Harry Styles Ticket Resale Prices Lower Than TM’s “Platinum”
For much of the next month, Madison Square Garden in New York City is “Harry’s House” – playing host to a lengthy stretch of shows from Harry Styles to the delight of his fans. And for those who didn’t grab tickets during the initial rush, ticket resale markets have... Read more
Man Arrested in Boston Allegedly Selling Fake NBA Finals Tickets
Ticket prices for the NBA finals between the Boston Celtics and Golden Warriors have been so hot, team officials have warned fans to be vigilant about unauthorized sales channels and counterfeits. Just prior to Wednesday’s Game Three in Boston, a Connecticut man was arrested near TD Garden in possession... Read more
BTS Vegas Sells Out as Ticketmaster Verified Fan Fails Fans (Again)
Tickets for BTS Permission to Dance On Stage – Las Vegas sold out in hours Wednesday, as the four-day affair at Allegiant Stadium saw its first presale. That presale, open only to BTS “Army” fan club members who submitted to the Ticketmaster “Verified Fan” program for access, wrapped late... Read more
Ford Runs Ticketmaster’s Playbook Wıth Anti-Consumer F150 Restrictions
Ford is under fire from consumers over a new sales policy that dramatically restricts consumer rights regarding vehicles they purchase. The policy, which applies to the company’s F-150 Lightning pickup truck, involves purchasers being forced to sign an agreement prohibiting them from selling or transferring their vehicles for at... Read more
Feds Investigating Potential White Sox Insider Resale Scheme
Federal authorities have begun investigating whether a team insider is tied to the sale of some 35,000 Chicago White Sox tickets over a three year span by one individual on StubHub, according to the Chicago Tribune. An overwhelming majority of the tickets sold by Bruce Lee, which generated nearly... Read more
NHL Seattle Begins Season Ticket Selection Appointment Process
NHL Seattle, which is yet to be named and isn’t debuting until 2021, has already started the season-ticket selection process this week. On Thursday, NHL Seattle started to contact deposit-holders to book appointments to view and reserve about 2,600 club-level seats to games in 2021, the Seattle Times reports.... Read more
When there’s no more up….what happens to ticket pricing in a recession?
by Eric Fuller Fall is here. We are heading to harder times. The temperature is dropping and ticket prices may follow. There are lessons to be learned from Billie Eilish, The Black Keys and Jacqueline Novak. Stay with me, this first part is hard but, on the plus side,... Read more
Black Keys No Transfer Disclosure for Wiltern Impossible to Locate
A week ago, hundreds of fans were left in the lurch when they arrived at a Los Angeles performance by The Black Keys. With what most say was zero warning, the band had made tickets to the performance at The Wiltern non-transferrable, meaning any fan who purchased tickets to... Read more
Report: Black Keys Sold $500+ “Premium” Seats at “Fan Club” Show
When contacted about its role in the denial of entry to hundreds of fans who purchased tickets to its show at the Wiltern last week for purchasing tickets on secondary markets, The Black Keys issued a statement condemning “scalpers” who were out to “defraud our fans and steal their... Read more
Denver Venue Promises Cancellation of “Fraudulent” Tickets for Tame Impala Show
A Denver concert venue wanted to take a different approach with ticketing for an upcoming Tame Impala show, but the idea backfired. Now, it wants to cancel fans’ “fraudulent” purchases on the secondary market. Tame Impala, the psychedelic rock band fronted by Kevin Parker, is visiting the city on... Read more