CCMG Promoters Create Benefit Concerts, Relief Drives For Hurricane Victims

(CelebrityAccess MediaWire) —
As part of Clear Channel Music Group's relief efforts for victims effected by Hurricane Katrina, the company's local
promoter units have created special benefit concerts and relief drives at its amphitheaters and venues nationwide.

"Clear Channel Music Group is participating in local relief efforts by creating
a variety of benefit concerts and local relief drives across each of our concert
venues and live shows to help Hurricane Katrina victims," said Michael Rapino,
chief executive officer of Clear Channel Entertainment. "Our local promoters
have been extremely active. They've teamed with artists, local communities and
relief organizations to donate proceeds from concerts, ticket auctions and
on-site donation booths to raise money and supplies."

Relief initiatives underway at local CCMG's amphitheaters and venues include:

Avalon Attractions
September 17
Hyundai Pavilion, Los Angeles: KROQ's Miller Lite Inland Invasion
* Auctioning of 100 tickets at $1,000

Verizon Wireless Amphitheater, Los Angeles
September 25
Power 106's Comedy Fiesta featuring Carlos Mencia, D.L. Hughley, Tracy
Morgan, Charlie Murphy, Pablo Francisco, Gabriel Iglesias, Willie Barcena,
Russell Peters, Lisa Lampanelli, Steve Trevino, Brad Williams

* $1 from every ticket sold will go to the American Red Cross.

October 22
KZLA Country Bash '05 featuring Brooks & Dunn, Big & Rich, The Warren
Brothers, Bobby Pinson, Hanna/McEuen, Deana Carter
* $1 from every ticket sold will go to the American Red Cross.

The Wiltern LG, Los Angeles, September 22:
Concert for Katrina Relief featuring Fiona
Apple, David Cross, Dave Grohl, Josh Homme, Jesse Hughes, Sarah Silverman,
Tenacious D
* All net proceeds to benefit American Red Cross

Belkin Productions
September 3
Tower City Amphitheater, Cleveland: Bigelow Chevrolet Taste of Cleveland

* Auctioned 2 sets front row seats for Michael McDonald and meet-and-
greets on WDOK and WMVX.

September 5
Tower City Amphitheater, Cleveland: Bigelow Chevrolet Taste of Cleveland

* $1 from each admission ticket sold for the Monday Sept. 5 event date
was donated to American Red Cross Hurricane Katrina relief efforts.
American Red Cross tables also set up at the event for personal
donations and a pair of front row tickets for Rick Springfield was
auctioned.

September 8
Germain Amphitheater, Columbus: Alan Jackson
* All proceeds from the show donated to the American Red Cross. The
venue also collected canned goods, non-perishable items and cash
donations.

October 26
Toledo Sports Arena, Toledo:
3 Doors Down
* $1 for every ticket sold will go to 3 Doors Down "The Better Life
Foundation" charity.

October 29
Youngstown Convention Center, Youngstown:
3 Doors Down
* $1 for every ticket sold will go to 3 Doors Down "The Better Life
Foundation" charity.

Bill Graham Presents
Bill Graham Presents (BGP) is donating various concert tickets to local
radio stations in all BGP markets for fundraisers. American Red Cross
booths will be set up at all shows to collect donations at the Shoreline
Amphitheatre and the Chronicle Pavilion.

September 11
Clark County Amphitheater, Portland: Gigantour featuring Megadeth,
Anthrax, Dream Theater, Fear Factory, Nevermore, The Dillinger Escape
Plan, Life Of Agony, Symphony, Dry Kill Logic, Bobaflex
* $5 donated for every ticket sold. Shoe and clothing drive conducted at the show.

September 24
Shoreline Amphitheatre, Mountain View:
Wild 94.9 Comedy Jam featuring
Carlos Mencia, D.L. Hughley, Tracy Morgan, Charlie Murphy, Pablo
Francisco, Gabriel Iglesias, Willie Barcena, Lisa Lampanelli, Steve
Trevino, Brad Williams
* $1 for every ticket sold will be donated.

September 25
Punchline Comedy Club Relief Benefit, San Francisco

Cellar Door Concerts North
August 31
Civic Center Coliseum, Roanoke: 3 Doors Down
* Food and water collected that went directly to Biloxi, MS.

September 6
Verizon Wireless Amphitheater, Virginia Beach:
3 Doors Down (September 1)
and Motley Crue
* Food and water collected for the Second Harvest Food Bank.

(Labor Day Weekend)
Verizon Wireless American Music Festival, Virginia Beach:
LeAnn Rimes' Saturday night concert was broadcast in part on Larry King Live's three
hour CNN special
* Raised donations for the American Red Cross.

Cellar Door Concerts South
September 9
Alltel Pavilion, Raleigh:
September 10
3 Doors Down Coldplay
House Party featuring Michael W. Smith, Jars of Clay, Nicole C.
Mullen, Chris Rice, Building 429, Matt Kearney, Steve & Johnny, Day of
Fire and more
* Cash donations collected for the American Red Cross and food items
collected for the Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina.

Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre, Charlotte
Motley Crue (September 7),
Coldplay (September 9), House Party featuring Michael W. Smith, Jars of
Clay, Nicole C. Mullen, Chris Rice, Building 429, Matt Kearney, Steve &
Johnny, Day of Fire and more (September 10), 3 Doors Down (September 11)
* Cash donations collected for the American Red Cross and food items
collected for the Metrolina Food Bank.

September 7
North Charleston Coliseum, Charleston: 3 Doors Down
* Cash donations collected for the American Red Cross and the Salvation
Army. Canned food collected for the Low Country food bank.

Ford Amphitheatre, Tampa:
311 (September 3), Coldplay (September 14),
Journey (September 17), Brooks & Dunn (October 29), Alan Jackson
(November 4)
* Cash donations collected for the American Red Cross.

Sound Advice Amphitheatre, West Palm Beach:
311 (September 2), Ozzfest
(September 4), Coldplay (September 13), Brooks & Dunn (October 30), Alan
Jackson (November 5)
* Cash donations collected for the American Red Cross.

September 17-19
American Airlines Arena, Miami: Juntos Para Ayudar – Chayanne, Alejandro
Fernandez and Marc Anthony
* Proceeds from all front row $500 seats will be donated.

Chuck Morris Presents
Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Denver:
Dave Matthews Band (September 9-12)
* A Concert for Hurricane Relief with Dave Matthews Band (September 12):
Fourth concert added, 100% of profits donated to various charities.
* The Conscious Alliance will be collecting food all four nights to
benefit the Houston Food Bank.

Electric Factory Concerts
September 10
Camden New Jersey Tweeter Center at the Waterfront: Alan Jackson
* $1 from WXTU, CCE and Alan Jackson (total of $3) per ticket sold +
raffles will be donated.

Evening Star
September 3
Mandalay Bay Events Center, Las Vegas: John Mellencamp and John Fogerty
* Donated 100 tickets to KSNE and KTNV to use as incentive for people to
donate a minimum of $250.

September 19
America West Arena, Phoenix: Nine Inch Nails
* Donated 20 tickets to KZON to use as incentive for listeners to donate
items.

September 2
Cricket Pavilion: John Mellencamp and John Fogerty
* Cash donations collected.

Journal Pavilion, Albuquerque:
Dave Matthews Band (August 31), John
Mellencamp and John Fogerty (September 7)
* Cash donations collected.

Jim Koplik Presents
The Koplik Presents office is collecting food, water, and supplies as well
as pet supplies for the victims.

September 13-17
Chevrolet Theater, Connecticut: Hairspray
* Renaming of week to "CareSpray": In conjunction with Clear Channel
Radio, collecting cash donations at all shows.
* In conjunction with Americares, radio spots will air to collect food,
water, and supplies (including pet supplies) for the victims.

Midwest
September 7
Verizon Wireless Amphitheater, Kansas City:
Dave Matthews Band
* Teamed with KZPL to offer anyone who gave money to the American Red
Cross and sent a copy of the receipt to the station were entered into a
drawing for a pair of tickets.

September 12
John Mellencamp and John Fogerty
* Teamed up with KYYS to auction a pair of seats and meet-and-greet with
the artist.

Pace Concerts
Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion:
Dave Matthews Band (September 5)
* Patron donations raised at the show, DMB donation and PACE Concerts
donation benefited Houston Food Bank.
Arrowfest featuring Styx with Foreigner, Eddie Money, Little River
Band, Atlanta Rhythm Section, Foghat, The Fabulous Thunderbirds and Kansas
(October 29)
* $5 from every ticket sold through the first weekend of the on sale
will be donated. Tickets go on sale September 17.

Verizon Wireless Amphitheater, San Antonio:
September 2
Dave Matthews Band
* Served as a drop off location for donation items from September 3 – 9. Teamed up with Ozarka and Nestle to collect items.
Journey (September 21)
* Re-priced all remaining lawn tickets to $10 and proceeds from sales
will be divided equally between American Red Cross and Salvation Army.

Verizon Wireless Music Center, Birmingham:
September 9
Motley Crue
* 100 tickets were given away to Hurricane evacuees to attend the Motley
Crue concert.
September 12
311
* Teamed with WRAX and Marines to collect bottled water to send to Gulf
Coast area.

Verizon Wireless Theater, Houston: 95.7 Wave Relief Concert starring Kirk
Whalum performing for free (September 26)
* All proceeds from ticket sales go to American Red Cross.

Starwood Amphitheatre, Nashville:

Motley Crue (September 10) and Coldplay
(September 18)
* Collecting cash donations for American Red Cross

Ron Delsener Presents
Irving Plaza, New York: Donations are being collected for all shows.

Irving Plaza, New York: MOJO AID Hurricane Relief Benefit featuring Ryan
Adams and The Cardinals, Jesse Malin, Marah Butch Walker, Debbie Harry and
more (September 18)

Darien Lake Performing Arts Center, Buffalo:
September 2
Mötley Crüe
* Auctioned an artist meet-and-greet and concert tickets on WGRF's
Morning Show.

Tommy Hilfiger at Jones Beach, New York:
September 3
Marc Anthony
* Cash donations raised.

North Folk Theater at Westbury:
Julio Iglesias (September 4), Richard Jeni
(September 10), Jay Black and The Americans (September 17)
* Cash donations raised.

Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs:
September 4
Brooks & Dunn
* Cash donations raised.

PNC Bank Arts Center, New Jersey:
September 14
Jack Johnson
* Cash donations collected.

Sunshine Concerts
Verizon Wireless Music Center, Indianapolis:
Jimmy Buffett (August 31)
Rib America Festival (September 2)
* Cash donations raised at both events.
* Cash donations will be collected at all future events at Verizon
Wireless Music Center and Murat Theatre. — Jane Cohen and Bob Grossweiner

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