Jets, Giants Plan for No Fans This Season Due to NJ Governor’s Order
An order from Governor Phil Murphy limiting events to a total of 500 or fewer fans in the state of New Jersey means that the New York Giants and New York Jets – who both play at Metlife Stadium in the Garden State – will be playing in front... Read more
New Jersey Considering Bill Protecting Consumer Ticket Rights
New Jersey’s legislature is currently considering legislation designed to protect consumer ticket rights for events held in the state, as well as requiring that fees be disclosed up front when tickets are sold. The bill was introduced earlier this month by Assemblyman Ronald S. Dancer, a republican who represents... Read more
New Jersey To Hold First Drive-In Concert This July
As the live event industry remains halted amid the coronavirus pandemic, venues and promoters are looking at ways to still keep the spirit of concerts alive through drive-in movie theater shows. Now, New Jersey is hopping on the bandwagon for its first drive-in show this summer. A new drive-in... Read more
NJ Governor Signs Law Stripping Cap on Ticket Holdbacks
Promoters, venues, and other industry insiders will now have the unlimited ability to hold back tickets to events in New Jersey. Governor Phil Murphy (D) signed into law updates to the law regarding event ticketing in the Garden State. Among the changed provisions was the removal of a limit... Read more
New Jersey Legislature Kills Holdback Limits With No Hearings
A law was snuck through the New Jersey legislature over the weekend with no public hearing, bringing potential changes to the way ticket resale is regulated in the Garden State. Most notably, the legislation removes a 5% cap on held back tickets that had been in place since 2009.... Read more
New Jersey Supreme Court To Examine Legality of Super Bowl Holdbacks
The question of Super Bowl tickets – specifically those for the 2014 game held at New Jersey’s MetLife Stadium – will be taken up by the New Jersey Supreme Court, according to an article in the New Jersey Law Journal. At question is whether or not a state law... Read more
Opinion: Holdbacks Should Set Springsteen-Scheniderman Showdown
Fans are frothing at the mouth for a shot to catch Bruce Springsteen in his recently announced fall residency on Broadway. The Walter Kerr Theatre, with its sub-1,000 capacity, is a remarkably intimate venue where the legendary rocker will perform songs, interact with the crowd, and read from his... Read more