TicketNews Top Events and Venues January 19, 2017
U2 Takes over the Charts and the Ringling Brothers Circus Tour Nabs a Top Spot  January 17, 2017 by Tammy Whaley   Taking over the top venue rakings and grabbing  three spots this week is legendary rock band U2 who recently announced a 30th anniversary tour, ‘The Joshua Tree’,... Read more
TicketNews Top Events and Venues January 11, 2017
Coachella Music Festival grabs a top spot in the rankings January 10, 2017 By Tammy Whaley   Held at the Empire Polo Club in Indio, California and spanned over two weekends in April, The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival landed in the No. 4 position this week. The... Read more
DTI Management Acquires 1Ticket
  January 5, 2017 by Jordan Bieber  Today, DTI Management, the leading distributor of live event tickets to the online resale marketplaces, has announced the acquisition of 1Ticket, a software and service provider focused on managing the delivery of PDF/digital tickets and associated metadata between its ticket broker clients,... Read more
Fake News Article Leads to Jay Leno Being “Scammed”

“So I just want to give her some tickets, maybe if she wants to bring some friends, I can give her a set of four…whatever I can do.”

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TicketNews Top Events and Venues December 28, 2016
Bruno Mars is Back on the Top of the Charts December 28, 2016 By Tammy Whaley   Pop Star Bruno Mars regained the No. 1 position this week with his 24K Magic World tour which kicks off T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on July 15 and wraps at the... Read more
TicketNews Top Events and Venues December 22, 2016
Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers Announce 40th Anniversary Tour December 21, 2016 By Tammy Whaley   Tom Petty is taking his Heartbreakers on the road with confirmed dates through July in celebration of 40 years of their hit music. The American Rock band was formed in 1979 in Florida... Read more
TicketNews Top Events and Venues December 14, 2016
Major tour announcements bring new listings to the event rankings December 14, 2016 By Tammy Whaley   Debuting on the rankings this week in the No. 2 position this week is Rock N’ Rock band Guns N’ Roses,  who recently announced their ‘Not In this Lifetime’ tour. The Grammy-Award... Read more
Part 2 – The Fleece (Conning Congress)
Question: What happens when you lie to Congress? Answer: Apparently you get your legislation approved. We recently wrote about the means by which business sometimes happens in Congress, and dissected the practice where star power and money intersect, leading to immense influence over the legislative process. Many of us... Read more
TicketNews Top Events and Venues December 8, 2016
Annual sports competitions help push new venues onto this week’s rankings December 8, 2016 By Tammy Whaley   New to the rankings this week and landing in the No. 2 position this week is the FedEx Forum located in in Memphis. The venue is home to the Memphis Grizzles... Read more
The Interlude – “Are robot scalpers ripping you off? Do we need government to stop it?”
The following TechDirt Op-Ed co-authored by Anne Hobson (R Street Institute), and Christopher Koopman (Project for the Study of American Capitalism) questions whether Congress is genuinely interested in benefiting fans.  “Responding to fan complaints about the paucity of tickets, de facto monopolist Live Nation Entertainment points to the scourge of “bots”... Read more