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September 25, 2014 

Yusuf Islam Cancels New York Show Due To Ticket Speculators

Yusuf Islam, AKA Cat Stevens, has announced that he's canceling the New York City stop of his planned tour of the U.S., after ticket scalpers apparently ran wild.

Diana Krall Cancels Album Release, Tour, Citing Illness

Jazz pianist and singer Diana Krall has put the kibosh on her planned album release, and tour of the U.S. this fall while she recovers from an illness.

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Amazon's Head Of Digital Music And Video Music Bill Carr Exits

After a 15 year stint, Bill Carr, Amazon's head of digital music and video is exiting the company.

PMI Looks To Bring Concerts Back To Lambeau In 2015

It appears as if concerts may be returning to storied football stadium Lambeau field for next year.

Clothing Retailer Urban Outfitters Says It Sells The Most Vinyl Records

Clothing retailer Urban Outfitters is claiming that it is now the world's number one seller of vinyl records.

Modern Rules
It anchors your career. There are hitmakers and everybody else. A hit just means something ubiquitous that everybody listens to, chart numbers are unnecessary.
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Tanya Tagaq Wins 2014 Polaris Music Prize

Inuk throat singer Tanya Tagaq has won the 2014 Polaris Music Prize for her album Animism.

Staind's Aaron Lewis Safe After Charter Jet Aircraft Veers Off Runway

Aaron Lewis is safe after a private charter jet he was a passenger on was disabled, causing a flight cancellation.

Salsa & Jazz Percussionist Milton Cardona Dies

Renowned conga player and singer Milton Cardona, a fixture of the latin jazz and salsa scene died on September 19th from heart failure. He was 69 at the time of his passing.

Markus James

Firenze Records announces an October 28th release date for Markus James’ new album, Head for the Hills. More...



Danish Festivals And Agents In Fight

Four of the largest Danish festivals, Roskilde, Smukfest (Skanderborg), Jelling Musikfestival and Nibe Festival have joined forces in a fight against two major booking agencies and their plans to promote a new festival in Denmark.


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09/11/14One Direction, 5 Seconds of Summer, Jamie Scott Rose Bowl - Pasadena, CA Live Nation 3/3 12,560,382 165,170 165,170 100% $99.50
09/16/14One Direction, 5 Seconds of Summer University of Phoenix Stadium - Glendale, AZ Live Nation 1/1 5,035,880 56,524 56,524 100% $99.50
09/21/14One Direction, 5 Seconds of Summer Alamodome - San Antonio, TX Live Nation 1/1 4,237,714 51,575 51,575 100% $99.50
08/26/14Queen + Adam Lambert Allphones Arena - Sydney, Australia Dainty Group 2/2 3,803,070 24,773 24,773 100% $186.01
09/19/14One Direction, 5 Seconds of Summer Sun Bowl - El Paso, TX Live Nation 1/1 3,632,097 44,910 44,910 100% $99.50
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September 25, 2014
Artist: The Ex
Available: Call for availability - 2014 / 2015 -
Company: Flowerbooking Inc.
Contact: Mahmood Shaikh
Phone: 773-289-3400
Fax: 773-289-3434
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Artist: Bear In Heaven
Available: Call for availability - 2015 -
Company: The Billions Corporation
Contact: Shannin Porter
Phone: 312-997-9999
Fax: 773-278-3721
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Artist: Freddie Jackson
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Company: Triche Entertainment
Contact: Rosiland Roberts
Phone: 707-645-0965
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Artist: Days of the New
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Company: Popular Music
Contact: Michael Rand
Phone: 734-604-9458
Fax: 313-344-7425
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Artist: Strings Attached featuring Larry Coryell
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Company: In Touch Entertainment
Contact: Charles Carlini
Phone: 212-714-7722
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Artist: Oxymorrons
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Company: UAA / Universal Attractions Agency
Contact: Nick Martucci
Phone: 212-582-7575
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Artist: Puddle of Mudd
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Company: Artists Worldwide
Contact: Chuck Bernal
Phone: 213-368-2112
Fax: 213-368-2110
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Artist: Kim Waters
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Company: Wenig-LaMonica Associates
Contact: Paul LaMonica
Phone: 914-631-6500
Fax: 914-631-0101
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Artist: Satisfaction (Tribute to the Rolling Stones)
Available: Call for availability - 2014 / 2015 - Maryland & Surrounding States -
Company: Lustig Talent Enterprises Inc.
Contact: Richard Lustig
Phone: 407-816-8960
Fax: 407-816-8959
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Artist: Mike Super - Winner of NBC's "Phenomenon"
Available: Call for Availability - 2015 -
Company: DCA Productions
Contact: Geraldine Abrahamsen
Phone: 212-245-2063
Fax: 609-259-8260
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Artist: Linda Eder
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Company: Hart Squared Management
Contact: Dave Hart
Phone: 310-472-9602
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Artist: Stringfever
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