1. Irving Azoff and Coachella Founders Headline Billboard Touring Conference in November

    July 19, 2012 6:50 PM EDT Billboard Touring Conference To Feature Azoff Q&A, Coachella FoundersMega-manager Irving Azoff will be the keynote Q&A at the ninth annual Billboard Touring Conference & Awards, set for Nov. 7-8 at the Roosevelt Hotel in New York. Addi ...

  2. Roger Waters Tops Mid-Year Touring Chart

    July 19, 2012 11:05 AM EDT 0 0 0 Roger Waters' The Wall Live tour is continuing on its blockbuster pace, finishing as the highest-grossing year so far in Billboard's Mid-Year Charts, according to Boxscore. The midyear numbers are based on concerts reported to Billboard Bo ...

  3. Varied Bills Boost Boxscores as Touring Biz Sees Strong Midyear Results

    July 18, 2012 7:05 PM EDT Varied Bills Boost Boxscores as Touring Biz Sees Strong Midyear Results Big-event tours and superstars are supposed to sell tickets, so the best indicator for the success of the touring industry is when the list of top tours also includes a health ...

  4. Roger Waters' 'The Wall Live' Tops Billboard's Mid-Year Touring Chart

    July 18, 2012 12:40 PM EDT Roger Waters' The Wall Live tour is continuing on its blockbuster pace, finishing as the highest-grossing year so far in Billboard's Midyear Charts, according to Boxscore. The midyear numbers are based on concerts reported to Billboard B ...

  5. Michael Rapino, Perry Farrell Added to Insomniac's EDMBiz Conference in Las Vegas

    May 23, 2012 5:25 PM EDT Live Nation CEO Michael Rapino and Lollapalooza founder/Jane's Addiction frontman Perry Farrell are among the latest big names to be added to Insomniac's EDMBiz Conference, set for June 5-7 in Las Vegas in the buildup to the city's ...

  6. Rage Against the Machine 'Re-Education Camp' in Store at L.A. Rising Fest

    June 10, 2011 4:17 PM EDT 0 0 0 If everything goes according to plan, July's L.A. Rising festival will be "kind of a Rage Against the Machine re-education camp," according to guitarist Tom Morello . "This festival is going to be different from Coachella, Bonnar ...

  7. Goldenvoice Prez Rick Van Santen Dies

    January 06, 2004 12:00 AM EST Rick Van Santen, co-president of L.A.-based concert promoter Goldenvoice, died Dec. 28. He was 41. He had been suffering from the flu, but tests are under way to determine cause of death. Rick Van Santen, co-president of L.A.-based concert promote ...

  8. Goldenvoice Prez Rick Van Santen Dies

    January 06, 2004 12:00 AM EST Promotion vet passes away at 41 Rick Van Santen, co-president of L.A.-based concert promoter Goldenvoice, died Dec. 28. He was 41. He had been suffering from the flu, but tests are under way to determine cause of death. Van Santen joined Goldenvoi ...