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Live Nation, Ticketmaster parent company, sued by United States

US Attorney General Merrick Garland accused the events company and promoter of "unlawful, anticompetitive conduct to exercise its monopolistic control over the live events industry in the United States"
 

The United States Department of Justice (DOJ) is suing Ticketmaster parent company Live Nation to break up the alleged monopoly. The live events company and...

MVT

The charity upsell will coincide with Music Venue Trust's Venues Day 2023 initiative 

Ticketmaster is giving fans the option to donate directly to the Music Venue Trust (MVT). The ticket marketplace behemoth, which is owned by Live National...

Dance music industry hit $11.3 billion in 2022, but just 20% of creators make a living from it, IMS report finds

The annual Music Business report found that 20% of artists and DJs earn enough to make electronic music their full-time career, with 45% making no income from their craft at all

The dance music industry grew to $11.3 billion last year, although that figure doesn't feed back into most artists' ability to make a living, according...

4,900 people were injured in Astroworld tragedy, new filing reveals

Initial reports estimated the number of people injured in the crowd rush to be around 300

Nearly 5,000 people are claiming they suffered injuries at Travis Scott's 2020 Astroworld festival, where 10 people died, according to a new Houston county court...

Live Nation reported one of the more significant gender pay gaps at 34.3%

Six major music companies - Universal Music, Warner Music, Sony Music, Spotify, Apple and Live Nation - have reported an average gender pay gap of...

Most tickets for The Great Lawn spectacular will be free

New York's Central Park will host a 60,000 capacity concert to mark the return of events to the city. 

Big Apple mayor Bill de Blasio...

A memo sent to talent agencies was obtained by Rolling Stone

Live Nation wants artists to accept pay cuts and take responsibility for cancellation in 2021.

With most of this year's festivals and concert performances cancelled...

The SFX Entertainment founder died of respiratory illness on Sunday

EDM mogul Robert Sillerman has died, aged 71. 

The SFX Entertainment founder died on Sunday (24th November) of respiratory illness, Billboard has confirmed. 

The New...

The admission was made in a secretly recorded phonecall

A senior executive of Live Nation has admitted to placing tickets on resale sites for Metallica's 2017 WorldWired North American stadium tour, Billboard reports.

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The international events promoter has outlined a list of sustainability goals for its festivals...

Live Nation have pledged that five of the biggest UK festivals will go plastic-free by 2021.

The international promoter have confirmed Download, Latitude, Leeds, Reading...

Destructo is at it again... 

HARD founder Gary Richards has announced a new festival, All My Friends, which will take place in Downtown L.A. later this year. 

Running over two...

The giant is being investigated in America... 

Live Nation, the event and ticketing monolith, has been accused of breaking antitrust (i.e. competition) laws in the US, according to reports. 

In 2017 the market-leading...

Your pass to 90+ global festivals goes on sale 22nd May.

Live Nation will begin selling a $799 “festival passport” on 22nd May at 10 a.m. PST. The pass provides general admission access to 90+ global...

Gig tickets on Amazon? Sure!

Amazon is going up against Ticketmaster and Live Nation as the world's premier ticket seller. 

The worldwide express shipping/goods website will be expanding to the...

More drama at Live Nation's HARD festival in California

More than 300 people have been arrested at Live Nation's HARD Day Of The Dead festival in Southern California over the weekend, the LA Times...