Taylor Swift’s ‘Reputation’ tour shaping up to be a disaster

What is Taylor Swift’s “Reputation” worth? Not the jacked-up prices she’s charging for concert tickets. That’s the verdict from ticked-off fans, who are balking at buying seats for the 28-year-old pop star’s tour to promote her new “Reputation” album, citing stratospheric markups and greedy sales gimmicks. “I paid $150 for

Some Peter Kay won’t get a refund after he cancels tour

Peter Kay has cancelled his entire tour [Wenn] The Bolton comedian announced he will no longer be doing his 100-date UK arena tour and has pulled out of all his upcoming work.  Fans that paid for tickets have been directed to their point of purchase for a refund.  However for those that went

Ticketmaster files $10M suit against scalper giant

Ticketmaster has filed a $10 million suit against a major scalper accused of using illegal​ technology to scoop up loads of tickets to​ hot shows like ​the ​Broadway smash hit​ ​”Hamilton.” Prestige Entertainment is accused in Los Angeles federal court papers of using bot software to ​scoop up tickets ​the instant

Bruce Springsteen Broadway Tickets On Sale — And Hit Secondary Market

Tickets for Bruce Springsteen’s eight-week run of Broadway shows went on sale at 10 a.m. ET Wednesday (Aug.30), and despite the efforts of Ticketmaster’s “Verified Fan” program, they were available almost immediately on secondary-market websites like StubHub and Vivid Seats for thousands of dollars. At around 10:10 a.m., StubHub listed

Bruce Springsteen Broadway Run Extended by 10 Weeks

“Springsteen on Broadway,” Bruce Springsteen’s buzzmagnet concert engagement that opens on Broadway in October, has extended by a whopping 10 weeks, stretching the run to Feb. 3. Bruce Springsteen Broadway Tickets Go On Sale — And Immediately Hit the Secondary Market for Thousands of Dollars The extension, announced on

Amazon in talks to offer event ticketing in US

NEW YORK/SAN FRANCISCO – Amazon.com Inc is seeking to partner with U.S. venue owners to sell event tickets, four sources have told Reuters, a move that could loosen Ticketmaster’s powerful grip on the lucrative ticketing business. If Amazon moves ahead, it would represent the latest attempt by the world’s largest online

Amazon in talks to offer event ticketing in US

NEW YORK/SAN FRANCISCO – Amazon.com Inc is seeking to partner with U.S. venue owners to sell event tickets, four sources have told Reuters, a move that could loosen Ticketmaster’s powerful grip on the lucrative ticketing business. If Amazon moves ahead, it would represent the latest attempt by the world’s largest online

What’s Verified Fan? Bruce Springsteen Brings Ticket Tech to Broadway

Suddenly, a lot of Broadway is wondering: What’s Verified Fan? That’s because two of this season’s most hotly anticipated shows — beginning with Bruce Springsteen’s upcoming run of concerts this fall — are namechecking Ticketmaster’s new program as the only way to score tickets. “Springsteen on Broadway” announced it

Ariana Grande’s Manchester Benefit Concert: Inside the Planning

Some 50,000 are expected to be in attendance at Ariana Grande’s “One Love” concert this Sunday, June 4 at the Emirates Old Trafford near Manchester, U.K. The benefit show, which also features such acts as Katy Perry, Justin Bieber, Take That, Niall Horan, Coldplay, Pharrell Williams, and Miley