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AEG Venues Drop StubHub In Favor of AXS for Resale
Venues in the Anschutz Entertainment Group (AEG) portfolio are dropping their partnership with StubHub, which saw the eBay (NASDAQ: EBAY) subsidiary serve as the official resale marketplace for those venues since 2012, according to reporting by the Wall Street Journal. Venues affected by this change include the Staples Center... Read more
Judge Allows Ozzy Osbourne’s Antitrust Lawsuit Against AEG to Continue
A judge found in favor of Ozzy Osbourne in the singer’s antitrust lawsuit against AEG, finding against the company’s motion to dismiss the case on the grounds that Osbourne had no standing. Osbourne, who rose to fame as the lead singer of progressive metal outfit Black Sabbath and had... Read more
AXS Announces Resale Platform In The UK With Venues O2, The SSE Arena
AEG’s ticketing system AXS has announced a ticket resale platform in the U.K., dubbed AXS Marketplace, and after partnering with venues O2 and The SSE Arena, Wembley, the company hopes to expand throughout Europe. AXS Marketplace will cap the resale price of tickets at 10 percent above the price... Read more
Detroit’s Majestic Theatre To Receive $1 Million Upgrade, Partners With AEG
Detroit, Michigan’s historic music venue Majestic Theatre will host hundreds of new shows thanks to a $1 million upgrade and a partnership with the concert giant AEG. This three-phase renovation project will upgrade  the concert hall, stage curtains, sound system, the first-floor cafe, and concert ceilings in the venue,... Read more
SMG Europe Hands UK Ticketing Contract Back to Ticketmaster
The UK’s largest arena venue manager, SMG Europe, has announced that it will once again make Ticketmaster, a Live Nation Entertainment company, their official ticketing partner. SMG Europe is a wholly owned subsidiary of SMG and owns multiple arenas and theaters across the country. These include well-known venues like... Read more
Hans Schafer Appointed Head Of New Live Nation Latin Group
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Nov. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Live Nation Entertainment announced today that Hans Schafer has been appointed the Head of Live Nation Latin, a newly formed department that will focus on increasing the company’s presence in the growing Latin live events market in the United States, including touring,... Read more
Costco to Offer AXS Tickets in New Arrangement
Everybody loves Costco. It’s an immutable fact of modern life. But will they add tickets to their bulk purchases? AXS hopes so. The AEG ticketing platform announced a partnership with the retail giant to sell tickets for AEG and other events, according to Dave Brooks in Billboard Magazine. Part of... Read more