Does a $0.25 cover charge for some superintimate, semi-secret show at a small waterfront bar with French art-rock geniuses Phoenix sound too good to be true? Well, yeah. But fans weren't about to hesitate clicking the "Buy Tickets" button when Live Nation and Ticketmaster suddenly sent out an app a ... More >>
OK... So it'd been widely (and frantically) reported throughout the blogosphere that Jay-Z, Justin Timberlake, and nearly two dozen other celebs had decided to join Stevie Wonder's Florida boycott in protest of George Zimmerman's acquittal in the death of Trayvon Martin. Yesterday, though, Crossfa ... More >>
Once an indie darling, he has coasted to superstardom on a wave of pure showmanship.
If a picture's worth a thousand words, an electronic-dance-music site has to be in the neighborhood of $50 million, right? According to the New York Times, SFX Entertainment, which owns a stake in the Opium Group (Mansion, Set, Cameo) and is in the midst of negotiating a deal with Miami Management ... More >>
The Bawse just canceled the last six shows of his MMG Tour. Earlier today, we here at Crossfade mentioned that two dates in North Carolina got nixed after Ross received death threats from Gangster Disciple members. But now representatives of Maybach Music Group tell us that all concerts till Decem ... More >>
See also: Our Complete Coachella Coverage Dance music is coming to an arena near you: Kaskade will be the first DJ ever to play Staples Center (July 27). And mainstream concert promoters such as Live Nation are diving into the electronic dance explosion. Electric Daisy Carnival, which is being hel ... More >>
See also "Shakira's 'Addicted to You' Video May Result in Sex Rehab." A couple of weeks ago, Shakira walked away with four Billboard Latin Music Awards, including Female Artist of the Year in both the songs and album categories, all despite the fact that her last record, Sale el Sol, was released n ... More >>
Don King, a man known for his boxing promotion and superawesome hair, wanted to give back to the South Florida community. So he loaded a truck full of 30,000 turkeys and hoped to give them to families in need throughout the region. This, of course, being South Florida, the truck was hijacked and ... More >>
Photo by Marta Xochilt PerezThe neo-raver, grandchild of the hippies.The Honeymoon Series begins this Saturday with Datsik, continuing with Zeds Dead May 5 and Borgore June 17. Back in the LSD-soaked '60s, a big boxy San Francisco building named the Fillmore Auditorium was routinely overrun by l ... More >>
Public domain image, via Wikimedia CommonsCarlos Santana's show at Cruzan Amphitheater has been added to the $10 deal list.Another Wednesday in the summer, another $10 Live Nation ticket deal. The bad news: This deal only adds one concert to the list of shows that were discounted last week. The g ... More >>
photo by Ryan RussellScore cheapo tickets to see Paramore headline the Honda Civic Tour in Miami. Here's some more Live Nation ticketing news. As we told you at the beginning of the month, the concert promotion juggernaut has, in June, been offering no-service-fee tickets for all of its amphithe ... More >>
When the hip-hop and R&B station 103.5 The Beat flipped to 103.5 Super X this past May, many fans were left bewildered and utterly confused. Clear Channel claimed the switch was based on Miami's growing Hispanic market, but few bought the "cultural emergence" argument. Before the flip, South ... More >>
CC by 2.0, via lanchutt on FlickrSwoon over Adam Levine? Act fast and do it for no fee. One of the worst thing about being a devoted live music fan is the sticker shock that comes when a ticket's final price is totaled up. A ticket that's about $20 can end up as much as $40 sometimes when you lum ... More >>
CC by 2.0, via r_w_h on FlickrHe'll be back to otherworldly shape soon.U2 fans the world over can rest easy knowing Bono is on the road to recovery. The iconic frontman has been discharged from a Munich hospital where he underwent emergency back surgery this past Friday. The procedure was success ... More >>
If you crave live music, but you're broke and didn't grab the two for one deal on tickets last week, Live Nation is back with another (although not quite as good) deal this week. Anytime from now until midnight tonight, log on to Live Nation's website to grab some all inclusive tickets for as low ... More >>
Jesse Stoll's homegrown DubFest brings international reggae legends out of hiding.
Live Nation continues to make Wednesday the best (if only) day to get tickets through their site. Last week, they announced the "All-In" tickets: For $29.99 you get lawn tickets, parking, a hot dog, and a soda. This week, they're expanding the "All-In" promotion to include reserved seats at Cruzan, ... More >>
Not to be totally outdone by all of Live Nation's various and sundry discount deals of late, rival concert promotions titan AEG Live is announcing its own special deal. It's good on this Friday, only, for one show -- the Blazed and Confused tour date on August 1 at Bicentennial Park in Miami. The sh ... More >>
The troupe was spurned in favor of The Fillmore, but no hard feelings.
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