| 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...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 7:42 AM
It feels impossible, but we're already filling in dates on the 2014 concert calendar. This morning, folks at the Ted Constant Convocation Center announced that the rock act Imagine Dragons will perform at that arena Feb. 28 of next year.
| May 28, 2013
| 7:54 PM
A ranking AEG executive testified Tuesday at the Michael Jackson wrongful death trial that he didn’t pay attention to the tour budgets that he approved, even though he was the tour manager.
Paul Gongaware said he didn’t read through the...
| May 31, 2013
| 2:03 PM
This post has been corrected. See below.
The “This Is It” concert series in London — which was to have earned Michael Jackson millions and served as a triumphant comeback — was to be the performer’s final tour, a ranking...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 11:23 AM
Rocker Jason Bonham holds an impressive legacy in his drumsticks. As the son of the late, legendary Led Zeppelin drummer John Bonham, his passion for drums began at age four. While he’s performed with his dad’s Led Zeppelin band mates in...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 1:22 PM
If you are a Fleetwood Mac fan of a certain age awaiting the imminent reunion of Mick Fleetwood, Stevie Nicks, Lindsey Buckingham and John McVie this Saturday at the BB&T Center, well, be prepared to wait a little longer.
The rocking foursome...