Topic: Live music

Music Licensing Issues

Do you play music in your bar? Have DJs performing at your nightclub? If you answered yes you have to make sure you steer clear of legal trouble due to copyright infringement. Here's what you need to know about commercial music services, performance rights organizations, and licensing.

Authenticity Through Entertainment

Eschewing the trend of laptop- and memory stick-based performances and embracing the live music ethos of its Hollywood location, The Sayers Club in Las Vegas offers a live DJ concept.

Insomniac Reveals Electrifying Schedule of Events & Shows for aEDC Week 2013a in Las Vegas, June 18-25

Insomniac expands the festivities surrounding the 17th annual Electric Daisy Carnival in Las Vegas by announcing a dynamic schedule of events including club shows, pool parties, after hours events and other exciting surprises planned for EDC Week, June 18-25, 2013. The celebration of electronic dance musicas takeover in Las Vegas will include daytime and nighttime events featuring some of the worldas most celebrated nightclubs, day clubs and venues. Additionally, Insomniac is hosting the return of the Bassrush Massive show at the Orleans Arena and the EDMbiz Conference at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas.

DIY Musician: Why Music Venues are Totally Lost

From The DIY Musician: Jazz musician Dave Goldberg wrote a pointed and darkly humorous open letter to LA club owners that I thought was worth sharing. In it, he argues that itas actually a counterproductive practice for venues to book bands who are willing to work for free.