People in South America love them some hair metal. But not enough to keep a Dallas promoter out of court. This morning, Courthouse News reported Dallas rock star-turned-attorney-turned-international concert promoter Gabe Reed (Gabe Reed Productions) is being sued for $270,000 over a canceled stadium ... More >>
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Dance music is coming to an arena near you: Kaskade will be the first DJ ever to play Staples Center (July 27). And mainstream concert promoters such as Live Nation are diving into the electronic dance explosion.
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In 2009, KZPS-FM 92.5 fired Derek Walker from their promotions crew. Unfortunately, he was sorely misunderstood by the marketing department's then-head honcho, and was let go after going ... More >>
Vigo says this show should've been his.In a Dallas federal courthouse on Tuesday, a civil lawsuit was filed against Dallas-based concert promoter Gabe Reed, accusing Reed and his company, Gabe Reed Productions, of fraud, breach of contract and negligent misrepresentation as pertains to a handful ... More >>
Rachel ParkerRihanna at Friday's AAC performance.Still no word from the folks either at the American Airlines Center or concert promotion conglomerate Live Nation about what, if any, accommodations will be made for the Rihanna fans upset that their Friday night concert experience was cut shot aft ... More >>
Welcome to Local Music'Mericans, where we'll be meeting some people behind the local music scene who aren't musicians, but more behind-the-scenes folk.Michelle PelisseroMichelle Pelissero can be seen working at some of the luckiest of spots -- like rinkside at a Dallas Stars game or dead-center i ... More >>
Since last summer, Live Nation's been ramping up their summer ticket sales by offering a promotion known as "No Service Fee June." A brief reminder: For the entire month of June, Live Nation is kind enough to remove the ridiculous service fees from the already steep ticket prices for their concer ... More >>
The above, poorly-lit clip finds concert promoter Kevin Lyman (he of Warped Tour creation fame) apologizing to the music fans in Dallas, Houston, San Diego and Phoenix for the fact that, due to low ticket sales, scheduled stops from his new Country Throwdown tour, which features Montgomery Gentry, J ... More >>
Yesterday afternoon, via a press release, major concert booking/promotions conglomerate Live Nation announced the opening of a new Dallas office to handle all the company's business in the region, which will be led by longtime area concert promoter Danny Eaton (of 462 Productions and, more recent ... More >>
Just as it did last Wednesday and the Wednesday before that, national booking/concert promotions conglomerate Live Nation is back today with another "No Servive Fee Wednesday" promotion, this time removing all service fee charges on its 4-Pack ticket bundles, which allow ticket-buyers to save 17 pe ... More >>
For a few weeks now, we've pretty much known that U2 was coming to the new Cowboys Stadium in Arlington at some point in the coming months. Now we have the date: Monday, October 12, 2009. Which, in case you don't have a calendar handy, is Columbus Day. Go figure!Oh, and more fun news? English rocker ... More >>