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August 25, 2016 

MSG Reports A Loss For Q4

The Madison Square Garden Company reported declines in revenue for the fourth fiscal quarter and for the full year following their spin-off from parent company MSG Networks.


Aretha Franklin Cancels Upcoming Shows

The Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin has canceled a series of upcoming concerts, citing a doctor's orders for her to get some rest.

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Music Streamer CÜR On Brink Of Bankruptcy After Raising More Than $15 Million, Stock Falls 54%

CÜR Media, the parent company of unlaunched streaming service CÜR Music is on the brink of bankruptcy, despite raising millions. The CÜR collapse follows the recent $18 million failure of social music service Crowdmix before it had launched and the curren


Live Nation, Performers Hit With Lawsuit Over Railing Collapse

Lawyers representing seventeen people who were injured during a concert at the BB&T Pavilion have filed a lawsuit against the performers and venue's owner, claiming they failed to take proper precautions to ensure safety.


Spotify Is Reportedly Out Of Contract With All Three Major Labels

Spotify's long term contracts with all three major label groups appear to have expired even as the streaming music service enters contentious negotiations over revenue splits.


The Lefsetz Letter: MIke Posner At The Grammy Museum
I came to hear "I Took A Pill In Ibiza," but I got so much more! It was the most meaningful gig in memory, I couldn't play the radio on the way home, I was numb, I was basking in the experience.
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Mike Dunn To Chair Digital Entertainment Group

Home entertainment industry trade association the Digital Entertainment Group (DEG) has elected Mike Dunn, president of Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, as its chair for a two-year term.


Alice Cooper, A Troubled Man For Troubled Times

Rock legend Alice Cooper announced that he's throwing his hat into the political ring with a somewhat tongue in cheek campaign to be America's next president.


Pharrell Williams, Mike Posner & John Debney To Be Feted At Songs Of Hope Gala

Grammy-winning global superstar Pharrell Williams, platinum recording artist, songwriter and producer Mike Posner, and Academy Award – nominated composer and conductor John Debney will be among the music and entertainment industry figures to be honored at

Crystal Castles

Crystal Castles unveiled the new track “Fleece” on August 15 by Annie Mac on BBC Radio 1, taken from their forthcoming new album AMNESTY (I), out now on Casablanca Records. More...



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BoomTown Winter Gathering Canceled After Festival Disasters

Organizers for what was billed as the “UK’s biggest indoor festival” have canceled the event, following a series of incidents including a death and a major fire at their Boomtown Fair Festival earlier this month.

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08/06/16Twenty One Pilots, Mute Math, Chef's Special Infinite Energy Arena - Duluth, GA Live Nation 1/1 391,115 9,767 9,767 100% $48.00
$38.00
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08/13/16Bonnie Raitt, Richard Thompson New Jersey Performing Arts Center - Newark, NJ Metropolitan Entertainment Consultants LLC, NJ Performing Arts Center 1/1 217,320 2,749 2,749 100% $120.50
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$80.50
$60.50
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07/25/16Maks & Val Live On Tour: Our Way Whitney Hall - LOUISVILLE, KY KC Presents 1/0 94,069 1,572 2,151 73.1% $32.00
$47.00
$62.00
$77.00
08/15/16Volbeat, Killswitch Engage Brady Theater - Tulsa, OK DCF Concerts 1/0 64,504 1,545 2,700 57.2% $39.50
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