Ultra Music Festival Onsale Begins Next Week
Summary by Erica LaCentra, TicketNews Staff Ultra Music Festival, the huge Miami electronic dance music festival, will be back for 2014 and organizers are expecting tickets to sell out faster than ever. The festival will take place on March 28th through the 30th, and unlike last year’s two weekend... Read more
TD Garden and Live Nation Announce: Boston Strong: An Evening of Support and Celebration
TD Garden and Live Nation Announce: Boston Strong: An Evening of Support and Celebration TD Garden :: May 30, 2013 Boston, MA (May 3, 2013) – TD Garden and Live Nation are proud to announce Boston Strong: An Evening of Support and Celebration to be held at the TD... Read more
Ray Romano headlines “Garden of Laughs” in January
On January 26, 2013, Madison Square Garden will hold its annual “Garden Of Laughs” to benefit the Garden Of Dreams non-profit organization. The event will be held at The Theatre at Madison Square Garden, New York, NY, and starts at 8 p.m. Scheduled to appear at the event are... Read more
Eventbrite partners with EDM event giant Disco Donnie Presents
Online self-service ticketing platform Eventbrite has announced their partnership with Disco Donnie Presents, an emerging entertainment brand specializing in the production of over 1,000 electronic dance music (EDM) club events, arena shows, and outdoor festivals each year. Fans will now be able to use Eventbrite’s platform to easily purchase... Read more
Louis C.K. sells tickets for tour without Ticketmaster
Comedian Louis C.K. is taking an unconventional approach to selling tickets for his upcoming stand-up tour by cutting out Ticketmaster and selling tickets directly to fans through his own website with the assistance of online ticketing company Etix, leading to a very low inventory on the secondary market. Fans... Read more
ExtremeTix more than just a ticketing company
ExtremeTix, a Houston-based company that develops and markets innovative, web-based ticketing solutions for a variety of events, has announced the lineup for the 22nd Annual Sarasota Blues and Music Festival which is hosted by their production company Three Zebras Entertainment. Besides Three Zebras, ExtremeTix is also the holding company... Read more
Robert F.X. Sillerman sees opportunity in Electric Dance Music
The man who brought you Live Nation is hoping that dance music and its promoters will fit into the same tried-and-true business model. Media savant Robert F.X. Sillerman transformed the concert music scene in the 1990’s by gathering numerous rival local music promoters under his umbrella company, SFX Entertainment.... Read more
Tony Award nominees schedule national tours for 2013
After the recent announcement of this year’s Tony Award nominees, it seems to be a popular time for shows to get out on the road. A number of 2012’s most prevalent shows are heading out for national tours come 2013. Among them are Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s... Read more
Cashing in on Coachella 2012’s rampant success, advanced sale tickets for the music and arts festival’s 2013 installment were made available a mere month after the California festivities concluded. “We are excited to announce Coachella 2013 will again be held over two consecutive weekends,” boasts the official website of... Read more
“Chaplin” heads to Broadway minus big name stars
The Charlie Chaplin musical “Chaplin” is slated to make its Broadway debut on September 10 at the Barrymore Theatre, but critics fear that a lack of well-known actors may hurt the production when it comes to drawing large audiences. The production ran in 2010 at San Diego’s La Jolla... Read more