| 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,...
| 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 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 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 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 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...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 10:07 AM
If you're going to Riot Fest this weekend, be on the lookout for no smoking signs.
Smoking at Humboldt Park, where Riot Fest will be held, or any other city park was officially banned Wednesday after the Chicago Park District board passed a resolution...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 5:55 PM
The music industry's move toward paid subscription services, and away from discs and downloads, has been underway for several years.
On Wednesday, YouTube joined the party — bringing with it the world's largest audience for popular music and the...
| Sep 28, 2014
| 9:00 AM
Mayor Ed Pawlowski pledged Allentown’s PPL Center would be “much more than just a hockey arena” when officials announced in January that Comcast would manage the arena.
He said it would be a “multipurpose venue” that...
| Sep 1, 2014
| 5:30 AM
Was Made in America more about bringing down barriers or putting them up?
For Mayor Eric Garcetti, the two-day music festival, which wrapped up Sunday evening at downtown L.A.'s Grand Park, was a chance to advertise his interest in trimming red tape...
| 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,"...