| Apr 16, 2014
| 6:46 AM
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and rapper Jay Z are scheduled to appear outside City Hall on Wednesday for what is expected to be an announcement on a two-day music festival for Labor Day weekend in Grand Park.
The Budweiser Made in America, which...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 11:55 AM
Rapper Jay Z's Made in America music festival is coming to downtown's Grand Park despite concern from one City Council member that the influx of thousands of people attending multiple stages with access to beer could create a "nightmare."
| Apr 16, 2014
| 2:30 PM
A Jay Z "curated" music festival being staged in downtown Los Angeles over Labor Day weekend will run concurrently with one in Philadelphia.
On the steps of City Hall on Wednesday, the music mogul and Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti announced the...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 12:32 PM
Looks like Justin Timberlake is in mighty high demand.
Pop’s comeback kid is already slated to trot his 20/20 Experience world tour back through North America this summer -- including a gig at Staples Center on Aug. 12 -- but Timberlake will...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Quelling rumors that Yahoo may be interested in acquiring AOL, a Yahoo executive said it does not have plans to buy the rival Internet media company.
At the Fortune Brainstorm Tech 2014 conference Tuesday, Yahoo chief development officer Jackie Reses was...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Next time you're trying to figure out what went wrong with the music industry, here's a handy list of problems that need to be addressed.
MONEY. There's not enough of it for investment.
We keep reading about venture capitalists putting their money...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Before he became one of the West Coast's foremost dance music promoters, Johnny Shockey played hockey for the junior-league San Diego Gulls and trained with the L.A. Kings. His two most recent careers don't share much of a skill set. But an ability to...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 9:45 AM
Business has been good so far in 2014 for concert promoters in South Florida, continuing last year’s theme that saw North American attendance up 23 percent and gross receipts up 26 percent, according to Billboard data.
The trend locally seems...
| Jun 21, 2014
| 5:00 AM
This weekend's Electric Daisy Carnival in Las Vegas will feature some of the biggest acts in dance music, including Calvin Harris, Tiesto and Avicii.
But even festival promoters readily acknowledge these superstar DJs are not necessarily the major...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 2:25 PM
Several weeks ago, Ticketmaster settled a long-running class action lawsuit over its ticket fees by agreeing to give aggrieved concertgoers a discount on future fees.
Paul Campos of the University of Colorado Law School subjects the agreement to...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 9:38 AM
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Lil Wayne and Drake have thrown their names into the running for most anticipated joint tour.
In a summer that will see Beyonce team with Jay Z and Eminem join Rihanna in co-headlining outings, the...