Ticketmaster Apologizes After Bruce Springsteen Ticket Sales Meltdown
A “technical issue” caused serious issues during the initial ticket sale for upcoming Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band tickets, prompting an apology from Ticketmaster. The Boss recently announced plans for extensive touring in 2023, including two North American legs that have yet to be announced, and a... Read more
Lil Durk Plots Second Leg of 7220 Tour Dates
Lil Durk announced a second leg of tour dates for 2022, having just wrapped up a 17-show spring run in support of his new album. The new dates, touted as The 7220 Deluxe Tour, run through the fall across North America. Runnin it back 🦅 #the7220deluxetour Pre sale tomorrow... Read more
Panic! At The Disco Plot Viva Las Vengeance Album Release, Tour Dates
Panic! At The Disco announced their seventh studio album Wednesday, and a series of tour dates in support of it. The album and tour share the name Viva Las Vengeance, with the album set for full release on August 19 and tour dates beginning in September. “Viva Las Vengeance... Read more
Harry Styles Fans Furious Over Ticketmaster “Platinum” Ticket Prices
Harry Styles fans are venting their anger at Ticketmaster for the second time in less than a month, calling out the ticketing giant for the “platinum” pricing scheme put in place for tickets to the singer’s Love On Tour dates that went on sale this week. Despite there being... Read more
Aerosmith Pauses Las Vegas Shows as Steven Tyler Checks into Rehab
Aerosmith announced it was putting plans for its return to the stage in Las Vegas on hold after singer Steven Tyler voluntarily checked in to a rehab program for substance abuse. The Deuces are Wild shows were scheduled to begin in June at Park MGM and stretch into December,... Read more
Harry Styles Adds Five Dates Each to New York/LA Harry’s House Shows
Harry Styles announced five additional shows each in New York and Los Angeles on his upcoming Love On Tour runs in the cities, citing “overwhelming demand” based on the consumer data collected from Ticketmaster’s Verified Fan program registrations. Madison Square Garden and Kia Forum will now each see a... Read more
Bruce Springsteen & E Street Band Announce 2023 Touring Plans
The Boss will be back on the road in 2023. Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band announced plans to get back on the road beginning in February, beginning with arena dates in the U.S. and then heading to Europe for stadium shows in the spring before returning to... Read more
Live Nation Venues Grabbed Millions in Independent Venue Pandemic Aid
A number of venues and affiliates received millions of dollars in pandemic relief intended to keep independent venues alive during the pandemic, according to reporting by the Washington Post analyzing Small Business Administration records. Nearly $19 million in aid was taken in by companies that are either direct subsidiaries... Read more
The Judds Tour Transforms to Celebration in Wake of Naomi’s Death
The Judds Tour will go on, with a little help from some friends. Wynonna Judd announced that the death of her mother Naomi would not derail plans for the tour announced for the fall. Instead, it will be transformed into a celebration featuring an array of guest stars joining... Read more
Increased Use of Mobile-Only Tickets a Major Issue for Millions
“Why can’t it always be like this,” wondered Bob Cocroft after Ticketmaster finally provided him with physical tickets to an upcoming Cirque du Soleil show in Ontario. The solution was finally presented to him after he contacted the media, following his being stonewalled by the ticketing company until that... Read more