AEG Acquires Full Ownership of AXS Tickets

AEG Acquires Full Ownership of AXS Tickets

Courtesy of Billboard: After months of negotiation with AXS co-owners TPG Capital and Dan Gilbert‘s Rockbridge Growth Equity, AEG has acquired 100% of AXS Tickets, Billboard has learned. The deal comes as AEG looks at the competitive landscape for concerts going in to 2020, when a consent decree governing Live Nation expires and restrictions on the $15 billion […]

Ohio State University and Ticketmaster Extend Official Partnership to Bring Digital Ticketing Technology Campus Wide

Ohio State University and Ticketmaster Extend Official Partnership to Bring Digital Ticketing Technology Campus Wide

Courtesy of Ticketmaster.com: Ticketmaster Presence™ Will Be Installed in All Ohio State University Athletics Venues Including the Brand New Covelli Center and Newly Renovated Schottenstein Center. Ticketmaster, the global leader in ticketing, and The Ohio State University today announced the extension of their official ticketing partnership, which will be expanded to all Ohio State athletics […]

How subscription ticketing is redefining MLB ticket sales

How subscription ticketing is redefining MLB ticket sales

Courtesy of L.A. Biz:What began as an innovative pilot program in baseball in 2015 to help a handful of teams fill their ballparks has evolved into an industrywide practice that is redefining the season-ticket business. Today, subscription ticketing — selling discounted seats for a fixed monthly fee — and its Netflix-like approach has proved so successful […]

No One Wants to Go Watch College Football’s Biggest Game

No One Wants to Go Watch College Football’s Biggest Game

Courtesy of Bloomberg: Demand for tickets to college football’s national title game is at an all-time low, as travel costs and match-up fatigue weigh on fans of both Alabama and Clemson. Prices for tickets to Monday’s College Football Playoff title game at the San Francisco 49ers home in Santa Clara, California, have dropped more than […]

UF football season ticket sales sag despite Dan Mullen’s effort to sell Gators

UF football season ticket sales sag despite Dan Mullen’s effort to sell Gators

Courtesy of the Orlando Sentinel: All the buzz first-year UF coach Dan Mullen tried to create during the offseason has fallen on deaf ears — at least at the ticket window. With next Saturday’s season opener at home against Charleston Southern on the horizon, a school official said the Gators have sold 58,000 season tickets, including just […]

Ticketmaster And Los Angeles Chargers Extend Partnership

Ticketmaster And Los Angeles Chargers Extend Partnership

Courtesy of Live Nation: Ticketmaster, the global market leader in ticketing, announced an extension of its official partnership with the Los Angeles Chargers to bring an enhanced mobile experience to football fans in Los Angeles. Ticketmaster will also serve as the official primary and secondary ticketing partner for the Chargers. Los Angeles Chargers fans can […]

The Oakland A’s are starting a new program that could make season tickets a thing of the past

The Oakland A’s are starting a new program that could make season tickets a thing of the past

Courtesy of Business Insider: The Oakland Athletics have announced that the club is doing away with season tickets in favor of a new membership program called “A’s Access” which includes admission to every home game and discounted prices at the stadium. “This program was really developed to be as flexible as possible,” said Chris Giles, the team’s […]