StubHub Reveals New Loyalty Program ‘StubHub Beyond’
The secondary ticketing site StubHub wants to give back to its most loyal customers by becoming the first secondary ticket marketplace to launch a loyalty program. Dubbed “StubHub Beyond,” the program is an auto-enrollment program for customers who have spent $10,000 or more on ticket purchases within a 12-month... Read more
Opinion: Credit Card Perks, Connections Limit Concert Ticket Accessibility
By: Katy Roxburgh | UK Fans Trust Last weekend saw both the Spice Girls and Fleetwood Mac take to the stage in London for their legendary comeback performances, both of which sold out within minutes of going on sale. In fact, the Spice Girls tour took just 38 seconds... Read more
Live Nation To Buy Out Bonnaroo Co-Founder Superfly Entertainment
Concert promoter Live Nation has reportedly made a move to buy out Bonnaroo festival’s co-founder Superfly Entertainment. While Live Nation previously purchased a controlling interest in the Tennessee-based festival back in 2015, the company is planning to exercise a buyout clause in its agreement with Superfly to buy the... Read more
Album Bundles Are Causing Conflicts Within The Music Industry
The Billboard charts have been around for decades, proving to artists and fans which records are the hottest-selling in the industry. However, album bundles have tarnished the charts’ reputation, making insiders question: who really hit No. 1? Album bundling has become more and more popular over the past few... Read more
Delta, Ticketmaster Team Up To Offer SkyMiles For Concert Tickets
Frequent fliers of Delta Airlines now have the chance to earn even more miles simply by purchasing concert tickets. Delta and Ticketmaster announced a partnership earlier this week which allows Delta Air Lines’ loyalty members to earn one mile per dollar spent on tickets for concerts, games, or theatre... Read more
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