Arcade Fire – Business Drama or Viral Marketing?
Straight from the minute-to-minute life of social media, Canadian band Arcade Fire appears to either be in a fight with a contractor, or (more likely) making a run at some viral marketing for its upcoming album and North American tour dates. Arcade Fire is currently playing dates in Europe, but... Read more
Market Heat Report: El Classic Comes to Miami, but Boxing Still Reigns
The famed “El Classico” rivalry between Barcelona FC and Real Madrid has a date in Miami, and that soccer contest is one of the hottest tickets out there, coming in at No. 4 in the TicketNetwork rankings from June 21st. Boxing showdowns in Las Vegas between Conor McGregor and... Read more
Tickets On Sale: Thursday, June 22, 2017
At long last, tickets are on sale today for the much-hyped showdown between Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin in Las Vegas this September. Other highlights for Thursday’s tickets on sale include several dates for Alison Krauss and David Gray, Boyz II Men and En Vogue, Future Islands, LCD Soundsystem,... Read more
Market Heat Report: Solid Early Returns for CMA Fest 2018
With tickets going on sale while the 2017 CMA Fest was fresh in concertgoers minds, the 2018 edition has picked right up, landing in the No. 4 spot in the TicketNetwork marketplace for Tuesday, June 20. Boxing’s dueling Las Vegas headliners – Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather Jr. on... Read more
Tickets On Sale – Wednesday June 21, 2017
It’s the longest day of the year, but there’s plenty of action in the ticket market, headlined by EDM star Zedd’s new tour going on presale. Other presales for the day include dates from Lorde and Kesha, Mumford & Sons and Queens of the Stone Age, Rodney Carrington, The... Read more
Rapid Sellout Points to Speculative McCartney, Syracuse Fans Rather Than Brokers
It’s a familiar story to anyone following the ticket industry. Popular act books show. Fans get super excited to see that show. Tickets go on sale – and lots of fans don’t get tickets. Chorus of anger rises, with blame going towards the secondary market. In this most recent... Read more
Concerts Live in Virtual Reality? Yea or Nay?
With the increasing capabilities of Virtual Reality headsets, it was only a matter of time before concerts were added to the lineup. Live Nation is teaming up with Next VR to give access to fans who can’t make it to the show – in essence “removing the fourth wall”... Read more
Market Heat Report – Baseball, Boxing, and Tonight’s U2/Lumineers Gig
In what will likely be a familiar sight for much of the summer, Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather Jr’s August showdown in Las Vegas is once again atop the TicketNetwork sales numbers for Monday, June 19th, but much of the rest of the Top 10 is dominated by summer’s... Read more
Tickets On Sale – Tuesday, June 20, 2017
Big runs from New Zealand singer Lorde and Palm Desert rockers Queens of the Stone Age headline the presale action for this June Tuesday, as both have tours coming up later this year with fans getting their first chance to scoop seats for today. Other highlights on sale include... Read more
Market Heat Report – Baseball-Heavy Father’s Day Action
It was Father’s Day on Sunday, so it’s only fitting that baseball held several of the top spots in the daily Top 10 events from TicketNetwork. While the Las Vegas superfight between Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather continued to hole down No. 1, America’s pastime came in strong at No.... Read more