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August 25, 2011 

Steve Jobs Steps Down

Steve Jobs, the mind behind the iPhone, iPad and other devices that turned Apple Inc. into one of the world's most powerful companies, resigned as the company's CEO Wednesday, saying he can no longer handle the job.

Chesney Moves Foxboro Show Ahead Of Hurricane Irene

In the face of a potential visit from Hurricane Irene, country performer Kenny Chesney has moved his August 28th 'Goin' Coastal' tour stop at Foxborough's Gilette Stadium ahead two days to Friday, August 26th.

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LA Officials Deny 30-Year Sunset Junction Fest

Los Angeles officials have denied a permit to a 30-year-old street festival days before its scheduled weekend opening because organizers couldn't come up with cash.

Five Upped At Staples Center & Nokia Theatre At L.A. Live

As the Staples Center prepares for the start of their thirteenth season, AEG has announced the promotion of 5 new execs at the venue.

Chicago Mayor Rallies To Expand Casino Industry

Mayor Rahm Emanuel tried Monday to increase pressure on Gov. Pat Quinn to sign legislation that would expand gambling in Illinois — including a Chicago casino — even though Quinn recently suggested Emanuel lay off because he hasn't decided whether to sig

Adele At The Greek
"21" is "Hotel California", it's "Rumours", it's "Jagged Little Pill", we're still at the beginning, most people still don't know who Adele is, this album's gonna sell and sell and sell.
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New Blackberry Music Cloud-Based Music Service Debuts

Blackberry mobile phone makers Research In Motion (RIM) have joined the growing throng of cloud-based music services with the launch of BBM Music.

Lambert Side Project Pistol Annies Shake Things Up

Angaleena Presley was doing what she usually does at 2 a.m. -- sleeping --when the phone rang.

Garth Brooks And Alan Jackson Among Songwriter Hall Of Fame Inductees

Country superstars Alan Jackson and Garth Brooks are among the newest inductees to the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame.

John Hiatt

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Death Toll Rises To 5 - Pukkelpop Canceled

The Britrock band Skunk Anansie had the crowd hopping and gyrating when a sudden, fierce storm began pelting the main stage _ and the thousands watching them _ with rain and hail.


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07/31/11Paul McCartney, DJ Chris Holmes Wrigley Field - Chicago, IL MPL/Marshall Arts/Concerts West/AEG Live 2/2 10,929,728 83,988 83,988 100% $255.00
07/26/11Paul McCartney, DJ Chris Holmes Bell Centre - Montreal, MPL/Marshall Arts/Concerts West/AEG Live/evenko 2/2 5,448,713 33,733 33,733 100% $263.16
08/13/11Kenny Chesney, Zac Brown Band, Billy Currington, Uncle Kracker New Meadowlands Stadium - East Rutherford, NJ The Messina Group/AEG Live 1/1 5,058,534 55,239 55,239 100% $253.00
07/22/11Bon Jovi, The Breakers, Tyler Ernst Happel Stadion - Vienna, Novamusic/Showconnection/AEG Live 1/1 4,950,762 56,280 56,280 100% $309.86
07/30/11L.A. Rising: Rage Against The Machine, Muse, Rise Against, Lauryn Hill, Immortal Technique, El Gran Silencio Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum - Los Angeles, CA Goldenvoice/AEG Live 1/0 4,886,555 53,639 55,000 97.5% $99.00
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August 25, 2011
Artist: Alyssa Bentley
Available: Call for availability - Summer & Fall 2011 - August Through December -
Company: VMG / Valera Music Group
Contact: Tee Mitchell
Phone: 213-819-7062
Fax: 323-954-0679
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Artist: Carbon Choir
Available: Call for availability - October 19 - 23, 2011 - Mid West (KC / STL / Lincoln / Omaha etc. -
Company: SEG / Sweetwine Entertainment Group
Contact: Ira Sweetwine
Phone: 303-444-1554
Fax: 303-845-7202
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Artist: Beledo
Available: Call for availability - Fall & Winter 2011 / 2012 -
Company: Susan O'Kane Publicity
Contact: Susan O'Kane
Phone: 203-918-8429
Fax: 203-918-8429
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Artist: StringFever
Available: Call for availability - February 21st thru 29th, 2012 -
Company: Byway Entertainment
Contact: Richard Byford
Phone: 760-320-9054
Fax: 760-327-4584
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Artist: Nick Jaina
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Company: Self Group
Contact: Krist Krueger
Phone: 920-251-6834
Fax: 503-236-6120
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Artist: Lords of the Underground
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Company: LOTUG
Contact: Tim Hajj
Phone: 973-985-3399
Fax: 908-943-8928
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Artist: Melba Moore
Available: Call for availability - 2012 -
Company: Ideal Entertainment, Inc.
Contact: Dundee Holt
Phone: 917-571-6981
Fax: 212-293-7071
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Artist: Among The Oak & Ash
Available: Call for availability - 2012 -
Company: Hello! Booking
Contact: Eric Roberts
Phone: 651-647-4464
Fax: 763-463-1264
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Artist: Jeffrey Osbourne
Available: Call for availability - 2012 -
Company: Wenig-LaMonica Associates
Contact: Paul LaMonica
Phone: 914-631-6500
Fax: 914-631-0101
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Artist: Mark and Clark
Available: Call for availability - FL & Surrounding States - 2011/2012 -
Company: Lustig Talent Enterprises Inc.
Contact: Richard Lustig
Phone: 407-816-8960
Fax: 407-816-8959
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Artist: Melanie / Melanie Safka
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Company: The Granata Agency
Contact: Mary Granata
Phone: 973-208-7291
Fax: 973-208-8567
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Artist: Creedence Again - World's Premier CCR Tribute (Tribute To Creedence Clearwater Revival)
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