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Isle of Wight Takeover Go Ahead

Live Nation’s controversial takeover of the Isle of Wight festival has been given the green light by regulators. Earlier this year the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) launched an investigation into whether the deal would result in a “substantial...
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Dear Jo Joins Live Nation

One of the live industry’s worst kept secrets is out- Live Nation has appointed former UK Music Chief Executive Jo Dipple as SVP, public affairs. Dipple stepped down from UK Music in June this year after five years in...
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02 Arena Caught in Crossfire

A Los Angeles promotion ‘turf war’ between rival US venue operators AEG and Azoff MSG Entertainment this week spilled over to the UK with the news that acts who opt to play MSG’s The Forum rather than AEG’s Staples Center...
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CMA Eyes Up Live Nation

Live Nation’s recently announced acquisition of a majority stake in the Isle Of Wight Festival (pictured) is to be investigated by the Competition And Markets Authority (CMA). The key question for the CMA is whether or not the live...
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Live Industry Consolidates

Earlier this week, live entertainment giants Live Nation announced the acquisition of a controlling stake in regional UK promoter Cuffe and Taylor. Despite sounding a bit like a custard brand from the 1970’s, Cuffe and Taylor are an independent...
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Secondary Ticketing Companies Grilled

Stubhub and Ticketmaster were forced to answer challenging questions about company practice as the Government’s Culture Media and Sport Select Committee held a special session to discuss secondary ticketing yesterday (15th November). Taking place inside the House of Commons,...
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Live Nation: Virtual Insanity

Live promotion titan Live Nation is partnering with video streaming service Hulu for a series of virtual reality (VR) concerts. As reported by Music Week via The Hollwood Reporter, the series, which will be available via the Hulu VR...
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Live Nation Discovers Inherent Vice

Live Nation Entertainment (LNE) and VICE Media have announced a partnership that will develop a new live music platform. This will feature new video footage, editorial material, documentaries and “new live digital music experiences created collaboratively with artists” (whatever...


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