SOURCE: PKG Entertainment

March 02, 2006 11:17 ET

PKG Artist Violet Nine a Hit on

Attracts 1500 New Fans in First Week

DENVER, CO -- (MARKET WIRE) -- March 2, 2006 -- PKG Entertainment (OTC: PKGN) announced today that in a digital pre-positioning of the band's debut CD release, Violet Nine has garnered more than 1500 new fans in the first week on The uploading of three tracks from their soon-to-be released album, "Any Wonder," is providing the band with an average of 200 new fans daily.

"The three tracks, 'Yell It Out,' 'All That Glitters' and 'Images of Me,' are being very well received on MySpace," says Ben Consoli, lead singer of Violet Nine. "It was the best way to get our music beyond the boundaries of where we currently perform; it is a great avenue to getting the music presented to more potential fans around the world quickly," he concludes. (

According to John May, President of PKG and former National Marketing Director of jazz legend Herbie Mann's label, Kokopelli Records, "Creating an early informal digital presence for Violet Nine's premier release is a critical piece in positioning this band for success in the retail marketplace. Working diligently with Violet Nine's new manager, entertainment industry veteran, Jon Goldwater, we are developing a strategy to see that this band has the greatest opportunity for commercial viability."

PKG CEO, Sandy Krolick says, "Exceeding our initial expectations for Violet Nine, our focus now is on building whatever bridges are necessary to create the optimum conditions for reception of their music and for monetizing the commercial success of our band."

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