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  1. Cream, DKNY Kick Off Shoe Partnership

    July 06, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Cream, the U.K.-based international dance-music entertainment provider and festival promoter, has joined forces with U.S designer label DKNY to produce a limited number of fashionable trainers. Cream and DKNY are creating only 1,000 pairs, which w ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. U.K. News Group Launches Music Division

    March 30, 2007 12:00 AM EDT ITN On, the digital-distribution unit of ITN, one of the U.K.’s oldest news-gathering organizations, is to launch a music division. ITN On currently packages news, documentaries, entertainment and music-video content for mobile and broadband distr ...

  4. Liverpool Arena Embraces 'Green' Ethos

    March 13, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The new Liverpool Arena and Convention Centre looks set to feature the U.K.'s most environmentally-friendly entertainment venue when it opens in 2008. The publicly-funded venture will be located in the Beatles' native city in northern En ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. Ingenious Backs U.K. Fest

    March 06, 2007 12:00 AM EST London-based media investment and advisory group Ingenious is backing its first live music event. The two music venture capital trusts (VCTs) of Ingenious will jointly-invest in the Knowsley Hall Music Festival this summer, a new Liverpool, Englan ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. U.K. Band Signs Deal With Ford Transit

    January 29, 2007 12:00 AM EST Liverpool garage rock band The Coral are the latest to benefit from the car industry's desperation to be hip. According to a report at Mad.uk , the band has formed a partnership with Ford Transit for their upcoming U.K. tour. The group will h ...

  9. Courtney Love Rules BBC Radio Waves For A Day

    December 08, 2006 12:00 AM EST Courtney Love is being made an honorary music controller for the day of Dec. 11 on BBC 6 Music, the digital radio station operated by the United Kingdom's public broadcaster the BBC. As the "6 Music Selector," as the all-day program ...

  10. XL Launches New Imprint

    November 03, 2006 12:00 AM EST Abeano Music to discover, develop new talent. Independent label XL Recordings, part of the U.K.-based Beggars Group, has launched a new imprint called Abeano Music for discovering and developing new talent. The new London-based unit has been forme ...

  11. 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 ...

  12. Muse Open At No. 1 In Europe

    July 13, 2006 12:00 AM EDT British progressive rock band Muse scores a chart-topping debut on European Top 100 Albums with its fourth studio set "Black Holes & Revelations" (Helium 3/A&E/Warner Bros.). It's new at No. 1 British progressive roc ...

  13. Muse Open At No. 1 In Europe

    July 13, 2006 12:00 AM EDT British progressive rock band Muse scores a chart-topping debut on European Top 100 Albums with its fourth studio set "Black Holes & Revelations" (Helium 3/A&E/Warner Bros.). It's new at No. 1 British progressive roc ...

  14. Q&A: RINGO STARR

    June 13, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Ringo Starr is a band man. And while he is best-known for his time spent in a certain other band from Liverpool, the world's most famous drummer is most interested in talking about his current outfit. Ringo Starr is a band man. And while he i ...

  15. Pink Stays At No. 1 In Europe

    April 27, 2006 12:00 AM EDT As Pink's "I'm Not Dead" (Laface/Arista) starts a third week at the European Top 100 Albums summit, Eurochart Hot 100 Singles welcomes a new No. 1 in the form of Rihanna's "S.O.S. (Rescue Me)" (SRP/De As Pink ...

  16. Pink Stays At No. 1 In Europe

    April 27, 2006 12:00 AM EDT As Pink's "I'm Not Dead" (Laface/Arista) starts a third week at the European Top 100 Albums summit, Eurochart Hot 100 Singles welcomes a new No. 1 in the form of Rihanna's "S.O.S. (Rescue Me)" (SRP/De As Pink ...

  17. U.K. Industries Unite On Black Market Sting

    March 16, 2006 12:00 AM EST Authorities today (March 16) completed what has been described as the biggest-ever crackdown on counterfeiters and benefit fraudsters ever seen in Britain. Authorities today (March 16) completed what has been described as the biggest-ever crackdow ...

  18. U.K. Industries Unite On Black Market Sting

    March 16, 2006 12:00 AM EST Authorities today (March 16) completed what has been described as the biggest-ever crackdown on counterfeiters and benefit fraudsters ever seen in Britain. Authorities today (March 16) completed what has been described as the biggest-ever crackdow ...

  19. McCartney, Fidelity Launch Charity

    October 18, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Music Lives Foundation will promote music education. Paul McCartney and Fidelity Investments are extending their marketing partnership with the launch of the Music Lives Foundation, a new public charity aimed at raising awareness and funds for mus ...

  20. McCartney, Fidelity Launch Charity

    October 18, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Paul McCartney and Fidelity Investments are extending their marketing partnership with the launch of the Music Lives Foundation, a new public charity aimed at raising awareness and funds for music edu Paul McCartney and Fidelity Investments are ex ...

  21. EU Regs Keeping Hands Off Net

    September 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The planned review of the European Union's key broadcasting legislation will be easy on the Internet but tough on clandestine advertising techniques such as product placement, EU media commissioner Vi BRUSSELS (The Hollywood Reporter) -- The ...

  22. EC Confab Eyes Broadcasting Sector Reforms

    September 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Top European Union policy makers and broadcasting executives gather in the northern England city of Liverpool Sept. 20 for a three-day conference on how to regulate Europe's fast-changing audiovisual BRUSSELS (The Hollywood Reporter) -- Top E ...

  23. Global Pulse

    September 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Some 26 years into their career, Liverpool, England, alternative rock act Echo & the Bunnymen are still going strong on new album "Siberia" (Cooking Vinyl). Read Tom Ferguson's column. Some 26 years into their career, Liverp ...

  24. Al Aronowitz Dead At 77

    August 03, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Pioneering rock journalist had cancer. Alfred G. Aronowitz, a pioneering rock journalist, died Monday (Aug. 1) of cancer in Elizabeth, N.J. He was 77. Aronowitz, who went by Al, was a brash, high-living character who paved the way for writers cove ...

  25. 'Long John' Baldry Dies At 64

    July 22, 2005 12:00 AM EDT British R&B singer "Long John" Baldry died last night (July 21) in Vancouver after battling a chest infection for four months. He was 64. British R&B singer "Long John" Baldry died last night (July 21) in Vancouver ...

  26. EC Proposes Content Rules For Internet

    July 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT An update of European broadcasting law could extend content rules to the Internet, the European Commission revealed July 12. BRUSSELS (The Hollywood Reporter) -- An update of European broadcasting law could extend content rules to the Internet, th ...

  27. Gorillaz Start At European Chart Summit

    June 02, 2005 12:00 AM EDT After four years of monkeying about, British "cartoon" pop band Gorillaz has opened this week at the peak of European Top 100 Albums with "Demon Days." The act's sophomore set is new at No. 1 in the After four years of mon ...

  28. Gorillaz Start At European Chart Summit

    June 02, 2005 12:00 AM EDT After four years of monkeying about, British "cartoon" pop band Gorillaz has opened this week at the peak of European Top 100 Albums with "Demon Days." The act's sophomore set is new at No. 1 in the After four years of mon ...

  29. 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 ...

  30. 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 ...

  31. Searchers Drummer Chris Curtis Dies

    March 02, 2005 12:00 AM EST Chris Curtis, the original drummer and backing vocalist for influential 1960s Merseybeat combo the Searchers, died Feb. 28 in Liverpool after a long illness. He was 63. Chris Curtis, the original drummer and backing vocalist for influential 1960s ...

  32. Searchers Drummer Chris Curtis Dies

    March 02, 2005 12:00 AM EST Chris Curtis, the original drummer and backing vocalist for influential 1960s Merseybeat combo the Searchers, died Feb. 28 in Liverpool after a long illness. He was 63. Chris Curtis, the original drummer and backing vocalist for influential 1960s ...

  33. U.K. Venues Firm McKenzie Changes Hands

    September 01, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Private-equity institution Royal London Private Equity has completed a £33.5 million ($60 million) management buyout of British venues operator McKenzie Group (MKG), owner of the Academy-branded Private-equity institution Royal London Pri ...

  34. U.K. Venues Firm McKenzie Changes Hands

    September 01, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Private-equity institution Royal London Private Equity has completed a £33.5 million ($60 million) management buyout of British venues operator McKenzie Group (MKG), owner of the Academy-branded Private-equity institution Royal London Pri ...

  35. Britain's McKenzie Group, Xfm Ink Marketing Pact

    June 08, 2004 12:00 AM EDT British venues operator McKenzie Group (MKG) has struck a three-year marketing partnership with London-based alternative radio station Xfm. British venues operator McKenzie Group (MKG) has struck a three-year marketing partnership with London-base ...

  36. Britain's McKenzie Group, Xfm Ink Marketing Pact

    June 08, 2004 12:00 AM EDT British venues operator McKenzie Group (MKG) has struck a three-year marketing partnership with London-based alternative radio station Xfm. British venues operator McKenzie Group (MKG) has struck a three-year marketing partnership with London-base ...

  37. McCartney To Play Glastonbury, Rock In Rio

    February 27, 2004 12:00 AM EST Paul McCartney has been confirmed to headline the annual three-day Glastonbury Festival in Somerset, England, this summer. The former Beatles star will appear for the first time at the festival on Jun Paul McCartney has been confirmed to headline ...

  38. Ryan Adams Cancels U.S. Tour

    January 30, 2004 12:00 AM EST Ryan Adams has scratched his U.S. spring tour due to a wrist operation. He was scheduled to play mostly West Coast and southern theaters March 2-22. Ryan Adams has scratched his U.S. spring tour due to a wrist operation. He was scheduled to play m ...

  39. Ryan Adams Breaks Wrist During Concert

    January 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST American singer-songwriter Ryan Adams broke his wrist in a fall from the stage during a gig in Liverpool, his publicist said today (Jan. 23). Adams, 29, plunged from the stage during a concert last ni American singer-songwriter Ryan Adams broke hi ...

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