1. Global Citizen, Live Nation Team Up to Fight Poverty

    July 13, 2016 10:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Global Citizen and Live Nation have forged a multi-year partnership that will use live entertainment — including the 2016 Global Citizen Festival — to drive advocacy to end extreme poverty and other global issues.   Live Nation will produce the Glob ...

  2. Adele Pays Tribute to Prince as U.S. Tour Kicks Off With Dazzling Minnesota Concert

    July 06, 2016 3:37 AM EDT 0 0 0 Two eyes, enormous and tightly shut, greeted the Adele fans filing into the sold­out Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, Minnesota, for the opening night of the British superstar's long-­awaited U.S. tour. Those darkly shadowed lids were immediatel ...

  3. Tidal to Livestream Nick Jonas & Demi Lovato Tour Date

    June 28, 2016 7:01 AM EDT 0 0 0 Maybe you can't make it out to see Demi Lovato and Nick Jonas on their about-to-launch Honda Civic Tour. Tidal's got you. On Wednesday, Jay Z's streaming service will livestream the Atlanta kick-off date of the Future Now tour. The Ti ...

  4. Dead & Company Delivers Classics and Surprises at New York's Citi Field

    June 27, 2016 5:24 AM EDT 0 0 0 From the parking lot to the stage at New York’s Citi Field on Saturday night, there was a sense of continuity. As Deadheads arrived for the first show of a two-night Dead & Company   swing at the Mets baseball stadium, tents were pitched to the ...

  5. Ann Coulter: I'm A Grateful Dead Fan For Life (Exclusive)

    June 24, 2016 5:33 PM EDT 0 0 0 The conservative political pundit and author of 12 New York Times bestsellers estimates she saw the band 67 times and still listens to her 50 live tapes. "Loads of Deadheads were libertarians- and not just for the drug laws." I think I wen ...

  6. Joe Walsh Dedicates 'Entire Show' to Glenn Frey As 'One Hell Of A Night Tour' Hits Detroit

    June 23, 2016 2:43 AM EDT 0 0 0 It was indeed one hell of a night for Joe Walsh and his fans on Wednesday (June 22) in suburban Detroit. The veteran rocker's stop at the DTE Energy Music Theatre in Independence Township, Mich. -- part of Walsh's One Hell Of A Night Tour ...

  7. Alabama Shakes to Bring Sound & Color to 31st Annual Farm Aid Concert in Virginia

    June 21, 2016 12:01 AM EDT 0 0 0 Sturgill Simpson, Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats, Margo Price, Jamey Johnson, Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real, Carlene Carter and Insects vs. Robots also join the bill. Alabama Shakes , the roots-rock quintet that topped the Billbo ...

  8. Beyonce Dedicates 'Halo' to Victims of Orlando Shooting

    June 15, 2016 1:44 AM EDT 0 0 0 Beyonce closed the first leg of her Formation World Tour not by declaring triumph for filling stadiums around North America during the past seven weeks but by paying her respects for last weekend's murder victims in Florida. Introducing the clo ...

  9. Booming British Live Market Grows to Generate $5.2 Billion

    June 13, 2016 9:54 AM EDT 0 0 0 Close to 30 million people attended live music events in the United Kingdom last year, contributing £3.7 billion ($5.2 billion) to the local economy, according to new figures from umbrella trade organization UK Music. The third and most comprehenisv ...

  10. Reggae Legend Toots Hibbert Talks Hiatus, Maytals U.S. Tour in First Interview Since Onstage Attack

    June 02, 2016 12:33 PM EDT 0 0 0 Veteran Jamaican singer Frederick "Toots" Hibbert , lead singer of Toots and the Maytals , whose six-decade career was halted in 2013 following an injury at a Virginia music festival, begins his much anticipated return tour of the U.S. on ...

  11. Rick Springfield Unveils National Tour with Loverboy, Night Ranger, 38 Special & More

    June 02, 2016 9:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Rick Springfield will hit the road this summer for a hits-loaded national tour featuring a cast of special guests.  The likes of '80s hitmakers Loverboy, Night Ranger, 38 Special, The Fixx, The Romantics, and Tommy Tutone will join the Australi ...

  12. Supergroup Prophets of Rage Unleash RATM, Public Enemy & Cypress Hill Anthems at Debut Gig in L.A.

    June 01, 2016 4:00 AM EDT "It has to start somewhere. It has to start sometime," the breakdown of the Rage Against The Machine song "Guerilla Radio" begins. "What better place than here? What better time than now?" Those questions came towards ...

  13. Watch Adele Shut Down a Fan for Filming Her Concert

    May 30, 2016 5:40 AM EDT 0 0 0 Dance, sing, cry, holler all you like. But if you film Adele’s concert instead of participating, watch out!  The British superstar took offense with a ticket-holder who chose to watch a recent show though a camera monitor. "Yeah, I want to tell ...

  14. Irving Azoff, MSG Plan Music-Only Las Vegas Arena

    May 25, 2016 8:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Madison Square Garden Company and Irving Azoff , chairman/CEO of Azoff Madison Square Garden Entertainment, the team behind the return to glory of the Forum in Los Angeles, have partnered with Las Vegas Sands Corp. to bring a new 17,500-capacity ...

  15. Moogfest: Techno-Optimism and the Wide, Wide World of Weird Music

    May 23, 2016 2:28 PM EDT 0 0 0 A barefooted and smiling older man appeared stage right with a classical guitar. Singing a song in Catalan, he coolly moved up and down the aisles, presenting his feet to various audience members as, leaning so hard he nearly tumbled over. Then he d ...

  16. Live Nation Launches $20 Ticket Promo For 1,000 Shows, 150 Artists

    May 10, 2016 9:26 AM EDT 0 0 0 The special program begins Friday the 13th. Live Nation, the world's largest promoter, will announce today that it is bringing back the $20 "Kickoff To Summer" ticket promotion that helped the firm hit record numbers at its amphitheat ...

  17. Dave Matthews Band Raises $1.5M For Charity With Summer Tour Opener

    May 09, 2016 10:58 PM EDT 0 0 0 Dave Matthews Band launched its 2016 summer tour with a sold-out benefit concert at John Paul Jones Arena in its hometown of Charlottesville, Va., that raised more than $1.5 million for local charities.   The band, which is celebrating its 25th anni ...

  18. Beyoncé Adds Dates to Formation World Tour

    May 05, 2016 8:30 AM EDT 0 0 0 Citing demand, Live Nation and Parkwood Entertainment have added an additional seven shows to the North American leg of Beyonce 's Formation stadium tour. The new shows, as well as the makeup date of the postponed May 5 Nashville show (now on O ...

  19. Beyonce's 'Formation' Concert in North Carolina Halted Due to Lightning

    May 03, 2016 10:46 PM EDT 0 0 0 Beyonce’s Formation tour date in Raleigh, North Carolina has been evacuated due to lightning. The open-air concert at Carter-Finley Stadium was postponed due to inclement weather, though the tour’s producers Live Nation is confident the show will go ...

  20. Summer's Hottest Tours -- From Beyonce to Adele and Beyond

    April 29, 2016 2:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 From A(dele) To Z(ac Brown) In theaters, arenas and stadiums, top superstars are driving a $1 billion season for live music. In just 15 weeks of the summer, between Memorial Day and Labor Day, the live music business in North America earns almost ha ...

  21. Dan Boeckner's Post-Punk Operators Anthems Get Fans Dancing at L.A. Concert

    April 11, 2016 10:52 PM EDT 0 0 0 Following the recent announcement that Wolf Parade’s hiatus has ended and the band will perform its first shows in five years, including an appearance at this year’s FYF Fest, singer-guitarist Dan Boeckner (also of Divine Fits , Atlas Strategic and ...

  22. Disney's 'The Little Mermaid' Comes To The Hollywood Bowl Starring Sara Bareilles And Rebel Wilson: Exclusive

    April 06, 2016 9:02 AM EDT 16.313 k 0 5 Ariel will make her Hollywood Bowl debut June 4 when Sara Bareilles and Rebel Wilson headline a cast performing the songs from Disney’s The Little Mermaid as the film plays backed by a 71-piece live orchestra. Bareilles will play Ariel, the t ...

  23. Brian Wilson Takes 'Pet Sounds' on Tour: Embracing an Unexpected Career as a Live Artist

    March 17, 2016 6:49 PM EDT 0 0 0 Brian Wilson will perform the landmark Pet Sounds album in its entirety on tour this year to mark the 50th anniversary of this hugely influential Beach Boys album, the latest -- and busiest -- run for an artist who has built an unexpected career as ...

  24. Billy Joel Adds 36th Madison Square Garden Show

    March 17, 2016 9:19 AM EDT 0 0 0 Billy Joel will play his 36th show in the landmark "franchise" run at Madison Square Garden in New York, on Dec. 17. In what amounts to the most successful arena engagement of all time, the monthly, open-ended residency at the Garden will ...

  25. Odesza to Headline Inaugural 'Olympia-By-Night' Event at Iconic Paris Venue

    January 27, 2016 9:42 AM EST 0 0 0 Citing demand, Paris concert hall L'Olympia has announced a new series of late-night events called "Olympia-By-Night." The Vivendi-owned venue said the inaugural event will take place April 2 and feature American electronic music duo ...

  26. Making 'History': The Eagles' Legacy as the Billion-Dollar Road Band

    January 26, 2016 11:53 AM EST The untimely death of Eagles founding member Glenn Frey on Jan. 18 at 67 could well close the curtain on one of the most remarkable touring careers in history. The Eagles' touring history, marked by a 14-year hiatus after they disbanded in 19 ...

  27. StubHub to Sponsor Jennifer Lopez's Las Vegas Residency: Exclusive

    January 26, 2016 10:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The secondary ticket marketplace is named the official partner of J.Lo's "All I Have" stand at Planet Hollywood Resort. In its latest collaboration with the primary live music business, StubHub, the leading secondary ticket marketplac ...

  28. East Coast Blizzard Set to Dump on Your Concert Plans

    January 22, 2016 9:02 AM EST 0 0 0 It looks like a lot of music fans' weekend concert plans will be shut down, at least for those living in much of the Eastern U.S., as a massive blizzard slams a wide swath of the country today.  Among the major Northeastern cities expected to b ...

  29. Tickets for David Bowie Tribute Going for Over $3,000, Organizer 'Looking Into' Livestream

    January 13, 2016 12:37 PM EST Michael Dorf ’s “Music of David Bowie” tribute concert at Carnegie Hall was in the planning stages for seven months when the rock icon passed away over the weekend. Following his death, the March 31 concert was quickly changed from a tribute to a m ...

  30. Adele and Bruce Springsteen Tours Spark Battle Behind Jacked-Up 'Spec Pricing'

    January 07, 2016 11:21 AM EST 0 0 0 Red-hot tour onsales by Adele and Bruce Springsteen sparked renewed furor around ticket reselling in late 2015, challenging the primary industry to even the playing field and frustrating fans who found themselves faced with much higher prices on the ...

  31. Farm Aid 30th Anniversary TV Special Boasts Archive Sets From Allman Brothers, B.B. King & More

    January 06, 2016 3:17 PM EST 0 0 0 Farm Aid, the music industry’s longest-running concert for a cause, will premiere an AXS TV special Jan. 10 filmed during its 30th anniversary in Chicago this past September, with performances by Willie Nelson , Neil Young , John Mellencamp , Dave M ...

  32. Go Behind the Scenes at 'New Year's Rockin' Eve' With Demi Lovato, Luke Bryan and More

    December 31, 2015 9:04 PM EST Before Dick Clark’s New Years Rockin' Eve With Ryan Seacrest went live at 8 p.m. (ET), Billboard crashed the party on Luke Bryan , Demi Lovato , and Wiz Khalifa and Charlie Puth . The country star rehearsed his set earlier today in Times Squ ...

  33. Jon Bon Jovi, Debbie Harry & Bobby Bandiera Rock for a Good Cause at New Jersey Hope Concert: Live Review

    December 24, 2015 5:09 PM EST Early in the night for the second of two Hope charity concerts at the Count Basie Theatre in Red Bank, N.J.,  Jon Bon Jovi  told the audience that they were the lucky ones. "We made it through the first set," he smiled. "That was t ...

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