Gallo, Phil
July 2006
Daily Variety;7/6/2006, Vol. 292 Issue 2, p1
Trade Publication
The article reports that concert promoter, Live Nation will acquire its biggest rival, HOB Entertainment, the parent of House of Blues (HOB), for $350 million to expand its presence in the midsize venue business and fill in geographic gaps in its existing amphitheater network. HOB chief executive officer Greg Trojan said that the HOB nightclubs operating in the U.S. represents a driving opportunity for the brand development and increase the expansion of club business in the U.S. or in abroad.


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