Live Nation, Sports Orgs Fight Consumer Ticket Rights in Georgia
Professional sports teams and promoters including Live Nation Entertainment have come out strong in opposition to proposed legislation in Georgia that would protect consumer rights on tickets they’ve purchased. Industry representatives and lobbyists have shown up in force to a pair of committee hearings in Georgia this week, hoping... Read more
Erie DA Investigating COVID Paperless Ticketing Snafu in New York
Officials in Erie County, New York are investigating the legality of the current paperless ticketing situation in New York, which has left many consumers with tickets they can’t use, list for resale, or even give away for upcoming events. Consumers have complained over restrictions on how they can have... Read more
Mobile Ticket Malfunction Delays Entry for Kid Rock Fans
As many as 1,500 attendees at a Kid Rock concert in Grand Rapids, Michigan last week were forced to leave their place in line and enter another to print their tickets at the box office before getting into the show when Van Andel Arena’s mobile ticket readers underwent a... Read more
Ticketmaster Opens NY Legal Push With Misleading Claim
Is a misleading claim in its opening volley in the quest to shape ticketing law in New York a sign of things to come from Ticketmaster? The ticketing giant was one of many operators in the industry to meet with legislators and officials of Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s office last... Read more
Ticketing Debacle Leads Ticketmaster to Offer Rebates
Ticketmaster hopes a $50 rebate and soccer or football tickets will help it bury the hatchet with some angry Canadian fans. The ticketing giant saw numerous complaints following a May 12th U2 concert at British Columbia’s B.C. Place, where its credit card entry system caused long delays. Fans with... Read more