Philadelphia Phillies choose ProVenue for all future ticketing needs
The Philadelphia Phillies are hoping that a new ticketing solution can streamline and simplify its ticketing process going forward. On June 27, the Phillies organization announced that the team as a whole would use the Tickets.com ticketing platform ProVenue™ starting with the 2013 MLB season. According to the press... Read more
Jay-Z’s 40/40 Club in Barclays Center encounters community protest
Brooklyn native Jay-Z will be bringing a new version of his Manhattan night spot, The 40/40 Club, to Brooklyn’s Barclays Center in September. The hip-hop mogul has numerous ties to the new venue, including being a minority owner of the NBA’s Brooklyn Nets, who will call Barclays Center home... Read more
PRESS RELEASE: “Signature Retail Site TicketNetwork.com Announces Agreement to Serve as Secondary Ticket Market Option of NYTimes.com Sports Section” South Windsor, CT— June 11, 2012 – TicketNetwork®, the leading online ticket exchange for events and an innovative technology solutions provider for ticket buyers and sellers, today announced that it... Read more
Dynamic pricing, or pricing according to market demand, has long been used in the hotel and airline industries. However, the move to sports ticketing, a likely candidate due to the many variables affecting ticket demand, has been slow. Launched in 2007, Qcue was the first company to provide a... Read more
The New York Yankees are in the midst of one of Major League Baseball‘s most impressive streaks — despite moving into a new, smaller Yankee Stadium in 2009, the Yankees have led the American League in attendance for nine straight seasons. But the Yankees may not be entirely pleased... Read more
Three California stadiums explore AEG’s proposal for new management
Three of California’s well-known stadiums could be changing management if the recommendations of both venues’ oversight boards are accepted. According to reports, change could be on the way for the O.co Coliseum, Oracle Arena, and Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. According to the Oakland Tribune, the Oakland Coliseum Complex, which... Read more
On April 6, 2012, the NFL and Ticketmaster announced that the two organizations had signed a five-year extension on their popular “NFL Ticket Exchange” site. Ticketmaster, a subsidiary of LiveNation Entertainment, hosts several ticket exchange sites for various sporting and entertainment organizations. Launched in 2008, the NFL Ticket Exchange... Read more
A new drama soon to open off-Broadway takes on the weighty subject of Post-Concussion Syndrome (PCS), a term that is all too familiar to those who play or watch football. “Headstrong” begins previews at the Ensemble Studio Theatre on April 18, where it will be preparing for an April... Read more
Basketball comes to Broadway with ‘Magic/Bird’
The legendary rivalry and close friendship shared by Larry Bird and Earvin “Magic” Johnson is getting the musical treatment as “Magic/Bird” opens on Broadway this spring of 2012. The 90 minute musical drama is currently in previews at the Longacre Theatre, where it is scheduled to open on April... Read more
AEG rolled out its new ticketing system “axs” this weekend at Houston’s BBVA Compass Stadium, bringing the total number of markets that are running axs to seven. AEG, who up until the launch of axs primarily used Ticketmaster to sell tickets to events at the company’s more than 130... Read more