Tag: secondary ticketing

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Adele tickets go on sale – including on secondary services

"The resale of tickets will not be tolerated." Adele is set to be the hot concert ticket of 2016, and the star's team is determined to get those tickets into the hands of fans rather than touts or secondary ticketing services. Some...
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Adele 2016 tour: ‘The resale of tickets will not be tolerated’

There were more sales records for Adele’s ’25’ to report yesterday: the album passed 3m units sold in the US, and with 737k sales in the UK, broke Oasis’ longstanding record for opening-week album sales too. But...
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UK managers ‘deplore’ secondary-ticketing rip-offs

A group of British music managers and live agents have signed a letter to the British government saying that a bigger crackdown is required on the secondary ticketing market. Among the managers signing the letter are representatives...
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Dice.fm wants fans to speak out about secondary ticketing

Ticketing app Dice.fm is weighing in to the debate about secondary ticketing services in the UK, encouraging fans to make their voices heard in a public consultation opened by the government. Professor Michael Waterson...
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UK bodies and artists demand secondary ticketing transparency

The British government is being asked to pass new laws to make the secondary ticketing market much more transparent, including ensuring people buying tickets from secondary sources online have more information on who they’re...
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StubHub becomes official secondary-ticketing partner for The O2

London music venue The O2 has announced a partnership to make eBay's StubHub subsidiary its 'official ticket re-sale partner'.
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eBay and AEG team up for ticketing and sponsorship

eBay and entertainment firm AEG have announced a big partnership involving ticketing, venue sponsorships and other technology collaboration.
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Seatwave criticises Radiohead paperless ticketing plans

Secondary ticketing companies are piling in with their opinions about the sale of paperless tickets for upcoming Radiohead concerts in the UK.
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Viagogo appoints “crisis communications expert” to clean up tainted image

Earlier this year, a Dispatches documentary in the UK exposed sharp practices at a number of secondary ticketing sites
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Viagogo appoints “crisis communications expert” to clean up tainted image

Earlier this year, a Dispatches documentary in the UK exposed sharp practices at a number of secondary ticketing sites.
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Radiohead managers: ‘Secondary ticketing is wrong on so many levels’

Fans looking for tickets to Radiohead's upcoming UK tour will be able to buy tickets secondhand, but without the markup associated with secondary ticketing sites.
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Could Michael Jackson death spark secondary ticketing meltdown?

A storm may be brewing in the secondary ticketing market, following the death of Michael Jackson last night. With 750,000 tickets sold for his planned run of gigs at London's The O2 venue - many of which have been re-sold...