Rolling Stones delivered via phone

July 28, 2006

Can't get enough of the Rolling Stones? Now fans of the legendary rock group will have access to the band's remaining European concerts via their phone.

The band will use new technology called Listen live Now! for its "A Bigger Bang" tour, which will be a first for any live concert to be fee-cast over any and all telephone lines.

According to the Los Angeles-based company Listen Live Now!, the live fee-cast will begin Friday at the Rolling Stones' Paris show and continue through the band's Sept. 3 concert in Horsens, Denmark. Fans can tune in from any phone and listen live for a fee of $1.99 per seven-minute feed direct from the soundboard. And up to 1 million fans can listen to a concert.

The company also said the customers will be able access the service's Web site, which will provide options of artists, venues, and time as well as dial number and instructions, said the release.

More information can be found at www.listenlivenow.com.

Copyright 2006 by United Press International

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