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MAMA & Company is a live music and lifestyle entertainment company which was founded in 2005 and owns and operates a number of live music venues and festivals in the United Kingdom. The company owns six London
London
venues and three regional venues: Hoxton Square Bar and Kitchen, The Forum in Kentish Town, The Garage in Islington, The Institute in Birmingham, The Ritz in Manchester and The Arts Club in Liverpool. The venues range in capacities from 300 to 2,300. In addition, MAMA operates festivals and events which include Lovebox (London),[2] Wilderness (Oxfordshire), The Great Escape (Brighton), Somersault (North Devon), GlobalGathering (Stratford-upon-Avon), Godskitchen
Godskitchen
and Future Gods events. History[edit] On 11 June 2007, the company purchased the Hammersmith Apollo[3] and The Forum.[4] The same year, MAMA Group acquired Mean Fiddler Holdings Limited[5] the company which owned The Jazz Café, The Garage, The Borderline and held a majority share in G-A-Y. On 6 March 2008, the group acquired The Picture House, Edinburgh from Luminar Liquid Limited, a subsidiary of Luminar Group
Luminar Group
Holdings plc.[6] On 1 April 2008 MAMA acquired The Institute, Birmingham and on 13 June 2008, they acquired a majority share in Global Gathering
Global Gathering
Group Limited (formerly Angel Music Group Limited),[7] the company which owns GlobalGathering, Godskitchen
Godskitchen
and Future Gods brands. MAMA acquired 100% of Global Gathering
Global Gathering
Group Limited in 2011. On 22 September 2008, MAMA Group acquired Heaven (London) Limited, the company which owns the leasehold of the Heaven Nightclub.[8] On 15 January 2009, HMV Group
HMV Group
purchased a 50 percent stake in MAMA Group. The new company, Mean Fiddler Group Limited, operated 11 venues across the United Kingdom, including the Hammersmith Apollo, The Forum in Kentish Town, The Garage, Jazz Café, The Edinburgh Picture House, Digbeth Institute
Digbeth Institute
in Birmingham, Heaven, G-A-Y Bar, G-A-Y Late, The Borderline and Aberdeen’s Moshulu.[9][10] In January 2010 HMV bought the whole of the MAMA Group in a deal worth £46m.[11] HMV sold the Hammersmith Apollo
Hammersmith Apollo
to AEG Live and Eventim UK
Eventim UK
in May 2012 for £32 million.[12] It sold the remainder of MAMA & Company to management backed by Lloyds Development Capital
Lloyds Development Capital
in December 2012 for £7.3 million, which also included the company's 50% stake in Mean Fiddler Group (excluding Heaven and the G-A-Y businesses).[13] MAMA acquired East Village Arts Club (formerly The Masque), Liverpool on 5 February 2013[14] and Hoxton Square Bar and Kitchen on 13 March 2013.[15] In 2015, MAMA was acquired by LN-Gaity, a joint venuture of Live Nation UK and the parent company of MCD Productions.[16] According to the reports three MAMA venues, the Ritz in Manchester, the Forum in Kentish Town
Kentish Town
and the Institute in Birmingham, would be rebranded by Live Nation as the O2 Ritz Manchester, O2 Forum Kentish town and O2 Institute Birmingham.[17] References[edit]

^ a b "About Us". MAMA & Company. Retrieved 29 January 2013.  ^ "MAMA acquires 100% of Lovebox". Music Week. Retrieved 4 April 2013.  ^ "Announcements: MAMA Group Plc announces purchase of the Hammersmith Apollo". MAMA Group PLC. Retrieved 21 January 2009.  ^ "Mama Group acquire the Forum". Music Week. Retrieved 4 April 2013.  ^ Bowers, Simon (14 August 2007). "The Mean Fiddler comes to Mama". London: The Guardian. Retrieved 4 April 2013.  ^ "Announcements: MAMA Group announce acquisition of Edinburgh venue". MAMA Group PLC. Retrieved 21 January 2009.  ^ "Announcements: MAMA Group announce completion of acquisition of Angel Music Group Limited". MAMA Group PLC. Retrieved 21 January 2009.  ^ "Announcements: Mama Group announce Acquisition of Heaven (London) Limited". MAMA Group PLC. Retrieved 21 January 2009.  ^ Leroux, Marcus (15 January 2008). " HMV Group
HMV Group
plugs into live music market". London: The Times. Retrieved 21 January 2009.  ^ "Announcements: MAMA Group announces joint venture with HMV in the live venue market". MAMA Group PLC. Retrieved 21 January 2009.  ^ "HMV buys MAMA Group in live music takeover deal". BBC news online. 23 December 2009. Retrieved 4 April 2013.  ^ " Hammersmith Apollo
Hammersmith Apollo
in London
London
sold by HMV to Stage C". BBC News Online. 31 May 2012. Retrieved 8 October 2012.  ^ Anne-Sylvaine Chassany (3 December 2012). "HMV sells Mama Group music arm to LDC". Financial Times. Retrieved 22 January 2013.  ^ "Liverpool venue The Masque to join MAMA Group". Music Week. Retrieved 4 April 2013.  ^ "Mama buys Hoxton Bar & Kitchen for £1.9m". 2013-03-19. Retrieved 2017-03-20.  ^ "Live Nation acquires UK's MAMA through Gaiety Investments JV - Music Business Worldwide". Music Business Worldwide. 2015-08-05. Retrieved 2017-03-20.  ^ "Live Nation re-brands 3 ex-MAMA venues as 'O2' in the UK - Music Business Worldwide". Music Business Worldwide. 2015-10-12. Retrieved 2017-11-08. 

External links[edit]

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Subsidiaries

Academy Music Group (51%) BigChampagne DF Concerts
Concerts
(part owner) Festival Republic
Festival Republic
(majority owner) Gods of Metal Hard Events MAMA & Company (joint venture)

Festivals

Big Guava BluesFest London Bospop Budweiser Made in America Calling Festival City Break Copenhell Creamfields Creamfields
Creamfields
Australia Dcode Digital Dreams Discovery Download Faster Horses FortaRock I Love Techno Impact-fest Jamboree in the Hills KISW
KISW
Pain in the Grass (partnership) Loud Park Lowlands Magic Summer Live Main Square Festival
Main Square Festival
(75%) MixTape Music Midtown North Sea Jazz Paradiso (partnership) The Peach Music Festival Pinkpop Festival Pitch Popaganda Pukkelpop PunkSpring Rock the Beach Rock Werchter Sasquatch! (partnership) Springroove Squamish (50%) Stockholm Music & Arts Summer Sonic Voodoo Watershed Way Out West WYCD
WYCD
Downtown Hoedown (partnership) De Wereld Draait Buiten Where the Wild Things Are

House of Blues clubs and theatres (owned venues in bold)

Revention Music Center Bogart's Cobb's Comedy Club Comerica Theatre Gramercy Theatre Irving Plaza The Louisville Palace NYCB Theatre at Westbury Toyota Presents Oakdale Theatre Old National Centre Punch Line San Francisco Punch Line Sacramento Saint Andrew's Hall, Detroit The Fillmore
The Fillmore
Charlotte The Fillmore
The Fillmore
Detroit The Fillmore
The Fillmore
Miami Beach The Fillmore
The Fillmore
Silver Spring Fox Performing Arts Center Riverside Municipal Auditorium The Tabernacle Wellmont Theatre Theatre of Living Arts Tower Theater Warner Theatre

Other venues (owned venues in bold)

PNC Bank Arts Center Jones Beach Theater Paramount Theatre (booking only) Union County Performing Arts Center (booking only) Glen Helen Amphitheater Irvine Meadows Amphitheatre Gibson Amphitheatre Hollywood Palladium Wiltern Theatre Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre (Tinley Park, Illinois) Huntington Bank Pavilion Bottom Lounge
Bottom Lounge
(booking) BB&T Pavilion Festival Pier River Stage at Great Plaza Boyd Theatre Starplex Pavilion Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center
Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center
(booking only) Palladium Ballroom (booking only) Shoreline Amphitheatre Concord Pavilion The Fillmore SF Masonic Auditorium Xfinity Center Blue Hills Bank Pavilion Orpheum Theatre Paradise Rock Club Brighton Music Hall Jiffy Lube Live Lakewood Amphitheatre Chastain Park
Chastain Park
Amphitheatre Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
(booking only) White River Amphitheatre Ak-Chin Pavilion MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre Klipsch Amphitheatre at Bayfront Park Revolution Live (booking only) Fillmore Auditorium Blossom Music Center Jacobs Pavilion
Jacobs Pavilion
(booking only) Toyota Amphitheatre Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre (Maryland Heights, Missouri) The Pageant
The Pageant
(50%) KeyBank Pavilion Coastal Credit Union Music Park Red Hat Amphitheater
Red Hat Amphitheater
(booking only) PNC Music Pavilion Uptown Amphitheater at the NC Music Factory Ruoff Home Mortgage Music Center Farm Bureau Insurance Lawn at White River State Park
White River State Park
(booking only) Mattress Firm Amphitheatre SDSU Open Air Theatre (booking only) Viejas Arena
Viejas Arena
(booking only) Xfinity Theatre Rentschler Field (booking only) Mohegan Sun Arena
Mohegan Sun Arena
(booking only) Starlight Theatre (booking only) Alpine Valley Music Theatre Riverbend Music Center (booking only) PNC Pavilion Coral Sky Amphitheatre Oak Mountain Amphitheatre Hersheypark Stadium
Hersheypark Stadium
(booking only) Sands Bethlehem Event Center (booking only) Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater Austin360 Amphitheater Isleta Amphitheater Sandia Casino Amphitheater (booking only) Darien Lake
Darien Lake
Performing Arts Center The Pavilion (Scranton, Pennsylvania) Saratoga Performing Arts Center The Gorge Amphitheatre Jamboree in the Hills Festival Site Budweiser Stage Rogers Arena
Rogers Arena
(booking only) Commodore Ballroom Nation London
London
Stadium O2 Apollo Manchester Sheffield Arena O2 Guildhall Southampton Cream AFAS Live Ziggo Dome Motorpoint Arena Cardiff 3Arena Bord Gáis Energy Theatre Pala Alpitour Torino Palavela Palais Nikaia
Palais Nikaia
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MAMA & Company is a live music and lifestyle entertainment company which was founded in 2005 and owns and operates a number of live music venues and festivals in the United Kingdom. The company owns six London
London
venues and three regional venues: Hoxton Square Bar and Kitchen, The Forum in Kentish Town, The Garage in Islington, The Institute in Birmingham, The Ritz in Manchester and The Arts Club in Liverpool. The venues range in capacities from 300 to 2,300. In addition, MAMA operates festivals and events which include Lovebox (London),[2] Wilderness (Oxfordshire), The Great Escape (Brighton), Somersault (North Devon), GlobalGathering (Stratford-upon-Avon), Godskitchen
Godskitchen
and Future Gods events. History[edit] On 11 June 2007, the company purchased the Hammersmith Apollo[3] and The Forum.[4] The same year, MAMA Group acquired Mean Fiddler Holdings Limited[5] the company which owned The Jazz Café, The Garage, The Borderline and held a majority share in G-A-Y. On 6 March 2008, the group acquired The Picture House, Edinburgh from Luminar Liquid Limited, a subsidiary of Luminar Group
Luminar Group
Holdings plc.[6] On 1 April 2008 MAMA acquired The Institute, Birmingham and on 13 June 2008, they acquired a majority share in Global Gathering
Global Gathering
Group Limited (formerly Angel Music Group Limited),[7] the company which owns GlobalGathering, Godskitchen
Godskitchen
and Future Gods brands. MAMA acquired 100% of Global Gathering
Global Gathering
Group Limited in 2011. On 22 September 2008, MAMA Group acquired Heaven (London) Limited, the company which owns the leasehold of the Heaven Nightclub.[8] On 15 January 2009, HMV Group
HMV Group
purchased a 50 percent stake in MAMA Group. The new company, Mean Fiddler Group Limited, operated 11 venues across the United Kingdom, including the Hammersmith Apollo, The Forum in Kentish Town, The Garage, Jazz Café, The Edinburgh Picture House, Digbeth Institute
Digbeth Institute
in Birmingham, Heaven, G-A-Y Bar, G-A-Y Late, The Borderline and Aberdeen’s Moshulu.[9][10] In January 2010 HMV bought the whole of the MAMA Group in a deal worth £46m.[11] HMV sold the Hammersmith Apollo
Hammersmith Apollo
to AEG Live and Eventim UK
Eventim UK
in May 2012 for £32 million.[12] It sold the remainder of MAMA & Company to management backed by Lloyds Development Capital
Lloyds Development Capital
in December 2012 for £7.3 million, which also included the company's 50% stake in Mean Fiddler Group (excluding Heaven and the G-A-Y businesses).[13] MAMA acquired East Village Arts Club (formerly The Masque), Liverpool on 5 February 2013[14] and Hoxton Square Bar and Kitchen on 13 March 2013.[15] In 2015, MAMA was acquired by LN-Gaity, a joint venuture of Live Nation UK and the parent company of MCD Productions.[16] According to the reports three MAMA venues, the Ritz in Manchester, the Forum in Kentish Town
Kentish Town
and the Institute in Birmingham, would be rebranded by Live Nation as the O2 Ritz Manchester, O2 Forum Kentish town and O2 Institute Birmingham.[17] References[edit]

^ a b "About Us". MAMA & Company. Retrieved 29 January 2013.  ^ "MAMA acquires 100% of Lovebox". Music Week. Retrieved 4 April 2013.  ^ "Announcements: MAMA Group Plc announces purchase of the Hammersmith Apollo". MAMA Group PLC. Retrieved 21 January 2009.  ^ "Mama Group acquire the Forum". Music Week. Retrieved 4 April 2013.  ^ Bowers, Simon (14 August 2007). "The Mean Fiddler comes to Mama". London: The Guardian. Retrieved 4 April 2013.  ^ "Announcements: MAMA Group announce acquisition of Edinburgh venue". MAMA Group PLC. Retrieved 21 January 2009.  ^ "Announcements: MAMA Group announce completion of acquisition of Angel Music Group Limited". MAMA Group PLC. Retrieved 21 January 2009.  ^ "Announcements: Mama Group announce Acquisition of Heaven (London) Limited". MAMA Group PLC. Retrieved 21 January 2009.  ^ Leroux, Marcus (15 January 2008). " HMV Group
HMV Group
plugs into live music market". London: The Times. Retrieved 21 January 2009.  ^ "Announcements: MAMA Group announces joint venture with HMV in the live venue market". MAMA Group PLC. Retrieved 21 January 2009.  ^ "HMV buys MAMA Group in live music takeover deal". BBC news online. 23 December 2009. Retrieved 4 April 2013.  ^ " Hammersmith Apollo
Hammersmith Apollo
in London
London
sold by HMV to Stage C". BBC News Online. 31 May 2012. Retrieved 8 October 2012.  ^ Anne-Sylvaine Chassany (3 December 2012). "HMV sells Mama Group music arm to LDC". Financial Times. Retrieved 22 January 2013.  ^ "Liverpool venue The Masque to join MAMA Group". Music Week. Retrieved 4 April 2013.  ^ "Mama buys Hoxton Bar & Kitchen for £1.9m". 2013-03-19. Retrieved 2017-03-20.  ^ "Live Nation acquires UK's MAMA through Gaiety Investments JV - Music Business Worldwide". Music Business Worldwide. 2015-08-05. Retrieved 2017-03-20.  ^ "Live Nation re-brands 3 ex-MAMA venues as 'O2' in the UK - Music Business Worldwide". Music Business Worldwide. 2015-10-12. Retrieved 2017-11-08. 

External links[edit]

Official website

v t e

Live Nation Entertainment

Divisions

Live Nation Live Nation Network Ticketmaster Artist Nation

Subsidiaries

Academy Music Group (51%) BigChampagne DF Concerts
Concerts
(part owner) Festival Republic
Festival Republic
(majority owner) Gods of Metal Hard Events MAMA & Company (joint venture)

Festivals

Big Guava BluesFest London Bospop Budweiser Made in America Calling Festival City Break Copenhell Creamfields Creamfields
Creamfields
Australia Dcode Digital Dreams Discovery Download Faster Horses FortaRock I Love Techno Impact-fest Jamboree in the Hills KISW
KISW
Pain in the Grass (partnership) Loud Park Lowlands Magic Summer Live Main Square Festival
Main Square Festival
(75%) MixTape Music Midtown North Sea Jazz Paradiso (partnership) The Peach Music Festival Pinkpop Festival Pitch Popaganda Pukkelpop PunkSpring Rock the Beach Rock Werchter Sasquatch! (partnership) Springroove Squamish (50%) Stockholm Music & Arts Summer Sonic Voodoo Watershed Way Out West WYCD
WYCD
Downtown Hoedown (partnership) De Wereld Draait Buiten Where the Wild Things Are

House of Blues clubs and theatres (owned venues in bold)

Revention Music Center Bogart's Cobb's Comedy Club Comerica Theatre Gramercy Theatre Irving Plaza The Louisville Palace NYCB Theatre at Westbury Toyota Presents Oakdale Theatre Old National Centre Punch Line San Francisco Punch Line Sacramento Saint Andrew's Hall, Detroit The Fillmore
The Fillmore
Charlotte The Fillmore
The Fillmore
Detroit The Fillmore
The Fillmore
Miami Beach The Fillmore
The Fillmore
Silver Spring Fox Performing Arts Center Riverside Municipal Auditorium The Tabernacle Wellmont Theatre Theatre of Living Arts Tower Theater Warner Theatre

Other venues (owned venues in bold)

PNC Bank Arts Center Jones Beach Theater Paramount Theatre (booking only) Union County Performing Arts Center (booking only) Glen Helen Amphitheater Irvine Meadows Amphitheatre Gibson Amphitheatre Hollywood Palladium Wiltern Theatre Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre (Tinley Park, Illinois) Huntington Bank Pavilion Bottom Lounge
Bottom Lounge
(booking) BB&T Pavilion Festival Pier River Stage at Great Plaza Boyd Theatre Starplex Pavilion Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center
Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center
(booking only) Palladium Ballroom (booking only) Shoreline Amphitheatre Concord Pavilion The Fillmore SF Masonic Auditorium Xfinity Center Blue Hills Bank Pavilion Orpheum Theatre Paradise Rock Club Brighton Music Hall Jiffy Lube Live Lakewood Amphitheatre Chastain Park
Chastain Park
Amphitheatre Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
(booking only) White River Amphitheatre Ak-Chin Pavilion MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre Klipsch Amphitheatre at Bayfront Park Revolution Live (booking only) Fillmore Auditorium Blossom Music Center Jacobs Pavilion
Jacobs Pavilion
(booking only) Toyota Amphitheatre Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre (Maryland Heights, Missouri) The Pageant
The Pageant
(50%) KeyBank Pavilion Coastal Credit Union Music Park Red Hat Amphitheater
Red Hat Amphitheater
(booking only) PNC Music Pavilion Uptown Amphitheater at the NC Music Factory Ruoff Home Mortgage Music Center Farm Bureau Insurance Lawn at White River State Park
White River State Park
(booking only) Mattress Firm Amphitheatre SDSU Open Air Theatre (booking only) Viejas Arena
Viejas Arena
(booking only) Xfinity Theatre Rentschler Field (booking only) Mohegan Sun Arena
Mohegan Sun Arena
(booking only) Starlight Theatre (booking only) Alpine Valley Music Theatre Riverbend Music Center (booking only) PNC Pavilion Coral Sky Amphitheatre Oak Mountain Amphitheatre Hersheypark Stadium
Hersheypark Stadium
(booking only) Sands Bethlehem Event Center (booking only) Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater Austin360 Amphitheater Isleta Amphitheater Sandia Casino Amphitheater (booking only) Darien Lake
Darien Lake
Performing Arts Center The Pavilion (Scranton, Pennsylvania) Saratoga Performing Arts Center The Gorge Amphitheatre Jamboree in the Hills Festival Site Budweiser Stage Rogers Arena
Rogers Arena
(booking only) Commodore Ballroom Nation London
London
Stadium O2 Apollo Manchester Sheffield Arena O2 Guildhall Southampton Cream AFAS Live Ziggo Dome Motorpoint Arena Cardiff 3Arena Bord Gáis Energy Theatre Pala Alpitour Torino Palavela Palais Nikaia
Palais Nikaia
(50%) To

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