Tina Turner has been forced to postpone two shows in England due to respiratory flu. The March 11 concert at the O2 Arena, the last of five shows in London, has been moved to May 3, and the March 12 gig at the Sheffield Arena in Sheffield has been... Read more
A week after Michael Jackson announced his return to the concert circuit, details are beginning to emerge about his upcoming residency at the O2 Arena in London, England. Due to overwhelming demand for presale tickets, concert promoter AEG Live has made regular show additions to Jackson’s schedule throughout the... Read more
“Seatwave announces exclusive ticketing partnership with MTV UK’s website, www.mtv.co.uk” LONDON, ENG (Seatwave) 9 March 2009 – Seatwave, Europe’s largest online fan-to-fan ticket exchange, today announced an exclusive ticketing partnership with MTV UK for their recently relaunched music and entertainment portal, www.mtv.co.uk. The deal underlines the Seatwave brand’s exceptional... Read more
With thousands of fans chanting his name, iconic singer Michael Jackson took the stage at the O2 Arena in London, England, to announce his final performances during a March 5 press conference. TicketNews confirmed Jackson’s comeback plans earlier this week on March 2. “I just want to say that... Read more
“viagogo and Ents24 sign exclusive secondary ticketing partnership” London, ENG (viagogo) 4 March 2009 – viagogo, Europe’s leading online ticket exchange, has today been named as the exclusive secondary ticketing partner for entertainment website Ents24.com. Ents24.com, the UK’s largest guide to live entertainment, provides information about thousands of top... Read more
World Football Federation FIFA said Tuesday that it had received 506,000 online applications for World Cup 2010 tickets. The applications came from 140 countries around the world, suggesting this could be one of the most lucrative World Cups ever, despite the global recession. South Africa sent the most applications,... Read more
“SEATWAVE SECONDARY TICKETING MARKET UPDATE FOR Q4 2008” LONDON, ENG (Seatwave) 03 March 2009 – Seatwave, Europe’s leading independent ticketing website according to Comscore market share data, today confirms that it saw decisive growth across all sectors including music, sport and theatre in Q4 of 2008. This comes as... Read more
The restrictive hand of Chinese politics has forced the cancellation of Oasis‘ first-ever concerts in April. The British rockers, currently on a world tour promoting “Dig Out Your Soul,” were scheduled to perform April 3 at Beijing’s Capital Arena and April 5 at Shanghai Grand Stage. After the Chinese... Read more
After supporting Neil Young on tour for the latter half of 2008, alt-country band Wilco has outlined its own set of national and international headlining dates for spring. The U.S. leg of the tour begins with an April 14-15 stand at Pabst Theater in Milwaukee, WI, and closes out... Read more
Country duo Sugarland has announced plans for its first European tour this March. After completing the 11-city venture, the musicians will return to the U.S. for alternating stints with Kenny Chesney and Keith Urban‘s summer tours. The European venture launches with a March 6 performance at the U.S. Army... Read more