Fire Fight Australia Raises $9.5M For Bushfire Relief
Fire Fight Australia, a benefit concert which took place last night to raise funds for the ongoing bushfires in the country, has raised more than $9.5 million. The concert, which took over the ANZ Stadium in Sydney’s Olympic Park, lasted for nine and a half hours, featuring performances from... Read more
Ticketmaster Expands Global Reach With Launch In Singapore, Taiwan
Ticketmaster revealed that it will be expanding its global portfolio with the purchase of Tixcraft in Taiwan and the launch of Ticketmaster in Singapore. After securing a place at the Sports Hub panel in Singapore, the ticketing giant became one of the three ticketing companies that promoters can select... Read more
K-Pop Act Seventeen Cancel Tour Amid Coronavirus Outbreak
K-pop group Seventeen have canceled their upcoming Ode To You Tour over concerns of the ongoing coronavirus outbreak. The group’s agency, Pledis Entertainment, announced over the weekend that the tour would not go forward as planned due to health concerns over the virus. “Due to the on-going coronavirus outbreak,... Read more
Rolling Loud To Launch In Portugal With Event Genius By Festicket
The world’s largest hip-hop festival, Rolling Loud, is heading to Portugal for an inaugural fest this summer with Event Genius by Festicket. The festival will make its debut in Europe with Festicket providing ticketing, travel, access control, and cashless services during the weekend-long event. Rolling Loud alumni Kendrick Lamar,... Read more
British Musicians Demand Change To Brexit-Born Touring Policies
The three-year battle that has put British politics on the global stage finally came to an end with the official departure of the UK from the European Union. But while Brexit has been the topic of much debate from a political and economic standpoint, it now comes into play... Read more
Live Nation Expands Presence In Japan, Appoints New SVP
Concert promoter giant Live Nation Entertainment is furthering its global reach with the appointment of an industry veteran in Japan. The promoter appointed Kei Ikuta as the Senior Vice President of Live Nation Japan. Ikuta will be based in Tokyo and report to Live Nation Japan President John Boyle,... Read more
Foo Fighters, Kendrick Lamar, Lizzo To Headline Osheaga 2020
Montreal’s  Osheaga Festival is heading back to Parc Jean-Drapeau for the fest’s 15th anniversary this summer. The festival, set to take place from July 31 to August 2, will feature headlining performances from rapper Kendrick Lamar, the rockers of Foo Fighters, and pop sensation Lizzo. German synth-pop group Kraftwerk... Read more
Planned Bushfire Relief Concerts Canceled by Promoters
Promoters have abruptly canceled Sound Relief 2020, a concert fundraiser aimed at contributing to Australian bushfire relief efforts. The benefit series, which was slated to take place over two weekends in March, became a joint effort from promoters like IMC, Chugg Entertainment, Secret Sounds, Frontier Touring and Live Nation.... Read more
Tokyo 2020 Olympics May Be Hottest-Selling Tickets Of The Year In The U.S.
Ticket sellers are predicting that the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games may be the toughest Olympic ticket to score in decades, especially in U.S. markets. When tickets went on sale in June, July, and October last year in the U.S. via CoSport, tickets sold out within about three hours of... Read more
My Chemical Romance Drop Another Show Date Following Reunion
My Chemical Romance shocked their fanbase late last year when they announced their first reunion show in Los Angeles. Now, emo-heads in the UK will get the experience the hype when the band stops in Milton Keys this summer. The highly-anticipated gig will take place at the MK Stadium... Read more