‘Hamilton’ Fans Face Hardships When Schenectady Tickets Head On Sale
It seems that every time the highly-acclaimed Broadway musical Hamilton hits a new theater, fans are sent into a frenzy. So, when tickets went on sale for Proctors in Schenectady, New York, the inevitable happened: too many fans tried to buy tickets at the same time. Yesterday, Hamilton tickets... Read more
BTS Fans Speak Out Against Agency’s Ticket Distribution Process
BTS fans had the opportunity to see the global phenomenon boyband while on their fifth global fan meeting tour “BTS 5TH MUSTER ” in Busan and Seoul, Korea. However, the organization of the event left fans frustrated. The band’s agency, Big Hit, organized the fan meeting. Ahead of... Read more
Live Nation To Buy Out Bonnaroo Co-Founder Superfly Entertainment
Concert promoter Live Nation has reportedly made a move to buy out Bonnaroo festival’s co-founder Superfly Entertainment. While Live Nation previously purchased a controlling interest in the Tennessee-based festival back in 2015, the company is planning to exercise a buyout clause in its agreement with Superfly to buy the... Read more
BOSS Act to Regulate Ticketing Market Reintroduced
A new bill proposing extensive new regulations regarding tickets in the U.S. has been proposed, as a new version of the so-called BOSS Act was announced on Thursday afternoon. U.S. Reps Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ) and Frank Pallone (D-NJ) and Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) reintroduced the act, which has... Read more
Madonna Reportedly Faces Sluggish Ticket Sales For Madame X Tour
The iconic popstar Madonna is headed out on a tour in support of her 14th studio album, Madame X, later this year. While the tour seemed to be in high demand, a large amount of tickets for her New York City shows are still up-for-grabs. The Madame X Tour... Read more
Broadway Taps Into Virtual Reality To Bring Shows To Fans Across Globe
While virtual reality may not be typically associated with Broadway, experts are trying to bring the technology to top-nominated shows in the industry, providing another dimensional aspect to beloved plays. John Gore, who produces Tony Award-winning shows like The Band’s Visit, Dear Evan Hansen, and Hello, Dolly!, is teaming... Read more
T-Mobile Partners With Live Nation To Offer $25 All-In Tickets
Telecommunication company T-Mobile revealed a partnership with Live nation this week, which allows un-carrier customers to get exclusive $25 all-in tickets to hundreds of Live Nation amphitheater shows throughout the summer. The promotional deal is a part of T-Mobile Tuesdays, which offers customers free items and deals every Tuesday.... Read more
Wakeman: 10 Quick Takeaways from the FTC Ticketing Workshop
I spent the day at the FTC’s Online Ticket Sales Workshop so you didn’t have to. I’m going to share a few more pieces detailing specific things and ideas that came out of the day, but I wanted to share 10 things I noticed right away. Eric Budish laid... Read more
U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell (D-NJ) Lauds FTC Ticket Workshop
U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell (D-NJ) issued a press release on Tuesday afternoon praising the FTC Online Event Tickets workshop which ran throughout the day on Tuesday in Washington D.C. Pascrell, who has long been a proponent of increased regulation in the event ticketing world and critical of the Live... Read more
Live Updates: FTC Online Event Tickets Workshop
Today is the day, as the ticketing industry visits Washington D.C. for the Federal Trade Commission’s “That’s the Ticket” workshop on Online Ticket Sales. The event, taking place at the Constitution Center, runs from 9:30 AM to approximately 4:30 PM. It will be streamed live on the FTC Website,... Read more