By Jane Cohen and Bob Grossweiner For the 17th consecutive year, DTE Energy Music Theatre was the top selling and most attended amphitheatre in the world, according to year-end data compiled by Billboard and Pollstar. DTE Energy Music Theatre’s 61 events in 2007 were attended by more than 634,000... Read more
By Bob Grossweiner and Jane Cohen Whistler, British Columbia will be the home of a new festival, The Whistler Music Festival, July 19-20. The Festival Network, which develops, acquires and produces music festivals and live entertainment properties in unique destinations around the world, is the festival producer. The expected... Read more
By Bob Grossweiner and Jane Cohen Folk singer Joan Baez is celebrating her 50th anniversary in music with shows in the Northeast and Middle Atlantic states starting March 21 in Albany, NY. She has concerts booked through April 3 in Wilmington, DE. Baez and Passim Center (originally Club 47)... Read more
By Jane Cohen and Bob Grossweiner On the heels of the recently announced Vineland Music Festival next summer in New Jersey, comes the question of who will ticket it. UK based Festival Republic, owned by Live Nation, has teamed with C3 Presents to launch the new event. C3 Presents... Read more
By Tim Fraser It is a not a secret that since 2000, the music industry has seen a steady decline in the sale of recorded music. The rise of the internet has allowed people to have their favorite songs at their fingertips making recorded music, as musician David Bowie... Read more
By Jane Cohen and Bob Grossweiner New Jersey is getting a major rock music festival next summer. Festival Republic, owned by Live Nation and the force behind the hugely successful Reading and Leeds Festivals in the UK, has teamed with Austin, TX-based C3 Presents to create the Vineland Music... Read more
Madonna, New York Dolls, Strokes Practiced There By Alfred Branch, Jr. For 28 years, The Music Building on 8th Avenue in Manhattan has been a fixture on the New York City cultural scene and the largest, musicians-only practice facility in town. Ask an up-and-coming band in the area where... Read more
By Jane Cohen and Bob Grossweiner More then 150,000 people turned out to New Orleans’ City Park last week for the three-day, ninth annual Voodoo Music Experience. This record-setting attendance at New Orleans’ signature fall music event follows an historic comeback in 2006 with more than 93,000 concertgoers, and... Read more
By Jane Cohen and Bob Grossweiner The music of Bob Dylan will be interpreted in an array of different voices and styles on Nov. 7 at New York’s Beacon Theater by 16 unique and eclectic recording artists in celebration of Todd Haynes’ highly anticipated Dylan biopic “I’m Not There.”... Read more
By Bob Grossweiner and Jane Cohen This year’s Voodoo Music Experience, set for Oct. 26-28, has a new location within its New Orleans City Park home. Adjacent to the site used in 2006, the new location is situated closer to Tad Gormley Stadium where the multi-day festival was born... Read more