Ticket Rescue Aims To Shake-Up Industry With Fan-Friendly Ticketing
Ticket Rescue, one of the rising ticket platforms in the industry, has big plans for success. In an interview with TicketNews, Liam Ainsworth explained that his college friend Bryce Wilson, now Ticket Rescue’s CEO, got involved with ticketing in college. During his senior year, Wilson would get his friends... Read more
StubHub Announces New Tools, Including “Sell it Now” Feature
StubHub announced a pair of new features on its ticket resale platform – allowing sellers to let the company take the reins on pricing tickets they want to sell there, or in some instances – sell the tickets to StubHub directly. Pricing Assistant and Sell it Now were announced... Read more
Brooklyn Nets Sued Over Cancellation of Season Ticket Memberships
A pair of lawsuits have been filed in New York against the Brooklyn Nets, alleging that the team violated state law by cancelling season tickets because some were being sold on the secondary market, according to the New York Post. Brooklyn resident Simon Yedid and a group called Smiles... 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
Juventus “Ultras” Arrested Over Ticket Blackmail Allegations
Multiple Juventus FC “Ultra” fans have been arrested in Italy for allegations of blackmail and extortion over the weekend, BBC reports. According to investigators in Turin, a group of fans reportedly threatened to sing racist chants if club officials did not allow them to buy cheaper tickets to then... Read more
Big Hit Entertainment Introduces New BTS Ticket Lottery
The K-pop boyband BTS have fans across the globe, and now, in an attempt to take control of future tickets at concerts, their management company Big Hit Entertainment are introducing a ticket lottery. The news was first announced during a corporate briefing on August 21 by the CEO behind... Read more
Nashville Predators Partner With New Ticketmaster Resale Program
The Nashville Predators have teamed up with a new Ticketmaster resale program aimed toward people in and around the Nashville area. This new ticket resale marketplace, which was announced on the same day the NHL schedule was released, was created in an attempt to bring in as many local... Read more
Season Ticket Holders Banned After Listing UEFA Tickets For Resale
Tottenham Hotspur FC has banned three season ticket holders who listed their Champions League final tickets for resale, according to the Premiere League club. The Spurs said they would be taking action, including implementing indefinite Season Ticket band, against those who listed their tickets for sale, as transferring or... Read more
Primary Lobbyists Give Confusing Testimony to Nevada Legislature
In public testimony given before the Nevada Assembly Committee on Judiciary on May 6, primary industry lobbyists gave testimony regarding Senate Bill 131, which features a number of provisions designed to strip consumers of rights related to the resale of tickets. While there is a great deal of content... Read more