| Aug 2, 2013
| 6:00 AM
It's arguably never been a better time to be a dance music fan — or in the dance music business — in Los Angeles than right now.
The annual Hard Summer festival this weekend will draw an estimated 70,000 electronic music fans over two days...
| 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 2, 2013
| 7:24 AM
The Farm Bureau Live amphitheater in Virginia Beach announced two concerts this week: Maroon 5 and Kelly Clarkson on Sept. 8 and ShaggFest featuring rappers J. Cole and Pusha T on June 15.
Adam Levine's Maroon 5 tops the bill of a Honda Civic tour...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 7:17 AM
After the coffee. Before corrupting the youth of America.
The Skinny: I'm going to talk journalism to students at Cal State Los Angeles later today. I'll try to keep it clean and not be too cynical. Today's roundup includes a new look for Netflix and...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 11:08 AM
U2’s longtime manager Paul McGuinness has confirmed that he is stepping down and handing over day-to-day management of the band to next-generation power manager Guy Oseary as part of a reported $30-million deal in which Live Nation will purchase...
| Nov 16, 2013
| 9:42 AM
Kelly Bailey was so blown away by Pink's recent Chicago concert that she hopped online to nab tickets to the star's Wednesday show at Rosemont's Allstate Arena. But the 30-year-old speech pathologist couldn't stomach paying scalper markups online —...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 1:54 PM
Anschutz Entertainment Group has parted ways with Randy Phillips, the chief executive of its live entertainment arm AEG Live, the company said Monday. Jay Marciano, AEG's chief operating officer, has been named AEG Live's chairman.
The exit of...