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INITIAL SCHEDULE OF CONCERTS AND SPECIAL EVENTS ANNOUNCED FOR Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE

Aug 14, 2007
<h1>Calendar Highlighted by a Popular Mix of Genres and Performers: Video Games Live, CMT: Sugarland, Anita Baker, and Enrique Iglesias</h1> <p>On the heels of a successful first ticket on-sale for the new Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE, six concerts starring the Eagles and Dixie Chicks presented by Wachovia, a listing of the next six on-sale dates for the world-class downtown Los Angeles concert venue has been announced. </p> <p>On Friday, August 17th at 10:00 AM, fans can buy tickets to Video Games Live, a specially produced concert featuring a full concert orchestra performing music from the most popular video games of all time via all Ticketmaster outlets and charge-by-phone network and online at www.ticketmaster.com.</p> <p>Beginning Monday, August 20th at 10:00 AM, fans can buy tickets for upcoming concerts CMT ON TOUR 2007: Sugarland Change for Change featuring Little Big Town and Jake Owen on October 28, 2007 and Anita Baker on November 3, 2007. Tickets can be purchased via all Ticketmaster outlets and charge-by-phone network and online at <a href=&#34;http://www.ticketmaster.com&#34; target=&#34;_blank&#34;>www.ticketmaster.com</a>.</p> <p>On Friday, August 24th at 10:00 AM, concertgoers can purchase tickets to the much anticipated and Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE's inaugural Latin crossover artist Enrique Iglesias in concert on December 7, 2007. Tickets can be purchased via all Ticketmaster outlets and charge-by-phone network and online at <a href=&#34;http://www.ticketmaster.com&#34; target=&#34;_blank&#34;>www.ticketmaster.com</a>.</p> <p>Also currently on-sale are tickets to the So You Think You Can Dance national touring show, available via all Ticketmaster outlets and charge-by-phone network and online at <a href=&#34;http://www.ticketmaster.com&#34; target=&#34;_blank&#34;>www.ticketmaster.com</a>.</p> <p>&#34;From day one, Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE will not only be known for the state-of-the-art acoustics, technology and tremendous array of amenities for our guests, but the remarkable mix of the most popular artists, shows and special events that this venue will host,&#34; said Lee Zeidman, General Manager, Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE and STAPLES Center. &#34;These next six shows are only the beginning of a very busy schedule that will highlight the most diverse collection of genres, ethnic performers, family shows as well as one of a kind award shows and 'once in a lifetime' events.&#34;</p> <p>&#34;Nokia is thrilled to help open the doors of this spectacular new live music venue in Los Angeles,&#34; said Craig Coffey, vice president, marketing, Nokia North America. &#34;Nokia recognizes the universal power of music and the role it plays in our lives. Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE gives us the unique opportunity to make that emotional connection with visitors and entertainers from all walks of life.&#34;</p> <p>Anita Baker is an eight-time Grammy Award-winning, multi-Platinum rhythm and blues and soul singer and songwriter, renowned for her soaring alto vocal range, and will be sure to delight fans in her inagural appearance at the new downtown Los Angeles venue.</p> <p>Sugarland will perform live as part of the CMT ON TOUR 2007: Change for Change along with Little Big Town and Jake Owen. Sugarland is an American country music duo composed of two Atlanta, Georgia singer-songwriters, lead singer Jennifer Nettles and Kristian Bush. They have quickly made a name for themselves as one of the hottest country acts on the road, and are currently on tour with country superstar Kenny Chesney.</p> <p>Enrique Iglesias has had five Billboard Chart #1 singles in English and holds the record for most Spanish singles, with a staggering seventeen #1 singles on Billboard's Hot Latin Tracks. He has sold more than forty million albums worldwide, making him one of the best selling Latin artists in the world and earning him a Grammy Award. In 2003, Iglesias was also awarded with a Latin Grammy. </p> <h1>NEWLY ANNOUNCED SHOWS AT Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE</h1> <table width=&#34;100%&#34; border=&#34;0&#34; cellpadding=&#34;3&#34; cellspacing=&#34;0&#34;> <tr> <th>Performer</th> <th>Date (appearing)</th> <th>Ticket Availability (on-sale)</th> </tr> <tr> <td>The Eagles & Dixie Chicks</td> <td>October 18, 20, 21, 24, 26, 27</td> <td>Currently on-sale</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Video Games Live</td> <td>October 19th</td> <td>August 17, 10:00 A.M.</td> </tr> <tr> <td>CMT ON TOUR 2007:Sugarland &#34;Change for Change&#34;featuring Little Big Town and Jake Owen</td> <td>October 28th</td> <td>August 20, 10:00 A.M.</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Anita Baker</td> <td>November 3rd</td> <td>August 20, 10:00 A.M.</td> </tr> <tr> <td>So You Think You Can Dance</td> <td>November 21st</td> <td>Currently on-sale</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Enrique Iglesias</td> <td>December 7th</td> <td>August 24, 10:00 A.M.</td> </tr> </table> <h1>About Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE</h1> <p>Destined to become the preferred indoor venue for performers and fans alike, Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE is world-class 7,100-seat venue for live performances located in downtown Los Angeles within the new L.A. LIVE sports, residential and entertainment district. Offering guests mid-sized intimacy, with no seat further from the stage than 210 feet, exceptional comfort and amenities never before included in similar theatres, Nokia Theatre L. A. LIVE will host over 120 music, family, dance and comedy acts, award shows, televised productions, conventions and product launches annually.</p> <p>In the center of the entertainment capital of the world, Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE will be the heart and soul of the 4 million square foot L.A. LIVE sports, residential and entertainment district. Across the street from STAPLES Center, the world's busiest arena, and adjacent to the Los Angeles Convention Center L.A. LIVE will ultimately become the primary the &#34;content campus&#34; and event center for southern California where people seeking entertainment offerings intersect with the sports and entertainment industries at work in an energetic, unique, urban environment covering more than 6 city blocks. </p> <p>The 27-acre L.A. LIVE will also include a 54-story, 1001-room convention &#34;headquarters&#34; hotel (combining JW Marriott and The Ritz Carlton brands and 224 luxury condominiums - The Ritz Carlton Residences at L.A. LIVE), Club Nokia, a 2,200 capacity live music venue, a 14-screen Regal Cineplex, &#34;broadcast&#34; facilities for ESPN along with entertainment, restaurant and office space. </p> <p align=&#34;center&#34;># # #</p> <h1><strong>MEDIA CONTACTS</strong></h1> <blockquote> <p> <strong>Michael Roth</strong>, AEG/Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE 213-742-7155 <a href=&#34;mailto:[email protected]&#34;>[email protected]</a><br /> <strong>Cara Vanderhook</strong>, Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE 213-742-7273 <a href=&#34;mailto:[email protected]&#34;>[email protected]</a></p> </blockquote>