Massachusetts Legislators Push for Ticket Resale Rights
A pair of amendments protecting consumer ticket resale rights have been proposed as part of “An Act Enabling Partnerships for Growth” in Massachusetts. The legislature is scheduled to be in session through the end of July, though extensions or special sessions are certainly possible due to the volume of... Read more
Report: NFL Will Tarp Seating Near Field for Safety, Sponsorships
While the NFL has announced it will allow teams and local officials to determine the number of fans allowed at its games this year, those with the best seats in the house will be a little further back from the field, at best, according to a report from Sports... Read more
EU Governments Move to Allowing Ticket Vouchers Over Refunds
Governments in three European Union countries are considering measures that would allow event organizers to offer vouchers, rather than refunds, to compensate consumers for cancelled events in light of the Covid-19 pandemic and its impact on the event ecosystem. IQ Magazine reports that governments in Italy, Germany and Poland... Read more
Covid-19 Cases by State- Guide for Live Entertainment (March 23 Update)
As more and more Americans are directly impacted by the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, TicketNews will continue to provide occasional statistical updates reflecting the actual numbers, in hopes of injecting a bit of perspective. Governors in 12 states – California, Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Jersey, New... Read more
Foo Fighters To Offer Fan-To-Fan Exchange Through Twickets
When Foo Fighters tickets went on sale in Green Bay, Wisconsin, the venue sold-out in less than an hour. Now, they’ve turned to Twickets to allow fans to resell tickets. The 10,000-seat Resch Center released general on sale tickets this past Friday, and Terry Charles, senior corporate communications manager... Read more
BTS Fans Frustrated After Ticketmaster Shares New Presale Rules
K-Pop sensation BTS are back from their brief touring hiatus and are returning to the states for a North American tour this year. Now, ahead of the tour, Ticketmaster shared some new rules for fans trying to score presale ticket next week. Late last year, BTS’ management group, Big... Read more
Report: Football, Golf Fans Are More Likely To Buy Single-Game Tickets
While sports fans are often very dedicated to their game of choice, they’re not likely to attend a game alone, according to a new report by Quartz. Ticket data, which was recorded from 2015 to 2019 via secondary ticketing site Vivid Seats, shows that about half of sports tickets... Read more
T-Mobile Users Have Early Access To This Year’s Country Megaticket
Live Nation’s 2020 Country Megaticket is a hot commodity, but T-Mobile users can beat the rush with a three-day special presale to score tickets at their chosen venue. Starting tomorrow, January 21, T-Mobile users can access the presale through T-Mobile Tuesdays.  Country fans can purchase their 2020 Country Megaticket... Read more
Woman’s Tickets Unknowingly Transferred From Ticketmaster Account
A woman is Salt Lake City was excited to score ticks to see Blake Shelton – only to have the tickets unknowingly vanish from her Ticketmaster account. According to KUTV, Jan Wilkinson of North Salt Lake had asked her daughter, Mindi Davidson, to purchase a pair of tickets to... Read more
YouTube Expands Concert Listings In UK, Ireland
Fans throughout Ireland and the U.K. will be able to purchase concert tickets directly from YouTube videos this week due to the video platform’s integration with Ticketmaster, See Tickets, and Eventbrite. Back in November 2017, the integration launched in the U.S. following YouTube’s partnership with Ticketmaster. Other ticketing sites... Read more