Why Leeds is the capital of cheesy music

  LEEDS was revealed today as the UK’s capital of “cheesy” music gigs, with one in ten concert goers plumping for “guilty pleasures” artists. Research by booking company Seatwave put the city at the top of a list of “easy listening” nights out…   Click here to read full article


Ticket website looks to stars to help it rock

Seatwave, the ticket resale website founded in 2006, saw its growth slow down over the past 18 months as fewer stars gave concerts. It expects a pick-up in the fourth quarter, however, on the back of shows by U2, Coldplay, Take That and potentially The Kinks… click here to read full article


Seatwave hires first group marketing director

  Online ticket marketplace Seatwave has appointed its first group marketing director as the company prepares for a major drive into mobile. Martine Parnell joins from peer-to-peer lender Zopa, where as marketing director she helped grow the business into facilitating more than £500m worth of consumer loans. She has also held senior marketing and product…