KISS’ Gene Simmons Sued For Sexual Battery By Restaurant Employee
Gene Simmons of KISS is being sued for sexual assault by a woman who worked in the kitchen at one of his restaurants. According to documents obtained by The Blast, the woman – identified as Jane Doe – said the assault took place while she was working as a... Read more
Former Ticketing Director Pleads Guilty To Stealing $361K From UMN
A former University of Minnesota ticketing director admitted to stealing $361,000 from the school’s athletic department this morning. Brent Holck, 37, was charged with one count of wire fraud this past November. As of Friday, he pleaded guilty to the felony under an agreement with federal prosecutors. By choosing... Read more
Rams Could Face More Than $31 Million To Repay St. Louis PSL Holders
The Los Angeles Rams may have to pay more than $31 million to repay fans who purchased Personal Seat Licenses in St. Louis before the team relocated to California. When the team first moved to LA, it did not issue refunds for payments to PSL holders who paid for... Read more
Ticketmaster, Live Nation Battle Against Consumer Class Action Lawsuit
A class action lawsuit against Ticketmaster was revealed earlier this week after a customer accused the ticketing giant of intentional fraud and over-charging consumers. The lawsuit was filed by customer Allen Lee in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, brought by barristers Steve Berman and... Read more
Idaho Rockfest Promoter Files For Bankruptcy, Still Owes Refunds
After cancelling Idaho Rockfest, the event organizer said he did not have the funds to pay back ticket holders and now, he has filed for bankruptcy. Idaho Rockfest was supposed to take place on August 25 and 26 and feature acts like RATT and Vince Neil of Motley Crue.... Read more
Fyre Festival’s Billy McFarland Sentenced To Six Years In Prison
Billy McFarland, who scammed hundreds of concertgoers with the failed Fyre Festival last year, was sentenced to six years in prison on Thursday for multiple counts of fraud. The sentence was given by U.S. District Court Judge Naomi Buchwald at a Manhattan federal court. His sentencing also includes three... Read more
Foxy Brown Allegedly Skips NYFW Performance, Pockets Check
Rapper Foxy Brown was paid $10,000 to perform at a party during New York Fashion Week, but she reportedly didn’t sing at all and left with the check. Inga DeCarlo Fung Marchand, known onstage as Foxy Brown, agreed to perform two songs at the designer LaQuan Smith’s after-party this... Read more
Rockfest Organizer Can’t Refund Ticket holders Due To Lack Of Funds
Rockfest organizer Ron Heyrend said that he doesn’t have the funds to refund ticket holders after the festival was cancelled late last month. Idaho’s Rockfest was cancelled two weeks ago after Heyrend was sued by a Tennessee entertainment agency for not paying a broker’s fee. Todd Hutchison of Hutch... Read more
Judge Throws Out Lawsuit Against Mariah Carey Over Cancelled Gigs
The lawsuit against Mariah Carey by a South American concert promoter has been thrown out, however, litigation against her company Mirage is set to proceed. The case relates to two concerts that were supposed to take place in Argentina and Chile in October 2016. Just days before the concerts... Read more
Idaho Rockfest Cancelled, Company Sued For Not Paying Broker Fees
Idaho Rockfest is being sued by a Tennessee entertainment agency for not paying a broker’s fee, ultimately causing the festival to be cancelled. Todd Hutchison of Hutch Entertainment filed a lawsuit against Ron Heyrend of EKR Entertainment and Productions Inc. last Wednesday. The suit alleges that Heyrend owed the... Read more