Live Nation Faces a Skeptical Senate
The company’s grip on ticket sales, and its move last year to cancel sales for Taylor Swift’s upcoming tour, will be a big focus of an antitrust-focused hearing.
One company controls a wide swath of the concert industry, and lawmakers say music fans are paying the price.
Zach Bryan drops 'All My Homies Hate Ticketmaster' album
The chorus against Ticketmaster’s contentious concert pricing practices is growing, including Zach Bryan and friends
Spending a Month’s Salary to See Bad Bunny, Only to Be Turned Away
The concert was supposed to be one of Mexico’s largest, sold out months before. Instead, one of the world’s biggest stars played to a nearly empty floor.
Ticketmaster to sell some fans more Taylor Swift tickets after presale fiasco
Ticketmaster’s chaotic rollout of the presale last month attracted heavy criticism
Taylor Swift ticket troubles prompt call for FTC bots inquiry
U.S. lawmakers on Tuesday pressed the Federal Trade Commission to enforce a 2016 law against ticket scalpers using bots after Ticketmaster blamed the software for troubles selling tickets to pop superstar Taylor Swift's upcoming tour.
Ticketmaster apologises to Taylor Swift fans for presale disaster as DOJ mounts probe
‘We feel we owe it to everyone to share some information to help explain what happened,’ Ticketmaster says
Justice Dept. Is Said to Investigate Ticketmaster’s Parent Company
The inquiry predates the botched presale of Taylor Swift tickets this week and is said to focus on whether Live Nation has abused its power in the live music industry.
Taylor Swift Ticketmaster crash draws ire on Capitol Hill
A glitch caused by high demand for her concerts reignites anger at the firm's power in the ticket industry.
SG Lewis announces headline UK and European tour: dates, tickets and prices
Singer-songwriter and producer will headline shows across the UK and Europe in spring next year in support of 'AudioLust & HigherLove'.
Peter Kay tour: Hundreds of thousands struggle to get tickets
Extra dates are being added to his comeback tour, with some resale sites pricing tickets at £1,100.
Harry Styles and Elton John rumoured to headline Glastonbury 2022
Harry Styles, Elton John and Arctic Monkeys are early favourites for Glastonbury 2023 headliners – but could Taylor Swift show too?
Glastonbury 2023: 'Challenging times' blamed for ticket price rise
Emily Eavis says the festival is "still recovering" from the financial cost of Covid.
Strictly Come Dancing Live Tour is returning in 2023 and this is how to get tickets
The Strictly Come Dancing Live Tour is back for another run in early 2023 and it's visiting arenas across the UK.
How Ticketmaster's dynamic pricing "takes advantage" of music fans
Coldplay, Harry Styles and Bruce Springsteen have profited from ticket prices that rise with demand to many times more than face value.
Reading and Leeds festivals: Fans receive refunds after uproar
People angry at acts like Måneskin pulling out of the festivals say they have got their money back.
Spotify tests selling concert tickets straight to fans
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My Commonwealth Games £440 tickets may prove worthless
Because of family commitments we can’t go, but the official resale website is closed
The Case of the $5,000 Springsteen Tickets
Triumphant fans showed up in Ticketmaster’s queue with special codes, only to encounter its “dynamic pricing” system. Was the Boss OK with that?