| 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...
| Jul 20, 2011
| 8:51 AM
Starscape headliner Skrillex will return to Baltimore this Fall.
Skrillex, who started out as the frontman of a California emo band, has become one of the most recognized names in dubstep. He's been making the festival rounds this year, appearing at both...
| Jul 22, 2011
| 9:28 AM
Silver Spring is getting a new live music venue this Fall, and Mary J. Blige has been tapped for the opening ceremony.
The Fillmore Silver Spring, part of a Live Nation-owned chain of venues that also includes locations in Miami Beach and San Francisco,...
| Jul 25, 2011
| 4:01 AM
Kanye West and Jay-Z, whose new collaborative album "Watch the Throne" will be released next month, will also tour together, it was announced Monday by concert promoter Live Nation.
The two rappers will go on a 24-city tour, also called "Watch the...
| Aug 1, 2011
| 1:55 PM
Kings of Leon canceled the remainder of their summer tour Monday, including an Aug. 26 concert at First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre inTinley Park, Ill.
A spokesman for promoter Live Nation said singer Caleb Followill is “suffering from vocal issues...
| Sep 20, 2011
| 8:23 AM
Another day, another Wale concert.
The Washington rapper, who just opened for Lupe Fiasco at Merriweather, and who'll perform at Morgan State's homecoming next month, announced a third regional date for this Fall.
He'll perform at the Fillmore Silver...
| Sep 23, 2011
| 8:47 AM
In Silver Spring, they've been waiting for it for a decade: a brand-new music venue smack in the middle of the arts district — a rock counterpart to the dignified AFI Silver Theatre and the brainy Discovery complex.
When the Fillmore Silver...
| Sep 25, 2011
| 7:51 PM
This week, Midnight Sun looked at the possible return of National Premium, and the obstacles it's got ahead. We also talked to regional promoters about the new Fillmore Silver Spring, and their concerns about having Live Nation as a competitor. We...
| Oct 11, 2011
| 5:00 AM
Here are your concert news for the week, including upcoming shows by Kid Rock, the Goo Goo Dolls, Drake, Ami Dang, Aimee Mann, and Lyle Lovett.
Kid Rock, who played Jiffy Lube Live in August with Sheryl Crow, announced Monday he's going on a tour of mid-...
| Oct 13, 2011
| 10:45 AM
It's a rapper prerogative to change his mind, I guess. Turns out that hip-hop rising star Drake won't play Hampton Coliseum on Nov. 16 as announced earlier this week. The show has been indefinitely postponed.
"Due to scheduling conflict, the Drake...
| Oct 13, 2011
| 11:50 AM
Madonna might perform at M&T Bank Stadium next year, according to an alleged tour itinerary that was posted earlier this week. A spokeswoman for Madonna has dismissed the rumor.
If confirmed, it would be the first concert at the stadium since U2's...