Viagogo Fights Back Against Proposed Irish Ticketing Laws
The resale ticketing site Viagogo is calling out the Irish government for its proposed laws governing ticket touting. Viagogo reportedly issued a legal memorandum to Irish government ministers, noting that the laws, which seek to ban the above-face value resale of tickets and end bot software, are “repugnant” to... Read more
Man Sues Ticketmaster After Purchasing Wrong ‘Hamilton’ Tickets
A Texas attorney who accidentally purchased tickets for Broadway’s hit musical Hamilton for the wrong day is now suing Ticketmaster. According to court documents obtained by Above the Law, Joshua Davis had intended to buy three tickets to a Hamilton show on March 14 or 15 in New York... Read more
NJ Supreme Court Rules In NFL’s Favor For Super Bowl Ticket Case
The New Jersey state Supreme Court ruled that the NFL did not violate the state’s fraud law for the 2014 Super Bowl at MetLife Stadium, although only 1 percent of tickets were reserved in a lottery for fans. In 2014, Josh Finkleman of New Brunswick filed suit against the... Read more
R. Kelly Under Criminal Investigation After Docuseries Sparks Conversation
R. Kelly has faced severe backlash after Lifetime aired the docuseries “Surviving R. Kelly,” detailing more than two decades worth of sexual assault allegations, and now, the singer is under investigation. According to TMZ, a case was opened in the Fulton County Disctrict Attorney’s Office following last week’s airing... Read more
FIFA Forced To Pay Broker $16.8M For Unissued World Cup Tickets
FIFA was forced to pay $16.8 million plus interest to the U.S. ticket broker JB Sports Marketing, who never received World Cup tickets in 2014, a Swiss Supreme Court ruled. JBSM has been engaged in a lawsuit against FIFA since 2015. According to an email exchange between former FIFA general... Read more
Victim of Concert Shooting Drops Lawsuit Against Meek Mill
A man who was allegedly shot at a Meek Mill concert in 2016 has dismissed his lawsuit against the rapper as of last week. According to The Blast, Dylan Thomas filed court documents to inform a Connecticut judge that he is dismissing his claims against the rapper, Oakdale Theatre,... Read more
Fan Claims The Rolling Stones’ Accessibility Prices Are Discriminatory
A disabled Rolling Stones fan has filed a complaint against Concerts West/AEG to the state Division of Human Rights, claiming that handicapped seats at the band’s show are five times more expensive than regular seats. The 60-year-old fan and retired administrative law judge, Michael Boyajian, uses a walker after... Read more
6ix9ine Faces $300,000 Lawsuit After Skipping Concert
While 6ix9ine is in federal custody awaiting charges of racketeering and firearms, he now faces another lawsuit after bailing on a concert in October 2018. Rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine was slated to perform at an unofficial event at Howard University’s Homecoming Weekend on October 28 in Washington, D.C. He was... Read more
Gwen Stefani Faces Lawsuit For Stampede During 2016 Concert
Gwen Stefani may be liable for a stampede which took place at one of her concerts in 2016 as a lawsuit filed by an injured fan moves forward. In 2016, Stefani performed a show at the PNC Music Pavilion in Charlotte, North Carolina. She reportedly told the crowd, without... Read more
Star Drummer Suspected Of Embezzling $750K From Charity Concert
The former musical director for the United Nations and star drummer has been arrested after suspicion of embezzling $750,000 from an overseas charity concert, according to prosecutors. Robin DiMaggio, 47, agreed to help the Peace for You Peace for Me Foundation organize a concert for homeless and displaced children... Read more