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Supergrass Returns After 10-Year Hiatus With 2020 Tour
The ’90s British pop band Supergrass are heading out on tour for the first time since their split in 2010. The brief 13-date reunion tour will hit cities in the U.K., Europe, and North America next year, kicking-off in Paris on February 4. From there, they’ll make stops in... Read more
West End To Reintroduce Paper Tickets For ‘Hamilton’
While the West End had followed the industry by moving toward paperless ticketing over the past few years, Hamilton producers plan to go back to a more traditional ticketing route later this year. According to The Stage, Hamilton producers – which include Cameron Mackintosh, Jeffrey Seller, Sander Jacobs, Jill... Read more
The UEFA Approves Ticket Price Caps For Away Fans
The European Soccer Association announced that it will cap ticket prices for away fans in the UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League. Starting this week, ticket prices for away fans will be capped at a maximum of  €70 ($76.90) in the Champions League and  €45 ($49) in the... Read more
TEG Expands Globally With Acquisition of UK Promoter MJR Group
TEG, the live entertainment giant that controls most of Asia Pacific, has officially expanded to Europe with the acquisition of the UK-based promoter and venue operator MJR Group this week. MJR Group, which owns and operates venues throughout the UK like Cardiff’s Tramshed and The Mill in Birmingham, also... Read more
Ariana Grande’s London Gig To Have ‘Airport-Like’ Security
Ariana Grande is stopping at London’s O2 Arena on her Sweetener World Tour next month, but following the Manchester bombing in 2017, security is already in the planning stages. During the upcoming concert, fans are only allowed to bring in one clear bag made of “clear plastic, vinyl, or... Read more
CMA Confirms Viagogo Contempt Case Continues
Although Viagogo is celebrating a legal ruling that said the ticketing site had complied with a court order from last year, the UK’s Competition and Markets Authority has confirmed that its contempts of court proceedings will still continue. A day after Google suspended Viagogo from using its search engine... Read more
Janelle Monae Fan Told Accessible Seating Is First-Come First-Serve
A Janelle Monae fan with a serious back condition bought a ticket to an upcoming show last year, making sure that she would be able to secure a seat. However, now, the venue claims that seats are “first-come, first-serve.” The concert is set to take place on July 4... Read more
The Jonas Brothers Announce UK Tour To Support ‘Happiness Begins’
The Jonas Brothers, who shocked their fanbase when they returned to the music scene earlier this year, are headed out on tour in the U.S. in support of their first record in 10 years – Happiness Begins. Now, they’ll head to the UK as well. The outing will kick-off... Read more
Festivalgoers Faced ‘Glitch’ During Monthly Isle of Wight Fest Payment
Some fans experienced problems with their monthly payments for the UK’s Isle of Wight festival earlier this week due to a Ticketmaster “system error.” A number of customer received an email claiming there had been a problem with their monthly payment plans, Ticketing Business News reports. These fans had... Read more
MSG Sphere London To Feature 360-Degree Sound, Augmented Footage
The Madison Square Garden Company announced details of its proposed MSG Sphere London, which will feature 360-degree sound throughout the giant sphere, as well as massive LED screens inside and outside the venue. According to The Guardian, the venue will be constructed on a 4.7-acre site in Stratford, adjacent... Read more