“Area’s Leading Web Site Sponsors Live Concerts: cleveland.com announces three year partnership with Live Nation.”

Cleveland, OH (PRWEB) April 1, 2008 – The next 36 months promise to be exciting for concert goers in Northeast Ohio. As a result of a unique partnership between cleveland.com and Live Nation, the cleveland.com Concert Series will be presented, giving music lovers access to some of the best shows and experiential opportunities.

Cleveland.com, the area’s most popular local news and information Web site, and Live Nation, the world’s premier concert promoter, are pleased to announce this partnership.

We’re excited about working with Live Nation to present the area’s best live concerts and unique prize package opportunities for our site visitors and Real Deal e-mail subscribers.

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For the next three years, many of the concerts produced by Live Nation at leading Northeast Ohio venues will be part of the cleveland.com Concert Series. Each year, the concert series will bring the hottest attractions and entertainment events to Northeast Ohio venues including Plain Dealer Pavilion, Quicken Loans Arena, The Wolstein Center at CSU, Playhouse Square, E. J. Thomas Performing Arts Hall, Akron Civic Theatre and The Agora. In addition to the cleveland.com Concert Series, cleveland.com will continue to bring music fans the opportunity to see concerts at House of Blues Cleveland where cleveland.com and GetGo join forces to bring fans the unique contest known as the GetGo Lounge presented by cleveland.com. Winners and their guests will watch the show from an exclusive box at House of Blues.

In addition to making the concerts possible, cleveland.com Real Deals email subscribers will have a unique opportunity to sign up for a chance to win fabulous prize packages to select shows. Some of these prize packages will include backstage passes, limo transportation to and from the show, autographed memorabilia, VIP box seats and so much more. Anyone interested in receiving the prize package announcements should sign up to receive the weekly email offers at www.cleveland.com/realdeals.

“This is such a great collaboration for cleveland.com. We have had the opportunity to work with Live Nation on other projects over the years including the High School Rock Off, concerts at House of Blues, the annual Great American Rib Cook-off and Taste of Cleveland,” said Eliza Wing, President and CEO of cleveland.com. “We’re excited about working with Live Nation to present the area’s best live concerts and unique prize package opportunities for our site visitors and Real Deal e-mail subscribers.”

Cleveland.com already captures the rhythm of Northeast Ohio with more real-time news, sports and weather. With over one million unique visitors a month, cleveland.com is the state’s most highly trafficked site. Live Nation is the world’s leading producer of live concerts and festivals and the most comprehensive concert search engine online.

Cleveland.com, based in Cleveland, OH, is an affiliate of Advance Internet, Inc. (http://www.advanceinternet.com), a leading creator of highly interactive, online community-based news and information web sites created in alliance with over 36 newspapers owned and operated by Advance Publications Inc., and its subsidiaries, including The Plain Dealer and Sun News. In addition to cleveland.com, Advance Internet, Inc. develops and manages nine other local Web sites including al.com; MassLive.com; MLive.com; NJ.com, NOLA.com; OregonLive.com; PennLive.com; SILive.com; Syracuse.com and two specialty Web sites, gulflive.com and MardiGras.com.

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