| Feb 4, 2014
| 6:00 AM
It was DJ Miguel Garcia's first time at last month's National Assn. of Music Merchants' big trade show in Anaheim, but he was in his element, hunched over an expensive DJ rig while spinning his own dance music.
"These are probably the best you can get,"...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 3:41 PM
“All bad things must come to an end.” That’s how Mötley Crüe broke the news it was calling it quits.
The influential, and infamous, L.A. rock band turned Beacher’s Madhouse in Hollywood into a circus Tuesday morning as more than...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 1:00 PM
Seasoned concert-goers who walk into the resurrected Forum in Inglewood after it opens Wednesday with the first of six Eagles concerts may be struck as much by what's missing as by what's been added to the 46-year-old former sports palace.
| Dec 31, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Bon Jovi raked in more than a quarter-billion dollars on the road worldwide during 2013 to top a year in the concert business that's being described as record-setting on many fronts.
The New Jersey rock band finished 2013 with a global box office take...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 10:50 AM
Apologies to those who thought One Direction was just another flash-in-the-pan boy band. The British group is proving unstoppable.
One Direction's third album, “Midnight Memories,” debuted at the No. 1 spot on the Billboard 200 chart...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 11:47 AM
Lady Gaga is ready to hear applause in arenas across North America this spring. The always provocative pop star is readying a tour in support of her latest album, “Artpop.”
Billed as “artRave: The ARTPOP Ball” Gaga’s...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 1:54 PM
Anschutz Entertainment Group has parted ways with Randy Phillips, the chief executive of its live entertainment arm AEG Live, the company said Monday. Jay Marciano, AEG's chief operating officer, has been named AEG Live's chairman.
The exit of...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 11:08 AM
U2’s longtime manager Paul McGuinness has confirmed that he is stepping down and handing over day-to-day management of the band to next-generation power manager Guy Oseary as part of a reported $30-million deal in which Live Nation will purchase...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 7:17 AM
After the coffee. Before corrupting the youth of America.
The Skinny: I'm going to talk journalism to students at Cal State Los Angeles later today. I'll try to keep it clean and not be too cynical. Today's roundup includes a new look for Netflix and...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 10:02 AM
Get ready, folks: Miley Cyrus is ready to twerk across North America.
Our favorite Disney princess turned urban pop provocateur is gearing up to take her eyebrow-raising act on the road with a 38-city tour, Cyrus announced on Wednesday.
| Nov 5, 2013
| 9:17 AM
Paul Simon and Sting will tour together in 2014, not just as touring partners but as onstage collaborators in a show that will make a stop at the renovated Forum in Inglewood on Feb. 15.
An announcement from Live Nation Global Touring, which is...