A number of other fests have also committed to keeping the technology out of their events.
The secondary marketplace was the source of the invalid tickets.
Tenacious D, Wilco, Charli XCX, Ride, Cat Power, and The Mountain Goats are among the eligible shows.
Artists such as Tom Morello, Amanda Palmer, The Glitch Mob, and Atmosphere are backing the anti-tech campaign.
Canada’s Competition Bureau found the company’s advertised prices didn’t reflect the true cost to consumers.
The ticketing platform and parent company are being sued for unfair business practices and unjust enrichment.
The Live Nation subsidiary has been enlisting scalpers to purchase tickets in bulk, and then resell them at higher prices on the Ticketmaster-owned platform TradeDesk.
The military grade software hopes to make the concert experience easier, but could come at the expense of customers’ privacy.
Allegations published in a New York Times article accuse the ticketing juggernaut of anticompetitive behavior.
The company specialized in selling tickets directly to fans through artists’ websites and fan clubs.
Fans must purchase Swift-related music and merch to increase their chances of purchasing concert tickets.
After finding success in the UK, Amazon’s nascent service sees the US ticketing market as “ripe for attack.”