Are Ticket Prices Killing Weekends With Adele Attendance?
Is Weekends With Adele seeing a demand collapse over its ticket prices and sales strategy? The pop diva’s residency is seeing headlines over reportedly soft interest in the performances in Las Vegas, which are running through the spring at The Colosseum at Caeasar’s Palace. The Sun, a UK tabloid,... Read more
Bad Bunny, Blackpink, Frank Ocean to Headline Coachella 2023
Coachella, arguably the anchor festival for the entire year, announced its lineup on Tuesday, bringing Bad Bunny, Blackpink, and Frank Ocean in as headlining acts. Ugh was stuck in drafts 🫠 Register now for access to passes at https://t.co/qujCsdlTip. Presale begins Friday, 1/13 at 11am PT. Very limited Weekend... Read more
Foo Fighters Plan Return; Headlining Multiple Festivals
Foo Fighters will be back in 2023 in a big way, announcing their return to performances with headlining slots at three festivals, all announced on Tuesday morning. The band, which has not performed outside of tribute settings following the death of longtime drummer Taylor Hawkins just before a South... Read more
TCU-Georgia National Championship Tickets Red Hot as Game Approaches
If fans were holding out on plans to purchase tickets to the CFP National Championship game between Georgia and TCU in hopes that a “non-traditional” team’s being in the running, that doesn’t appear to be the case as Monday’s game at SoFi Stadium approaches. Ticket resale prices for the... Read more
Zach Bryan Touts Ticketmaster “Hate”, Vows Fair Ticket Prices
Zach Bryan has made no bones about his feelings about the largest ticketing agency on the planet, titling his surprise live album release “All My Homies Hate Ticketmaster.” The country performer recorded the album live at Colorado’s Red Rocks, which happens to be managed and ticketed by Live Nation/Ticketmaster... Read more
Second Lawsuit Targets Ticketmaster/Live Nation Over Swift Mess
Another group of fans have sued Ticketmaster and Live Nation in the wake of the Taylor Swift Eras Tour ticket sales mess, filing a class action lawsuit on Tuesday. The lawsuit alleges that  “Ticketmaster intentionally and purposefully misled millions of fans into believing it would prevent bots and scalpers... Read more
FTC Chair Slams Live Nation/Ticketmaster as “Too Big to Care”
In comments at a Wall Street Journal event, the Federal Trade Commission’s chair Lina Khan pulled no punches in her assessment of Live Nation and Ticketmaster in the wake of the intense public backlash following the Taylor Swift presale. Khan, who was appointed in 2021 to head the agency,... Read more
TicketNetwork Brightens Holidays With Toys for Tots Donation
The staff of TicketNetwork played the role of Chris Cringle this month, as the company collected and donated thousands of dollars worth of toys to families in need in Connecticut through the Marine Toys for Tots program. The company seeded the donation with the purchase of $5,000 worth of... Read more
Coalition for Ticket Fairness Expands Scope With Lobbyist Hires
The Coalition for Ticket Fairness (CTF) has expanded its scope from its base in New York with the hire of its first federal lobbyists, according to reporting by Politico. The organization, which advocates for expanded consumer ticketing protections, retained Jonathan McCollum and Jack Roach of Davidoff Hutcher & Citron... Read more
Ticketsmarter Added to Kustom Entertainment Spinoff
TicketSmarter will join with Kustom 440 to form a live entertainment and concert production company in the first half of 2023, Kustom Entertainment. The plans were announced this week by Digital Ally (NASDAQ: DGLY), the parent of both companies. “We couldn’t be more excited to integrate Kustom Entertainment and... Read more