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Pearl Jam Fans Lash Out On 10 Club, Ticketmaster For Ticket Lottery
Pearl Jam just announced a tour in support of new music, as well as its partnership with ticketing giant Ticketmaster to sell seats through their SafeTix encrypted platform. However, when tickets went on sale, fans were furious with the band’s ticket lottery. Fans who are a part of the... Read more
Super Bowl LIV Ticket Prices Climb Higher After Chiefs-49ers Matchup Set
On Sunday, the Kansas City Chiefs and the San Francisco 49ers punched their passes to Super Bowl LIV in Miami – and set the final stage of the market for Super Bowl LIV tickets. For Kansas City, the win over Tennessee marks the franchise’s first birth in the big... Read more
Super Bowl Ticket Prices Move North of $4,000 Get-In Mark
The ticket market for the NFL’s annual showcase continues to evolve with the playoffs underway, with Super Bowl LIV ticket prices beginning at just above $4,000 according to analysis of several leading resale marketplaces as of Monday morning. Prices nudged slightly upward after a wild weekend, which saw the... Read more
Pearl Jam, Ticketmaster End Feud To Combat Ticket Resale
Updated 1/16: Ticketmaster issued a statement on Pearl Jam’s decision to use SafeTix. “Pearl Jam has a long-standing commitment to protecting and advocating for their fans, and keeping ticket prices fair is central to that promise. To ensure tickets are not offered to fans above face value, the band... Read more
Despite Multiple Consent Decree Violations, Live Nation Gets Slap on Wrist from DOJ
The Department of Justice detailed six instances where Live Nation violated a 2010 consent decree by using threats to ensure venue clients used Ticketmaster in court filings made public last week. Such threats, which Live Nation has long denied, were the reason for the DOJ’s plans to bring court... Read more
TicketManager Alleges StubHub Under-reported Commissions, Cut Off Amex Deal
At the core of Spotlight Ticket Management’s lawsuit against StubHub and affiliate system manager AWIN is the company’s relationship with American Express. After sending what it claims is some $85 million worth of sales from AMEX customers to the ticket resale giant, Spotlight (which does business as TicketManager following... Read more
StubHub, Affiliate System Sued by Client Alleging Fraud
Secondary ticketing site StubHub has just been named in a lawsuit by Spotlight Ticket Management, which alleges that StubHub has violated federal and state law by underreporting commissionable transactions. Spotlight, which licenses software and ticket platforms used by American Express, alleged StubHub and Awin Inc., known as Awin Global... Read more
Super Bowl LIV Ticket Prices Begin at $3,846 for Savvy Buyers
With the first weekend of the NFL playoffs in the books, it’s time to start taking a look at the pricing forecast for the big one now just a month away. Super Bowl LIV ticket prices are going to fluctuate up and down over the next month, but fans... Read more
Endeavor Acquires Majority Stake In On Location Experiences
Endeavor, the global sports and entertainment agency, has announced the acquisition of a majority stake in the premium hospitality company On Location Experiences for $660 million, SportsBusiness reports. The agency reportedly acquired two separate shareholdings for 33 percent each — one held by Redbird Capital and the other by... Read more
Fans Stunned by Sky-High Motley Crue Tour Ticket Prices
Fans were certainly excited in November when Motley Crue announced it would tour again, four years after calling it quits. But that excitement seemed to have tapered into disappointment for many, after they saw the asking prices. From the cheapest seat in the house to exclusive VIP and merchandise... Read more