Fugees to Launch First Tour in 15 Years Following Global Citizen Appearance
Lauryn Hill, Wyclef Jean and Pris Michel have announced that they will be performing together as the Fugees for the first time in 15 years and touring for the first time in 25 years, celebrating the anniversary of their hit 1996 album The Score. The tour launches in November... Read more
Volbeat and Ghost Announce Co-Headlining 2022 Tour
Volbeat have announced a co-headlining tour alongside Ghost for 2022, with tickets on sale this week. The tour is scheduled to hit 26 dates across North America beginning on January 25, 2022 in Reno, Nevada. Twin Temple will be a featured guest on the tour. “We are so incredibly... Read more
Ivy League Announces TicketSmarter as Ticket Resale Partner
The Ivy League announced Ticket Smarter as its official ticket resale partner, cementing another high profile league deal for the Kansas-based ticket resale marketplace website. The Ivy League, which includes schools like Yale, Harvard, Princeton, and Cornell, is one of the most venerable conferences in athletics, predating the formation... Read more
Erie DA Investigating COVID Paperless Ticketing Snafu in New York
Officials in Erie County, New York are investigating the legality of the current paperless ticketing situation in New York, which has left many consumers with tickets they can’t use, list for resale, or even give away for upcoming events. Consumers have complained over restrictions on how they can have... Read more
Philadelphia Flyers, Wells Fargo Center Name SeatGeek Official Ticket Exchange
SeatGeek has been named the official ticket exchange of the Philadelphia Flyers and Wells Fargo Arena, expanding the ticketing company into NHL partnerships for the first time. The deal will span multiple years, making SeatGeek a “Kestone Partner” of the team and venue. “Whether you’re cheering on the Flyers... Read more
Ed Sheeran Tour Dates for 2022 Announced, Hits at Lengthy Run
Ed Sheeran tour dates for 2022 have been announced, and the singer is hinting that the first batch of dates announced are just the beginning of a lengthy run on the road. Dubbed The Mathmatics Tour, Sheeran’s tour dates kick off in April and currently include shows in Ireland... Read more
Elton John Postpones 2021 EU/UK Tour Dates to 2023 After Hip Injury
Elton John announced that upcoming dates on his lengthy Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour would be postponed to 2023 after he fell and injured his hip recently. Dates impacted are on the fall and winter run of shows that was scheduled for arenas in the UK and European Union,... Read more
Live Nation Launches $450M Stock Offering to Cover OCESA Acquisition
Live Nation announced that it is going to offer a $450 million common stock offering, with the proceeds going towards its purchase of a majority stake in Mexico-based promoter OCESA, announced earlier. The purchase of the promotional giant involves the California-based entertainment giant acquiring 51% of OCESA for $444... Read more
In New York, No Vaccination = No Concert – But Also No Refund and No Resale
Consumers in New York are furious after local officials closed several venues to those who haven’t been vaccinated against COVID-19, an increasingly common choice amid the ongoing rise in cases throughout the U.S. But it’s far worse than just not being able to go to the games or shows... Read more
Massachusetts Legislature Weighing Several Consumer Ticketing Bills
A number of bills that would reform the ticketing ecosystem are under consideration by the Massachusetts legislature, and are going to be the subject of a hearing on Monday, September 20. The bills bring forward a number of consumer-friendly changes to the regulations on live event ticketing in the... Read more