January 30, 2014 - Garth Brooks' first major ticket onsale in many years certainly set a marker for the degree of pent-up demand among his fans, with nearly a quarter of a million tickets for a multi-date stand at Croke Park gone in 90 minutes.
January 30, 2014 - The 56th annual Grammy Awards took over Los Angeles' Staples Center Sunday (1/26), mixing music industry accolades with nearly two dozen buzzworthy performances. Several of the evening's winners--including Lorde, Imagine Dragons and Bruno Mars, among others--will take to the road in the coming days and weeks to continue drumming up support for recent projects, as well as celebrate their subsequent wins.
January 30, 2014 - Prince managed to get a lot of people talking about him this week with an announced plan to sue 22 people, many of whom professed to be his fans, for linking to sites where live bootleg recordings of some of his live performances reside.
January 28, 2014 - In something of a flip on the concept of the glitzy Las Vegas residency that's blossomed in recent years, Billy Joel found himself a regular gig close to his house. His monthly Madison Square Garden residency kicked off this week with a night of singalongs and salty jokes--a perfect combo for his longtime fans.
January 27, 2014 - As Katy Perry worked through a few rounds of presales late last week, ticket sales prompted the addition of several shows to her already lengthy schedule, while Bruce Springsteen, Christina Aguilera and Foster the People all dipped their respective toes into U.S. tour activity with Jazz Fest ticket onsales.
January 21, 2014 - Katy Perry's 2014 tour plans will see her pair up with two artists who graced the stage during her "We Can Survive" album release concert party at the Hollywood Bowl in October of 2013.