Clear Channel Announces Concert Spin-Off And Names Rapino Head

CelebrityAccess MediaWire – Clear Channel Communications has named Michael Rapino as chief executive officer of CCE SpinCo, Inc., a newly created entity that will hold substantially all of the company’s. Continue reading

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From Digital Music News: "While AOL, AEG, and XM may be out to revolutionize the live concert business, others are also making plays. Most recently, digital music store announced. Continue reading

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More Than 1.5 Million Text Messages For Live 8 Tickets

(CelebrityAccess MediaWire) The text-message-ticketing system employed for the upcoming Live 8 show in London attracted over 1.5 million entries within hours, vying for the 150,000 available passes in the raffle.. Continue reading

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(CelebrityAccess MediaWire)  Organizers for this summer’s BIG Summer Classic 2005 Tour have announced that they are in the process of determining how the event with “Go Green!” So far, they. Continue reading

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Concert Going Goes Interactive Via Cell And Boomerang Mobile Media

At almost any concert one can see dozens of cell phones held up like the cigarette lighters of yesteryear.  Some are sending the show via an open phone line while. Continue reading

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CAMPLIFIED…a summer concert experience hitting day and resident camps 2005….

Here’s an email we got today pitching a very creative tour and marketing concept: CAMPLIFIED…a summer concert experience hitting day and resident camps 2005…. A full interactive day consisting of. Continue reading

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Vote For The Live Music You Want To See

(CelebrityAccess MediaWire) — When the band Army Of Me takes the stage at Washington D.C.’s venerable music venue The Black Cat on Friday February 11, they will be secure in. Continue reading

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Some great comments on breaking a band from music industry commentator Bob Lefsetz’s latest newsletter, "…truly savvy agents and managers have these hit acts UNDERPLAY!" "You don’t want to make. Continue reading

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Billboard has published portions of it’s year end wrap up and charts online here.  "This special section will give you a peek at where your favorite artists landed on some. Continue reading

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In Response To Low Tickets Sales Promoter Clear Channel Lowers Facility Fees

Motivated in part by soft ticket sales nationwide, there have been increasingly loud discussions among touring industry professionals about how much high ticket prices, added ticketing fees, facility fees and. Continue reading

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