According to TicketNews’ exclusive venues rankings for the week ending Sunday, March 14, Madison Square Garden (MSG) has held firm to the number one title it reclaimed last week. Helping MSG’s numbers are strong sales for Michael Buble (at number three in this week’s Top Concert Events), who appears... Read more
Golfer Tiger Woods Tuesday announced he is planning to return to the PGA Tour next month at The Masters in Augusta, GA, his first tournament since his infamous car crash – and subsequent public admission of his infidelities – derailed his career late last November. “The Masters is where... Read more
The still-recovering economy could test the resale market for tickets to the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament this year, which kicks off tomorrow night, March 16 with the play-in game. Fan excitement is traditionally high for the NCAA men’s tourney, especially heading into this year’s three-week event because so many... Read more
In yet another example of the current economy’s impact on the sports ticketing industry, Speedway Motorsports, Inc. (SMI) announced sharp earnings decreases for the fourth quarter of 2009 compared with the same period last year. The racing track giant, which owns nine tracks and hosts 12 of NASCAR’s 36... Read more
NeuLion, a New York-based end-to-end technology services provider, this week announced a partnership with Duke University Athletics that will make NeuLion the new ticketing provider for all of the institution’s sports events. Previously, Paciolan ticketed Duke’s athletic events; Paciolan, which was owned by Ticketmaster and its parent company Live... Read more
(This story was updated on Tuesday, March 9, 2010, at 4:56pm EST to add a comment from StubHub.) The Boston Red Sox, the last holdout from the secondary ticketing deal Major League Baseball (MLB) signed with StubHub in 2007, has finally agreed to let the ticket exchange giant be... Read more
PRESS RELEASE: “Beckett Media Signs Partnership with SeatGeek” New York, NY (PRWEB) March 8, 2010 – SeatGeek, a free search and price forecasting service for buyers of sports and music tickets in the resale market, today announced a partnership with Beckett Media to become the official ticket provider for... Read more
Tickets for upcoming concerts from Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, as well as tickets for the upcoming Major League Baseball season, are on sale throughout the weekend ending March 8 as compiled by TicketNews. The weekend onsales begin this morning with tickets to see country crooner Tim McGraw in... Read more
PRESS RELEASE: “STEELERS ANNOUNCE NEW SEAT LICENSE MARKETPLACE” PITTSBURGH, PA (Pittsburgh Steelers) March 5, 2010 ─ The Pittsburgh Steelers have partnered with STR Marketplace to provide a new service to help fans buy and sell Pittsburgh Steelers Seat Licenses. The Pittsburgh Steelers Seat License Marketplace makes it safe and... Read more
The Minnesota Vikings announced this week that they are raising the price of 2010 season tickets by an average of 3 percent. The price increase comes before any announcement by Brett Favre about whether or not he’ll be rejoining the team next season. Now Vikings season tickets will cost... Read more