Thousands Left Out Of Harry Styles $25 Ticket Album Bundle Presale
Former One Direction-hearthrob-turned-solo artist Harry Styles announced a special one-off show to support his new album Fine Line this week, along with the option to score presale tickets for only $25. Now, fans are feeling cheated after all the tickets were scooped up in minutes. Styles announced the special... Read more
Getting Shocked By Truth – What The Ticket Industry Could Learn From T-Pain
By: Eric Fuller When the truth is found to be lies And all the joy within you dies. Somebody To Love — Jefferson Airplane The complaints keep coming: deceptive pricing, false sellouts, “bad actors”, bots, tickets which magically become non-transferable after they were purchased, manipulated supply, rigged distribution. The $20... Read more
TicketSocket Appoints Industry Professional Mark Hodgkin As Executive VP Of Product Innovation
The leading innovator in white label ticketing solutions, TicketSocket, has announced the appointment of the industry professional Mark Hodgkin as the new Executive Vice President of Product Innovation amid the company’s continued growth. Hodgkin has more than 10 years of technology and sports experience. In his new role, he... Read more
Sports Events 365 To Demonstrate New Supplier Interface For Ticket Vendors
The global ticketing site, Sports Events 365, is ready to share a new supplier interface to major ticket vendors at the World Trade Market in London this November. The interface, which was introduced this past summer, has allowed travel agencies, tour operators, and other travel customers to receive immediate... Read more
Nationals Fans Struggle To Buy World Series Presale Tickets
The virtual waiting room strikes again. Fans have been facing difficulties purchasing presale tickets during Ticketmaster’s virtual waiting rooms; fans typically receive a code and wait in a virtual queue, but never make it to checkout. We’ve seen it with Taylor Swift’s Lover Fests presale and Billie Eilish’s presale... Read more
Primavera Sound Partners With Ticketing Platform DICE
Spain’s Primavera Sound has partnered with the ticketing platform DICE to exclusively sell tickets for its festivals across Europe. From now on, all tickets for Primavera Sound events, including Primavera Sound Barcelona, NOS Primavera Sound Porto, Primavera Tours, and Nitsa club nights in Barcelona, will be powered by DICE.... Read more
Fans Frustrated After Failing To Secure Ryder Cup Tickets
Golf enthusiasts were vying for 2020 Ryder Cup tickets this week but many left empty-handed after tickets sold out in under an hour. The 43rd Ryder Cup is set to take place from September 25 to 27, 2020 in Whistling Straits, Haven, Wisoconsin. Currently, Team Europe is the reigning... Read more
Eventbrite Partners With YouTube in NZ, Australia
The biggest streaming service in Australia, YouTube, has officially teamed up with the live event ticket platform Eventbrite. Last year, the pair partnered in the U.S. and already 500 venues have sold tickets through the integration, Eventbrite noted in a blog post. Through the partnership, fans can see tickets... Read more
USMTG Welcomes Ticket Snatchers’ Ameerah Ahmad To The Team
The US Minority Ticketing Group (USMTG) is proud to welcome Ameerah Ahmad to the organization. Ahmad is the founder and owner of Ticket Snatchers, a new and upcoming ticket resale marketplace. Ahmad may be new to the ticketing industry after founding Ticket Snatchers in January 2019, but her wealth... Read more
Fans Complain Over Issues Scanning Tickets, New Seating At TD Garden
Carrie Underwood fans were excited to see the country star in concert this past Thursday, but the new seating arrangement at Boston’s TD Garden made many concertgoers start the show on a sour note. Recently, TD Garden underwent $100 million renovations, which includes new chairs that changed the layout... Read more