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Live Nation admits to allocating tickets specifically for resale sites

Recently, a report from Billboard revealed the worldwide production conglomerate Live Nation puts tickets directly onto resale sites for popular shows. Pundits have suspected this was the case for quite a while after seeing tickets for instantly sold-out Live Nation shows appearing immediately on reseller platforms such as StubHub and ViaGogo. According to the report, […]

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StubHub data finds music fans are increasingly crossing borders for shows

StubHub has released their fourth annual “Year In Live Experiences” report. A highlighted statistic demonstrated more people are crossing borders to attend live events, further pushing the narrative consumers are increasingly paying for experiences over products. In 2018, around 200,000 ticket purchasers on StubHub traveled to a different country to attend one of 30,000 shows. Stubhub’s general […]

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The “bitcoin of ticketing” aims to cut down on ticket fraud

Hardcore music fans have long been detestful of scalpers and their ilk of third party ticketing websites, like StubHub. Thankfully, two recent graduates from Imperial College London – Annika Monari, 25, and Alan Vey, 24 – have created what they’re calling a “bitcoin of ticketing” system in the hopes of altogether eliminating the problem of […]

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