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December 7, 2006 

Seminole Tribe Buys Hard Rock Chain

The Seminole Tribe of Florida is buying the Hard Rock chain.


Irving Azoff
Andy Gould & Dan Dalton Join Forces With Front Line

Respected managers Andy Gould and Dan Dalton's Spectacle Entertainment Group has entered into a strategic alliance with Irving Azoff's Front Line Entertainment.

VINCE PILEGGI
Music Inc./Music Inc. Sounds
Vince Pileggi is the founder and CEO of Music Inc. and president of the newly formed label, Music Inc. Sounds.
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Live Nation Surges On Bullish Report

NEW YORK (AP) — Shares of Live Nation Inc. surged Friday after Credit Suisse started coverage of the venue operator and event promoter with an "Overweight" rating and a $28 price target.


Mary J. Blige (AP)
Mary J. Blige Wins Big At Billboards

An R&B veteran and a young upstart won big Monday night at the 2006 Billboard Music Awards.


A ripped piece of fabric blows in the wind.
nTelos Pavilion Roof Damaged Again

For the second time, the nTelos Pavilion in Portsmouth was damaged by severe weather. Part of the fabric roof of the nTelos Pavilion in Portsmouth was torn.


Zune
Did the wireless "squirting" feature help kill the Zune?
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December 7, 2006



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Mr. Lif
Bus Crash Halts Mr. Lif & The Coup Tour

A tour bus carrying underground hip-hop star Mr. Lif, and supporting acts The Coup, DJ Big Wiz, and Metro flipped over and burst into flames on Monday.


Warner Music Group Reports 4Q Profit

Strong digital sales and a slice of the Kazaa copyright infringement settlement helped Warner Music Group Corp. swing to a profit in the fourth quarter.


Willie Nelson (AP Photo)
Nelson To Partner In New Austin Studio

Willie Nelson played the "Austin City Limits" pilot in 1974, and when the long-running public television music show unveils its new studio in 2010, he'll be a co-owner of the place.

Singer-Songwriter Vienna Teng Seeks Balance

As the overachieving eldest child of Taiwanese parents who both work in the high-tech industry, it was almost went without saying that Vienna Teng would attend Stanford University, then take a job as a software engineer in Silicon Valley. More...



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Michael Rapino
Live Nation Academy Music Acquisition Challenged

The Competition Commission has provisionally decided that the proposed acquisition of Academy Music Holdings Limited would lead to a loss of competition.

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11/11/06Aerosmith, Motley Crue Hyundai Pavilion at Glen Helen - Devore, CA Live Nation 1/0 1,018,674 24,646 40,581 60.7% $200.00
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11/10/06Guns N' Roses, Sebastian Bach, Papa Roach Madison Square Garden - New York, NY Live Nation/Metropolitan Talent Presents 1/1 1,005,230 14,482 14,482 100% $85.00
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Artist: Buddy Guy
Available: Generally Available
Company: Monterey International Inc.
Contact: Garry Buck
Phone: 312-640-7500
Fax: 312-640-7515
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Artist: Tito Puente Jr. & Orchestra
Available: 2007
Company: Associated Booking Corporation
Contact: Lisa Cohen
Phone: 212-874-2400
Fax: 212-769-3649
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Artist: Keb' Mo'
Available: Spring 2007
Company: Monterey International Inc.
Contact: Garry Buck
Phone: 312-640-7500
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Artist: Omar Sosa
Available: April 21-27 & June 16-30 (US & Canada)
Company: Otá Records
Contact: Scott Price
Phone: 510-339-3389
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Artist: Martha Berner
Available: 2007 (US)
Company: The Natasha Bishop Company
Contact: Natasha Bishop
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Fax: 818-475-1584
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Artist: Patrice Pike
Available: Late January - Mid February (West Coast)
Company: The Nancy Fly Agency
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Artist: Little Feat
Available: Generally Available
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Artist: Roberta Flack
Available: New Year's Eve & 2007
Company: Associated Booking Corporation
Contact: Lisa Cohen
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Artist: Quincy Coleman
Available: 2007
Company: The Natasha Bishop Company
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Artist: Spyro Gyra
Available: Generally Available
Company: Monterey International Inc.
Contact: Paul Goldman
Phone: 831-625-6300
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Artist: Gilbert O'Sullivan
Available: Summer 2007
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Artist: Paula Cole
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