| Mar 25, 2013
| 11:00 AM
Northerly Island will host as many as eight 30,000-capacity concerts a summer in addition to a full slate of smaller shows, promoters Live Nation and the Chicago Park District will announce Monday.
The first major concert will be Jimmy Buffett on June...
| 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...
| Feb 14, 2013
| 9:32 AM
Lady Gaga’s injured hip, which forced her this week to cancel the remaining 21 dates on her massive, two-year, six-continent Born This Way tour, will have a major economic impact on the concert business.
Promoters estimate the canceled dates could...
| 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...
| 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...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 3:19 PM
In the "What was he thinking?" department comes the new video from Gary Richards, founder of Live Nation's HARD Events subsidiary.
Richards, whose annual Hard Summer festival just concluded, makes EDM music as Destructo, and is signed to Insomniac/...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 2:25 PM
Several weeks ago, Ticketmaster settled a long-running class action lawsuit over its ticket fees by agreeing to give aggrieved concertgoers a discount on future fees.
Paul Campos of the University of Colorado Law School subjects the agreement to...
| Sep 1, 2014
| 7:00 AM
What makes a good Southern California music festival? Quality acts, artfully selected, with pleasant surprises and an overarching vision. Easy access to essentials for enjoying — not just surviving — the daylong adventures. Accessible good...
| Aug 17, 2014
| 6:33 AM
The first thing DJ Dante the Don thought when he woke up the morning after DJing at Miley Cyrus’s concert at the United Center was “Did last night really happen?”
Dante – who called Thursday’s gig “without a doubt&...
| Aug 23, 2014
If there was any uproar over the Uproar Festival rock show that played Mount Airy Casino on Saturday, it wasn’t because of the music – it was because of the lack of it. The cancellation by headliner Godsmack, to be......
| Jun 26, 2012
An outdoor music festival featuring a multi-platinum-selling rock band and a punk-reggae-hip hop group that was slated to play Pocono Raceway on July 31 has been moved to the Sands Bethlehem Event Center. The show, featuring 311 and Slightly Stoopid,........