1. Five Finger Death Punch, Volbeat Announce Fall Arena Tour

    May 06, 2014 1:55 PM EDT 0 0 0 This fall's Five Finger Death Punch and Volbeat co-headlining tour has been "years" in the making, according to FFDP guitarist Zoltan Bathory.  "We've tried to do this, actually for two years now," Bathory tells Billboa ...

  2. Riot Fest Toronto Lineup: Death Cab, Afghan Whigs, The National

    May 06, 2014 9:45 AM EDT 0 0 0 The lineup for this year's Riot Fest in Toronto is out, with the loud-and-proud festival and expo poised to host a slate of major bands and elder statesmen of alternative rock 'n' roll.  Among the topline artists set to rattle Downsvi ...

  3. Libertines to Be Paid 'Filthy' Money for Reunion Show in London

    May 02, 2014 11:31 AM EDT 0 0 0 Following rumors of a  £500 million Oasis reunion , the U.K.'s other golden gods, the Libertines, are reportedly being paid 1 million pounds ($1.68 million US) to perform together at London's Hyde Park on July 5 for the first time since th ...

  4. Nas to Headline Essence Festival Kickoff

    May 01, 2014 10:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Trey Songz, K. Michelle, Jazmine Sullivan also on the bill for the Essence "Now Playing" concert Nas has been tapped to kick off the 20th anniversary Essence Festival weekend as headliner of the Essence "Now Playing" concert. Bei ...

  5. Celebrate Brooklyn! Sets 2014 Season: Nick Cave, Janelle Monáe, Nickel Creek + More

    April 30, 2014 12:17 PM EDT St. Vincent, Amos Lee and Shovel & Rope will also play free shows in Brooklyn's Prospect Park; Ticketed dates include The National, Neutral Milk Hotel Amos Lee, Nickel Creek and St. Vincent are among the headliners announced this morning ...

  6. Future Islands, Pusha T Added to Toronto's NXNE Lineup

    April 30, 2014 10:00 AM EDT Future Islands, Pusha T and AraabMUZIK top the bill for Toronto’s North By Northeast (NXNE), the fully-integrated music, film and interactive conference that celebrates its 20th anniversary this year. Related Articles NXNE's Michael Hollett o ...

  7. Enrique Iglesias, Pitbull Announce North American Tour Dates Via Twitter Fans

    April 29, 2014 5:53 PM EDT 0 0 0 Enrique Iglesias and Pitbull have announced dates for their fall co-headlining tour, with a little help. The Latin superstars enlisted some of their biggest fans on Twitter to help announce each date by tweeting their excitement for the tour, in exc ...

  8. Mariah Carey, Ed Sheeran in Lineup for 'Today' Summer Concert Series

    April 29, 2014 12:35 PM EDT NBC's "Today" show announced the lineup for its annual "Toyota Concert Series on Today" on Tuesday, with Mariah Carey slated to kick things off May 16 in Rockefeller Plaza. It will mark Carey's sixth concert for the ...

  9. Miley Cyrus Reschedules 'Bangerz' Tour Dates, Adds Two More Cities

    April 28, 2014 1:38 PM EDT 0 0 0 Miley Cyrus has rescheduled a series of tour dates she postponed earlier this month after being hit with an extreme allergic reaction to antibiotics. The "Wrecking Ball" pop star will resume the U.S. leg of her Bangerz tour on Aug. 1 at Na ...

  10. Outkast Returns to Georgia for CounterPoint Fest

    April 28, 2014 10:44 AM EDT 0 0 0 Despite the wet and muddy conditions, the energy was high for Outkast's performance in their home state at the CounterPoint Music & Arts Festival. Organizers suspended the festival due to heavy rain and inclement weather, pushing Outkast� ...

  11. Jay Z's Made In America Expands to Los Angeles, Becomes Bicoastal Music Fest

    April 16, 2014 2:20 PM EDT The Budweiser-sponsored festival will take place in both L.A. and Philadelphia during Labor Day weekend The Budweiser Made In America festival is expanding to Los Angeles - and staying in its birthplace of Philadelphia, with two simultaneous two-d ...

  12. UB40 Fan Claims Band Made Her Ear Bleed

    April 16, 2014 10:29 AM EDT 0 0 0 A fan who attended a UB40 concert in the U.K. on Monday claims the reggae band's performance caused her ear to bleed – literally. According to multiple accounts from individuals in attendance at the band's show in Cambridge, the bass was s ...

  13. The Who Launching World Tour This Year and 'Hoping' for New Album

    April 16, 2014 8:53 AM EDT The legendary band turns 50 this year and will start playing live around Christmas. Pete Townshend talks hitting the road again ("I'm in good shape"), possible new music and getting older The Who will embark on a tour late this yea ...

  14. Zac Brown Shuffles Band Lineup, Announces Summer Tour

    April 15, 2014 6:35 PM EDT 0 0 0 There’s a lot of excitement surrounding Zac Brown Band, and the reason is three-fold. The award-winning group has a new single, a new member, and will soon be embarking on a big summer tour. The group just released a new single to radio this week, & ...

  15. Bruce Springsteen Makes It Right, Inducts The E Street Band Into Rock Hall

    April 11, 2014 10:20 AM EDT The long-awaited induction of Bruce Springsteen's veteran sidemen, the E Street Band, took place at the 2014 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The bandleader himself inducted his bandmates past and present, taking the crowd through the long histor ...

  16. Aerosmith Returns to Whisky a Go Go, Announces Summer Tour With Slash

    April 08, 2014 8:10 PM EDT December 4, 1973. That was the last time that Aerosmith graced the stage of the Whisky a Go Go… until today.  To kick off their summer tour announcement, the Bad Boys of Boston took the stage at the famed Los Angeles venue for a six-song set. Th ...

  17. Outside Lands 2014: Kanye West, Tom Petty, The Killers Top Lineup

    April 08, 2014 1:00 PM EDT Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Arctic Monkeys, Tiësto and Death Cab For Cutie are also going to San Francisco, Aug. 8-10 Hip-hop superstar Kanye West, who rented out San Fancisco's ballpark last fall so he could propose to Kim Kardashian, will ...

  18. Lollapalooza Brazil 2014: Phoenix, Arcade Fire, Lorde Rock São Paulo

    April 08, 2014 2:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The third edition of Lollapalooza Brazil took place for the first time at the Interlagos racecourse in São Paulo on Saturday and Sunday (April 5-6). The two-day festival brought fans from all over the country who fought the heat during the weekend t ...

  19. Miley Cyrus Cancels Charlotte Show Last Minute

    April 07, 2014 11:42 PM EDT Sorry, Charlotte. Miley Cyrus was forced to cancel her scheduled concert in North Carolina's largest city on Monday night after coming down with a virus. "Cyrus has been diagnosed with the flu and doctors have ordered her to rest," L ...

  20. Justin Timberlake's 20/20 World Tour to Make North American Return

    April 07, 2014 7:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Justin Timberlake 's 20/20 Experience World Tour will return to North America for 13 more arena dates this fall, promoter Live Nation announces today. The 20/20 Experience World Tour is promoted worldwide by Live Nation's Global Touring di ...

  21. Coachella Festival to Air Live on YouTube, AXS TV

    April 02, 2014 3:38 PM EDT 2 2 0 AXS TV will broadcast the second weekend of the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, after Goldenvoice streams the opening weekend on YouTube. Twenty hours of live performances will be put on the network on the second weekend. Coachella 2014: 1 ...

  22. Luis Fonsi, David Bisbal to Headline Billboard Latin Music Concert

    April 02, 2014 11:37 AM EDT Global pop stars Luis Fonsi and David Bisbal will share the stage for the Billboard Latin Music 25th Anniversary Concert, taking place April 23 at Liv Nightclub in Miami Beach. The one-of-a-kind show was organized as a milestone to celebrate Billbo ...

  23. Vive Latino 2014: Arcade Fire, Nine Inch Nails, Los Tigres del Norte Heat Up Mexico City

    April 01, 2014 7:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 Bands like Arcade Fire , Nine Inch Nails and Los Tigres del Norte lit up the sky with music at Vive Latino 2014 . The 15th edition of the music festival continues being one of the biggest and longest events of its type, attracting thousands to the F ...

  24. Kendrick Lamar, Flaming Lips to Headline Inaugural Hudson Project

    April 01, 2014 2:28 PM EDT 0 0 0 Kendrick Lamar, Flaming Lips, Bassnectar and Modest Mouse will headline the inaugural edition of The Hudson Project , a new three-day festival set for July 11-13 in Saugerties, NY. Located at Winston Farm in view of the Catskill Mountains and featur ...

  25. Future, The Roots Headlining Late-Night BET Experience

    April 01, 2014 9:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Late-night concerts by Future and The Roots & Friends plus two nights of comedy head the Club Nokia lineup for the second annual BET Experience at L.A. Live (June 27-29). Today's talent announcement from BET follows in the wake of the netwo ...

  26. 'Nashville' Cast Members Going on Tour

    March 31, 2014 4:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 More than a year after word first leaked that the stars of country music drama "Nashville" would hit the road, ABC has made it official. The network on Monday announced that stars Charles Esten (Deacon), Clare Bowen (Scarlett), Jonathan Ja ...

  27. Neil Young Covers Dylan, Hardin at Hollywood's Dolby Theater: Live Review

    March 31, 2014 2:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 The second night of Neil Young's stand at the Dolby Theater in Hollywood closely resembled the first night's set list, adding covers of Tim Hardin and Bob Dylan songs to replace rarely played gems from his own catalog. Both nights emphasiz ...

  28. Lollapalooza 2014 Lineup: Outkast, Eminem, Kings of Leon to Headline

    March 26, 2014 7:43 AM EDT It's official: Eminem, Skrillex, Kings of Leon and Arctic Monkeys will rock this year's Lollapalooza. The acts, named in a previous report by the Chicago Tribune , will be joined by Calvin Harris and reunited rap duo Outkast atop the ...

  29. How Mick Jagger's Tragedy Could Cost the Rolling Stones Up to $10 Million

    March 22, 2014 9:37 AM EDT By postponing the Australian leg of their 14 On Fire Tour following the death of Mick Jagger's longtime girlfriend L'Wren Scott, the Rolling Stones and multiple parties involved in staging the tour potentially could be on the hook for a ...

  30. St. Vincent Delivers 'Groove Element' at Grammy Museum Show, Q&A

    March 21, 2014 2:35 PM EDT 0 0 0 Rarely does a Grammy Museum presentation of a Q&A and a performance feel like two different people are contained within a single person. Thursday night, Annie Clark eloquently and gracefully explained her history and art, creative process, upbri ...

  31. Lady Gaga Taps K-Pop Act Crayon Pop to Open Summer Tour Dates

    March 20, 2014 2:08 PM EDT 0 0 0 K-pop sensation Crayon Pop, the colorful quintet who scored a viral hit last year with the infectious, dance craze-creating single "Bar Bar Bar," have been announced as one of the openers on Lady Gaga's upcoming "Artpop" tou ...

  32. Rolling Stones Plot Return to Australia, New Zealand This Fall

    March 20, 2014 9:11 AM EDT Organizer tells Billboard demand was great for the Australia/New Zealand leg of the band's 14 On Fire tour. "The shows were sold out immediately" The Rolling Stones, forced to postpone the Australian leg of the band's 14 On Fir ...

  33. Nine Inch Nails, Queens of the Stone Age Close Out Australia Trek: Live Review

    March 18, 2014 10:17 AM EDT It’s a rare spectacle when Nine Inch Nails go on as anyone’s support act. That happened Monday night in Brisbane. Trent Reznor’s industrial heavyweights opened at the top end of the bill, with Queens of the Stone Age closing-out the concert. It’s ...

  34. Nine Inch Nails and Soundgarden Announce Tour

    March 16, 2014 6:05 PM EDT 1 0 0 Nine Inch Nails and Soundgarden have announced a co-headlining tour for this summer that will take the '90s-era rock titans across North America. The 23-date trek will visit sheds in most major markets beginning July 19 in Las Vegas. While an o ...

  35. Lou Reed Tribute: An Epic, Weird Night at SXSW for 'One Motherf---er of a Songwriter'

    March 15, 2014 10:13 AM EDT Alejandro Escovedo, Lucinda Williams, Spandau Ballet, Chuck Prophet, the Black Lips, Suzanne Vega and Sean Lennon were among the artists at the first full-scale tribute to Lou Reed since his death The absence of a full-scale, high-profile tribute ...

  36. New Order, Iggy Pop and Patti Smith Jam for Tibet

    March 12, 2014 9:50 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fans jumped high in their seats. Others raced to the front of the stage. The rest of the audience yelled excitedly. Carnegie Hall is a seated venue, but music lovers watching Iggy Pop and members of New Order on Tuesday night were eager and lost in ...

  37. Beck Announces North American Tour

    March 11, 2014 7:02 PM EDT 0 0 0 Hot off the release of his second-highest charting album ever, Beck has announced a small slate of North America live dates for the coming months. The singer-songwriter's first show, April 9 in Santa Barbara, Calif. will act as a warm-up to his ...

  38. Parahoy! Day 2: Tegan & Sara Showcase 'Heartthrob'

    March 09, 2014 10:07 AM EDT "I feel like we're at Coachella but on the ocean," gushed Tegan Quin Paramore didn't perform on the first full day at sea (and second overall) of Parahoy! but their supporting cast and plenty of maritime amusements kept the thre ...

  39. Romeo Santos Announces 'Formula Vol. 2' Tour

    March 06, 2014 3:47 PM EST 0 0 0 The first leg of Romeo Santos' Formula Vol. 2 Tour was announced today (March 6) with15 initial U.S. arena dates revealed. The tour will open in Los Angeles on May 22, and includes his previously confirmed Yankee Stadium show on July 12. He wil ...

  40. Is Lady Gaga's Tour Flopping? Live Nation Slams 'Ridiculous' Reports

    March 06, 2014 2:03 PM EST 0 0 0 Reports that ticket sales for Lady Gaga's artRave: the ARTPOP Ball tour are struggling are "ridiculous," according to Athur Fogel, Chairman of Live Nation's Global Touring division, producers of the tour. Ticket sales for North A ...

  41. Queen + Adam Lambert Announce Summer Tour

    March 06, 2014 11:28 AM EST 1.038 k 207 15 As expected, Queen and Adam Lambert have announced a North American summer tour that will take the legendary rock band and the young-gun singer on a 19-date trek starting June 19 in Chicago. Joining Lambert will be original Queen members Br ...

  42. Dr. John Getting All-Star Tribute in New Orleans: Gregg Allman, Lucinda Williams, Widespread Panic Set for 'Musical Mojo' Concert

    March 05, 2014 3:45 PM EST Dr. John's only performance during this year's installment of Jazz Fest will be a doozy. The New Orleans legend is getting an all-star tribute on May 3 with a lineup featuring Gregg Allman, Lucinda Williams, Widespread Panic, The Blind B ...

  43. Yandel Announces New Solo 'VIP Tour'

    March 04, 2014 3:38 PM EST 0 0 0 Reggaeton star Yandel, who is a finalist for several Billboard Latin Music Awards , is kicking off his first U.S. solo tour with stops across the country including New York, Las Vegas and San Francisco. The urban music artist will also include three ...

  44. Linkin Park, 30 Seconds to Mars Announce Carnivores Tour

    March 04, 2014 3:17 PM EST 1.56 k 666 5 Two of rock's biggest bands, Linkin Park and 30 Seconds to Mars, are hitting the road for a co-headlining tour this summer, it was announced Tuesday morning at a Hollywood press conference. Joining the groups on what has been dubbed the ...

  45. Bruce Springsteen to Headline Free Festival During Final Four Week

    March 04, 2014 11:17 AM EST 0 0 0 Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band will headline the 2014 NCAA March Madness Music Festival, running in conjunction with the Final Four tournament, from April 4 to April 6. Springsteen will close the outdoor festival, to be held at Reunion Park ...

  46. 50 Cent to Headline Live-Streamed SXSW Concert (Exclusive)

    March 03, 2014 2:42 PM EST Rapper 50 Cent is set to headline a South By Southwest concert on March 11 that will be live-streamed via Hang w/, a mobile app that's being used by dozens of celebrities to broadcast their daily activities and chat with fans. A technophile ...

  47. Jill Scott, 'Frozen' Writers Perform at First-Ever Oscar Concert

    February 28, 2014 1:43 PM EST 4 0 0 This year's five Oscar-nominated composers delivered the first-ever Oscar concert Feb. 27 at UCLA's Royce Hall, creating suites for orchestra from their film work. And between the light bounce of Alexandre Desplat's "Philomena&qu ...

  48. Cee Lo, Blondie and Green Day's Foxboro Hot Tubs to Rock Rachael Ray's SXSW Party

    February 28, 2014 12:00 PM EST Green Day's Foxboro Hot Tubs side project, Cee Lo Green and Blondie will be partying with Rachael Ray at the syndicated TV hosts's seventh annual Feedback party during this year's South By Southwest Music Conference & Festival i ...

  49. Rick Springfield Announces Tour With Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo

    February 28, 2014 9:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Rick Springfield will take a break from his own solo tour this summer to co-headline a multi-city trek with old friends and fellow hitmakers Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo. Springfield, Benatar and Giraldo will launch the tour June 29 at Raleigh' ...

  50. Soundgarden to Perform All of 'Superunknown' at SXSW's iTunes Festival

    February 26, 2014 12:20 PM EST Two deluxe reissue packages also announced to celebrate the album's 20-year anniversary This year marks the 20-year anniversary of Soundgarden's Seattle grunge classic "Superunknown" and the Chris Cornell-led band is marking t ...

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