Live Nation continues to stockpile talent as it draws closer to launching its new ticketing operation next year. Cole Gahagan, former Senior Vice President of Marketing for Veritix, has left that company for a new job at Live Nation as Senior Vice President, Client Development and Strategy. Gahagan told... Read more
For the fourth straight week AC/DC outsold the rest, according to TicketNews’s Weekly Top Events rankings for the week ending October 12. The band is ranked number one overall with a 6.5 power score, ahead of Wicked and its 5.61 power score. Madonna, who began the North American leg... Read more
Canadian travel and ticket company Roadtrips.com is being sued by Texas attorney James Moriarty on behalf of more than 100 allegedly aggrieved ticket buyers who did not receive tickets they ordered from the company to the Beijing Olympics Opening Ceremonies. The class action lawsuit, filed in U.S. District Court... Read more
“YAHOO! AND TICKETMASTER TO OFFER TICKETS TO INTERNET’S LARGEST SPORTS AND ENTERTAINMENT AUDIENCE” WEST HOLLYWOOD and SUNNYVALE, Calif. (Ticketmaster, Yahoo!) October 7, 2008 –Ticketmaster (NASDAQ:TKTM) and Yahoo!, Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO) today announced a partnership that makes it easier than ever for Yahoo! users to find tickets to live events. Yahoo!... Read more
“Venues and Artists Leverage Veritix’s Patented Digital Ticketing and Transfer Technology” Cleveland OH (Veritix) October 7, 2008 – Artists, sports teams and venue operators are discovering the revolutionary advantages in using Veritix’s exclusive and patented Flash Seats® digital ticketing, including revenue generation and marketing capabilities, that are not available... Read more
StubHub sent out an email today, October 6, to an unknown number of large volume ticket sellers warning them that the company was experiencing some technical problems with confirmation of some orders. Details of the problems were not immediately available, but according to the email StubHub was working diligently... Read more
With Congress in the midst of debating the economic bailout package, and with talk of a recession still lingering in the air, publicly traded ticket and entertainment companies are watching as the values of their stocks continue to slide. In addition, nervousness is beginning to ramp up among brokers... Read more
Ticketmaster this week won a ruling in its case against the Cleveland Cavaliers, and its partner Flash Seats, prohibiting the Cavs from using Flash Seats technology to resell tickets. U.S. District Court Judge Kathleen O’Malley ruled that the team’s use of the Flash Seats paperless ticketing system violated a... Read more
“Ticketmaster’s TicketsNow Announces New ‘Sell Your Tickets On TicketsNow’ Enhanced Service Allows Fans to Sell Their Tickets Directly to Fellow Fans” ROLLING MEADOWS, Ill. (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) Oct. 1, 2008 — TicketsNow today announced a new service, Sell Your Tickets on TicketsNow, that enables consumers to sell their event tickets... Read more
[email protected](TM) Digital Ticket Delivery Technology From Tickets.com to be Offered for all Events at the New BOK Center Arena in Tulsa, Oklahoma.” COSTA MESA, Calif. (PRNewswire) September 30, 2008 — Tickets.com, a leading worldwide provider of integrated ticketing solutions, announced that their digital delivery system [email protected](TM) is now a... Read more