Wireless Festival

  1. Pulp Reforms, Confirms European Festivals

    November 08, 2010 12:00 AM EST Britpop band Pulp has reformed and will play shows in 2011. The band from Sheffield in the north of England has been on hiatus since 2002 and frontman Jarvis Cocker has pursued a solo career. The reunion features the full original line-up, which h ...

  2. Pink Moves 3 Million Tickets

    August 09, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Pink moved a total of 3 million concert tickets on her 2009-2010 worldwide tour, according to a statement on behalf of U.K. tour promoter Marshall Arts. The artist stepped up to become a major global touring act in 2010. Indeed, she is one of the ...

  3. Business Matters: DOJ, Paperless Ticketing, Bowery Presents and More

    May 27, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Follow Glenn Peoples on Twitter or e-mail him at gpeoples AT billboard.com. -- While the press descends on the news that the Department of Justice is investigating Apple for possible anti-competitive behavior, only eMusic has confirmed on the reco ...

  4. Missy Elliot, Friendly Fires Added To Wireless Bill

    March 29, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Multiple Grammy Award-winner Missy Elliot has been added to the bill for this year's three-day Wireless Festival, held in London's Hyde Park July 2-4. Elliot, who will make her only U.K. festival appearance this year at the Live Nation-p ...

  5. Pink To Headline London Wireless Fest

    December 08, 2009 12:00 AM EST Pink will headline the 2010 Wireless festival in London's Hyde Park on July 2. U.K. alt-rock act the Ting Tings will be special guests on the same date, promoter Live Nation announced today (Dec. 8). Wireless will be staged for the sixth cons ...

  6. Jay-Z To Make U.S. Festival Debut At All Points West

    July 23, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Rapper Jay-Z will make his debut at a multi-day U.S. festival at the 2009 All Points West Music & Arts Festival, to be held July 31-Aug. 2 at Liberty State Park in New Jersey, just across the Hudson River from lower Manhattan. All Points West ...

  7. Oakenfold Confirmed For Wireless Fest

    March 11, 2009 12:00 AM EDT London's Wireless festival has announced further acts for its July 4 instalment, including U.K. dance stalwart Paul Oakenfold. Emerging London acts Frankmusik and Tommy Sparks, New York duo Fischerspooner, Sydney-based Sneaky Sound System and ...

  8. Basement Jaxx, Streets For Wireless 2009

    February 17, 2009 12:00 AM EST U.K. dance act Basement Jaxx will headline the main stage at the Wireless festival in London's Hyde Park on July 4. It is a return to the Wireless stage for the act, which performed at the inaugural event in 2005. U.K. hip-hop outfit the Stre ...

  9. Live Nation Gets Royal Approval

    October 27, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Live Nation has signed a three-year deal with Royal Parks to continue to stage major events in London's Hyde Park until 2011. The new contract will involve the majority of the large-scale events program for Hyde Park. In the past decade, Live ...

  10. Fatboy Slim Headlines Reshaped O2 Wireless Fest

    February 13, 2008 12:00 AM EST Live Nation has restructured its O2 Wireless Festival in the U.K. DJ Fatboy Slim will headline the July 6-8 festival, which will take place only at London's Hyde Park after the city of Leeds was dropped from the line-up. Harewood House, Leeds ...

  11. Tiscali Streams O2 Wireless Fest Exclusives

    July 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Mercury Music Prize winner Badly Drawn Boy and chart-topping dance act Faithless are among the high-profile U.K. performers appearing on the exclusive "Tiscali VIP Sessions" being Webcast by Tiscali, the U.K. Internet service provider. A ...

  12. Live Nation, Pepsi Toast New Partnership

    July 09, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Live Nation, the live-music promotion giant, has signed a three-year sponsorship, supply partnership and pouring rights deal with soft-drinks group PepsiCo. Inc. The agreement covers Live Nation's U.K. live-music events, such as the O2 Wirele ...

  13. Wireless Festival Sets Webcast Record

    June 22, 2007 12:00 AM EDT More than 55,000 fans watched live streaming from London's four-day O2 Wireless Festival -- the highest Webcasting figures ever achieved by telecommunications company Tiscali. Tiscali partnered with Live Nation for the shows, which took place ...

  14. Headliners Named For U.K.'s Wireless Fest

    March 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Alternative rockers The White Stripes and Kaiser Chiefs will join premiere electro acts Daft Punk and Faithless as headliners for this year's O2 Wireless Festival, organizers said today. The Live Nation-promoted festival will roll out as a fo ...

  15. London's Hyde Park Calling The Who, Waters

    March 08, 2006 12:00 AM EST The Who and Roger Waters have been lined up as headliners for a new summer festival event in central London. Live Nation (previously known as Clear Channel Entertainment) will produce the two-day even The Who and Roger Waters have been lined up as ...

  16. London's Hyde Park Calling The Who, Waters

    March 08, 2006 12:00 AM EST Live Nation rolls out festival July 1-2. The Who and Roger Waters have been lined up as headliners for a new summer festival event in central London. Live Nation (previously known as Clear Channel Entertainment) will produce the two-day event, Hyd ...

  17. CCE U.K. Bows Wireless Festival

    March 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST Clear Channel Entertainment is expanding its portfolio of European music festivals with the launch of the Wireless Festival. The event, organized by the company's U.K. division, is set for June 24, 25 Clear Channel Entertainment is expanding ...

  18. CCE U.K. Bows Wireless Festival

    March 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST Clear Channel Entertainment is expanding its portfolio of European music festivals with the launch of the Wireless Festival. The event, organized by the company's U.K. division, is set for June 24, 25 Clear Channel Entertainment is expanding ...