| Jun 20, 2014
| 9:45 AM
Business has been good so far in 2014 for concert promoters in South Florida, continuing last year’s theme that saw North American attendance up 23 percent and gross receipts up 26 percent, according to Billboard data.
The trend locally seems...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Before he became one of the West Coast's foremost dance music promoters, Johnny Shockey played hockey for the junior-league San Diego Gulls and trained with the L.A. Kings. His two most recent careers don't share much of a skill set. But an ability to...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Next time you're trying to figure out what went wrong with the music industry, here's a handy list of problems that need to be addressed.
MONEY. There's not enough of it for investment.
We keep reading about venture capitalists putting their money...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 9:38 AM
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Lil Wayne and Drake have thrown their names into the running for most anticipated joint tour.
In a summer that will see Beyonce team with Jay Z and Eminem join Rihanna in co-headlining outings, the...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Hoping to attract young car buyers, American Honda Motor Co. plans to pull money from television advertising to launch its own music-streaming channel and sponsor dozens of high-profile concerts and music tours.
Like other automakers, Honda is...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 12:00 PM
American Honda Motor Co. plans to pull money from prime time and other television advertising to launch its own music-streaming channel and sponsor dozens of high-profile concerts and music tours.
The move is an attempt to attract young car buyers....
| 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...
| May 28, 2014
| 8:30 AM
Michael Shimbo isn't going on the right journey when he navigates the Internet.
The former Apple and Live Nation executive who turned his love for music into Concert.TV, has hit the road with PlanesTrains+Automobiles, a digital streaming network that has...
| May 22, 2014
| 1:12 PM
Imagine Dragons and John Mayer will headline the first L.A. edition of Jay Z’s the Budweiser Made in America festival.
Juanes, Afrojack and Steve Aoki will also anchor the two-day festival, which will take over downtown’s Grand Park and...
| May 8, 2014
| 9:32 AM
Bluesy arena-rock band the Black Keys have unveiled an extensive fall tour that includes support from riff-focused Cage the Elephant, avant-garde shredder St. Vincent and the softly pointed Brit-pop of young singer-songwriter Jake Bugg, who is listed as...
| May 8, 2014
| 8:49 AM
How's this for a Christmas present?
The Black Keys -- set to release a new album, "Turn Blue" next week -- will be showcasing the new material in concert Dec. 17 at Amway Center.
The garage-blues rock duo out of Akron, Ohio, teamed with acclaimed...