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January 22, 2009 

AEG Plans New Florida Fest

AEG has announced plans to launch a brand new Alternative/reggae music to take place at ArtsPark @ Young Circle in Hollywood, Florida in September, 2009. The festival, to be called Dubfest, will be a one-day event aimed at the surfing & skating crowd with

The Killers Add More Tour

Following a smattering of sold out dates across the Midwest and East Coast this winter, The Killers will be returning to the road this spring.

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This week In The Hot Seat with Larry LeBlanc: Sandra L. Gibson
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Clear Channel Cuts Jobs

The parent of Clear Channel Communications told workers on Tuesday that it is cutting 1,850 jobs as the nation's largest owner of radio stations grapples with the economic meltdown.

The Hard Rock's Got A Brand New Joint

The Joint at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, is preparing to close its doors in order to make way for a brand new venue, also to be called The Joint.

New Hall Of Fame Exhibits For 2009 Festival

The Australian Country Music Hall of Fame in Tamworth will be conducting a number of important activities during this year’s Tamworth Country Music Festival.

Downstairs at the NAMM show they house the booths of the wannabes.
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Springsteen Says Music Can Influence Society

Bruce Springsteen would like to think that music played a small part in helping Barack Obama become president.

Charges Upgraded In Oasis Guitarist Attack

Prosecutors have upgraded the charge against a man accused of attacking Oasis guitarist Noel Gallagher at a Toronto music festival.

Indie Music Discovery Site To Shutter

Independent music promotion and discovery site is shutting down in mid-February due to "increasing operating costs and flat revenues."

Raphael Saadiq

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Digital Music Revenues Slowing

Record companies' revenue from digital music sales rose 25 percent in 2008 to $3.7 billion, but the industry still failed to make much progress in dissuading people from illegally downloading music for free from the Internet, the music industry's global


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12/30/08Avenue Q Broward Center for the Performing Arts - AuRene Theater - Fort Lauderdale, FL Broadway Across America, In House 16/0 1,348,788 25,392 41,229 61.6% $67.00
12/21/08AC/DC, The Answer St. Pete Times Forum - Tampa, FL Live Nation/in-house 1/1 1,347,333 15,218 15,218 100% $89.50
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Artist: The Del Vikings featuring Norman Wright
Available: Call for availability - North Carolina & Surrounding States -
Company: Lustig Talent Enterprises Inc.
Contact: Richard Lustig
Phone: 407-816-8960
Fax: 407-816-8959
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Artist: Acid Mothers Temple
Available: Call for availabiltity - April 2009 - headlining, for support -
Company: The Windish Agency LLC
Contact: Tom Windish
Phone: 773-489-3500
Fax: 773-489-3535
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Artist: Los Campesinos
Available: Call for availability - January - April 2009 -
Company: High Road Touring
Contact: Matt Hickey
Phone: 415-332-9292
Fax: 415-332-4692
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Artist: Wilson Phillips
Available: Call for availability - Feb, March 2009 -
Company: BLA / Buddy Lee Attractions Inc. (Nashville)
Contact: Steve Peck
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Artist: Harry Shearer
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Contact: Eric Roberts
Phone: 651-647-4464
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Artist: Boris (Band)
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Contact: Susanne Dawursk
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Artist: Propagandhi
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Contact: Margie Alban
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Artist: Sly & Robbie
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Artist: Acoustic Alchemy
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Contact: Paul Goldman
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Artist: Blue October
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Artist: Paula Cole
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