| Aug 4, 2013
| 8:34 AM
The Backstreet Boys were back, all right, but not for as long as their excited fans at FirstMerit Bank Pavilion expected.
The '90s pop sensation — known for such hits as "Everybody (Backstreet's Back)" — was apparently cut off Friday night...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 12:02 PM
This weekend's Hard Summer festival took a tragic turn Saturday when a concertgoer died at a nearby hospital, promoters confirmed Sunday.
In a statement, Hard Events and its parent company, Live Nation, said the 25-year-old male fan suffered "cardiac...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 12:46 PM
D’Angelo’s concert Wednesday at House of Blues was canceled Monday “due to a medical emergency.”
A statement from the promoters Live Nation said D’Angelo “expresses his sincere regret due to this unfortunate...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 11:27 AM
SAN FRANCISCO -- Twitter is making a big push into e-commerce as speculation heats up that it’s preparing for a widely anticipated initial public offering.
The San Francisco company has hired Nathan Hubbard, former chief executive officer of...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 5:28 PM
Veteran music biz mogul Irving Azoff, the outspoken manager of the Eagles and former chairman of Live Nation Entertainment, today unveiled a new venture with another of the concert industry’s heavy hitters in the Madison Square Garden Co.
| Apr 29, 2013
| 1:29 PM
The attorney for Michael Jackson’s family painted entertainment powerhouse Anschutz Entertainment Group as a gang of ruthless executives concerned only with becoming No. 1 in the concert business and caring nothing about the singer's well-being....
| May 4, 2013
| 2:30 PM
Insomniac Events, the producer of the Electric Daisy Carnival dance music events, confirmed in a statement to the Los Angeles Times that it has had talks with Live Nation Entertainment Inc. regarding a sale to that company, but no deal is complete....
| May 15, 2013
| 10:26 AM
What's in a name?
With Wednesday's announcement that the Live Nation Amphitheatre at the Florida State Fairgrounds in Tampa is now the MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre, there's an improvement on the venue's previous handle:
You remember. The 1-...
| May 16, 2013
| 2:13 PM
As Bill Graham was to rock, Pasquale Rotella is to dance music – a diehard promoter with staying power in a field overrun for years with quick-buck hustlers, many of whom aren't around anymore. Rotella is still here and more powerful than ever; in...
| May 25, 2013
| 9:05 AM
The Electric Daisy Carnival is getting the documentary treatment from a pair of filmmakers who were behind the recent Justin Bieber and Katy Perry concert movies.
“EDC 2013: You Are the Headliner” is being directed by Dan Cutforth and Jane...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 2:29 PM
There wasn't much to rave about on the first day of trading for electronic dance music promoter SFX Entertainment Inc.
Shares of SFX, founded by entertainment entrepreneur Robert F.X. Sillerman, fell $1.11, or 8.5%, to $11.89 on Wednesday, after its...