Throbbing beat, pulsing lights, screaming fans - there's nothing like live entertainment.
Whether it's a concert, basketball game or Broadway play you're after, online ticket counters are ready and waiting.
Before you pick up the phone and call Ticketmaster, check out these new players:
This Internet-based box office is dedicated to lowering fees. Find tickets for symphonies, museums,
aquariums, comedy clubs, music festivals, night clubs, stadiums and more. Service fees generally range
from $1.25 to $2.00 per ticket.
Its coverage isn't as comprehensive as Ticketmaster's, but this reseller charges similar fees and links
out to other ticket suppliers. It also offers an auction area.
Categories include sports, entertainment and travel.
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Pre-purchase movie tickets from this site, then pick them up at the theater by swiping your credit
card at the Automatic Ticketing Machine. Service fees average $1 to $2 a ticket.
SFX promotes and produces live entertainment, from concerts to sports shows. Their site includes over
600 listings for rock bands, classical performances, Broadway theater, country music concerts, motor sports
exhibitions and family entertainment shows. Click on the "Artists On Tour" function for a complete listing of
concerts and locations. Visitors can buy tickets for the Backstreet Boys, Jimmy Buffet, The Judds and more.
This California-based organization helps people buy and sell entertainment tickets. Their "For Sale" listings
include the event name, price the seller is looking for and the event's location. The search option allows
surfers to track down specific events by region. People looking to sell tickets can post on this site as well.
Total Travel and Ticket
This privately owned company buys and sells "First Rate" and "Sold Out" tickets for local and national
shows and tours. Most of their tickets are part of a package deal that includes amenities such as
transportation, dinner, hotel and post-event parties. They also specialize in corporate accounts.
The site offers options to request tickets, sell tickets, browse concert selections and check out sports events.