Miss Collecting Ticket Stubs? Live Nation Rolls Out NFT Version
One of the (many) criticisms of the forced transition to digital-only ticketing systems that consumers have leveled is that you lose the physical ticket stub souvenir from the performance or game. Live Nation has come up with its solution to this digital-only issue – a digital-only ticket stub issued... Read more
Soaring Demand Causes Atlanta World Series Ticket Price Spike
The last time the city of Atlanta hosted a World Series game, Ian Anderson was 18 months old. Tonight, he will be their starting pitcher. That long wait for Braves fans is showing up in a major way, and ticket prices are going for a ride on account of... Read more
Vivid Seats Settle White Label Refund Dispute With NYAG For $4.4 Million
Vivid Seats (NASDAQ: SEAT) has settled a dispute over refunds related to several major white label ticketing clients, agreeing to pay out $4.4 million in refunds to consumers in New York. The agreement, announced by New York Attorney General Letitia James Friday morning, stems from refunds that Vivid Seats’... Read more
Feld Entertainment Plans Return of Ringling Bros. Circus (Minus Animals)
Feld Entertainment is planning on bringing back the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus, four years after the “Greatest Show on Earth” was retired from active performance. The circus will reportedly return without the animal attractions, which had become a lightning rod for protest and led the the... Read more
Fans Angered by Sky-High Adele Ticket Prices, Resale Restrictions
Anticipation is very high for next year’s return to the stage by Adele at Hyde Park. But so are the prices – and fans are sharing their grief on social media. Adele ticket prices for the July performances were released Thursday, and some could scarcely believe the range, which... Read more
Goldenvoice, Empire Polo Club Sign Deal to Make Oversight Year-Round
Empire Polo Club, perhaps best known as the home sight of the iconic Coachella and Stagecoach music festivals, will now be operated by concert promoter Goldenvoice year-round. The long-term leasing agreement was announced between the Los Angeles-based promoter and venue in Indio, California, Wednesday afternoon. Goldenvoice will now manage... Read more
Brandi Carlile Tickets On Sale Thursday for 2022 Tour
Fresh off her Saturday Night Live debut, Brandi Carlile has announced 2022 tour dates. The singer will be on the road sporadically throughout the year, performing dates from June through October following festival dates in the spring. Special guests on the tour include Ani DeFranco, Brittany Howard, Celisse, Indigo... Read more
Travis Tritt Cancels Shows, Citing “Freedom” From COVID Mandates
Travis Tritt announced that he was cancelling all upcoming shows at venues that had any COVID-19 restrictions in place, knocking out several performances. The announcement came Monday, with impacted shows called off in Indiana, Pennsylvania, Mississippi, Illinois, and Kentucky. The fear-mongering narrative is breaking down. People who stand up... Read more
AXS Inks Ticketing Deal With Z2 Entertainment in Colorado
AXS announced that it has signed a multi-year deal with independent promoter Z2 Entertainment, locking the ticketing services down for the Colorado-based company. Venues involved in the Z2 Entertainment partnership with AXS include The Boulder Theater, The Fox Theatre, and The Aggie Theatre, all located in Colorado. “We’re excited... Read more
Live Nation, NS2 & FPC Live to Reopen Charleston’s Music Farm
Live Nation, National Shows 2 and FPC Live have announced a partnership that will renovate and reopen The Music Farm in Charleston in 2022. Live Nation will book the venue in collaboration with the NS2 talent team. FPC Live – a joint venture between Live Nation and Frank Productions... Read more