Market Heat Report: Romeo Santos Tour Heats Up
At the No. 1 – and 3, 7 & 8 – spots today is Romeo Santos, former lead vocalist of Aventura, who kicks off a tour in NYC next February. The remainder of the Top 10 is sports-centric, with the ACC Football Championship between the Miami Hurricanes and Clemson... Read more
New Australian EDM Festival Canceled Before Debut
Planning a new festival can be tricky business, as we’ve seen in the past with Karoondinha, Revolution Rock, Fyre Fest, and other failed large-scale music events. Yesterday, yet another festival dropped out before its debut. Flux Festival was supposed to take place at Bonython Park in Adelaide, Australia next weekend, December... Read more
Jay-Z Gives Free Concert Tickets to Foster Kids in Cleveland
Jay-Z performed to thousands of fans at a packed Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio this past Sunday night. Local news site WFMY reported that a few hundred of them were foster kids and parents, adopted children, aged out youth, birth parents and supporters who attended the show for free... Read more
Market Heat Report: U2 Tour Takes Over
Over half of all spots on today’s Top 20 went to next year’s eXPERIENCE + iNNOCENCE tour from U2. The band’s fourteenth studio album, Songs of Experience, won’t be released until December 1, but that didn’t stop fans from making 11 out of the 18 tour stops TicketNetwork best-sellers.... Read more
U2 Tickets Went On Sale Today…It Didn’t Go Well
At the start of the month, U2 announced their eXPERIENCE + iNNOCENCE Tour 2018, and people had opinions almost immediately. Not simply because they announced a tour – the popular Irish rock band toured throughout pretty much all of 2015 and 2017 – but because for the first time... Read more
Fake Ticket Vendor Defrauds 80 Fans at Ed Sheeran Show
British-born but world-renowned pop star Ed Sheeran performed for thousands of fans in Mumbai Sunday night at Bandra- Kurla Complex. Some fans, however, were not so lucky. Mumbai Mirror reports that at a specific meeting point outside the venue, over 80 teenagers came to the realization that the man they... Read more
Coldplay’s “A Head Full of Dreams” is Third Highest Grossing World Tour of All Time
LOS ANGELES, Nov. 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Last night, Coldplay completed their massive, sold out “A Head Full Of Dreams Tour” in Buenos Aires, Argentina, making it the most successful worldwide outing of their career. Produced by Live Nation, it topped out as the third highest grossing global tour of... Read more
Shakira Postpones European Tour Due to Vocal Hemorrhage
Shakira announced yesterday on Instagram that she is forced to postpone the European leg of her El Dorado World Tour to 2018 due to a hemorrhage on her right vocal cord. The Colombian singer, 40, announced over the weekend that she would be postponing the first five dates in... Read more
YouTube Announces Partnership with Ticketmaster
YouTube announced today a partnership with Ticketmaster that will allow users to view an artist’s upcoming tour dates and purchase tickets with the click of a button. The announcement, posted on the Official YouTube Blog, says that: At YouTube, we understand the importance of helping artists find ways to... Read more
Jeff Lynne’s ELO Announces 2018 U.S Tour First U.S. Tour in 30+ Years
(November 13, 2017) – On the heels of a once-in-a-lifetime Wembley Stadium show and a European tour in 2017, Jeff Lynne’s ELO announces its first North American tour in 30 plus years produced by Live Nation. Jeff Lynne’s last extensive U.S. tour with ELO was in 1981. Known as... Read more