BTS Fans Cry “Ripoff” Over Ticketing Issues for SoFi Stadium Shows
The first BTS in-person concert in nearly two years went on sale this week, and some fans are venting their frustrations at Ticketmaster over reports of glitchy systems, failing codes, and sky-high ticket prices. The popular K-Pop group hasn’t even seen tickets for its four show SoFi Stadium residency... Read more
CTS Eventim to Pilot Anti-Resale Technology on Ed Sheeran Tour
CTS Eventim has announced that it will be deploying its new EVENTIM.Pass system to combat otherwise legal ticket resale on upcoming Ed Sheeran tour dates in Europe. The technology is specifically designed to limit consumer rights on tickets they have purchased, making it possible to lock the tickets to... Read more
CMA Awards to Allow Limited Crowd in Nashville November 10
The CMA Awards will be back this fall, and will feature fans in the audience according to an announcement from the Country Music Association this week. The 55th Annual CMA Awards will take place at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville on Wednesday, November 10. “We are so excited to return... Read more
Red Hot Chili Peppers Plot Stadium Tour Dates for 2022
Red Hot Chili Peppers tour dates for 2022 were announced this week, with the band embarking on a massive stadium tour in Europe and North America next summer. The band is planning on visiting Europe and the UK in June and July, with the tour continuing in North America... Read more
Pop Superstars Lined Up for iHeart Radio Jingle Ball Dates
A who’s who of pop stars will perform at the 2021 run of iHeart Radio Jingle Ball tour stops, which run from November 30 through December 19th at venues across the U.S. Ed Sheeran, Dua Lipa, Jonas Brothers, Doja Cat, Lil Nas X, Megan Thee Stallion and many more... Read more
Billie Eilish Cast in Nightmare Before Christmas Live Show
Billie Eilish will perform as the lead Sally in live concert productions of The Nightmare Before Christmas, set for later this month in California. Eilish will perform alongside Danny Elfman as Jack Skellington – a role he originated in the Tim Burton film. “I’m absolutely thrilled to have Billie... Read more
MixTape Tour Returns for 2022 Feat. NKOTB, Salt-N-Pepa, Astley, En Vogue
New Kids On The Block announced that they would be reviving their MixTape Tour in 2022, launching a 50-plus date run in May of next year. The NKOTB MixTape Tour will bring along fellow 1980-90s-era pop favorites for the ride, including Salt-N-Pepa, Rick Astley, and En Vogue. “We had... Read more
SeatGeek Swaps Program Offers Consumers Refund Option on Tickets
Seatgeek announced a new “Swaps” program, allowing for consumers to return tickets purchased through the marketplace for marketplace credit. Tickets eligible for the Swaps program can be returned up to 72 hours prior to the event, with the promo code valid for 12 months after the return. “Consumers expect... Read more
Live Nation Vaccine or Testing Requirement Takes Effect Nationwide
Venues across the U.S. – including some of the most iconic rooms in live music – now require all attendees to provide proof of either vaccination or a recent negative test. Live Nation vaccine or negative test rules went into effect on Monday, October 4, meaning that a large... Read more
LCD Soundsystem to Return to Stage in Brooklyn Residency
LCD Soundsystem announced a return to performing live, setting dates in New York City in November and December of this year. The residency will consist of 20 performances at Brooklyn Steel, beginning on November 23 and running through December 21. The performances will be the first for the band... Read more