17 Superb Rock & Pop Festivals in 2015

Some of us are deeply connected to EDM festivals and some are diehard country fans, while others are strictly devoted to jazz and blues festivals. Among all of these genre-specific music festivals exists a gray area that encompasses various forms of pop, rock, indie, alternative, punk, metal, and beyond. Bridging the gap and bringing together […]

SXSW Music 2015: Artists On Tour + Playlist

Every year thousands of music, film, art, and tech enthusiasts flock to Austin for South by Southwest (SXSW), a week-long series of performances, parties, and panels focusing on cutting-edge trends in entertainment and digital media. While SXSW’s film and interactive offerings have grown tremendously in recent years, music remains the festival’s top draw, attracting thousands […]

March Madness: Sweet 16 of Concerts [Infographic]

In honor of March Madness, we took a look at the ticket buying trends of college basketball customers. Every Wednesday leading up to the Sweet 16 round we’ll post a new infographic illustrating the results on the Ticketmaster Blog. Our first Sweet 16 includes popular concerts among fans who purchased college basketball tickets from Ticketmaster […]

10 Trendsetting Madonna Music Videos to Get You Pumped for the Rebel Heart Tour

It’s little wonder we call her the “Queen of Pop”. Madonna is a fashion icon, an advocate for social change, and, of course, a legendary performer who has elevated pop stardom to new heights with her racy image, record-shattering album sales, and generation-spanning global fanbase. Ever since her self-titled 1983 debut album first introduced her […]

Indie Spotlight: Dan Deacon, The Soft Moon, Benjamin Booker & More

Each month we’ll be showcasing next-level indie and alternative artists who have upcoming shows you won’t want to miss. These acts are perfectly suited to intimate club settings, where their creativity and electric energy are just an arm’s length away. Their underground popularity and clique of passionate, in-the-know fans mean they play their shows at […]

Family Spring Break Adventures on a Budget

Spring Break is a great time to get the family together. The kids are out of school, the weather is warming up (sort of), and there are tons of great family-friendly events out there to take advantage of. It can be difficult to find time to plan something that fits everyone’s schedules, interests and budgets, […]

13 Jazz & Blues Festivals Not To Miss This Year

Today’s jazz and blues festivals aren’t just for diehard Louie Armstrong and Muddy Waters fans. Though many festivals take pride in catering to niche jazz and blues audiences, others have expanded to include new sounds, resulting in some of the most interesting and eclectic festival lineups of the summer. A lot has changed since the […]

Things to do in Atlanta in April

Next up in our spring series of places to shake off the winter cold is Atlanta. They don’t call it Hotlanta for nothing – Atlanta gets HOT in the summer, which is why April – when temps average in the mid-70s – is a great time to visit. The city’s vibrant hip hop scene, top-notch sports […]

Things to do in New Orleans in April

Next up in our series on places to shake off the winter blues is none other than the Big Easy itself. New Orleans is known for its warm Southern hospitality and unique confluence of American, French, and Creole cultures, making it a perfect place to spice up your spring. The city’s vast, eclectic array of […]

Things to do in Tampa in April

As part of our spring series on places to shake off the winter blues, we’re highlighting destinations that double as both warm-weather beacons and cultural hotspots. Up next is Tampa, a perennially sunny spot known for its relaxed outdoor living. Strolling the broad, balmy avenues of the River Arts District on your way to a […]

Things to do in Nashville in April

If you’re anything like us, the annual thawing of winter and blooming of spring comes with an itch to get out and do a bit of traveling. Looking for a place to shake off the Polar Vortex and take in some world-class culture this year? The average temp in Nashville in April is a user-friendly 70 degrees […]