A new report by media observer Juniper Research estimates that 208 million users will have purchased more than 2.6 billion mobile tickets via their cellular phones by 2011. The technology is still developing, but in short, the company believes that there will soon be a proliferation of tickets sold... Read more
After a seven-year absence from the road, Janet Jackson is gearing up for a fall world tour that is expected to take flight in September. Jackson will tour behind her recently released sixth album, “Discipline” (Island Def Jam), which reached No. 1 on the The Billboard 200 after moving... Read more
Four years after their intial bout, Juan Manuel Marquez and Manny Pacquiao will square off again, this time at the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas on March 15 with the WBC Super Featherweight title on the line. “Marquez-Pacquiao II will be one of those ‘must-see’ fights... Read more
With the Grapefruit League barely underway, tickets to the Detroit Tigers’ home opener have already sold out. However, some fans are crying foul because tickets never went on sale on an individual basis, and in fact some fans who thought they had Opening Day tickets no longer do. All... Read more
Five months after the law allowing for unfettered ticket resale went into effect in the state, Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal is proposing new restrictions on ticket brokers and others by limiting the amount they can charge customers for tickets sold at the secondary level. In addition, the Attorney... Read more
The mercury in the Broadway thermometer was hitting bottom for the week ending March 2, as box office returns slumped to a low of $14,835,794. Young Frankenstein is not reporting returns, but with Variety’s estimate of $971,000, the total gross for the week is more like $15.8 million. Only... Read more
After widespread speculation over whether the in-progress Van Halen tour was on or off, the band announced this afternoon that at least four shows have been postponed due to some health problems for Eddie Van Halen. Specifically what is ailing the legendary guitarist has not been determined, but his... Read more
Always a star-studded event, The Rock and Roll Hall of FameFoundation has named the artists who will induct this year’s seven new honorees at its March 10 ceremony at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York. Leonard Cohen will be inducted by Lou Reed; The Dave Clark Five (Dave Clark,... Read more