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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Ticket Insider – Jersey Boys, NBA Basketball, NHL Hockey Tickets On Sale

Ticket Insider Jersey Boys, NBA Basketball, NHL Hockey Tickets On Sale

New Tickets On Sale This Week

Jersey Boys (Touring) – 8/29 at 10AM

“Walk Like a Man”, “Can’t Take My Eyes Off You”, “Big Girls Don’t Cry” … Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons sang countless perfect hits! Though out of the limelight it was a different story. Go behind the music and inside the story of the four guys from Jersey with the musical phenomenon, Jersey Boys!

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The Wiltern Theater: A Turquoise Treasure
for Los Angeles

The Wiltern Theater: A Turquoise Treasure For Los Angeles

 

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Today, the Wiltern stands as a beloved concert venue.

Live Nation has nearly 150 venues in its portfolio, but only one comes with national historic recognition. Just beyond a bustling Los Angeles street corner sits the Wiltern Theater – a former movie house built at the onset of the Great Depression. More than 80 years after opening amid the spectacle of a Hollywood all-star premiere, it is a symbol of perseverance, having overcome neglect, decay and a near-miss with a wrecking ball to become a popular event site and a jewel in our crown of theaters. Read the rest of this entry »

The Ice Bucket Challenge to Benefit the ALS Association

The Ice Bucket Challenge to Benefit the ALS Association

Lady Gaga challenged Live Nation Entertainment President and CEO, Michael Rapino, to accept the Ice Bucket Challenge to raise awareness and donations for the ALS Association.

 

In turn, Michael challenged the entire Live Nation Entertainment family, including Ticketmaster and Live Nation teams and venues across North America and international locations.

…and thus the videos “poured” in (no pun intended – ok, ok maybe just a little).

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10 NFL Stadiums, Ranked by Ticketmaster Fans

10 NFL Stadiums Ranked by Ticketmaster Fans

We know you love your NFL team, but when was the last time you professed it in person at the stadium? Using internal data, we determined which stadiums received the most love last season.

Did your home field make the cut? See why fans are smitten with these NFL stadiums. (NFL stadiums are in no particular order)

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10 Garth Brooks Songs for the Country Music Fan

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Garth Brooks fans rejoice as America’s most powerful concert force returns with select dates across the United States. Taking a look all the way back to 1990, we compiled his biggest Number 1 hits according to Billboard and top downloaded songs on iTunes, to create the ultimate playlist of Garth’s fan favorites.

1. “Friends in Low Places”

It only took this single eight weeks to reach #1, where it remained for four whole weeks. The song went on to win single of the year at both the Academy of Country Music Awards and Country Music Awards of 1990. Although the song has a sad subject matter and talks about drinking your troubles away, the melody adds an uplifting quality.

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Ticket Insider – Fresh Beat Band, College & Pro Football Tickets Onsale

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New Tickets On Sale This Week

Fresh Beat Band, August 8 @ 10 AM PST

Can’t seem to pull your kids away from the TV because they’re watching too much of Nickelodeon’s The Fresh Beat Band? Is your answer, “YES”? Let us help!

Take your kids to see their favorite TV friends live in concert! Shout, Twist, Marina, and Kiki are back! So get ready for a brand-new show this winter with tons of new songs for the kids to enjoy.

Hear The Fresh Beat Band’s new song “Walk Like An Egyptian”

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How to Pursue Your Passion While Holding Down a Full-Time Position

Hollywood Fringe Festival Pursue your Passion

In a previous post about the Hollywood Fringe Festival, we featured Live Nation employee Ben Hill, who, while working full-time, has managed to produce one of the largest performing arts festival not just in L.A., but in the world.

Now, we want to share Ben’s solid words of wisdom, for anyone who’s interested in successfully pulling off any type of creative side hustle while maintaining a “9-to-5”:

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A Day at the Hollywood Fringe Festival in Los Angeles

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Live Nation and Ticketmaster are well-known for their positions in the live entertainment business, but what you may not know is that our employees are passionate about making their mark in live entertainment too. Take for example, Ben Hill, senior director of financial planning systems. By day, he manages business platforms and applications, but at night and on weekends, he’s working out the details of a performing arts event he founded and has operated for five years, the Hollywood Fringe Festival.

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18 Signs You’re Fest Obsessed

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Traditionally, basic human needs include food, shelter, and clothing. Here at Ticketmaster, we believe one necessity is glaringly missing from that list: music festivals. Call us crazy, but we can’t live without a regular dose of those unparalleled, life-changing festival experiences. Are you fest obsessed like us? Here are some tell tale signs.

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