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February 26, 2015 

Randy Phillips To Head Global Entertainment

Ashley Tabor’s UK-based Global, The Media And Entertainment Group, has launched a new division in the US to be helmed by former longtime AEG Live chief Randy Phillips.

Gathering Of The Vibes Announces Lineup For 2015

Organizers for the Gathering of the Vibes have announced the round of artists on the lineup for the 20th anniversary of the festival when it returns to Seaside Park in Bridgeport, Connecticut from July 30th to August 2nd.

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FCC Rules In Favor Of Net Neutrality

U.S. regulators announced on Thursday plans to regulate Internet service providers under Title II of the 1934 Telecommunications Act, upholding, for now at least, the principle of "net neutrality."

Digital Music Pioneer Rob Wells Exits Universal Music Without Warning

Rob Wells, Universal Music’s President Of Global Digital Business, resigned suddenly late yesterday after 15 years with the company. We have the full text of his exit letter to the UMG team.

The Impending YouTube Music Showdown

YouTube multichannel networks (MCNs) like Maker, Machinima, and Fullscreen have reshaped the business of online video, but there's still one dicey area that hasn't yet been worked out to everyone's satisfaction - the music that accompanies many of thos

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Apple Ordered To Pay $533 Million In iTunes Patent Infringement Trial

With billions in the bank, a court ordered payout of $533 million is a very survivable hit for Apple. But the underlying question remains. Did Apple really create all of the tech upon which Job's built his empire or are patent trolls just trying to extra

The 87th Oscars Hosted By Neil Patrick Harris - List Of Winners

Sunday night the Academy awards lit up Hollywood for its 87th year. Taking place at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles this year, Neil Patrick Harris stepped in for hosting duties at the stories awards ceremony.

Jazz Legend Clark Terry Passes

Legendary jazz trumpeter Clark Terry, who performed in the orchestras of both Count Basie and Duke Ellington, and who mentored Quincy Jones and Miles Davis, had died. He was 94.


Singer and songwriter Natalia Safran has seen her songs in multiple forms: on the charts, on the big screen, and now, with her newest remix, in all the hottest clubs. No matter what shape each song takes, the Polish-born star knows one thing: it'll alway More...



Key Staff Change At Academy Music Group

UK based venue owner and operator Academy Music Group (AMG) has appointed 3 new managers.


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02/12/15Andrea Bocelli, Eugene Kohn, Heather Headley, Ana Maria Martinez Seminole Hard Rock Live - Hollywood, FL Classic Enterprises 3/0 3,717,740 12,644 15,000 84.3% $554.00
02/14/15Luis Fonsi Coliseo de Puerto Rico Jose Miguel Agrelot - San Juan, Puerto Rico Tony Mojena Entertainment 2/0 1,072,662 21,169 23,875 88.7% $100.00
02/07/15Zion & Lennox Coliseo de Puerto Rico Jose Miguel Agrelot - San Juan, Puerto Rico Jose Dueno Entertainment 2/0 980,808 18,255 19,141 95.4% $150.00
02/14/15Charlie Wilson, Kem, Joe Atlantic City Boardwalk Hall - Atlantic City, NJ Live Nation 1/0 680,209 9,292 10,056 92.4% $95.00
02/19/15Blue Man Group Dell Hall at the Long Center - Austin, TX The Long Center 5/0 495,795 8,583 11,670 73.5% $35.00
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