Ireland Promoter Warned To Watch Misleading Prices
The concert promoter MCD was warned by the advertising watchdog for not offering a “reasonable” number of its lowest-priced tickets on their site. According to 98FM, a customer complained that all the cheap tickets for a show at Ireland’s 3Arena were sold out, although they were originally advertised “from... Read more
Taylor Swift To Headline Glastonbury Festival In 2020
Popstar Taylor Swift, who was just awarded Artist of the Decade at the AMAs, will headline the iconic Glastonbury Festival next year to celebrate the festival’s 50th anniversary. Swift announced the news on Twitter over the weekend, noting that she was “ecstatic” to perform at the event. This will... Read more
Live Nation Acquires Majority Stake of Chilean Promoter
Live Nation Entertainment announced the acquisition of Chilean promoter DG Medios this week – one of Chile’s top independent concert promoters. The deal was confirmed amid Live Nation’s expansion across Latin America. Recently, the concert promoter giant acquired OCESA in Mexico, DF Entertainment in Argentina, and Brazil’s Rock in... Read more
Slipknot to Headline First-Ever Knotfest In The UK
For the first time since its inception in 2012, Slipknot’s annual Knotfest will head to the UK. The 2020 event is slated to take place at the legendary National Bowl in Milton Keys on August 22. This will be the band’s first return to the venue since their performance... Read more
YouTube Expands Concert Listings In UK, Ireland
Fans throughout Ireland and the U.K. will be able to purchase concert tickets directly from YouTube videos this week due to the video platform’s integration with Ticketmaster, See Tickets, and Eventbrite. Back in November 2017, the integration launched in the U.S. following YouTube’s partnership with Ticketmaster. Other ticketing sites... Read more
Enrique Iglesias Concerts Cancelled Due To Promoter Scam
Several Enrique Iglesias concerts across Europe have been cancelled after the fraudulent promoter was accused of running off with around €1 million. According to Pollstar, a Bulgarian promoter claimed to represent ArtBG and has scammed ticket buyers, venues, and artists after posing as a local promoter. The situation unfolded... Read more
Coldplay Haults Touring Until Concerts Can Be Sustainable
The rockers of Coldplay have some environmental concerns and will not tour in support of their new music until their shows are carbon-neutral. Frontman Chris Martin broke the news in an interview with BBC News earlier this week, noting that the group is going to take time over the... Read more
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