UK
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
Facebook Takes Action Against Ticket Fraud After Investigation
Scammers constantly flood Facebook event pages, pretending to sell nonexistent tickets to potential concertgoers, but after an investigation in the UK, Facebook is taking the first steps toward ending ticket fraud on its platform. Earlier this year, Facebook agreed to donate £3m to a new Citizens Advice project dedicated... Read more
Viagogo Threatened With Another Court Appearance, Fine From CMA
Britain’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has threatened secondary ticketing site Viagogo with another court appearance and fine due to some concerns with the site following its review. Late last year, the CMA took Viagogo to court for breaking consumer protection law. Viagogo released a statement noting that a settlement... Read more
Nicki Minaj Announces European Tour With Juice Wrld
Rapper Nicki Minaj has revealed European tour dates with Chicago’s Juice Wrld following the cancellation of her North American tour earlier this year. The trek will kick-off in Munchen, Germany on February 21, followed by shows in Slovakia, Hungary, Denmark, Berlin, and Norway. Geneva, Switzerland will close-out the outing... Read more
Ticketmaster Launches Ticket Exchange In The UK
Ticketmaster has officially launched its new in-house fan-to-fan Ticket Exchange marketplace in the UK. Ticket Exchange was announced back in August following Ticketmaster’s decision to close down resale websites Seatwave and GetMeIn! in the European market. While neither site operates anymore, Seatwave still acts as the official resale site... Read more
Spice Girls Sell Out Nine Stadiums, Tour Breaks Ticketmaster UK Sale Record
The Spice Girls announced last week that they would reunite – without Victoria Beckham – for a UK tour in 2019, and once tickets went on sale, the tour broke Ticketmaster UK’s sale records. Emma Bunton, Melanie Chisholm, Melanie Brown, and Geri Horner made the announcement on November 5,... Read more
Spice Girls Announce Four-Member Reunion, 2019 UK Tour
Four of the original Spice Girls announced this morning that they will reunite next year for a 2019 tour in the UK, proving that “friendship never ends.” Melanie Brown, Emma Bunton, Melanie Chisholm, and Geri Horner released a tour announcement video this morning. The minute-long clip shows the four... Read more