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  1. CCE Nabs McGee For Senior VP Role

    April 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Clear Channel Entertainment (CCE) has named veteran arena management executive Mike McGee as executive VP of corporate operations, effective May 3. Clear Channel Entertainment (CCE) has named veteran arena management executive Mike McGee as execut ...

  2. eMusic Installing MP3 Kiosks At Indie Clubs

    April 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Digital music company eMusic is launching a post-concert MP3 service entitled eMusicLive, which will enable fans to download MP3s via club kiosks immediately after a concert. Digital music company eMusic is launching a post-concert MP3 service ent ...

  3. eMusic Installing MP3 Kiosks At Indie Clubs

    April 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Digital music company eMusic is launching a post-concert MP3 service entitled eMusicLive, which will enable fans to download MP3s via club kiosks immediately after a concert. Digital music company eMusic is launching a post-concert MP3 service ent ...

  4. Nederlander Takes Over Minneapolis' Target Center

    April 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The NBA's Minnesota Timberwolves and the Nederlander Organization have been approved by the Minneapolis City Council to jointly manage, operate and book the Target Center in Minneapolis. The new join The NBA's Minnesota Timberwolves and ...

  5. CCE Taps EMI Pub Man As PR VP

    April 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Clear Channel Entertainment's music division is moving its national public relations headquarters from Boston to Los Angeles, as Michael Ruthig, former publicist for the EMI catalog, is named VP of na Clear Channel Entertainment's music ...

  6. Simon & Garfunkel Confirm Summer Dates

    April 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT <A HREF="http://www.billboard.com/bb/biz/newsroom/touring_venues/article_display.jsp?vnu_content_id=2075363">As first tipped here in January</A>, Simon &amp; Garfunkel will extend their hugely success As first tipped here ...

  7. Marc Anthony Plans Summer Tour

    April 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT North American dates kick-off in Tampa. Marc Anthony will embark on a North American headlining tour on June 15. The Nada Personal Tour begins in Tampa, Fla. at the St. Pete Times Forum and wraps July 29 at the San Diego Sports Arena. Clear Channe ...

  8. Blimpie On Board For CCE's Summer Promo

    April 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Clear Channel Entertainment has nabbed a new title sponsor, sandwich franchise Blimpie, for its summer 2004 concert season. In 2003, Smirnoff presented the season. Clear Channel Entertainment has nabbed a new title sponsor, sandwich franchise Blim ...

  9. The Dead Plot Summer Outing

    April 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Dead begin a summer tour June 12 at the Bonnaroo festival in Manchester, Tenn. The three-month U.S. Wave That Flag tour will hit 28 cities before concluding Aug. 19 at Atlanta's Hi-FiBuys Amphithe The Dead begin a summer tour June 12 at t ...

  10. Immediatek To Buy DiscLive

    April 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT CD-copying control firm Immediatek is acquiring DiscLive, a competitor to Clear Channel Entertainment's Instant Live, ELW has learned. LOS ANGELES--CD-copying control firm Immediatek is acquiring DiscLive, a competitor to Clear Channel Entert ...

  11. Copy-Control Firm To Buy DiscLive

    April 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT CD copy-control firm Immediatek is set to acquire concert-recording company DiscLive. DiscLive will retain its staff, including CEO Rich Isaacson, and be run as a wholly-owned subsidiary of Immediatek CD copy-control firm Immediatek is set to acqu ...

  12. Copy-Control Firm To Buy DiscLive

    April 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT CD copy-control firm Immediatek is set to acquire concert-recording company DiscLive. DiscLive will retain its staff, including CEO Rich Isaacson, and be run as a wholly-owned subsidiary of Immediatek CD copy-control firm Immediatek is set to acqu ...

  13. On The Road

    April 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The fifth Plea for Peace tour excludes all Clear Channel Entertainment venues from its line-up as a political statement. Read Ray Waddell's column. The fifth Plea for Peace tour excludes all Clear Channel Entertainment venues from its line-up ...

  14. Indecency Fines Set To Escalate

    April 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT WASHINGTON--Word on the Hill is that indecency fines are set to shoot through the roof soon. With public grousing and election-year politicking guiding Federal Communications Commission thinking, the Immediatek To Buy DiscLive Clear Channel Trial ...

  15. FCC Slaps Clear Channel With $495K Fine

    April 08, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) today (April 8) issued a fine of $495,000 against Clear Channel Communications for "apparently willfully broadcasting indecent material" in connection with The Federal Communications Commission ...

  16. Clear Channel Gets Patent For Instant Live

    April 07, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Clear Channel Entertainment (CCE) has acquired a U.S. patent for its Instant Live post-concert CD technology. CCE says the patent was granted "for the business method of creating and distributing conc Clear Channel Entertainment (CCE) has acq ...

  17. Clear Channel Gets Patent For Instant Live

    April 07, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Clear Channel Entertainment (CCE) has acquired a U.S. patent for its Instant Live post-concert CD technology. CCE says the patent was granted "for the business method of creating and distributing conc Clear Channel Entertainment (CCE) has acq ...

  18. AEG Live Snags HOB's Vallon

    April 02, 2004 12:00 AM EST Former House of Blues (HOB) senior VP Larry Vallon is the latest high-profile concert business executive to join AEG Live in Los Angeles. Vallon has been named AEG Live's senior VP of national booking Former House of Blues (HOB) senior VP Lar ...

  19. Clear Channel Board OKs Stock Repurchase

    March 30, 2004 12:00 AM EST Shares worth $1 billion to be bought back under plan. The board of directors of Clear Channel Communications has authorized a share-repurchase program of up to $1 billion. The program will be conducted over the next 12 months. Clear Channel has a ...

  20. Guns N' Roses Nix Rock In Rio-Lisbon

    March 30, 2004 12:00 AM EST Guns N' Roses has canceled its May 30 performance at Rock in Rio-Lisbon, ostensibly due to the departure from the band of guitarist Buckethead. Still on the bill for that day are Evanescence, Kings Of Guns N' Roses has canceled its May 3 ...

  21. Madonna Tickets Move Quickly

    March 29, 2004 12:00 AM EST Any uncertainties about Madonna's clout at the box office were annihilated over the weekend, as initial sales of her <A HREF="http://www.billboard.com/bb/biz/newsroom/touring_venues/article_display.js Any uncertainties about Madonna&# ...

  22. Lollapalooza Returns As Two-Day Festival

    March 27, 2004 12:00 AM EST As <A HREF="http://www.billboard.com/bb/biz/newsroom/touring_venues/article_display.jsp?vnu_content_id=2073851">first tipped here</A> in January, Lollapalooza will return in July with a two-day format As first tipped here in ...

  23. Chicago Teams With Earth, Wind & Fire For Tour

    March 25, 2004 12:00 AM EST Chicago and Earth, Wind &amp; Fire will co-headline a summer amphitheater tour. The bands will perform individual sets and will team up for certain songs. Chicago and Earth, Wind & Fire will co-headline a summer amphitheater tour. The band ...

  24. Tim McGraw Sets Summer Dates

    March 22, 2004 12:00 AM EST Clear Channel trek sponsored by Bud Light. Clear Channel trek sponsored by Bud Light. News Bud Light ...

  25. House Of Blues Lands $30 Million Investment

    March 22, 2004 12:00 AM EST House of Blues (HOB) Entertainment has completed a $110 million recapitalization plan, with the announcement that Ares Management has invested $30 million in the company. House of Blues (HOB) Entertainment has completed a $110 million recapitaliza ...

  26. House Of Blues Lands $30 Million Investment

    March 22, 2004 12:00 AM EST House of Blues (HOB) Entertainment has completed a $110 million recapitalization plan, with the announcement that Ares Management has invested $30 million in the company. House of Blues (HOB) Entertainment has completed a $110 million recapitaliza ...

  27. Madonna To Play Classics On Spring/Summer Tour

    March 22, 2004 12:00 AM EST Madonna's upcoming tour will consist primarily of North American arenas, as well as 12 European shows and a stop in Israel. Details of the outing will be announced today. Madonna's upcoming tour will consist primarily of North American a ...

  28. DiFranco Eyeing Swing-State Tour, New Album

    March 21, 2004 12:00 AM EST Singer/songwriter/activist Ani DiFranco is pondering a U.S. tour of swing states around the time of the presidential election, she said during an interview yesterday (March 20) at South By Southwest i Singer/songwriter/activist Ani DiFranco is pon ...

  29. Congress Boosts Indecency Fines

    March 15, 2004 12:00 AM EST The U.S. House of Representatives overwhelmingly approved legislation last Thursday that directs the Federal Communications Commission to fine broadcasters up to $500,000 for airing smutty TV or radio WASHINGTON--The U.S. House of Representatives ...

  30. Clear Channel Turns Up Volume on Instant Live

    March 15, 2004 12:00 AM EST Clear Channel Entertainment (CCE) is expanding its concert-recording program Instant Live. The technology will be put in place at several CCE-booked venues, allowing for a wider range of talent to chu Clear Channel Entertainment (CCE) is expanding ...

  31. Clear Channel Turns Up Volume on Instant Live

    March 15, 2004 12:00 AM EST Clear Channel Entertainment (CCE) is expanding its concert-recording program Instant Live. The technology will be put in place at several CCE-booked venues, allowing for a wider range of talent to chu Clear Channel Entertainment (CCE) is expanding ...

  32. Kazaa Case Hits New Snag

    March 15, 2004 12:00 AM EST SYDNEY--The Australian record industry's attempts to launch a copyright infringement case against Kazaa is facing another stumbling block. Lawyers for Kazaa's Sydney-based parent Sharman Networks lodg Internet Giants Join Forces Against ...

  33. Clear Channel Pays Record Fine for 'Love Sponge' Broadcast

    March 08, 2004 12:00 AM EST Clear Channel Communications paid the largest-ever single fine for an indecent broadcast last Thursday when it wrote a $755,000 check to the U.S. Treasury for a broadcast of the "Bubba the Love Sponge WASHINGTON--Clear Channel Communications ...

  34. Annie Lennox To Join Sting Tour

    March 08, 2004 12:00 AM EST Annie Lennox will join the second North American leg of Sting's Sacred Love Tour this summer and fall. The extensive run of primarily amphitheaters -- featuring Sting, Lennox and another artist to be Annie Lennox will join the second North Am ...

  35. E.U. Set To Act On New Rules To Halt Piracy

    March 08, 2004 12:00 AM EST The European Union is expected to agree to new rules this week that will clamp down on movie and music pirates following a long legislative battle, according to the E.U. sources last Friday. <br clea Virgin, Fox Studio Drop Lawsuit, Settle Disp ...

  36. Clear Channel Pays Record Indecency Fine

    March 04, 2004 12:00 AM EST Clear Channel today (March 4) paid a record $755,000 fine to the Federal Communications Commission for indecent material aired on Todd "Bubba the Love Sponge" Clem's show, which aired on WXTB (98 Rock Clear Channel today (March 4) p ...

  37. William Blair Changes Tune On CCE

    March 04, 2004 12:00 AM EST After casting a critical eye on the prospects of Clear Channel Entertainment in a previous analysis, equity research firm William Blair &amp; Company admits in a recent report it was "surprised by the After casting a critical eye on the p ...

  38. AFTRA At Odds With Clear Channel's Contract Plans

    March 01, 2004 12:00 AM EST Clear Channel's plan to revise all of its radio air personality contracts to include provisions that the DJs share in the financial penalties for any indecency violations isn't sitting well with the A Clear Channel's plan to revise ...

  39. Clear Channel Yanks Howard Stern Off Six Channels

    March 01, 2004 12:00 AM EST <ul><li> Victims' Relief Aid Fund Proposed In Wake Of R.I. Nightclub Deaths</li> <li> Calif. Sen. Backs Proposed New Internet Piracy Bill</li> <li> South By Southwest Conference Panels Offer CLE Credi Clear ...

  40. Booker Brad Russo Splits CCE for TMG/AEG Live

    February 26, 2004 12:00 AM EST There's been a shakeup in the Texas concert-promotion scene, as Brad Russo, former Clear Channel Entertainment (CCE) booker in Austin, moves to Houston to rejoin Louis Messina, president of TMG/AEG Li There's been a shakeup in the Texas ...

  41. Clear Channel Pulls Stern From Six Channels

    February 26, 2004 12:00 AM EST Clear Channel Communications put Howard Stern on ice yesterday (Feb. 25) as the nation's largest radio station group made good on its promise to clean up the airwaves. Clear Channel Communications put Howard Stern on ice yesterday (Feb. 25) a ...

  42. Twista Capitalizes On 'Kamikaze' With Tour

    February 25, 2004 12:00 AM EST In the wake of his exploding record in "Kamikaze" (Atlantic), Twista will tour U.S. theaters this spring, before heading overseas. "Kamikaze" has sold more than 700,000 units in four weeks, according In the wake of his explodin ...

  43. Clear Channel Fires DJ, Addresses Decency Standards

    February 25, 2004 12:00 AM EST One day after saying it fired popular Florida radio personality Bubba the Love Sponge, Clear Channel Communications said today (Feb. 25) it adopted new "decency" standards to make sure that material i One day after saying it fired popula ...

  44. Clear Channel Profit Up Slightly

    February 24, 2004 12:00 AM EST Clear Channel Communications Inc. posted a slim increase in fourth-quarter profit as weak local advertising at radio stations was offset by gains in its billboard business. Clear Channel Communications Inc. posted a slim increase in fourth-quarter ...

  45. The Hives To Play CCE's Download Fest

    February 24, 2004 12:00 AM EST Clear Channel Entertainment (CCE) has confirmed Swedish neo-garage band the Hives will perform at its second annual Download Festival. The rockers will play the opening day of the June 5-6 event, whic Clear Channel Entertainment (CCE) has confirme ...

  46. Tuned In: Radio

    February 24, 2004 12:00 AM EST Clear Channel, Sony Music and Winterfresh gum have launched Radio Star, a 14-week talent search. Clear Channel, Sony Music and Winterfresh gum have launched Radio Star, a 14-week talent search. News ...

  47. Clear Channel Communications Names Levin Legal Chief

    February 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST Clear Channel Communications has named Andrew W. Levin chief legal officer and executive VP for law and government affairs. Levin, who will be based in San Antonio, Texas, previously was CCC's senior NEW YORK-- Clear Channel Communications ha ...

  48. Key Execs To Take Part In Music & Money Symposium

    February 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST Sony Music International president Rick Dobbis, Clear Channel Entertainment CEO Brian Becker and EMI Music Publishing CEO Martin Bandier are among the key executives set to participate in the third an Sony Music International president Rick Dobbis ...

  49. Price-Fixing Settlement Rains CDs On Mass. Libraries

    February 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST Price-Fixing Settlement Rains CDs On Mass. Libraries Price-Fixing Settlement Rains CDs On Mass. Libraries Calif. Music/Tech Convocation Set For Feb. 25 EU Set To Confirm New Piracy Rules Clear Channel Commun Names Levin Legal Chief King Purtich Na ...

  50. Ozzfest To Feature Fan-Friendly Lineup, Prices

    February 20, 2004 12:00 AM EST Clear Channel Entertainment to promote 9th event. Clear Channel Entertainment to promote 9th event. News ...

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