| Aug 30, 2014
| 10:50 AM
Paul Manna got his start booking wedding bands for $50 a week plus 15 percent to 20 percent commission.
It was a way into music, which he knew he wanted, but it wasn't quite right.
"My heart wasn't in booking wedding bands," said Manna, who, at 47,...
| Aug 30, 2014
| 1:13 PM
In the next few hours, tens of thousands of fans will descend on Grand Park for the first day of the Made in America festival.
The two-day event that could attract up to 50,000 fans during the Labor Day weekend isn’t just an experiment for...
| Aug 30, 2014
| 6:18 PM
As the sun beat down on tens of thousands of concertgoers in downtown Los Angeles on Saturday, organizers of the city's debut Made in America festival said the weekend event was going as planned.
An estimated 26,000 people had entered the festival...
| Aug 23, 2014
| 5:25 PM
A concert by Wiz Khalifa that was scheduled Saturday night at the Sleep Train Amphitheatre in Chula Visa has been cancelled following a fatal shooting at the rapper’s concert in Silicon Valley, officials said.
The concert will not be rescheduled...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 10:46 AM
f 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 precise.
| 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 5, 2014
| 8:30 PM
The Sunset Strip location of Live Nation's House of Blues is scheduled for demolition in late 2015.
Developer Combined Properties Inc. plans for the House of Blues to be replaced with a complex consisting of 149 hotel rooms, 40 condos, five rental...
| 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/...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Though hardly the first to stage a huge-scale fest on these shores, Insomniac Events' Pasquale Rotella, and his Electric Daisy Carnival, did much to herald dance music's explosion into the live events mainstream. Of late, Insomniac has expanded into...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 3:23 PM
Demand Media Inc., the Santa Monica company behind websites such as eHow.com and Livestrong.com, added Saatchi Art to its collection for $17 million and named the start-up’s top executive as its CEO.
Sean Moriarty said he would bring focus,...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Not long after it was announced the House of Blues in Hollywood, along with a handful of other local landmarks, was being razed for a hotel/condo/entertainment complex, the Sunset Blvd. venue's Twitter feed lit up with followers lamenting its impending...