AXS, YouTube Team Up For Ticket Integration Through Artist Channels
Now, while browsing videos on YouTube, fans will have the ability to purchase tickets for live shows through the video sharing service’s partnership with ticketing site AXS. Fans can securely purchase tickets straight from a music video from on a YouTube official artist channel. Listings in the U.S. from... Read more
Ticketmaster Class-Action Lawsuit Alleges Company Inflates Ticket Prices
Ticketmaster is caught in another class-action lawsuit in federal court which claims the ticketing giant unlawfully contracts with scalpers and profits from the dealing, violating California law. Mahmoud Ameri and Erin Ouborg, represented by Brent A. Robinson of Atman-Smith & Marcy, brought on the lawsuit after they purchased tickets... Read more
Fan Says Stanley Cup Tickets Are Harder To Score For Less-Abled
A die-hard St. Louis Blues fan was so excited when her team made the Stanley Cup Finals, but her hype quickly turned sour after she was unable to purchase handicapped tickets. The St. Louis Blues are slated to take on the Boston Bruins at the Enterprise Center this weekend.... Read more
SeatGeek Hires New Managing Director For EMEA Entertainment In UK
The mobile-focused ticketing site SeatGeek has hired a new Managing Director for EMEA Entertainment for SeatGeek Enterprise. Charlie Sefi, formerly the GM International of Resy and Managing Director of Ticketscript, will join the SeatGeek team in London. He will take on managing and growing SeatGeek’s primary ticketing business across... Read more
Primary Market Now Offers ‘Premium Aisle Seat’ To Increase Profit
The aisle seat is the latest hot commodity at a concert, and primary markets are cashing in on this idea in an attempt to further profit off of concertgoers. Ticketing giant Live Nation has begun to offer aisle seats for select shows with a surcharge between $5 and $30... Read more
Live Nation Speaks Out About Billie Eilish Chicago Show, Shares New Perks For Fans
Billie Eilish fans felt scammed earlier this week after they received an email that their floor tickets to Eilish’s upcoming show at Chicago’s Aragon Ballroom were being reassigned randomly at the United Center. One fan, Amanda Hoffman-Luke, had bought pre-sale tickets to the Aragon Ballroom show through Ticketmaster’s Verified... Read more
Department of Interior Can Treat Lawmakers, Officials To Free Tickets
The Department of Interior has been receiving free tickets to The Wolf Trap National Park for Performing Arts for years, but according to rules that were released earlier this week, the secretary has the ability to give away these tickets to other lawmakers and officials. The venue has offered... Read more
Ariana Grande, Louis C.K. Limit Concertgoers’ Rights With Copyright Rules
Ariana Grande and Louis C.K. are just two people in the entertainment industry who are trying to take control back during their shows amid the smartphone era and digital world. Yet, some of their rules are blurring the lines between editorial and commercial use, leaving fans with a limited... Read more
SpotCo, Tanna Inc. Announce Broadway Ticket Sales Partnership
The marketing and branding agency SpotCo and analytics firm Tanna Inc. have announced a partnership in an attempt to increase ticket sales, revenue, and inventory management for shows on Broadway, Variety reports. The team will be able to offer clients services that will provide them with a better understand... Read more
Festivalgoers Faced ‘Glitch’ During Monthly Isle of Wight Fest Payment
Some fans experienced problems with their monthly payments for the UK’s Isle of Wight festival earlier this week due to a Ticketmaster “system error.” A number of customer received an email claiming there had been a problem with their monthly payment plans, Ticketing Business News reports. These fans had... Read more