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July 30, 2015 

Paradigm Forms A Strategic Partnership With Windish

Paradigm Talent Agency announced that they have formed a strategic partnership with EDM powerhouse The Windish Agency.

Little Big Town Cancels More Dates While Westbrook Recovers

Country music group Little Big Town has canceled additional date on their aptly-named Pain Killer tour while Jimi Westbrook recovers from surgery.

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Amazon Now Selling Concert Tickets Without Extra Charges

One of the things that everyone hates is the service charge attached to a concert ticket when you buy it from a broker and even directly from the box office.

Seattle Renews With AEG Facilities At Key Arena

KeyArena at Seattle Center has renewed its venue services agreement with AEG Facilities. As a part of the deal, AEG Facilities will continue to handle management of premium seating, sponsorship, programming and marketing.

Labels Mull Pulling All Music Videos From YouTube

Record labels are considering pulling all music videos off YouTube because its become the free music service of choice for so many. They're are upset over the lack of revenue and the anemic pace of Google's efforts to add paid tiers and better monetiz

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What impressed me most was she was singing her truth, unselfconsciously, in a world where we're all too guarded, posting on Instagram about our fabulous lives when the truth is so often we feel tortured and unsure, insecure.
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Rhapsody Has 3 Million Paid Subscribers, Up 50% In Last Year

Rhapsody was one of the first streaming music services. For now, its been eclipsed by Spotify, Apple Music and Deezer. But by sticking to "paid only," a model Apple also adopted, they forged a path that other music streamers may someday be forced to fol

The Doobie Brothers Sue Cover Band Claiming They Own The Word 'Doobie'

The Doobie Brothers do not cite the etymology of the term "doobie" in their trademark lawsuit against the Doobie Decimal System rock band, though the slang term predated the band by a few years.

Garth Brooks Tops Forbes List Of Top Paid Country Performers

Garth Brooks' 'The Garth Brooks World Tour with Trisha Yearwood' has vaulted him to top of Forbes’ annual "Country Cash Kings" list by a comfortable margin. So far, Brooks has sold more than 2.5 million tickets, with up to 11 shows in some markets to

Brad Arnold Of 3 Doors Down

3 Doors Down’s Brad Arnold – lessons learned from mamma and the new album. More...



Lollapalooza Announces Colombia Expansion

C3 Presents' festival Lollapalooza is continuing its global expansion with the launch of a new Lolla-branded event in the South American nation of Colombia.


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07/03/15Grateful Dead Soldier Field - Chicago, IL Peter Shapiro/Madison House Presents 3/3 30,683,274 210,283 210,283 100% $739.00
07/10/15Taylor Swift, Haim, Vance Joy, Shawn Mendes MetLife Stadium - East Rutherford, NJ The Messina Group/AEG Live 2/2 13,423,858 110,105 110,105 100% $139.50
07/13/15Taylor Swift, Haim, Vance Joy, Shawn Mendes Nationals Park - Washington, DC The Messina Group/AEG Live 2/2 9,730,596 85,014 85,014 100% $139.50
07/11/15The Rolling Stones, St. Paul & the Broken Bones Ralph Wilson Stadium - Orchard Park, NY Concerts West/AEG Live 1/1 8,634,557 49,552 49,552 100% $395.00
07/08/15The Rolling Stones, Walk the Moon Comerica Park - Detroit, MI Concerts West/AEG Live 1/1 6,282,151 36,712 36,712 100% $350.00
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