Archive for December, 2012

Ticketmaster Makes it Easy to Give this Holiday Season

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[caption id="attachment_1205" align="aligncenter" width="404"] Ticketmaster will donate an additional $1 for every “like” to Ticketmaster’s Facebook page now through 12/31.[/caption]

At Ticketmaster, we value service to strengthen our ties with charitable partners and build community. Ticketmaster is proud to announce another year with the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital® in support of their ninth annual Thanks and Giving® campaign.  Over the last four years, with your support, we have raised almost a million dollars to help save lives. One hundred percent (100%) of the donations benefit St. Jude, the nation's leading pediatric research and treatment center devoted solely to children with cancer and other deadly diseases. St. Jude has developed protocols that help push overall survival rates for childhood cancers from less than 20 percent when the hospital opened in 1962, to 80 percent today. And no family ever pays St. Jude for anything.

This year, we’re pleased to ...


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2012 Concert Trends

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Live Nation's Fan Meter shows Americans getting more passionate about concerts. Click here for a PDF. ...


Thanks Senator Schumer *blush*

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If you live in New York you probably have heard about the unbelievable benefit concert next week, the 121212 event to benefit Hurricane Sandy Victims. With an epic line up of artists these are the hottest tickets in town. Many more fans want to go to this concert than there are tickets and this also means that scalpers are interested in purchasing tickets as well. As with any onsale, we blocked thousands of their BOT requests (here is more on our fight against BOTS). We are also continuing the work of carefully reviewing the orders and cancelling tickets if we find they were purchased by a scalper that violated our terms of service. To date we have cancelled hundreds of tickets.

Today, ...


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