Ticketmaster Opens NY Legal Push With Misleading Claim
Is a misleading claim in its opening volley in the quest to shape ticketing law in New York a sign of things to come from Ticketmaster? The ticketing giant was one of many operators in the industry to meet with legislators and officials of Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s office last... Read more
StubHub Mistake Burns Atlanta United Fans
An internal error by ticket marketplace StubHub is causing a bit of chaos for fans of the MLS Atlanta United franchise. Individuals holding tickets for Saturday’s game against Orlando City received an email from StubHub that the game was canceled. The only problem – it isn’t. Due to the... Read more
Keynote Takes Ticket Summit Guests Behind Music Industry Curtain
For ticket brokers, the music industry can be the key to much of their success or failure. Knowing the marketplace, with its constantly rotating cast of favorites and ever-changing preferences and styles, can make or break individuals and companies. That’s why it was a packed house for the Thursday... Read more
Justin Bieber Cancels Remaining Tour Dates
Massive-selling but occasionally controversy-prone singer Justin Bieber has canceled the final dates of his “Purpose” world tour, multiple outlets are reporting. With 154 shows on the tour already completed, the final stretch included dates in the United States and in Asia. The singer made the decision himself after much... Read more
Warriors Ask Fans to Give Billionaires 30-Year Interest-Free Loans
Have you ever had an overwhelming desire to fork over thousands of dollars to someone far richer than you? If you’re a basketball fan in the tech-paradise of San Francisco, today appears to be your lucky day! The reigning NBA champion Golden State Warriors, set to move from Oakland... Read more
Paperless Ticketing Among Ticketmaster Targets in NY Talks
The long and winding road into the future of ticketing in New York got underway on Thursday in Albany, as members of Governor Andrew Cuomo’s office met with representatives from the industry. According to the New York Daily News, Ticketmaster tipped its hand, passing a list of its priorities... Read more
Treating Fans Poorly: A Primer From The Denver Broncos
What happens when a season ticket holder has major life events come up and cripple their ability to make it to the stadium? How about if they use the team-endorsed reselling platform to part ways with their seats for each game? In the instance of Jim Hayes and his... Read more
Coalition for Ticket Fairness Prepares for New York Battle
While battles are waged every year in state houses across the United States, certain locations are key to the industry. New York, home to Broadway and famed venues like Madison Square Garden, Jones Beach Amphitheater, and Syracuse’s Carrier Dome, is one such place. 2018 is shaping to be a... Read more
Kenny Rogers Plans Farewell Concert in October
It looks like, after decades in the industry, the Gambler is ready to cash out. Kenny Rogers has announced that he will perform for the final time on October 25th at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena. The concert will cap a 60-year career that saw the singer sell over 100 million... Read more
Sheeran Plays Villain, Cancels 10K Tickets to UK Shows
A day after appearing in the armor of the loathed Lannisters in the season premier of HBO’s Game of Thrones, Ed Sheeran played the villain in real life. The singer’s management has cancelled thousands of tickets to his upcoming UK tours, claiming that they violated his stringent policies aimed... Read more