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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.
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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.
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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.
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‘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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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?
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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.
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Lorde warns fans about the ‘demented struggle’ of touring

Lorde sold nearly 20,000 tickets to her recent London concerts, which makes her one of the artists who’s keeping her head above water.