1. Grateful Dead Promoter Bill Graham Gets First Museum Retrospective

    January 09, 2015 10:30 AM EST The first comprehensive exhibition on music impresario Bill Graham will be mounted at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles starting May 7. "Bill Graham and the Rock & Roll Revolution" will include memorabilia, photographs, arc ...

  2. Music Vault Releases Treasure Trove of Archived Concert Footage to YouTube

    July 08, 2014 10:27 AM EDT Today, online concert footage archive Music Vault is releasing 17,318 videos on its YouTube , give or take a few. "There are probably a couple that will fall out because we still need to go through and scrub for quality," says Bill Sa ...

  3. Grateful Dead’s Long Strange Trip and Lasting Music Biz Legacy with Skrillex, Warren Haynes, Rock Scully, More

    November 22, 2013 10:00 AM EST “[Skrillex] was a little nervous earlier that this would be a Grateful Dead quiz,” joked Paradigm Agency’s Jonathan Levine, the moderator of the Billboard Touring Conference’s keynote case study “The Golden Road: Lessons Learned From the Dead.& ...

  4. Frank Barsalona, Music Agent Who Revolutionized Concert Business, Dead at 74

    November 25, 2012 8:21 AM EST Frank Barsalona, a pioneering music agent whose Premier Talent agency changed the concert business, died early Thursday after a long battle with Alzheimer's disease, a rep for his family confirmed to Billboard.biz. His passing was first repor ...

  5. Video: Irving Azoff Tells Classic Neil Young, Joe Walsh Stories; Says What He Really Thinks About Pandora, StubHub, More

    November 09, 2012 10:06 AM EST On Wednesday at the Billboard Touring Conference, Billboard editorial director Bill Werde moderated a long Q&A session with Live Nation CEO Irving Azoff that touched on nearly all areas of the music-biz veteran's career, both past and pre ...

  6. Irving Azoff Sounds Off On Stocks, StubHub, Pandora In Touring Conference Keynote

    November 07, 2012 5:09 PM EST Irving Azoff (right), Live Nation Entertainment chairman and Front Line Management Group CEO being interviewed by Billboard editorial director Bill Werde at the Billboard Touring Conference. (Photo: Michael Seto) Irving Azoff doesn't tweet an ...

  7. 'Baybrah' Gregg Allman Talks Duane, NYC, 'My Cross to Bear'

    June 06, 2012 9:35 AM EDT 0 0 0 In his New York Times best seller "My Cross to Bear" ( currently No. 4 ), Gregg Allman tells his amazing life story. From his humble beginnings growing up in the South with big brother Duane, raising hell and drifting from band to band unt ...

  8. Summer Music Preview: Showstopping Tours

    May 24, 2012 6:55 PM EDT 0 0 Miranda Lambert tour: On Fire Booking Agent: Joey Lee, ­William Morris Endeavor Dates: June 1-Sept. 7 Country has developed a wealth of new headliners during the past decade. But most of these newer acts are either male (Jason Aldean, Luke Bryan, Eric ...

  9. Grateful Dead Exhibit Coming To Rock Hall of Fame

    January 19, 2012 7:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The Grateful Dead 's long, strange trip will be the subject of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum's next major exhibit. Titled, in fact, "Grateful Dead: The Long, Strange Trip," the display will open April 12 as part of th ...

  10. Journey's Neal Schon, Phish's Trey Anastasio, Perry Farrell Share Memories At Billboard Touring Awards

    November 11, 2011 2:05 AM EST Journey's Neal Schon and Ross Valory accept the Legend of Live award at the Billboard Touring Awards in New York. (Photo: Michael Seto). Tributes came in several shapes and sizes Thursday night at the Billboard Touring Awards in New York, but ...

  11. Billboard Touring Awards: U2, Journey, Jason Aldean Win Big

    November 10, 2011 9:35 PM EST 0 0 0 U2 , Journey , Kenny Chesney , Perry Farrell and Taylor Swift were among the winners at the 8th annual Billboard Touring Awards, held at the Roosevelt Hotel in New York. Top touring industry award honorees included Live Nation (Top Promoter), C3 Pre ...

  12. Perry Farrell to Receive Inaugural Apple Award, Give Keynote Q&A At Billboard Touring Conference & Awards

    October 25, 2011 3:42 PM EDT In observance of the 20th anniversary of the death of legendary promoter Bill Graham, the inaugural Apple Award will be given to Jane's Addiction/Lollapalooza co-founder Perry Farrell at the eighth annual Billboard Touring Conference & Aw ...

  13. Wolfgang's Vault Opening Entire Concert Catalog For Downloads

    September 29, 2009 6:12 PM EDT 0 0 0 The once controversial Wolfgang's Vault , which has amassed the largest collection of licensed streaming live recordings on the Internet, is about to make a treasure trove of those concerts available for downloading. Beginning Nov. 3, the site ...

  14. Widespread Panic / Nov. 19, 2008 / New York (Irving Plaza)

    November 20, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 In conventional Spreadhead fashion, the floor was packed with legions of drunken frat-heads and drug-addled neo-hippies eagerly awaiting the rare small-theater appearance by the band. Despite what it says on the second-rate marquee outside, Irving P ...

  15. This Day in Music

    November 06, 2008 12:00 AM EST - Justin Timberlake is the big winner at the 10th annual MTV Europe Music Awards, picking up prizes for best album, male artist and pop act. Timberlake, who performs during the show, wins for his 2003 - Justin Timberlake is the big winner at th ...

  16. This Day in Music

    November 03, 2008 12:00 AM EST - Colombian vocalist Juanes adds more statues to his mantel with three wins during the Latin Grammy Awards ceremony at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles. Juanes, who is the all-time leader wit 2005 - Colombian vocalist Juanes adds more statu ...

  17. This Day in Music

    October 25, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Diddy scores his first No. 1 album on The Billboard 200 since 1997 with "Press Play." 2006 - Diddy scores his first No. 1 album on The Billboard 200 since 1997 with "Press Play." 2004 - For his enduring influence and contr ...

  18. Bon Jovi, Panic Get Touring Conference Honors

    October 14, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Bon Jovi's Philadelphia Soul Charitable Foundation and Widespread Panic will be honored with special awards at the 2008 Billboard Touring Awards on Nov. 20 at the Roosevelt Hotel in New York. Bon Jovi's Philadelphia Soul Charitable Foundat ...

  19. Fillmore West Documentary Revived For DVD

    September 11, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Nearly 40 years after it closed for good, famed San Francisco concert venue the Fillmore West will be back in the spotlight this fall via the documentary "Fillmore: The Last Days." Nearly 40 years after it closed for good, famed San Franci ...

  20. No New Hendrix Just Yet On Wolfgang's Vault

    June 10, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Universal Music Enterprises (UME) says there are no plans to release Jimi Hendrix archival material as part of a recent agreement with Wolfgang's Vault to sell vintage live performance downloads on th Universal Music Enterprises (UME) says ther ...

  21. Bill Graham Foundation To Host N.Y. Benefit

    May 21, 2008 12:00 AM EDT In memory of the legendary concert promoter who helped revolutionize the modern day live entertainment business, the San Francisco-based Bill Graham Memorial Foundation is holding its first East Coast benefit concert May 27 at the Fillmore New Yor ...

  22. This Day in Music

    November 06, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Justin Timberlake is the big winner at the 10th annual MTV Europe Music Awards, picking up prizes for best album, male artist and pop act. Timberlake, who performs during the show, wins for his 2003 - Justin Timberlake is the big winner at th ...

  23. This Day in Music

    November 03, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Colombian vocalist Juanes adds more statues to his mantel with three wins during the Latin Grammy Awards ceremony at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles. Juanes, who is the all-time leader wit 2005 - Colombian vocalist Juanes adds more statu ...

  24. This Day in Music

    October 25, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Diddy scores his first No. 1 album on The Billboard 200 since 1997 with "Press Play." 2006 - Diddy scores his first No. 1 album on The Billboard 200 since 1997 with "Press Play." 2004 - For his enduring influence and contr ...

  25. Live Nation Expands Fillmore Franchise In Three Cities

    March 29, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Live Nation will greatly expand its Fillmore franchise with new Fillmore venues in New York, Philadelphia and Detroit, with others to follow. They join Fillmore venues in San Francisco and Denver. Live Nation will greatly expand its Fillmore franchi ...

  26. Wolfgang's Vault Files Countersuit Over Archives

    March 05, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 A rock archive Web site is fighting back against a copyright lawsuit brought by some of music's most notable classic rock acts, dragging two major record labels into the battle. A rock archive Web site is fighting back against a copyright lawsu ...

  27. Wolfgang's Vault Files Countersuit Over Archives

    March 05, 2007 12:00 AM EST A rock archive Web site is fighting back against a copyright lawsuit brought by some of music's most notable classic rock acts, dragging two major record labels into the battle. In December, Led Zeppelin, the Grateful Dead, Santana and the Do ...

  28. Ahmet Ertegun: Reflections From A Music Icon (page 4)

    February 16, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The late Ahmet Ertegun was the link, the most prominent executive of the modern-day music business who also was active at the birth of R&B, rock'n'roll and all the pop fashions since. What follows Continued from page 3 ... You hired Ph ...

  29. The Killers Heading Back On The Road In April

    January 30, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The Killers will return to the road in North America this spring with a three-week tour, beginning April 6 in Santa Barbara, Calif. The group will play a blend of auditoriums, arenas and outdoor amphi The Killers will return to the road in North Ame ...

  30. Rock Legends Sue Over Graham-Sourced Recordings

    December 19, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Some of rock'n'roll's biggest names have teamed up to sue the owner of a Web site that specializes in streaming rare concert recordings. Wolfgang's Vault offers thousands of recordings of rare audio a Some of rock'n'rol ...

  31. Led Zeppelin, Doors Members Sue Wolfgang’s Vault

    December 18, 2006 12:00 AM EST Some of rock 'n' roll's biggest names have teamed up to sue the owner of a Web site that specializes in streaming rare concert recordings. Wolfgang's Vault offers thousands of recordings of rare audio and video music performanc ...

  32. This Day in Music

    November 06, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2000 - </b>Alejandro Sanz picks up two of the 14 music awards at the 47th Premios Ondas, presented in Barcelona. Sanz wins the album category for "El Alma Al Aire," and the honor for best Spanish a 2003 - Justin Timberlake i ...

  33. This Day in Music

    November 03, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2003 - </b>"Coldplay Live 2003," a forthcoming DVD release from Coldplay, receives big screen premieres across the U.S.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2005 - Colombian vocalist Juanes add ...

  34. This Day in Music

    October 25, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1999 - </b>Los Angeles sheriff's investigators search for Sandra Ann Rosas, the wife of Los Lobos singer-guitarist Cesar Rosas, after finding her van abandoned in La Puente, Calif., and arresting h 2004 - For his enduring influen ...

  35. Rock Legends Emerge From Wolfgang's Vault

    February 07, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 A wealth of vintage performances from some of rock's biggest names will hit the Internet "airwaves" tomorrow (Feb. 8) via Wolfgang's Vault. A wealth of vintage performances from some of rock's biggest names will hit the Inte ...

  36. Vintage Bill Graham Archives To Hit Internet

    February 07, 2006 12:00 AM EST Wolfgang's Vault Radio to bow Feb. 8. A wealth of vintage performances from some of rock's biggest legends will hit the Internet "airwaves" tomorrow via Wolfgang's Vault. The rock memorabilia site's Vault Radio will b ...

  37. Vintage Bill Graham Archives To Hit Internet

    February 07, 2006 12:00 AM EST A wealth of vintage performances from some of rock's biggest legends will hit the Internet "airwaves" tomorrow via Wolfgang's Vault. The rock memorabilia site's Vault Radio will bow at 10 a.m. PST. A wealth of vintage perf ...

  38. This Day in Music

    November 06, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2000 - </b>Alejandro Sanz picks up two of the 14 music awards at the 47th Premios Ondas, presented in Barcelona. Sanz wins the album category for "El Alma Al Aire," and the honor for best Spanish a 2003 - Justin Timberlake i ...

  39. This Day in Music

    November 03, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>1998 - </b>Music retailers around the U.S. are flooded with a monster shipment of high-profile releases. Among the most anticipated are Alanis Morissette's sophomore set "Supposed Former Infatuatio 2003 - "Coldplay Live ...

  40. This Day in Music

    October 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1999 - </b>Los Angeles sheriff's investigators search for Sandra Ann Rosas, the wife of Los Lobos singer-guitarist Cesar Rosas, after finding her van abandoned in La Puente, Calif., and arresting h 2004 - For his enduring influen ...

  41. Audit Bad News For Clear Channel

    September 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Bill Graham Presents and its parent company Clear Channel Entertainment have shortchanged Mountain View, Calif., by at least $3.6 million since 1999, according to an independent audit, city officials NASHVILLE -- Bill Graham Presents and its paren ...

  42. Bill Graham Presents Splits In Two

    June 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Chuck Morris will focus on Colorado, Utah, Wyoming. Promoter Bill Graham Presents has become two promotion firms -- Bill Graham Presents and Chuck Morris Presents -- within the Clear Channel Music Group. Chuck Morris originally founded CMP in Denv ...

  43. Costa Preps New Set, Joins Kravitz Tour

    March 23, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Nikka Costa has set a May 24 release for her second Virgin album, "can'tneverdidnothin'," which was originally expected last year. Nikka Costa has set a May 24 release for her second Virgin album, "can'tneverdidnothin&# ...

  44. Kravitz To Hit North American Theaters

    February 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Lenny Kravitz will begin a North American theater tour April 5 at the Nokia Live Theater in Dallas. Lenny Kravitz will begin a North American theater tour April 5 at the Nokia Live Theater in Dallas. Shows for the 27-date "Electric Church: One ...

  45. This Day in Music

    November 06, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2002 - </b>R&B star Usher guest stars in an episode of the revival series "The Twilight Zone." In an episode titled "To Protect and Serve," Usher portrays a young police officer who puts his li 2002 - R&B s ...

  46. This Day in Music

    November 03, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2002 - </b>Lonnie Donegan, known as the "king of skiffle' dies in his sleep in Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, England. He is 71. 2002 - Lonnie Donegan, known as the "king of skiffle' dies in his sleep in Peterboroug ...

  47. This Day in Music

    October 25, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2000 - </b>Billy Ray Cyrus lends his support to two causes when his tour bus stops in 16 different locations on Nashville's Music Row throughout the day to collect food for Second Harvest Food Bank 2000 - Billy Ray Cyrus lends hi ...

  48. The Dead's Winterland Finale Comes To DVD

    October 07, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Before San Francisco's legendary venue Winterland closed its doors on Dec. 31, 1978, it first played host to one final concert by the Grateful Dead. Twenty-five years later, the show will be released Before San Francisco's legendary venue ...

  49. Words and Photos by Lee Jaffe

    May 31, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 At first glance, One Love appears to be a rather suspect photo book. While the oversized (10 by 11.5 inches) tome collects many notably rare photos, including several truly priceless shots of Peter To At first glance, One Love appears to be a rather ...

  50. Teamsters Dispute Resolved For Stones Concerts

    November 08, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 A threat by the Teamsters to shut down this weekend's Rolling Stones concerts in San Francisco was averted when a major promoter gave the union part of the action. Bill Graham Presents announced the d A threat by the Teamsters to shut down this ...

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