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  1. Ashley Capps on This Weekend's Mountain Oasis Electronic Music Summit, Asheville, Bonnaroo, Way More (Q&A)

    October 23, 2013 5:49 PM EDT This coming weekend marks the launch of a new music festival franchise in Asheville, North Carolina. The Mountain Oasis Electronic Music Summit runs Oct. 25-27 and will feature mostly smaller electronic music artists with the notable exception ...

  2. Business Matters: Myspace's Real Decline

    May 12, 2011 4:30 PM EDT Myspace: Less Your Space -- Artist and digital market experts, take note: MySpace is holding the line on unique visitors but losing momentum on other metrics, according to comScore numbers scrutinized by TechCrunch. People are visiting far less of ...

  3. Japan Earthquake Relief Livestream Telethon Taking Place At SXSW Saturday

    March 18, 2011 6:12 PM EDT To raise money and awareness for Japanese earthquake relief efforts, South by Southwest and Hanson are joining forces for a livestream online telethon featuring back-to-back performances and chats by artists at SXSW on Saturday, driving the audien ...

  4. Paul Simon, Foo Fighters, Black Keys, Cee-Lo Announced For 2011 Hangout Music Festival

    February 01, 2011 3:40 PM EST The Hangout Music Festival today announced its 2011 line-up, which includes Paul Simon, Foo Fighters, Widespread Panic, The Black Keys, My Morning Jacket, Flaming Lips and Cee Lo Green. The festival, now in its second year, will run the weekend of ...

  5. Widespread Panic to Celebrate 25th Anniversary in 2011

    December 27, 2010 12:00 AM EST Widespread Panic is planning to keep "a pretty high profile" in 2011, as the Georgia jam band marks its 25th anniversary. "I plan to do a lot of celebrating," Dave Schools -- who will also be releasing an album by his other ban ...

  6. Pearl Jam, MMJ, Aretha Head To 2010 New Orleans Jazz Fest

    December 15, 2009 12:00 AM EST Pearl Jam, Aretha Franklin and, making its first appearance since February 2009, My Morning Jacket, are among the acts set for the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, to take place the weekends of April 23-25 and April 29-30/May 1-2 at Fair Gr ...

  7. AC Entertainment Acquires Promoter Great Big Shows

    April 02, 2009 12:00 AM EDT AC Entertainment, co-creator of the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival in Manchester, Tenn., has acquired Nashville-based concert promotion company Great Big Shows. This move will strengthen AC Entertainment's Nashville presence and expand its ...

  8. Festivals Return Despite Struggling Economy

    February 09, 2009 12:00 AM EST The international music festival market took a hit last week with the cancellation of the Langerado Music Festival in Miami and the Hydro Connect Festival in Scotland, but other large-scale music festivals are returning for a second year despite a ...

  9. DMB, Wilco, Panic Set For 10,000 Lakes Fest

    January 21, 2009 12:00 AM EST Dave Matthews Band, Wilco and Widespread Panic will headline the seventh 10,000 Lakes Festival, to be held July 22-25 at Soo Pass Ranch in Detroit Lakes, Minn. Also on the bill are Umphrey's McGee, Sharon Jones & the Dap Kings, Railroad E ...

  10. Bonnaroo Sets Dates For 2009

    December 02, 2008 12:00 AM EST The eighth Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival will be held June 11-14, 2009, on its usual site in Manchester, Tenn., an hour southeast of Nashville. The first round of ticket pre-sales begins Thursday (Dec. 4); a lineup announcement is expected earl ...

  11. No Sellout, But Bonnaroo '08 Considered A Success

    June 16, 2008 12:00 AM EDT An ambitious lineup helped the seventh Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival overcome inflated gas prices and a more crowded North American festival scene to post attendance of above 70,000. The festival ran June 12-15 on a 750-acre rural site about ...

  12. C3 Presents Taps Pitzer For Its Management Division

    April 03, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Jason Pitzer, formerly an agent with Nashville-based booking agency Progressive Global Agency (R.E.M., Widespread Panic), has moved to C3 Presents. He will work in the company's management division. Pitzer, who worked with PAG for more than 1 ...

  13. Digital Briefs: LimeWire, Last.fm, Musicbrigade

    February 22, 2008 12:00 AM EST -File-sharing site Lime Wire has inked a deal with Redeye Distribution to offer more than 20,000 tracks through its digital music store. The deal will add music from 200 independent labels distributed by Redeye and include in-house labels Yep Roc ...

  14. DMB, Panic, Mayer, Snoop Set For New Festival

    February 13, 2008 12:00 AM EST Dave Matthews Band, Widespread Panic, John Mayer and Snoop Dogg are among the top acts set for Rothbury, a new festival being launched by Madison House Presents and AEG Live. The event will be held July 3-6 in Rothbury, Michigan, about three hours ...

  15. Bonnaroo Box Office Numbers Go Through The Roof

    June 18, 2007 12:00 AM EDT As the dust settles on Bonnaroo 2007, which wrapped its June 14-17 run last night at its 700-plus acre site 60 miles south of Nashville, producers Superfly Presents and A.C. Entertainment are basking in the glory of yet another record-grossing run ...

  16. Blue Note To Sponsor Jazz Tent At Bonnaroo

    May 16, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The Bonnaroo Music Festival is adding a jazz tent to its sprawling festival, sponsored by the renowned Blue Note label. Among the performers slated to perform at the festival, scheduled June 14-17 on a 283-hectare farm about 100 kilometres southea ...

  17. Bonnaroo Ticket Sales Run Hot

    February 27, 2007 12:00 AM EST Bonnaroo tickets are selling very strong out of the gate, up about 20% over last year's pace, according to Jonathan Mayers, president of Superfly Presents, co-producers of Bonnaroo with A.C. Entertainment. Tickets went on sale last Friday aft ...

  18. Emergent Music Marketing Flips To Thirty Tigers

    August 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Indie company changes name. After five years as an independent music marketing company, Emergent Music Marketing is changing its name to Thirty Tigers. The firm will continue to provide service to its family of independent labels, as well as distr ...

  19. Sanctuary Promotes Cahill

    July 18, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Appointed executive VP/GM. The Sanctuary Group has appointed Bob Cahill executive VP/GM of Sanctuary Records Group North America. Cahill is based in New York and reports to both Joe Cokell, CEO of Sanctuary Records Worldwide, and Roger Semon, COO ...

  20. Capricorn Records Founder Phil Walden Dies

    April 24, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Launched careers of Otis Redding, Allman Bros. Phil Walden, the Capricorn Records founder who launched the careers of Otis Redding and the Allman Brothers Band while helping pioneer the Southern rock sound of the 1970s, has died after a long battl ...

  21. Concert Business Struggles In First Half '05

    July 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Total dollars down 19%, total attendance down 22%. After a poor performance in 2004, the concert business is showing a continued downward trend but promoters are still cautiously optimistic for a mid-summer rebound. Early numbers reported to Billb ...

  22. Fans Flock To Fourth Bonnaroo

    June 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT ,000 attend three day event. The fourth annual Bonnaroo music festival took place in Manchester, Tenn., over the weekend (June 10-12), drawing a crowd of approximately 80,000, according to the event's promoters. Headliners included such jam ...

  23. Austin City Limits Fest Confirms Lineup

    May 04, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The lineup of the fourth Austin City Limits Music Festival, set for Sept. 23-25 in Austin's Zilker Park, will be announced tomorrow (May 5). The lineup of the fourth Austin City Limits Music Festival, set for Sept. 23-25 in Austin's Zilk ...

  24. Pixies, Weezer, Panic Set For Lollapalooza

    April 22, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The Pixies, Weezer, Widespread Panic, the Killers, the Arcade Fire, Liz Phair, the Black Keys and Death Cab For Cutie are among the acts that will play the reconfigured Lollapalooza festival. As previ The Pixies, Weezer, Widespread Panic, the Kill ...

  25. Bonnaroo Founders Launch Zooma Tour

    April 18, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Superfly Productions and A.C. Entertainment, creators of the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival, will launch the Zooma tour this summer. The inaugural run of the multi-stage tour will feature headliners Superfly Productions and A.C. Entertainment, c ...

  26. Lollapalooza Back As Two-Day One-Off Fest

    March 30, 2005 12:00 AM EST After Lollapalooza's dismal 2004, with the tour cancelled before it ever left the station, the groundbreaking festival hopes to re-emerge as a two-day, one-off event in 2005. After Lollapalooza's dismal 2004, with the tour cancelled befo ...

  27. 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, ...

  28. String Cheese, Gov't Mule Lead Jammy Noms

    January 27, 2004 12:00 AM EST String Cheese Incident and Gov't Mule top the nominations for the fourth annual Jammy Awards. Both are up for four awards. The honors will be presented March 16 at the Roseland Ballroom in New York. String Cheese Incident and Gov't Mule ...