Madison Square Garden owner questioned about facial recognition tech
New York's attorney general Letitia James has written to MSG Entertainment with some pointed questions about its facial recognition tech.
January 27, 2023
One House and Aerial launch tool to fuel greener music tours
The latest tool to help musicians cut their carbon emissions comes from talent development firm One House and sustainability company Aerial.
January 26, 2023
Montreal’s Igloofest to send attendees on an NFTs treasure hunt
There’s still a lot of NFTs potential to be explored, and the latest example comes from a partnership between Igloofest and Mega Labs.
January 20, 2023
‘Make Tickets Fair!’ campaign aims to educate fans about resales
A group of live industry bodies has teamed up to launch an educational campaign across Europe about ticket reselling.
January 18, 2023
Live bookings startup GigFinesse raises $3.6m of seed funding
GigFinesse is the latest startup trying to make it easier for venues to book artists, and for artists to find venues to play in.
December 8, 2022
Music Venue Trust names first Pipeline Investment Fund grants
In October, the UK’s Music Venue Trust announced its latest fund to help grassroots venues who are struggling: the Pipeline Investment Fund.
December 6, 2022
Music-events tech company Xceed raises €2m funding round
It’s not been a brilliant year, to say the least, for companies with businesses based on selling tickets and travel around music events.
November 24, 2022
Ticketmaster to face US Senate hearing by the end of this year
Ticketmaster’s difficult end to 2022 continues, with the company now facing a hearing in the US Senate over its business practices.
November 23, 2022
Dice extends its ticketing partnership with Primavera Sound
The companies have worked together since 2019, and Dice has sold nearly half a million mobile tickets for Primavera Sound’s events in 2022.
November 21, 2022
Clouds gather for Ticketmaster despite apology to Taylor Swift fans
Could last week’s Taylor Swift ticketing on-sales become a pivotal point in the history of Ticketmaster and its parent company Live Nation?
November 21, 2022
Ticketmaster shifts Taylor Swift onsales after presale chaos
Ticketmaster has rescheduled some of the onsales for Taylor Swift’s upcoming tour, after “historically unprecedented” demand for tickets in the initial presale.
November 16, 2022