concerts

A new and faster way of buying concert tickets

Jul 22, 2014
Marketplace tests out the speed of ticket apps with a One Direction concert
Posted In: concerts, ticketmaster, smartphone

Startup lets fans tell bands where to play

Jul 24, 2013
For musicians these days hitting the road is where the real money is at, as long as people actually show up to see you play. That's where tech startup Rabbl hopes to come in.
Posted In: Music, music industry, concerts, crowdsourcing

Music's reliance on summer concert season

May 31, 2013
The summer concert tour season is under way. How important financially are these tours for bands?
Posted In: Music, music industry, concerts, summer, Entertainment

AEG looks to take on Ticketmaster

Feb 6, 2013
The entertainment conglomerate wants to collect its own ticketing fees.
Posted In: ticketmaster, tickets, concerts

Concert will rain charity on Sandy victims

Dec 11, 2012
The 121212 concert in New York’s Madison Square Garden has raised more than $30 million, and the show hasn’t even started.
Posted In: Charity, Hurricane Sandy, concerts, Robin Hood foundation

Coachella music festival hits the high seas

Jul 19, 2012
Coachella, a hip music festival in California, joins the list of music promoters teaming up with cruise operators to attract young travelers.
Posted In: Coachella, concerts, Music, cruise

Musicians big and small compete for summer concert sales

May 31, 2012
Madonna begins her worldwide summer tour today in Israel. Shows have already sold out around the world. But what if you're not Madonna? How do you make money on tour?
Posted In: Entertainment, concerts, Music

The String Cheese Incident takes stand against Ticketmaster

May 17, 2012
The band protests Ticketmaster's high fees by scalping its own tickets. Bassist Keith Mosley discusses the message his band is trying to send.
Posted In: ticketmaster, concerts, the string cheese incident

Mid-day Extra: What Live Nation's earnings mean for music

Nov 4, 2011
Live Nation reported quarterly earnings much better than the same point last year. What changed?
Posted In: Music, concerts