Broker Genius Injunction Against Price-Meister; Third Suit Emerges
Price-Meister has agreed to settle in a lawsuit brought by Broker Genius, making what was a temporary injunction permanent, according to a release by the New York-based pricing software company. The lawsuit, filed on November 3, alleged that Matthew Berry, GenTech Enterprises LLC and Select Seats LLC – doing... Read more
German Police Raid Local Authority Following Rolling Stones Tickets Scandal
Last week, it was reported that German authorities were being investigated for accepting 100 free tickets to a Rolling Stones concert at Hamburg’s Stadtpark – the first event of its kind at that location after being approved by those very district politicians. Now, BBC News reports that police in... Read more
The Legendary El Mocambo Appoints Ticketmaster Canada as its Ticketing Agent
Toronto, November 15, 2017 – Michael Wekerle and his team at the El Mocambo are pleased to announce they have appointed Ticketmaster Canada to handle ticketing services once the legendary music venue reopens in the spring of 2018. The deal was inked at a signing celebration at the El... Read more
Breaking: New Orleans Saints/Pelicans Leave Ticketmaster for SeatGeek
SeatGeek announced Friday afternoon that it has signed a deal to serve as the primary ticketing partner for the NFL’s New Orleans Saints and NBA’s New Orleans Pelicans. This is the first primary ticketing partnership for SeatGeek in either league, as it replaces Ticketmaster for both organizations, which are... Read more
StubHub Renews Partnership with MLB as Official Fan to Fan Marketplace
SAN FRANCISCO and NEW YORK, Nov. 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — StubHub, the world’s largest ticket marketplace, and Major League Baseball (MLB) today announced that they have reached a five-year renewal for StubHub to continue to serve as the Official Fan to Fan Ticket Marketplace of MLB.com and the 30 Major League Clubs. Terms of the agreement... Read more
Broker Genius Files Lawsuits Against Price-Meister, Seat Scouts
Broker Genius, a New York-based company which provides pricing technology aimed at those selling in the secondary market, has sued a pair of competitors, alleging that they used proprietary knowledge gained while using Broker Genius as a client to build their own similar products. The lawsuits were both filed... Read more
Coldplay’s “A Head Full of Dreams” is Third Highest Grossing World Tour of All Time
LOS ANGELES, Nov. 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Last night, Coldplay completed their massive, sold out “A Head Full Of Dreams Tour” in Buenos Aires, Argentina, making it the most successful worldwide outing of their career. Produced by Live Nation, it topped out as the third highest grossing global tour of... Read more
Hans Schafer Appointed Head Of New Live Nation Latin Group
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Nov. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Live Nation Entertainment announced today that Hans Schafer has been appointed the Head of Live Nation Latin, a newly formed department that will focus on increasing the company’s presence in the growing Latin live events market in the United States, including touring,... Read more
DTI Management Hires New CTO and Head of Pricing
Washington, D.C., November 14, 2017 – DTI Management, the leading distributor of live event tickets to online retail marketplaces, announced today two key hires that will significantly advance DTI’s initiatives in technology and ticket pricing: Shakir “Shak” James has been appointed Chief Technology Officer for both DTI and the... Read more
Jeff Lynne’s ELO Announces 2018 U.S Tour First U.S. Tour in 30+ Years
(November 13, 2017) – On the heels of a once-in-a-lifetime Wembley Stadium show and a European tour in 2017, Jeff Lynne’s ELO announces its first North American tour in 30 plus years produced by Live Nation. Jeff Lynne’s last extensive U.S. tour with ELO was in 1981. Known as... Read more