TicketNews Media & Press Coverage

While TicketNews primarily covers the live events and ticketing industry here on our home website, our staff have regularly served as sources for other journalists and storytellers – both on the record and off-record on background for some of the trickier stories.

Here are a handful of examples of TicketNews being discussed on other platforms or directly quoted:

Tips on Buying Tickets The Next Time Your Favorite Singer is in Town – New York Times

Dave Clark spoke with the New York Times for a report in 2023 on the use of price floors at a concert held by Bruce Springsteen – meaning the “official” box office was charging an artificially high ticket price compared to available tickets on resale marketplaces. (TicketNews story on the matter here: https://www.ticketnews.com/2023/02/tanking-tulsa-date-shows-springsteen-using-floor-pricing-on-tour/

Everything about Buying Hamilton Tickets in Rochester

Former TicketNews editor Sean Burns spoke with the Democrat & Chronicle newspaper in New York regarding Lin Manuel Miranda’s blockbuster musical and its touring arrival in the city.

The Wild West of Ticket Sales and Scams – NPR

Sean Burns joined a roundtable discussion on the ticket sales ecosystem, with a focus on how consumers can navigate the complicated search process and avoid getting scammed while shopping for tickets.

Will Ticket Scalpers Meet the Same Fate as Spinal Tap Drummer? The Sale and Resale of Concert Tickets

TicketNews content was featured in Gregory M. Stein’s published article in the Pepperdine Law Review

Identified, Tracked, and Profiled –  The Politics of Resisting Facial Recognition Technology

TicketNews content featured in Prof. Peter Dauvergne’s paper on the growth of facial recognition technology, and the resistance by some notable groups for its wider use in access applications, including live events.

Music Biz Headlines, April 3, 2020 – Billboard

A report by Olivia Perrault was highlighted in the initial frenzy of shutdowns following the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic in 2020.