5 Tips for your Kids’ First Concert

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You remember your first concert, don’t you? Who doesn’t?! It’s a major rite of passage whether you’re four, fourteen or forty. But if it’s your kid’s first show, you really want it to be a great concert experience—for both you and them. Here’s a handy guide:

Do your homework – Is the show on a school night? Is there an opening act that bumps the headliner way past their bedtime? You know your kid’s threshold for staying up late better than anyone, and sometimes an earlier nap is just the ticket.

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Mothers Day-Approved Concerts & Events

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Remember the time you begged Mom to let you see your favorite band perform? And—after some room-cleaning or chore negotiations—she finally agreed? She even bought the tickets, played chauffeur and enjoyed music that wasn’t quite her style—all so you and your friends could have the best night ever.

Since Mother’s Day is right around the corner, why not surprise mom with tickets to see a show, event or concert that she’d go crazy for? Take a look at the reviews below to see the events moms raved about the most on Ticketmaster.com. Give her a gift that’s “way, way better than a brunch!” (unless, of course, you’re taking her to a House of Blues Gospel Brunch—now that’s an experience mom won’t want to miss.)

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Instant Replay: Top Rated Sports Fan Reviews of 2013

You came. You saw. You wrote a review. 2013 was a huge year for sports and fans perfectly captured all the action, passion, and camaraderie in their reviews. We loved reading what you wrote and wanted to share some of our favorite fan reviews from the ten highest rated teams and sporting events. Read on below for the play-by-play. Read the rest of this entry »

Monster Jam 2014

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Monster Jam 2014 is rolling into your city, so join us and bring the whole family. Since the 1970′s Monster Truck’s have been bringing the ruckus to arena’s around the United States. When Monster Jam first began it was about the races. Now Monster Jam mixes racing with stunts and truck acrobatics, which have become the true fan favorites. Last year Monster Jam brought you high flying adventure and electrifying event production, it is just one of those events that you have to see up close and personal. Read the rest of this entry »

What to bring to your next tailgating event?

Let’s face it; half the fun of going to a football game is the pre-game tailgating with friends and family. There’s nothing better than bonding and barbecuing with other fans. And there’s nothing worse than a bad tailgating experience. That’s why we have put together this quick Tailgating Checklist for you. So next time you head to a football game, check our list and make sure you’ve got everything covered. Read the rest of this entry »

Best Music Fan Reviews 2013

With  2013 coming to a close, we here at Ticketmaster want to share just how awesome of a year it was by recapping the best live event fan reviews from 2013*.

Did you know that with certain events you attend over the yea r there could be an opportunity for you to take a brief survey after the show? These surveys are designed to ensure we’re delivering the fan experience we want you to remember. Many of these surveys are then formed into reviews which often times are published to our website for other fans to read.

We love hearing from you, our fans, and with each live event that you attend we hope you will participate in these surveys to ensure we’re delivering the best live experience possible to you. Yes you heard right, we’re requesting that you partake, give us some feedback, submit a photo or video, and who knows, maybe you’ll be on our website one day! Enough about that, let’s recap some of our best fan reviews from 2013. Read the rest of this entry »