Foo Fighters Postpone Tour Dates As Vocalist Dave Grohl Recovers Voice
The rockers of Foo Fighters have postponed two upcoming tour dates to let their lead vocalist, Dave Grohl, recover from vocal illness. According to a press release, Grohl “suffered a loss of voice and is now on vocal rest” following a show in Seattle this past Saturday. Grohl joked... Read more
Jack White Brings ‘Boarding House Reach’ To Canada
In honor of his latest record Boarding House Reach, Jack White is crossing the globe, and he has revealed that the tour will extend through Canada later this year. White will continue touring in the U.S. through late September, making stops at Las Vegas’ iHeartRadio Festival and Tennessee’s Pilgrimage... Read more
Ticketmaster “Drip Pricing” Subject of Consumer Class Action Lawsuit in Canada
Just days after Canada’s Competition Bureau filed suit against Live Nation in that country for what it refers to as “Drip Pricing” – the act of introducing substantial fees at the tail end of a ticketing transaction – Merchant Law Group LLP has announced a national class action lawsuit... Read more
Alberta Aims at Ticket Resale Reform, Banning of “Bots”
Following in the footsteps of Ontario, the Canadian province of Alberta has announced legislation aimed at restricting the resale of tickets, according to multiple news sources. The restrictions are far less comprehensive than more populous Ontario, due to the western provinces’ consideration of itself as a smaller market, according... Read more
Market Heat Report: Bruno Mars In But Soccer Dominates
Top-tier showman Bruno Mars makes a pair of appearances in the Market Heat report for this Tuesday, with a show tonight in Sacramento at No. 7, and an August 5th date in Minnesota down at No. 17… But the top 10 is dominated by soccer once again, as some... Read more
Ontario to Examine Ticket Sale Reforms, Bot Ban
After a period of public comment found widespread support for more transparent sales and a ban against automated ticket purchasing “Bots,” Ontario will be examining reforms to ticket selling legislation, according to The Canadian Press. Ontario Attorney General Yasir Naqvi sought public feedback on the ticketing world, due in... Read more