Paul McCartney Advocates For Fans Denied Refunds For Cancelled Concerts
While Paul McCartney will no longer be performing in Italy this year amid the coronavirus pandemic, he’s using his voice to speak out and ensure that ticketholders will receive refunds. Originally, McCartney was scheduled to perform in Naples and Lucca this week, however, last month, the gigs were called-off... Read more
Madonna Cancels Upcoming Shows Due To Coronavirus Concerns
Madonna has cancelled numerous shows on her Madame X World Tour due to a knee injury, but now, her final shows have been called-off in Italy amid coronavirus (COVID-19) concerns. The final two gigs of the tour were slated to take place at Le Grand Rex in Paris on... Read more
Juventus “Ultras” Arrested Over Ticket Blackmail Allegations
Multiple Juventus FC “Ultra” fans have been arrested in Italy for allegations of blackmail and extortion over the weekend, BBC reports. According to investigators in Turin, a group of fans reportedly threatened to sing racist chants if club officials did not allow them to buy cheaper tickets to then... Read more
Concert Stampede In Italy Leaves 6 Dead, More Than 50 Injured
During a concert in Italy over the weekend, a spray was released into the air, causing a stampede to break out, killing six fans and injuring over 50. The concert, led by Italian rapper Sfera Ebbasta, took place Saturday night at the Blue Lantern disco in Corinaldo, Italy, near... Read more
Ticketmaster, Live Nation Under Fire in Europe
Ticketmaster is facing serious scrutiny from authorities for anti-competitive measures in Spain, while Live Nation has been accused of fraud in Italy, Pollstar is reporting. State prosecutors in Milan have accused ticketing operators, including Live Nation (Ticketmaster’s parent company), of misleading customers about sales figures and directly moving tickets... Read more