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October 16, 2008 

Britney Pacts With AEG For International Tour

Pop star Britney Spears is planning to hit the road in support of her forthcoming album "Circus" in 2009 for an international tour.

Beastie Boys Plan Pre-Election Tour

The Beastie Boys are organizing a tour with selected dates in battleground states to encourage voter participation in the forthcoming elections.

Record Producer/Engineer
Canadian mixer/engineer/producer Mike Fraser is anxiously awaiting the new AC/DC album to be released on October 20.
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Warner Music Group Sale: 5 Years Later

"Bronfman’s purchase got him and his partners off the hook—but it hasn’t been good for shareholders.

Wall Street's Pain Felt Down On Music Street

The huge sell off on Wall Street and all of the world's financial markets over the last two weeks hasn't just been felt on Main Street.

AEG Live Partners With Sunfest 2009

AEG Live’s regional office in West Palm Beach, FL will book talent and handle technical production for SunFest 2009, Florida’s largest waterfront music and art festival.

Something Fine
I first experienced Jackson Browne at the Fillmore East, opening for
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Agency, Management, Label, Tour Promoting Company & Public Relation Firm signings for the week of
October 16, 2008


LN To Head Roseland Ballroom's Ticketing Until 2014

The Roseland Ballroom has selected Live Nation to handle the venue's ticketing beginning in 2009 and running through 2014. Hosting more than 100 shows and events which draw over 100,000 fans annually, Roseland Ballroom is one of the country's premiere m

AmieStreet Reboots: Price Model Bucks Album Trend

Variable price download site AmieStreet launched a revamped website in beta today with a new look and a number of new features. The company is also in the midst of a round of Series B funding.

AC/DC Speaks Out On iTunes & Wal-Mart

AC/DC has never released its music digitally and the new release "Black Ice" will be no exception.

Juliana Hatfield

Juliana Hatfield's Spinal Tap moment came at a club in Eugene, Ore., in 2003. More...



Gilmour Reveals Details About Floyd Glastonbury Rejection

The rumor mill had Glastonbury organizers rejecting an offer by Pink Floyd to perform at the festival.


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09/26/08Austin City Limits Music Festival: Foo Fighters, Robert Plant, Alison Krauss, Beck, Manu Chao & others Zilker Park - Austin, TX C3 Presents 3/3 11,767,838 218,000 218,000 100% $170.00
09/19/08Elton John MTS Centre - Winnipeg, Live Nation 2/2 3,450,775 30,202 30,202 100% $139.65
09/26/08Elton John Halifax Metro Centre - Halifax, Gillett Entertainment Group/Live Nation 2/2 3,204,635 23,583 23,583 100% $144.42
10/01/08Neil Diamond Hollywood Bowl - Hollywood, CA Concerts West/AEG Live/Andrew Hewitt Co./Bill Silva Presents 2/2 2,854,920 32,514 32,514 100% $150.00
10/02/08Elton John Mile One Centre - St. John's, Gillett Entertainment Group/Live Nation 2/2 2,150,517 16,327 16,327 100% $140.90
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Artist: John Beasley
Available: Call for availability - 2008 / 2009 -
Company: JMA / Jeff Morgan Agency
Contact: Jeffrey A. Morgan
Phone: 609-910-1374
Fax: 609-910-1379
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Artist: Terry Lee Goffee (Tribute to Johnny Cash)
Available: Call for availability - October / November 2008 - Northeast / Midwest -
Company: Tony Cee Associates
Contact: Tony Cee
Phone: 315-735-9959
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Artist: Oneside
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Company: Hello! Booking
Contact: Mike Butterworth
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Fax: 763-463-1264
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Artist: The Chariot
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Artist: Gear Daddies
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Contact: Eric Roberts
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Artist: Wilson Phillips
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Contact: Steve Peck
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Artist: Béla Fleck / Bela Fleck
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Artist: Hal Ketchum
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Company: Bazel Group Inc.
Contact: Edward Bazel
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Artist: Collie Buddz
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Company: Wenig-LaMonica Associates
Contact: Ari Bernstein
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Artist: Rhonda Vincent
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Company: Bazel Group Inc.
Contact: Edward Bazel
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Artist: Ramsey Lewis
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Artist: Marshall Crenshaw
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