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The Barclays Center has officially opened with a bang.
The Brooklyn arena was named the top-grossing venue in America for the first half of 2013, according to Billboard, with $46.9 million in gross ticket sales revenue. According to Pollstar, the venue – which has hosted 51 concerts since it opened in September and will bring in Beyonce and Justin Bieber next week – was the third-biggest...Read more »
Boy bands of today, take note! New Kids on the Block has cracked the code on how to turn your 15 minutes of fame into a career that spans 25 years.
The Boston quintet’s two-hour show at Nassau Coliseum Saturday night was practically a clinic on staying relevant while keeping longtime fans happy. Donnie Wahlberg says the concert experience should be like a movie – starting big, ending big,...Read more »
“The X Factor” is now offering free tickets to its upcoming audition shows at Nassau Coliseum from June 19 to 21.
The shows will feature the full judging panel – Simon Cowell, Demi Lovato and new judges Kelly Rowland and Paulina Rubio – evaluating those singers who received “golden tickets” from the open call that drew 16,000 contestants at the Coliseum in April.
There will be two separate...Read more »
The legacies of the top British Invasion bands have solidified into their current state — the Beatles were the clever populists, Rolling Stones are bluesier and, um, more lascivious, and The Who are the belligerent rebels.
But it wasn't always this way and last night at Nassau Coliseum, The Who showed why. In playing their rock opera “Quadrophenia” in its entirety, the band offered a reminder...Read more »