50 Cent Buys 200 Concert Tickets To Ja Rule’s Show To Leave Seats Empty
50 Cent and Ja Rule have been feuding since the ’90s, and it’s not over yet — 50 Cent reportedly bought 200 tickets to Ja Rule’s show just so the crowd would be empty. According to Billboard, 50 Cent posted on his Instagram that he bought 200 tickets to... Read more
Free Warriors Tickets Leads To Requested City Policy Change In Oakland
Oakland, California Mayor Libby Schaaf and Councilwoman Lynette Gibson McElhaney have been accused of violating the city’s ethics rules by attending Golden State Warriors’ games for free. An investigator with the city’s Ethics Commission found that the two women have been helping themselves to free tickets for not only... Read more
Live Nation, Hilton Honors Reveal New ‘Lawn Days’ Program
As part of the ongoing partnership between Live Nation and Hilton Honors, the companies are launching a “Lawn Days” program, allowing members to purchase lawn seat tickets to shows around the country. Hilton Honors, a program that gives members benefits and runs on a point program, will now allow... Read more
Ireland Government Questions Benefits Of Proposed Anti-Resale Legislation
Ireland’s government was reportedly going to back legislation regarding a law that would outlaw ticket resale at any price more than face value, but after a meeting this past weekend, it looks like the proposal will not move forward. In 2017, the Prohibition of Above-Cost Ticket Touting Bill was introduced,... Read more
Live Nation Brings Back $20 Ticket Offer For ‘National Concert Week’
‘National Concert Week’ will take place from April 30 through May 8, and Live Nation is offering an exclusive $20 all-in ticket offer for fans when buying tickets to shows during the summer months. This offer, which was unveiled last summer, will apply to over 1.5 million tickets to... Read more
Opinion: Conversations We Should be Having in Tickets
This may or may not be my last post directly about what happened in Baltimore at INTIX, but it isn’t really an INTIX post at all, but one that is more directly directed at the world of tickets as a whole and how the industry can have better conversations... Read more
New Orleans Jazz Festival headlines Tuesday Tickets on Sale
Wide entertainment variety comes through Tuesday’s slew of ticket presales. The Belmont Stakes Racing Fest and Men’s Pac-12 Basketball Tournament highlight sports action, and names like Keith Urban, Def Leppard & Journey, and HAIM cover concerts. Comedy shows from Lisa Lampanelli and Steve Martin & Martin Short are also... Read more
Paul McCartney Concert Ticket Donation Causes Salvation Army Controversy
Salvation Army is under much scrutiny after it was revealed that tickets to a Paul McCartney concert in Australia, donated with the intent to gift to homeless people, were used by an organization leader’s daughter, The Guardian reports. Seven tickets to McCartney’s December 5 show in Melbourne were donated... Read more
Liverpool Take Legal Action Against Australian Travel Agency Offering Tickets
Liverpool FC, a Premier League team with notoriously die-hard supporters and hard-to-get tickets, has taken legal action against Great Events, an Australian travel agency, for advertising a Liverpool-themed trip that included match tickets. Fans brought the trip to the attention of the Liverpool organization because they were angered to... Read more
Clemson Allots Only 200 Tickets to Students for ACC Championship
Students, alumni, and players alike are gearing up for the Atlantic Coast Conference Championship between the Clemson Tigers and Miami Hurricanes, taking place at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, North Carolina on Saturday. Despite almost 5,000 requests from Clemson University students looking to attend the game, only 200... Read more