Yahoo and Live Nation Entertainment Announce Initial Artist Lineup for the Live Nation Channel on Yahoo Screen, Featuring Dave Matthews Band, Justin Timberlake and Usher

Dave Matthews Band Kicks Things off on July 15, Followed By
OneRepublic, John Legend, KISS, Ray Lamontagne and Many More for a Live
Concert Every Day, 365 Days a Year

LOS ANGELES & SUNNYVALE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Yahoo (Nasdaq: YHOO) and Live Nation Entertainment (NYSE: LYV) today
announced the initial artist lineup for the new Live
Nation Channel on Yahoo Screen
— providing fans with a free,
all-access front row seat to a new live concert every day, all year long.

The live concert streams will kick off on July 15 with “A Very Special
Evening with Dave Matthews Band” at the Jacksonville Veterans Memorial
Arena. The show will feature the group delivering two sets, performing
together in numerous electric and acoustic configurations in a
reinvention of the traditional DMB summer evening.

Additional artists confirmed for the new channel include: Usher, Gavin
DeGraw, Common, The Neighbourhood, MKTO, The Kooks, Airborne Toxic
Event, Three Days Grace, The Fray and many more. The Live Nation Channel
on Yahoo Screen will also feature special performances including:

  • Recent Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees, KISS, streaming live from
    their 40th Anniversary Tour;
  • John Legend performing Marvin Gaye’s classic album, “What’s Going On”
    in its entirety, with Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings and the Los Angeles
    Philharmonic live from the Hollywood Bowl; and
  • Justin Timberlake and the Tennessee Kids performing their first ever
    concert in Reykjavik, Iceland.

The Live Nation Channel on Yahoo Screen fuses together global superstars
and emerging artists across genres, from rock to pop, hip hop to
electronic. Music fans can get a sneak peak at the first 30 days of
scheduled performances by going to Starting
Monday, July 14, they can sign up for text, email and calendar reminders
for the concerts they want to watch — and invite their friends to tune
in, as well. Fans will have the freedom to stream concerts wherever they
are through Yahoo Screen on iOS, Android, mobile Web, desktop, and Smart
TV platforms including AppleTV, Roku and Xbox 360.

“Live moments are the most memorable — whether it’s your favorite
band’s performance of a lifetime, that amazing last-second goal that
crowns the world champion, or an unforgettable acceptance speech that
goes viral. And in today’s on-demand entertainment environment, live
experiences are the only ones that we all share together, at the same
time,” said Kathy Savitt, CMO of Yahoo. “Together with Live Nation, we
are excited to bring millions of fans together to share these moments
through the new Yahoo Live experience.”

“Live Nation produces more than 23,000 annual shows for 60 million fans
globally. With the Live Nation Channel on Yahoo we are bringing these
amazing artists with great production to the 800 million monthly Yahoo
fans. This channel will create a powerful new way for artists to
continue to grow their global fanbase,” said Michael Rapino, CEO of Live
Nation Entertainment.

In addition to the biggest collection of concert live streams available
on the Web, the Live Nation Channel and Yahoo Screen will feature an
on-demand catalogue of songs on video and hundreds of insider vignettes
including behind-the-scenes footage, artist interviews and more.

The Live Nation Channel on Yahoo Screen is part of the Yahoo Live
experience, which also features instant sports highlights, stats and
analysis, as well as live coverage of the hottest red carpet moments and
blockbuster premieres. For more information and to view the calendar of
upcoming live performances, visit


311 Jesse McCartney Ray Lamontagne
3 Doors Down John Legend Rixton
Airborne Toxic Event Jurassic 5 Sick Puppies
Andrew McMahon Justin Timberlake The Fray
Better Than Ezra KISS The Gaslight Anthem
Cherub Kodaline The Kooks
Chevelle Lila Downs The Neighbourhood
Common Matt Nathanson The Ready Set
Daughtry Michael Franti & Spearhead Three Days Grace
Dave Matthews Band MKTO Timeflies
David Gray Moon Taxi Toad the Wet Sprocket
Emblem3 New Politics Usher
Everclear OK GO Ziggy Marley
Gavin DeGraw OneRepublic
Gogol Bordello Pepper
How to Dress Well R5


Yahoo is focused on making the world’s daily habits inspiring and
entertaining. By creating highly personalized experiences for our users,
we keep people connected to what matters most to them, across devices
and around the world. In turn, we create value for advertisers by
connecting them with the audiences that build their businesses. Yahoo is
headquartered in Sunnyvale, California, and has offices located
throughout the Americas, Asia Pacific (APAC) and the Europe, Middle East
and Africa (EMEA) regions. For more information, visit the pressroom (
or the company’s blog (

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: