The Killers Announce New Album, 2020 Tour
The Killers are back on the scene with news of a forthcoming record and corresponding tour next year. The UK will kick-off the trek late May in Falkirk, followed by gigs in Manchester, London, Bristol, and Coventry. They’ll hit venues like Norwich’s Carrow Road Stadium, Riverside Stadium in Middlesbrough,... Read more
UK Competition And Markets Authority Clears Live Nation, MCD Merger
Live Nation and Gaiety Holdings Limited’s proposed purchase of the Ireland-based live music promoter MCD Productions Unlimited Company has been provisionally cleared by the UK Competition and Markets Authority (CMA), finding that the merger does not raise competition concerns. Originally, the CMA was worried that the deal could potentially... Read more
Ireland Fans Fume As Lizzo Tickets “Sell Out,” Come Back as Platinum at 3x Cost
Body-positive artist Lizzo, who is rising to fame due to her genre-crossing catalog, is making her first stop in Ireland later this year, but fans are frustrated after tickets sold-out almost instantly, only to see “platinum” tickets available moments later at more than triple the original price. Lizzo first... Read more
Ireland Legislation To Ban Bots, Enforce Resale Ticketing Cap
The Ireland Cabinet has agreed to ban the resale of tickets for large concerts and sporting events for more than face value, as well as ticketing bots. Back in 2017, the Prohibition of Above-Cost Ticket Touting Bill was introduced, and last month, after debating, it did not seem like the Ireland... Read more
Ireland Government Questions Benefits Of Proposed Anti-Resale Legislation
Ireland’s government was reportedly going to back legislation regarding a law that would outlaw ticket resale at any price more than face value, but after a meeting this past weekend, it looks like the proposal will not move forward. In 2017, the Prohibition of Above-Cost Ticket Touting Bill was introduced,... Read more
Irish Government Reportedly Set to Ban Above Face-Value Resale
Ireland’s government is reportedly set to back legislation that would outlaw ticket resale at any price greater than face value, backing the Prohibition of Above-Cost Ticket Touting Bill brought in January 2017 by MP’s Noel Rock and Stephen Donnelly. “This will change mindsets,” Donnelly told the Irish Examiner. “Anyone... Read more