Fans Cry Foul On Tickets After Concert’s Venue Change
The third Tailgate N Tallboys event this September in Illinois has switched venues with just a month before the concert, leaving fans upset with ticket prices and seating arrangements that come with the change. Tailgate N Tallboy’s two previous events, held in June and July, took place over three... Read more
Promoter Accused of Running With Money From Cancelled Toby Keith Show
A benefit concert for veterans was slated to take place in Illinois earlier this month starring Toby Keith, but the gig was abruptly cancelled after the promoter ran off with the money. The Freedom and Dignity Festival, featuring Keith and Clay Walker, was set to take place at Boomers... Read more
Promoter Apologizes After Billy Ray Cyrus Fails To Perform During Headlining Gig
Billy Ray Cyrus was slated to perform a headlining set during a July 5th concert in Colorado, but failed to take the stage due to weather problems, causing fans to question why they are not receiving refunds. The show, which took place in Colorado Springs, was supposed to star... Read more
Promoter Speaks Out After Complaints From Cuco’s San Antonio Gig
Indie artist Cuco performed at the Lone Star Pavilion for a sold-out show Sunday night in San Antonio, however, many fans complained that the show was oversold, his setlist was cut short, and some people suffered from trampling. Many took to social media to discuss the situation after the... Read more
New $40 Million Kentucky Concert Venue To Open In 2020
PromoWest, one of the world’s largest concert promoters, has announced a $40 million concert venue in Newport, Kentucky that will open in 2020. According to WCPO, PromoWest CEO Scott Stienecker has been trying to build an indoor-outdoor concert venue at The Banks in Cincinnati, Ohio, for six years, but... Read more
Tyga Settles $1.4M Lawsuit With Concert Promoter
Rapper Tyga has settled a $1.4 million lawsuit with a concert promoter for failing to perform in the United Arab Emirates, documents obtained by The Blast show. While terms of the settlement have not been revealed, the case will be dismissed. Heavy Rotation reportedly paid Tyga $141,000 for three... Read more
Travis Scott Ordered To Pay Promoter $383K After Bailing On Concert
Travis Scott must pay a concert promoter $383,000 after he failed to appear at a concert last year even though he was paid $150,000 up-front. The show was set to take place in March 2018 during Super Bowl weekend. According to the promoters PJAM, they paid him to perform at... Read more
Christian Concert Promoter Charged With $3M Investment Fraud
A man and his company are accused of using $3 million from nearly 150 investors, which he said was meant to promote Christian music concerts and festivals, to pay off personal debts. Jeffrey E. Wall of Freeport, Maine and his business, The Lighthouse Events LLC, are the center of... Read more
The Bowery To Build 3,500-Seat Concert Venue at Boston Landing
Concert promoter The Bowery Presents announced plans to build a 3,500-seat concert venue at Boston Landing, set to open in fall 2021. The project will be a part of “The TRACK at New Balance” developement in the Brighton neighborhood. Its name and further details are yet to be announced,... Read more
Live Nation Expands International Reach With Spanish Promoter
Live Nation Entertainment, the world’s leading live entertainment company, has acquired a majority stake in Planet Events, the leading concert promoter of Latin artists in Spain. Planet Events will remain partially owned by PRISA, the world’s number one Spanish-language media group whose publications include Los40and El País, establishing a strategic union that... Read more