PHILADELPHIA, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Live Nation's House of Blues Entertainment division (HOBE) and District N9NE today announced an exclusive, long-term booking agreement for District N9NE, a 600-1,400 capacity venue located in the Callowhill neighborhood of Philadelphia, PA. The booking agreement is scheduled to kick off this month with TicketWeb as the exclusive ticket provider for the venue.
"HOBE brings music around the world. When the opportunity arose to District N9NE, it was a no brainier to team up with the greatest company," comments Richard Lam, owner of District N9NE. "With their partnership, we can fulfill an array of musical needs for the people of Philadelphia. We are very excited to be part of this joint venture."
"We are all very excited about this and envision the positives that this will bring to the musical community of Philadelphia," says Sean Striegel, SVP Talent for HOBE. "Richard and his team are a great group of people, so it only makes sense for us to all work together. One of the most exciting things about D9 is its flexibility. Not only in size, but in the styles of music as well. Not just your mainstream shows, but people also know this as the premier location to see mid-level touring Latin acts."
District N9NE, formally The Starlight Ballroom, has been renovated and redesigned since its opening in September 2013. With over $300,000 in improvements including upgrading the dressing rooms and venue lighting, brand new sound equipment, improved comfort areas and new decor that mark District N9NE as one of the latest up-and-coming EDM and live music venues in Philadelphia.
District N9NE is located at 460 N. Ninth Street, between Callowhill Street and Spring Garden Street.
About House Of Blues Entertainment
With 100 owned/operated and affiliated clubs and theaters, The House of Blues Entertainment portfolio, a division of Live Nation, is wide-ranging including the legendary Fillmores and the intimate House of Blues clubs throughout the United States. House of Blues Entertainment is the country's pre-eminent live music venue collection featuring state-of-the-art sound and lighting technology in one-of-a-kind custom designed environments aimed to bring fans and artists together in unparalleled musical environments.
About Live Nation Entertainment
Live Nation Entertainment (NYSE: LYV) is the world's leading live entertainment company comprised of global market leaders: Ticketmaster, Live Nation & House of Blues Concerts, LN Media and Artist Nation Management. For additional information, visit: www.livenationentertainment.com.
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