Huntsville Venue Group Inks Deal With AXS for Ticketing at Orion Amp
AXS will serve as the exclusive ticketing partner of The Orion Amphitheater, a new venue opening in May 2022. The venue, located in Huntsville, Alabama, already has a banner lineup for its opening season, including performances by  The Black Keys, Luke Bryan, Kenny Chesney, The Black Crowes, Josh Groban,... Read more
Opry Entertainment Group and AXS Announce Ticketing Agreement
Opry Entertainment Group and AXS announced an exclusive ticketing agreement on Thursday, shifting some iconic music venues away from Ticketmaster to the AEG-owned platform. AXS will now provide its full suite of ticketing solutions to all OEG properties, which include the Grand Ole Opry, Ryman Auditorium, and Ole Red... Read more
AXS Inks Ticketing Deal With Z2 Entertainment in Colorado
AXS announced that it has signed a multi-year deal with independent promoter Z2 Entertainment, locking the ticketing services down for the Colorado-based company. Venues involved in the Z2 Entertainment partnership with AXS include The Boulder Theater, The Fox Theatre, and The Aggie Theatre, all located in Colorado. “We’re excited... Read more
Cheyenne Frontier Days Announces AXS as Ticketing Partner
Fresh off a record return to operations in 2021, Cheyenne Frontier Days has switched its ticketing operations to AXS for 2022 and beyond. The event, which bills itself as the World’s Largest Outdoor Rodeo & Western Celebration, saw 267,369 attendees between its rodeo and concert attractions in 2021, which... Read more
AXS Plans to Roll Out Biometric Palm Scanning at Colorado’s Red Rocks
AXS announced that it would be rolling out a biometric ticketing system at Red Rocks, the iconic venue in the mountains outside Denver. The system, powered by Amazon One’s palm recognition technology, will be added immediately to the Red Rocks entry systems, with plans to roll out the scanning... Read more
AXS Inks Long Term Ticketing Deal at Cleveland’s Jacobs Pavilion
AEG Presents and Jacobs Entertainment, Inc. announced a deal for operating and booking Jacobs Pavilion in Cleveland, which will include AXS taking over the ticketing contract from Ticketmaster. The venue, located on the edge of Cleveland’s Flats nightlife district on the banks of the Cuyahoga River, holds approximately 5,000... Read more
Mobile-Only Ticketing Push Leaving Many Without Smartphones Behind
As live events return to some level of normal in the wake of COVID, one group appears to be utterly left out: consumers who do not have smartphones, and therefore can’t access mobile-only tickets. People like Brampton, Ontario resident Debbie Ervine, who will apparently be missing out on a... Read more
After FTC Hearing, Most Ticket Marketplaces Offering “All-In Pricing” Option for Consumers
How and when ticketing fees are disclosed to consumers has been a hot-button issue for a number of years. Most ticketing companies show one price to the consumer, only to have fees show up at the final step of the transaction – after the consumer has entered personal and... Read more
Consumer Advocates Urge Passage of Sen. Skoufis’ New York Ticketing Bill
Consumer rights organizations have come out in favor of a bill under consideration in New York that would drastically alter the ticketing ecosystem in the state. The bill, introduced last week by Sen. James Skoufis, seeks to make a number of changes to existing laws regarding event ticket sales,... Read more
Bad Bunny Fans Angered by Ticketmaster Presale Failures
Thursday’s presale for Bad Bunny’s 2022 El Ultimo Tour Del Mundo didn’t go as hoped for fans across the country, and Ticketmaster is bearing the brunt of fan anger its wake. “Ticketmaster Crashes Right on Cue During Bad Bunny Ticket Sale” reads a headline from DigitalMusicNews.com, while Distractify went... Read more