In the wake of the Hannah Montana ticket fiasco, fingers have been pointed in various directions as people look for answers. But, one company has emerged as the villain, Pittsburgh-based RMG Technologies, whose software gives ticket brokers the ability to quickly navigate the Ticketmaster website and snatch up blocks... Read more
After nearly disappearing from the charts, the Jonas Brothers jumped from twentieth place to sixth place in the Overall Top Events for the week of March 17 – March 23, 2008 according to TicketNews’ exclusive rankings. This leap came after several weeks of steady decline since Feb. 10, when... Read more
With a new album in the pipeline — their first studio album since the sessions with the late Freddie Mercury — Queen is heading back on the road for a four-month tour. The band will be joined once again by musician/singer/songwriter Paul Rodgers, who signed on with the band... Read more
Celebrity Access, a leading provider of news and information to the live performance industry, will be the media sponsor for Ticket Summit 2008, the third annual secondary ticket industry conference scheduled for July 23-25 at the Venetian Resort Hotel Casino in Las Vegas. In addition, industry heavyweight Eric Baker,... Read more
Several onsales for Jimmy Buffett and the Coral Reefers’ “The Year of Still Here” Tour have not only pleased parrotheads nationwide, but have also shot the performer into the third place position on the top events list for the week of March 3 – March 9, 2008. Wicked and... Read more
Spring is in sight as sure as the time change over the weekend, and it seems only fitting that the fiscal temperature on Broadway begins to thaw with the warming weather. The total Broadway box office receipts for this past week ending March 9, excluding Young Frankenstein which is... Read more
Many people dream of mingling with the stars at the annual Oscar Awards ceremony in Hollywood, but at what price? Now, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is suing two ticket brokers for trying to make those dreams come true for people who could pay as much... Read more
Players for the Boston Red Sox have reached an agreement with Major League Baseball to continue with their trip to Japan to play two games against the Oakland A’s after a dispute earlier today over compensation to coaches and club house staff for the trip. According to the Boston... Read more
Plus signs are popping up like daffodils over much of Broadway; at the top of the list in ticket sales for the week ending March 16 were Wicked, The Lion King, Jersey Boys, The Little Mermaid and Mary Poppins in that order. The total in box office sales this... Read more
The on-again-off-again Van Halen tour is back on with 20 rescheduled shows beginning April 19 at Tiger Woods’ charity event in Las Vegas, NV. The tour goes through June 2 in Grand Rapids, MI. Late last month, the band began postponing shows for what the press speculated could have... Read more