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Financing Options for Ticket Brokers

By Dave Young, Manager of Ticket Financing, RCN Capital

Cash and cash flow are critical elements to any successful business to include the business of purchasing tickets to sell them across distribution networks for a profit. Ticket Brokers use a variety of tools and methods to finance operations to include self-funding, credit cards, lines of credit, and outside investors.

Contender.com Launches “Fee-Free” Ticket Marketplace

By Elizabeth Milton, TicketNews

Los Angeles-based Contender.com, a new online fan-to-fan ticket marketplace, has launched, with the purpose of helping buyers and sellers find an honest way to buy and sell tickets. The start-up has created a unique way for ticket buyers and sellers to negotiate ticket prices without the worry of hidden or tacked-on fees.

Why did God invent ticket brokers?

By Darnell Goldson

Recently an article on ticket scalping appeared in The Bulletin, a newspaper in Oregon that was not particularly remarkable in any way, but did highlight through its predictable reporting the lack of understanding, and sometimes pure deficient journalism on this subject.

Garth Brooks Teams Up with World’s Biggest Scalper – To Stop Ticket Scalping

By Darnell Goldson

Not too many years ago Top Class Actions and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) reported that Ticketmaste

Who’s Really Scalping Ticket Buyers

By Rachel Fogg, TicketNews

When concerts are sold out minutes after going on sale, primary ticket sellers like Ticketmaster and artists themselves have been quick to point the finger at the secondary ticket market for buying the best tickets and pricing them above face value.

Kacey Musgraves to Tour this Fall

By Elizabeth Milton, TicketNews

Country sweetheart Kacey Musgraves has announced that she will hit the road in the fall on her first headlining tour. The Same Tour Different Trailer outing will kick off in Tulsa, Oklahoma on Sept. 25 and will run through mid-October.

Folk-country rockers John and Jacob will join Musgraves on the 10-stop tour, which will wrap up in Savannah, Georgia on October 19.

Jason Derulo Announces First U.S. Headlining Tour

By Elizabeth Milton, TicketNews

Hip-hop star Jason Derulo will “wiggle” his way across the US on his first headlining tour this fall.

According to Billboard, the Talk Dirty Tour will span 13 dates in October and November, kicking off on Oct. 15 in Royal Oak, Mich.

O.A.R. Announces Fall Tour

By Rachel Fogg, TicketNews

Rock band O.A.R. has announced several shows for this fall, a series called The Rockville LP Tour. The tour is set to begin November 14 and ranges through November 29.

Israel Concerts Postponed in Midst of Conflict

By Rachel Fogg, TicketNews

Singer Cee Lo Green had planned to make his first trip to Israel to perform in Jerusalem August 19, however this show has now been called off. Israeli show promoter Carmi D.

Dave Brooks Launches Print and Online Media Project Amplify this Fall

By Elizabeth Milton, TicketNews

Dave Brooks, long-time journalist and live entertainment industry writer, is launching Amplify, a new media project covering the live entertainment industry.



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