NBA Playoffs are HERE!

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Get ready to crash the boards, basketball fans; the NBA Playoffs tipped off over the weekend! And after a weekend full of back-and-forth battles, it’s clear that the 2014 playoff match-ups are some of the most exciting we’ve seen in a while. This year, it’s anyone’s game, and all 16 teams will be leaving it all on the court! If you want to experience the incomparable thrill of seeing NBA Playoffs live, Ticketmaster NBA and have you covered.

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Then & Now: Boy Bands

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The advent of boy bands began as early as the 1900s with the presence of acapella barbershop quartets. They have evolved over the years to become some of the highest grossing figures in music, TV and film. Synonymous with upbeat songs, great dancing, and even better hair, boy bands are here to stay. Because it might be a little hard to keep up, we prepared a timeline of the world’s most prominent boy bands. Their style may have changed, but the core fundamentals of boy bands remains the same. What do they all have in common? Why, their irresistible charm of course!

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A Special #ThrowbackThursday to Motley Crue

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#ThrowbackThursday. A day for us to throwback and reminisce on the past. For us music lovers, we like to look back on the bands that have changed our lives and the industry forever. We nod to artists like Elvis and the Rolling Stones for keeping a lasting impression in the live entertainment industry. Not many artists and bands have been able to carry on to each decade. Longevity is something to be recognized in music.

This week we’re throwing back with Motley Crue. As many of you know, the band has decided that this year’s tour will be their last after thirty years of rocking out! Before we bid farewell, let us look back at some of Motleys highlights as one of The World’s Most Notorious Rock Bands! Read the rest of this entry »

Rondell Maxwell Shares his Sports Hero Story – What Was Yours Growing Up?

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Sometimes we can get so wrapped up with our sports heroes that we overlook the people who do heroic deeds off the court. That’s why Ticketmaster took some time on Friday, February 14th to honor one particular inspirational young man who exhibits great strength of character.

His name is Rondell Maxwell, and he’s fifteen years old. Read the rest of this entry »

Fan Poll: Who Will Go to the Men’s NCAA Final Four?


The Madness begins March 18 as the finest college bballers vie for the NCAA National Championship. For newbies, here’s how it goes down: 68 teams start in the NCAA tournament and eventually get whittled down to the Sweet Sixteen. The toughest teams from that group then move on to the NCAA Final Four. One team of super-talented athletes will emerge as the national champ. Read the rest of this entry »

Angels and Yankees Create “Fans First” Secondary Ticket Marketplace


In 2013, Ticketmaster partnered with two major league baseball teams, the Los Angeles Angels and the New York Yankees, in order to create a “fans first” secondary ticket marketplace for fans of each team. We had the aim of creating exchanges where baseball lovers could find the seats they really want and purchase those tickets directly and securely from season ticket holders. Read the rest of this entry »