Ticketing closes for several large events, such as Coachella and the NBA regular season, throughout the week ending April 20, as compiled by TicketNews. The 2009 Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival launches this week at Empire Polo Field in Indio, CA. Tickets are offered in the form of... Read more
Tickets to catch AC/DC’s upcoming national tour as well as tickets for the upcoming NHL Playoffs are on sale throughout the weekend ending April 13 as compiled by Ticket News. This weekend’s onsales start off tickets for an upcoming concert from the Black Eyed Peas. Going on sale this... Read more
Multiple media outlets have reported that the Boston Bruins will play host for the 2010 NHL Winter Classic at Fenway Park on New Year’s Day. Since the first Winter Classic in 2008 in Buffalo, Fenway Park has been among multiple locations vying for the annual outdoor game. According to... Read more
Among boxing aficionados, the title duel for the International Boxing Organization (IBO) light-welterweight crown at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas May 2 has, to say the least, been eagerly anticipated. HBO is calling the Ricky “Hitman” Hatton versus Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao bout the first “mega-fight” of... Read more
It was a few years ago that the Chicago Cubs became the first MLB team to incorporate variable ticket pricing. Which teams the Cubbies played, and when, determined how deep a fan had to reach into his or her pocket for a seat at Wrigley Field. Today, about half... Read more
TicketNews has released its exclusive venues rankings for the week ending Sunday, April 5, and Ford Field takes hold of the number one position this week. On April 6, Ford Field played host to the 2009 NCAA Men’s Basketball National Championship game between the Michigan State Spartans and the... Read more
Tickets to catch Rascal Flatts’ upcoming national tour as well as tickets for the upcoming NBA Playoffs are on sale throughout the week ending April 11 as compiled by Ticket News. Starting off this week’s onsales are tickets for the rapidly approaching NBA Playoffs. On sale Wednesday are tickets... Read more
More than 1,000 soccer fans were turned away from two FIFA World Cup qualifying matches at Amsterdam Arena March 28 and April 1 because the tickets were deemed “invalid” by the Netherlands football sanctioning body, the Royal Netherlands Football Association (Koninklijke Nederlandse Voetbalbond, a.k.a. KNVB).The KNVB Web site ran... Read more
Ever since the New York Yankees announced ticket prices for their new $1.5 billion stadium, fans and the media have been critical that some of the tickets were overpriced. Well, managing general partner Hal Steinbrenner admitted Thursday that he agrees, to an extent. “I think if anybody in any... Read more
The most recent edition of Sports Business Journal’s Turnstile Report for the NBA and NHL shows that the 30 teams in the NBA are playing to 90.4 percent of venue capacity while the NHL’s 30 clubs are at 94.5 percent, both slight improvements over last season. It’s a jump... Read more