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Viagogo No Show

Controversial ticket resale company Viagogo failed to send a representative to last week’s Culture, Media And Sport select committee hearing on secondary ticketing, infuriating Parliamentarians in the process. The company is headquartered in Switzerland and claimed at the 11th...
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Amazon: Primed For Ticketing Success?

While the heat continues around secondary ticketing, one major tech company is starting to seriously play the primary game. Amazon recently hired former Warner Music Group executive Lawrence Peryer to lead its tickets operations. Peryer joins the tech giant...
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Print Works? Ticket Fees Axed

A German court has delivered a preliminary ruling that ‘Print your own’ ticket fees for events should be outlawed. The ruling is a result of a case brought against Munich based ticketing firm CTS Eventim by consumer rights group...
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Rdio Gets a Sound Salvation

Spotify rival Rdio is set to wind down and file for bankruptcy in the US. As reported by Music Business Worldwide the platform has reportedly already agreed to sell key assets to Pandora for $75m. Pandora, which has always functioned...
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Secondary Ticketing Review Announced

The Government has announced that economist Professor Michael Waterson will Chair the upcoming review of the secondary ticketing market. The review, originally scheduled to take place over the summer, is finally taking place, with Waterson consulting a wide range...
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Amazon: Big River

Not content with drone delivery and items arriving before you’ve even ordered them, Amazon evidently has its eyes on the prize as it overtakes Apple’s music sales in the UK and makes a move into selling festival tickets. According...
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Surf’s Up: Tidal & Ticketmaster

Tidal may not be washed up just yet, as the service this week announced a partnership with live events ticketing giant Ticketmaster. Launched in the US, users of Jay Z’s much talked about service will be able to view...
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Songkick: Power Surge

Songkick has merged with CrowdSurge to create what will be the world’s largest artist-to-fan ticketing platform. The newly combined entity will trade as Songkick, which frankly The Gen is relieved about, shuddering at the mere thought of a company...
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Una: Dream Ticket?

Start-up ticketing agency Una Tickets has raised £1.1 million in private angel investment to launch what it is referring to as the UK’s first transparent end-to-end ticket agency. The service provides ticketing in addition to facilitating access control, cashless...


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