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August 18, 2011 

5 Dead After Indiana State Fair Stage Collapses - Governor: Wind Gust That Fell Ind. Stage A 'Fluke'

Five people were killed and a dozen injured after a stage collapsed during a storm Saturday night at the Indiana State Fair, where the country group Sugarland was set to perform, the Indianapolis Star and WTHR reported.

Sugarland Tour Resumes After Stage Tragedy

Sugarland prepared to return to the stage on Thursday for their first performance since a stage collapse at the Indiana State Fair killed five people.

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Outside Lands Fest About More Than Music

The Outside Lands festival has acts like the Grammy-winning Arcade Fire and Muze as headliners, but co-promoter Rick Farman is just as excited about another attraction at the three-day event -- its culinary delights.

SF Music Tech Conference Announces Speakers

Just as the Bandwidth Conference gets underway in San Francisco today, SF Music Tech is offering the music industry a reason to return to the Bay area next month with its new list of speakers.

Digital Music Royalties Battle In Full Swing

The battle over digital music royalties has begun again. The U.S. Copyright Royalty Judges have opened a new proceeding to set the statutory rates for 2013-2017 with a decision expected by the end of 2012.

New Rules
It doesn't matter what kind of music you make.
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August 18, 2011


Flooding Submerges Venues and Festival Finances

Organizers of a music festival in eastern Pennsylvania are seeking donations to make up for flooding that has prompted closure of two venues and submerged the finances of the 10-day event.

Live Nation Clarifies Groupon Sales

Concert promoter Live Nation Entertainment Inc. is now saying that it sold 600,000 concert tickets in June and July though its partnership with online coupon site Groupon, clarifying what its CEO said on Monday.

Live Nation's Riley O'Connor Headed For Canadian Music Industry Hall Of Fame

Riley O'Connor, one of Canada's most highly-regarded music executives, will be inducted into the Canadian Music Industry Hall of Fame during the Canadian Music & Broadcast Industry Awards ceremony at the Fairmont Royal York Hotel, Thursday March 22, 201

3 Doors Down

Multi-platinum rock band 3 Doors Down is moving forward by looking back. More...



KISS Booted From Jackson Tribute Concert Lineup

Organizers of a Michael Jackson tribute concert dropped Kiss from the lineup after receiving widespread criticism for booking the band despite critical comments toward the late pop singer by bassist Gene Simmons.


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07/30/11U2, Arcade Fire, Carney Magnetic Hill - Moncton, Live Nation Global Touring/Donald K Donald Events 1/1 6,127,953 66,823 66,823 100% $208.88
07/19/11Taylor Swift, Needtobreathe, Danny Gokey Prudential Center - Newark, NJ The Messina Group/AEG Live 4/4 3,875,463 51,487 51,487 100% $79.50
07/15/11Taylor Swift, Needtobreathe, Danny Gokey Air Canada Centre - Toronto, The Messina Group/AEG Live 2/2 3,036,000 30,144 30,144 100% $103.78
08/05/11Sade, John Legend United Center - Chicago, IL Live Nation 3/2 2,983,195 30,834 32,124 96% $149.50
08/05/11Iron Maiden, DragonForce, Trivium O2 Arena - London, Live Nation-U.K. 2/2 2,127,420 31,350 31,350 100% $67.86
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August 18, 2011
Artist: After 7 featuring Kevon Edmonds
Available: Call for availability - 2011 / 2012 -
Company: Wenig-LaMonica Associates
Contact: Paul LaMonica
Phone: 914-631-6500
Fax: 914-631-0101
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Artist: Alyssa Bentley
Available: Call for availability - Summer & Fall 2011 - August Through December -
Company: VMG / Valera Music Group
Contact: Tee Mitchell
Phone: 213-819-7062
Fax: 323-954-0679
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Artist: Carbon Choir
Available: Call for availability - October 19 - 23, 2011 - Mid West (KC / STL / Lincoln / Omaha etc. -
Company: SEG / Sweetwine Entertainment Group
Contact: Ira Sweetwine
Phone: 303-444-1554
Fax: 303-845-7202
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Artist: Mark Nizer
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Company: DCA Productions
Contact: Daniel C. Abrahamsen
Phone: 212-245-2063
Fax: 609-259-8260
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Artist: Nick Jaina
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Company: Self Group
Contact: Krist Krueger
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Artist: Marvelless Mark & The Party Of The Century Live
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Company: Key Artist Group
Contact: Lee McDonald
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Artist: Lords of the Underground
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Contact: Tim Hajj
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Artist: Billy Craig
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Company: All Things Media
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Artist: Among The Oak & Ash
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Company: Hello! Booking
Contact: Eric Roberts
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Fax: 763-463-1264
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Artist: Mark and Clark
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Company: Lustig Talent Enterprises Inc.
Contact: Richard Lustig
Phone: 407-816-8960
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Artist: Melanie / Melanie Safka
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Company: The Granata Agency
Contact: Mary Granata
Phone: 973-208-7291
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Artist: Creedence Again - World's Premier CCR Tribute (Tribute To Creedence Clearwater Revival)
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