FESTIVAL NEWS: Fourth Annual Langerado Festival Set For March 11-12 & Jamboree In The Hills Changes Hands As Part Of Live Nation Spin-Off

(CelebrityAccess MediaWire) —
The fourth annual Langerado Music Festival will be held March 11-12 at Markham Park in Sunrise, FL, on the eastern edge of the Everglades Conservation Area for the second year in a row. Multiple stages will feature Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals, The Black Crowes, The Flaming Lips, Wilco, The Meters, Robert Randolph & The Family Band, Keller Williams, Burning Spear, G. Love & Special Sauce, Steel Pulse, Michael Franti & Spearhead, Drive-By Truckers, The Secret Machines, Umphrey's McGee, The Disco Biscuits, Antibalas Afrobeat Orchestra, MOFRO, Slightly Stoopid, Clap Your Hands Say Yeah, Brazilian Girls, Kid Koala, Lyrics Born, RJD2, Kinky, Rose Hill Drive, Brothers Past, Pnuma Trio, Lotus, Mike Relm and more.


Only 15,000 tickets will be sold for each day for the festival set for 11 am–9 pm, with Langerado Late Night shows to take place at multiple venues throughout Ft. Lauderdale. For the first time this year, Langerado will offer limited on-site camping to attendees. Advance purchase two-day passes are $119.50. VIP packages with upgraded amenities are available. Children 10 and under are admitted free with paid adults. All ticket prices include $1 per day admission to Broward County Parks and weekend parking.


The Langerado Music Festival is a co-production between Brown Coffee Productions and South Florida Jams. Mark Brown of Brown Coffee Productions is the managing partner of the Jam Cruise. Ethan Schwartz of South Florida Jams produces and promotes events in South Florida. –Bob Grossweiner and Jane Cohen

Jamboree In The Hills Changes Hands As Part Of Live Nation Spin-Off

(CelebrityAccess MediaWire) — The ownership of Morristown, Ohio’s Jamboree In The Hills site has changed hands, but this summer’s show will go on.

The Wheeling News-Register reported that the 214-acre, eight parcel section of land was transferred at $700,000 from the Wheeling Entertainment Corp. to a Houston-based FFX Jamboree Holdings LLC. Belmont County Commissioner Mark Thomas said both entities are subsidiaries of Clear Channel Entertainment, and that the transfer in ownership was part of the spin-off of the company’s entertainment division.

FFX Jamboree Holdings LLC was created as a subsidiary that will own and manage Jamboree In The Hills, Thomas told the paper.

A line-up hasn’t been announced for this summer’s festival, which will mark the giant concert’s 30th anniversary. Tickets and camping passes are already on sale.

“They have no intentions but to keep Jamboree In The Hills going for every year, for as long as they can,” Thomas said, after speaking with the new company’s Houston office and with Clear Channel’s offices in Pittsburgh.

Government leaders in the town are more concerned about the Capitol Music Hall, and are working on a deal to purchase it from Live Nation. The new company had not booked any shows for 2006, and community leaders are worried about the fate of the town landmark.

Through conversations with Live Nation officials, Thomas said no promises have been made about the fate of the Capitol and there are no plans to close it at this time. –by CelebrityAccess Staff Writers

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