October 28, 2008

Ticketmaster Presents: ‘Livedaily Sessions’ The Ting Tings and The Black Kids

WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Oct. 28, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

Ticketmaster (Nasdaq:TKTM) today announced the latest in the series of new artist spotlight as part of the company's intimate LiveDaily Sessions. The Ting Tings and The Black Kids are the current featured bands.As The Ting Tings work through their fall tour in anticipation of the release of their third single "That's Not my Name", they made a recent stop at LiveDaily's West Hollywood studios to shoot an episode of LiveDaily Sessions.LiveDaily and Ticketmaster will jointly premiere this special, stripped-down performance of "Great DJ,""Shut Up and Let Me Go," and "That's Not My Name" on Thursday, November 23rd.Lie Daily Sessions Volume 2 features The Ting Tings, Black Kids, Missy Higgins and Apollo Sunshine, performing stunning acoustic sets captured in the midst of current or recent tours.LiveDaily Sessions recently premiered performances by Jack's Mannequin, Rachael Yamagata, Calexico, and Lykke Li, each currently headlining club and theatre tours.With the economy putting a squeeze on music fans, LiveDaily and Ticketmaster are showcasing artists who are playing less costly club and theater shows that won't drain a concertgoer's budget. In addition, they'll provide free streaming videos and downloads of some of the best performances in LiveDaily's sessions catalog.LiveDaily Sessions, original video content developed by Ticketmaster, showcases the best and brightest artists currently on the road, hand-selected by the music teams at LiveDaily and Ticketmaster.Fresh LiveDaily Sessions episodes showcasing new acts are unveiled regularly. LiveDaily has a YouTube channel, RSS feeds, and podcasts on iTunes.LiveDaily Sessions feature bands that deserve a look and a listen...at no cost to the bands and no cost to the fans.Helping fans find great music - and emerging artists find an eager audience - is the ultimate definition of music discovery. LiveDaily Sessions makes it happen.Today, nearly a million visitors per month turn to LiveDaily for news on tour announcements and show cancellations, ticket onsale information, interviews, reviews, and live concert photos.The site recently expanded its multimedia efforts, launching the LiveDaily Sessions video series and LiveDaily's "Song of the Day" podcast as free downloads to help fans find new music recommended by LiveDaily's editors. It is part of Ticketmaster's commitment to helping live music thrive.See the Ting Tings perform "Great DJ,""Shut Up and Let Me Go" and "That's Not My Name": http://sessions.ticketmaster.com/

Upcoming Shows:

October, 2008

23 - Variety Theatre - Atlanta Georgia

25 - William and Mary College - Williamsburg

29 - Connecticut Expo Center - Hartford, CT

30 - Chameleon Club - Lancaster, PA

November, 2008

1 - Webster Hall - New York, NY

Check for tickets at Ticketmaster:


Official artist site: http://www.thetingtings.com/

Related Links

LiveDaily Sessions

Ticketmaster Presents: "LiveDaily SESSIONS"

About Ticketmaster

As the world's leading live entertainment ticketing and marketing company, Ticketmaster connects the world to live entertainment. Ticketmaster operates in 20 global markets, providing ticket sales, ticket resale services, marketing and distribution through www.ticketmaster.com, one of the largest e-commerce sites on the Internet; approximately 6,700 retail outlets; and 20 worldwide call centers. Established in 1976, Ticketmaster serves more than 10,000 clients worldwide across multiple event categories, providing exclusive ticketing services for leading arenas, stadiums, professional sports franchises and leagues, college sports teams, performing arts venues, museums, and theaters. In 2007, the company sold more than 141 million tickets valued at over $8.3 billion on behalf of its clients. Ticketmaster is headquartered in West Hollywood, California (Nasdaq:TKTM).

CONTACT: Ticketmaster Albert Lopez +1-310-360-2602 [email protected] Investor Relations +1-310-360-2354 [email protected]

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