1. America's Most Influential Clubs

    July 12, 2012 7:00 PM EDT So what makes a great club? We know that clubs serve as both a critical artist-­development tool and an opportunity for more established acts to reconnect with their fans on a more intimate level. Q Prime South manager John Peets, who has develope ...

  2. Michael Kiwanuka Talks 'Home Again' Album, Tour & Adele

    March 31, 2012 10:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 His voice has drawn comparisons to Otis Redding and Bill Withers , but hotly buzzed-about U.K. soul singer Michael Kiwanuka says that he's keen to establish himself as a performer in his own right. "The artists that I'm compared to ar ...

  3. The 10 Most Influential Clubs in North America

    June 24, 2011 12:24 PM EDT What makes a great club? Intelligent booking, great production values, the ability to raise an act's profile not only locally but regionally or even nationally-the latter entirely possible in this age of social networking. As Patterson Hood ...

  4. Coachella Expansion Aims to 'Create More Room' for Fans, Says Fest Founder

    June 01, 2011 2:28 PM EDT 0 0 0 The Coachella festival's producers shocked the live music business community yesterday when they announced that there will be two festivals next year : on back-to-back weekends, with the same lineup. Festival founder and producer Paul Tollett, ...

  5. Touring Execs Weigh Grammy Impact

    February 06, 2009 12:00 AM EST A recent study by Billboard parent the Nielsen Co. has examined the impact the Grammy nominations, wins and television performances have on album and digital sales (Billboard, Feb. 7). But what's the result on an artist's touring busines ...

  6. Making The Leap In 2007

    January 25, 2007 12:00 AM EST Having jumped from support slots in sweaty clubs to headlining for thousands in theaters and arenas, bands like the Killers, Fall Out Boy and Panic! at the Disco know a thing or two about paying their dues before becoming box-office sellouts. Whil ...