Boston Celtics ticket sales topped the charts for the week of June 2 – June 8, 2008, according to TicketNews’s exclusive rankings. As the Celtics topped the Los Angeles Lakers in Game 2 of the NBA Finals, they also rose three positions in the top events rankings to achieve... Read more
“ECOMMERCE VETERAN NOAH MAFFITT NAMED EVP/GM OF LIVENATION.COM” LOS ANGELES, CA (Live Nation) June 9, 2008 – Live Nation (NYSE: LYV), the world’s largest live music company, announced today that the company has appointed Noah Maffitt to the position of Executive Vice President and General Manager of LiveNation.com. In... Read more
“AT&T Delivers Live Nation Concert Series Exclusive Webcasts” SAN ANTONIO, TX (PRNewswire-FirstCall) June 6, 2008 – To build on the company’s reputation as a leader in webcasting exclusive music performances from today’s top artists and music festivals, AT&T Inc. NYSE: T announced today that the AT&T blue room (http://www.attblueroom.com)... Read more
The country may be marred in a real estate slump, but some people are still closing deals on their homes, and RazorGator co-founder Doug Knittle is one of them. Albeit for a bit less than his original asking price. Published reports coming out of Los Angeles have Knittle selling... Read more
Richard Vitale, the Massachusetts accountant and close friend to the state’s House Speaker Salvatore DiMasi, has been called to testify at a public hearing Thursday, June 5, about his lobbying efforts on behalf of Massachusetts ticket brokers. Whether Vitale will show up, however, was still unknown earlier today. According... Read more
“New TicketCity Website Helps Users Find the Best Ticket Values in Secondary Ticketing Market” Austin, TX (Marketwire) June 4, 2008 – The online ticket business is booming. A recent Forester survey of 360,000 internet ticket buying consumers revealed an estimated $3 billion was spent on tickets. Of the $3... Read more
RMG Technologies, which has been in the crosshairs of angry public reaction for months because of its ticket broker software, dodged a bullet this week when a federal lawsuit against the company was “dismissed without prejudice” because the complainant is preparing to shift his focus toward other companies. The... Read more
“Web’s Largest Event Management & Ticketing Site also Launches Next Generation Services to Support Business Momentum” San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) June 3, 2008 — Eventbrite.com, the leading self-service online event management and ticketing site, today announced it has secured its first round of external financing led by The European... Read more
“Accertify Receives Funding from Intel Capital” Santa Clara, CA (Accertify) – June 3, 2008 Accertify™, a provider of fraud prevention solutions to online retailers, announced today that it has received funding from Intel Capital, Intel’s global investment organization. Accertify, based in Chicago, IL, will use the funds to expand... Read more
“SEATWAVE APPOINTS VAN DER WAL AS CFO AND KEY MEMBER OF GLOBAL MANAGEMENT TEAM” London, England (Seatwave) — June 2, 2008 Seatwave, Europe’s largest fan-to-fan ticket exchange for sports, music and other live events, today announced the appointment of Aksel van der Wal as Chief Financial Officer, effective immediately.... Read more