| 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...
| Nov 29, 2011
| 4:00 AM
The Fillmore Silver Spring just loves Wale.
The rapper, who just played the Live Nation venue in late October, will return January 1. The Fillmore bills it an "Encore." Black Cobain will open.
Wale has been recently dismissed as a sell-out by many in...
| Dec 8, 2011
| 5:04 AM
Coldplay will perform at the Verizon Center July 8, it was announced Thursday morning.
Update: the band added a second show, on July 9, due to "overwhelming demand," according to an announcement from Live Nation.
The show is part of the band's first...
| Feb 13, 2012
| 10:56 AM
Update: Madonna has added a second show at the Verizon Center after the first one sold out. She will now perform on September 24, a Monday, in addition to September 23. Tickets go on sale Feb. 21.
Madonna's Super Bowl performance reaffirmed that, at...
| Jun 22, 2011
| 11:58 AM
With a 60 percent chance of rain this evening, there was some concern lightning would prevent the show from going forward.
Live Nation released a statement this afternoon, via spokesman Jeremiah Xenakis:
"Fans should wear their raingear. The concert...
| Jun 23, 2011
| 3:36 AM
The next time the Ravens win a game at M&T Bank Stadium, they should be so lucky to get the kind of response four 50-something Irish guys got there Wednesday night.
Thousands of fans - the stadium estimated some 80,000 - welcomed U2 for their first...
| Jul 7, 2011
| 8:27 AM
Just when it seemed Chicago was jam-packed with summer festivals, a strange confluence of bedfellows – rival promoters Jam Productions and Live Nation, several South Side aldermen, and jam-band kingpin Dave Matthews – got together earlier this...
| Jul 8, 2011
| 7:32 AM
A day before their show at Jiffy Lube Live, Def Leppard announced Friday morning they would have to postpone their performance scheduled for Saturday night.
The band has had to reschedule because of a family illness, according to the e-mail concert...
| Jul 12, 2011
| 12:38 PM
Chris Tucker is taking time off from not doing "Rush Hour" movies to go on a stand-up tour, Live Nation announced Monday.
Tucker will hit 18 cities on the tour, his first time on the road, probably, since he started making movie money.
In Washington, he...