, the designated ticketing agency in the U.S. (as well as Australia, Austria, Bulgaria and Sweden) for the Feb. 12-28, 2010 Winter Games in Vancouver, Canada, has announced a “Vancouver 2010 Ticketing Update,” saying “Phase 2 Ticket Sales” will commence this Thursday, May 14 at 2:00 p.m. Eastern Standard... Read more
Michael Jackson‘s comeback performances are supposed to kick off at the O2 Arena in London, ENG, on July 8. All 50 dates reportedly sold out, practically as fast as the tickets could be issued. The 50-show residency in the 20,000-seat capacity venue means 1 million tickets sold. Right? Well,... Read more
World Cup organizer Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) announced that during the first eight hours of the May 4 “ticketing second sales phase for the 2010 FIFA World Cup,” about 185,000 applications were registered: 100,000 for individual match tickets, and 85,000 for the team-specific ticket series.... Read more
He first took the world by storm in 2004 with his unique blend of reggae, rap and traditional Jewish themes. Now the Hasidic singer-songwriter Matisyahu is preparing for the release of his latest album with a calendar full of summer concerts and special events. The 30-city trek launches May... Read more
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