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Ticketfly promises ‘talent buying made easier’ for promoters

Pandora clearly sees its recent acquisition of Ticketfly as an important part of its future strategy, as it moves towards on-demand streaming. Now the subsidiary has announced its own expansion: “We’re moving further...
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Prince pulls UK ticket sales due to touting

Ticket sales for Prince’s upcoming UK tour have been postponed, with the star blaming touts. Ticketmaster announced the postponement on Friday via a tweet: “On sale of Prince - Piano & A Microphone tour has been postponed...
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Spotify doubles down on gig listings with Concerts feature

Courtesy of a desktop-client screenshot published on Spotify’s own blog earlier this year, we knew a feature called ‘Concerts’ was coming. Yesterday, it was officially announced. It’s the gig-listings equivalent...
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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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Grooveshark site replaced by ScoreBig ticketing deals

Universal Music Group may be the new owner of the Grooveshark.com domain name, but the label appears to be leasing it out to ticketing firm ScoreBig. “Welcome Former Grooveshark User! You probably came to Grooveshark...
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Pandora tipped to pay $450m for ticketing firm Ticketfly

Pandora has been making moves towards doing more around live music – for example, helping artists sell tickets to upcoming tours. Now it may be buying its own ticketing agency. Tech site Recode reported yesterday that...
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Ministry of Sound invests in ticketing startup TickX

Ministry of Sound is already a business with many arms, but now it’s playing tech investor. The company has taken a “significant” stake in British ticket aggregation startup TickX, which launched last December. The...
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Pandora pressing on with live pre-sale plans

As it celebrates its tenth anniversary, Pandora has been talking up its ability to sell tickets for artists who are popular on its service. Billboard has a profile of Pandora’s presale partnerships with the Rolling Stones...
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Eventbrite launches ticketing apps for smartwatches

Ticketing firm Eventbrite is making its play for the wrist, releasing apps for the Apple Watch, Android Wear and Pebble Time smartwatches. The main use for the apps will be for displaying QR codes from digital tickets to...
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Baboom planning to add ticketing to its streaming platform

Baboom is tackling post-Kim-Dotcom life with enthusiasm, having launched its MySpace-meets-SoundCloud service earlier this month. CEO Grant Edmundson claims the company is signing up around 1,000 artists and 17,000 fans a...
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Ticketfly raises $50m in Series D funding

US ticketing firm Ticketfly has announced an impressive Series D funding round of $50m, led by investment firm Riverwood Capital, with previous investors also expected to contribute. The company, which recently passed $1bn...
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Eventbrite claims ‘streaming drives concert attendance’

Fans have been able to buy concert tickets through streaming services for some time now, but hard data on whether lots of them do has been thin on the ground. Now ticketing provider Eventbrite is talking up the links between...