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
Ticketmaster is offering freebies and discounts to fans who purchased tickets between 1999 and 2013 after settling a class action lawsuit. In 2003, the Schlesinger v. Ticketmaster  class action lawsuit was filed, alleging that Ticketmaster failed to fully disclose to consumers all aspects of its UPS and order processing... Read more
Venue Seeks to Toss Suit Brought by Family of Slain Performer Christina Grimmie
Lawyers for the concert promoter and venue where singer Christina Grimmie was murdered in 2016 by an obsessed fan were due in court earlier this week, where they asked the judge to throw out her family’s lawsuit. In June 2016, Grimmie, the aspiring pop star known for her performance... Read more