NBA Playoffs 2014 Recap & End of Season Review

NBA Playoffs 2014 Recap & End of Season Review

As we prepare for the upcoming 2015 NBA Season, let’s take a look back at the last year. The NBA Playoffs 2014 were one of the most gripping in recent memory.

Bradley Beal, of the Washington Wizards, became the first player since Magic Johnson in 1980 to have three playoff games with at least 25 points before his 21st birthday. San Antonio Spurs’ Tony Parker and his fiancée had a baby—and then shortly after Parker showed up to Game 5 against the Dallas Mavericks and dropped 23 points.

Aside from the impressive performances of the players, there were even more events surrounding the NBA Playoffs 2014 that left us wishing they’d never end.

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Cassette Store Day 2014

Cassette Store Day 2014

The music industry is in a constant state of change, and it’s easy to forget about the past. With the internet and ever evolving mobile and web technology, it’s become effortless for someone to introduce a friend to new music. All it takes is a simple share, email or click to the cloud. Nowadays, no face to face exchange ever needs to even happen. Digital is a beautiful thing, but there is something to be said for the way “music used to be”.

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Ticket Insider – Celtic Thunder, Wicked Tickets On Sale


New Tickets On Sale This Week

Brian Regan – 10/3 at 10AM

With specials airing on Comedy Central, Brian Kegan distinguished himself as one of the premier stand-up comedians in the country! He has the perfect balance of sophisticated writing and physicality.

Celtic Thunder – 9/26 at 10AM

The singing group from Ireland is heading out on the road! Celtic Thunder is known for their choreography, dramatic lighting, and authentic Irish stage sets. Dubbed Billboard’s Top World Music Artist, Celtic Thunder is a phenomenon not to be missed.

Clutch – 9/26 at 10AM

Clutch has been on rock radio airwaves for well over a decade and have had their last album top Billboard’s Hard Rock Albums chart. Get your fix of the Maryland rockers as they go out on tour.

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See How Ticketmaster Concert Fans Are Getting More Social

getting more social with the concert fan from ticketmaster

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

Ticketmaster Ticket Insider 9/12

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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