Inside Bruce Springsteen and Taylor Swift’s War on Scalpers, Ticket Bots

Bruce Springsteen's team was cautiously optimistic on August 30th, as the first round of tickets went on sale for "Springsteen on Broadway," a run of 79 solo acoustic shows in a small theater in New York. Springsteen knew demand for tickets would be enormous, and wanted to

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Inside Joshua Light Show’s 50-Year Quest to Make Rock & Roll Visual

Janis Joplin is about to lose it. It's 1969, she's just finished a show at the Fillmore East in New York, and the group in charge of the theater's so-called liquid light show, Joshua Light Show, has projected a one-word question on the screen behind where the bands play: "More?" Joplin had probably been looking forward to a break; she had another show to do later that night. She heads for the

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From Molly to Moon Tribes: Inside Electric Daisy Carnival’s New #Vanlife Era

Pasquale Rotella is on his way to Burning Man via a tiny plane, which he loathes. 

"I'd rather pack up an RV and drive 15 hours and wait another seven hours in line," he says with a laugh. That was how he used to travel the

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Inside Husker Du’s Early-Years Box Set Treasure Trove

"When I listen to our early stuff now, I'm blown away by the sheer energy of it," former Hüsker Dü bassist Greg Norton says. "It holds up pretty well. I think it's really gonna surprise a lot of people."

The world will be able to share in Norton's excitement this fall, when the band puts out

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Inside Van Morrison’s Legendary ‘It’s Too Late to Stop Now’ Tour

Jef Labes, a keyboardist who'd first hooked up with Van Morrison on the classic Moondance album, was back working on a new record with Morrison in 1973 when his boss flashed on an idea. "He said, 'Let's put together a tour with strings and everything!'" Labes recalls of what was, at the time, a fairly

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