OVG Begins $200M Baltimore Arena Renovation Project
A major renovation project on the Baltimore Arena was launched by Oak View Group (OVG), which is upgrading the aging arena located in the city’s downtown. The project involves OVG working in partnership with the Baltimore Development Corporation (BDC), Fundamental Advisors, and Thirty Five Ventures (35V), co-founded by NBA star Kevin... Read more
Oak View Group Tap Randy Morton, Marc Badain to Lead Vegas Project
Los Angeles-based Oak View Group (OVG) has announced its hiring of two established executives to lead the company’s massive Las Vegas project. The group announced a $3 billion development plan that would include a hotel, casino, and 20,000-seat arena in Las Vegas at the end of March this year,... Read more
Opry Entertainment Group and AXS Announce Ticketing Agreement
Opry Entertainment Group and AXS announced an exclusive ticketing agreement on Thursday, shifting some iconic music venues away from Ticketmaster to the AEG-owned platform. AXS will now provide its full suite of ticketing solutions to all OEG properties, which include the Grand Ole Opry, Ryman Auditorium, and Ole Red... Read more
Ticket Summit Announces Exclusive Tours of Two Las Vegas Venues
Ticket Summit, the leading live event ticketing and trade show, announced that attendees for its 2021 edition in August will be able to tour a pair of the jewels of the entertainment venue world, T-Mobile Arena and Allegiant Stadium, as part of the event. The venue tours will offer... Read more
Buckcherry Announces Gen-X Tour With P.O.D., Lit, and Alien Ant Farm
Loudwire is presenting the wildest rock show of the summer, featuring Buckcherry, P.O.D., Lit, and Alien Ant Farm for the Gen-X Tour. The tour is set to kick-off on June 28 at Milwaukee, Wisconsin’s Summerfest, and run across the country through early September. The trek will hit cities like... Read more
Alice Cooper Announces Additional US Tour Dates This Fall
Legendary rocker Alice Cooper announced additional dates for his previously-announced North American tour this summer through fall in support of his latest record. The tour will kick off on August 3 in West Allis, Wisconsin at the Wisconsin State Fair and make way across the U.S. He will stop... Read more
Merriweather Post Pavilion Suffers Roof Collapse
The roof of Maryland’s Merriweather Post Pavilion collapsed early Saturday morning, crashing to the earth but thankfully not injuring anyone, as it occurred in the middle of the night. The damage will require the roof to be replaced entirely, but it should not have any impact the venue’s upcoming... Read more
Billy Joel Announces Record 53rd Residency Show at MSG
The Madison Square Garden Company announced Thursday that Billy Joel will perform an unprecedented 53rd consecutive show as part of his residency at The World’s Most Famous Venue, which began in January 2014 with Mr. Joel playing one show per month. The show on Saturday, June 2, 2018 will... Read more
TicketNews 2017 In Review: Top Selling Venues
As 2017 comes to a close, we’re taking a look at venues that reigned supreme over the past year when it came to ticket sales. New York City institutions made up a quarter of the overall list, including the No. 1 spot, which unsurprisingly belongs to the World’s Most... Read more
New York Islanders to Return to Long Island, Build New Arena at Belmont Park
In a press conference on Wednesday, the New York Islanders announced that they had won a $1 billion development bid to build a new 18,000-seat arena, hotel, and other amenities on the grounds of Belmont Park, just outside New York City. The Islanders played at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum... Read more