Tickets Sell Out After Die-Hard Fans Camp Out For AFL Preliminary Finals
This morning, tickets went on sale for the football AFL Preliminary Finals in Australia, and fans were camping out days in advance to score seats. Friday will bring the highly-anticipated match between Richmond and Collingwood, followed by a game West Coast v. Melbourne on Saturday. The first night, 100,000... Read more
Fans Aggressively Removed From Dua Lipa Show in Shanghai
Rising popstar Dua Lipa made her first trip to Shanghai, China yesterday, but the night turned sour as fans in the crowd were aggressively kicked out of the show. According to concertgoers on social media, people were forcibly removed from the crowd simply for standing up, dancing, or waving... Read more
Packed Van Morrison Show Leads to Chaos, Long Queue Lines
A packed Van Morrison show at Wrest Park in Bedfordshire, England over the weekend was full of chaos – from fans waiting hours before the show to a lengthy exit while trying to leave the venue. Fans took to Twitter, angrily expressing their concern over the no food/drink policy,... Read more
Lana Del Rey Cancels Israel Show In Light Of Palestinian Boycotts
Lana Del Rey has cancelled her show at an Israeli music festival after receiving backlash from Palestinian boycott activists. Del Rey was slated to headline the annual Meteor Festival in northern Israel next week. However, the star received backlash from the BDS (Boycott, Development, and Sanctions) movement. BDS has... Read more
UK Festivals Association Calls for Competition Investigation on Live Nation
The Association of Independent Festivals has called for an investigation by UK authorities into the dominant position that Live Nation holds over the sector, according to a release issued earlier this week. The organization found that the U.S. based promotional giant now controls over a quarter of the entire... Read more
Japanese Lawmakers Plan To Submit Bill Against Ticket Resale
Preceding the 2020 Olympics, a suprapartisan group of Japanese lawmakers plan to submit a bill to parliament against ticket resale, JiJi Press reports. Currently, Japan does not have any law in place banning the resale of tickets, since the country already has their own ordinances in place against ticket... Read more
Ticketmaster Security Breach Now Affecting New Zealand Users
Thousands of people in New Zealand are now replacing their bank cards after the international sales company suffered from a global security breach earlier this year. The data breach was first announced in June by Ticketmaster. It was discovered after malicious software was found at Inbenta Technologies, a third-party... Read more
Knotfest’s Colombia Inaugural Show to Feature Judas Priest, Iron Reagan
Metal band Slipknot are bringing their annual Knotfest music festival to Colombia for the first time, and headlining acts include Judas Priest, Iron Raegan, and Revocation. The festival will take place on October 26 at Hipódromo de Los Andes in Bogota, Columbia. Although Knotfest joined with Ozzfest in 2016... Read more
Aretha Franklin, The “Queen of Soul,” Dies from Cancer at 76
Aretha Franklin, the “Queen of Soul” and one of the top-selling artists of all time, died at her home yesterday in Detroit at 76-years-old. Her death follows weeks of speculation about her health. The Detroit News had reported last week that Franklin was in hospice care for the past... Read more
Hundreds Injured After Platform Collapses At Spain’s O Marisquiño Festival
While concertgoers gathered around to see a rap artist at O Marisquiño Festival in Vigo, Spain this past Sunday night, part of the wooden platform collapsed, injuring more than 300 people. During rapper Rels B’s first song on stage, he told the crowd to jump, and suddenly, the wooden... Read more