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
Italian Football Clubs Probed Over Allegedly Unfair Ticket Conditions
Nine football clubs are being investigated over alleged “vexatious” ticketing practices. According to Football-Italia.net, the Italian Competition Authority announced that Serie A clubs like Juventus, Inter, Milan, and Atlanta are being investigated, as well as Roma, Lazio, Cagliari, Genoa, and Udinese. Authorities reportedly said the teams used “vexatious clauses... Read more
AEG Announces Festicket As Official Partner For 2020 UK Festivals
AEG announced a deal this week naming Festicket as the official ticketing partner for festivals BST Hyde Park and All Points East. Festivalgoers will be able to purchase tickets and exclusive travel packages for All Points East, set to be headlined by Tame Impala at Victoria Park, along with... Read more
Early Information on Live Nation DOJ Settlement Unclear on Secondary Ticketing
Will the “significant changes” agreed to by Live Nation Entertainment in its settlement over alleged violations of its 2010 consent decree include any change in its secondary ticketing operations? From the details released thus far, it doesn’t look like it. In a press release outlining “the most significant enforcement... Read more
Detroit Lions Call Record ‘Very Disappointing,’ Lowers Prices
After a losing streak, team president Rod wood and head coach Martha Firestone Ford reached out to season ticket holders to announce the decrease in ticket prices amid the “disappointing season.” The letter, which was also posted to the team’s website, was signed by Wood, Ford, and her daughter,... Read more
Eventbrite Pushes For Investor Suit To Be Dismissed
Eventbrite asked a Californian court to dismiss a lawsuit from investors who claim they were misled by the company, citing thet the plaintiffs failed to identify any false or misleading statements to support their claim. A handful of Eventbrite investors claimed that the Ticketfly integration was challenging, which is... Read more