| Dec 19, 2014
| 12:54 PM
A $39 million settlement will be paid by concert promoter Live Nation, the country duo Sugarland and 16 other defendants in a class-action lawsuit stemming from a 2011 stage collapse at the Indiana State Fair that killed seven and injured dozens,...
| Dec 26, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Brandon Lavoie always wondered about Club Bahia.
The Latin music venue, on the southeastern end of Sunset Boulevard at the juncture of downtown and Chinatown, stood out for its neon-airbrushed murals of DJs and dancers. "Everyone knew of this place,"...
| Jan 3, 2015
| 4:25 PM
A two-day music festival held in downtown L.A.'s Grand Park last year netted an estimated $31,000 for city coffers, according to an economic analysis of the event released this week.
The Budweiser Made in America Festival produced an estimated $792,...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 8:23 AM
Entertainers Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga may belong to different generations, but "Cheek to Cheek," a joint album of standards released in September, showed they share more common ground than most singers.
Now Bennett, 88, and Gaga, 28, have announced...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 11:13 AM
Arts, fitness and sports park programs would be expanded under the proposed $448.6 million Chicago Park District budget released on Thursday, but fees would increase for programs, parking and permits.
The proposed 2015 budget had the highest year-over-...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 3:46 PM
To the editor: I live near the Granada Hills Christmas Parade route. Normally, there are street sweepers that follow the end of the procession to clean the streets; this year there were none. That got me thinking about your editorial. ("L.A. needs a...
| Nov 3, 2014
| 9:26 PM
The Made in America two-day music festival over the Labor Day weekend in downtown L.A. cost $475,570 in police overtime, according to a report expected to be presented to the Los Angeles Police Commission on Tuesday.
An August City Council motion...
| Nov 10, 2014
| 8:51 PM
Taxpayers may wind up paying about $170,000 to cover expenses associated with Made in America, the two-day music festival promoted by Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and held outside City Hall.
Garcetti aides expect the city's tab for the commercial...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 1:22 PM
Concert promoter Live Nation Entertainment and youth media company Vice have formed a joint venture to launch a digital platform that delivers live music, documentaries and other programming to online and mobile audiences, the companies said on Wednesday....
| Nov 12, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Live Nation Entertainment Inc. and Vice Media announced on Wednesday the launch of a new music-themed video service for mobile phones, Internet and TV.
The platform, which will begin rolling out in 2015, will feature original artist-driven content, live...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 5:55 PM
The music industry's move toward paid subscription services, and away from discs and downloads, has been underway for several years.
On Wednesday, YouTube joined the party — bringing with it the world's largest audience for popular music and the...