Oak View Group Announces Changed Coachella Valley Arena Plans
Oak View Group (OVG) announced updated plans for its new Coachella Valley Arena project in California, moving to a new location after its initial land deal broke down. Planned for land in downtown Palm Springs belonging to the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians, the 10,000 capacity facility will... Read more
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Moves 2020 Induction to TV-Only
Initially postponed from its May scheduled date to November, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame’s 2020 induction ceremony will be run for TV audiences rather than an in-person event, organizers announced Wednesday. The special honoring the Class of 2020 will be aired November 7 on HBO, and available... Read more
TEG Rumored to be Targeted for $1B Purchase by Silver Lake Partners
According to a report this week in the Australian Financial Review, a North American firm is considering purchasing TEG, the leading ticketing and live entertainment industry in the Asia Pacific market. TEG, which owns Ticketek and bills itself as “Asia Pacific’s leading Ticketing, Live Entertainment and Data Analytics business”... Read more
Nicki Minaj Lashes Out At Former Ticketmaster Exec For ‘Smearing’ Her Tour
Nicki Minaj announced last week that she was rescheduling the North American leg of her tour, and has since been slamming Travis Scott and his team for tarnishing her concert and album sales. Scott beat out Minaj for the No. 1 spot on the Billboard 200, and it was... Read more