LOS ANGELES, CA (Live Nation) June 1, 2009 – Today, Live Nation announced that it’s dropping service fees on more than five million lawn tickets and hundreds of concerts, helping add value and save money for fans throughout North America. The 24 hour event makes June 3rd the biggest one day sale in concert business history. Now that’s something for fans to sing about!

“No Service Fee Wednesdays,” kick off June 3 at 12:01 a.m., offering fans some of the lowest prices of the summer with no ticket service fees on any LiveNation.com-ticketed amphitheater show, and only at www.LiveNation.com.

Throughout the rest of the summer, Live Nation becomes Free-Nation, as it offers a variety of “No Service Fee Wednesdays” specials at www.LiveNation.com, making Wednesday the biggest day of the week for savings on concert tickets for hundreds of shows and millions of fans.

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“Summer concerts are a great escape in these tough times,” said Michael Rapino, President and Chief Executive Officer of Live Nation. “Starting this Wednesday, Live Nation and the world’s top artists are making it less expensive for fans to see their favorite bands by waiving service fees on over five million tickets at www.LiveNation.com. We wanted to do something that had never been done before and “No Service Fee Wednesdays” provide incredible value to millions of music fans to attend the hottest concerts this summer.”

Tickets for “No Service Fee Wednesdays” go on sale at 12:01 a.m. local time on June 3, 2009 at www.LiveNation.com. This promotion is not valid in combination with other special pricing offers and is subject to availability. Tickets without service fees are available at all Live Nation-ticketed amphitheaters for concerts including:

-Brad Paisley with Dierks Bentley
-Crosby Stills & Nash
-Crue Fest 2
-Dave Matthews Band
-Def Leppard with Poison and Cheap Trick
-Depeche Mode
-George Strait with Blake Shelton and Julianne Hough
-Jason Mraz
-Kid Rock & Lynyrd Skynyrd
-New Kids on the Block
-Nine Inch Nails and Jane’s Addiction
-No Doubt
-Rascal Flatts with Darius Rucker
-REO Speedwagon & Styx
-Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival featuring Marilyn Manson & Slayer
-Rod Stewart
-The Allman Brothers Band
-The Fray
-The Killers
-Toby Keith with Trace Adkins
-Warped Tour


Live Nation’s mission is to maximize the live concert experience. Our core business is producing, marketing and selling live concerts for artists via our global concert pipe. Live Nation is the largest producer of live concerts in the world, annually producing over 22,000 concerts for 1,600 artists in 33 countries. During 2008, the company sold over 50 million concert tickets and drove over 70 million unique visitors to LiveNation.com. Live Nation is transforming the concert business by expanding its concert platform into ticketing and building the industry’s first artist-to-fan vertically integrated concert platform. The company is headquartered in Los Angeles, California and is listed on the New York Stock Exchange, trading under the symbol LYV. For additional information about the company, please visit www.livenation.com/investors.

John Vlautin
Live Nation
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