See How Ticketmaster Concert Fans Are Getting More Social

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Live events and social media have gone hand-in-hand since well before your mom and dad joined Facebook.

If you go to YouTube right now, and type in “concerts 2005″ (the year YouTube launched), you’ll find several videos featuring full-length concert coverage. If you take a peek at one of your friend’s timelines, odds are, you’ll uncover at least a selfie or two of them attending a live event. And, if you follow your favorite musician on Twitter, you’re likely to have seen them tweet while on tour.

Starting to see a trend?

Well, we sure have. According to our recent Ticketmaster Live Analytics study, live event social media “engagement is up, up, up” for concert fans. No surprises there, but through this study we uncovered some interesting facts about how concert fans use social media and how you can use that information to your advantage.

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Remember When…
14 Moments of 2014 Festival Season

2014 Festival Season Photo Video Moments
The bad news: as summer gradually slips away, so have music festivals. The good news: we have photos and videos to reminisce on the great times and keep the memories alive for years to come. So join us as we  take a stroll down memory lane with the top 14 festival moments of 2014.

1. FYF: When Darkside left the crowd speechless after one of their final performances ever.

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Ticket Insider – Ariana Grande, John Mellencamp Tickets On Sale

Ticketmaster Ticket Insider  Arianna Grande and John Mellencamp
 
New Tickets On Sale This Week

Ariana Grande – 9/20 at 10AM

Ariana Grande is all over the music scene, collaborating with names like Zedd, Iggy Azalea, Jessie J and Nicki Minaj! Named Favorite Breakout Artist at the 40th People’s Choice Awards and Nickelodeon’s sweetheart, appearing on Victorious and Sam & Cat, Ariana Grande is hitting the road beginning this fall. Catch her sing her top songs from her second studio album, My Everything, live on The Honeymoon Tour.

Check out Ariana Grande’s Music Video with Zedd titled; “Break Free”

Amsoil Arenacross – 9/16 at 10AM

Celtic Woman – 9/17 at 10AM

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Ticket Insider – Usher, Maroon 5 & Basketball Tickets On Sale

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New Tickets On Sale This Week

In This Moment – 9/12 at 10AM

Jersey Boys (Touring) – 9/12 at 10AM

Say Anything – 9/12 at 12PM

Trans-Siberian Orchestra – 9/12 at 10AM

The rock holiday tradition returns this year with a BRAND NEW show, The Christmas Attic. If you’re looking to get into the holiday spirit, rock out a bit and be mesmerized this is the show to see. Grab your family and friends and get tickets to the live debut this Friday.

Wicked (Touring) – 9/12 at 10AM

Maroon 5 – 9/13 at 10AM

Songs About Jane Tour was Maroon 5’s very first tour in 2002-04. Now Maroon 5 is on their ninth tour! The band will be heading out on a world tour in support of the band’s fifth album, V. 28 shows in North America and 10 in Europe! Get your tickets to the Maroon 5 World Tour 2015.

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Back to School: Ticketmaster employees share college #Sportstember stories

Back to School: Ticketmaster employees share college #Sportstember stories

Just because school is back in session, doesn’t mean that the fun has to end—especially when it comes to college sporting events.

At this time of year, universities heat up with activity, hosting action-packed games that get fans everywhere talking. We’ve even dedicated the entire month of September to the Ticketmaster #Sportstember promotion that’s unleashing sports fandom across the nation.

So in honor of #Sportstember, we asked Ticketmaster employees what college team colors run in their veins. We have to say, they had some pretty rad dedication to share—check it out.

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#MötleyMemory Photo Flyaway Sweepstakes to New York

#MötleyMemory Photo Flyaway Sweepstakes to New York

Mötley Crüe is hitting the road for the last time. That is correct folks, the LAST TIME. The band members even signed a contract to assure fans that this will, in fact, be their very final tour together as Mötley Crüe.

So what does that mean for all you fans out there? It means that this is the show you need to attend! And we want to help you get there.

Enter our Mötley Crüe Photo Flyaway Sweepstakes for YOUR chance to win a trip for two to New York for one of the very last Mötley Crüe shows, an experience that’ll last a lifetime.

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Ticket Insider – Bob Dylan, Slipknot & Boxing Tickets On Sale

Bob Dylan Slipknot Boxing Tickets On Sale Ticketmaster

New Tickets On Sale This Week

Bob Dylan – 9/5 @ 10AM PST

Did you know that Bob Dylan has sold more than 100 million records and is one of the best-selling artists of all time and published six books of paintings and drawings since 1994? If you feel like checking out the North Country Fair, check out Bob Dylan on tour this fall.

Hoodie Allen – 9/5 at 10AM

NE-YO – 9/5 at 10AM PST

Slipknot – 9/5 @ 10AM PST

Slipknot will be releasing their first studio album in 6 years this October. In lieu of their brand new album, they will be heading out on tour this fall so pick up tickets before they are sold out.

For a sneak peak of their album, The Gray Chapter, check out their new video for “The Negative One”.

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10 Usher Music Videos to get you Excited for the UR Experience Tour

Usher Music Videos Ticketmaster

Since Usher broke through with the release of his second album My Way in 1997, the R&B don has been unstoppable. To date, Usher has sold over 65 million records worldwide and has won 8 Grammy Awards—all while serenading your girlfriend. Usher—or Ursh! as #TeamUsher tends to call their boy—is simply the #1 stunna when it comes to R&B music…the numbers just don’t lie.

Fast-forward to August 2014 and Usher is still making waves, as he debuted a brand new track with Nikki Minaj at the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards. It went something like this;

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Unleash Your Sports Fandom with #Sportstember Daily Giveaways, Super Bowl Flyaway & More

Unleash Your Sports Fandom with #Sportstember Daily Giveaways, Super Bowl Tickets & More

Do you have the colors of your beloved sports team running through your veins? It’s hard not to this time of year with the NFL & college football kick-offs, race to the World Series, Ryder Cup & PGA TOUR, US Open, and anticipation around the NBA & NHL seasons.

With so much happening in sports right now, we’ve dedicated the entire month of September to #Sportstember.

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