U.S. Marshals Service Prepares to Auction Fyre Festival Merchandise

Now, you too can own a piece of failed Fyre Festival history, to help jailed entrepreneur Billy McFarland pay off his debt. Last October, U.S. District Court Judge Naomi Buchwald sentenced Fyre Festival co-founder and entrepreneur Billy McFarland to ja… Continue Reading

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Judge Sides with AEG/Goldenvoice, Dismissing Coachella ‘Radius Clause’ Lawsuit

According to a federal judge, Coachella’s highly-restrictive radius clause doesn’t cause any harm to smaller music festivals. Coachella arguably remains one of the largest, most popular, and most profitable music festivals in the world.  Yet, for years… Continue Reading

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Ticketmaster Dodges a Bullet In Its ‘Scalpergate’ Class Action Lawsuit

Ticketmaster seems to have been granted a reprieve in its ongoing ‘Scalpergate’ class action lawsuit. A California federal judge has tentatively granted Ticketmaster’s request to arbitrate the class-action suit.  The suit alleged that Ticketmaster viol… Continue Reading

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Weeks After His Immigration Issues, 21 Savage Faces More Than $1 Million In Legal Damages

Just weeks after being booked and released from jail on immigration charges, 21 Savage is facing new legal troubles. The lawsuit was filed against the rapper for accepting payment for a performance, but never showing up.  21 Savage was paid $17,000 in … Continue Reading

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Eventbrite Shares Plunge Nearly 30% on Disappointing Earnings

Heavy spending, weak financials, and ‘migration challenges’ at Eventbrite are spooking Wall Street. As part of its aggressive international expansion plan, Eventbrite recently confirmed the launch of a localized platform in Singapore. The company will … Continue Reading

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Amazon Unveils Ticketmaster Functionality in Alexa-Enabled Devices — Including Seat Selection

“Alexa, where are my Ticketmaster tickets?” Yesterday, Amazon unveiled a new feature – Song ID. Prime Music and Music Unlimited subscribers in the US can now easily identify a song’s title and artist. Users can simply activate and deactivate the featur… Continue Reading

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CTS Eventim Consolidates Its European Promoter Network Into ‘Eventim Live’

German ticketing giant CTS Eventim continues to expand its reach across the European market. CTS Eventim has remained pretty successful. Publishing its H1 2018 financial results last summer, the German ticketing giant revealed its revenue jumped to $70… Continue Reading

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Can You Tour a Playlist? Spotify Taps Live Nation to Further Expand Its ‘Rap Caviar Live’ Series

Spotify has announced a new Live Nation Urban partnership for another RapCaviar Live concert this year. The early-stage experiment continues. Last year, the RapCaviar Live tour featured artists like 2 Chainz, Lil Pump, Rich the Kid, Migos and more.  Ra… Continue Reading

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