With World #1 golfer Tiger Woods in the field and coming off back-to-back tour wins, demand for tickets is running high to this week’s PGA Championship at Hazeltine National Golf Club in Chaska, MN. KARE-TV profiled Minnesota-based ticket brokerage Ticket King about the matter, and like other area brokers,... Read more
Minnesota resident Bob Horvath is going to the final round of this week’s PGA Championship golf tournament thanks to StubHub’s quick resolution of a dispute. Back in April, Horvath ordered six tickets through StubHub to Wednesday’s practice round at the Hazeltine National Golf Club in Chaska, MN where the... Read more
Ticket Summit Vegas may have recently concluded, but now viewers can watch scenes from the successful secondary ticketing trade show and conference with two new videos from the event. TicketNews TV has released two special edition news reports from the fourth annual event that highlight many of the speakers,... Read more
A look at the lawsuit filed by promoter Seth Hurwitz against Live Nation is among the stories featured in the latest installment of TicketNews TV (see the video below). Hurwitz, owner of the famed Washington, DC-based 9:30 Club, had been working on the lawsuit for more than a year... Read more
In a brief video, an exclusive release from media outlet CNN, Michael Jackson is seen rehearsing for his planned “This Is It” concert series just days before his untimely death on June 25. (See embedded video below.) The footage, just over a minute-and-a-half long, shows Jackson performing the song... Read more
Circa 2006, former Ticketmaster CEO Fred Rosen, one of the pioneers of the modern ticketing industry, sat down for a lengthy series of interviews with Stagehandspace.com where he explained the creation of Ticketmaster and how he grew the business into the world’s dominant ticket seller. See the videos below.... Read more
Now, you can watch TicketNews as well as read it. In a first for the industry, TicketNews is launching “TicketNews TV,” a fast-paced, monthly Web-based newscast that covers the ticket business, with a focus on the secondary ticket market. Click on the image below to view the video. The... Read more
The merits of paperless ticketing, and the decision by the Miley Cyrus camp to go that route for her upcoming tour, were the focus of a segment on CNBC this week, as StubHub President Chris Tsakalakis admitted the new technology could adversely affect his business. Tsakalakis and David Butler,... Read more
While patient Orlando Magic fans have waited almost 15 years since the last time the team was in the NBA Finals, not all of them will be able to see the team live when games shift to Amway Arena in the city. Because the arena doesn’t have a press... Read more
During a recent appearance at D7, the Wall Street Journal’s annual technology conference, Ticketmaster Entertainment CEO Irving Azoff said that without the company’s proposed merger with Live Nation it may not survive. Azoff made the assessment during a casual discussion with the Journal’s Kara Swisher, and he believes that... Read more