The Killers Announce New Album, 2020 Tour
The Killers are back on the scene with news of a forthcoming record and corresponding tour next year. The UK will kick-off the trek late May in Falkirk, followed by gigs in Manchester, London, Bristol, and Coventry. They’ll hit venues like Norwich’s Carrow Road Stadium, Riverside Stadium in Middlesbrough,... Read more
Mick Fleetwood To Hold Gig Honoring Early Fleetwood Mac In 2020
Legendary drummer Mick Fleetwood will hold a special one-night concert to honor the early years of Fleetwood Mac with co-founder Peter Green and a handful of special guests next year in London. The gig, slated for February 25 at the London Palladium, will feature performers like Billy Gibbons, David... Read more
Walk The Moon, Santigold To Play Concert Protesting Rainforest Destruction
This weekend, a handful of bands will participate in a free, public concert in Downtown Los Angeles to protest the destruction of the Amazon rainforest as a part of the year-long campaign Amazon UpRising. The event will take place on Saturday, November 16 and feature performances from the indie-rockers... Read more
Billie Eilish Offers Fans Tickets In Exchange For Fighting Climate Change
The 17-year-old powerhouse rising pop star Billie Eilish is offering fans free tickets if they’ll help take action against climate change. In under one year since the release of her debut record, When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?, Eilish has been taking steps to be a... Read more
London Theater’s Ceiling Breaks, Falls on Audience
An audience was enjoying a show at the Piccadilly Theatre in London yesterday when part of the ceiling collapsed. Death of a Salesman, featuring U.S. actor Wendell Pierce, was playing at the venue. According to BBC, those in the audience reportedly heard “dripping sounds indicating water was coming through... Read more
UK Competition And Markets Authority Clears Live Nation, MCD Merger
Live Nation and Gaiety Holdings Limited’s proposed purchase of the Ireland-based live music promoter MCD Productions Unlimited Company has been provisionally cleared by the UK Competition and Markets Authority (CMA), finding that the merger does not raise competition concerns. Originally, the CMA was worried that the deal could potentially... Read more
Live Nation, AEG Back-Off From Facial Technology Plans At Festivals
Concertgoers were frustrated to hear that Live Nation and AEG were considering the use of facial recognition at concerts and festivals, but now, the promoters have taken a step back. Both live-entertainment giants disavowed any plans to use facial recognition at music festivals, and now, the musicians are declaring... Read more
TWICE’s Japan Shows Sells Out After 1 Million Ticket Applications
The K-pop girl group TWICE is on a world tour this year, and after 1 million ticket applications, 15 concerts are sold out. According to Billboard Japan, the group immediately sold out after 1 million fans requested tickets to upcoming shows in cities like Hokkaido, Chiba, Osaka, Miyagi, Aichi,... Read more
Qatar World Cup 2019 Allocates For 24,211 Tickets Within 24 Hours of Presale
Tickets to the FIFA Club World Cup Qatar 2019 went on sale this week, and within 24 hours, 24,211 tickets were allocated. The FIFA Club World Cup 2019 will take place from December 11 to 21 at three venues in Qatar: Jassim Bin Hamad Stadium, Khalifa International Stadium, and... Read more
Sports Events 365 To Demonstrate New Supplier Interface For Ticket Vendors
The global ticketing site, Sports Events 365, is ready to share a new supplier interface to major ticket vendors at the World Trade Market in London this November. The interface, which was introduced this past summer, has allowed travel agencies, tour operators, and other travel customers to receive immediate... Read more