Academy Music Group

  1. AMG Continues U.K. Expansion

    July 28, 2010 12:00 AM EDT U.K. venue operator Academy Music Group (AMG) will open its 14th venue, the O2 Academy Leicester Sept 23. U.K. urban star Professor Green will officially launch the 1,450-capacity venue, which is housed within the University of Leicester Students& ...

  2. AMG Acquires Bournemouth Opera House

    July 21, 2009 12:00 AM EDT U.K. venue operator Academy Music Group (AMG) has announced the acquisition of Bournemouth's Opera House, situated on the south coast of England. The deal was completed following the successful grant of a new lease with Amewood Estates Limite ...

  3. Editors To Launch O2 Birmingham Academy

    June 05, 2009 12:00 AM EDT U.K. rock act Editors are set to be the first headline act to perform at the new O2 Birmingham Academy on Sept. 10. It will be the band's first non-festival U.K. show this year, with bookings for European festivals including Germany's Hu ...

  4. Fall Opening For AMG's New Birmingham Venue

    June 01, 2009 12:00 AM EDT U.K. venue operator Academy Music Group (AMG) will open its new site in Birmingham, England this Fall with shows already confirmed by rapper Dizzee Rascal and alt-rock acts Bloc Party and the Maccabees. The venue, the new O2 Academy Birmingham, wa ...

  5. U.K.’s AMG Adds Glasgow Venue

    March 30, 2009 12:00 AM EDT London-based venue operator Academy Music Group (AMG) has increased its portfolio of venues to 13 with the acquisition for an undisclosed sum of the former cinema, ABC Glasgow. AMG has taken a majority stake in the ABC, previously operated as a co ...

  6. AMG Adds Birmingham Venue

    May 19, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Britain's Academy Music Group is expanding its portfolio of music venues with a deal to acquire the "Dome" in Birmingham, its second site in the English midlands city. AMG has reached terms with Portmanor Projects, and has proposed ...

  7. Reverend Opens New AMG Sheffield Venue

    December 14, 2007 12:00 AM EST British electro newcomers Reverend and the Makers will launch U.K. live music and club venues operator Academy Music Group's new site in Sheffield with a gig on April 11, 2008. Other performers lined-up to play the new Carling Academy Sheffie ...

  8. London's Marquee Goes Live

    September 07, 2007 12:00 AM EDT London's Marquee Club was relaunched as a live music venue last night with a private party featuring performances by Australian alternative rock band the Basics and local indie act Marner Brown. The central London venue will host an official ...

  9. Live Nation Continues Expansion

    March 30, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The U.K. expansion of live music juggernaut Live Nation continued today with its acquisition of a major stake in venue operator Academy Music Group (AMG). The share was acquired from RJD Partners, the private equity investment firm. Now Live Natio ...

  10. U.K.'s AMG Re-Ups With TicketWeb

    March 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT U.K. venues operator Academy Music Group has renewed terms with Internet ticketing services agency TicketWeb. As part of the new agreement, unveiled today, TicketWeb will continue to provide full box office and trade desk services for AMG's v ...

  11. Academy Music Group Adds 12th UK Venue

    February 19, 2007 12:00 AM EST U.K. live music venue Academy Music Group has acquired the Brighton Hippodrome, bringing its portfolio of venues up to 12. The Hippodrome was built in 1897 and converted into a vaudeville theatre three years later. Between 1901 and 1964, the 1400- ...

  12. AMG Acquires The Zodiac

    November 02, 2006 12:00 AM EST Financials undisclosed. U.K. concerts venue owner and operator Academy Music Group (AMG) has purchased the Oxford-based 750-capacity live music and club venue The Zodiac for an undisclosed sum. The purchase, from previous owners Nick Moorbath and ...

  13. Live Nation Continues Expansion Plans

    July 31, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Promotion giant bidding to buy Academy Music Group. Hamsard, the investment vehicle partly owned by live music giant Live Nation, is negotiating to acquire 51% of the Academy Music Group (AMG), a U.K. venue operator. Hamsard is a joint venture of ...

  14. AMG Buys Newcastle Venue

    April 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT London-based venue operator Academy Music Group has added a site in Newcastle, North East England, to its expanding portfolio. Financial details of the Gala Bingo Hall acquisition -- announced today ( London-based venue operator Academy Music Grou ...

  15. AMG Buys Newcastle Venue

    April 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT New venue due to operate from October. London-based venue operator Academy Music Group has added a site in Newcastle, North East England, to its expanding portfolio. Financial details of the Gala Bingo Hall acquisition -- announced today (April 25 ...