Chick Fil A Peach Bowl Announces Prolific 1 as Resale Partner
Connecticut’s Prolific 1 has been announced as the official resale partner of the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl, scheduled to take place as one of the famed New Year’s Six bowl games on January 1, 2021. The agreement will run over the next three seasons, according to a press release announcing... Read more
Las Vegas Acts Readying Return After Capacity Limit Raised
Several live acts are in the final stages of a return to stages in Las Vegas, thanks to the recent raising of a limit on crowd sizes by Governor Steve Sisolak. After months with a cap of fifty guests at any event, venues saw the caps raised to ten... Read more
Ticketsmarter, MLB Players, Inc. Announce Partnership
TicketSmarter announced a new partnership with MLB Players, Inc. on Friday. The partnership will allow the ticket resale website to use active MLB players in its promotions and create VIP experiences for its clients. The deal between the Kansas-based TicketSmarter and MLB Players, Inc. will also include a portion... Read more
California Judge Dismisses MLB Ticket Refund Lawsuits
A consumer lawsuit filed against Major League Baseball and its teams has been largely disposed of by the court, with a California federal judge dismissing charges against the league and two teams based in the state this week. The proposed class action featured fan complaints about no refunds being... Read more
Report: Broadway Shutdown Will Be Extended to June 2021
The Broadway shutdown will continue, with the Great White Way’s lights remaining out through the end of May, the Broadway League announced Friday. With theaters shuttered since March 12 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this new extension of closures means it will have been more than a year between... Read more
AXS Inks Ticketing Deal With Milwaukee’s Pabst Theater Group
AXS and Milwaukee’s Pabst Theater Group announced an exclusive ticketing partnership this week, extending to all four venues controlled by the organization. The Pabst Theater, Riverside Theater, Turner Hall Ballroom and The Back Room @ Colectivo will all utilize AXS platforms for their ticketing, which should cover as many... Read more
Stage Front Named “Preferred Resale Strategy Partner” of ECHL
The ECHL announced on Monday that Stage Front has been named the “Preferred Resale Strategy Partner of the ECHL” for the 2020-21 Season. As part of the agreement, Stage Front will consult with ECHL teams on using data and specific pricing strategies to optimally utilize the secondary ticket market.... Read more
Wynn Resorts Plan On-Site COVID Testing Lab To Allow Events
With the future of live events at scale dependent on consumer confidence in safety and local regulations, Wynn Resorts is taking a unique approach to reopening its doors. The Las Vegas entertainment giant has plans for launching its own COVID-19 testing lab, churning out rapid results to allow concerts... Read more
Michigan Passes Repeal of Ban on Ticket Resale, Bans Bots
Governor Gretchen Whitmer of Michigan signed into law bills making ticket resale legal in the state, ending a long-standing but infrequently enforced ban on selling tickets for more than face value. Senate Bills 384 and 385 were signed into law last week, having been passed by the legislature in... Read more
Washington AG Sues Brown Paper Tickets Over Millions Owed to Consumers, Clients
Brown Paper Tickets, a Seattle-based primary ticketing vendor, has been sued by Washington’s attorney general over allegations the company owes nearly $7 million to artist and venue clients and ticket buyers amid the rash of pandemic event cancellations. According to the Associated Press, the lawsuit was filed Wednesday of... Read more