Austin FC Ticket Sales Exceed Club’s Expectations
Austin FC fans are showing off their commitment to the team ahead of its inuagural season in 2021 by continuing to sell a substantial amount of tickets. When the club first opened up season ticket deposits to the public in June, the team set an MLS record by selling... Read more
Pearl Jam Fans Lash Out On 10 Club, Ticketmaster For Ticket Lottery
Pearl Jam just announced a tour in support of new music, as well as its partnership with ticketing giant Ticketmaster to sell seats through their SafeTix encrypted platform. However, when tickets went on sale, fans were furious with the band’s ticket lottery. Fans who are a part of the... Read more
Tokyo 2020 Olympics May Be Hottest-Selling Tickets Of The Year In The U.S.
Ticket sellers are predicting that the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games may be the toughest Olympic ticket to score in decades, especially in U.S. markets. When tickets went on sale in June, July, and October last year in the U.S. via CoSport, tickets sold out within about three hours of... Read more
Oakland A’s COO Leaves Team, Forms Ticketing Company
The Oakland Athletics’ chief operating officer, Chris Giles, has left the team and started a new venture – forming his own ticket company. The A’s announced that Giles would be departing the team, with team president Dave Kaval noting in a statement that the team would like to “thank... Read more
Pearl Jam, Ticketmaster End Feud To Combat Ticket Resale
Updated 1/16: Ticketmaster issued a statement on Pearl Jam’s decision to use SafeTix. “Pearl Jam has a long-standing commitment to protecting and advocating for their fans, and keeping ticket prices fair is central to that promise. To ensure tickets are not offered to fans above face value, the band... Read more
Report: K-Pop, Hip-Hop Concerts Sell Most Single Tickets
Concerts tend to be a group experience, but a decent amount of people head to a show alone, depending on the genre. According to a report by Quartz, which received data from the secondary ticket marketplace Vivid Seats, hip-hop, K-pop, and alternative concertgoers have the highest average in terms... Read more
Miami Super Bowl Could Be The Last Allowing Paper Tickets
This might be the last Super Bowl where football fans can walk away with paper ticket stubs before the big game becomes an entirely mobile-only event. According to a report from The Athletic, league and industry sources confirmed that the NFL is aiming to reach 10,000 mobile entries, which... Read more
See Tickets Reveals Acquisition of Switzerland-Based Starticket
The global ticketing platform See Tickets just announced its acquisition of the Switzerland-based Starticket. Starticket sells over 5 million tickets annually to live events like concerts, festivals, musicals, and sporting events through starticket.ch and its mobile app, as well as pre-hiring booths. It is a part of the TX... Read more
Lyte Launches ‘Send Tickets’ Feature To Transfer Seats
The ticketing platform Lyte has introduced a new feature that allows ticket holders to decide where and who their tickets are sent to. Fans are able to sell or transfer their tickets directly to a friend or another fan through the Lyte Official Ticket Exchange in a safe way,... Read more
Professional Sports Are Pricing Out Middle Class Fans
Planning on bringing your family to a major league sports game for an affordable price? Think again. According to a recently published article in the Los Angeles Times, $100 will not be enough to bring a family of four to a professional sports game due to the current ticket... Read more