Justice Dept. Has Opened Anti-Trust Investigation of Live Nation
The Department of Justice has an open investigation regarding Live Nation Entertainment, according to sources of the New York Times. The investigation is focused on whether or not Ticketmaster’s parent company “has abused its power over the multibillion-dollar live music industry,” according to the newspaper. News comes amid a... Read more
Maná Reveals The US Leg Of Their “México Lindo Y Querido 2023” Tour
Having a successful year with a high-energetic Latin America stadium run and a record-breaking LA residency, Maná has just announced the 2023 leg of their tour “México Lindo Y Querido”. The tour includes 19 shows across the US, starting from February 10 through to September 23. Tickets go on... Read more
Wizkid Announces The “More Love, Less Ego” Tour
Wizkid is set to go on a nationwide US tour in 2023 spring in support of his new album More Love, Less Ego which was released November 11. The tour kicks off at Toyota Center, Houston on March 3, 2023 lasting almost a month-long with a final stop at... Read more
General Public Sale for Taylor Swift Tickets Cancelled
Swifties who had been holding out for one final chance to score tickets for the upcoming Eras tour Friday are out of luck, as Ticketmaster and SeatGeek – the two companies handling primary box office duties for the massive tour’s venues – announced that there will be no Friday... Read more
TicketSmarter, Social House Entertainment Ink Ticketing Deal
Social House Entertainment and TicketSmarter announced a deal that makes the Kansas-based ticketing website the official ticket partner of Social House events. The deal include the Tacos & Tequila Festivals in Kansas City, Kansas and Fort Worth, Texas. “We are so excited to be partnering with the TicketSmarter team... Read more
Sen. Klobuchar Critical of Live Nation In Letter to CEO Rapino
Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) published a critical letter she sent this week to Live Nation Entertainment CEO in the wake of the disastrous Taylor Swift ticket sales process. Sen. Klobuchar is the Chair of the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Competition Policy, Antitrust, and Consumer Rights and has been openly... Read more
Lizzo Adds Second North American Leg of Special Tour Dates
Lizzo will be returning her Special Tour to North America in 2023, announcing a fresh set of dates just as her 2022 run is coming to a close. The 3-time Grammy Award winner will bring her tour to North America beginning in April of next year, after touring Europe... Read more
P!nk Announces Summer Carnival Stadium Tour Dates for 2023
Pop icon P!nk will be returning to the road in the summer of 2023, announcing plans for her Summer Carnival Tour this week, set to hit stadiums across North America beginning next July. The singer will be joined along the way by support performers including Brandi Carlile, Pat Benatar,... Read more
Democrats Call for Ticketmaster Breakup Amid Taylor Swift Ticket Debacle
A number of political leaders have joined the chorus of condemnation for Ticketmaster’s performance during the Taylor Swift Eras Tour presale this week, with many calling the company a “monopoly” in need of breaking up. The criticism has largely come from the Democrat side of the political spectrum, with... Read more
MSG Says Opposing Lawyers Still Banned, Despite Judge Ruling
Madison Square Garden Entertainment (MSG) is continuing to ban lawyers representing clients who are suing the organization from its events and venues, despite a judge saying they were breaking the law by doing so in a ruling issued this week. MSG, which manages the eponymous Madison Square Garden in... Read more