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  1. Motley Crue, KISS To Embark On Co-Headlining Tour This Summer

    March 20, 2012 7:18 PM EDT Get ready to rock, heavy metal fans: KISS and Motley Crue will embark on a joint tour this summer. The vintage hard rock outfits are set to share the stage for the first time since 1982, kicking off a 40-city jaunt in Bristow, Va., on July 20. The ...

  2. Dave Matthews Band Returns to the Road

    February 15, 2012 8:03 AM EST Dave Matthews Band, one of the most successful touring bands in history, will embark on a full-blown North American summer tour after taking 2011 off the road save for four regional DMB-curated festivals known as Caravans. DMB sold more tickets th ...

  3. Coldplay Hitting Amphitheatres On Summer Tour

    February 06, 2009 12:00 AM EST Coldplay will kick off a North American summer tour July 10 at the Amphitheater at Clark County in Portland, Ore. So far, 14 dates are set through early August, with more to be announced. Tickets for concerts in San Diego, Toronto, Charlotte, N.C. ...

  4. Black Music Month Backed By Apple In-Stores

    May 30, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Apple is launching a series of in-store performances beginning in June for Black Music Month. The technology company will feature 22 artists who will perform in seven U.S. cities at different Apple store locations including San Francisco; New York ...

  5. Handleman Reaches Agreement With Lenders

    May 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The Handleman company has reached an agreement with its lenders that may give the company some breathing room. In advance of its previous May 31 deadline that could have found the Troy, Mich.-based rackjobber in default of its loan, Handleman has ...

  6. Campana Relocates To Live Nation Chicago

    December 11, 2007 12:00 AM EST Live Nation Midwest regional president Mark Campana will relocate to the company's downtown office in Chicago. Previously, Campana divided his time between Live Nation offices in Detroit and throughout the Midwest. The relocation "demons ...

  7. Handleman Nets $17.7M Loss For Quarter

    August 29, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Although the Handleman company reported a 14% increase in first-quarter sales, the Troy, Mich.-based company posted a wider loss this year due to taxes. For the three-month period that ended July 28, Handleman reported a net loss of $17.7 million, ...

  8. 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, ...

  9. Dave Matthews Band Set For Shed Trek

    March 29, 2007 12:00 AM EDT After performing a handful of overseas gigs in May, Dave Matthews Band will return Stateside for a summer amphitheater tour that extends into early October. The 36-date trek starts July 8 at Toyota Park in Bridgeview, Ill., and wraps with a two-ni ...

  10. NARM Awards Nominees Revealed

    March 15, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The National Assn. of Recording Merchandisers nominees for its merchandisers of the year awards, includes 14 first-time selections, according to NARM president Jim Donio. The winners will be unveiled on the last night of the NARM annual convention ...

  11. Handleman Posts Q1 Loss, Music Sales Down

    September 06, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Lost $5.9 million in the first quarter. The Handleman Co posted a deeper loss in the first quarter of this year compared to last, with plummeting music sales cited as the key reason for the weak performance. Overall, the Troy, Mich.-based wholesal ...

  12. Handleman Posts Q1 Loss, Music Sales Down

    September 06, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Lost $5.9 million in the first quarter. The Handleman Co posted a deeper loss in the first quarter of this year compared to last, with plummeting music sales cited as the key reason for the weak performance. Overall, the Troy, Mich.-based wholesal ...

  13. Handleman COO Exits After A Month

    August 31, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Departure due to no-compete clause. John Beeder, who was hired July 25 to be president and COO for the Handleman Co., has resigned from the Troy, Mich.-based rackjobber. Breeder previously was a top executive with Hallmark, and apparently had a no ...

  14. NARM Noms Revealed

    June 06, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Annual convention set for Aug. 2-5. The National Assn. of Recording Merchandisers has revealed the nominees for its merchandisers of the year awards. The winners will be unveiled on the last night of the NARM annual convention, Aug. 2-5 in Kissimm ...

  15. Mfaume Upped At Manga

    October 14, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Longtime exec based in Japan. Kaoru Mfaume has been named managing director of anime/Asian live-action DVD label Manga Entertainment. Mfaume, who was most recently VP of acquisitions for Manga, has worked at the company since 1995. He also served ...

  16. NARM Hands Out Awards

    August 15, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Tower Records continues its comeback as one of the top U.S. music merchants as last night it was named the retailer of the year for the large division. The awards were presented at the National Assn. Tower Records continues its comeback as one of ...

  17. Behind the Deal: Contracts Covering Bankruptcy

    July 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Few music lovers feel a thrill hearing horror stories of recordings getting tied up in a label's bankruptcy. When it happens, a label's rights to an artist's services, sound-recording copyrights, mast Few music lovers feel a thrill ...

  18. Legal Matters

    July 18, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Three lawyers beat the odds recently when they rescued eight albums by four recording acts--Peter Conte, Piffaro, Red Priest and Terra Nova--from the bankruptcy of Troy, N.Y.-based classical label the Three lawyers beat the odds recently when they ...

  19. Activision Acquires Beenox

    May 31, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Activision said May 25 that it acquired Quebec-based game developer Beenox in a move to boost its presence in Canada. SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) -- Activision said May 25 that it acquired Quebec-based game developer Beenox in a move to boost its pr ...

  20. Karaoke Producer Sues Competitors

    May 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Karaoke music producer Sybersound Records has filed suit in the United States and Canada against a number of other karaoke record manufacturers, alleging unfair competition, unfair trade practices and NEW YORK -- Karaoke music producer Sybersound ...

  21. Handleman Losing 400 Kmart Stores

    April 05, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The Handleman Co. has announced that its decades-long relationship as the sole music supplier to Kmart will come to an end soon. Troy, Mich.-based Kmart informed the rackjobber that another supplier w NEW YORK -- The Handleman Co. has announced th ...

  22. Handleman Losing 400 Kmart Stores

    March 30, 2005 12:00 AM EST Accounts going to Alliance? The Handleman Co. has announced that its decades-long relationship as the sole music supplier to Kmart will come to an end soon. Troy, Mich.-based Kmart informed the rackjobber that another supplier will take over 400 s ...

  23. Case Summary: The Sixth Circuit Embraces Copyright's 'Complete Preemption'

    February 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST Kid Rock knocked a 4-year-old lawsuit out of a Michigan court Jan. 11 and set some legal precedent along the way. Kid Rock knocked a 4-year-old lawsuit out of a Michigan court Jan. 11 and set some legal precedent along the way. Promoter Alvin Will ...

  24. Best Buy Eyeing Supply-Chain Overhaul

    January 20, 2005 12:00 AM EST Best Buy is moving closer to a restructuring of its supply chain. Best Buy is moving closer to a restructuring of its supply chain. The Minneapolis-based consumer electronics giant is expected to switch to vendor-managed inventory and to have prod ...

  25. Gerardo Lopez Splits Handleman

    September 10, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Gerardo Lopez will exit Sept. 17 as senior VP of Handleman Co. to take a position outside of the music industry, the company announced today (Sept. 10). Gerardo Lopez will exit Sept. 17 as senior VP of Handleman Co. to take a position outside of t ...

  26. 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 ...

  27. Handleman Picks Marks As VP Corporate Legal Counsel

    July 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Handleman Co. has named Angelique Strong Marks as VP, corporate legal counsel. Marks, based at the music distributor's headquarters in Troy, Mich., will manage all legal affairs. The Handleman Co. has named Angelique Strong Marks as VP, c ...

  28. Phil Spector Sues Robert Shapiro Over $1.5M Retainer

    July 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Producer Phil Spector has filed suit against his former attorney and longtime friend Robert Shapiro, in an attempt to reclaim a $1.5 million retainer Shapiro took when he represented Spector in his on Phil Spector Sues Robert Shapiro Over $1.5M Re ...

  29. Handleman Names Legal VP

    July 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Handleman Co. has tapped Angelique Strong Marks as VP, corporate legal counsel. She will manage the distributor's legal affairs. The Handleman Co. has tapped Angelique Strong Marks as VP, corporate legal counsel. She will manage the distr ...

  30. Handleman Names Legal VP

    July 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Handleman Co. has tapped Angelique Strong Marks as VP, corporate legal counsel. She will manage the distributor's legal affairs. The Handleman Co. has tapped Angelique Strong Marks as VP, corporate legal counsel. She will manage the distr ...

  31. Handleman Income Dips In Fourth Quarter

    June 08, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Sale of Anchor Bay contributed to decline. The Handleman Co. reports net income of $5.7 million, or 24 cents per diluted share, on sales of $297.2 million in its fiscal fourth quarter, which ended May 1. While revenue for the quarter was up 13.8% ...

  32. Lambert Appointed As Songwriter Carole Sager's Publishing Rep

    May 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Other Spotlights: Sirius names Raphael dir. of news and operations, Integrated Copyright Group signs exclusive copyrights deal with Kim Tribble, Shaun Shankel and Rob Harbin and more . . . - Eddie Lambert has been appointed the publishing represen ...

  33. 'Millionaire' Creator Sues Disney

    May 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The U.K. creators of the "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" franchise are suing the Walt Disney Co. for allegedly licensing the hit television series to ABC at below-market prices and inflating productio Study: Teens Knowingly Download Musi ...