Tag Archives: Live Nation

Ticket Scammers Busted

Here’s why all those hot concerts sell out instantaneously, even if you’re hovering over your keyboard at the moment they go on sale. Four guys in California hacked the CAPTCHA programs of numerous tickets sellers and used over 100,000 fake email addresses to harvest all the best seats. They’ve been busted and charged with fraudulently obtaining more than a million …

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Ticketmaster To Merge With Live Nation

The country’s biggest ticket seller and biggest concert promoter have been granted permission to merge and create a single company that will run pretty much every bit of your concert experience. Once the merged is officially closed, the combined company will be called Live Nation Entertainment — a combination that would have control of nearly all aspects of the music …

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Live Nation Promoting Murder Music

Buju Banton, the dancehall/reggae artist whose work has been characterized as “murder music” for lyrics that call for the brutal murders of gay men, is launching a national U.S. tour via American music label and concert promoter Live Nation. A sample of Banton’s lyrics: Anytime Buju Banton comes, faggots get up and run. Boom (gun shot) bye bye (Goodbye, as …

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