Vivid Seats Named Official Ticketing Partner of the LA Clippers

Vivid Seats Named Official Ticketing Partner of the LA Clippers

Courtesy of NBA.com/clippers: Nation’s Largest Independent Ticket Marketplace Partners with LA Clippers to Offer Ticketing Integration for Clippers Fans, Marking First Official NBA Partnership for Vivid Seats    Vivid Seats, the largest independent ticket marketplace in North America, today announced that it will partner with the LA Clippers as an official ticket marketplace for the […]

New England Patriots team up with Ticketmaster to bring fans more ticketing options than ever in 2018 season

New England Patriots team up with Ticketmaster to bring fans more ticketing options than ever in 2018 season

Courtesy of Patriots.com: Ticketmaster, the global market leader in ticketing, has broadened its partnership with the New England Patriots to serve as the official ticketing marketplace for Patriots tickets at Gillette Stadium. This partnership marks the first time the New England Patriots will allow fans to purchase and sell Patriots tickets on Patriots.com/tickets. The renewal also […]

TICKETMASTER LOSING ITS GRIP ON NFL?

TICKETMASTER LOSING ITS GRIP ON NFL?

Courtesy of Venues Today: NFL’s Secondary Ticketing Market May Move Beyond Ticketmaster Ticketmaster’s contract with the NFL ends in 2017. Ticketmaster has a hold—at least officially—on National Football League (NFL) ticketing, both the primary and secondary markets. But signs point to a shifting of the landscape in the NFL’s secondary ticketing market with the five-year […]

Virginia lawmakers seek to limit anti-touting measures in the state

Virginia lawmakers seek to limit anti-touting measures in the state

Courtesy of Complete Music Update: While lawmakers in various countries look into new ways to regulate all the ticket touting facilitated by the increasingly dominant secondary ticketing platforms, those mavericks in the state legislature of Virginia are basically attempting the opposite. Last week the state’s House Of Delegates passed the Ticket Resale Rights Act, which […]

Convicted fraudsters sell Ed Sheeran tickets through Ticketmaster

Convicted fraudsters sell Ed Sheeran tickets through Ticketmaster

Courtesy of The Guardian: Husband and wife convicted of a £2m fraud in 2012 found to be listing thousands of pounds’ worth of gig tickets A pair of convicted fraudsters are using Ticketmaster to sell thousands of pounds’ worth of seats at Ed Sheeran gigs, it has emerged, fuelling concerns among campaigners about the anonymity […]

How the Adele-Endorsed Twickets Went From ‘Irritant’ to a Key Player in Ticket Resale: Q&A

How the Adele-Endorsed Twickets Went From ‘Irritant’ to a Key Player in Ticket Resale: Q&A

Courtesy of Billboard: Formed by Richard Davies in 2011 in opposition to what he regards as unfairly profiteering secondary ticketing sites, Twickets has quickly grown to become the U.K.’s largest fan-to-fan ticketing platform, with sales of over £2.7 million ($3.3 million) since launch and over 500,000 registered users buying and selling tickets at face value […]

Secondary ticketing industry continues to spoil experience for concertgoers

Secondary ticketing industry continues to spoil experience for concertgoers

Courtesy of the Buffalo News: The forward march of unregulated and unchecked profit-mongering does not pause to recognize human suffering. This is true in all corporate businesses, but it is perhaps most relevant to the live music industry and big-league sports. The heartlessness of the secondary ticketing industry was underscored on Monday, when presale tickets […]