Tag: ticketing

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Ticketmaster faces a ticketing lawsuit from Taylor Swift fans

Ticketmaster’s difficult end to 2022 continues. The recent on-sales for Taylor Swift’s North American tour are at the centre of it.
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US senators put FTC under the microscope over ticket-buying bots

Live Nation has been under the spotlight since the difficulties with the ticket on-sales for Taylor Swift’s next tour.
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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 cancels public on-sale for Taylor Swift tour

Ticketmaster has cancelled the public on-sale of tickets for next year’s US leg of Taylor Swift’s ‘The Eras Tour’, with the company firmly on the defensive amid criticism from fans and politicians alike.
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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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Ticketswap expands to UK (but it already has 1.5m users there)

Ticketswap is one of the firms trying to build an ethical business out of ticket reselling, rather than going down the tout's-paradise route.
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YellowHeart sets its ticketing sights on the metaverse

We first wrote about YellowHeart in 2019, when it emerged as a blockchain ticketing startup backed by EDM duo the Chainsmokers.
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Activist groups team up for ‘Break up Ticketmaster’ campaign

Live Nation and Ticketmaster completed their merger in January 2010, after receiving regulatory approvals.
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Lyte buys assets of Festicket and Event Genius after administration

British firm Festicket built a business around selling festival tickets and helping fans book accommodation and travel for them.
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SeatGeek raises another $238 million, is now valued at $1Bn

Ticketing platform SeatGeek was planning to go public via a SPAC, but this once-buzzy alternative to a traditional IPO has fallen out of favour amidst a market slowdown