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Watch Highlights from Dead & Company’s Tour Opener at Madison Square Garden

Dead & Company are back on the road for real this time after a short benefit show in San Francisco for wildfire relief. The band kicked off their fall tour at Madison Square Garden and will return to the World's Most Famous Arena tomorrow night with a second show. While much of the tour opener relied on tunes the band has played a number of times in their short existence, there were a few... ...

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John Mayer: “I play in constant emotional, psychological and musical deference to Jerry Garcia”

John Mayer is fully aware of his place in the Grateful Dead world as Dead & Company begin their fall tour, which kicked off last night at Madison Square Garden. Throughout his time in the band, Mayer has routinely expressed his admiration for Jerry Garcia and the music of the band, particularly now as a member of the group that features three surviving members of the Grateful Dead. But in a... ...

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Foo Fighters Confirm Cal Jam 2018

After a successful first edition, Foo Fighters will once again bring Cal Jam to life with a 2018 event slated for October 5-6 in San Bernardino, CA. The band decided to revive the old school rock festival to celebrate the release of their new album Concrete and Gold, bringing with them friends and past collaborators like Queens of the Stone Age, Royal Blood, Cage the Elephant, Liam Gallagher,... ...

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Taylor Swift Announces "Reputation" Global Concert Tour

Taylor Swift's new release "Reputation" is on track for a BIG debut week, predicted to be around 1.5 million units. The hugely popular singer is also going BIG with her global album support tour which will begin on May 8th in Glendale, AZ.  Here are all the "Reputation" tour cities, as well as, pre-sale and on-sale details: The full tour announcement: NEW YORK, Nov. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The first round ...

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Thor Tops Movie Box Office For Second Weekend, Orient Express #2

Disney's superhero blockbuster "Thor: Ragnarok" held the top spot in the box office, both in the U.S. and internationally, generating estimated revenues of $56.6M domestically and $132.5M worldwide in its 2nd week of general release. The weekend's returns brings the movie's global total above $650 million, surpassing first entry in the Thor franchise and within arm's reach of passing the sequel.  Also makin ...

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Regulators Raid UK Offices Of Stubhub, Viagogo

British regulators raided the offices of two of the leading players in the UK secondary ticketing industry on Thursday as part of an investigation into suspected violations of consumer law. According to the Guardian, Officials from the Competition and Markets Authority raided the offices of Viagogo and StubHub and were seeking information about the two companies' relationship with prominent ticket resellers ...

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Broker Genius Raises $15M For Dynamis Ticket Pricing

New York based Broker Genius, developers of dynamic ticket pricing technology has secured a $15 million Series A round of funding from Boston-based growth equity firm Volition Capital. Broker Genius offers pricing automation technology in the live event secondary market. The travel industry uses similar technology to price flights and hotels rooms. To date, Broker Genius technology has priced over $2 billio ...

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‘Tis The Season, But Are Holiday Albums Profitable?

With November well under way, the sleigh bells are already ringing out, and holiday classics will soon dominate the airwaves, but for all the music played around the holidays, is releasing new holiday music really that profitable for the creator? _______________________ In this recent post to MusicThinkTank, Andrea Balogun looks into whether or not the numerous holiday releases and concerts done by artists ...

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Taylor Swift Announces "Reputation" Global Concert Tour

Taylor Swift's new release "Reputation" is on track for a BIG debut week, predicted to be around 1.5 million units. The hugely popular singer is also going BIG with her global album support tour which will begin on May 8th in Glendale, AZ.  Here are all the "Reputation" tour cities, as well as, pre-sale and on-sale details: The full tour announcement: NEW YORK, Nov. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The first round ...

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How And Why To Make Your Band An LLC

The simplest kind of business entity, registering your band as an Limited Liability Corporation can offer a number of advantages, both when it comes to taxes and if your band should ever be sued. It's a litigious world out there, after all. _________________ Guest post by Peter Vaughan Shaving of CASH Music WHAT IS A LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY? A Limited Liability Company (“LLC”) is the most simple kind of b ...

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