Marco Antonio Solis Announces El Buki World Tour 2023
Marco Antonio Solis will be back on the road solo in 2023, announcing plans for El Buki World Tour dates beginning in March. The 19-city North American leg will run in March/April and August-October, sandwiched around dates in Mexico and Europe over the summer. ¡Ya llegó! ¡Ya está aquí!... Read more
Ticketmaster MX Changes Leader After Bad Bunny Fiasco
Ticketmaster Mexico has announced Ana María Arroyo as its new CEO to replace Lorenza Baz – who had led the company for three decades. The change came in the wake of the messy finale of Bad Bunny’s tour in Mexico City in December, which saw thousands of ticket-holders locked... Read more
Poll: 71 Percent of Britons Are Against Dynamic Ticket Pricing
Dynamic pricing knows no boundaries, nor does its dislike by consumers who are confronted with it. According to a recent poll by YouGov, 71 percent of Britons are opposing surge-pricing  for tickets in live music. Championed by industry giant Ticketmaster and increasingly adopted by artists and promoters, dynamic pricing... Read more
AEG Owned AXS Ticketing To Launch In Australia
The AXS ticketing platform is reportedly planning to open an office in Australia next month. The new venture gives AEG (Anschutz Entertainment Group), the owner of AXS, an opportunity to link its ticketing operations with venues in this vast country, such as Qudos Bank Arena, Brisbane Entertainment Centre, Suncorp... Read more
Billie Eilish, Kendrick Lamar, Rüfüs Du Sol Headline Osheaga 2023
Canada’s music festival brings super stars of different genres together next summer. Osheaga Music and Arts Festival has announced Billie Eilish, Kendrick Lamar, and Rüfüs Du Sol as headliners in its 16th edition. The event will take place on August 4 to 6, 2023 at Parc-Jean-Drapeau, Montreal. Taking to... Read more
Near Retirement, Elton John to Headline Glastonbury Festival 2023
Glastonbury Festival has announced that Elton John will headline the Pyramid Stage on Sunday night, June 25, 2023, the music festival’s final night. The show will also mark the Rocket Man’s last UK performance on his Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour as well as his first ever Glastonbury appearance.... Read more
eBay Fined by Australian Regulator Over NRL Grand Finals Tickets
Marketplace giant eBay was hit with a major fine and other infringement notices by trading regulators in Australia, according to multiple reports. The company ran afoul of regulators over regulations capping the asking price for tickets being resold in New South Wales, with NSW Fair Trading reportedly finding multiple... Read more
Live Nation Germany Acquires Majority Stake in Goodlive GmbH
Live Nation continued its spree of international growth via acquisition, announcing its German subsidiary has acquired a majority stake in festival and booking agency Goodlive GmbH this week. Goodlive GmbH is headquartered in Berlin, and will continue to focus on its existing properties, while working with Live Nation Germany... Read more
FIFA Announces Free Fan Festival Concerts at Qatar World Cup
The FIFA Fan Festival, being an essential part of the World Cup in the host city since festival’s first edition in 2006, is going to be organized as part of 2022 Qatar World Cup, too, including free concerts, interactive games, and culinary experiences. According to a statement by FIFA, Al... Read more
FIFA World Cup Unveils Tightly Restrictive Ticket Resale Platform
Fans who purchased tickets to the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar got their first glimpse of the ticket resale platform they are required to use by event organizers this week, and it is a tightly restrictive one. The official resale platform is the only authorized option for those... Read more