Feds OK Ticketmaster/Live Nation Merger

Ugh, be prepared to pay higher entertainment ticket prices:

live-nation-ticketmasterLOS ANGELES and WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Jan 25, 2010 — Live Nation, Inc. and Ticketmaster Entertainment, Inc. today announced that they have reached agreements with the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and with the Canadian Commissioner of Competition, clearing the way for the merger of the companies. Upon closing, the company will be renamed Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. to reflect the combination of Live Nation’s concert promotions expertise with Ticketmaster’s world-class ticketing solutions and artist relationships. (more…)

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