StubHub System Update Jams Transactions for Partners, Customers
A StubHub systems update has led to numerous issues for clients, partners, and consumers dating back more than a week, the ticket resale marketplace confirmed Friday. Issues have included problems with barcode validation for box offices, mapping issues for events and venues, and consumers showing up to events unable... Read more
North American Host Cities for FIFA World Cup 2026 Revealed
The destinations for world football (soccer) fans for the summer of 2026 were determined on Thursday, as FIFA announced the host cities and stadiums for the World Cup. The event, which returns to North America for the first time since 1994, will be jointly hosted by the Canada, Mexico,... Read more
Taylor Hawkins Tribute Concerts Announce Lineups; Tickets on Sale
Tribute concerts for late Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins will be taking place this fall, and organizers announced a star-studded lineup of guests. The concerts, which will take place on September 3 at Wembley Stadium in London and September 27 at Kia Forum in Los Angeles, have tickets on... Read more
Lightning-Avalanche Matchup Makes for High Stanley Cup Ticket Prices
The puck drops Wednesday on the Stanley Cup Finals, and fans are paying a big premium on tickets this year, with prices already as high as any tracked in more than a decade, according to data from Ticket Club. The Tampa Bay Lightning, who are looking for a third... Read more
Soccer Champions Tour to Bring Real Madrid, Barcelona & Others to U.S.
Top clubs from around the globe are heading to the United States for the new Soccer Champions Tour, announced Friday by AEG. The tour will feature five clubs playing in five games in four major cities in the western half of the country in a nine-day span in late... Read more
Man Arrested in Boston Allegedly Selling Fake NBA Finals Tickets
Ticket prices for the NBA finals between the Boston Celtics and Golden Warriors have been so hot, team officials have warned fans to be vigilant about unauthorized sales channels and counterfeits. Just prior to Wednesday’s Game Three in Boston, a Connecticut man was arrested near TD Garden in possession... Read more
Oak View Group Announces Launch of Canadian Division
Oak View Group announced the launch of a new division focusing on the Canadian sports and entertainment business, OVG Canada. The division will be led by Tim Pistore, who will serve as President of OVG Canada after most recently working at President of UBS Arena on Long Island. As... Read more
Travis Scott, SZA, J. Cole to Headline Day N Vegas Festival in September
Travis Scott has been announced as the Sunday headliner for the Day N Vegas festival in September, the rapper’s first headlining slot for a U.S. festival since the tragedy at Houston’s Astroworld in the fall of 2021. SZA and J. Cole will headline Day N Vegas on Friday and... Read more
J-Hope of BTS, Tomorrow X Together Added to Lollapalooza Lineup
J-Hope of BTS and fellow K-Pop standouts Tomorrow X Tomorrow have been added to the lineup for Lollapalooza, notable firsts for both. J-Hope’s appearance will make him the first South Korean artist to ever headline a main stage at a major U.S. festival, while Tomorrow X Together will be... Read more
New York Passes Ticketing Law Adding “All-In” Pricing Requirement
New York’s legislature Thursday voted to approve changes to the arts and culture laws surrounding live event ticketing, adding a requirement that ticket sellers use “all-in” pricing up front with consumers that include all fees to be charged. Other changes on tap with the laws include a requirement that... Read more