The inaugural Jackson Hole Music Festival in Jackson Hole, WY will be held on August 16-17, and so far organizers have booked Wilco, The Black Crowes, Son Volt, The Avett Brothers, Medeski Martin and Wood, Backdoor Slam and Kaki King to perform. Additional artists will be added to the... Read more
Live Nation and Hollywood Habitat for Humanity, an entertainment industry partnership with Habitat for Humanity, have joined forces to launch the Music Builds tour. Featuring the Grammy award-winning band Third Day, multi-platinum rockers Switchfoot, Robert Randolph & the Family Band and fellow Grammy award-winners Jars of Clay, the Music... Read more
Everyone loves a good celebration, and Roget Lerner, CFO of The Music Building, New York’s largest, musicians-only practice and rehearsal facility in town, is staging the first “Rock the Building Event” on April 4. The event, in part to celebrate Lerner’s birthday, is being staged at The Delancey, one... Read more
Teen superstar Miley Cyrus is teaming up with her famous dad Billy Ray Cyrus to host the 2008 CMT Music Awards on April 14 from Nashville’s Curb Event Center at Belmont University. The awards honor country music’s elite for the year’s most outstanding music videos and performances and continues... Read more
By Bob Grossweiner and Jane Cohen Live Nation has acquired the operating company that manages and holds the 20-year lease for the Heineken Music Hall in Amsterdam, Netherlands. It is the country’s premier music venue with a capacity of 5,500 and the only venue of its size in Amsterdam.... Read more
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