While former boy band Blue s European tour was traveling through Germany, the act has been forced to call in the administrators to sort out its financial problems.more
Riverfest Amphitheater in Little Rock, Ark., was renamed First Security Amphitheater May 17 in a naming rights deal with First Security Bank.more
Live Nation and Forest City Ratner, the developer of the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y., have some competition in the race to revamp the aging Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on Long Island.more
The suspicion that the Croatian outdoor market couldn’t sustain as many as a dozen festivals is proving close to the mark as Burning Sea has been canceled and Terraneo appears to have financial problems.more
Music-related trade missions to Asia are becoming common, and at least one of them seems to have resulted in actual exchanges.more
Pollstar has received the boxoffice reports for The Rolling Stones’ first seven shows and it should help clear the air regarding ticket prices.more
Jake Kennedy has joined CAA’s Nashville office.more
With its sweeping steel and glass exterior and boisterous crowds, the new Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y., is music to the eyes and ears, and maybe the nose too.more
While a Los Angeles court continues to hear testimony in Katherine Jackson’s case against AEG, UK papers led by The Independent and The Guardian are claiming Michael Jackson’s estate has made more ticket-sales money after his death than he made during his lifetime.more
Stefan Lehmkuhl’s adding two days to this year’s Berlin Festival to give new talent a chance to benefit from the event.
Emerging acts will get the chance to take Berlin Sept. 4-5 on several club stages dotted around the Wrangelkiez.more
This year’s PrimaveraPro, which opened in Barcelona May 22, is expecting about 1,800 delegates, a 28 percent rise on the 1,400 that showed in 2012.more
Andy Murnane of Frequency Media Group was awarded manager of the year at the 2013 Music Managers Awards May 15 at Auckland’s K’Rd before a 150-strong crowd of managers and artists.more
Aerosmith was one of the featured performers at the Social Star Awards in Singapore May 23 along with Carly Rae Jepsen, Cee-Lo Green and the ubiquitous Psy. Jessica Alba hosted the star-studded event, which was broadcast live on YouTube.
A former Playboy bunny who claims Sammy Hagar fathered her now-deceased child is appealing a ruling that dismissed her lawsuit against the former Van Halen frontman.more
A lawyer for the parent company of AEG Live LLC called Michael Jackson a freak on the day the singer signed a multimillion contract for a series of ill-fated comeback concerts, emails displayed for a jury on Wednesday showed.more
Mary J. Blige, Robin Hood Foundation Benefit Concert, Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, NYC, May 14, 2013more
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