ATLANTA, Nov. 19, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ticketmaster, the world's leading live entertainment ticketing and marketing company, today announced the opening of five new Ticket Center locations in Publix Super Markets. The new Ticketmaster Ticket Centers will provide fans in Georgia with convenient access to live entertainment events.
Fans will now be able to purchase event tickets, seven days a week, at the following five Publix Supermarket locations:
-- Alpharetta - 215 Rucker Rd, Alpharetta, GA -- Ellenwood - 2828 East Atlanta Rd, Ellenwood, GA -- Kennesaw - 1635 Old Highway 41 NW, Kennesaw, GA -- Lawrenceville - 3370 Sugarloaf Pkwy, Lawrenceville, GA -- Lilburn - 375 Rockbridge Rd, Lilburn, GA
This expansion of Ticketmaster Ticket Centers into these Publix locations builds upon the existing Ticketmaster-Publix Super Markets relationship that includes 162 locations serving Georgia, Alabama, South Carolina and Tennessee.
About Ticketmaster Entertainment, Inc.
Ticketmaster Entertainment consists of Ticketmaster and Front Line Management Group. As the world's leading live entertainment ticketing and marketing company, Ticketmaster connects the world to live entertainment. Ticketmaster operates in 20 global markets, providing ticket sales, ticket resale services, marketing and distribution through www.ticketmaster.com, one of the largest e-commerce sites on the Internet; approximately 6,700 retail outlets; and 19 worldwide call centers. Established in 1976, Ticketmaster serves more than 10,000 clients worldwide across multiple event categories, providing exclusive ticketing services for leading arenas, stadiums, professional sports franchises and leagues, college sports teams, performing arts venues, museums, and theaters. In 2007, the company sold more than 141 million tickets valued at over $8.3 billion on behalf of its clients. Ticketmaster Entertainment acquired a controlling interest in Front Line Management Group in October 2008. Front Line is one of the world's leading artist management companies, with nearly 200 clients and more than 80 executive managers. Front Line represents a wide range of major artists, including Eagles, Jimmy Buffett, Neil Diamond, Van Halen, Fleetwood Mac, Christina Aguilera, Stevie Nicks, Aerosmith, Steely Dan, Chicago, Journey, and Guns N' Roses. Ticketmaster Entertainment, Inc. is headquartered in West Hollywood, California.
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