| Apr 23, 2012
| 4:36 PM
Kaskade's July 27 Staples Center set is a landmark event, making him the first electronic dance music artist to headline the venue. Kaskade, an O.C.-based artist born Ryan Raddon, is coming off successful Coachella sets....
| Apr 11, 2012
| 4:23 PM
A month before it opens to the public, the Sands Bethlehem Event Center is a gleaming, spacious and luxurious arena nearly ready to handle the crowds for shows by top-level headliners that already have sold out. Inside the nearly complete......
| Jul 11, 2012
| 3:57 AM
LOS ANGELES -- Slurpees are on the house at 7-Eleven stores across the country Wednesday (July 11, or 7/11) as the world's first convenience retailer celebrates it's birthday.
"We've been serving free Slurpee drinks on July 11 since our 75th birthday...
| Mar 22, 2012
| 7:00 AM
Rap radio's reigning king Drake will bring his "Club Paradise" tour to Verizon Center on May 25, it was announced today.
J. Cole, Waka Flocka Flame, Meek Mill, French Montana and 2 Chainz will join the Young Money rapper.
For many fans, a headlining...
| Apr 4, 2012
| 1:45 PM
Music industry mogul Irving Azoff has sold his house along Malibu's "Billionaire's Beach" for $10 million. The buyer is attorney Stuart Liner and his wife, Stephanie.
The stretch of beach got the nickname from its wealthy neighbors, including David...
| Jan 5, 2012
| 7:47 AM
Jiffy Lube Live banned tailgating last spring over concern about endless tailgates and excessive drinking at its massive parking lot, Ambassadors. Fans were aghast, creating a handful of "Boycott Jiffy Lube" Facebook groups and online petitions.
| Jan 11, 2012
| 4:00 AM
The 9:30 Club in DC, Rams Head Live in Baltimore and Rams Head on Stage in Annapolis, are among the highest-grossing clubs in the world, according to Pollstar.
The 9:30 Club ranks in second place, and Rams Head in 11th place in the trade magazine's...
| Jan 13, 2012
| 4:03 AM
A Baltimore man suing Live Nation has added the Lyric Opera House to the lawsuit, alleging the theater received "kickbacks" from the behemoth concert promoter. Both the Lyric and Live Nation moved to dismiss Thursday.
The lawsuit comes as Live Nation...
| Jan 13, 2012
| 5:47 PM
When Elton John played 1st Mariner Arena last year, his first Baltimore performance in more than a decade, more than 12,000 fans turned out.
Sade, opening her first American concert tour in just as many years, drew an audience just as big later in the...
| Oct 17, 2012
| 2:42 PM
The first major Wrigley Field headliner of the summer 2013 concert season will be announced Thursday, and multiple industry sources indicate it’ll be rising country star Jason Aldean.
Aldean, a 35-year-old Georgia native, released his fifth...
| May 14, 2012
| 8:24 AM
The outdoor stage rising just inside the fence at Comcast Theatre in Hartford is more than a new venue within a venue. It represents the beginning of a succession plan as veteran concert promoter Jim Koplik trains his son Jeremy to one day take over the...