Opinion: Did We Really Learn Anything From The Ticketmaster article in the NY Times?
In the world of tickets, a lot of stuff has been floating around the last few days. Everyone has a take one way or the other, but the question I think we have to ask is “what did we really learn from the piece that ran in The New... Read more
Bomb Threat at SXSW Forces The Roots To Cancel Performance
Fans were excited to see the Philadelphia hip-hop band, The Roots, perform a concert at this year’s South by Southwest (SXSW) festival this past Saturday, but a bomb threat halted the night. SXSW, an annual conference and festival celebration for film and music in Austin, Texas, is a ten-day... Read more
Live Nation (LYV) Riding Secondary Market to Big Growth
Editor’s Note: An earlier version of this post indicated that Live Nation’s earnings call would be on Thursday, July 27. That call was rescheduled for Wednesday, August 9. The post has been updated to reflect this fact. Industry sources are expecting Live Nation (LYV) to show a significant increase... Read more