Ariana Grande’s London Gig To Have ‘Airport-Like’ Security
Ariana Grande is stopping at London’s O2 Arena on her Sweetener World Tour next month, but following the Manchester bombing in 2017, security is already in the planning stages. During the upcoming concert, fans are only allowed to bring in one clear bag made of “clear plastic, vinyl, or... Read more
Report: AEG, Azoff MSG End Contentious “Block Booking” Fight
Billboard is reporting that AEG Presents has stopped its practice of “block booking” London’s O2 Arena with the Staples Center in Los Angeles, a measure that will likely end a lawsuit brought by Ozzy Osborne arguing that the practice violated anti-trust rules. Chief Executive Jay Marciano told Billboard that... Read more
Judge Allows Ozzy Osbourne’s Antitrust Lawsuit Against AEG to Continue
A judge found in favor of Ozzy Osbourne in the singer’s antitrust lawsuit against AEG, finding against the company’s motion to dismiss the case on the grounds that Osbourne had no standing. Osbourne, who rose to fame as the lead singer of progressive metal outfit Black Sabbath and had... Read more
Foo Fighters Blame Fans, Arena, StubHub For Their Policy
Last week, the Foo Fighters made headlines when their sold-out show in London became a take-no-prisoners stand against “ticket touts” – the UK term for ticket resellers, scalpers and the lot – more commonly known as StubHub, Viagogo, and other legal, widely used ticket resale websites. At the request... Read more
Ticket Confusion Causes Chaos at London Foo Fighters Show
  Thousands of UK fans sold out a one-off London gig from the Foo Fighters at South London’s O2 Arena last night, with many willing to pay hundreds of pounds, take days off of work, and travel many miles to see the American rock band perform. Imagine the disappointment... Read more