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  1. Live Nation to Purchase 50% Stake in Insomniac Events (Report)

    May 02, 2013 10:03 PM EDT Live Nation is close to finalizing a deal to buy a 50% stake in EDM promoter Insomniac Events, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal, which cited people familiar with the deal. This information, including the speculative numbers (whic ...

  2. Kathy Willard

    November 30, 2012 12:59 PM EST Executive VP/CFO, Live Nation Entertainment Watching The Books As executive VP/CFO of Live Nation Entertainment, Kathy Willard runs the books of the world's largest live entertainment promoter, ticketing leader and artist management company - ...

  3. Morning Fix: Universal-EMI, YouTube, Kenny Chesney, Creamfields, Chris Nadler

    August 27, 2012 8:30 AM EDT CHESNEY, MCGRAW WRAP TOUR WITH ANOTHER REGIONAL RECORD: Kenny Chesney and Tim McGraw wrapped their "Brothers of the Sun" stadium tour last night at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, Mass., with 111,209 tickets sold for the weekend shows -- wh ...

  4. CEO Michael Rapino on Live Nation's Global Dance Music Strategy: 'Acquire or Hire'

    June 08, 2012 1:30 PM EDT Live Nation CEO Michael Rapino "looks at electronic music as an absolute here-to-stay genre of music"- and is running his company accordingly. Rapino laid out his plans for Live Nation's expansion in the EDM space during a keynote c ...

  5. Live Nation Partners With Sensation, Will Bring the EDM Festival to Brooklyn For U.S. Debut

    May 31, 2012 8:00 PM EDT Live Nation took its courtship of electronic dance music fans to the next level on Thursday night, announcing its partnership with Dutch party brand Sensation during an invite-only soiree at exclusive New York lounge Provocateur. The highly produc ...

  6. Live Nation Buys EDM Entertainment Company Cream Holdings Ltd, Owner of Creamfields Festivals

    May 09, 2012 11:24 AM EDT Live Nation today acquired Cream Holdings Limited, a pillar of the EDM entertainment scene, which also gives Live Nation the exclusive rights to Creamfields Festivals, which have been held all over the world since the company's launch in 1998 ...

  7. Rio Music Conference Draws Top-Shelf DJs, Thousands of EDM Revelers During Carnival

    February 24, 2012 12:30 PM EST The entrance to the Rio Music Conference trade show (Photo: Eduardo Llerena) Electronic dance Music (EDM) may have reentered American mainstream in 2011, but it also expanded globally. Witness Brazil which this year hosted EDM festivals such as Ul ...

  8. David Guetta, Tiesto For U.K.'s Creamfields Fest

    March 29, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Recent Billboard cover star David Guetta and Dutch DJ/producer Tiesto have been confirmed as the headline acts for the 2010 U.K. Creamfields Festival. The two-day dance music event will be held at Daresbury, Cheshire on Aug. 28-29. Other live acts ...

  9. Creamfields Entering Abu Dhabi

    October 23, 2009 12:00 AM EDT U.K. dance festival Creamfields is expanding into the United Arab Emirates via a one-night outdoor event to be held in Abu Dhabi Dec. 11. The festival will be hosted in partnership with Abu-Dhabi-based event consultants Flash Entertainment. Line-u ...

  10. Dizzee's 'Bonkers' Set For The Top

    May 22, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Dizzee Rascal is set to score a big-selling No. 1 single in the U.K. on Sunday (May 24) with "Bonkers" (Dirtee Stank), his collaboration with DJ and producer Armand Van Helden. The U.K. rapper's last single, "Dance Wiv Me" ...

  11. Tourism Boost For U.K. Festivals

    April 08, 2009 12:00 AM EDT The Association of Independent Festivals (AIF) will be part of a £1.8 million ($2.65 million) marketing initiative organized by tourism promotion agency VisitBritain. The European Value Campaign, aimed at the 25-35 age group, will roll out across ...

  12. Basement Jaxx, Tiësto Top Creamfields Bill

    April 06, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Basement Jaxx, Tiësto, Paul Van Dyk and Dizzee Rascal have been confirmed as the headline acts for the 2009 U.K. Creamfields Festival. The two-day event will be held at Daresbury, Cheshire on Aug. 29 to 30. Other live acts confirmed to appear at t ...

  13. Radio 1 Rapped Over Coldplay Tour

    March 31, 2009 12:00 AM EDT The BBC has upheld a complaint from the U.K. commercial radio sector that the publicly financed national top 40 station Radio 1 appeared to be endorsing the Coldplay tour. It comes as Radio 1 unveils its live music and events program for 2009, inc ...

  14. U.K. Dance Fest Creamfields Cuts Prices

    March 30, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Creamfields, the long-running annual U.K. dance event, is selling a limited number of its 2009 festival tickets at a reduced rate in a move organisers claim reflects the current financial climate. Effective today, 5,000 weekend tickets (including ...

  15. International Music Summit Confirms Speakers

    February 23, 2009 12:00 AM EST Techno artist Richie Hawtin and Marc Marot, head of SEG Entertainment U.K., have been revealed as keynote speakers at the second annual International Music Summit (IMS). The event takes place on the Spanish island of Ibiza May 27 to 29, with the c ...

  16. Festival Merch Scores Despite Credit Crunch

    August 11, 2008 12:00 AM EDT London-based music-merchandise and licensing company Firebrand Live says its booming business confirms that U.K. festivals continue to offer a strong market for associated products despite the credit crunch. Following analysis of sales in the firs ...

  17. Cream Rises To Ingenious Live Deal

    July 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT U.K.-based media investment and advisory group firm Ingenious has re-upped its long-term relationship with British dance music empire Cream. Through the new agreement, which builds on an association dating back to 2001, the Ingenious Live Venture ...

  18. British Indie Festivals Body Sets Up Camp

    June 19, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Britain's vibrant independent festivals business now has its own a trade association. A new, not-for-profit organization, the Association of Independent Festivals, was unveiled today at the annual general meeting of Britain's independent ...

  19. The Who, Keane Line-Up For Liverpool Fest

    February 16, 2007 12:00 AM EST British veteran rockers The Who and current hit-makers Keane are the confirmed headliners of a new music event called Knowsley Hall Music Festival in the northern English city of Liverpool. Said to be the first ever two-day festival in the city, t ...

  20. Oakenfold Signs On For Bond Video Game

    August 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT International DJ/producer Paul Oakenfold has been tapped to handle music-supervision duties for "GoldenEye: Rogue Agent," the new video/DVD game from Electronic Arts. International DJ/producer Paul Oakenfold has been tapped to handle mus ...

  21. Oakenfold Signs On For Bond Video Game

    August 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT DJ to handle music-supervision duties. International DJ/producer Paul Oakenfold has been tapped to handle music-supervision duties for "GoldenEye: Rogue Agent," the new video/DVD game from Electronic Arts. As music supervisor, Oakenfold ...

  22. Top Dance Acts Set For Miami's Ultra Festival

    February 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST The Chemical Brothers, Paul Oakenfold, the Rapture and Paul Van Dyk will be among the artists stepping out for Ultra Music Festival 2004 March 6 in Miami. Taking place over 14 hours on 12 stages at Ba The Chemical Brothers, Paul Oakenfold, the Rap ...