1. New York State Capital's Times Union Center, 25 Years Young, Undergoes a $15.7 Million Renovation

    July 31, 2015 10:22 AM EDT The crowd was old for Beatlemania-style hysterics. But when Paul McCartney played the Times Union Center in Albany, N.Y., last July, grown-ups were reduced to tears. “I saw older men who were sitting in their seats and crying,” recalls arena gene ...

  2. Marc Geiger Invests in Audiam (Exclusive)

    March 17, 2014 7:50 PM EDT Marc Geiger, the head of music for William Morris Endeavor who co-founded Lollapalooza and was an early proponent of digital streaming, has personally invested an undisclosed amount in Audiam, a start-up that collects money from YouTube on behalf ...

  3. Bruce Springsteen Closes Out First Weekend of New Orleans Jazz Fest

    April 30, 2012 6:04 AM EDT NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- Bruce Springsteen has closed out the first weekend of the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival with a 2 1/2-hour show that combined crowd-pleasers such as "Born to Run" with the cover tune of his new CD, Wrecking ...

  4. American Country Awards: Zac Brown, Jason Aldean Lead Nominees

    October 13, 2011 11:05 AM EDT 0 0 0 The nominations for the 2nd Annual American Country Awards were announced, and it was a big day for many of the top younger stars in the format. Jason Aldean and the Zac Brown Band led the way with eight nominations each. On their heels were newcome ...

  5. Train Unveils 'Drops of Jupiter' Wine

    June 22, 2011 1:22 PM EDT 0 0 0 The Grammy-winning group Train has been making waves with its wine club , and now, the trio is taking the next step with its own wine. Starting next week, fans will be able to buy Drops of Jupiter Petite Sirah wine from Train's online wine club ...

  6. Update: Jimmy Buffett Hospitalized After Sydney Stage Fall

    January 26, 2011 3:45 PM EST 0 0 0 J immy Buffett was rushed to a hospital in Sydney, Australia on Wednesday (Jan. 26) after the 64-year-old singer fell offstage and remained unconscious for several minutes, according to reports. 25 Stage Falls, Trips, And Slips Australia newspaper T ...

  7. Bruce Springsteen, Wilco Soar At Bonnaroo

    June 14, 2009 11:15 AM EDT 0 0 0 On Saturday night, Bruce Springsteen found himself in a position he probably can't remember last being in: having to preach to the not necessarily converted. Springsteen and the E Street Band's headlining slot at Bonnaroo was only the band ...

  8. Chart Beat: Flo Rida, Atlantic, Mac McAnally

    February 19, 2009 4:11 PM EST 0 0 0 SPINNING THE 'RIGHT' STUFF: If it had happened less than two years ago, this week's 58-1 leap for Flo Rida's "Right Round" (Poe Boy/Atlantic) would have set the record for the biggest jump to No. 1 on The Billboard Hot ...

  9. This Day in Music

    December 25, 2008 12:00 AM EST - James Brown, the singer, songwriter, bandleader and dancer who indelibly transformed 20th-century music, dies in Atlanta of congestive heart failure after being hospitalized for pneumonia. He i 2006 - James Brown, the singer, songwriter, band ...

  10. This Day in Music

    December 25, 2007 12:00 AM EST - James Brown, the singer, songwriter, bandleader and dancer who indelibly transformed 20th-century music, dies in Atlanta of congestive heart failure after being hospitalized for pneumonia. He i 2006 - James Brown, the singer, songwriter, band ...

  11. Stewart, Connick Jr., Morrison Set For Jazz Fest

    January 25, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Organizers of the 38th annual New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival have announced the lineup for this year's two-weekend event. Rod Stewart, Van Morrison, Norah Jones, Brad Paisley and Dr. John le Organizers of the 38th annual New Orleans J ...

  12. This Day in Music

    December 25, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>1978 - </b>Public Image Ltd. makes its debut performance at the Rainbow Theatre in London.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 1999 - Sawyer Brown singer Mark Miller hosts cable channel Shop At Home ...

  13. Springsteen's New Band Added To Jazz Fest

    March 08, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Bruce Springsteen and his new Seeger Sessions Band, Herbie Hancock, Etta James and Warren Haynes have been added to the lineup for the 2006.. Bruce Springsteen and his new Seeger Sessions Band, Herbie Hancock, Etta James and Warren Haynes have been ...

  14. Dylan, Simon, DMB Sign On For Jazz Fest

    February 15, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The event will be held in its usual location at the city's Fair Grounds Race Course on April 28-30 and May 5-7, despite the ravages of Hurricane Katrina. Bob Dylan, Paul Simon, Dave Matthews Band, Jimmy Buffet, Allen Toussaint with Elvis Costel ...

  15. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    February 13, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Sergio Mendes offers up his first album in more than eight years flanked by a modern-day cast of characters like the Black Eyed Peas' will.i.am, Bela Fleck regroups with the Flecktones and indie rocke The debut album from U.K. rock act the Subw ...

  16. Rhino Preps Larson Tribute Concert Set

    January 04, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Rhino has set a Feb. 14 release date for "Lotta Love Concert," a tribute to late vocalist Nicolette Larson staged Feb. 21-22, 1998, at the Santa Monica (Calif.) Civic Auditorium. Rhino has set a Feb. 14 release date for "Lotta Love Co ...

  17. This Day in Music

    December 25, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>1978 - </b>Public Image Ltd. makes its debut performance at the Rainbow Theatre in London.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 1999 - Sawyer Brown singer Mark Miller hosts cable channel Shop At Home ...

  18. 2005 Academy of Country Music Awards Nominees

    March 04, 2005 12:00 AM EST Academy of Country Music Awards Nominees Here are the nominees for the 2005 Academy of Country Music Awards, to be handed out May 17 in Las Vegas: ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR BROOKS & DUNN KENNY CHESNEY TOBY KEITH TIM McGRAW KEITH URBAN TOP MAL ...

  19. This Day in Music

    December 25, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>1999 - </b>Sawyer Brown singer Mark Miller hosts cable channel Shop At Home's "Hope for the Holidays" initiative benefiting St. Jude's Children's Hospital. All proceeds from all merchandise sold on 1999 - Sawy ...

  20. Hurricane Blows Away Jackson's NYC Show

    September 18, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Alan Jackson's free performance tomorrow (Sept. 19) in New York's Rockefeller Plaza has been postponed due to the impending landfall of Hurricane Isabel. The country hitmaker was due to perform as par Alan Jackson's free performance t ...

  21. A Closer Look At Music-Related Television This Week

    August 25, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fine Tuning - Weekly column highlighting music on TV during the week of Aug. 25-31, 2003. Love 'em or hate 'em, the MTV Video Music Awards are always at least interesting. Be it the outfits on the artists of the moment, the over the top pe ...

  22. Jackson, Dashboard Albums Bow On Top

    August 20, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 New albums from country star Alan Jackson and moody indie rock act Dashboard Confessional shake up the top of The Billboard 200 this week. Jackson's "Greatest Hits Volume II" (Arista Nashville) and Da New albums from country star Alan ...

  23. 'Crazy' Beyoncé Stops Chingy 'Right Thurr'

    July 31, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 A surge in airplay sends Chingy's "Right Thurr" further up Billboard's Hot 100, but its quest for No. 1 remains thwarted by Beyoncé's "Crazy in Love" featuring Jay-Z. "Crazy in Love" continues it A surge ...

  24. This Day in Music

    December 25, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>1999 - </b>Sawyer Brown singer Mark Miller hosts cable channel Shop At Home's ""Hope for the Holidays"" initiative benefiting St. Jude's Children's Hospital. All proceeds from all merchandise sold 19 ...

  25. Hundreds Of Acts Flock To 2002 Jazz Fest

    February 18, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Hundreds of acts, including Lenny Kravitz, Wynton Marsalis, Melissa Etheridge, Bonnie Raitt, and India.Arie, have signed on to play the annual New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, to be held at t Hundreds of acts, including Lenny Kravitz, Wynto ...