| May 27, 2015
| 3:07 PM
An inspection of the Aragon Ballroom by the Chicago Department of Buildings after a suburban man's fatal fall from the venue's catwalk determined the death was unrelated to any building code violations, officials said Wednesday.
The department carried...
| May 26, 2015
| 11:03 AM
Electronic dance music festival company SFX Entertainment has agreed to be taken private by its colorful chief executive, Robert Sillerman, less than two years after its initial public offering.
In a deal that values the company at about $490 million,...
| May 22, 2015
| 12:00 PM
The Mercury Lounge and the Bowery Ballroom have been key players in New York City's music scene since they opened in the '90s, and now both venues are about to get a new stepsibling in Los Angeles: the Teragram Ballroom.
"I'm not here to plant a flag...
| May 21, 2015
| 4:52 AM
The last time a Madonna tour stopped in South Florida, she kept fans waiting nearly two hours before finally taking the stage. This time it'll be nearly five months.
The singer on Thursday announced that the Miami concerts scheduled to open her 35-city...
| May 21, 2015
| 2:00 AM
Live Nation CT is holding a series of five “Kids Get in Free Days” at Xfinity Theatre in Hartford this summer.
At shows in July and August, including An Evening With James Taylor on July 11 and Tim McGraw’s Concert For Sandy Hook...
| Apr 28, 2015
| 8:06 AM
Concert giant Live Nation Entertainment says it has bought a controlling stake in the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival, adding another major event to its portfolio that includes 60 festivals around the world.
Bonnaroo, the Manchester, Tenn., indie...
| May 8, 2015
| 4:00 PM
May 8, 7 p.m. update: Without an announcement, more tickets, priced at $72 before fees, were made available for Sunday's show via ticketmaster.com. Customers can now also buy four tickets per household, rather than two.
May 6, 8:31 p.m. update:...
| May 20, 2015
| 2:04 PM
Country music is still kickin'.
Jimmy Buffett and Van Halen are back.
And Slayer and 5 Seconds of Summer will give different cause for ear plugs: thrashing metal from the regrouped Grammy winners and screaming girls for the Australian pop rock band....
| May 8, 2015
| 4:14 PM
If you balked at the ticket price for Prince's "Rally 4 Peace" concert at Royal Farms Arena on Sunday, Tidal — the Jay Z-backed, more expensive music streaming option to Spotify that launched in March — will stream an hour of the show for free...
| Apr 15, 2015
| 7:59 PM
In the latest turn in the heated battle over who should run the Greek Theatre, a Los Angeles city commission voted Wednesday in favor of letting the city temporarily operate the Griffith Park venue itself.
Parks department officials first floated the...
| May 12, 2015
| 2:10 PM
Of all the things plaguing the music business today, a lack of opportunities to appear on a televised awards show to accept amorphous honors is not too high on the list.
So naturally, we now have another music awards show.
The concert promotion...