VENDINI BUYS CANADA’S BOXXO

Ticketer Vendini has purchased Canada white label ticketing service, Boxxo. Boxxo has been helping arts organizations in Quebec sell tickets for more than 15 years and will help Vendini expand its international presence. Over the past few years Vendini has also acquired InTicketing, CrowdTorch, and Dataflow. Boxxo team members will join Vendini and continue to serve Boxxo’s customers. “Boxxo brings tremendous love and experience needed for the French Canadian market. Together, Boxxo and Vendini are honored to now be the largest ticketing solution serving Quebec,” said Mark Tacchi, Vendini’s Founder and CEO in a release.

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KNITTING FACTORY BOISE FIRE LIKELY CAUSED BY CONTRACTOR

A fire that gutted the Knitting Factory in Boise is being blamed on a contractor working on the HVAC system for the business. According to Boise Fire Department, the contractor accidentally created a spark when cutting metal duct work, and the spark spread to nearby materials to ignite the blaze. The structure of the building is expected to be ok, but it will need extensive repairs. A Lizzo concert scheduled for tonight will now be held at the Revolution Concert House in Garden City. All tickets will be honored, according to a Facebook post from the Knitting Factory.


KAABOO DEL MAR SELLS OUT ITS FOURTH YEAR

Southern California festival KAABOO Del Mar has sold out its 2018 edition happening this weekend (Sept. 14-16). The festival sell-out is a first for the festival that has taken place at the Del Mar Racetrack just north of San Diego, California for the last four years. The three-day event will host performances by Foo Fighters, Imagine Dragons, Katy Perry, Robert Plant and the Sensational Space Shifters, Halsey, Post Malone, and dozens of other bands for its end of summer event. For those who didn’t get tickets in time, Stingray Qello will stream a selection of sets from the event’s three music stages including Sunset Cliffs Stage.