Dave Matthews Band Announces Summer 2023 Tour Dates
Always a prolific touring outfit, the Dave Matthews Band will be busy once again in 2023, announcing touring plans across late spring and summer across North America. The band is set to release its 10th studio album, Walk Around the Moon in May, right around when the tour dates... Read more
Live Nation, SeatGeek, Antitrust Inst. Heads Scheduled for Hearing
Live Nation Entertainment President and CFO Joe Berchtold will represent the entertainment giant in Washington on Tuesday morning as the Senate Committee on the Judiciary holds its hearing on the live entertainment and ticketing business. “That’s the Ticket: Promoting Competition and Protecting Consumers in Live Entertainment” is scheduled for... Read more
Zach Bryan Avoids Ticketmaster With “Burn, Burn, Burn” Tour
After issuing blistering criticism of Ticketmaster and its parent Live Nation in recent months – including the naming of his December live release All My Homies Hate Ticketmaster – Zach Bryan was true to his word in announcing touring plans for 2023 that bypass the use of the industry... Read more
Madonna Adds New Shows to Tour; Fans Frustrated Over Prices
Citing the usual “overwhelming” demand, Madonna’s management has added several new shows to the pop icon’s Celebration Tour in 2023, running second, third, or more shows in several cities. The tour saw tickets on sale for many venues this week. with more to come next week. Initially announced as... Read more
Tomorrow X Together Plan North American Tour Dates
K-Pop’s Tomorrow X Tomorrow announced plans for the ACT: Sweet Mirage World Tour this week, with dates beginning in March. The group has plans for 9 North American dates along the way. TOMORROW X TOGETHER WORLD TOUR <ACT : SWEET MIRAGE> 개최 안내 (+ENG/JPN/CHN)https://t.co/8dbQq9CeVN#투모로우바이투게더 #TOMORROW_X_TOGETHER #TXT #ACT_SWEET_MIRAGE #TXT_ASM_TOUR pic.twitter.com/Q5UgBjpdrR... Read more
Harry Styles Adds Two Love On Tour Stops in SoCal
Harry Styles surprised U.S. fans by adding two new shows to the tail end of his North American run of “Harry’s House/Love On Tour” dates, just two weeks before performing them. The singer announced plans for a pair of shows at Acrisure Arena, newly opened in greater Palm Springs,... Read more
Madonna Announces Tour Dates For Four Decade “Celebration”
Madonna will be on the road in 2023, celebrating four decades of pop superstardom across 35 dates. The Celebration Tour, produced by Live Nation, will run through North America in the summer, then cross to Europe for fall dates. Bob the Drag Queen, a.k.a. Caldwell Tidicue will join as... Read more
Poll: 71 Percent of Britons Are Against Dynamic Ticket Pricing
Dynamic pricing knows no boundaries, nor does its dislike by consumers who are confronted with it. According to a recent poll by YouGov, 71 percent of Britons are opposing surge-pricing  for tickets in live music. Championed by industry giant Ticketmaster and increasingly adopted by artists and promoters, dynamic pricing... Read more
NY’s Barclays Center Abruptly Drops SeatGeek for Ticketmaster
In a sudden shift, Brooklyn’s Barclays Center is reportedly switching its ticketing provider, running back to Ticketmaster just a year after switching to competitor SeatGeek. The move, reported Friday by the New York Times, came abruptly, noticed when a Friday concert announcement for a May performance by Jackson Wang... Read more
Are Ticket Prices Killing Weekends With Adele Attendance?
Is Weekends With Adele seeing a demand collapse over its ticket prices and sales strategy? The pop diva’s residency is seeing headlines over reportedly soft interest in the performances in Las Vegas, which are running through the spring at The Colosseum at Caeasar’s Palace. The Sun, a UK tabloid,... Read more