By Deborah Wilker NEW YORK — While sales of recorded music and attendance at concerts continue to slide, profits in the increasingly legitimate secondary ticketing market have surged so dramatically in the past year that music dealmakers now liken the industry climate to a Wild West gold rush. With... Read more The risque chanteuse’s 22-song set is broken into three sections; 1920s, Juke Joint and Circus, and includes over 15 scantily clad costumes. Christina will be featured in various scenarios, from a good girl gospel choir, to a sultry strip tease in which she removes a flapper dress to... Read more Reports: Not known for overly raunchy lyrics, Sir Elton John has apparently added the F-bomb to his lyrical repertoire — with a vengeance. The continually cranky crooner stopped his concert last night at the Nassau Coliseum on Long Island to explode into an “f**k”-filled tirade against his label,... Read more

Jack Black Hits the Road

November 4, 2006

By Scott Timpano “School of Rock” meets “Nacho Libre” as Jack Black hits the road for his first major rock tour with his band Tenacious D. The multi-talented Black plays guitar and sings lead vocals along with his partner Kyle Gass on lead guitar. Those expecting a night of... Read more
LOS ANGELES (AP) – Prince fans, fire up that “Little Red Corvette” and head for Las Vegas because the purple one will be performing every weekend, starting Nov. 10. The diminutive rocker will play Friday and Saturday nights at 3121, a nightclub inside the Rio hotel, said spokeswoman Alissa... Read more
It’s now only three weeks and counting until the November 21st release of Killswitch Engage’s new album, As Daylight Dies, so here’s something to tide you over: a FREE download of the song “For You.” You can also sample a few more tracks on the brand new KSE ECARD,... Read more reports: The handful of giant ticket brokers-companies like Ticketmaster-that sell tickets for music, theater and many other events were among the earliest adopters of e-commerce. For many in that industry, it wasn’t difficult to see how their product was a good fit for the online channel. It didn’t... Read more

John Mayer Tour Dates

November 1, 2006

John Mayer Tour Dates Looking for John Mayer Tickets? 25-Jan Jacksonville, FL Veterans Memorial Arena 26-Jan Coral Gables, FL Bank United Center 27-Jan Orlando, FL TD Waterhouse Centre 29-Jan Pensacola, FL Pensacola Civic Center 30-Jan Baton Rouge, LA Baton Rouge River Center 1-Feb Fayetteville, AR Barnhill Arena 2-Feb Memphis,... Read more

Scalping law faces Scrutiny

October 27, 2006

By Bruce Mohl, Globe Staff | October 26, 2006 Two key Massachusetts lawmakers said yesterday that the state’s antiscalping law isn’t working and needs to be revamped, possibly by legalizing the scalping of tickets. The cochairs of the Legislature’s Consumer Affairs and Professional Licensure Committee said they expect to... Read more
Live Daily Reports Gwen Stefani’s second solo album, “The Sweet Escape,” will hit stores on Dec. 5, and she’ll take to the road next year to support the set. The new album’s first single is “Wind It Up,” produced by The Neptunes. Others who contributed to the release included... Read more