Federal “Junk Fee” Proposed; Fees, Holdbacks Targeted
Senators Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) and Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) introduced new federal legislation this week that could have significant impact on how ticketing works across the United States. The “Junk Fee Prevention Act” proposes to eliminate excessive hidden and unnecessary fees imposed on consumers. Beyond requiring transparency on fees across... Read more
Ronald Regan vs. Swifties – Decoder Podcast Examines Ticketing
A new episode of the Decoder podcast takes a deep dive on the ticketing world, in reaction to the Taylor Swift Eras Tour mess, and the ensuing fallout. The episode hinges on changes in regulatory policy that took place in the 1980s, allowing companies like Live Nation Entertainment/Ticketmaster to... Read more
Report: AEG Pushing for End of Exclusive Ticketing Contracts
According to Billboard, bad blood over the Taylor Swift Eras Tour has pitted industry giant AEG against fellow industry giant Live Nation Entertainment in the backroom battle over the future of ticketing legislation and regulation. AEG, based in Denver, is notably absent among the industry insiders who publicly support... Read more
Bruce Springsteen Reschedules Postponed Shows, Adds Two
Shows by Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band that had been postponed due to “illness” in early March have been rescheduled, and the star has added additional shows later in the year as it continues to wind through its first leg of North American dates this month. The... Read more
Peter Gabriel Extends i/o North American Tour With 13 New Dates
For fans who didn’t have a local show announced during the first round of Peter Gabriel’s i/o tour dates, there may be some good news this week. The singer added 13 new stops to his first North American solo tour in years, with six pasted into a window that... Read more
Bryson Tiller Plots “Back and I’m Better” Tour Dates
Bryson Tiller has announced his new intimate theater tour, “Back and I’m Better Tour.” This will be his own national headlining run, fresh off his Toronto shows with NAV. The tour is produced by Live Nation and will take off on May 4th at San Diego’s House of Blues... Read more
The Offspring Plan “Let The Bad Times Roll” Tour
Calling all 90’s babies and rock heads! The Offspring officially announced their new 2023, “Let The Bad Times Roll Tour.” Produced by Live Nation, the tour launches on August 1st at White River Amphitheatre in Auburn, WA and will wrap up on September 3rd in Mansfield, MA at Xfinity... Read more
Hozier Plots “Unreal Unearth” 2023 Tour Dates
With his EP Eat Your Young set to drop at midnight Thursday, Hozier shocked fans with the additional news that he would be going on a worldwide tour in 2023. The “2023 Unreal Unearth,” album tour kicks off on June 25th in Glasgow, and will wrap up on November... Read more
MANÁ Extends Mexico Lindo y Queridowith Tour by Eight Shows
MANÁ announced the extension of their tour, “México Lindo y Queridowith” on Friday. They’ll be doing eight additional shows across the U.S, with their highly anticipated return to Denver after four years. Adding cities like Seattle, Portland, and Chicago is setting this tour up to be one to remember.... Read more
Ticketmaster Floor Prices Prop up Stevie Nicks Fan Price for Tickets in Oklahoma
Stevie Nicks’ concert tour kicked off on March 15, and the twenty upcoming dates on the tour still have plenty of tickets available. With ten days left before the upcoming concert at Paycom Center in Oklahoma City show on Thursday, March 30, huge numbers of tickets remain available, both... Read more