Live Nation and Ticketmaster face a lawsuit for ‘monopoly’ over the live events industry

Ticketmaster are once again in bad press and with Live Nation in tow they’re looking at a class-action lawsuit. Citing the fact that Ticketmaster’s market share exceeds “70% of primary ticketing services for major concert…

Ticketmaster listens to disgruntled fans, allows refunds on postponed shows

Ticketmaster have reversed on their policy regarding COVID cancellations after meeting the ire of hundreds-of-thousands of customers. The live events industry has been hit hard by the current situation, with all concerts, shows, and performances…

Promote gigs on Pandora with Ticketmaster now on the music service

Find the latest gigs from favourite artists and music you’ve just discovered with Ticketmaster concerts now on Pandora as you stream. Pandora want to make sure that music fans never miss out on gigs that…

Artists can now promote their concerts on Pandora

Get all of your upcoming gigs out there to all of your fans and listeners with new Ticketmaster promotion on Pandora AMP. Pandora are enhancing their promo platform for artists with new concert promotion that…

Ticketmaster purchase Australia’s Moshtix

Ticketmaster have expanded their grip on ticket sales around the world with the purchase of one of Australia’s biggest ticketers. Australian ticketing firm Moshtix is now owned by Live Nation and their subsidiary, ticketing giants…

Ticketmaster are secretly scalping their own tickets

Notoriously dodgy ticket sellers Ticketmaster have just been unearthed with their own ticket scalping racket ripping of concert-goers. An undercover investigation undertaken by CBC News and the Toronto Star has discovered some shady practices going…

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…

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…

Taylor Swift making fans buy merch for better chance at concert tickets

Taylor Swift, pop darling and a marketer’s wet dream, is using her goddess-like status to pinch yet more money from her fans’ pockets. Taylor Swift has teamed up with Ticketmaster – why’s that? To offer up…