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  1. 6 Questions: Steve Lillywhite

    August 22, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Next month, superstar producer Steve Lillywhite will celebrate the 30th anniversary of his first hit record (Siouxsie & the Banshees' "Hong Kong Garden") from a studio in Texas, where he'll be producing the next effort from ...

  2. Dave Matthews Band's LeRoi Moore Dies At 46

    August 20, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Dave Matthews Band saxophone player LeRoi Moore, one of the group's founding members and a key part of its eclectic jazz-infused sound, died Tuesday (Aug. 19) from injuries he sustained in an all-terrain vehicle accident in June. He was 46. T ...

  3. MTV To Overhaul MHD Channel

    August 12, 2008 12:00 AM EDT MTV Networks' high-definition music channel MHD is getting an overhaul. The channel will be re-named Palladia, and will offer a fresh slate of music programming, beginning Sept. 1. "It's a bigger, more distinct name for a channel th ...

  4. U.S. Sheds See Grosses, Attendances Rising

    August 07, 2008 12:00 AM EDT As Live Nation preps for its Q2 earnings call after market close today, the company can at least point to an amphitheater season that has not only weathered an iffy economy in the first half of the year, but managed to post some improved numbers. ...

  5. Disturbed Scores Third Straight No. 1 Album

    June 11, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Disturbed claims its third Billboard 200 No. 1 as "Indestructible" bows atop the chart this week. Moving 252,000 units, according to Nielsen SoundScan, the Warner Bros. set follows in the footsteps of the rock act's 2002 album " ...

  6. Bill Graham Foundation To Host N.Y. Benefit

    May 21, 2008 12:00 AM EDT In memory of the legendary concert promoter who helped revolutionize the modern day live entertainment business, the San Francisco-based Bill Graham Memorial Foundation is holding its first East Coast benefit concert May 27 at the Fillmore New Yor ...

  7. Live Nation, AdBrite Launch eFan Finder

    May 09, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Live Nation has partnered with Internet ad network AdBrite to launch eFan Finder, a free tool designed to track the performance of Live Nation's online advertising campaigns for concerts it markets and produces across North America. In conjun ...

  8. Dave Matthews Band Joins Cancer Benefit Series

    May 09, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The Dave Matthews Band will perform at New York's Madison Square Garden on Sept. 10 as part of the inaugural Stand Up For A Cure concert series, designed to raise funds and awareness for lung cancer research at the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Ca ...

  9. Vegoose Producers Pull Plug On This Year's Fest

    May 05, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Las Vegas festival Vegoose will not happen in 2008, according to Jonathan Mayers, president of Superfly Presents, co-producer of Vegoose with A.C. Productions. "We're not going to do Vegoose this year," Mayers tells Billboard.biz. M ...

  10. DMB, Ticketmaster Partner For Free Digital Album

    March 28, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The Dave Matthews Band and Ticketmaster have teamed up to offer concertgoers an exclusive digital album comprising material from the rock troupe's upcoming 40-city North American summer tour. Fans who purchase tickets through Ticketmaster dur ...

  11. Sale Heads New Paradigm Artist Marketing Unit

    March 24, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Lori Sale has been named head of Paradigm Artist Marketing, a new division within the agency that will seek out marketing and 360 degree deals for their clients. Sale previously was head of global branded entertainment at ICM. Paradigm Artist Mark ...

  12. Billboard Q&A: Reverb's Adam Gardner

    March 20, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Adam Gardner has come a long way since nicknaming his band's tour bus "the Earth Eater." Last October, the Guster guitarist/vocalist, who also co-founded environmental nonprofit Reverb, traveled from his home in Portland, Maine, to ...

  13. Dave Matthews Band, Tom Petty Lead Mile High Festival

    March 18, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The Dave Matthews Band and Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers will headline the first Mile High Music Festival, to be held July 19-20 at Dick's Sporting Goods Park in Commerce City, Colo. Other artists scheduled to perform include John Mayer, ...

  14. Reverb: Dave Matthews Trek Hits Green High Note

    March 13, 2008 12:00 AM EDT More than 3.3 million pounds of carbon dioxide was eliminated as a result of the Dave Matthews Band's 2007 summer tour through use of biodiesel and carbon offsets, according to data revealed by environmental nonprofit Reverb. Portland, Maine- ...

  15. Facebook Bolsters Music Offering

    February 28, 2008 12:00 AM EST Facebook today unveiled a new music section designed to let artist create profiles that showcase their music, videos, photos and other details. Participating artists can post songs for fans to stream, provide a full discography of previous works a ...

  16. DMB, Panic, Mayer, Snoop Set For New Festival

    February 13, 2008 12:00 AM EST Dave Matthews Band, Widespread Panic, John Mayer and Snoop Dogg are among the top acts set for Rothbury, a new festival being launched by Madison House Presents and AEG Live. The event will be held July 3-6 in Rothbury, Michigan, about three hours ...

  17. Starr Hill In Deal With Anheuser-Busch

    January 22, 2008 12:00 AM EST Charlottesville, Va.-based Starr Hill Brewery, whose primary owner is Red Light Management and MusicToday founder Coran Capshaw, has entered into a deal with Anheuser-Busch to become the master distributor of the beer. Under the new agreement, Sta ...

  18. Xbox, Gamefly Beef Up Music Offerings

    December 05, 2007 12:00 AM EST As record stores stock fewer music CDs, the music industry is turning to videogames as an alternative method of distribution. Both Microsoft, developer of the Xbox 360 game console, and online game rental service GameFly introduced new music initi ...

  19. Exclusive: Top Companies Form Groundbreaking New Publishing Partnership

    November 30, 2007 12:00 AM EST What began as an indie publisher seeking advice about the Nashville market from a couple of manager friends has turned into a first-of-its-kind publishing partnership. Two competing artist management companies, Red Light Management and Vector Mana ...

  20. 'Musical' To The Tune Of 615,000

    August 22, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The soundtrack to Disney Channel's "High School Musical 2" makes a grand entrance at No. 1 on The Billboard 200 with 615,000 units, the year's second-largest sales week. It's also the best debut for a soundtrack since 2002 ...

  21. MPA, LBM Paradigm Shift Nears Completion

    August 03, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The Paradigm shift is almost complete. Monterey Peninsula Artists and Little Big Man will be fully integrated into the Paradigm Talent Agency fold, and the two boutique agencies' names will be retired, effective Aug. 13, Billboard.biz has lea ...

  22. Starbucks Gets Dave Matthews' 'Live Trax' Exclusive

    July 30, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Starbucks has announced that it will be the exclusive distributor of Dave Matthews Band’s upcoming release, "Live Trax." The compilation CD from Bama Rags/RCA will be available at U.S. and Canadian Starbucks locations July 31. Customers ...

  23. GSN Adds Three Stadiums

    July 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The Gridiron Stadium Network (GSN) has added three new venues to its organization: the M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore, the Georgia Dome in Atlanta, and the Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Fla. The GSN comprises 11 NFL stadiums and two Major Lea ...

  24. Who's Next?: Arena Tours

    June 29, 2007 12:00 AM EDT At age 26, Christina Aguilera is among the top-grossing artists in the world for the first half of 2007. Conversely, the plug was recently pulled on 25-year-old Kelly Clarkson's summer arena tour because of lower-than-expected ticket sales. T ...

  25. Live Earth Gets A Hand From Hollywood

    June 28, 2007 12:00 AM EDT With music stars set to trumpet the message of eco awareness at the worldwide July 7 Live Earth concerts, organizers now have enlisted the help of Hollywood with the launch of a series of green public service announcements starring celebrities lik ...

  26. Live Earth Links With XM Radio For Coverage

    June 19, 2007 12:00 AM EDT XM Radio and Live Earth are partnering to provide live 24-hour satellite radio coverage of the July 7 global concert series, set for Australia, China, Africa, England, Turkey, Brazil and the United States. Beginning July 6, fans can listen to cove ...

  27. Eight Essential Green Touring Contacts

    June 14, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Here are eight essential names for your contacts book: ON-TOUR ASSISTANCE Clif Bar's GreenNotes Speciality: A "training wheels" program in touring green, with "green grants" available for everything from biodiesel to organ ...

  28. Paradigm Taps Micone

    April 26, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Paradigm, the Los Angeles-based film, TV and literary talent agency, has tapped industry vet Ed Micone as head of adult contemporary, Billboard.biz has learned. He will be based in Paradigm's New York offices and report to Monterey Peninsula ...

  29. Live Earth Line-Up Takes Shape

    April 10, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Madonna, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Beastie Boys and Foo Fighters were today confirmed for the U.K. leg of "Live Earth -- The Concert For A Climate In Crisis," which will take place across the globe on July 7. Also named to the bill for the ...

  30. New Agent To MPA/Paradigm

    April 05, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Monterey Peninsula Artists/Paradigm has hired Beth Hamilton as an agent in the company's fairs and festivals division, where she will be working the Eastern region of the U.S. She will be based in Nashville, reporting to Steve Dahl, MPA/Parad ...

  31. Dave Matthews Band Unveils 2007 Tour Plans

    December 11, 2006 12:00 AM EST The Dave Matthews Band will kick-off their 2007 tour two-night stand at the MGM Grand Hotel in Las Vegas on March 23 and March 24, with The Fray set to open. The band will then head down under on March 31 for a two-week jaunt through Australia, fo ...

  32. 'NOW 23' Trumps Groban, Urban At No. 1

    November 16, 2006 12:00 AM EST In a heavy week for new releases, the 23rd installment of the "NOW That's What I Call Music" series trumps all others at No. 1 on The Billboard 200 after selling 337,000 copies in the United States, according to Nielsen SoundScan. & ...

  33. 'NOW 23' Trumps Groban, Urban, Sugarland At No. 1

    November 15, 2006 12:00 AM EST Sells 337,000 copies in the United States. In a heavy week for new releases, the 23rd installment of the "NOW That's What I Call Music" series trumps all others at No. 1 on The Billboard 200 after selling 337,000 copies in the Unite ...

  34. Pearl Jam, Reznor, DMB Help Bridge School Turn 20

    September 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Pearl Jam, Nine Inch Nails' Trent Reznor and the Dave Matthews Band will perform alongside Neil Young at the 20th anniversary Bridge School Benefit, to be held Oct. 21-22 at Shoreline Amphitheatre out Pearl Jam, Nine Inch Nails' Trent Re ...

  35. Paradigm Acquires Little Big Man

    August 21, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Paradigm has acquired Little Big Man Booking, the New York-based booking agency which is home to Coldplay, Sarah McLachlan, the Fray, Barenaked Ladies, Franz Ferdinand, Dido, Snow Patrol, Avril Lavign Paradigm has acquired Little Big Man Booking, ...

  36. Red Light Opens Nashville Office

    August 14, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Red Light Management has opened a Nashville office, Billboard.biz has learned. Founded by Coran Capshaw, the Charlottesville, Va.-based company has a roster that includes Dave Matthews Band, Trey Anas Red Light Management has opened a Nashville of ...

  37. Live Nation Acquires Musictoday

    July 31, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Firm founded by Coran Capshaw. Live Nation has agreed to acquire a majority stake in Musictoday, a Charlottesville, Va.-based Web services and e-commerce firm founded by Dave Matthews Band manager Coran Capshaw. Key Musictoday staffers, including ...

  38. Dave Matthews Now Available On iTunes

    April 05, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Music store becomes first to offer band's catalog. The entire Dave Matthews Band catalog is now available on Apple's iTunes, making it the first digital music store to do so. "We're excited to offer Dave Matthews Band fans our ...

  39. U2 Tops Ticketmaster's Year-End Request Rankings

    December 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST U2 is both the No. 1 most requested event and concert. Ticketmaster reports that U2 topped its most requested events and most requested concerts year-end rankings. After U2, the most requested concerts of 2005 were the Rolling Stones (No. 2), Paul ...

  40. U2 Dominates Billboard Touring Awards

    October 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Band wins top tour, top draw and top Boxscore. U2 came away with the most honors at last night's (Oct. 26) Billboard Roadwork '05 Touring Awards, winning top tour for its Vertigo trek, top draw and top Boxscore for its June 24-27 dates a ...

  41. U2 Leads Billboard Touring Awards Finalists

    October 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT To be presented Oct. 26 in N.Y. U2's mammoth Vertigo tour is a finalist in four categories for the Billboard Touring Awards, the most of any outing this year. The outing is a finalist in the top tour, top draw and top Boxscore categories, and ...

  42. Lillywhite Moves To A&R Role At Columbia

    September 30, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Recently produced U2's 'Atomic Bomb.' As first tipped May 28 in Billboard , Steve Lillywhite has joined Columbia Records as senior VP of A&R. Lillywhite will report to Will Botwin, chairman of Columbia Records Group and will be ...

  43. The Music Industry Reponds To Katrina

    September 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Updated: Friday, Sept. 16. While the devastating impact from Hurricane Katrina is still being assessed, the music industry continues to respond with a variety of donations, charitable events and assistance. Here is a short list of Web sites where ...

  44. Yahoo! To Promote Clear Channel Tours

    July 08, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Coldplay, Green Day among 40 artists included. Clear Channel Music Group has entered into a marketing agreement with Yahoo! Music to promote 150 of its concerts this summer. Concert information for 40 artists such as Coldplay, Dave Matthews Band, ...

  45. Concert Business Struggles In First Half '05

    July 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Total dollars down 19%, total attendance down 22%. After a poor performance in 2004, the concert business is showing a continued downward trend but promoters are still cautiously optimistic for a mid-summer rebound. Early numbers reported to Billb ...

  46. Producers: Philly Live 8 "Close To Perfect"

    July 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Crowd estimated at 700,000-800,000. Producers of the Philadelphia Live 8 show feel like they pulled off "as close to perfect a show as you could have," according to Larry Magid, president of Electric Factory, a division of the Clear Chan ...

  47. MTV Lends Support To Live 8 Concerts

    June 23, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Network to air live customized broadcasts July 2. MTV Networks' services will telecast live customized programming from the July 2 international Live 8 concerts, the broadcaster said today (June 23). The performances, featuring artists U2, Co ...

  48. Fans Flock To Fourth Bonnaroo

    June 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT ,000 attend three day event. The fourth annual Bonnaroo music festival took place in Manchester, Tenn., over the weekend (June 10-12), drawing a crowd of approximately 80,000, according to the event's promoters. Headliners included such jam ...

  49. Live 8 Concerts Confirmed For July 2

    May 31, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Bob Geldof's vision of a poverty-awareness music event on a grander scale than Live Aid was unveiled today (May 31). On July 2, London, Philadelphia, Paris, Berlin and Rome will simultaneously host th Bob Geldof's vision of a poverty-awa ...

  50. Live 8 Concerts Confirmed For July 2

    May 31, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Bob Geldof's vision of a poverty-awareness music event on a grander scale than Live Aid was unveiled today (May 31). On July 2, London, Philadelphia, Paris, Berlin and Rome will simultaneously host th Bob Geldof's vision of a poverty-awa ...

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