Green Bay Packers fans may find it more difficult to resell their football tickets if the city’s police department can convince local leaders to adopt stiffer anti-scalping legislation. In a move designed to crack down on the influx of counterfeit tickets on game days for one of the National... Read more
“TicketNews announces top ticket sellers rankings for the week ending July 05, 2008” VERNON, CT July 9, 2008 – Ticketmaster continued to dominate the overall ticket market last week, with a power score of 45.48. Last week, Live Nation dropped to fourth place, losing its second-place position for the... Read more
It’s hard to top the shining financial picture of Broadway two weeks ago; this past week didn’t quite measure up at $18,880,520 compared to $20,412,789. Like in previous years, the decline in sales this past week can be attributed to the Fourth of July weekend. According to Variety, this... Read more
“ Hits Ticket Prices Out of Ballpark for Baseball Fans” VERNON, CT (Marketwire) July 9, 2008 –, the leading source for the ticket industry’s most comprehensive inventory, today announced it is offering the lowest priced tickets to American and National League baseball games. Savvy consumers who compare prices... Read more
Her tour has not yet started, but when Madonna concludes her forthcoming Sticky & Sweet Tour, which kicks off August 23 in Cardiff, Wales, the tour could gross an estimated $250 million for the 55 shows, according to the tour’s promoter Live Nation. This tops her 2006 Confessions tour... Read more
Having “exhausted” all of its appeals, StubHub this month has begun updating the customer information it is providing the New England Patriots in the legal battle the two have waged for two years. StubHub President Chris Tsakalakis, in a recent email to ticket brokers, customers and others, explains that... Read more
Canadian post-grunge rockers Nickelback have become the fourth global superstar act signed to a lucrative deal with Live Nation Artists. Although Live Nation did not spell out the financials of the unified rights contract, Reuters is reporting it is worth between $50 million and $70 million. The quartet, from... Read more
New York Yankees ticket sales are still moving up the Top Combined Events chart at a brisk pace, with Jonas Brothers ticket sales following close behind on, according to exclusive top-selling event rankings compiled by TicketNews for the week ending July 6. Though Wicked tickets still hold the top... Read more
For any stadium, arena or theatre to have a fan conduct policy is nothing new. Fans must always remember to avoid using foul language or fighting with fellow fans, but those who buy tickets to see the Kansas City Chiefs at Arrowhead Stadium this season must also remember to... Read more
In a move it says will “provide an enhanced live event search and purchasing experience,” Ticketmaster is planning an overhaul of its website sometime in the next several weeks. Ticketmaster, the world’s largest ticket company according to TicketNews’s exclusive industry rankings, recently launched a sneak peek website that outlines... Read more