FlipTix Teams Up With BUKU Festival As Official Re-Sale Partner
Newport Beach-based company FlipTix just signed a deal to be the official re-sale partner at this year’s BUKU Music and Arts Project, which will enable festival-goers to “flip” their tickets during the event, allowing other fans to see the remainder of the show. New Orleans’ BUKU Music and Arts Project... Read more
eBay Negotiates Future of StubHub, Classifieds With Investors
eBay is reportedly in active negotiations with activist investors Starboard Value and Elliott Management, which could lead to the company’s split with StubHub and its Classifieds unit. According to The Wall Street Journal, eBay is close to settling a dispute to give the activists a seat on its board,... Read more
USMTG Welcomes Tix City’s Lonny Belvin to the Team
The US Minority Ticketing Group (USMTG) is proud to welcome Lonny Belvin, one of our first supporters, to the organization. Belvin is the founder and owner of Tix City, a nationally recognized leader in ticket sales in the Northeast. Belvin is no amateur when it comes to the ticketing... Read more
Garth Brooks Breaks Heinz Field Ticket Sales Record For Sold-Out Gig
Country superstar Garth Brooks has broken Heinz Field’s ticket sales record for his now sold-out show at the Pittsburgh stadium. Brooks announced a 2019 arena tour late last year which is set to span across three-years, hitting 10 to 12 stadiums a year. The Heinz Field show sold 72,887 tickets,... Read more
Eventbrite Announces Expansion Into Asia With Launch in Singapore
The global ticketing platform Eventbrite announced today that it will expand throughout Asia, launching its first localised platform in Singapore. As part of the expansion, Eventbrite’s Melbourne office will be a hub for new Asia Pacific operations, run under APAC GM, Phil Silverstone. Additionally, a Singapore-based Country Manager will... Read more
Scottish Artist Lashes Out At Viagogo After His Tickets Tripled In Price
Scottish singer Lewis Capaldi lashed out at secondary ticketing site Viagogo, claiming he’ll find a way to cancel resellers’ tickets after seats to his upcoming UK tour appeared on the resell site for three times the original price. The 22-year-old rising star, who is making noise in the music... Read more
Rolling Stones Fans Frustrated After Pre-Sale Ticket ‘Bait-And-Switch’
Fans of The Rolling Stones are feeling swindled after trying to buy pre-sale tickets to see the legendary rockers when they come to Canada this year. The group announced last week that they would perform at Burl’s Creek in Oro-Medonte, Ontario – their only tour date in Canada –... Read more
Arizona Lawmakers Consider New Resale Ticketing Bill
Some Arizona lawmakers are working toward making resale ticketing rules more relaxed with new legislation. The bill, which was introduced by Rep. T.J. Schope, R-Coolidge, at a House Commerce meeting last week, would allow consumers the ability to do whatever they’d like with their unwanted tickets. Additionally, the bill... Read more
Utah Officials Propose Bill To Limit Ticket Resale Restrictions
Utah officials have introduced a bill in the house committee that would make it easier to resell tickets without numerous restrictions. In an effort to eliminate ticket scalpers or online bots, multiple artists have put rules into place to make it harder for people to resell tickets. Some rules... Read more
Missouri Football Cuts Season Ticket Prices For 2019 Season
Missouri University’s Athletics Department announced earlier this week that 85 percent of football season ticket prices will decrease or remain the same for the upcoming season. This price decrease will save fans $132 per seat. Students will also save on tickets this year; the “All-Sport Pass,” originally $260, dropped... Read more