williams, Jr., and Rock and Roll Hall of Famers Lynyrd Skynyrd will co-headline the Rowdy Frynds arena tour, Billboard.biz has learned. The initial run of shows includes 20 dates, beginning April 11 at the VBCC Arena in Huntsville, Ala. Other ...

  15. Jacobsen Rises At Live Nation

    January 25, 2007 12:00 AM EST Neil Jacobsen of Live Nation's Philadelphia office has been promoted to the newly-created position of president of Live Nation Miami. In Miami, Jacobsen will oversee all of the company's concert booking, marketing and promotion in the st ...

  16. Taylor Hicks Unveils 2007 Tour Plans

    December 27, 2006 12:00 AM EST As expected, latest "American Idol" champ Taylor Hicks will spend the early part of 2007 on the road in support of his self-titled debut album. The theater trek begins Feb. 21 in Jacksonville, Fla., and has dates on the books through Apr ...

  17. Evel Knievel Sues Kanye West

    December 12, 2006 12:00 AM EST Evel Knievel has sued Kanye West, taking issue with a music video in which the rapper takes on the persona of "Evel Kanyevel" and tries to jump a rocket-powered motorcycle over a canyon. Knievel, whose real name is Robert Craig Knievel, ...

  18. Gwen Stefani Unveils Solo Tour Dates

    December 01, 2006 12:00 AM EST As expected, Gwen Stefani will embark on a two-month North American tour next spring, beginning April 21 in Phoenix. The vocalist will play arenas and outdoor amphitheatres through a June 22 finale in Irvine, Calif. Dates in Australia, Asia, Europ ...

  19. Jeff Beck To Hit The Road

    August 15, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Dates roll out from Sept. 6. Guitar legend Jeff Beck will begin a four-week U.S. small venue tour on Sept. 6 at Ruth Eckerd Hall in Tampa, Fla., wrapping Oct. 1 at the Ikeda Theatre in Mesa, Ariz. Beck, who just concluded a European tour, will pla ...

  20. Chesney Plans Stadium Trek

    March 14, 2006 12:00 AM EST Country superstar Kenny Chesney has included nine stadium dates on his tour route this year, including National Football League stadiums in Boston, Nashville, Seattle, Detroit, and Tampa, and Major Le Country superstar Kenny Chesney has included n ...

  21. McGraw/Hill Tour Is Fastest-Selling of 2006

    March 02, 2006 12:00 AM EST More than 350,000 tickets have been sold. Organizers for the Tim McGraw/Faith Hill tour “Soul2Soul II” are reporting that the trek is the fastest-selling of the year with more than 350,000 tickets sold already. Sales have also outpaced the country ...

  22. Cox Radio Becomes Second To Stop Reporting Adds

    February 01, 2006 12:00 AM EST Co. is industry's third largest in total revenue. Nine days after Cumulus Media announced it would stop reporting music adds to trade publications, another major broadcaster has followed suit. Billboard Radio Monitor has confirmed that Cox Ra ...

  23. Springsteen Classic 'Born' Again

    September 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Columbia preps box set due Nov. 15. In celebration of the 30th anniversary of Bruce Springsteen's breakthrough 1975 album "Born To Run," Columbia is prepping a box set that will include two DVDs along with a version of the album new ...

  24. Fan Dies At Corrosion Of Conformity Show

    June 24, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Four people were stabbed, one fatally, at a Corrosion Of Conformity show last night (June 23) at the Masquerade club in Ybor City, Fla. According to police, a fight between two women broke out in the Four people were stabbed, one fatally, at a Cor ...

  25. McCoury Settles With Copper Creek

    May 31, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Bluegrass superstar Del McCoury has agreed to a settlement in a copyright infringement lawsuit he filed against independent label Copper Creek Records last year. NASHVILLE -- Bluegrass superstar Del McCoury has agreed to a settlement in a copyrigh ...

  26. McCoury Settles With Copper Creek

    May 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT No money changed hands. Bluegrass superstar Del McCoury has agreed to a settlement in a copyright infringement lawsuit he filed against independent label Copper Creek Records last year. The Grammy Award-winning artist and his label, McCoury Music, ...

  27. Rolling Stones Reveal U.S. Tour Dates

    May 10, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Tickets on sale this weekend, shows begin Aug 21. The Rolling Stones announced a world tour today (May 10) at a press conference at New York’s Juilliard School of Music. The trek will be produced worldwide by Michael Cohl, under his Concert Produc ...

  28. Case Summary: Using Name & Likeness Without Permission, Florida Law

    May 03, 2005 12:00 AM EDT When Warner Bros. Pictures produced "The Perfect Storm" about a fishing vessel that was lost in a rare, powerful weather system off the New England coast, it did not ask permission -- or compensate -- When Warner Bros. Pictures produced ...

  29. '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 ...

  30. U2 Fall Tickets Go Flying

    March 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST Dates added in multiple cities. As expected, tickets for the fall leg of U2's Vertigo tour in North America sold out quickly, resulting in the addition of dates in many markets. Twelve cities went on sale Saturday, bringing in 23 sold-out per ...

  31. Bill Seeks To Promote Local News

    February 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST Lawmakers' pique over the networks' incredible shrinking news hole is prompting legislation that will shorten the time broadcasters have between license renewals and require full commission review of WASHINGTON, D.C. (The Hollywood Repor ...

  32. PACE Nixes Nashville River Stages

    January 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST Clear Channel Entertainment's Nashville operation, PACE Concerts, has pulled the plug on a 2005 version of its annual May riverfront music festival Nashville River Stages. Clear Channel Entertainment's Nashville operation, PACE Concerts, ...

  33. Josh Groban Sets 2005 Dates

    November 29, 2004 12:00 AM EST Josh Groban will begin a North American tour Jan. 25 at the St. Pete Times Forum in Tampa, Fla. The 30-date outing will wrap March 19 at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas. Internet pre-sale Josh Groban will begin a North American tour Ja ...

  34. Hurricane A Breeze For Venues

    August 16, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Hurricane Charley's assault on Florida and the Eastern Seaboard had little effect on the live-entertainment business over the weekend. Hurricane Charley's assault on Florida and the Eastern Seaboard had little effect on the live-entertai ...

  35. Howard Stern Gains Nine Infinity Affiliates

    June 30, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Shock-jock to get back on air in five markets. In a move that he says "proves Viacom's commitment" to him, Howard Stern this morning (June 30) revealed that his talk show will gain nine affiliates, all Infinity stations, starting Ju ...

  36. CCE Venue Picks Up Ford Name

    May 11, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Clear Channel Entertainment's newest shed will be called the Ford Amphitheatre at the Florida State Fairgrounds, through a new naming-rights deal unveiled today (May 11). The venue sits on 17 acres of Clear Channel Entertainment's newest ...

  37. Simon & Garfunkel Confirm Summer Dates

    April 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT <A HREF="http://www.billboard.com/bb/biz/newsroom/touring_venues/article_display.jsp?vnu_content_id=2075363">As first tipped here in January</A>, Simon &amp; Garfunkel will extend their hugely success As first tipped here ...

  38. Marc Anthony Plans Summer Tour

    April 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT North American dates kick-off in Tampa. Marc Anthony will embark on a North American headlining tour on June 15. The Nada Personal Tour begins in Tampa, Fla. at the St. Pete Times Forum and wraps July 29 at the San Diego Sports Arena. Clear Channe ...

  39. Clear Channel Pays Record Indecency Fine

    March 04, 2004 12:00 AM EST Clear Channel today (March 4) paid a record $755,000 fine to the Federal Communications Commission for indecent material aired on Todd "Bubba the Love Sponge" Clem's show, which aired on WXTB (98 Rock Clear Channel today (March 4) p ...

  40. Clear Channel Fires DJ, Addresses Decency Standards

    February 25, 2004 12:00 AM EST One day after saying it fired popular Florida radio personality Bubba the Love Sponge, Clear Channel Communications said today (Feb. 25) it adopted new "decency" standards to make sure that material i One day after saying it fired popula ...

  41. Simon & Garfunkel Prep To Go Back Out In June

    January 22, 2004 12:00 AM EST Plans are under way for another leg of the hugely successful Simon &amp; Garfunkel tour, Billboard.biz has learned. Plans are under way for another leg of the hugely successful Simon & Garfunkel tour, Billboard.biz has learned. The 2003 ou ...

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