Alpine Valley Venue Sold, Live Nation To Continue Operating
East Troy, Wisconsin’s seasonal concert venue, Alpine Valley Music Theater, has been sold to Consolidated-Tomoka Land Co. for $7.5 million, but Live Nation will continue operations. The 42-year-old venue can hold 37,000 people and has 150 acres of land. Previously, it was owned by the Milwaukee-based Zilber Property Group... Read more
Canadiens Season Tickets Center Of Court Battle After Divorce
One man’s divorce led to his former brother-in-law missing out on six years-worth of hockey games. After a lengthy legal battle, a judge sided with one of the men, finding that he had every right to use the Canadiens season-tickets that his former brother-in-law denied him. According to The... Read more
Fans Cry Foul On Tickets After Concert’s Venue Change
The third Tailgate N Tallboys event this September in Illinois has switched venues with just a month before the concert, leaving fans upset with ticket prices and seating arrangements that come with the change. Tailgate N Tallboy’s two previous events, held in June and July, took place over three... Read more
Live Nation To Develop New Waterfront Concert Venue In Rhode Island
Promoter Live Nation is bringing a new waterfront concert venue to the Ocean State next year. Live Nation teamed up with both the city of East Providence and the East Providence Waterfront Commission to kick-start plans for the new amphitheater. It will be built upon a 45-acre mixed-use development... Read more
Madison Square Garden Scores No. 2 Spot On Top 200 Arena Ticket Sales List
New York City’s legendary Madison Square Garden took the No. 2 spot on the mid-year Top 200 Arena Venues Worldwide Ticket Sales list, conducted by Pollstar. According to the data, which was reported to Pollstar for shows played from November 22, 2018 to May 22, 2019, Lanxess Arena took... Read more
Billie Eilish Shows Upgrade To Larger Venues To Meet Demand
Billie Eilish, the 17-year-old goth pop star, has quickly risen to fame this year. She transformed from the “Ocean Eyes” singer to the No. 2 streaming artist on Spotify – falling only behind Ed Sheeran – following the release of her debut album. Now, venues on her ongoing When... Read more
Woodstock 50 Loses Venue, Organizers Insist Festival Will Go On
UPDATE as of Friday, June 14: According to Billboard, the festival was dropped from Watkins Glen because organizers failed to make the final $150,000 payment due on May 15. Court filings in New York showed that Michael Printup made several attempts to collect the payment from investor Greg Peck... Read more
Lady Gaga To Play Intimate Show at New York City’s Apollo Theatre This June
Pop superstar Lady Gaga will perform a special invitation-only show at New York City’s iconic Apollo Theatre next month, hosted by SiruisXM and Pandora. The streaming service and radio platform, which merged for $3.5 billion earlier this year, will offer Sirius’ subscribers and Pandora listeners the chance to win... Read more
New $40 Million Kentucky Concert Venue To Open In 2020
PromoWest, one of the world’s largest concert promoters, has announced a $40 million concert venue in Newport, Kentucky that will open in 2020. According to WCPO, PromoWest CEO Scott Stienecker has been trying to build an indoor-outdoor concert venue at The Banks in Cincinnati, Ohio, for six years, but... Read more
BB&T Pavilion Reveals Improvements In Honor Of 25th Anniversary Season
Camden, New Jersey’s BB&T Pavilion is celebrating its 25th anniversary season with some new upgrades and a packed concert schedule. The venue, located in the Camden Waterfront entertainment district and sitting on the Delaware River across from Philadelphia, is set to open its doors next month and show off... Read more