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