| May 4, 2013
| 2:30 PM
Insomniac Events, the producer of the Electric Daisy Carnival dance music events, confirmed in a statement to the Los Angeles Times that it has had talks with Live Nation Entertainment Inc. regarding a sale to that company, but no deal is complete....
| Jun 20, 2013
| 7:00 AM
As long as there has been electronic dance music, there has been at least one dumb complaint about it — that all the music sounds the same.
That's a tedious line, one usually said by rock snobs who proudly admit they don't listen to the stuff. But...
| May 28, 2013
| 7:54 PM
A ranking AEG executive testified Tuesday at the Michael Jackson wrongful death trial that he didn’t pay attention to the tour budgets that he approved, even though he was the tour manager.
Paul Gongaware said he didn’t read through the...
| May 31, 2013
| 2:03 PM
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The “This Is It” concert series in London — which was to have earned Michael Jackson millions and served as a triumphant comeback — was to be the performer’s final tour, a ranking...
| May 25, 2013
| 9:05 AM
The Electric Daisy Carnival is getting the documentary treatment from a pair of filmmakers who were behind the recent Justin Bieber and Katy Perry concert movies.
“EDC 2013: You Are the Headliner” is being directed by Dan Cutforth and Jane...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 1:29 PM
The attorney for Michael Jackson’s family painted entertainment powerhouse Anschutz Entertainment Group as a gang of ruthless executives concerned only with becoming No. 1 in the concert business and caring nothing about the singer's well-being....
| Feb 6, 2013
After complaints about drug use and noise, a Los Angeles-based rave company is moving one of its annual concerts from its longtime home in San Bernardino to Devore, but some neighbors of the new venue are angry about the change.
Insomniac Inc. decided...
| Apr 23, 2012
| 4:36 PM
Kaskade's July 27 Staples Center set is a landmark event, making him the first electronic dance music artist to headline the venue. Kaskade, an O.C.-based artist born Ryan Raddon, is coming off successful Coachella sets....
| May 9, 2012
| 4:33 PM
Live Nation Entertainment reported a 6% increase in ticket sales this quarter compared to last year, boding well for the coming concert season....
| Apr 17, 2012
| 4:36 PM
Suave crooner Maxwell has announced a limited engagement of two-night stands in Los Angeles, Atlanta and Newark, N.J., where he will perform his discography in full. Tickets for the L.A. shows -- July 20 and 21 at Staples Center -- go on sale April 28...
| Aug 31, 2012
| 8:43 AM
Executives of Live Nation Entertainment Inc. contributed $18,000 to Los Angeles City Atty. Carmen Trutanich, who is seeking a court order against ticket scalpers....