Local deals juggernaut Groupon and Live Nation have a formed a joint venture to develop a new online ticketing deals channel dubbed GrouponLive. The site will serve as a local resource for Live Nation events, ranging from concerts, sports, theater, arts and other live events, as well as clients of its ticketing business Ticketmaster, the companies said in a joint statement.
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This could be good news for the music industry, which suffers from steadily declining record sales and stands to benefit from more ticket sales for live performances. Or just another last-ditch measure to save itself from an inevitable death and rebirth.
If I had a Zune and felt the need to attend one of the 28 Live Nation concerts this summer then I, too, could join the Social. The Zune will have a major presence at the shows with Zune Spots that will let concertgoers try out the Zune and check out the hot, new, summer colors. The Zune Spots are actually converted freight containers, which maybe has some sort of recycling message to it, but… → Read More