Ticketmaster

Ticketmaster

Interpol
February 1, 2019
by Kerry Doole

Ticketmaster cleared by the Competition Bureau, Drake's Juno snub is noted, Super Bowl's musical controversy, and Jagged Little Pill is coming to Broadway. Others in the headlines include Interpol (pictured), Jon Samuel, Chersea, Leaving Neverland, Apple Music, Beatles, Peter Jackson, Kiss, Justin Bieber, Linda Perry, and Black Sabbath.

Photo source: The CBC
October 1, 2018
by External Source

The federal Competition Bureau is expanding its investigation into Ticketmaster to include the company’s secret scalping program revealed in a Toronto Star/CBC undercover investigation.

September 28, 2018
by Kerry Doole

The remarkable career of Buffy Sainte-Marie (pictured), Drake's extravagant Toronto mansion, and Ticketmaster’s ‘TradeDesk’ scalper tool explained. Others in the headlines include Borns. the Beatles, Elton John, Polaris Prize, Venus Fest, Planets suite, Metric, Keith Urban, La Force, Prince, Regina Symphony Orchestra, WSO, Alejandro Escovedo, and Gordon Bintner.

Picture credit: CBC
September 24, 2018
by FYI Staff

Following the explosive reports about Ticketmaster working with touts to inflate ticket prices for their own betterment, a joint investigative team

Metric
September 24, 2018
by Kerry Doole

Metric (pictured) remain relevant, Buffy Sainte-Marie's life is detailed in a new book, and an Indigenous Canadian renaissance is underway. Also in the headlines are Ticketmaster, Courtney Love, Lou Phelps, Bob Moses, CD sales, Tafelmusik, Steven Page, Christine and the Queens, Reggie Watts, and SSO.

Shania Twain
September 21, 2018
by Kerry Doole

Shania slays in Glasgow, Frank Turner's love affair with Toronto, and Polaris Prize gains international attention. Also in the headlines are KK Downing, Saskatoon concerts, Jeff Dalziel, Sirius XM, Mac Miller, Lauryn Hill, Ticketmaster, and Modern Sky.

Pic: Change.org
September 20, 2018
by FYI Staff

Two media outlets merged resources to expose another Ticketmaster ticketing drama that some are calling a PR nightmare. The supply-and-demand system of brokering tickets to fans has become a topic of endless debate and a tool for increased profit for the dominant ducats deliverer. But can the system remain as is?

Jared Smith, president, Ticketmaster North America
May 16, 2018
by Nick Krewen

Smith says the bot biz has been growing in double-digit percentages every year for the past 10 years in North America, and his company is fighting back.

March 29, 2018
by FYI Staff

Canada's competition watchdog is dogging Ticketmaster and Live Nation over alleged lack of transparency on what actual tickets cost, and the Blue Jays are allegedly enriching themselves by profiting from a questionable ticket sales practice.

January 7, 2018
by FYI Staff

Ticketmaster Canada COO Patti-Anne Tarlton is the latest inductee into the Canadian Music & Broadcast Industry Hall of Fame. The ceremony will be held on May 10 at Toronto's Rebel during Canadian Music Week.

November 22, 2017
by FYI Staff

New owner Michael Wekerle and his team expect the newly renovated Elmo complex to open its doors in spring and in time for the launch of CMW in May.

October 6, 2017
by FYI Staff

Making the headlines today are Roger Waters, David Geffen, the Las Vegas shooting, Rosanne Cash, Ticketmaster, naloxone kits, Elon Musk, Rodney Jerkins, Tom Petty, Vera Lynn, Mohammed Assaf, and Garth Brooks.