Alan Ridgeway, Live Nation’s Chief Financial Officer for the past two years, was promoted to CEO of the company’s International Music Division effective September 1. He will be replaced as CFO by Kathy Willard, former Executive Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer. Ridgeway will relocate back to the company’s... Read more
By Seth D. Olson Kelly Clarkson can sing, there’s no doubt about that. She is a Grammy Award winning vocalist and is remembered as one of the best female singers to have ever appeared on American Idol. Unfortunately for Clarkson, singing talent is only a small part of the... Read more
According to a post on the group’s newly launched Web site (http://www.theverve.tv/), Richard Ashcroft, Nick McCabe, Simon Jones and Pete Salisbury were in a London studio last week laying down tracks for the album, which will be completed in the fall. The Verve will then return to the stage... Read more
NEW ORLEANS — Rage Against the Machine and the Smashing Pumpkins are among the acts set to headline this year’s Voodoo Music Experience. Other featured acts include Wilco, Ben Harper and the Innocent Criminals, Sinead O’Connor, Fall Out Boy, Mute Math, Plain White T’s and The Black Crowes. The... Read more
Atlantis Music Conference & Festival | Atlanta, GA | September 19-22, 2007 Celebrating its landmark 10th Anniversary of Atlantis, a three day and four night extravaganza (September 19th-24th) in Atlanta, GA. Atlantis offers artists, music fans, and the music industry the complete music experience. Atlantis is highlighted by a... Read more
By Alfred Branch, Jr. TicketNews.com A new music website, where musicians can hawk their tunes and other swag, has teamed up with Live Nation to give special concert privileges to select members. BurnLounge.com is a digital download music store and social networking site that allows members to set up... Read more
Pitchfork Media Announces Pitchfork Music Festival 2007 lineup. Friday, July 13 Sonic Youth (Daydream Nation) Saturday, July 14 Cat Power and Dirty Delta Blues Clipse Iron and Wine Girl Talk Grizzly Bear Battles Fujiya & Miyagi Oxford Collapse Dan Deacon Beach House Professor Murder Ken... Read more
Live Nation has announced the acquisition of a 56% interest in Academy Music Holdings Limited (AMG). AMG currently owns and operates twelve music venues which host over 2,500 events and 3 million fans annually in the U.K. Read more