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As the economy slows, ticket sales to some high profile events are beginning to take a hit as well. From Broadway musicals to sporting events such as NASCAR and Major League Baseball, slumping ticket sales have promoters questioning whether or not fears of a recession are putting the kibosh... Read more
Another up-and-coming week as Broadway box offices continue to thrive. The figures are all good; ticket sales for the week ending March 30 were $21,156,392 (not including figures from Young Frankenstein), almost a cool $2 million more than the same week last season and up from last week’s great... Read more
It seems that over the past decade, every time you turn around there is a new, bigger and better stadium being built in the NFL. And each time the price tag for these state of the art stadiums seem to be getting bigger as well. Another trend in the... Read more
Country superstar Kenny Chesney, the reigning Academy of Country Music Entertainer of the Year and one of the most consistent concert draws of the past few years, is mounting a 34-city, 36-date U.S. tour with LeAnn Rimes on his Corona Extra sponsored Poets & Pirates Tour. The tour kicks... Read more
Steely Dan, one of the most critically lauded bands of the past 35 years, will once again hit the road performing several concerts as part of their Think Fast, Steely Dan Summer Tour 2008 beginning June 8 in Ft. Lauderdale, FL. The first 14 concert dates have been released... Read more
In the wake of the Hannah Montana ticket fiasco, fingers have been pointed in various directions as people look for answers. But, one company has emerged as the villain, Pittsburgh-based RMG Technologies, whose software gives ticket brokers the ability to quickly navigate the Ticketmaster website and snatch up blocks... Read more
After nearly disappearing from the charts, the Jonas Brothers jumped from twentieth place to sixth place in the Overall Top Events for the week of March 17 – March 23, 2008 according to TicketNews’ exclusive rankings. This leap came after several weeks of steady decline since Feb. 10, when... Read more
With a new album in the pipeline — their first studio album since the sessions with the late Freddie Mercury — Queen is heading back on the road for a four-month tour. The band will be joined once again by musician/singer/songwriter Paul Rodgers, who signed on with the band... Read more
Celebrity Access, a leading provider of news and information to the live performance industry, will be the media sponsor for Ticket Summit 2008, the third annual secondary ticket industry conference scheduled for July 23-25 at the Venetian Resort Hotel Casino in Las Vegas. In addition, industry heavyweight Eric Baker,... Read more
Several onsales for Jimmy Buffett and the Coral Reefers’ “The Year of Still Here” Tour have not only pleased parrotheads nationwide, but have also shot the performer into the third place position on the top events list for the week of March 3 – March 9, 2008. Wicked and... Read more