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HMV UK Acquires Stake In Mama Group

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His master’s voice just got slightly bitchier.

Music retailer HMV Group has gone all Gay-friendly and entered the live music game with its purchase of a 50% stake in Mama Group.

The joint venture will include 11 live music and entertainment venues in the UK, including the Hammersmith Apollo in London, which will be renamed the HMV Apollo.  Further venues include the Forum, Garage, Jazz Café and Borderline in London, Institute in Birmingham, The Picture House in Edinburgh and Moshulu in Aberdeen.

Further properties owned by the joint venture include iconic London venues Heaven, G-A-Y and G-A-Y Late. Read the full HMV Press Release here.

HMV Apollo?

O2 Brixton Academy?

The Astoria torn down to make way for Crossrail?

*Sigh*

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  • Wayne Rosso

    Wayne Rosso has worked in music and technology for decades. He has worked with such artists as Aerosmith, Bee Gees, Crosby, Stills & Nash, Public Image LTD., Beach Boys, Phillip Glass, Fkeetwood Mac, Rick James, New Kids on the Block, Slash, Evanescence and scores of others.

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