LOS ANGELES, Aug. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Throughout the Los Angeles area, fans can purchase live event tickets from their local Walmart store. Using point of sale touch screens located in the electronics departments of sixty-nine participating Walmart stores, fans throughout the area can browse available tickets for family shows, concerts and sporting events. Once the desired event is selected by the fan, a Walmart employee helps complete the transaction and immediately prints the tickets.
“By integrating ticketing into Walmart stores, we are able to offer fans this very convenient way to learn about upcoming events, purchase and take home tickets without leaving their neighborhood,” said Nathan Hubbard, CEO of Ticketmaster. “In addition, Ticketmaster will continue to work closely with our clients to create exclusive high value offers for Walmart customers.”
Before August 15th, Los Angeles area Walmart shoppers can save money with the purchase of a special 4-Pack for concerts including: Rascal Flatts, Toby Keith and 311 & Sublime at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre in Irvine or the San Manuel Amphitheatre in San Bernardino.
The Los Angeles area stores with ticketing capabilities include:
White Lane, Bakersfield
Fashion Place, Bakersfield
Rosedale Highway, Bakersfield
City of Industry
McKinley Street, Corona
Ontario Avenue, Corona
Central Way, Lancaster
East Avenue J, Lancaster
East 5th Street, Long Beach
Carson Blvd, Long Beach
10th Street, Palmdale
47th Street, Palmdale
Carl Boyer Drive, Santa Clarita
Kelly Johnson Pkwy, Santa Clarita
Sante Fe Springs
With operations spanning 19 countries, Ticketmaster is the world leader in event ticketing and ranks among the top five eCommerce sites globally. Ticketmaster is a division of Live Nation Entertainment. Live Nation Entertainment is the world’s leading live entertainment and eCommerce company, comprised of four market leaders: Ticketmaster.com, Live Nation Concerts, Front Line Management Group and Live Nation Network. Ticketmaster.com is the global event ticketing leader and one of the world’s top five eCommerce sites, with over 26 million monthly unique visitors. Live Nation Concerts produces over 20,000 shows annually for more than 2,000 artists globally. Front Line is the world’s top artist management company, representing over 250 artists. These businesses power Live Nation Network, the leading provider of entertainment marketing solutions, enabling over 800 advertisers to tap into the 200 million consumers Live Nation delivers annually through its live event and digital platforms. For additional information, visit www.livenation.com/investors.