Wednesday, June 17, 2009

Wed Jun 17, 2009

On Today's Show:

Joey Scoleri - Senior VP - Marketing/Promotion - Live Nation
Live Nation, in its continued effort to give fans more of what they want and make concerts more affordable in these economic times, announced today that all lawn tickets will be sold at an all-in price of $24.99* - no extra fees - as this week’s installment of “No Service Fee Wednesday.” The special offer, which is for all lawn tickets at Live Nation ticketed amphitheatres, runs for 24 hours beginning on Wednesday, June 17 only at
“I read the blogs and emails listening to what concert fans are saying. They’ve been really clear, they want a break on ticket prices in these tough economic times,” said Michael Rapino, President and Chief Executive Officer of Live Nation. “So we launched No Service Fee Wednesday and removed the service fee on lawn tickets. Then we went a step further last week and eliminated fees on all amphitheatre tickets. These past two Wednesdays we sold a lot more tickets than we normally do. We kept listening and fans asked us to take it a step further and eliminate all fees. So for this Wednesday we’ve decided to go all in – one all-in ticket price for all lawn tickets – only $24.99 with no additional fees of any kind.”As with the past two weeks, the offer kicks off at 12:01 a.m. local time on Wednesday, June 17, and will run for ONLY 24 hours at These all-in lawn tickets are available only at Live Nation ticketed amphitheatres in the U.S. and Canada for concerts including but not limited to:
The Allman Brothers Band
Blazed & Confused Tour / Slightly Stoopid - Snoop Dogg
Brad Paisley with Dierks Bentley
Crosby Stills & Nash
Crue Fest 2
Def Leppard with Poison and Cheap Trick
Depeche Mode
The Fray
George Strait with Blake Shelton and Julianne Hough
Jason Mraz
Kid Rock & Lynyrd Skynyrd
The Killers
New Kids on the Block
No Doubt
Rascal Flatts with Darius Rucker
REO Speedwagon & Styx
Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival featuring Marilyn Manson & Slayer
Rod Stewart
Toby Keith with Trace Adkins
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 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.

Carter Oosterhouse - HGTV’s "Carter Can" and "Red, Hot & Green"
CARTER OOSTERHOUSE is one of America’s most recognized lifestyle experts. As host of HGTV’s Carter Can and Red, Hot & Green, Carter’s unique combination of skill, passion and Midwest optimism has given him wide-spread appeal for families and individuals alike seeking to improve the quality of their lives by enhancing their habitats. As one of most sought-after green-living experts, Carter brings his vast knowledge of sustainability in design and living and delivers it in a way that speaks to people of varying “shades” of green. In the years since he shot to fame as the carpenter on the wildly popular series Trading Spaces, Carter has become a go-to expert for many national outlets including: THE OPRAH WINFREY SHOW, THE VIEW, THE TODAY SHOW, THE TYRA BANKS SHOW, EXTRA, ENTERTAINMENT TONIGHT, USA TODAY, THE LOS ANGELES TIMES, PEOPLE and HOME MAGAZINE. From his first appearance on Trading Spaces, audiences took notice of the 6’2” carpenter who looked more like a runway model than the guy who puts shelving in your den. But Carter’s talent as a lifestyle expert and craftsman is as genuine as his down-to-earth personality. Born and raised in Traverse City, Michigan, Carter is the youngest of four children. A natural athlete, Carter excelled in sports and graduated from Central Michigan University on a rugby scholarship. He continues to be an avid sports enthusiast and counts basketball, kayaking, horseback riding, hockey, sailing, baseball and rugby among his favorites. Aside from his work on television, Carter is pleased to partner with Coty/Nautica as the face of the men’s fragrances VOYAGE and SUNSET VOYAGE. He is also founder of Carter’s Kids, an organization dedicated to building and developing community parks and playgrounds in low income areas in an effort to promote healthy living. Carter’s Kids has brought playgrounds to areas across the country including Los Angeles, New Orleans and Miami.

Barrie Lynn ~ The Cheese Impresario
Today Barri joins us in studio to taste and discuss "Rum & Cheese". Welcome to The Cheese Impresario! Here we are going to talk about all kinds of cheeses from all around the world. We will learn together and Barri will help you bring the world of cheese closer to your heart and learn the great enjoyment that it can bring to you, your family, and your guests. Barri Lynn is the cheese columnist for The Beverly Hills Times and write the monthly "Cheese Matters" column that covers all things cheesy.

Dr. Iclima Fergus - Cheif of Cardioligy Harlem Hospital Center
What you don't know about High Blood Pressure can kill you. Harlem Hospital Center has been a bedrock of the Harlem community since 1887. The hospital provides a wide range of medical, surgical, diagnostic, therapeutic and family support services to the residents of Central Harlem, West Harlem, Washington Heights and Inwood. Harlem is the largest hospital in the area, capable of treating the most seriously ill. Harlem provides over 90 specialized ambulatory care services, dentistry and oral surgery, behavioral health services, and community substance abuse treatment

"What's Love Got to Do with It" is the second
single released from Tina Turner's breakthrough solo debut album, Private Dancer. In the UK and Continental Europe it was the third single, following Turner's cover of The Beatles' "Help!". The song is widely credited for the huge success of the Private Dancer album itself. "What's Love Got to Do With It" is arguably Tina Turner's most popular and successful single, becoming her first number-one hit in the United States and establishing Tina Turner as a mainstream Pop and Rock artist, while also reaching number one in Australia and number three in the UK. In 1993, the song's name was used as the title for What's Love Got to Do With It?, a biographical film about Turner's life leading up to the actual release of the song. The music video was directed by Mark Robinson. It is ranked #309 on the Rolling Stone magazine's list of "the 500 Greatest Songs of All Time". It also ranked #38 on Songs of the Century. It was the 17th best-selling single of 1984 in the UK.

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