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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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 »

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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Rondell Maxwell Shares his Sports Hero Story – What Was Yours Growing Up?

Rondell Maxwell from Boys and Girls Club of America

Sometimes we can get so wrapped up with our sports heroes that we overlook the people who do heroic deeds off the court. That’s why Ticketmaster took some time on Friday, February 14th to honor one particular inspirational young man who exhibits great strength of character.

His name is Rondell Maxwell, and he’s fifteen years old. Read the rest of this entry »

We’re sending Grandma to the Super Bowl

Ticketmaster sending Grandma to the Super Bowl

Grandma is going to the Super Bowl! That’s right, Ticketmaster and the NFL Ticket Exchange surprised Marjorie Stockham (Grandma) this week with tickets to the Super Bowl. Grandma is on her way to New York City/New Jersey to root on her favorite team the Seahawks in the Big Game! We couldn’t be more excited about sending one of the Seahawks’ biggest super fan to the biggest game of the year! Why is she the Seattle Seahawks’ #1 fan? Let us share with you why…. Read the rest of this entry »