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
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