Playoffs, Rose and Orange Bowls Commanding Top Ticket Prices
The College Football Playoffs rule the ticket markets as the College football bowl season gets underway this month, with ticket prices for both semifinals going for hundreds of dollars and the national championship game selling at an average price of nearly $2,500, according to data provided by TicketNetwork. Out... Read more
Pac-12 Moves Fall Sports to Conference-Only Schedule
College sports saw its third Division I conference announce a substantial alteration of its fall athletics landscape, as the Pac-12 indicated Friday evening that it would have conference-only schedules amid the coronavirus pandemic. Impacted sports include Football, men’s and women’s soccer, and women’s volleyball. “The health and safety of... Read more
Utah Protest Concert Aims To Happen In Different Location
A protest concert, which was slated to be held last weekend in Utah, is moving to a different town later this month due to coronavirus concerns. The concert was originally scheduled to take place in Kaysville on May 30, featuring a performance from country star Collin Raye. Republican Kaysville... Read more
Venue Owner Vows To Hold Protest Concert Despite Shutdown Order
Despite a ban on mass gatherings across the state, a concert is planned for this weekend in Utah, which is expected to bring in hundreds – maybe thousands – of people. Jason Manning, who owns The Amphitheater at Studio Ranch in Grantsville, is lending his venue for the event,... Read more
Utah Mayor Defies Regulations To Allow Local Concert
As music fans are eager to get back to concerts, artists have turned to livestream shows and drive-in movie theater concerts. However, one protest group is planning to go against the state’s rules and hold an outdoor concert later this month. Republican Kaysville Mayor Katie Witt – who is... Read more
Proposed Law in Utah Protects Consumers, Resellers from Vindictive Cancellations
A proposed law in Utah aims to protect people on the secondary ticketing market – both those purchasing tickets, and those selling extras. The bill, called the Consumer Ticket Protection Amendments has already passed the state’s House of Representatives and reportedly has strong support in the senate, where it... Read more
Live Nation (LYV) Strengthens Utah Presence With Acquisition of United Concerts
from press release Live Nation Entertainment, the world’s leading live entertainment company, today announced that is has acquired United Concerts, the leading local promoter in Salt Lake City. United Concerts produces more than 170 live events per year at a wide range of venues throughout Utah, and has produced more than... Read more
Utah Lawmaker Pitches Resale Limit Laws After Being Gouged
Utah State Rep. Lynn Hemmingway is making a second attempt at passing a law capping ticket markup in Utah resale, having failed to gain traction in 2010. The Democrat told the Salt Lake Tribune that this effort is inspired by a recent experience where he had to pay exorbitant... Read more