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Billy Joel to Receive Gershwin Prize Amidst New York City Concert Series

By Rachel Fogg, TicketNews

The Library of Congress has announced that it will be awarding Billy Joel its honorable Gershwin Prize for Popular Song. He will be joining an elite group of musicians who have won the award since its creation in 2007: Paul Simon, Stevie Wonder, Paul McCartney, the songwriting duo of Burch Bacharach and Hal David, and Carole King.

World Cup Fever Hits the Ticket Industry

By Brian Salant, SuperIngressos

It is Game one of the World Series between the Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees and all of America is yearning for a ticket to the game. Fans want to stand by their city – bask in the highs and lows, the glory of each home run and strikeout, and even the pain of a heartbreaking loss.

Don Omar, Nas to Headline Soulfrito Festival

By Judy Cantor-Navas, Billboard.com

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The Wanted Taking a Break Following Tour


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Lou Reed Was More Influential Than You Realized

By Jessica Prois, HuffingtonPost.com

Summary by Dayna Stein, TicketNews

New ticketing companies turn up heat on Ticketmaster in Toronto

By Ben Rayner, Pop Music Critic, thestar.com

Everyone knows that Ticketmaster has long been known as the Goliath of the primary ticketing industry, especially in the United States and Canada, but recent emerging companies such as TicketFly, TicketSwell, and Evenbrite have co

Strong Earnings for Live Nation in Concert Season

By Ben Sisario, New York Times.com

Summary by TicketNews Staff

Ticketbis Raises $4.5 Million in its Fourth Round of Funding

By Ticketbis Staff, ticketbis.com

PRESS RELEASE: Ticketbis Raises $4.5 Million In Its Fourth Round of Funding

July 31, 2013- Ticketbis.net, the platform where fans can buy or sell tickets for events in Europe and South America has announced the injection of a new round of funding of $4.5 million.

Dave Matthews Band heading to South Africa

By timeslive.co.za

Summary by Michael Mainelli, TicketNews:

George Jones: 1931 - 2013

By Mark Rozeman, Pastemagazine.com

Summary by Erica LaCentra, TicketNews Staff

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