A North Carolina bill would allow Internet resale of tickets provided the operators of the web sites guarantee a refund if the event is canceled, the ticket is counterfeit or if the customer does not receive the ticket. If the bill becomes a law, the effective start date for... Read more
Ticketmaster is working with Apple in the US, offering free song downloads to customers buying gig and event tickets. The online booking service is offering every online ticket buyer access to a ten-song sampler of songs from emerging artists, and will offer a free iTunes download of a customer’s... Read more
By Alfred Branch, Jr. TicketNews.com A Bakersfield, CA man named Michael Freedman may have lost a dispute between him and ticket broker Pete Kennedy, owner of Pete’s Seats, for which he sought $420 in damages before television’s Judge Joe Brown. Kennedy and Freedman are scheduled to appear in a... Read more
By Alfred Branch, Jr. TicketNews.com Ticketmaster warned rival StubHub! on five separate occasions that it believed the upstart was violating its exclusive contracts between venues and Ticketmaster, only to be virtually ignored every time, according to Ticketmaster’s 77-page lawsuit against StubHub! obtained by Ticketnews.com. The brief, filed last week... Read more