Elton John Postpones Additional Shows Following Pneumonia Diagnosis
Pop icon Elton John had to cancel two remaining shows in New Zealand following his pneumonia diagnosis. Earlier this week, he was forced to cut his show short in Auckland after he lost his voice and needed medical help onstage. He apologized to fans, noting that he was “incredibly... Read more
Eventbrite Partners With YouTube in NZ, Australia
The biggest streaming service in Australia, YouTube, has officially teamed up with the live event ticket platform Eventbrite. Last year, the pair partnered in the U.S. and already 500 venues have sold tickets through the integration, Eventbrite noted in a blog post. Through the partnership, fans can see tickets... Read more
U2 Brings ‘The Joshua Tree World Tour’ Across The Globe To Celebrate 1987 LP
U2 are bringing their ‘The Joshua Tree Tour,’ in support of the 1987 hit record The Joshua Tree, to more countries across the world. The tour, which originally kicked-off in May 2017 to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the record, visited North America, Latin America, and Europe through October... Read more
Phil Anselmo’s New Zealand Gigs Cut Due To Past ‘White Power’ Remarks
Two of Phil Anselmo’s concerts in New Zealand have been cancelled after his previous “white power” remarks resurfaced. According to the New Zealand Herald, the Pantera frontman who is now touring with his band the Illegals, was supposed to perform a show on March 26 in Christchurch, where the... Read more
Ticketmaster Expands General Admission Offering In NZ, Australia
Ticketmaster, a Live Nation Entertainment Company, has today announced the acquisition of Moshtix to service the growing general admission event markets in Australia and New Zealand. Formed in 2003, Moshtix has been delivering an innovative technology solution for general admission, self-service and white label solutions for event organisers. During... Read more
Ticketmaster Security Breach Now Affecting New Zealand Users
Thousands of people in New Zealand are now replacing their bank cards after the international sales company suffered from a global security breach earlier this year. The data breach was first announced in June by Ticketmaster. It was discovered after malicious software was found at Inbenta Technologies, a third-party... Read more
Ticketmaster Apologizes to Fleet Foxes Fans After Venue Shift
What happens when you shell out big bucks for a show, only to have the venue switched without explanation, and you get far inferior seats in the new building? In the instance of at least one Fleet Foxes fan in New Zealand, you get a rare thing indeed –... Read more