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  1. AEG To Produce Timberlake Tour

    August 16, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Sources say the highly-coveted promoter rights to Justin Timberlake's upcoming world tour went to AEG Live. The tour, which AEG Live nailed down in a hotly-contested bidding war with Live Nation, will Sources say the highly-coveted promoter r ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. Live Nation Acquires Musictoday

    July 31, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Firm founded by Coran Capshaw. Live Nation has agreed to acquire a majority stake in Musictoday, a Charlottesville, Va.-based Web services and e-commerce firm founded by Dave Matthews Band manager Coran Capshaw. Key Musictoday staffers, including ...

  4. Live Nation Promotes Eskowitz

    July 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Adds CEO to title. Live Nation has promoted Bruce Eskowitz, adding the title of CEO to his current role as president of global venues and alliances. Eskowitz reports to Live Nation CEO Michael Rapino and is based in Los Angeles. Eskowitz will cont ...

  5. Minogue U.K. Dates Lined Up

    July 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Earls Court to host 'Homecoming' gigs in Jan. Kylie Minogue will play two London arena dates early next year, her first in the U.K. since she was diagnosed in May 2005 with breast cancer. The Australian pop singer will perform at Wembley ...

  6. Minogue U.K. Dates Lined Up

    July 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Earls Court to host 'Homecoming' gigs in Jan. Kylie Minogue will play two London arena dates early next year, her first in the U.K. since she was diagnosed in May 2005 with breast cancer. The Australian pop singer will perform at Wembley ...

  7. Live Nation Buys Trunk Stake

    July 13, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Live Nation, the world's largest promoter and venue operator, has purchased a majority stake in Trunk LTD., a high-end licensing and merchandise firm. The purchase price was not disclosed. Live Nation, the world's largest promoter and ve ...

  8. Roedy To Keynote BPI AGM

    July 07, 2006 12:00 AM EDT MTV Network International president Bill Roedy will deliver the keynote speech at the BPI's annual general meeting, which takes place July 12 in London. MTV Network International president Bill Roedy will deliver the keynote speech at the BPI ...

  9. Update: Live Nation To Buy HOB

    July 05, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Only weeks after HOB CEO Greg Trojan told Billboard that he did not see a sale of his company happening, Live Nation has entered into a definitive merger agreement to acquire HOB Entertainment, Inc. f Only weeks after HOB CEO Greg Trojan told Bill ...

  10. Ticketmaster Launches MobileTicket Service

    June 27, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Ticketmaster continues its surge to be a powerhouse in the U.K.'s live-event sector with the launch of MobileTicket, a new wireless service that sells concert tickets via cell phones. Ticketmaster continues its surge to be a powerhouse in the ...

  11. Ticketmaster Launches MobileTicket Service

    June 27, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Cell phone tickets defy scalpers. Ticketmaster continues its surge to be a powerhouse in the U.K.'s live-event sector with the launch of MobileTicket, a new wireless service that sells concert tickets via cell phones. Among the first British ...

  12. Mariah Carey Tour Dates Shuffled

    June 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Three dates cancelled, four added to route. Live Nation, promoters of Mariah Carey’s summer tour, have pulled the plug on three dates and added four more to the route. Off the route because of soft ticket sales are shows in Hershey, Pa. at the Gia ...

  13. Opie & Anthony Comedy Tour Set First Dates

    June 13, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Stops include Massachusetts, New Jersey. Shock jocks Opie and Anthony are fielding the Opie & Anthony Traveling Virus - The Comedy Event of the Year! tour, a multi-act, festival style comedy tour. The syndicated jocks’ flagship station is 92.3 ...

  14. Streisand To Tour; Cohl Producing

    June 08, 2006 12:00 AM EDT -show trek due to begin in October. Barbara Streisand will return to the road this fall for a 20-show tour due to begin in October. The artist has pledged to donate millions of dollars in proceeds to environmental, education and women's hea ...

  15. Moran, Ernst Move To Live Nation New York

    June 05, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Current president prepares to exit July 31. As expected, Bruce Moran and Phil Ernst will move to Live Nation’s New York office as president and senior VP, respectively. Moran will be responsible for overseeing all of the company’s regional concert ...

  16. Marc Anthony Preps U.S. Tour

    May 31, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Outing will include Antonio Solis, Laura Pausini. Headlining his second trio outing, Marc Anthony will tour the U.S. with Antonio Solis and Laura Pausini this summer for the Juntos en Concierto 2006 (Together in Concert 2006) presented by Live Nat ...

  17. Live Nation Makes Move For CPI

    May 30, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Live Nation has acquired a controlling interest in the touring division of Toronto-based Concert Productions International and a 50% interest in CPI’s Grand Entertainment division. Live Nation has acquired a controlling interest in the touring div ...

  18. Korn Coming To A Theater Near You

    May 22, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Korn is gearing up its marketing efforts in support of an upcoming DVD release, "Korn: Live On The Other Side." The release will premiere at 100 cinemas nationwide June 19, through National CineMedia' Korn is gearing up its marketin ...

  19. National CineMedia Inks Deals With Live Nation, Network Live

    May 16, 2006 12:00 AM EDT National CineMedia (NCM), a digital distributor and marketer of concerts and other content for movie theaters, has nailed down non-exclusive content agreements with both Live Nation and Network Live. National CineMedia (NCM), a digital distributor ...

  20. National CineMedia Inks Deals With Live Nation, Network Live

    May 16, 2006 12:00 AM EDT National CineMedia (NCM), a digital distributor and marketer of concerts and other content for movie theaters, has nailed down non-exclusive content agreements with both Live Nation and Network Live. National CineMedia (NCM), a digital distributor ...

  21. Live Nation New York Head To Exit

    May 09, 2006 12:00 AM EDT His contract expires July 31. After weeks of speculation, sources confirm that Jim Glancy, president of Live Nation’s New York offices, will exit the company when his contract expires July 31. Glancy will partner with John Moore at the Bowery Pres ...

  22. Live Nation Q1 Revenues Jump $72 Million

    May 05, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Posts a 16% rise over first quarter 2005. Live Nation, the world’s largest concert promoter and live event producer, rang up $516.6 million in revenues for the first quarter of 2006, an increase of $72.1 million, or 16%, over Q1 2005. Operating in ...

  23. Former Clear Channel Execs Launch BASE

    May 05, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Becker, Zeiger are co-CEOs of new venture. Brian Becker, former chairman and CEO of Clear Channel Entertainment—now Live Nation—and Scott Zeiger, former chairman and CEO of Clear Channel Entertainment’s productions division, have formed BASE Enter ...

  24. Guns N' Roses Readies Euro Tour

    May 04, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Dates with Rolling Stones set for Germany. Interest is high in the upcoming Guns N’ Roses concerts, with four warm-up shows at New York's Hammerstein Ballroom selling out in less than three minutes on April 21, and tickets for European dates ...

  25. Kelly Clarkson, Ford Motors Enter Deal

    May 02, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Pact includes ad campaign, tour sponsorship. The Ford Motor Company and two-time Grammy winner Kelly Clarkson have entered into a marketing partnership surrounding the launch of the auto manufacturer's new Bold Moves campaign. The partnership ...

  26. House Of Blues Headed To Seattle

    April 27, 2006 12:00 AM EDT HOB, Seattle Theatre Group developing venue. A new House Of Blues Club venue will be in Seattle, Wash., Billboard.biz has learned. House of Blues Entertainment, Inc. and the Seattle Theatre Group have entered into a preliminary agreement to develo ...

  27. Live Nation, Anaheim Pond Enter Deal

    April 26, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Anaheim Arena Management, the management company for the Arrowhead Pond of Anaheim (Calif.), has entered into an exclusive booking arrangement with Live Nation for the Theatre at the Pond. Anaheim Arena Management, the management company for the A ...

  28. On The Road

    April 24, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Perhaps seeing an opportunity in a reduced Live Nation profile in the Southeast, House of Blues Concerts is beefing up its presence in the region. Read Ray Waddell's column. Perhaps seeing an opportunity in a reduced Live Nation profile in th ...

  29. Live Nation, Korn To Resurrect Family Values

    April 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT -city North American trek set for summer. Live Nation and Korn will resurrect the Family Values tour this summer with a 30-city North American trek. Also on the bill are Deftones, Stone Sour, Flylef and Dir en gray on the main stage; second stag ...

  30. On The Road

    March 27, 2006 12:00 AM EST Dave Lucas, CEO of Live 360 and former CEO of Clear Channel Entertainment (now Live Nation), surrounds himself with former Clear Channel colleagues. Read Ray Waddell's column. Dave Lucas, CEO of Live 360 and former CEO of Clear Channel Entert ...

  31. Artists, Promoters Come Together For Charity

    March 27, 2006 12:00 AM EST Fund founded by U2's The Edge. In a rare alliance, a wide range of artists and competing promoters are combining efforts in an online auctioning program to benefit Music Rising, the musical instrument replacement fund founded by U2's The ...

  32. Lynyrd Skynyrd, 3 Doors Down Ready Tour

    March 20, 2006 12:00 AM EST Will co-headline this summer for 15 dates. Lynyrd Skynyrd and 3 Doors Down will co-headline this summer for 15 dates on the Double Trouble tour, which begins June 25 at Riverbend Music Center in Cincinnati. “These two bands have enjoyed a friendsh ...

  33. Annie O'Toole Takes Senior Role At Live 360

    March 16, 2006 12:00 AM EST Live Nation VP exits after seven years. Live Nation VP exits after seven years. News ...

  34. Annie O'Toole Takes Senior Role At Live 360

    March 16, 2006 12:00 AM EST Live Nation VP exits after seven years. Dave Lucas, CEO of Indianapolis based entertainment company Live 360, has named industry veteran Annie O’Toole as a senior talent buyer, Billboard.biz has learned. O’Toole comes to Live 360 after serving mor ...

  35. Ozzy, SOAD, Disturbed To Rock Ozzfest

    March 09, 2006 12:00 AM EST The mainstage lineup for Ozzfest 2006 will boast founder and namesake Ozzy Osbourne for 10 shows, along with System of a Down, Disturbed, Hatebreed, Lacuna Coil and another major act to be announced o The mainstage lineup for Ozzfest 2006 will boa ...

  36. London's Hyde Park Calling The Who, Waters

    March 08, 2006 12:00 AM EST Live Nation rolls out festival July 1-2. Live Nation rolls out festival July 1-2. News ...

  37. London's Hyde Park Calling The Who, Waters

    March 08, 2006 12:00 AM EST The Who and Roger Waters have been lined up as headliners for a new summer festival event in central London. Live Nation (previously known as Clear Channel Entertainment) will produce the two-day even The Who and Roger Waters have been lined up as ...

  38. London's Hyde Park Calling The Who, Waters

    March 08, 2006 12:00 AM EST Live Nation rolls out festival July 1-2. The Who and Roger Waters have been lined up as headliners for a new summer festival event in central London. Live Nation (previously known as Clear Channel Entertainment) will produce the two-day event, Hyd ...

  39. Live-360 Adds Marketing, Production Staff

    March 06, 2006 12:00 AM EST Former Sunshine employees reunite for Dave Lucas. Indianapolis concert promotion company Live-360 has added four executives to its staff to create a new marketing and production team. Live-360 founder/CEO Dave Lucas, the former co-CEO/president of ...

  40. Live Nation Rings Up Sales, Losses

    February 21, 2006 12:00 AM EST It's a good news/bad news situation for Live Nation, the world's largest promoter and live event producer, as today (Feb. 21) the company revealed its fourth quarter financial results. For the year, t It's a good news/bad news situa ...

  41. Randall Mays Appointed Clear Channel Pres

    February 15, 2006 12:00 AM EST Randall T. Mays has been named president of Clear Channel Communications, effective immediately. He will also retain his chief financial officer responsibilities. Randall T. Mays has been named president of Clear Channel Communications, effective ...

  42. On The Road

    February 07, 2006 12:00 AM EST Live Nation's 15-year deal to manage and promote London's Wembley Arena gives the company an even stronger base of operations in the United Kingdom. Read Ray Waddell's column. Live Nation's 15-year deal to manage and promote Lo ...

  43. Wembley Arena Appoints Ticketmaster

    February 07, 2006 12:00 AM EST Wembley Arena, one of London's biggest indoor music venues, has appointed online ticketing giant Ticketmaster as its "preferred ticketing provider." The multi-year contract kicks in from March 1 and c Wembley Arena, one of London� ...

  44. Wembley Arena Appoints Ticketmaster

    February 07, 2006 12:00 AM EST Technology will block fake tickets. Wembley Arena, one of London's biggest indoor music venues, has appointed online ticketing giant Ticketmaster as its "preferred ticketing provider." The multi-year contract kicks in from March 1 a ...

  45. Nokia And Live Nation In Ticketing Pact

    February 01, 2006 12:00 AM EST New service provides concert tickets via handsets. Nokia, the world's biggest mobile-phone manufacturer, has joined forces with leading international music promoter Live Nation to unveil today (Feb. 1) a new U.K. digital-ticketing service cal ...

  46. Nokia And Live Nation In Ticketing Pact

    February 01, 2006 12:00 AM EST Nokia, the world's biggest mobile-phone manufacturer, has joined forces with leading international music promoter Live Nation to unveil today (Feb. 1) a new U.K. digital-ticketing service called ticke Nokia, the world's biggest mobile-ph ...

  47. Instant Live Embraces New Format

    January 31, 2006 12:00 AM EST SRS Circle Surround 5.1 to be an option. Instant Live, the live concert CD division of promoter Live Nation, is now producing live recordings in SRS Circle Surround 5.1, with many of the tracks available as digital downloads through Napster. Fans ...

  48. Live Nation, Wembley Enter 15 Year Pact

    January 25, 2006 12:00 AM EST Venue's $89M refurbishment almost complete. Live Nation has nailed down a 15-year deal to manage and promote shows at the newly-refurbished Wembley Arena in London. The pact is important strategically for Live Nation, with a rival internation ...

  49. Fedewa Joins Live Nation's Interactive Division

    January 23, 2006 12:00 AM EST He will develop LiveNation.com Live Nation has named Scott Fedewa senior VP and executive producer for interactive platforms. Fedewa will be in charge of creative development, strategy, build-out and operations of the new LiveNation.com Web site a ...

  50. Sources: Fogel Gets Upcoming Madonna Trek

    January 20, 2006 12:00 AM EST Also produced Material Girl's 2004 tour. Arthur Fogel, president of TNA International, Live Nation's global touring division, has nailed down the promotion rights for the as-yet-unannounced 2006 tour by Madonna in support of her album &q ...

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