Top Social Shared Artists and Events from Ticketmaster 2013

2013 was a great year  for concerts and live events around the globe, and we’re excited to share some highlights with you from the year. We had a chance to connect with our social team and uncover the top 5 most social artists and events from 2013.

Our site features multiple ways to interact and become more social with your favorite bands, artists, and live events. With our interactive seat map, did you know that you can tag where you’re sitting to your Facebook page? This was an exciting product that we rolled in 2013 for fans! You can now social share those seats with your friends on Facebook so they can sit close to you at the show. Make sure to mention that you’re  attending and Facebook RSVP to the next live event you attend and round up your crew. Being social is a great way to let people know where you’re sitting so they can easily find you at the venue.  Let’s recap our top performers from the year! Read the rest of this entry »

Best Music Fan Reviews 2013

With  2013 coming to a close, we here at Ticketmaster want to share just how awesome of a year it was by recapping the best live event fan reviews from 2013*.

Did you know that with certain events you attend over the yea r there could be an opportunity for you to take a brief survey after the show? These surveys are designed to ensure we’re delivering the fan experience we want you to remember. Many of these surveys are then formed into reviews which often times are published to our website for other fans to read.

We love hearing from you, our fans, and with each live event that you attend we hope you will participate in these surveys to ensure we’re delivering the best live experience possible to you. Yes you heard right, we’re requesting that you partake, give us some feedback, submit a photo or video, and who knows, maybe you’ll be on our website one day! Enough about that, let’s recap some of our best fan reviews from 2013. Read the rest of this entry »

Live Entertainment Holiday Gift Ideas

Don’t know what to give your family for the holidays? Or maybe you’re tired of giving the same gift each year. Don’t worry-from Lady Gaga’s ARTPOP Ball, to the Los Angeles Kings and Disney on Ice- we have you covered for all your live entertainment needs.

Not only do we have multiple events and shows to choose from across all genres, we make it easy to gift the tickets you just purchased with Ticketmaster ticket transfer. So embrace the holiday spirit and give them all an experience they will always remember. Read the rest of this entry »

Ticketmaster Holiday Tips – Holiday Gift Giving

Ticketmaster Ticket Transfer for Gifting

Looking for the perfect present for everyone on your list? Avoid the holiday shopping frenzy and wrap up the most thoughtful gifts yet: TICKETS to rock out with a favorite band, cheer on their top team or sing along to a sensational Broadway musical.

This year you can do all of your gift buying and delivery from the comfort of your home—even at the last minute.

Here’s how to hook up the perfect event for friends and family on your list, no matter where they are:

  1. Buy tickets as you normally would at Ticketmaster’s website
  2. Log into “My Account”
  3. Select the tickets you want to “gift” or transfer*
  4. Enter your personalized message, then click or tap the Transfer Tickets button and your gift is on its way!

Transferring tickets from your computer or mobile phone is a safe, convenient and quick way to “gift” tickets to your special someone this holiday season and all year round. Plus, you can transfer tickets up until the event free of charge, which means you’ll never scramble at the last minute again (and will gain a few fans yourself in the process).

Want to know more about transferring tickets? Dive into the nitty gritty here and start gifting!

*Most, but not all tickets are eligible for transfer. To learn more, please refer to the FAQ’s .

Ticketmaster December Sweepstakes

Ticketmaster December 2013 Sweepstakes

Whether it is seeing your favorite music artist, Broadway show, or catching your favorite sports team live…we know how important it is to BE THERE. As fans of live entertainment, we want to make sure you’re aware of all sweepstakes and promotions at Ticketmaster. We want to make sure our fans have exclusive opportunities to win tickets and VIP Access to some of our best live experiences.

This month, we’re running two very exciting promotions. The first, our Fresh Beat Band Live in Concert Sweepstakes. We’re giving away four tickets to a show in February, perfect for families looking for an post winter getaway!  In addition to Fresh Beat Band, we’re also running The Ultimate Gift Sweepstakes, a holiday promotion, with a grand prize of Tickets For A Year! *

What’s even better? All current Ticketmaster sweepstakes can be found in one easy place – our Win Big tab on our Ticketmaster Facebook page. So keep checking back regularly here, like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter, and don’t miss out on these fantastic promotions with some of the best prizing a fan can get!

*$3000 awarded as (6) $500 in Ticketmaster Gift Cards! How does that sound for all you live entertainment lovers?! The possibilities of what you can attend with that giveaway is endless!

 

Cyber Monday Ticket Deals in Your City

Ticketmaster Cyber Monday Ticket Deals

It’s Cyber Monday and here at Ticketmaster we’re offering up holiday ticket deals in your city! Save up to 50% on live entertainment for everyone on your list this year! Whether you’re shopping for a music junkiesports fantheater buff, the kids or even yourself, don’t look any further. We have TONS of events, all at great prices including 2 For 1 TicketsMe+3 4-PacksTickets Under $40 and so much more.

Did we mention you can also enter for a chance to win The Ultimate Gift – TICKETS FOR A YEAR*?!  That’s right – a whopping $3,000 in Ticketmaster gift cards to share with your friends or keep for yourself.

Shop our Holiday Ticket Deals now! We have great prices and lots of great deals across all genres to keep everyone happy during the holiday season. Hurry though, even Santa can’t control how long these deals will last! And, while we still have your attention, don’t miss your opportunity to enter   The Ultimate Gift Sweepstakes – now through December 8 only.

Fan Tip: Looking for holiday deals in a different city than where you current reside? It’s easy! Enter the zip code and/or city and state into the upper right hand corner of our Holiday Ticket Deals webpage to browse all local events and offers!

Happy Holidays from all of us here at Ticketmaster!

*Tickets For A Year = awarded as six $500.00 TM gift cards.  NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Open to legal residents of U.S. or Canada (except Quebec), 13 years of age or older. Void where prohibited or restricted by law. Ends 12 PM PT 12/8/13.  See Official Rules for details. SPONSOR: Ticketmaster LLC

Ticketmaster (Red) Campaign World AIDS Day

 

Ticketmaster (Red) Campaign World AIDS Day

Every Dec. 1 for the past 25 years, people from around the world have come together to commemorate the fight against HIV/AIDS; to pay respect to those who have succumbed to AIDS and to support those currently living with HIV.

 Each year, since 1988, they have done this by uniting to observe World AIDS Day.

 This year’s World AIDS Day theme is “Shared Responsibility: Strengthening Results for an AIDS-Free Generation” and here at Ticketmaster, we’re doing our part to turn this theme into reality.

Through a special partnership with (RED)™, we’re raising money for the  Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, which will be used towards prevention, treatment, counseling, HIV testing and care services for some of the poorest, most at-risk and marginalized groups facing HIV and AIDS in Africa. For every Ticketmaster mobile app downloaded Nov. 4 –30—and available for free in the iTunes® store and in the Android store—Ticketmaster made a donation to the Global Fund**.

 We’re also encouraging you as fans to get involved.

 Now and until Dec. 15, anytime you purchase tickets for concerts, sports, theatre and family events through Ticketmaster.com and LiveNation.com, you can make a $5 contribution that will go towards the Global Fund—towards much-needed monies for more services and medicines in densely affected areas.

 And, we’re not stopping there.

 We’re encouraging our employees to donate, matching their contributions, up to $10,000.

2013 marks the first time we’ve collaborated with (RED)™ to benefit the Global Fund, a campaign that has raised more than $215 million and positively impacted 14 million people*. Through our combined efforts with our fans and employees, we’re hoping to build upon the critical work that this organization has already done.

To learn more about World AIDS Day and how to stay involved in the fight against HIV and AIDS with us and with (RED)™, click on the links below.

Additional Resources:

World AIDS Day: http://aids.gov/
Live Nation: http://concerts.livenation.com/red
Ticketmaster Canada: http://www.ticketmaster.ca/red
Ticketmaster US: http://www.ticketmaster.com/red
Red.org: http://red.org/en/about

* Statistics derived from the (RED) ™ website.
**From November 4th – November 30th, Live Nation Entertainment will donate a minimum of $25,000, maximum of $50,000, for Live Nation and Ticketmaster free app downloads