Live Nation Acquires Norway’s Tons of Rock Festival
Live Nation Entertainment, the world’s leading live entertainment company, announced today that it has acquired a majority stake in Tons of Rock, Norway’s biggest rock and metal festival. Tons of Rock was founded in 2013 and has grown to be one of the leading festivals in Norway. It has... Read more
Live Nation Expands International Reach With Spanish Promoter
Live Nation Entertainment, the world’s leading live entertainment company, has acquired a majority stake in Planet Events, the leading concert promoter of Latin artists in Spain. Planet Events will remain partially owned by PRISA, the world’s number one Spanish-language media group whose publications include Los40and El País, establishing a strategic union that... Read more
Live Nation Acquires Canadian Promoter Embrace Presents
Live Nation Entertainment, the world’s leading live entertainment company, announced today that it has acquired a majority stake in Embrace Presents, a leading Canadian venue operator and promoter of concerts, festivals, and events in the Toronto area. The companies plan to combine Embrace’s expertise developing emerging talent, boutique festivals... Read more
Live Nation Acquires ONE Production, Expands Presence In Singapore
Live Nation Entertainment, the world’s leading live entertainment company, today announced that it has acquired a controlling interest in ONE Production, one of the leading concert promoters in Singapore. The majority of ONE Production shows feature artists from countries across Asia, which complement the North American and European artists Live Nation Singapore has already been... Read more
TEG Restructures For New Era of Ticketing, Technology
TEG, Asia Pacific’s leading ticketing, live entertainment and data analytics company, has announced a management restructure to meet the challenges of a new era for TEG’s ticketing and technology operations. Under the changes, the ticketing, technology, Client Services, e-commerce, marketing and product innovation teams will be unified into a... Read more
Live Nation Entertainment Elects Maverick Carter to Board of Directors
Live Nation Entertainment (NYSE: LYV) today announced the election of Maverick Carter to its Board of Directors. With a wealth of experience across the business, marketing, entertainment, and media sectors, Carter has become an important figure in the sports and talent landscape. As LeBron James’ longtime business manager, Carter... Read more
Ticketmaster Acquires Blockchain Ticketing Solution Upgraded
Ticketmaster, the global leader in ticketing software and services, announced today that it acquired UPGRADED, a blockchain technology company servicing the live events industry. UPGRADED converts traditional tickets into secure interactive digital assets protected by blockchain, providing event creators with more control and visibility over ticket distribution, and protecting fans... Read more
Broker Genius Names Former Bluewolf COO Paulo Kaiser As President
Broker Genius, a dynamic auto pricing and analytics company in the ticketing industry, hired former Bluewolf executive Paulo Kaiser as its first President. Paulo will manage Broker Genius’s growth and continue to drive customer success. He is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the engineering, analytics, account management, sales,... Read more
Tawn Albright Named EVP Specialized Platforms At Ticketmaster
Live Nation’s Ticketmaster division announced the appointment of Tawn Albright as Executive Vice President. Albright will be tasked with overseeing the growth and expansion of Ticketmaster’s specialized platforms including TicketWeb, which focuses on ticketing clubs and small venues, and Universe, Ticketmaster’s DIY ticketing platform. Included under the umbrella of... Read more
TicketReturn Adds Norway Savings Bank Arena To Client Roster
TicketReturn’s total box office solution will empower Twin City Thunder fans and Auburn, Maine residents to purchase tickets and season plans online TicketReturn is proud to add the Norway Savings Bank Arena (Auburn, Maine) as a new member of its client roster. The arena will take advantage of TicketReturn’s... Read more