The world’s biggest ticketing company look to go public after Spotify success

After Spotify went public, very successfully, it seems to have set off a chain reaction in the music industry with Sonos looking at an IPO and now ticketing giants Eventbrite are the latest to make…

UK minister says don’t buy tickets from ViaGogo, “they are the worst”

If you don’t know by now that online ticket re-sellers are dodgy – ticket re-sellers are dodgy. Now UK Officials are warning against them after they break advertising rules. One of the biggest digital ticket…

Ticketmaster could replace tickets with face scanning

Forgetting and losing your ticket might be a thing of the past soon, assuming you don’t lose your face on the way to a gig. Paper tickets are already becoming rarer and rarer, most events…

Find the cheapest concert tickets with TickX

Finding the best ticket prices is going to get a lot easier with TickX who’s new funding will help them spread across Europe. British company TickX have built a business on letting concert-goers in the…

Start buying concert tickets on YouTube with new Ticketmaster partnership

YouTube have partnered with Ticketmaster to offer tickets to gigs straight from their massive video platform. YouTube is no longer just for watching live shows that you missed or want to reminisce over gigs you’ve…

Songkick ticketing company plan to stop services after this month

Ticketing Company Songkick have revealed plans to shut down in November following an ongoing lawsuit with Live Nation and Ticketmaster. Songkick was a ticketing platform that gave artists the ability to sell their concert tickets…

Pandora just lost $250m selling Ticketfly event ticketing to Eventbrite but could spell partnership

Shortly following a giant $480 million investment from Sirius XM, Pandora have sold on ticketing company Ticketfly for a massive loss. Ticketfly’s ticketing business has been sold on to Eventbrite, a much larger company cut…

Live Nation are offering hundreds of concert tickets for just $20

Live Nation, one of the biggest live music ticketing sites in the world, have a special offer rolling until May 9th where you can purchase tickets from hundreds of shows for just $20. $20 for…

Songkick say that Ticketmaster stole trade secrets using old password

The battle between Songkick and Ticketmaster continues as Songkick claim Live Nation’s ticketing company used an old password to steal information. Ticketmaster have been facing legal challenges from smaller ticketing companies for years now, and…

Live Nation choose Amazon as Cloud provider for their ticketing and festival businesses

Live Nation are responsible for more than 26,000 live events and 80 festivals and they’ve just chosen Amazon Web Services as their Cloud Infrastructure Provider. The “world’s leading live entertainment and ticketing company” Live Nation…