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One of Europe’s highest regarded music festivals, Barcelona’s Primavera Sound, announced on Saturday that it will debut its American edition in Los Angeles in 2020. The festival will take place at Los Angeles State Historic Park in Chinatown on September 19 – 20, 2020. A limited amount of early bird tickets go on sale this …

Today, Insomniac Events and president Pasquale Rotella settled a civil lawsuit brought by the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum Commission with a $3.5 million payout. The settlement comes after six years of litigation including a criminal case again Rotella (later settled as a misdemeanor and fine). The lawsuit claimed that Insomniac Events and Go Ventures (partners …

The internet was abuzz yesterday with rumors that HARD founder, Gary Richards, was going to end his 5-year relationship with Live Nation, and Richards confirmed the rumors last night in a Facebook post. By leaving Live Nation, Richards will no longer curate or attend HARD events, including the Holy Ship!, after this weekend’s 10th Anniversary …

Terry and Gayline Tom, parents of┬áNicholas Austin Tom who died after attending the 2015 Electric Daisy Carnival, filed suit against Insomniac and Live Nation accusing the promoters of training the staff poorly and having inadequate medical resources for the many attendees. Tom’s parents claim a slow medical response led to their son’s death, who died …

The parents of a 19 year old college student, Katie Dix who died of an overdose from ecstasy in August of last year at HARD Summer 2015, filed a lawsuit last Friday in the Los Angeles Superior Court against Live Nation, the parent company of HARD events, and the LA County Fair Association, which is …

The San Bernardino County Supervisor, Janice Rutherford, recently proposed to end raves at the county-run San Manuel Amphitheater. Since electronic dance music festivals had stopped at the National Orange Show Events Center due to complaints from neighbors of high drug use, noise, and loitering, the chances were high that they would end at San Manuel …

…SFX Entertainment Inc bondholders, who are looking for a savior for the electronic dance music festival promoter, are pinning their hopes on Live Nation Entertainment Inc, according to people familiar with the matter. Live Nation has shown interest in SFX and its assets, including its days-long festivals and events, according to the people. However, Live …