The Strokes To Ring In New Year With Hometown NYC Show
The Strokes are headed back to their hometown this New Year’s Eve for a special show at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center. People wanted us to play a show in NY. So we thought o.k. https://t.co/JLJdmuylX2 for deets pic.twitter.com/cqpfJkndnT — The Strokes (@thestrokes) August 5, 2019 The December 31 gig will... Read more
Craig Carton Subpoenas Venues for Documents in Fraud Case
Craig Carton, the former WFAN radio host charged with operating a ticketing Ponzi scheme, says that his business was a real one and that documents from the operators of the Barclays Center and Nassau Coliseum will prove it. Carton, who resigned from his duties as co-host of the “Boomer... Read more
TicketNews 2017 In Review: Top Selling Venues
As 2017 comes to a close, we’re taking a look at venues that reigned supreme over the past year when it came to ticket sales. New York City institutions made up a quarter of the overall list, including the No. 1 spot, which unsurprisingly belongs to the World’s Most... Read more
New York Islanders to Return to Long Island, Build New Arena at Belmont Park
In a press conference on Wednesday, the New York Islanders announced that they had won a $1 billion development bid to build a new 18,000-seat arena, hotel, and other amenities on the grounds of Belmont Park, just outside New York City. The Islanders played at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum... Read more
October 2017 Ticket Market Breakdown: Top Venues and Cities
With the Dodgers and Astros making runs all the way to tonight’s World Series Game Seven (in LA), it’s no wonder that the two cities have done very well in the marketplace over the course of the past month. Dodger Stadium captured the top spot in our monthly breakdown... Read more
Ticketholders Shut Out of Barclays Center After Fans Stampede Sold-Out Show
The NYPD were called to the Barclays Center in Brooklyn for crowd control at a sold-out hip-hop concert last night after a group of fans without tickets stormed the venue. Police and security were able to disperse the crowd and lock the doors, but not before all ticket-holders could... Read more
Beyoncé and Jay-Z Will Perform Together for Hurricane Benefit Show [Updated]
Update (9/22): Representatives from Beyoncé and Jay Z did not confirm their participation; A Tidal spokesperson told Vanity Fair, “Tidal will be hosting our annual benefit concert with details to soon follow. We have not announced or confirmed any line up or partner organizations, but stay tuned. . .” Original article... Read more