Pollstar ConcertWirehttp://www.pollstar.com/pollstarRSS.aspx?feed=concertwireLatest ConcertWire news on Pollstar.com2013 Pollstar. All rights reserved. http://www.pollstar.com/licenceAgreement.aspx#rssen-USprogrammers@pollstar.comSat, 27 Dec 2014 15:01:00 GMThttp://www.pollstarpro.com/logo.gifPollstar ConcertWirehttp://www.pollstar.comLas Vegas New Year’s Eve Prep Takes Year Efforthttp://www.pollstar.com/news_article.aspx?ID=815637<p>A destination devoted to entertaining visitors every single day can’t just throw any old party to ring in the New Year. For one night only, about 340,000 people spending some $226 million are expected to crowd the Strip and downtown Fremont Street all looking to be wowed.</p> Sat, 27 Dec 2014 15:01:00 GMTJazz Great Buddy DeFranco Dies At Age 91http://www.pollstar.com/news_article.aspx?ID=815636<p>Renowned jazz clarinetist Buddy DeFranco – who collaborated with Frank Sinatra, Billie Holiday and other top singers and musicians of his era – has died at the age of 91, his family said Friday.</p> Fri, 26 Dec 2014 23:01:00 GMTEmpire Of The Sun, Chromeo On CRSSD Festival Lineuphttp://www.pollstar.com/news_article.aspx?ID=815635<p>Proving the year isn’t over until it’s over, promoter Goldenvoice has unveiled a new EDM festival for Southern California.  Featuring Empire Of the Sun, Chromeo, Odesza, Maceo Plex, Jamie Jones and many others, the CRSSD Fest will play San Diego’s Waterfront Park in March.</p> Fri, 26 Dec 2014 18:01:00 GMTGwen Stefani of No Doubthttp://www.pollstar.com/news_article.aspx?ID=828466&quot;KROQ Almost Acoustic Christmas,&quot; Forum, Inglewood, Calif. Fri, 26 Dec 2014 17:59:00 GMTCountry Music Group To Headline NM Governor’s Ballhttp://www.pollstar.com/news_article.aspx?ID=815634<p>The country music group Lonestar will be headlining Gov. Susana Martinez’s inaugural ball on Jan. 1. The “New Mexico True Inaugural Ball” will be held at the Albuquerque Convention Center. The theme this time will celebrate the state’s culture and heritage.</p> Fri, 26 Dec 2014 17:01:00 GMTPurchase Document Drafted For Bandleader’s ND Homehttp://www.pollstar.com/news_article.aspx?ID=815632<p>North Dakota’s Historical Society has drafted an agreement to finalize the purchase of famous band leader Lawrence Welk’s boyhood home.</p> Fri, 26 Dec 2014 16:01:00 GMTCasey Kasem’s Children To Share Medical Recordshttp://www.pollstar.com/news_article.aspx?ID=815631<p>The children of radio legend Casey Kasem said Wednesday they will share all hospital records in their possession with his widow, who is suing a hospital in Washington state to learn more about the last weeks of his life.</p> Fri, 26 Dec 2014 15:01:00 GMTVance Joyhttp://www.pollstar.com/news_article.aspx?ID=828121The Marquee, Tempe, Ariz. Fri, 26 Dec 2014 14:59:00 GMTKatt Williams Pleads Not Guilty In Robbery Casehttp://www.pollstar.com/news_article.aspx?ID=815630<p>Katt Williams has pleaded not guilty to a robbery charge filed after a photographer accused the comedian of stealing her camera.</p> Fri, 26 Dec 2014 14:01:00 GMTAndraé Crouch Tribute Tour Rescheduled For Springhttp://www.pollstar.com/news_article.aspx?ID=815628<p>Originally planned for December, the tribute to  Andraé Crouch  ‘Let The Church Say Amen,’ featuring an all-star lineup Cece Winans, Marvin Winans, Israel Houghton and others will now begin in mid-March.  New dates after the jump.</p> Wed, 24 Dec 2014 22:01:00 GMT