Mean Fiddler Music Group

  1. Barfly Buys Up Birmingham Venue

    February 29, 2008 12:00 AM EST British venues brand Barfly is extending its venue estate with the acquisition of Birmingham, England venue the Sanctuary, for an undisclosed sum. Previously known as the Institute, the venue is to undergo a major refurbishment program along with ...

  2. Festival Republic To Build U.S. Fest

    August 14, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Festival Republic, the renamed live music specialist born from the U.K.'s Mean Fiddler Music Group, is planning to branch out into the United States. Billboard.biz has learned that the £6 million ($12 million) sum MAMA Group agreed to pay for ...

  3. Murphy Splits With U.K.'s MAMA Group

    August 01, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Philip Murphy, COO and company secretary of MAMA Group plc, has stepped down from the London-based media and marketing firm. Together with Adam Driscoll, Murphy co-founded in 1999 Channelfly plc, the company from which MAMA was established. Murphy ...

  4. Glastonbury Line-Up Confirmed

    June 01, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The Glastonbury Festival June 22-24 line-up was finally made public today , featuring a typically eclectic mix of familiar names, and obscure acts from well-left of center. As previously tipped in Billboard.biz, the respective nightly headliners o ...

  5. Glastonbury Gets The Go Ahead

    March 27, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Organizers of Glastonbury Festival have cleared a final, licensing hurdle. The giant outdoor music event has been granted a four-year licence, beginning with this year's June 22-24 event. Mendip District Council, which licenses the festival i ...

  6. Brit Live Biz Rounds On Touts

    February 09, 2007 12:00 AM EST Key players in Britain's live music business have agreed to establish a ticket exchange mechanism as part of a new set of measures aimed at clamping-down on ticket scalping. Other efforts include the creation of a "shop-a-tout" hotl ...

  7. Heineken Extends FIB Sponsorship

    August 03, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Dutch beer company signs for three more years. Heineken has extended its sponsorship deal with the Benicassim International Festival (FIB), Spain’s leading summer music festival, for three years. The extended agreement for the sponsored festival, ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. OFT Clears CCE's Mean Fiddler Buyout

    June 28, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The Office of Fair Trading has approved Clear Channel Entertainment's planned acquisition of rival Mean Fiddler Music Group. LONDON -- The Office of Fair Trading has approved Clear Channel Entertainment's planned acquisition of rival Mea ...

  10. OFT Clears Mean Fiddler Buyout

    June 22, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The Office of Fair Trading has approved Clear Channel Entertainment's planned acquisition of rival Mean Fiddler Music Group. A spokesperson for the regulatory body confirms that the takeover proposal The Office of Fair Trading has approved Cl ...

  11. OFT Clears Mean Fiddler Buyout

    June 22, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Decision clears path for CCE, MCD deal. The Office of Fair Trading has approved Clear Channel Entertainment's planned acquisition of rival Mean Fiddler Music Group. A spokesperson for the regulatory body confirms that it cleared the takeover ...

  12. Power Steps Down From U.K.'s Mean Fiddler

    September 29, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Vince Power is to relinquish his role as chairman of Mean Fiddler Music Group (MFMG), as the British company makes a strategic shift toward the download market. Vince Power is to relinquish his role as chairman of Mean Fiddler Music Group (MFMG), ...

  13. Power Steps Down From U.K.'s Mean Fiddler

    September 29, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Vince Power is to relinquish his role as chairman of Mean Fiddler Music Group (MFMG), as the British company makes a strategic shift toward the download market. Vince Power is to relinquish his role as chairman of Mean Fiddler Music Group (MFMG), ...

  14. Shazam, Mean Fiddler Link On Mobile Downloads

    September 07, 2004 12:00 AM EDT London-based music-recognition technology firm Shazam Entertainment has partnered with British concert promoter and live event operator Mean Fiddler Music Group (MFMG) on a new download-to-mobile serv London-based music-recognition technology firm ...

  15. Shazam, Mean Fiddler Link On Mobile Downloads

    September 07, 2004 12:00 AM EDT London-based music-recognition technology firm Shazam Entertainment has partnered with British concert promoter and live event operator Mean Fiddler Music Group (MFMG) on a new download-to-mobile serv London-based music-recognition technology firm ...

  16. Mean Fiddler, Uni Ink Deal For Live Content

    August 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT British concert promoter and live-venue operator Mean Fiddler Music Group (MFMG) has signed a deal with Universal Records that will enable users to download live content from artists who are playing a British concert promoter and live-venue operat ...

  17. Mean Fiddler, Uni Ink Deal For Live Content

    August 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT British concert promoter and live-venue operator Mean Fiddler Music Group (MFMG) has signed a deal with Universal Records that will enable users to download live content from artists who are playing a British concert promoter and live-venue operat ...

  18. Mean Fiddler, Uni Ink Deal For Live Content

    August 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT British concert promoter and live-venue operator Mean Fiddler Music Group (MFMG) has signed a deal with Universal Records that will enable users to download live content from artists who are playing a British concert promoter and live-venue operat ...