The O2

  1. Midem Quotes Of The Day

    January 29, 2008 12:00 AM EST "If the four majors became members of Merlin, we would give them a big kiss. But so far, there's no kiss," - Michel Lambot, founder and board member, Merlin, and co-president, PIAS Group, is all prepared for a love-in. "We' ...

  2. Touring, Indies Rule Midem

    January 29, 2008 12:00 AM EST Live music and independent labels held sway on the third day of Midem panels. Laurence Bell, founder of Domino Records - home to Arctic Monkeys and Franz Ferdinand -- was the big draw as he opened-up on some of his guiding business and creative ph ...

  3. AEG, Australia's Ogden IFC Pair On JV

    December 13, 2007 12:00 AM EST Los Angeles-based sports and entertainment presenter AEG has acquired an interest in Australian venue operator Ogden IFC, and created a new 50:50 joint venture called AEG Ogden. The partnership will operate arenas, theaters, stadiums, convention a ...

  4. MOBO Awards Move To The O2

    August 09, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The 12th edition of the Music of Black Origin (MOBO) Awards will take place at London's O2 Arena on Sept. 19. The MOBOs will be the first industry awards ceremony to take place at new Greenwich venue, which opened for business on July 7. Owne ...

  5. Live Nation, Pepsi Toast New Partnership

    July 09, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Live Nation, the live-music promotion giant, has signed a three-year sponsorship, supply partnership and pouring rights deal with soft-drinks group PepsiCo. Inc. The agreement covers Live Nation's U.K. live-music events, such as the O2 Wirele ...

  6. AEG Live To Produce Spice Girls Dates

    June 29, 2007 12:00 AM EDT AEG Live will produce arena shows by the reunited Spice Girls in New York, Los Angeles, Las Vegas, and London. The ‘90s pop sensation announced the reunion at the O2 Arena in London yesterday. The five-piece group will perform shows in 11 cities i ...

  7. Bon Jovi Opens O2 Arena

    June 25, 2007 12:00 AM EDT London's newest music venue, the O2 Arena, enjoyed a hitch-free first night with a sellout concert by Bon Jovi. The New Jersey rockers played their greatest hits and selections from new album "Lost Highway" (Universal Island) - curr ...

  8. Prince To Rule London With Summer Concert Dates

    May 08, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Prince has committed to a blockbuster, 21-date stretch performing in London this summer. The Earth Tour will kick off Aug. 1 with seven dates at the new 17,000-plus capacity venue O2 Arena, which will open its doors for the first time the previous ...

  9. AEG Live, Hard Rock Enter Exclusive Deal

    February 21, 2007 12:00 AM EST Los Angeles-based AEG Live has inked a deal, revealed today (Feb. 21), to be the exclusive booker and promoter for live entertainment at the Joint, located inside Las Vegas' Hard Rock Hotel & Casino. The pact is with the Morgans Hotel Gro ...

  10. AEG Hires Four Key Execs

    February 14, 2007 12:00 AM EST In a continuing effort to acquire venues in key markets, Anschutz Entertainment Group (AEG) has hired four executives to further assist in developing and promoting live entertainment in its national and international facilities. AEG Facilities, a ...

  11. AEG Inks Deal For Prudential Center

    February 08, 2007 12:00 AM EST Anschutz Entertainment Group (AEG) has nailed down the contract with the NHL's New Jersey Devils to manage the new Prudential Center in Newark. Additionally, AEG's national concert touring division, AEG Live, will book concerts and other ...

  12. Scissor Sisters Sharpen Up O2 Line-Up

    December 14, 2006 12:00 AM EST N.Y. pop group the Scissor Sisters are booked to play next summer at The O2, U.S. entertainment conglomerate Anschutz Entertainment Group's soon-to-open London venue. The band will perform at the 23,000-capacity O2 Arena on July 26 and 27. Si ...

  13. AEG Buys Chunk Of Marshall Arts

    October 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT In a blockbuster deal, concerts giant Anschutz Entertainment Group has acquired a 49% minority stake in Barrie Marshall's heavyweight British concert promoter and talent agent Marshall Arts. Financial In a blockbuster deal, concerts giant Ans ...

  14. AEG Buys Chunk Of Marshall Arts

    October 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Joint venture will be 'potent force.' In a blockbuster deal, concerts giant Anschutz Entertainment Group has acquired a 49% minority stake in Barrie Marshall's heavyweight British concert promoter and talent agent Marshall Arts. Fin ...

  15. AEG, DEAG Forge JV For Germany

    July 06, 2006 12:00 AM EDT DEAG anticipates 'significant' boost. Concert promoting giants Deutsche Entertainment AG and Anschutz Entertainment Group have forged an alliance for the German touring market. In a statement, Berlin-based DEAG says it will be the " ...

  16. AEG, O2 To Launch Berlin Arena

    May 03, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Anschutz Entertainment Group, the U.S. entertainment and music promotion giant, has joined forces with O2 Germany, the Munich-based wireless telecommunications group, to build a new multi-purpose venu Anschutz Entertainment Group, the U.S. enterta ...

  17. AEG, O2 To Launch Berlin Arena

    May 03, 2006 12:00 AM EDT ,000 capacity venue to open in 2008. Anschutz Entertainment Group, the U.S. entertainment and music promotion giant, has joined forces with O2 Germany, the Munich-based wireless telecommunications group, to build a new multi-purpose venue in Ber ...

  18. Network Live, O2 Pact

    January 24, 2006 12:00 AM EST To offer subs exclusive mobile video clips. UK wireless operator O2 has teamed with Network Live to offer subscribers exclusive mobile video clips of Network Live-produced concerts. Network Live recently won the worldwide distribution rights to th ...

  19. Credit Suisse To Sponsor The O2

    October 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT First partner for AEG-operated London venue. Live-entertainment U.S. company Anschutz Entertainment Group (AEG) has nabbed investment bank Credit Suisse to be its first sponsorship partner for The O2, the London-based entertainment venue formerly ...

  20. Credit Suisse To Sponsor The O2

    October 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT First partner for AEG-operated London venue. Live-entertainment U.S. company Anschutz Entertainment Group (AEG) has nabbed investment bank Credit Suisse to be its first sponsorship partner for The O2, the London-based entertainment venue formerly ...

  21. Brit Hall Of Fame In The Works

    May 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT BPI, AEG in talks on exhibition at 'The O2.' BPI, AEG in talks on exhibition at 'The O2.' News ...

  22. Brit Hall Of Fame In The Works

    May 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT After a decade of talks, an industry-sanctioned British Music Hall of Fame is close to finding a home. Trade association the British Phonographic Industry confirmed Friday (May 27) that it in "advanc After a decade of talks, an industry-sanct ...

  23. London's Millennium Dome Gets Concerts Facelift

    May 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The troubled Millennium Dome is to be resurrected with a new name and re-positioned as London's biggest indoor live-music destination. The troubled Millennium Dome is to be resurrected with a new name and re-positioned as London's bigges ...

  24. London's Millennium Dome Gets Concerts Facelift

    May 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The troubled Millennium Dome is to be resurrected with a new name and re-positioned as London's biggest indoor live-music destination. pix/a/AEG_Logo_LR.gif Juliana Koranteng, London The troubled Millennium Dome is to be resurrected with a ne ...

  25. London's Millennium Dome Gets Concerts Facelift

    May 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Maligned venue to be refurbished for 2007 opening. The troubled Millennium Dome is to be resurrected with a new name and re-positioned as London's biggest indoor live-music destination. Following a deal unveiled today (May 25) between Anschut ...

  26. Deal Gives New Life To London's Millennium Dome

    May 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The troubled Millennium Dome is to be resurrected with a new name and re-positioned as London's biggest indoor live-music destination. Following a deal unveiled today (May 25) between U.S.-based Ansch The troubled Millennium Dome is to be res ...

  27. London's Millennium Dome Gets Concerts Facelift

    May 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The troubled Millennium Dome is to be resurrected with a new name and re-positioned as London's biggest indoor live-music destination. The troubled Millennium Dome is to be resurrected with a new name and re-positioned as London's bigges ...

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