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Live Nation teams with AT&T for webcasts
"AT&T Delivers Live Nation Concert Series Exclusive Webcasts"
SAN ANTONIO, TX (PRNewswire-FirstCall) June 6, 2008 - To build on the company's reputation as a leader in webcasting exclusive music performances from today's top artists and music festivals, AT&T Inc. NYSE: T announced today that the AT&T blue room (http://www.attblueroom.com) will once again be home to the Live Nation Weekly Concert Series, June 5 - Nov. 28, 2008.
Beginning June 6, blue room will webcast the Live Nation Weekly Concert Series across a variety of musical genres. The performance footage from each webcast will be archived on the site for 30 days, with a new performance added weekly through late November. Artists scheduled to appear in June include:
-- June 6: John Mayer
-- June 13: Coheed & Cambria
-- June 20: Seether
-- June 27: The Black Crowes
Additional artists will be added to the series lineup throughout the next several months. Stop by http://www.attblueroom.com/music frequently to check the updated schedule.
"We are proud to consistently bring music fans the opportunity to experience their favorite music where and when they want it," said Dan York, head of Content and Programming, AT&T. "Through our continued relationship with Live Nation, AT&T is able to take music fans front row to some of the best concerts in the country's hottest venues without ever having to leave the comforts of home."
Michael Abrams, President of Live Nation Studios, added: "Connecting fans to their favorite artists in exciting new ways is integral to our mission at Live Nation. By delivering our Live Nation Weekly Concert Series to AT&T's millions of customers, Live Nation Studios extends the excitement of the live concert experience way beyond the two hours of the actual show and helps artists build their fan bases along the way."
Live Nation offers the most live concerts, music venues and festivals in the world and the most comprehensive concert search engine on the Web. This is the second consecutive year AT&T has webcast the Live Nation Weekly Concert Series via the AT&T blue room.
The blue room is an online music and sports destination that has helped fuel the sales of the company's core offerings -- high speed Internet, wireless, voice and video -- while building an affinity for the AT&T brand in the entertainment space. For the complete array of AT&T offerings, visit http://www.att.com.
AT&T Inc. NYSE: T is a premier communications holding company. Its subsidiaries and affiliates, AT&T operating companies, are the providers of AT&T services in the United States and around the world. Among their offerings are the world's most advanced IP-based business communications services and the nation's leading wireless, high speed Internet access and voice services. In domestic markets, AT&T is known for the directory publishing and advertising sales leadership of its Yellow Pages and YELLOWPAGES.COM organizations, and the AT&T brand is licensed to innovators in such fields as communications equipment. As part of its three-screen integration strategy, AT&T is expanding its TV entertainment offerings. In 2008, AT&T again ranked No. 1 on Fortune magazine's World's Most Admired Telecommunications Company list and No. 1 on America's Most Admired Telecommunications Company list. Additional information about AT&T Inc. and the products and services provided by AT&T subsidiaries and affiliates is available at http://www.att.com.
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About Live Nation
Live Nation is the future of the music business. With the most live concerts, music venues and festivals in the world and the most comprehensive concert search engine on the web, Live Nation is revolutionizing the music industry: onstage and online. Headquartered in Los Angeles, California, Live Nation is listed on the New York Stock Exchange, trading under the symbol "LYV." Additional information about the company can be found at http://www.livenation.com under the "About Us" section.