Ticket News Announces Top Ticket Sellers for Week Ending October 10, 2009
PRESS RELEASE: “Ticket News Announces Top Ticket Sellers for Week Ending October 10, 2009” October 15, 2009 (Vernon, CT) – In a bid to pay off debt and further align itself with live music venues, Live Nation is reportedly close to finalizing a major deal to sell several theaters... Read more
Ticket News Announces Top Ticket Sellers for Week Ending September 26, 2009
PRESS RELEASE: “Ticket News Announces Top Ticket Sellers for Week Ending September 26, 2009” October 1, 2009 (Vernon, CT) – As the proposed Ticketmaster/Live Nation merger continues to face scrutiny from the nation’s lawmakers, a vocal opponent of the proposed partnership has surfaced in Washington, DC. Dante Ferrando, owner... Read more
Ticket News Announces Top Ticket Sellers for Week Ending September 19, 2009
PRESS RELEASE: “Ticket News Announces Top Ticket Sellers for Week Ending September 19, 2009” September 24, 2009 (Vernon, CT) – In a move to further strengthen the company’s Nashville music connections, Front Line Management, the Ticketmaster subsidiary created by CEO Irving Azoff, recently bought an undisclosed stake in DS... Read more
Ticket News Announces Top Ticket Sellers for Week Ending September 5, 2009
PRESS RELEASE: “Ticket News Announces Top Ticket Sellers for Week Ending September 5, 2009” September 10, 2009 (Vernon, CT) – During a Bank of America Merrill Lynch Media, Communications and Entertainment conference, Ticketmaster and Live Nation said they plan to aggressively move into dynamic pricing and paperless ticketing initiatives... Read more
Ticket News Announces Top Ticket Sellers for Week Ending August 29, 2009
PRESS RELEASE: “Ticket News Announces Top Ticket Sellers for Week Ending August 29, 2009” September 3, 2009 (Vernon, CT) – Under the codename “Project Showtime,” Ticketmaster CEO Irving Azoff reportedly tried to drive potential merger partner Live Nation out of the ticketing business by aggressively courting several major secondary... Read more
Ticket News Announces Top Ticket Sellers for Week Ending August 22, 2009
PRESS RELEASE: “Ticket News Announces Top Ticket Sellers for Week Ending August 22, 2009” August 26, 2009 (Vernon, CT) – In what appears to be a large-scale action against dozens of ticket brokers all at once, Ticketmaster has begun to systematically block access to its Web site for hours... Read more
Ticket News Announces Top Ticket Sellers for Week Ending August 15, 2009
“Ticket News Announces Top Ticket Sellers for Week Ending August 15, 2009” August 19, 2009 (Vernon, CT) – Faced with a decline in overall ticket sales and expenses relating to its proposed merger with Live Nation, Ticketmaster reported a seventy percent drop in net income for the quarter ended... Read more
Ticket News Announces Top Ticket Sellers for Week Ending August 8, 2009
“Ticket News Announces Top Ticket Sellers for Week Ending August 8, 2009” August 12, 2009 (Vernon, CT) – The third ranked overall seller Live Nation is facing another lawsuit, this time from Philadelphia festival promoter Popped!. According to TicketNews, Popped! CEO/President Alexis Rosenzweig alleges that Live Nation broke a... Read more
Ticket News Announces Top Ticket Sellers for Week Ending August 1, 2009
“Ticket News Announces Top Ticket Sellers for Week Ending August 1, 2009” August 5, 2009 (Vernon, CT) – The Board of Directors of media giant Cablevision has approved a plan to spin off Madison Square Garden (MSG), Radio City Music Hall and other assets from its cable television empire,... Read more
Ticket News Announces Top Ticket Sellers for Week Ending July 25, 2009
“Ticket News Announces Top Ticket Sellers for Week Ending July 25, 2009” July 29, 2009 (Vernon, CT) – The efforts of U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ) who is against the proposed merger of Ticketmaster and Live Nation, has yielded signatures from 49 fellow members of the House of... Read more