The Cure Force Ticketmaster Fee Refunds for Fans After “Outrage”
Consumers who purchased tickets during this week’s “verified fan” sale for The Cure shows in North America will see something entirely rare: Ticketmaster coughing up a refund. The Live Nation Entertainment-owned ticketing platform is refunding part of the fees that were drawing outrage this week when many fans pointed... Read more
Ticket Fees For The Cure Bring Ticketmaster More Fan Fury
Ticketmaster was once again the villain on social media this week, as fans of The Cure vented their frustration over the ticket purchasing process for the band’s upcoming tour dates in North America. The Cure had actually gone along with most of Ticketmaster’s restrictive systems, saying they were hoping... Read more
Suga Cancelled Sale, Ticket Pricing Another Verified Mess for Ticketmaster
A high profile artist with a massive international fan base. A data-grabbing fan registration process required to access a complicated presale. Complaints over ticket pricing, system errors, and then a general sale cancelled by Ticketmaster after claims that everything was sold out immediately, despite tens of thousands of tickets... Read more
Live Nation Argues Taylor Swift Lawsuits Must Be Arbitrated
Live Nation Entertainment and its ticketing subsidiary Ticketmaster are looking to have lawsuits from consumers angry over the messy Taylor Swift Eras Tour ticket sales process kicked out of court and into private arbitration, according to a court filing Friday reported by Reuters. The entertainment giant, which faces numerous... Read more
Twice Set Plans for K-Pop Group’s 5th World Tour, Ready to Be
K-Pop girl group TWICE have plans in place for a 5th world tour, taking “Ready to Be” dates across Korea, Australia, Japan, and the United States in spring and early summer 2023. The tour will bring the group to major stadiums, reportedly making them the first female K-Pop group... Read more
Bruce Springsteen Adds Second North American Leg of 2023 Tour
Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band celebrated Valentines Day with the announcement of a second leg of North American tour dates in 2023. The performances will take the legendary performers through late summer and well into fall, extending their tour to a full 10 months this year, having... Read more
FTC Chair Slams Live Nation/Ticketmaster as “Too Big to Care”
In comments at a Wall Street Journal event, the Federal Trade Commission’s chair Lina Khan pulled no punches in her assessment of Live Nation and Ticketmaster in the wake of the intense public backlash following the Taylor Swift presale. Khan, who was appointed in 2021 to head the agency,... Read more
Morgan Wallen Plans “One Night At a Time” World Tour in 2023
Morgan Wallen announced plans to return to the road in 2023, bringing the “One Night at a Time” World Tour to 39 cities beginning in March. The tour will feature Wallen with special guests including Hardy, Parker McCollum, Ernest, and Bailey Zimmerman. “2023 is gonna be a special year,”... Read more
Weekends With Adele Expands With New Years 2023 Dates
At long last, Weekends With Adele kicked off with its first performances in Las Vegas this weekend, and the singer celebrated by announcing a pair of new shows, setting the stage for a New Year’s celebration with her fans. The new weekend with Adele performances are scheduled for Friday,... Read more
General Public Sale for Taylor Swift Tickets Cancelled
Swifties who had been holding out for one final chance to score tickets for the upcoming Eras tour Friday are out of luck, as Ticketmaster and SeatGeek – the two companies handling primary box office duties for the massive tour’s venues – announced that there will be no Friday... Read more