Festicket Signs Deal With Beach Festival Afro Nation Portugal
The festival experience platform Festicket announced a multi-year ticketing deal with the beach festival Afro Nation Portugal, adding to its European catalog. By partnering with Festicket, Afro Nation will be able to use Event Genius by Festicket product set – which Festicket acquired last year – as well as... Read more
Live Nation Inks Deal With Los Angeles’ Belasco Theater
Los Angeles’ Belasco Theater is the latest nightclub to join Live Nation’s expanding roster as the promoter giant signed a long-term agreement with the venue this week. The Belasco, which holds 1,300 fans, also includes a ballroom with a capacity of 500, a 200-cap club, speakeasy, restaurant, cafe, VIP... Read more
Oakland A’s COO Leaves Team, Forms Ticketing Company
The Oakland Athletics’ chief operating officer, Chris Giles, has left the team and started a new venture – forming his own ticket company. The A’s announced that Giles would be departing the team, with team president Dave Kaval noting in a statement that the team would like to “thank... Read more
Pearl Jam, Ticketmaster End Feud To Combat Ticket Resale
Updated 1/16: Ticketmaster issued a statement on Pearl Jam’s decision to use SafeTix. “Pearl Jam has a long-standing commitment to protecting and advocating for their fans, and keeping ticket prices fair is central to that promise. To ensure tickets are not offered to fans above face value, the band... Read more
Tickets.com, 3D Digital Venue Bring ‘3D View From Seat’ To Globe Life Field
Globe Life Field, the new home to the Texas Rangers™ beginning in 2020, has been optimized to improve the experience of season ticket holders using 3D technology. Tickets.com, through its innovative Registered Developer Program, has partnered with 3D Digital Venue™ to bring 3D design technology to the online sales... Read more
Miami Super Bowl Could Be The Last Allowing Paper Tickets
This might be the last Super Bowl where football fans can walk away with paper ticket stubs before the big game becomes an entirely mobile-only event. According to a report from The Athletic, league and industry sources confirmed that the NFL is aiming to reach 10,000 mobile entries, which... Read more
See Tickets Reveals Acquisition of Switzerland-Based Starticket
The global ticketing platform See Tickets just announced its acquisition of the Switzerland-based Starticket. Starticket sells over 5 million tickets annually to live events like concerts, festivals, musicals, and sporting events through starticket.ch and its mobile app, as well as pre-hiring booths. It is a part of the TX... Read more
Lyte Launches ‘Send Tickets’ Feature To Transfer Seats
The ticketing platform Lyte has introduced a new feature that allows ticket holders to decide where and who their tickets are sent to. Fans are able to sell or transfer their tickets directly to a friend or another fan through the Lyte Official Ticket Exchange in a safe way,... Read more
Big 12 Conference, Tickets For Less Announce Multi-Year Relationship
IRVING, Texas (Jan. 9, 2020) – The Big 12 Conference announces the addition of Tickets For Less to its corporate partner program through the 2022-23 season. As the Official Ticket Marketplace of the Big 12, fans can now buy and sell tickets through TicketsForLess.com to Conference championship events including... Read more
StubHub, Affiliate System Sued by Client Alleging Fraud
Secondary ticketing site StubHub has just been named in a lawsuit by Spotlight Ticket Management, which alleges that StubHub has violated federal and state law by underreporting commissionable transactions. Spotlight, which licenses software and ticket platforms used by American Express, alleged StubHub and Awin Inc., known as Awin Global... Read more