The Eagles and Yahoo! have teamed up for an extensive online collaboration launching the band's first ever endorsed fan club. The club, available at http://eagles.yahoo.com, will offer members access to premium concert tickets for the band's upcoming "Farewell I" tour this summer before they go on sale to the general public. In addition, the Eagles and Yahoo! plan to offer club members:
Exclusive audio and video content
Tour diaries posted by band members
Eagles Radio – Internet radio station of Eagles' favorite
songs on the popular LAUNCHcast service
Backstage photo galleries
Fan message boards and chat
Concert news and updates on upcoming concerts
Effective February 27, Eagles fan club members will have the opportunity to purchase advance premium tickets for the first round of upcoming concerts in Sunrise, Fla; Atlanta; San Antonio; Houston; Dallas; Philadelphia; and Boston at http://eagles.yahoo.com. Eagles devotees can join the fan club for an annual fee of $60. Further information on the Eagles tour and club member presales will be announced shortly.
"We are thrilled to be working with the Eagles to create a great offering for their fans and expand their outreach on the Internet," said David Goldberg, vice president and general manager of music at Yahoo!. "This club is part of our continued efforts to create effective marketing initiatives that help connect artists with their fans."