The Jonas Brothers continued their comeback and earned the title of Overall Top Event for the week of March 24-30, 2008 according to TicketNews’ exclusive rankings. Brothers Kevin, Joseph, and Nicholas Jonas climbed five more positions on the Overall Top Events Chart to rise up from their sixth place... Read more
“Front Gate Solutions launches marketing module for its ticketing and online store software” Austin, TX (Front Gate Solutions) April 21, 2008 – Front Gate Solutions today announced that it has launched a set of marketing tools to help users of its web-based ticketing and online store software better understand... Read more
HOUSTON ROCKETS, TOYOTA CENTER LAUNCH VERITIX’S FLASH SEATS™ PAPERLESS TICKETING TECHNOLOGY DURING NBA PLAYOFFS Revolutionary Flash Seats™ technology turns paper tickets into digital tickets, allowing fans and teams to exchange tickets instantly and easily over the Internet – Cleveland, OH (Veritix) April 17, 2008 – Veritix, the sports and... Read more
For one of the first times since completing its acquisition of TicketsNow, Ticketmaster has begun scalping tickets by directing fans of a sold out show to its TicketsNow auctions. Fans of Radiohead, who were looking for tickets on Ticketmaster, are now being directed to TicketsNow, a move that some... Read more
Secondary ticketer TicketsNow, responding to questions concerning its parent company Ticketmaster directing Radiohead fans to TicketsNow for sold-out tickets, said its entire inventory of tickets for the tour came from brokers and not Ticketmaster. A TicketsNow spokesperson, who did not wish to be identified, told TicketNews that all tickets... Read more
Madison Square Garden (MSG) is not moving across the street to become part of a big $14 billion civic project. Instead, MSG will undergo an extensive $500 million renovation transforming its interior into a state-of-the-art building that will significantly enhance the experience of customers, sponsors, athletes and performers. The... Read more
A Superior Court judge in Los Angeles Monday granted a request by Ticketmaster to obtain additional business records from rival StubHub in their legal fight concerning the Lynyrd Skynyrd/Hank Williams Jr. Rowdy Frynds Tour last year. The decision by Superior Court Judge Mary Thornton House is an incremental victory... Read more
Alternative art rock band Radiohead is making a lot of noise on TicketNews’ exclusive top events charts for the week of April 7 – April 13, 2008. With a slew of onsales for their recently announced two-part North American tour rocketing them up the charts, Radiohead earned the sixth... Read more
For years there has been one company which has had a strong grip on all primary ticket sales for events across the country. But now that company, Ticketmaster, is beginning to see its hold on the market begin to slightly weaken. Venues are beginning to cut ties with Ticketmaster,... Read more
If you were thinking about selling or buying any tickets for Pope Benedict XVI’s two masses, to be celebrated in Washington DC and New York City this week, you might want to think twice. The events are being held under the tightest of security, ensuring that scalped tickets will... Read more