“StubHub Partners With NBA Hall of Famer James Worthy to Offer Fans Unforgettable NBA Finals Experience” SAN FRANCISCO, CA (StubHub) June 10, 2008 – StubHub, the world’s largest ticket marketplace, announced a partnership with NBA Hall of Famer James Worthy and Worthy Partners for a fundraising campaign to benefit... Read more
Earlier today, thousands of New York Yankees fans, who are eagerly awaiting their All Star Game tickets, received a scare when an automated telephone “blast” notified them that their All Star tickets had not been paid for. The notifications prompted armies of irate fans who had paid for their... Read more
Boston Celtics ticket sales topped the charts for the week of June 2 – June 8, 2008, according to TicketNews’s exclusive rankings. As the Celtics topped the Los Angeles Lakers in Game 2 of the NBA Finals, they also rose three positions in the top events rankings to achieve... Read more
“ECOMMERCE VETERAN NOAH MAFFITT NAMED EVP/GM OF LIVENATION.COM” LOS ANGELES, CA (Live Nation) June 9, 2008 – Live Nation (NYSE: LYV), the world’s largest live music company, announced today that the company has appointed Noah Maffitt to the position of Executive Vice President and General Manager of LiveNation.com. In... Read more
“AT&T Delivers Live Nation Concert Series Exclusive Webcasts” SAN ANTONIO, TX (PRNewswire-FirstCall) June 6, 2008 – To build on the company’s reputation as a leader in webcasting exclusive music performances from today’s top artists and music festivals, AT&T Inc. NYSE: T announced today that the AT&T blue room (http://www.attblueroom.com)... Read more
Baseball’s 2008 All Star Game, scheduled for July 15, is set to be a special one for the New York Yankees and their fans, as it marks the final All Star game played in the House that Ruth Built. It will also be an expensive one with ticket prices... Read more
“New TicketCity Website Helps Users Find the Best Ticket Values in Secondary Ticketing Market” Austin, TX (Marketwire) June 4, 2008 – The online ticket business is booming. A recent Forester survey of 360,000 internet ticket buying consumers revealed an estimated $3 billion was spent on tickets. Of the $3... Read more
Broadway ticket sales for the week ending June 1st were down this week compared to past totals with the total take ringing up at $17,595,100. The sales are very different from the previous reporting period’s $20,770,363 and even poorer than the same period last year of $18,685,895. Top grossers... Read more
RMG Technologies, which has been in the crosshairs of angry public reaction for months because of its ticket broker software, dodged a bullet this week when a federal lawsuit against the company was “dismissed without prejudice” because the complainant is preparing to shift his focus toward other companies. The... Read more
“Web’s Largest Event Management & Ticketing Site also Launches Next Generation Services to Support Business Momentum” San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) June 3, 2008 — Eventbrite.com, the leading self-service online event management and ticketing site, today announced it has secured its first round of external financing led by The European... Read more