The Black Keys Cancel Summer ‘Lets Rock’ Tour
The Black Keys’ forthcoming Let’s Rock Tour is the latest summer trek to be called-off amid coronavirus concerns. The tour was slated to kick-off on July 7 in Seattle, Washington, followed by gigs in cities like Salt Lake City, Dallas, Austin, Chicago, and Syracuse. They were set to stop... Read more
Oktoberfest Takes Over Weekend Best-Sellers
This year’s Oktoberfest in Munich took the top spot on yesterday’s best-selling events list, according to Ticket Club sales data. While multiple events across the globe are being cancelled or postponed due to coronavirus concerns, Oktoberfest is still slated to go on as planned this fall. The evening reservation... Read more
The Black Keys Reveal ‘Let’s Rock’ Summer Tour Dates
The Black Keys aren’t done touring in support of their 2019 record Let’s Rock quite yet. This summer, they’re hitting the road once again. Last year, the indie-rock group returned to the scene for the first time in nearly five years with a new LP, Let’s Rock. They toured... Read more
Billie Eilish, The Black Keys To Headline iHeartRadio’s Alter Ego
Some of the hottest names in alternative rock music are hitting the stage next year for iHeartRadio’s annual ALTer EGO. The concert is set to take place on January 18, 2020, and will feature A-list stars alt-pop Billie Eilish, indie-rockers of The Black Keys, punk-rock group blink-182, and the... Read more
When there’s no more up….what happens to ticket pricing in a recession?
by Eric Fuller Fall is here. We are heading to harder times. The temperature is dropping and ticket prices may follow. There are lessons to be learned from Billie Eilish, The Black Keys and Jacqueline Novak. Stay with me, this first part is hard but, on the plus side,... Read more
Tegan and Sara Battle Secondary Market, Release Walk-Up Tickets
The Canadian indie-pop group Tegan and Sara were upset with tickets to their show in San Francisco going to resellers and released tickets to fans who showed up at the door. The duo performed at the Sydney Goldstein Theater in San Francisco on Tuesday. Ahead of the show, they... Read more
Black Keys No Transfer Disclosure for Wiltern Impossible to Locate
A week ago, hundreds of fans were left in the lurch when they arrived at a Los Angeles performance by The Black Keys. With what most say was zero warning, the band had made tickets to the performance at The Wiltern non-transferrable, meaning any fan who purchased tickets to... Read more
Report: Black Keys Sold $500+ “Premium” Seats at “Fan Club” Show
When contacted about its role in the denial of entry to hundreds of fans who purchased tickets to its show at the Wiltern last week for purchasing tickets on secondary markets, The Black Keys issued a statement condemning “scalpers” who were out to “defraud our fans and steal their... Read more
Opinion: How $25 Black Keys Tickets Could Cost eBay Shareholders Billions
By: Eric Fuller Dan Auerback and Patrick Carney are The Black Keys, an American garage, blues and indie rock band which has not toured for the past six years. Dan handles guitar and vocal while Patrick plays the drums. Although their band is essentially two people, they are known... Read more
“Safetix” Shift Leaves Hundreds Locked Out of Black Keys Show
Hundreds of fans were left outside of the first Black Keys’ show in five years, after being told their tickets were not valid when they were scanned for entry. Apparently, promoters had shifted to using Ticketmaster’s “Safetix” system – which features barcodes that rotate on a timer to disable... Read more