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Ticket Summit Las Vegas, the nation’s “leading ticket conference and trade show for live entertainment professionals,” was buzzing with activity early today, July 14, as the three-day convention kicked off at the Venetian Resort Hotel Casino. The conference is in its fifth year at the Venetian, and organizers said... Read more
PRESS RELEASE: “LIVE NATION OPENS LAS VEGAS OFFICE UNDER THE LEADERSHIP OF INDUSTRY VETERAN BOB CAYNE” LOS ANGELES, CA (Live Nation) June 30, 2010 – Live Nation announced that it has opened a new office in Las Vegas, Nevada, and that industry veteran Bob Cayne has been appointed to... Read more
Discount Las Vegas ticketer Tix Corporation released its first quarter financial report for 2010 this week, and the numbers in general don’t compare very well to past performance. Overall first quarter revenue for the company was $16.8 million, a drop of $3.4 million over the $20.2 million generated during... Read more
(This story was updated at 4:38pm EST, March 24, 2010, to add a comment from Tix Corp. CEO Mitch Francis) Tix Corp., the California-based company best known as the owner of the Tix4Tonight chain of Las Vegas discount ticketing locations, has received a U.S. patent for its proprietary “ticket... Read more
After publicly sparring with hotel giant Steve Wynn over his ticketing policy for the Garth Brooks residency at Wynn’s namesake resort and casino, the National Association of Ticket Brokers (NATB) has settled on Aria for the latest edition of its World Ticket Conference in Las Vegas. The trade association’s... Read more
PRESS RELEASE: “Tix Corporation Has Acquired the Assets of All Access Entertainment, a Las Vegas Discount Ticket Broker” STUDIO CITY, Calif. (BUSINESS WIRE) March 2, 2010 – Tix Corporation (TIXC 1.19, -0.12, -9.16%) announced that the Company has acquired the assets of All Access Entertainment, a discount ticket service... Read more
Angered over what it calls “hypocritical and disrespectful” actions toward ticket brokers, the National Association of Ticket Brokers (NATB) today blasted hotelier Steve Wynn for his aggressive stance against ticket resale for Garth Brooks’s upcoming residency concerts at the Wynn’s Encore Theatre. Wynn’s move so upset the NATB that... Read more
Less than five hours into public onsales on October 24, the first 20 concerts of Garth Brooks‘ residency at Encore Theater at the Wynn in Las Vegas, NV, sold out. The Wynn’s phone lines and Web site faced an overload as requests came pouring in during the early Saturday... Read more
The Wynn hotel in Las Vegas, home to Garth Brooks’ upcoming residency, is vowing to cancel resold tickets, according to the Las Vegas Review-Journal. The first 20 dates of concerts sold out quickly over the weekend, and tickets are being sold for hundreds on the secondary ticket market. According... Read more
On October 15, country superstar Garth Brooks and casino real estate tycoon Steve Wynn sat side-by-side on the Encore Theatre stage in Las Vegas to announce the musician’s new one-man show. The pair confirmed the first five weeks of the acoustic residency, which will feature four shows per weekend... Read more