October 31, 2013

Brooklyn DIY Venue Owners Talk Cops, Gentrification and Strategy

Boston Police car

(from Billboard Magazine, October 22, 2013) Brooklyn nightlife venues find it valuable to be the first in their developing neighborhoods; the police get to be familiar with them and figure out they aren’t causing problems. However, in recent years there has appeared to be unfair targeting by authorities who are going as far as raiding […]

October 3, 2013

Atlanta Dance Music Festival TomorrowWorld Takes Drug Precautions After Electric Zoo Deaths


(from Billboard, September 27, 2013) Fulton County, Georgia has taken a risk in booking the electronic music festival known worldwide as TomorrowWorld (TW). When the pitch was brought to the commissioner’s attention, he was apprehensive about bringing this caliber of event to the humble roots of suburban Atlanta. This three day event will have an […]

September 19, 2013

Pink Wraps Tour Down Under, Grosses $29M for Final Three Shows

she owns the stage

(from Billboard Magazine September 13, 2013) Pop star Pink shines in Australia as she sells out arenas in the last leg of her tour, “Truth About Love.” Totals for the last week surpassed $31 million, which is less than half of what the end results are expected to be once the rest of the statistics […]