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Live Nation Pulls Back Service Charges, Offers DC9 Readers A Giveaway

Last week, Live Nation, the national concert booking and promoting conglomerate that books to Superpages.com Center and other large venues throughout the region, offered up the concert-going public what it thought would be a nice little respite to the recession: One day (Wednesday) in which service fees were scrapped on all lawn seat purchases made at the company's many outdoor amphitheaters nationwide.

Well, turns out, it was quite the says. per a press release from Live Nation sent out earlier this week, the company saw a 500 percent increase in ticket sales nationwide for the day. Which, no doubt, is why the company is again offering a similar deal today--only it's even bigger.

For about another twelve hours--right up until 11:59 p.m. this evening--all Live Nation seats purchased today will again come without the pesky service fees. And not just all seats, but lawn seats, too. After the jump, a list of all the upcoming Superpages.com Center shows to which the deal applies, if you buy your seats today.

A pretty nice gesture, I'd say.

But perhaps not as nice as this one: To further sweeten the pot for Dallas-area music fans, Live Nation has offered us a pair of tickets to give away to the upcoming Superpages.com Center show featuring Kid Rock, Lynyrd Skynyrd and our own Jonathan Tyler & The Northern Lights, whom Kid Rock apparently singled out as his choice to open for him during a stretch of this tour. Want the free pair of reserved seats to help support the locals on the show? Well, send me an email right now with the phrase "Devil's Basement" in the subject line. If you're the first to do it, you get the tix.

It's that simple. Good luck!

  • Rascal Flatts with Darius Rucker - Saturday, June 13
  • Kid Rock and Lynyrd Skynyrd with Jonathan Tyler and the Northern Lights - Wednesday, July 1
  • Vans Warped Tour - Sunday, July 5
  • New Kids on the Block with Jabbawockeez - Friday, July 17
  • Aerosmith with ZZ Top - Sunday, July 19
  • Coldplay with Amadou & Miriam and Kitty Daisy & Lewis - Tuesday, July 21
  • The Fray with Jack's Mannequin and Meese - Friday, July 24
  • Toby Keith with Trace Adkins - Saturday, August 1
  • 97.1 The Eagle's B.F.D. / Crue Fest 2 featuring Motley Crue with Godsmack, Theory of a Deadman, Drowning Pool, and Charm City Devils - Saturday, August 8
  • Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival featuring Marilyn Manson and Slayer, with Killswitch Engage, Bullet For My Valentine, Trivium, All That Remains, Cannibal Corpse, Behemoth, Job For a Cowboy, Black Dahlia Murder, and White Chapel - Saturday, August 15
  • Def Leppard with Poison and Cheap Trick - Friday, August 21
  • Incubus with The Duke Spirit - Saturday, August 22
  • Depeche Mode with Peter Bjorn & John - Saturday, August 29
  • Creed - Tuesday, September 22
  • Blink-182 with Fall Out Boy and The All-American Rejects - Wednesday, September 23
  • The Allman Brothers Band with Widespread Panic - Friday, October 16

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