| Jan 27, 2015
| 5:40 AM
A major mainstream country music festival will arrive this summer on the Chicago lakefront.
Dierks Bentley, Florida Georgia Line and Brad Paisley will headline the Windy City LakeShake June 19-21 at the FirstMerit Bank Pavilion on Northerly Island, Live...
| Jan 27, 2015
| 8:58 AM
Chris Brown won’t be coming to a city near you anytime soon.
A day before the singer was set to launch his “Between the Sheets” tour, which was to be co-headlined with fellow R&B ladies man Trey Songz, Brown announced he needed to...
| Jan 25, 2015
| 6:37 PM
Music fans who have gotten the feeling that the Lehigh Valley area’s music scene has exploded with top national and international acts now have proof.
Industry publication Pollstar has released its 2014 Year End Top North American Tours, and in...
| Jan 19, 2015
| 4:54 PM
Forget B.B. King House of Blues in Memphis. Never mind The Fillmore in San Francisco or The Bluebird Cafe in Nashville.
Sands Bethlehem Event Center sold more tickets in 2014 than any of those legendary clubs — and nearly every other similarly...
| Jan 17, 2015
| 12:16 PM
Sands Bethlehem Event Center sold enough tickets to public events in 2014 to make it the sixth-busiest venue of its size in the world, its owners say.
Also in 2014, Sellersville Theater 1894 leapt over other area venues to become the No. 76 busiest...
| 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,...
| 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...
| 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,"...
| 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...