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
“TicketNews announces top ticket sellers rankings for the week ending June 28, 2008” VERNON, CT July 2, 2008 – LiveNation’s contract with Ticketmaster will end this year; already, Live Nation has demonstrated its ability to succeed without Ticketmaster. Last week, LiveNation maintained its position in second place for the... Read more
“Country Music Fans Opt for TicketNetwork.com for Low Priced Tickets to Popular Concerts” VERNON, CT– (Marketwire) July 2, 2008 — TicketNetwork.com, the leading source for the ticket industry’s most comprehensive inventory, today announced it is offering the lowest prices for tickets to the summer’s hottest country music concerts. “Country... Read more
Broadway maintained its summer heat this past week, with total box office receipts of $20,412,789, a tad less than last week’s $20,962,855. Both weeks outshined the same week last year of just $19,662,121, even with Young Frankenstein at the Hilton not reporting their numbers. Best performance in dollar figures... Read more
“Tickets.com Expands Its Arena Client List With the BOK Center in Tulsa” COSTA MESA, Calif. (PRNewswire) July 2, 2008 — Tickets.com, a leading worldwide provider of integrated ticketing solutions, has signed an exclusive, multi-year ticketing services agreement with the BOK Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The arena, which is owned... Read more
Following the leads of Madonna and Jay-Z, Latin superstar Shakira, currently one of the best-selling international artists in the world, is about to sign with the Artist division of Live Nation, according to Live Nation executives who have spoken to TicketNews. However, little else has been divulged. The New... Read more