Ticket Drop Checker launched in mid-August as a new tool for brokers to track and find ticket drops to events that had previously not released certain tickets. Now four months later, the company continues to expand and has recently added new features to further assist ticket brokers. In addition... Read more
Mike Domek, the founder of TicketsNow who left the company earlier this year, probably won’t be on exiting President and CEO Cheryl Rosner’s Holiday card list this year. In an interview with the Daily Herald newspaper in suburban Chicago, Domek had some pointed remarks for Rosner, who decided this... Read more
The City Council in Denver, CO next week is planning to discuss a measure that would lift its ban on internet ticket sales, a move that would bring the city in line with the rest of the state and most of the country. Denver and its surrounding eponymous county... Read more
The Carson, CA City Council this week voted to impose a 2 percent tax on tickets sold to games and events at the Home Depot Center, a move that could raise almost $300,000 in annual revenue for the city. Carson officials bowed to complaints from some residents that the... Read more
Arch rivals Ticketmaster Entertainment and StubHub have settled their nearly two-year-old legal case over alleged contract infringement, TicketNews has learned. Details of the settlement were not available, but according to court documents recently filed in Superior Court in Los Angeles, Ticketmaster requested dismissal of the case and the upcoming... Read more
The City of Roanoke has named Global Spectrum as the new operator and manager of the Roanoke Civic Center in Roanoke, VA, and named Chris Connolly, a 10-year company veteran, as the new general manager. Global Spectrum will begin operation on January 2, 2009. Connolly, who is relocating to... Read more
Cheryl Rosner, who was appointed president and CEO of TicketsNow in the summer of 2007, is leaving the company at the end of the year, TicketNews has learned. Details of the move were not yet available, but according to sources with knowledge of the decision, the announcement was made... Read more
Pop diva Britney Spears tops TicketNews’s Weekly Top Events rankings for the week ending December 7. Tickets for Spears’s North American tour in support of her new album “Circus” went on sale Friday, December 5, and sales were good enough to make the concert the top selling overall event... Read more
TicketNetwork and up-and-coming ticket search company FanSnap have signed a partnership deal where TicketNetwork’s vast inventory of tickets will appear in the results when fans use the FanSnap search engine. Launched in beta phase in September, FanSnap already has more than 7.5 million sports, concert and theater tickets in... Read more
Live Nation President and CEO Michael Rapino Thursday told a gather of media insiders that he expects 2009 to be a flat year in the live entertainment business. As reported by Reuters, Rapino told the audience at the Reuters Media Summit in New York that he expects about 10... Read more