Thomas Schumacher Elected as Chairman of the Board at The Broadway League
New York, NY – December 12, 2017 – The Broadway League is pleased to announce that Thomas Schumacher, President & Producer, Disney Theatrical Productions, was elected as Chairman of the Board of The Broadway League today. Mr. Schumacher takes over the role from Chairman Robert E. Wankel, President, The... Read more
Mohegan Sun Signs Exclusive Partnership With Webster Bank Arena
Uncasville, CT (December 6, 2017) – Mohegan Sun, the premier entertainment destination in the Northeast, announced today an exclusive partnership with the Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport, CT. The three year, multiple-level agreement involves concerts, sporting events and sponsorships is effective immediately. “This is an exciting day as two... Read more
Etix Announces Acquisition of Interactive Ticketing
MORRISVILLE, N.C., Dec. 5, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Etix, an international ticketing solutions provider with more than 55 million tickets sold in over 40 countries each year, announced today the growth acquisition of ticketing software company, Interactive Ticketing.  The acquisition follows October’s announcement of the purchase of ExtremeTix and TicketBiscuit. “Interactive Ticketing was the next step in our... 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
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
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
Ticketmaster Continues European Expansion with Launch in Italy
LONDON, (13 November 2017) – Ticketmaster, a Live Nation Entertainment company, has today announced it will be launching in Italy, with headquarters in Milan. Tickets are available starting today at www.ticketmaster.it . Ticketmaster, the global ticketing leader with more than 530 million primary tickets processed annually, will enter the... Read more