English electronic band Depeche Mode’s Global Spirit tour has raked in more than $202m in ticket sales over the course of a 15-month period. The tour, which ended in late July in Germany, welco... Tags: Depeche Mode, Gigs, Global Spirit, Music, Sales, Tour
New legislation in the Australian state of Victoria will introduce ‘ticket cops’ to clamp down on touts. The group will be given the jurisdiction to go after controversial secondary platforms a... Tags: Australia, Law, Legislation, Music, Scalping, sports, Task Force, Ticket Cops, Touting, Victoria
Proposals to protect the future of live music venues in the UK have been submitted to Parliament as stars united to back MP John Spellar’s ‘agent of change’ bill. Paul McCartney, Ray Davies, ... Tags: Agent Of Change, John Spellar, Legislation, Music, Music Trust, venues
Google reformed its policies on secondary ticketing adverts only after being made aware of potential illegalities by a Spanish live events trade group. Speaking to IQ Mag, Gabriel Rossy, lawyer for... Tags: Advertising, AdWords, Fanfair Alliance, Google, Music, Spain, Touting
The UK government has assured young music fans that legislation designed to outlaw ticket bots is just part of a range of measures designed to prevent scalpers from inflating prices. Matt Hancock, ... Tags: Bots, Cap, Legislation, Music, Price, Scalpers
Music fans are looking for a technological revolution in the discovery phase of event-going, according to StubHub’s annual Year in Live Experiences (YILE) report. With more than 2,000 eventgoers ... Tags: Data, Event Discovery, Festival, Music, StubHub, Survey
US ticketing platform AXS has become the exclusive ticketing partner for Austin City Limits (ACL), the world’s longest-running major music television programme.
AXS will support ticketing for the l... Tags: Austin City Limits, AXS, Music, television, Texas
Greg O’Gorman, director of ancillary services for Irish airline Ryanair, has described its recently-launched Ryanair Tickets service as a “natural fit” with travel, according to Pollstar.
The ... Tags: Coras, Europe, Ireland, Live Events, Music, Ryanair, Ryanair Tickets, Sporting Events, Theatre, Travel
Field Day festival has added its weight to the growing opposition to the secondary ticketing market in Australia by launching its own official resale facility. The New Year’s dance music festival... Tags: Australia, Festival, Field Day, Fuzzy, Music, Resale, Sydney, Touting
Reeperbahn Festival has become a partner of Keychange, a project that seeks to promote the role of women in music. The event, which takes place in Hamburg later this month, has joined the German As... Tags: Conference, Germany, Keychange, Music, Reeperbahn Festival, Women