Tickets for Grateful Dead reunion being sold for nearly $15,000

The Grateful Dead is reuniting for three back-to-back farewell shows in July at Chicago’s Soldier Field, and getting tickets has gotten out of control. The tickets went on sale Saturday morning, and they drew so much attention that Ticketmaster’s website temporarily crashed. Meanwhile, all tickets have been sold, and some are being resold for as […]

Taking Back Sunday’s Adam Lazzara Arrested for Driving While Impaired

Taking Back Sunday frontman Adam Lazzara was reportedly arrested over the weekend for driving while impaired (DWI). This occurred right as Taking Back Sunday began a North American tour with letlive and the Menzingers, but Lazzara’s arrest doesn’t seem like it will halt any upcoming dates. According to various sources, Adam Lazzara, 33, was pulled […]

Epic Rights Expands Roster Of Legendary Music Artists

Epic Rights, the full-service global branding and merchandising company, has expanded its client roster through new representation agreements with top music artists such as Def Leppard, Billy Idol, Chicago, Doobie Brothers, Cinderella, Whitesnake, Jeff Beck, Jefferson Airplane, T. Rex, Velvet Revolver and Yes. Leveraging the tremendous multigenerational appeal of these artists, Epic Rights has also […]

Deal Makers Conference Hits the Midwest

The Deal Makers Conference received an amazing turnout this past weekend with a full house of music enthusiasts, fans, and future entrepreneurs! Attendees arrived bright-eyed and early seeking advice and insight on the panelists views to the keys to success from music industry’s leading music executives. Local artists were given the rare opportunity to enter […]

Tom Petty, Jeff Lynne added to credits of Sam Smith’s ‘Stay With Me’

Randall Roberts, Los Angeles Times In a surprise backstage maneuver involving British crooner Sam Smith’s Grammy-nominated breakout hit, “Stay with Me,” both Tom Petty and Jeff Lynne’s names have been added to the song’s writing credits. Despite never having officially collaborated, Smith, Petty and Lynne now share credit with two others due to the similarities […]