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CMJ Network Selects Ticketmaster's TicketWeb to Ticket Publications Annual Music Extravaganza

Wednesday, September 14, 2005 - 21:05

CMJ Network has selected TicketWeb® a service of Ticketmaster, the world's leading ticketing company, to provide complete ticketing solutions for the CMJ Music Marathon annual music festival. The multi-year ticketing agreement kicked off with CMJ's 2005 Music Marathon taking place this week, September 14-17, at the Lincoln Center in New York. Tickets to the 2005 CMJ Marathon's individual events are currently available online at and via charge-by-phone at 1-866-468-7619. TicketWeb will facilitate event ticketing for this and future CMJ annual Music Marathon events, showcasing thousands of performers over four days of non-stop events including panels, film premieres, tutorials, and performances at more than 50 venues throughout New York City.

"The CMJ-TicketWeb partnership benefits the artists, the industry professionals who promote them and of course the millions of music fans anxious to enjoy the best new music," said Robert Haber, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of CMJ. "We are excited about the initial CMJ Music Marathon-TicketWeb partnership and even more encouraged by the possibilities for future events and related initiatives."

"This new relationship continues TicketWeb's commitment to indie music," said Dan Teree, Vice President of Ticketmaster and Chief Operating Officer of TicketWeb. "TicketWeb's roots run deep in bringing new fans and new music together. TicketWeb and CMJ are a natural fit for exposing music fans and industry professionals to new music."

TicketWeb is a self-service ticketing ASP owned by Ticketmaster, the world's leading ticketing company. TicketWeb provides ticket sales through and Ticketmaster provides ticket sales and distribution through, one of the largest e-commerce sites on the Internet, and a broad online and offline marketing network. TicketWeb and Ticketmaster, together serve more than 9,000 clients worldwide across multiple event categories, providing exclusive ticketing services for hundreds of leading arenas, stadiums, sports leagues, museums, and theaters, selling 98 million tickets valued at $5 billion in 2004. Ticketmaster is headquartered in West Hollywood, California and is an operating business of IAC/InterActiveCorp (NASDAQ: IACI).

The CMJ Network connects music fans and music industry professionals with the best in new music through print, interactive media, and live events. CMJ New Music Monthly was the first consumer magazine to include a bound-in CD sampler. The weekly music business trade magazine CMJ New Music Report is the primary source for exclusive charts of non-commercial and college radio airplay and independent and trend-forward retail sales. CMJ Events produces the legendary CMJ Music Marathon, the largest and longest-running music industry event of its kind, and the new CMJ/Rock Hall Music Fest produced in partnership with the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum in Cleveland. CMJ Access is an integrated marketing agency specializing in providing its clients unparalleled access to the college and young adult demographic and emerging music world. Log on to for more information about all of CMJ's products and services.

SOURCE: Ticketmaster

CONTACT: Bonnie Poindexter of Ticketmaster, +1-310-360-2321; or Robert
K. Haber of CMJ, +1-917-606-1908, ext. 300

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