The Jonas Brothers have become the most popular band ever on the relatively new LiveNation.com when 1.45 million visitors accessed the site for their information and tickets last week, setting a new record for a single artist on the website, according to Live Nation. Jonas Brothers’ “Burning Up Tour,”... Read more
With a new Warner Bros. album, “Hard Candy,” due April 28, Madonna has scheduled a few club dates to promote the album as she has done for previous album releases, singing to backing tracks. However, according to her tour promoter Live Nation, there are no tour plans at this... Read more
Live Nation has confirmed that the Jonas Brothers will be joining Avril Lavigne’s Best Damn Tour 2008. Lavigne’s tour already has Boston-based group Boys Like Girls in the special guest slot, but Live Nation did not say what the Jonas Brothers’ billing will be. What makes this yet-to-be announced... Read more
Goth/punk superstars Nine Inch Nails announced it will start its 24-date North American summer tour on July 25 at the inaugural Pemberton Festivalin Pemberton, BC. The tour will wind down Sept. 6 at the Forum in Inglewood, CA. NIN last toured North America extensively behind the release of 2005’s... Read more
Just a few days after announcing a 23 city tour kicking off April 11 and ending May 1, Soulja Boy Tellem has postponed his tour until the fall. “It will be more of a ‘back to school’ type tour,” said a spokesperson from his record label. It is unknown... Read more
Music is one of the most expressive and powerful of art forms, particularly for taking a stand on social and political change. With the political season in full swing, we will be seeing more and more musicians backing their candidate of choice with fund-raiser concerts. It’s even bringing back... 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
The Allman Brothers Band is postponing their annual run of 15 shows at New York City’s Beacon Theatre, set for May 5-24, due to Gregg Allman’s ongoing treatment for Hepatitis C. Rescheduled dates will be announced at a later time; the theater is scheduled to undergo at least a... Read more
Foo Fighters and Oasis will headline the third annual Virgin Festival Toronto Sept. 6-7. Bloc Party, Paul Weller, Stereophonics, Wintersleep, Spiritualized, The Weakerthans, Constantines and The Pigeon Detectives are also on the bill. Foo Fighters will close the show on Sept. 6, marking their first Toronto performance since their... Read more
Country superstar Kenny Chesney, the reigning Academy of Country Music Entertainer of the Year and one of the most consistent concert draws of the past few years, is mounting a 34-city, 36-date U.S. tour with LeAnn Rimes on his Corona Extra sponsored Poets & Pirates Tour. The tour kicks... Read more