TicketNews has released its exclusive venues rankings for the week ending Sunday, August 3, and Yankee Stadium holds tight to the number one position for the sixth straight week. With a power score of 4.86, the stadium sustains an extraordinary lead over all competitors, fueled by New York Yankees... Read more
Music is the “same as it ever was” for former Talking Heads frontman David Byrne and music producer Brian Eno. Nearly 30 years after their last collaboration, the duo is set to release the full-length album “Everything That Happens Will Happen Today” on August 18. Byrne has announced a... Read more
Online ticket brokers reselling tickets in the Tar Heel State can breathe a sigh of relief today following Gov. Mike Easley’s decision Monday to sign a new resale law that legalizes unrestricted ticket sales over the Web in North Carolina. Senate Bill 1407, which went into effect retroactively on... Read more
TicketNews’s weekly top events for 7/28/08 – 8/03/08 are in, and the rankings show that So You Think You Can Dance? has pirouetted to the top of the charts. Taking a cue from similar reality television show American Idol (minus the singing, but with better dancing), contestants from So... Read more
Only five seasons removed from making consecutive NBA Finals appearances, the New Jersey Nets have begun a transition to a new era in the franchise’s history. During last season, the team traded the face of the franchise in Jason Kidd to the Dallas Mavericks at the trading deadline. Now... Read more
With a plan that includes aggressive expansion into the secondary and international markets, and $35 million in cost-cutting moves, Ticketmaster believes it has positioned itself to weather the loss of Live Nation’s business in 2009. During an analyst conference call this week, Ticketmaster elaborated on some of its thinking... Read more
“Hannah Montana” star Miley Cyrus made her solo debut with the release of “Breakout” on Disney’s Hollywood Records. The album marks her biggest sales debut and has sold more than 372,000 units. “Breakout” is the third debut at No. 1 for the 15-year-old teen idol. In fall 2006, the... Read more
Exhibitors were front and center at the 2008 edition of Ticket Summit at the Venetian Resort Hotel Casino in Las Vegas. From new ticket web sites to customer service and fraud protection, companies were able to network and gain information about other aspects of the ticketing industry. “It was... Read more
TicketNews’ top-selling events rankings for the week of July 21 released today show the Eagles perched atop the Top Combined Events and Top Concert Events charts for the first time. Promoting their album “Long Road Out of Eden,” the Eagles are number one with a 4.54 power score, slightly... Read more