Ticketmaster Wants You To Purchase From Secondary Ticket Market

Already a rather suspect company, a new piece of investigative journalism appears to show that Ticketmaster is, as it turns out, perfectly happy to see it's customers buy from scalpers. Continue reading

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REWIND: The New Music Industry’s Week In Review

As we flit back through major music industry goings-on, we revisit artists new free upload option on Spotify, the power of live music, Amazon's uptick in the churning out of. Continue reading

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Ticketmaster Responds To Scalper Collusion Exposé

After an undercover investigation appeared to show that, contrary to an anti-scalping pubic posture, Ticketmaster is courting ticket brokers and profiting from them, the Live Nation owned ticketing giant has. Continue reading

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Ticketmaster Encourages, Profits From Scalpers Undercover Investigation Reveals

An undercover investigation by the Toronto Star and Canadian Broadcasting Company appear to show that, contrary to their vehement anti-scalping pubic posture, Ticketmaster is courting ticket brokers, profiting by providing. Continue reading

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‘How Do I Get Tickets?’ Ticketmaster + Samsung Voice Control

"Bixby, how do I get tickets?" Ticketmaster has partnered with Bixby, Samsung’s Siri-like virtual assistant, to enable discovery and purchase of concert tickets using voice tech.

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Ticketmaster Changes Course On Ticket Resales, But Not In US

In a major reversal, Ticketmaster has shut down its UK secondary retail sites, Get Me In and Seatwave, switching instead to a price-capped system that is integrated into the primary. Continue reading

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TUE. BRIEF: IMPALA Protests Sony EMI Deal • Ticketmaster Resale Shift • Amazon Music To Brazil • More

TUESDAY 8.14.18 Music Business News From Around The Web Updated continuously under the More News tab

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FRI. BRIEF: Sprint + Tidal Bundle • Ticketmaster Hack Expands • Gaga’s Beauty Startup • More

FRIDAY 7.13.18 Music Business News From Around The Web Updated continuously under the More News tab

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Ticketmaster Accused Of Scalping Its Own Tickets

Secondary ticketers have fired a new salvo in their ongoing legal battle with Ticketmaster, saying in a court filed counter-complaint that the ticketing giant secretly provided the tools, including ticket. Continue reading

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Ticketfly Slowly Coming Back Online 4+ Days After Hack [UPDATE 3]

[UPDATE 3] Ticketfly, and the venues and promoters it serves, are slowly coming back online more than four days after being forced offline by a hack and ransom demand. The. Continue reading

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