| May 5, 2008
Naomi Judd had some advice for breakout star Taylor Swift during the Judds' sundown reunion set at the Stagecoach Festival on Saturday. "I remember when Taylor Swift said that winning her [2007 CMA award] was the highlight of her senior year," Judd said....
| May 6, 2008
Strolling the grounds of the Empire Polo Field on Sunday afternoon in the final hours of the three-day Stagecoach country music festival, Paul Tollett the man behind the event and its older sibling, the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, stopped at...
| May 30, 2008
There's cause to celebrate any time a musical juggernaut as meticulously planned and well-oiled as one of today's arena pop concert tours deviates from the script.
Even when, as was the case at Kenny Chesney's show Wednesday at Staples Center, the...
| Jul 11, 2008
While much of the record business is singing a sad song, musicians and fans apparently can't wait to get on the road again, according to a midyear look at the concert business just released by Pollstar magazine.
Despite skyrocketing gas prices and a...
| Jul 22, 2008
OUT IN the hardscrabble world of rock concert touring, promoter Sean Carlson has learned a thing or two about eateries. "Japanese restaurants are the best," said Carlson, founder of the F Yeah Fest that's hitting 27 cities in 27 days this month. He isn'...
| Jan 5, 2008
AS the traditional record business continues to unravel, musicians who are trying to keep lucrative careers alive don't seem to be worrying about whether the glass is half full or half empty. Instead, they're finding as many glasses as possible and...