1. Inside Eventbrite's $200 Million Purchase of Ticketfly From Pandora, Which Arrived After Dizzying Race to Divest

    June 15, 2017 11:53 AM EDT 0 0 0 When Pandora bought Ticketfly in 2015, both companies thought it was a match made in heaven, and Ticketfly founder Andrew Dreskin often described the deal as an “Eventbrite killer.” But 20 months later, under growing pressure from investors, Pandora ...

  2. Ticketfly Launches Mobile Tool for Promoters

    November 18, 2014 5:36 PM EST Ticketfly is trying to make life easier for promoters that use its ticketing platform. Its new Ticketfly Pulse product is a mobile tool that gives easy access to real-time event stats, allowing promoters to quickly see an event's total ticket ...

  3. 'The Upstairs Bar Is Empty': Ticketfly Acquires Forward-Thinking App WillCall

    August 21, 2014 12:27 PM EDT 0 0 0 Deal heralds expanded mobile offerings and the evolution of the in-venue experience -- like settling bar tabs in the app -- for fans and promoters. San Francisco-based digital ticketing firm Ticketfly has acquired WillCall, a concert discovery, tick ...

  4. Ashley Capps, Charlie Jones and More Get Rained On, Pay $10 for Beer, Take Shots and Name ‘Douchiest Agents’ at Touring Panel

    November 14, 2013 11:02 AM EST From mainstay festivals like Coachella and Bonnaroo to brand new niche festivals like the Mountain Oasis Electronic Music Summit, music fans have come to embrace festival experiences. Amid the increasing competition and with the same pool of art ...

  5. Ticketfly Launches FanBase Customer Analytics Tool

    May 16, 2013 7:07 AM EDT The social ticketing platform Ticketfly on Wednesday unveiled FanBase, an analytics tool to enable North American concert venues and promoters to better target customers. Ticketfly, which recently expanded into Canada to challenge Ticketmaster, ...

  6. This Week In Music: String Cheese Incident Discuss Self-Ticketing, Lawsuit With Ticketmaster

    July 18, 2012 2:59 PM EDT In the latest episode of This Week in Music with Ian Rogers, the CEO of Topspin Media hits the backstage of the Greek Theatre where he interviews the entire String Cheese Incident. It turns out the jam band is at the forefront of self-ticketing mo ...

  7. Exclusive: Ticketfly Launches Reserved Seating Ticketing Service

    July 18, 2012 11:05 AM EDT Ticketfly has thrown its hat into a bigger ring by launching a reserved seating ticketing service for venues and promoters across North America. "It's a modern take on reserved seating," co-founder and CEO Andrew Dreskin tells Billb ...

  8. Business Matters: Ticketfly Launches Ticketfly Causes To Help Charities, Build a Better Workplace

    June 26, 2012 4:23 PM EDT Ticketfly Causes Works To Help Charities Ticketfly's new charitable initiative is not just an example of a corporation supporting good causes in its community and around the country. Ticketfly Causes is also an attempt to remain an attractive ...

  9. Michael Rapino, Perry Farrell Added to Insomniac's EDMBiz Conference in Las Vegas

    May 23, 2012 5:25 PM EDT Live Nation CEO Michael Rapino and Lollapalooza founder/Jane's Addiction frontman Perry Farrell are among the latest big names to be added to Insomniac's EDMBiz Conference, set for June 5-7 in Las Vegas in the buildup to the city's ...

  10. Exclusive: Kaskade, Steve Angello, Announced For Inaugural EDMBiz Conference

    May 02, 2012 10:30 AM EDT 0 0 0 In case anyone on the planet still believes Electronic Dance Music isn't a serious business, a list of speakers for this June's inaugural EDMBiz conference announced today by Insomniac Events should dispel any illusions. Popular EDM DJs Ka ...

  11. Exclusive: Kaskade, Swedish House Mafia's Steve Angello, Craig Kallman, Marc Geiger Announced For Insomniac's EDMBiz Conference

    May 02, 2012 10:00 AM EDT (Photo Erik Kabik/Retna) In case anyone on the planet still believes Electronic Dance Music isn't a serious business, a list of speakers for this June's inaugural EDMBiz conference announced today by Insomniac Events should dispel any il ...

  12. Business Matters: A New Look at an Old Survey Finds P2P Hurts Music Purchases

    February 02, 2012 9:11 PM EST A New Look at An Old Survey Finds P2P Hurts Music Purchases -- A controversial 2007 paper on P2P's impact on CD purchases has got a second look -- with conclusions the music industry will like. A new paper based on the same survey data used i ...

  13. Video: Ticketfly CEO Andrew Dreskin On Social Media, Industry Change And Ticket Pricing Issues

    November 23, 2011 7:44 AM EST Ticketfly CEO Andrew Dreskin hung around after his presentation titled "Four Concepts That Lead To Event Promotion Nirvana: Integration, Automation, Analytics and Personalization" to give some more of his thoughts on the ticketing indust ...

  14. Andrew Dreskin @ Future Sound 2011

    Andrew Dreskin @ Future Sound 2011

    November 18, 2011 8:16 PM EST 0 0 0 Andrew Dreskin @ Future Sound 2011 Videos Andrew Dreskin ...

  15. Twitter, SoundTracking, Ticketfly, Slacker, Shazam and More on the Socialization of Music @ Billboard FutureSound

    November 18, 2011 7:37 PM EST Left to right: CEO of Ticketfly Andrew Dreskin, SVP of Strategic Development at Slacker Jack Isquith, Director of Consumer Marketing at Shazam Jeff Roberto, COO at RevrbNation, Jed Carlson and VP of Client Services at Moontoast, Tim Putnam at the ...

  16. Facebook Music: The New Social Connectivity

    September 23, 2011 1:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 It's a generally accepted fact that Apple saved the music business. In the '00s with the iPod, iTunes and a fierce vision for a new way to experience music, Apple created a sensational alternative to illegal services and inferior legal one ...

  17. Ticketfly Launches Analytics Dashboard

    June 28, 2011 10:46 AM EDT Ticketing startup Ticketfly has added a feature it hopes will differentiate its service from its competitors. On Tuesday the company unveiled its new analytics dashboard that gives clients a snapshot of various statistics. It's the latest pro ...

  18. Ticketfly Adds Outback, Monqui to Client Roster

    January 21, 2011 12:00 AM EST Ticketfly has added two significant independent promoters to its growing client base in Portland-based Monqui and Nashville-based Outback Concerts. "These are long term, exclusive deals, and we're going to do a few things for these guys, ...

  19. @Billboard Touring Conference: Should You Paper Your Crowd?

    November 03, 2010 12:00 AM EDT To discount or not to discount? The recession and an uptick in the number of bands on the road have resulted in unsold tickets. Innovative online services have appeared to help sell those tickets. The “New Media and Touring: Finding The Fan” panel ...

  20. Ticketfly Acquires Gigbot, Ramps Up Social Focus

    June 25, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Ticketing company Ticketfly has announced the acquisition of Gigbot. Details were not made available. Gigbot provides web-based ticketing and social marketing tools for venues and promoters. Sean Porter, Gigbot’s founder and chief architect, will ...

  21. Field Day Lawsuit Moving Forward

    October 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Judge takes out parts of mass gathering law. U.S. District Court Judge Denis Hurley in Central Islip, N.Y., on Sept. 30 struck out parts of the state's mass gathering law as unconstitutional, allowing a case brought by Field Day producers And ...

  22. Field Day Fest Tries Again In New York

    September 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Move over Woodstock -- Field Day is on the way. New York's mid-Hudson Valley, home to the original Woodstock Music Festival and Woodstock '94, is drumming up another two-day music gathering. This time Move over Woodstock -- Field Day is on ...

  23. Field Day To Try Again In New York

    September 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Move over Woodstock -- Field Day is on the way. New York's mid-Hudson Valley, home to the original Woodstock Music Festival and Woodstock '94, is drumming up another two-day music gathering for 2005. Move over Woodstock -- Field Day is o ...

  24. Update: Field Day Moving To Giants Stadium

    June 04, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 After plans fell through to hold this weekend's Field Day festival in Riverhead, N.Y., the two-day event is being abbreviated to a single-day concert Saturday (June 7) at Giants Stadium in East Ruther After plans fell through to hold this weeke ...

  25. Field Day Environmental Challenge Thrown Out

    June 01, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Although the star-studded Field Day Festival remains in limbo, a suit claiming the event would harm the environment in host city Riverhead, N.Y., has been thrown out of the New York State Supreme Cour Although the star-studded Field Day Festival rem ...

  26. Field Day Fest Slowly Moving Forward

    May 28, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 After dire reports that the Field Day festival, scheduled for June 7-8 in Calverton, N.Y., may be cancelled, the event appears to be slowly moving forward. Organizers still lack a required mass gather After dire reports that the Field Day festival, ...

  27. Field Day Fest In Doubt

    May 27, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Field Day festival, scheduled for June 7-8 in Calverton, N.Y., appears to be in doubt. According to published reports, officials in Suffolk County have denied the festival a permit to operate, fea The Field Day festival, scheduled for June 7-8 i ...

  28. Update: Radiohead, Beasties To Headline Field Day

    April 14, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 As had been rumored for several weeks, Radiohead and the Beastie Boys will headline the inaugural Field Day festival, set for June 7-8 at Enterprise Park in Calverton, Long Island, about 70 miles east As had been rumored for several weeks, Radiohead ...