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Powderfinger Extends Farewell Tour
May 06, 2010 - Global | Touring | Rock and Pop
Australian rockers Powderfinger will extend their curtain-call tour after 175,000 tickets sold out in rapid-fire time. » Full Story
Huey Lewis Pulls Australian Tour
May 05, 2010 - Global | Touring | Rock and Pop
Promoter Andrew McManus Presents had secured the services of the American pop-rock band for what would have been their first tour of these shores in more than 20 years. » Full Story
Despite Floods, Grand Ole Opry Held Across Town
May 05, 2010 - Touring | Country
The venue was different, the tickets were handwritten and the gear was cobbled together. But the floodwaters that deluged Nashville couldn't stop the Grand Ole Opry. » Full Story
Melissa Etheridge Joins Hard Rock Calling Line-Up
May 05, 2010 - Global | Touring
Melissa Etheridge, Alejandro Escovedo, Florence Rawlings, Rox, Rumer and Diane Birch have been confirmed for the Pepsi Max Stage at Hard Rock Calling in London's Hyde Park on June 26. » Full Story
Flooding Hits Grand Ole Opry
May 04, 2010 - Touring
Due to heavy flooding in middle Tennessee, with the Cumberland River reaching the Grand Ole Opry Entertainment Complex, this week's Grand Ole Opry performances have been moved from the Grand Ole Opry House to other Nashville venues. » Full Story
K'Naan, Freshlyground Added To World Cup Concert
May 04, 2010 - Global | Touring | Rock and Pop
South African band Freshlyground, Somali-Canadian rapper K'Naan and the Soweto Gospel Choir have joined the line-up for the World Cup Kick-Off Celebration Concert on June 10. » Full Story
Flood Update: A Check On Nashville's Venues
May 04, 2010 - Country | Touring
GMs of the Ryman, Opry House and Municipal Auditorium update Billboard on the damage done by the Nashville flood. » Full Story
AEG In Frame To Take Over London Olympic Stadium
May 04, 2010 - Global | Touring
AEG has lodged an interest to take over the Olympic Stadium in East London following the 2012 Games in London. » Full Story
Avenged Sevenfold, Disturbed Set For Rockstar Energy Drink Uproar Fest
May 03, 2010 - Touring
The first annual Rockstar Energy Drink Uproar Festival will begin in late summer and feature headliners Avenged Sevenfold and Disturbed, along with Halestorm and Stone Sour. » Full Story
Shakira Announces First Three "She Wolf" Tour Dates
May 03, 2010 - Latin
Her trek will hit New York's Madison Square Garden Sept. 21, Houston's Toyota Center Oct. 8 and L.A.'s Staples Center Oct. 23. » Full Story
Alice in Chains, Deftones, Mastdon Team For BlackDiamondSkye Tour
May 02, 2010 - Touring
Hard rockers Alice In Chains, deftones and Mastodon are teaming up for BlackDiamondSkye, an arena and amphitheater tour that kicks off Sept. 16 in Chicago. » Full Story
Ozzy, Motley Crue, Halford Lead Six-Date Ozzfest Bill
April 30, 2010 - Touring
After staging a one-off event in 2008 and taking a year off in 2009, Ozzfest is returning this summer with a six-city North American amphitheater run that will feature main stage performances by Ozzy Osbourne, Motley Crue and Rob Halford. » Full Story
North Sea Jazz Fest Heads To Curacao
April 30, 2010 - Global | Touring | Jazz
The North Sea Jazz festival in Holland is expanding. A new edition of the long-running jazz and blues festival is to launch in Curaçao, off the Venezuelan coast, on September 3-4. » Full Story
Norah Jones, Phil Collins, Massive Attack To Play Montreux
April 29, 2010 - Global | Touring | Rock and Pop
Phil Collins will play an exclusive pre-festival concert before the 2010 Montreux Jazz Festival featuring Roxy Music, Massive Attack, Norah Jones and a host of big jazz acts, festival organizers said. » Full Story
Bocelli, Bryan Adams To Headline World Cup 'Grand Finale'
April 29, 2010 - Global | Touring | Rock and Pop
Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli and Canadian rock singer Bryan Adams will perform at a FIFA-endorsed concert in South Africa to mark the end of the World Cup. » Full Story
American Idol Tour Shifts To Live Nation
April 28, 2010 - Touring
After a seven year stint with AEG Live, the American Idol Live tour will be promoted by Live Nation, beginning July 1 at the Palace of Auburn Hills, Mich. » Full Story
Business Matters: We7, Rhino Records, Live Nation, Atlantic Records and More
April 28, 2010 - Digital and Mobile | Touring
One side note about yesterday's We7 announcement; Rhino Records – the LA record store, not the record label – will briefly reappear as a pop-up store from May 17 to 31; a proposed convention center expansion could threaten the Live Nation-owned Fillmore Miami Beach; and more. » Full Story
Business Matters: Live Nation, IODA, Google, Android Market and More
April 27, 2010 - Digital and Mobile | Indies
Live Nation will get a second ruling from the UK's Competition Committee as early as next week; IODA has teamed with for a worldwide digital exclusive; and more. » Full Story
How Will Live Nation Grow?
April 26, 2010 - Touring
A look at Live Nation’s immediate plans. » Full Story
Noel Gallagher Jams With Paul Weller In London
April 22, 2010 - Global | Touring | Rock and Pop
Former Oasis star Noel Gallagher joined Paul Weller on-stage at the Modfather's intimate London show. » Full Story
Scissor Sisters, Ozzy For iTunes Fest
April 22, 2010 - Global | Touring | Digital and Mobile
Scissor Sisters, Ozzy Osbourne and Tony Bennett have been confirmed for the iTunes Festival 2010 in London in July. » Full Story
Inaugural Cool Tour To Kick Off In July
April 22, 2010 - Touring
The tour will feature As I Lay Dying, Underoath, Between the Buried and Me, Blessthefall, the Acacia Strain, Architects, Cancer Bats, and War of Ages. » Full Story
Coachella Hits Record Attendance
April 21, 2010 - Touring
With an aggregate attendance of 225,000 over April 16-18, Coachella enjoyed a record attendance year at the Empire Polo Grounds in Indio, Calif. » Full Story
Austin City Limits Three-Day Passes Sell Out Before Lineup Announced
April 21, 2010 - Touring
This pace is a record for the festival, which began at Austin’s Zilker Park in 2002, and is believed to be a first for any major festival. This years’ ACL Fest takes place Oct. 8-10. » Full Story
Nas, Damian Marley Cancel London Show, Flight Ban Lifted
April 21, 2010 - Global | Touring | RB Hip-Hop
The Nas and Damian Marley show in London has been canceled as a result of the shutdown on flights in the U.K. » Full Story

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