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May 28, 2015 

Sillerman Buys $774 Million SFX Stock, Takes EDM Giant Private

Anyone old enough to remember the early days of Live Nation (then known as SFX), know that founder Bob Sillerman has more financial tricks up his sleeve than a day trader on crack. Today, Sillerman, played his latest hand, taking EDM giant SFX private aga

Attendance Soft At US Rock In Rio Debut

The Rock in Rio festival brand had its U.S. debut in Las Vegas on two weekends, May 8 & 9 and May 15 & 16, but conflicting reports on the events attendance have emerged.

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Live Nation Philly Moves To New Offices

Live Nation has new digs for their Philadelphia office.

Cease-And-Desist Holds At Oakdale

After a three hour hearing by the Wallingford Zoning Board of Appeals on Wednesday night, the cease-and-desist order issued against the Toyota Oakdale Theatre remains in place.

Record Labels Join Effort To Keep .Music Domain Control From Google, Amazon

It feels like we've been waiting for the .music domain forever. When released, it will open up to possibility for thousands of musicians and music companies to have a domain name more reflective of their offline moniker, as well as, some interesting la

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Sony Forces The Verge To Take Down Leaked Spotify Contract

The leaked contract between Sony Music and Spotify has caused ripples throughout the industry. The complex deal has drawn criticism from artists, managers and others who question the deal's fairness and how much revenue is actually trickling down to cre

Music Publisher File Lawsuit Against Wolfgang’s Vault, Daytrotter For Copyright Infringement

Wolfgang's Vault bills itself as the "world's largest collection of live music." Sister site Daytrotter brings that same sensibility to merging music. But much of the music you find on these sites has not been properly licensed, according to the NMP

Pete Francis

Not many artists can claim to have sold-out Madison Square Gardens three nights in a row, held a farewell outdoor concert that attracted over 110,000 fans from 25 countries, making it the largest independent music event in history (outdrawing Phish's swa More...



Sweden And Warner Took Eurovision Win

Warner Music Sweden is hoping that its signing Måns Zelmerlöw can become a truly international star after winning the 60th Eurovision Song Contest on Saturday.


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05/09/15Kenny Chesney, Eric Church, Brantley Gilbert, Chase Rice, Old Dominion Lucas Oil Stadium - Indianapolis, IN The Messina Group/AEG Live 1/0 4,064,335 43,675 44,872 97.3% $250.00
05/01/15Lenny Kravitz, Ed Sheeran, The Avett Brothers, Paramore, John Fogerty, Hozier, Wilco, Five Finger Death Punch, The Flaming Lips, Pixies, Cage the Elephant, Ryan Adams, Rise Against, Band of Horses, St. Vincent, Slash, AWOLNATION and more Tom Lee Park - Memphis, TN Memphis in May International Festival 3/0 3,223,455 98,569 120,000 82.1% $25.00
04/29/15Journey The Joint, Hard Rock Hotel - Las Vegas, NV AEG Live 9/5 2,896,949 24,961 26,480 94.3% $250.00
04/22/15Olly Murs, Ella Eyre Manchester Arena - Manchester, U.K. SJM Concerts 3/0 2,704,520 40,538 42,692 95% $81.95
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