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House of Blues Music Forward Foundation Celebrates 25 Years
Anniversary marks $25M invested in inspiring and empowering 1,000,000 youth Today the House of Blues Music Forward Foundation launches a special anniversary campaign to celebrate the organization’s 25th year enriching the lives of young people and kick-starting careers in the music industry. As one of the nation’s top youth development organizations focused... Read more
Vibe Signs Female Leader to Challenge Ticketing Monopolies
Ex-Groupon and ticketscript boss brings growth experience to tech start-up Vibe Tickets – founded in 2013 by tech entrepreneur Luke Massie – has appointed Hannah Morris as its Commercial Director. Hannah will lead Vibe’s commercial strategy as the firm continues to attract significant interest from global investors. A trailblazer... Read more
SeatGeek Expands Global Reach By Hiring International General Manager
James McClure joins SeatGeek having previously grown Airbnb and Google in new markets  SeatGeek today announced the hiring of James McClure as the  company’s first ever General Manager International. In this new role, James will lead and grow the  business across Europe, while based out of SeatGeek’s London office.... Read more
TickPick Furthers Growth By Acquiring Ticketing Search Aggregator Rukkus
TickPick Gains Access to Rukkus’ Most Advanced Seat-View Functionality with High-Def Images offering 360-degree Views of Sporting and Entertainment Venues TickPick, the no-fee ticket marketplace that is transforming the industry, announced today that it has acquired a significant portion of the assets of Rukkus, an advanced ticket inventory aggregator.... Read more
Ticketmaster Partners With Vet Tix For Free, Discounted Veteran Tickets
Ticketmaster, the global market leader in ticketing, announced it is partnering with Veteran Tickets Foundation, also known as Vet Tix, to provide a real-time feed of live event tickets to their 780,000 veterans of all eras, current servicemembers including Guard and Reserves, immediate family members of those killed in action, and caretakers of VetTixers.... Read more
Live Nation Awards Scholarships to Students Pursuing Music Careers
In partnership with House of Blues Music Forward Foundation, Live Nation, the world’s leading live entertainment company, is awarding $30,000 in scholarships among three outstanding recipients pursuing careers in the music industry. Established in 2016, this scholarship program is just one of Live Nation’s many efforts to support the... Read more
Fair Ticketing Alliance Launches New Code of Practice to Protect Consumers
The Fair Ticketing Alliance (FTA) today launches a tough, new industry Code of Practice to build greater trust with live entertainment and music fans and help raise the ethical standards of the secondary ticketing sector. The new Code, developed over time by the Board of the FTA and Farrers... Read more
SeatGeek continues European growth with addition of Norwegian National Opera and Ballet
SeatGeek Enterprise – SeatGeek’s primary ticketing software – will power all performances at the  award-winning Oslo Opera House  SeatGeek today announced a multi-year partnership with the  Norwegian National Opera and Ballet (“​Den Norske Opera & Ballett”) – Norway’s largest  performing arts institution – to give opera and ballet attendees... Read more
Stage Front Announces The Launch Of Ticket Logic
A Profit-Enhancing Pricing Technology Platform Stage Front is excited to announce the launch of Ticket Logic, a cloud-based ticket pricing technology platform that integrates the user’s current point of sale system to maximize profits and reduce unsold tickets on the secondary ticket market.  Ticket Logic combines its state of... Read more
Live Nation Entertainment Elects Dana Walden, Ping Fu To Board Of Directors
Live Nation Entertainment (NYSE: LYV) announced the election of Dana Walden and Ping Fu to its Board of Directors. Each of Walden and Fu bring over 25 years of experience to their board roles. “Dana and Ping’s extensive experience spanning technology and media will offer new perspectives and bring... Read more