Juventus “Ultras” Arrested Over Ticket Blackmail Allegations
Multiple Juventus FC “Ultra” fans have been arrested in Italy for allegations of blackmail and extortion over the weekend, BBC reports. According to investigators in Turin, a group of fans reportedly threatened to sing racist chants if club officials did not allow them to buy cheaper tickets to then... Read more
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
Dierks Bentley, Darius Rucker To Headline Bahamas Hurricane Relief Show
Hurricane Dorian, a Category 5 storm, ripped through the Bahamas last week, and a handful of artists are now hoping to give back. Patrick Davis, a songwriter who oversees the annual Songwriters in Paradise concert in Hope Town on the Aboco Islands – an area that was damaged greatly... Read more
Spanish Singer Joana Sainz Garcia Dies After Firework Explodes During Gig
Spanish pop star Joana Sainz Garcia was performing at a music festival in Spain when she was hit by an exploding firework and died. The 30-year-old singer was performing with the Super Hollywood Orchestra in Las Berlanas when she was hit by a cartridge from a pyrotechnic device and... 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
International NFL Games Are Hot-Sellers As League Expands Fanbase
The National Football League is bringing teams to even more countries across the globe this year, causing international sales to grow. According to StubHub, NFL international game ticket sales jumped 55 percent compared to last year. Additionally, fans in other countries are purchasing more tickets in the U.S.; international... Read more
Several Fans Killed In Stampede During Algerian Rap Concert
Thousands of people gathered for a rap concert in Algeria last night, but when the crowd pushed through the entrance to the stadium, a handful of fans died in a stampede. The concert took place Thursday night in the Algerian capital, Algiers. More than 30,000 people were in attendance... Read more
Mumford and Sons To Play At New Cancun Concert Vacation
Mumford and Sons are headed out on their first-ever destination event in Cancun, Mexico, which will offer late night sets on the beach, pool parties, and adventures. In an attempt to make it up to fans in Mexico, who haven’t seen the band perform too much in the country,... Read more
A$AP Rocky Found Guilty But Doesn’t Receive Jail Time in Sweden
Rapper A$AP Rocky has been found guilty of assault in Sweden, but does not have to return to jail overseas. For five weeks ahead of the trial, Rocky was held in a Swedish detention center, drawing criticism from other artists, fans, and family in the U.S. President Donald Trump... Read more
Activists Urge BTS To Cancel Concert In Saudi Arabia
The K-pop boyband BTS, also known as Bangtan Boys, have been stealing hearts across the globe and breaking records. However, their scheduled performance in Saudi Arabia has some fans outraged due to the country’s human rights abuses against women and the LGBTQ community. The show is slated to take... Read more