Kaufman: Insulting Ticketing Tactics Sadly a New Normal
Throughout the course of the COVID-19 pandemic, the term New Normal has been bandied about as a choice cliché when discussing the ways in which we’ve had to adapt our lifestyles. Would the changes we adopted to mitigate the disease such as social distancing, mask wearing, Zoom meetings, and... Read more
NYC Planning Massive Central Park Reopening Concert for August
New York is plotting its return from its long, forced hiatus due to COVID-19. And while events and crowds are on the gradual path to full scale, city leaders have something a bit more grand in mind for August, when a massive reopening concert in Central Park is reportedly... Read more
Guns N’ Roses Announces Rescheduled Dates for 2021
Guns N’ Roses are returning to the road in 2021, the band announced this week. The rock outfit rescheduled several dates from 2020 that had been postponed due to the pandemic, adding or replacing additional dates as well. Kicking off on July 31 at Hersheypark Stadium in Pennsylvania, Guns... Read more
Lady Gaga Pushes The Chromatica Ball Tour to Summer 2022
Many tours are being staged in 2021, but this week,Lady Gaga fans found out that hers is not among them. An email went out Wednesday to ticket-holders informing them that the singer’s The Chromatica Ball tour would be postponed to 2022, with existing tickets good for the new dates.... Read more
Lollapalooza 2021 Daily Lineup Announced, Foo Fighters to Close
Lollapalooza announced its 2021 lineup on Wednesday, unveiling the full slate of performers set to take the stage in Chicago’s Grant Park this summer. Miley Cyrus heads the bill on Tuesday, July 29, with Tyler, The Creator atop Friday’s slate and Post Malone and the Foo Fighters anchoring Friday... Read more
Garth Brooks Announces Arrowhead Stadium Concert August 7
Garth Brooks announced an August 7 performance at Arrowhead Stadium, home of the Kansas City Chiefs. The concert will be Brooks’ first-ever at the stadium, and adds another date to his run of Stadium shows beginning on July 10 at Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas. Garth Brooks tickets go... Read more
Coachella, Stagecoach Festival Returns Planned for Spring 2022
With live music returning in a big way as COVID vaccinations continue to drive down case rates, two anchors of the festival scene are skipping 2021. The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival announced its plans to return to action on April 15-17 and 22-24, 2022. Stagecoach Festival will... Read more
Florida Concert Charging 50x Premium For Non-Vaccinated Fans
A Florida concert promoter is pushing for COVID vaccinations in a unique way – by charging more than 50x the ticket price for fans who can’t provide proof of their having gotten the jab. The June 26 performance, which features the band Teenage Bottlerocket, is $18 per ticket for... Read more
High Billie Eilish Ticket Prices Draw Criticism From Fans
Billie Eilish ticket prices are catching some flack from the singers fans, as her Happer Than Ever World Tour tickets go on sale this week. Eilish, who announced her 2022 World Tour last week and used the Ticketmaster Verified Fan system to gauge fan demand and likely influence dynamic... Read more
Willie Nelson to Headline 14-Date Outlaw Music Festival Tour
Willie Nelson & Family will be on the road again in 2021, headlining a 14-date Outlaw Music Festival tour scheduled to begin on August 22 in Austin, Texas. The legendary outlaw country performer will be joined by a variety of acts on various dates, depending on the city. “The... Read more