The sure-to-be-a-hit movie “Sex and the City” will likely attract an alternative audience when it opens this weekend, one not often courted by Hollywood studios, women in their 40s and early 50s. As reported by the Associated Press, the online ticketing service Fandango has determined from a survey of... Read more
For Joe Cohen, the founder of UK-based secondary ticket company Seatwave.com, one of the fastest growing ticket brokerages in Europe, it all comes down to the fans and making their event experience a good one. “We have more than 500,000 tickets for sale on our site, which represents the... Read more
“LIVENATION.COM LAUNCHES NEW CONCERT TOOL USING FACEBOOK® PLATFORM” Los Angeles, CA (Live Nation) May 29, 2008 – LiveNation.com, the online destination of the world’s largest live music company, revealed today a new concert and event application that extends My Live Nation’s global concert search engine capabilities onto the Facebook... Read more
In an unprecedented effort to increase security at this summer’s Olympic Games in Beijing, tickets for the opening and closing night ceremonies are being embedded with microchips containing the ticket holder’s photo, passport information, address, e-mail and telephone numbers, according to officials. Organizers hope the increased surveillance will deter... Read more
In what has been a bit of an up-and-down season, it’s great to see a continuing growth in the numbers on Broadway for the week ending May 25, in terrific productions, attendance, and dollars. This past week’s box office was $20,770,363, almost a match for the same period last... Read more
“StubBuddy.Com Announces That They Will List Event or Fundraisers for Legitimate Charities on Their Website for Free” Cordova, TN (PRWEB) May 20, 2008 — There are many websites that sells tickets to this or that, but none of them measure up to the entertainment that StubBuddy.com offers. StubBuddy.com is... Read more
A class action lawsuit filed in a U.S. District Court in California last week is challenging the practices of Ticketmaster and the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) that together use a lottery system to distribute tickets for some of the NCAA’s hottest events, such as the NCAA Men’s Basketball... Read more
“The Rose Bowl selects AudienceView Ticketing to facilitate all ticketing and CRM” London, UK (AudienceView) – May 27, 2008 – AudienceView Ticketing announced today the signing of The Rose Bowl, home of one of the English domestic cricket league’s leading teams, Hampshire Cricket. The venue selected AudienceView’s comprehensive solution... Read more
For the week of May 19 – May 25, 2008 Tina Turner, American Idols Live!, and Madonna were the top three events, according to TicketNews’s exclusive rankings. With a power score of 5.93, Tina Turner showed she was simply the best through another week as the Overall Top Event.... Read more
Pop/folk singer Jack Johnson and boxer Oscar de la Hoya are among the entertainment and sports figures with ticket onsales for the week ending March 8, as compiled by TicketNews. Tickets for the much anticipated match between de la Hoya and former junior lightweight titlist Steve Forbes go on... Read more