As the critical acclaim continues to roll in from his stops across North America, legendary singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen is looking toward the next chapter of his 2009 tour. The 74-year-old folk musician has announced more than 30 performances for a summer tour of Europe. His summer journey begins July... Read more
With just a few more concerts booked for North America this spring, pop princess Britney Spears is looking to expand her European expedition this summer. Originally limited to an eight-show residency at the O2 Arena in London, England, the Circus Starring Britney Spears 2009 Tour will now cover the... Read more
Ontario, Canada’s Attorney General Chris Bentley today introduced legislation that aims to restrict primary ticket sellers, such as Ticketmaster Entertainment, from reselling tickets on their own secondary ticket Web sites for more money. Ticketmaster owns ticket resale subsidiary TicketsNow, which has run afoul of some Canadian and U.S. officials... Read more
Three-year-old viagogo, arguably Europe’s leading secondary ticket company, this week announced that it signed a deal with the French Tennis Federation that makes viagogo the official secondary ticket exchange of the French Open, the first secondary ticketing deal ever to be struck in France. The deal is a huge... Read more
“French Tennis Federation teams up with viagogo to fight back against ticket touts” London, ENG (viagogo) April 27, 2009 – The French Tennis Federation (FFT) today signals its intent to combat ticket touting by signing a landmark deal with viagogo to launch an official ticket exchange for tennis fans.... Read more
The first of Limp Bizkit‘s reunion plans are coming together as the nu metal band prepares to launch a 25-city tour of Europe. The seven-week jaunt passes through some of the continent’s summer festivals and hits several concert venues for headline performances. The Unicorns N’ Rainbows Tour kicks off... Read more
Former Fugees singer and solo artist Lauryn Hill is in line to hit the European tour circuit this summer after years of on-again, off-again hiatus. Most dates on Hill’s 2009 itinerary remain under wraps, but she is a confirmed performer at two jazz festivals in July. The first date... Read more
“VIAGOGO NAMED AS THE UK’S OFFICIAL AND EXCLUSIVE TICKETING PARTNER FOR THE KLITSCHKO VS. HAYE FIGHT” London, ENG (viagogo) April 22, 2009 – viagogo (www.viagogo.co.uk), Europe’s leading secondary ticketing company, has today signed a deal to become the official and exclusive UK ticket distribution partner for the eagerly anticipated... Read more
“Music heavyweights join viagogo’s advisory board” London, ENG (viagogo) April 20, 2009 – viagogo, Europe’s leading secondary ticketing company, has today announced the appointment of two new members to its advisory board. Alex Zubillaga, formerly of Warner Music Group, and David Goldberg, previously of Yahoo! Music will bring their... Read more
Recently formed supergroup Chickenfoot will step out next month for its inaugural tour of North America, followed by a summer tour of Europe. Former Van Halen members Sammy Hagar and Michael Anthony, along with Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer Chad Smith and guitarist Joe Satriani, will christen the Road... Read more