PRESS RELEASE: “StubHub to Present an Official SXSW Show With Stone Temple Pilots”
SAN FRANCISCO,CA (BUSINESS WIRE) February 25, 2010 – StubHub, the world’s largest ticket marketplace, will present an official SXSW show with Stone Temple Pilots, it was announced today. On Thursday, March 18th, the iconic rock group will take the stage at the Austin Music Hall as an official event of the SXSW Music Festival, marking StubHub’s inaugural presence at the prominent music festival.
“StubHub is proud to present Stone Temple Pilots at SXSW,” said Chuck La Vallee, Head of Music and Entertainment Business Development for StubHub. “As one of the seminal rock groups of all time, we know fans will be thrilled to see what’s sure to be one of the most talked about shows at the festival.”
A dominant force in rock music since their inception, Stone Temple Pilots’ impressive catalogue of music and electric stage shows has cemented their standing as one of the most successful rock groups of all time. In what is sure to be a highly coveted ticket, this appearance by Stone Temple Pilots will be the band’s first show of 2010 and also marks the kick off of their upcoming summer tour, in support of their forthcoming album. The show will be open to all SXSW badge and wristband holders on a first-come, first-serve basis on the evening of the event.
StubHub is the world’s largest ticket marketplace, enabling fans to buy and sell tickets to tens of thousands of sports, concert, theater and other live entertainment events. StubHub reinvented the ticket resale market in 2000 and continues to lead it through innovation. The company’s unique online marketplace, dedicated solely to tickets, provides all fans the choice to buy or sell their tickets in a safe, convenient, and highly reliable environment. All transactions are processed and delivered by StubHub and backed by the company’s FanProtect Guarantee(TM). Company partners include the New York Yankees, Chicago Bears and the University of Southern California along with nearly 60 teams in the NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL and NCAA, complemented with music artists like Madonna and media companies such as ESPN and AOL.
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