Where Can I Buy Tickets Near Me?

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Are you planning to pick up your tickets at a Ticketmaster retail location? Or maybe you want to pay in cash or grab a gift card quickly. Ticketmaster retail outlets have got you covered, and with over 2,500 of them in the U.S. there’s probably one right in your backyard.

How to Buy Tickets at a Ticketmaster Retail Location
So how do you find your nearest retail location so you can buy tickets? It’s simple! Just follow these steps:

  1. Go here to find a Ticketmaster Retail Location.
  2. Click Search Here under “Want to buy tickets at a retail outlet?”
  3. Enter where you live (your address, your city and state, or your ZIP code all work fine).
  4. You’ll get a list and map of all the outlets close to you.

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CAPTCHA Tips – Get the Tickets You Want

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Your tickets are being attacked by bots! No, not science fiction robots. We’re talking automated programs that ticket scalpers use to tie up our system and buy up big blocks of tickets, blocking you from getting any. Scalpers want to grab all of the tickets so they can resell them at a higher price to fans later. Thankfully, we have weapons to help stop that from happening – warped words. Read on to learn how these little words help save the day for real live fans like you.

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Ticketmaster Updates App & Fans Rejoice

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On June 9, the Ticketmaster App was updated for iOS7. Our goal of the update was to make the app easier to use, more intuitive, faster and simpler. Ticketmaster employees are some of the biggest fans around. We come to work every day thinking about how we can create a better mobile experience for you. We want to help keep you informed and up-to-date about all live events and improve your live event experience while making our application for iOS more simplistic.

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Add Your Favorite Artists & Get Ticket Alerts

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Don’t miss your favorite live event or artist again! Are you aware of the benefits of favorite-ing your favorite artist on our ticketmaster.com? And, did you know that when you mark an artist as a favorite on our website we also recommend similar artists and shows based on your favorites? Don’t let it fool you, we’ve set an algorithm to help YOU as an avid live event-goer find exactly what you are looking for.

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Socialize your next Live Event with Seat Tagging

Socialize your next live event with Seat tagging at Ticketmaster

Combining technologies can be a beautiful thing—especially when it brings fans, friends and live entertainment enthusiasts closer together. With both fans and social media in mind, we’ve built some of the industry’s most innovative technologies in the past few years, including Interactive Seat Map (ISM) and Seat Tagging. Read the rest of this entry »

Ticketmaster’s Fan Review – Let Your Voice Be Heard!

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Show-and-tell on Ticketmaster. We want to see and hear about events from the people who saw them – and so do other fans!

Did the band blow your mind? What songs did they play? How was the crowd at the game? Got a pic of the game-winning play?

Share your review plus pics or video on our site. It’s easy
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Angels and Yankees Create “Fans First” Secondary Ticket Marketplace

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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 »

What’s in a Presale Ticket? 10 Ways You Can Take Advantage

Ticketmaster Resale Codes

Ah, the age-old mystery of the presale ticket. Before an event goes on sale, ticket wizards pull Houdini-like stunts and grab tickets out of thin air before anyone else can blink—right? Well, not exactly. There’s more to a presale than that and it doesn’t require any magic to take advantage—you only need to know where to look…

Ticket Presales Defined

The presale period is when certain event tickets go on sale to a specified group of fans, usually as a reward for their membership or customer loyalty. In advance or during the presale timeframe*, these select fans are given a code which allows them to search for tickets to buy. Fans aren’t guaranteed a ticket during the presale, but they’re given the opportunity to browse ahead of other fans who don’t have the code.

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Never say “I didn’t know tickets were on sale” again!

Email Ticket Alert at Ticketmaster

You hate missing out on events. We get it, we’re fans too. Whether it’s your favorite band, festival, or a big game you’ve been dying to catch, here’s how you can get the email you want for the events you love!

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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 »