David Byrne’s TED Talk On How Place Drives Music

As his career grew, Talking Head founder David Byrne went from playing CBGB to Carnegie Hall. In this just released TED Talk video, recorded earlier this year, Byrne asks: Does. Continue reading

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Korn Boycotts The Use Of BP Oil Products On Tour

And Encourages You to Do the Same In a response to the BP oil spill tragedy, the nu-metal act Korn has decided to boycott their products while on tour this. Continue reading

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ArtistData Has Now Made 3.75 Million Updates

Adds 7 New Syndication Partners ArtistData recently delivered the 3.75 millionth syndicated update on behalf of its artist members. They've also made their syndication offering more powerful by adding 7 more. Continue reading

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Imogen Heap: “So expensive to tour!”

Is Another Source of Income Shrinking? Touring was supposed to be the savior of music. Live concerts are something fans can't download, the story went, and thus will provide a. Continue reading

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OK Go + Amanda Palmer: The Kings & Queen Of Modern D.I.Y. Join Forces

Two of the most visible proponents of modern music marketing, Amanda Palmer and OK Go are joining forces for both a design contest and live concert webcast this Monday ,May. Continue reading

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Losses Grow At Live Nation: Merger Costs, Lower Ticket Sales & Tickets Now Damage Bottom Line

(Updated) Losses grew at Live Nation last quarter as the company absorbed the cost of its January 25th merger with Ticketmaster, a drastic drop in income from Tickets Now and. Continue reading

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Online Concerts To Get Social With Big Live

Schedule to launch in June, Big Live is social networking platform that connects users around a shared entertainment experience. Users can watch  full-length “live” concerts by joining one of multiple. Continue reading

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Concert Simulcasts Increase In Popularity

The Met Tops 2.2M Season Tickets To Broadcasts The Metropolitan Opera has proven that simulcasts of concerts have a future.  The company this season sold  2.2 million tickets for 9. Continue reading

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Video: The Band vs. The Promoter

As someone who has spent most of his time in the industry working in the live music sector running booking agency Skyline Music, I know first hand that the relationship. Continue reading

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Creed Offers $10 & $20 All-In Tickets On “20-10 Tour”

(UPDATED) With a thumb in the eye to overpriced tickets, Creed is offering all of  the seats on its "20-10  Tour" for $10 – $20/ The first 2,010 reserved seats. Continue reading

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