The wholesome country girl image of Disney star Miley Cyrus has taken a hit following the fallout from racy pictures of the “Hannah Montana” star set to be published in May in Vanity Fair magazine. The wildly popular teen star, who’s concert tour last year caused a lot of... Read more
“UK TECHNOLOGY REVOLUTIONISES EASTERN EUROPE LIVE EVENTS” Edinburgh, Scotland (Mobiqa) April 29, 2008 — UK-based technology company, Mobiqa and Eastern Europe’s foremost ticketing agency Ticketportal, have secured a deal that is to revolutionise the gig-going experience for many live events scheduled in the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary and Poland.... Read more
“UFC Joins Forces with StubHub and RazorGator” Las Vegas, NV (UFC) April 28, 2008 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship® (UFC®) organization today announced a new relationship with two ticket industry heavyweights StubHub and PrimeSport (a RazorGator Company) to become the official ticketing and hospitality partners of the UFC. The... Read more
When it comes to marketing and increasing revenue, few can match what the Boston Red Sox have been able to accomplish in only a few short years. Since the team was purchased by a group led by principal owner John Henry, the Red Sox have won two World Series... Read more
The UK secondary ticket market, the subject of a government inquiry, is steadily growing and recently received a spot of welcomed news with word that national officials will leave the industry alone in favor of the market policing itself. For viagogo, the UK-based secondary ticket company founded by StubHub... Read more
“Live Nation announces summer concert slate” LOS ANGELES, CA (Live Nation) April 24, 2008 – Live Nation, the world’s largest live music company, announced today a preliminary slate of summer tours and performances by some of the world’s greatest artists. “This summer we are staging concerts in more than... Read more
“StubHub Spotlight Artist Program Offers Increased Visibility for Today’s Touring Musical Acts” SAN FRANCISCO, CA (MARKET WIRE) April 24, 2008 – StubHub, the world’s largest ticket marketplace, is proud to announce the launch of the 2008 StubHub Spotlight Artist Program, currently featuring Universal recording artist Colbie Caillat and soon... Read more
The National Association of Ticket Brokers (NATB), in the form of a strongly worded letter from its lead counsel Gary Adler, is asking Ticketmaster and TicketsNow to fully describe the relationship between the two, their business practices and motives, and their relationship to the secondary ticket market. The unprecedented... Read more
Broadway ticket sales for the week ending April 20, 2008 held steady with a take of $18,791,333, a slight increase over the previous week’s tally of $18,543,795. While this is good news for in the short term, the amount is still below the same period from last season, however,... Read more
Less than a year ago, Missouri legalized ticket resale, but the legislation was passed prior to the Hannah Montana crisis. So, in light of the public outcry surrounding the inability for parents and teens to get tickets to the hottest concert in the country, Missouri state legislator Roy Salva... Read more