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Harry Styles Fans Furious Over Ticketmaster “Platinum” Ticket Prices
Harry Styles fans are venting their anger at Ticketmaster for the second time in less than a month, calling out the ticketing giant for the “platinum” pricing scheme put in place for tickets to the singer’s Love On Tour dates that went on sale this week. Despite there being... Read more
Live Nation Venues Grabbed Millions in Independent Venue Pandemic Aid
A number of venues and affiliates received millions of dollars in pandemic relief intended to keep independent venues alive during the pandemic, according to reporting by the Washington Post analyzing Small Business Administration records. Nearly $19 million in aid was taken in by companies that are either direct subsidiaries... Read more
Increased Use of Mobile-Only Tickets a Major Issue for Millions
“Why can’t it always be like this,” wondered Bob Cocroft after Ticketmaster finally provided him with physical tickets to an upcoming Cirque du Soleil show in Ontario. The solution was finally presented to him after he contacted the media, following his being stonewalled by the ticketing company until that... Read more
Pearl Jam Cancel Last Two Spring Tour Dates After Internal COVID Cases
And just like that, Pearl Jam’s spring 2022 tour is over. The band announced its final two shows were cancelled after a second band member tested positive for COVID, wiping out stops in Sacramento and Las Vegas. Prior to the cancellation of the final two stops this spring, the... Read more
Carolina Hurricanes Trying to Block New York Fans With Ticket Restrictions
The Carolina Hurricanes have decided that if their own fans don’t want to attend their home playoff contests, they’d rather the seats be empty than full of New York Rangers fans. The organization, which still has numerous unsold seats for tonight’s contest in Raleigh, has implemented ticket restrictions on... Read more
Harry Styles Fans Ticketmaster’s Latest “Verified Fan” PR Problem
Ticketmaster’s “Verified Fan” scheme caught another in a long series of black eyes this month, as fans took the internet to vent after tickets to Harry Styles’ “One Night Only” album release events in New York and London wound up on ticket resale marketplaces for thousands. The tickets had... Read more
Full 2022 NFL Schedule Released and Single-Game Tickets On Sale
It may be May, but football is on the top of many sports fans minds this Friday morning, following Thursday night’s release of the full NFL schedule for the 2022 season. Tickets for most games are on sale now, with games beginning in early September and running through to... Read more
NFL Tickets on Sale Tonight With League’s Schedule Release
Edit – 9 p.m. Thursday: The NFL Schedule for 2022 is out. The full team-by-team NFL schedule breakdown is posted here NFL tickets will likely be sold in a flurry tonight, as the league releases its dates and times for the 2022 season. Opponents for each franchise – both... Read more
RedBall Sets June 1 Meeting to Approve SeatGeek Merger
RedBall Acquisition Corp (NYSE: RBAC) has scheduled a meeting of shareholders to approve the proposed business combination with SeatGeek on June 1. The meeting will be held virtually at 9:30 a.m. Should it be approved by the shareholders, the combination will see the combined company renamed to SeatGeek, Inc.... Read more
U.S. Rep. Renews Calls to Break up Live Nation After Chappelle Attack
Congressman Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ) renewed his calls for Live Nation Entertainment to be broken up after yet another safety incident at an event it was running last week. Rep. Pascrell, long a vocal opponent of the entertainment giant that he openly argues is a monopoly, says that the... Read more