US Minority Ticketing Group Welcomes ‘Ticket Tony’ To The Team
The US Minority Ticketing Group is proud to announce Anthony Grier, better known as Ticket Tony, as an official member of the organization. Grier is the founder and owner of Ticket Tony, a nationally respected ticket resale company. Originally, Grier spent his days on Wall Street as a real... Read more
Corporate Greed’s Hidden Agenda: The Legislative Fight In Rhode Island
In an era of monopolies dominating almost all industries, consumer privacy, transparency and fairness are being negotiated in legislative sessions throughout the country. When non-negotiable and imperative rights are up for debate, we have to begin to question the line between government responsibilities and corporate greed; two concepts that... Read more
FlipTix Teams Up With BUKU Festival As Official Re-Sale Partner
Newport Beach-based company FlipTix just signed a deal to be the official re-sale partner at this year’s BUKU Music and Arts Project, which will enable festival-goers to “flip” their tickets during the event, allowing other fans to see the remainder of the show. New Orleans’ BUKU Music and Arts Project... Read more
eBay Negotiates Future of StubHub, Classifieds With Investors
eBay is reportedly in active negotiations with activist investors Starboard Value and Elliott Management, which could lead to the company’s split with StubHub and its Classifieds unit. According to The Wall Street Journal, eBay is close to settling a dispute to give the activists a seat on its board,... Read more
USMTG Welcomes Tix City’s Lonny Belvin to the Team
The US Minority Ticketing Group (USMTG) is proud to welcome Lonny Belvin, one of our first supporters, to the organization. Belvin is the founder and owner of Tix City, a nationally recognized leader in ticket sales in the Northeast. Belvin is no amateur when it comes to the ticketing... Read more
Eventbrite Announces Expansion Into Asia With Launch in Singapore
The global ticketing platform Eventbrite announced today that it will expand throughout Asia, launching its first localised platform in Singapore. As part of the expansion, Eventbrite’s Melbourne office will be a hub for new Asia Pacific operations, run under APAC GM, Phil Silverstone. Additionally, a Singapore-based Country Manager will... Read more
Ticketmaster Expands General Admission Offering In NZ, Australia
Ticketmaster, a Live Nation Entertainment Company, has today announced the acquisition of Moshtix to service the growing general admission event markets in Australia and New Zealand. Formed in 2003, Moshtix has been delivering an innovative technology solution for general admission, self-service and white label solutions for event organisers. During... Read more
Live Nation Acquires Norway’s Tons of Rock Festival
Live Nation Entertainment, the world’s leading live entertainment company, announced today that it has acquired a majority stake in Tons of Rock, Norway’s biggest rock and metal festival. Tons of Rock was founded in 2013 and has grown to be one of the leading festivals in Norway. It has... Read more
Taylor Swift’s Use Of Facial Recognition Sparks Future Privacy Concerns
When Rolling Stone revealed last year that Taylor Swift’s security team used facial recognition technology during her Reputation Tour to detect stalkers, a conversation about privacy concerns sparked across the country, but it turns out, consumers have a lot more to be worried about going forward. During Swift’s concert... Read more
Rolling Stones Fans Frustrated After Pre-Sale Ticket ‘Bait-And-Switch’
Fans of The Rolling Stones are feeling swindled after trying to buy pre-sale tickets to see the legendary rockers when they come to Canada this year. The group announced last week that they would perform at Burl’s Creek in Oro-Medonte, Ontario – their only tour date in Canada –... Read more