Ticketmaster and Walmart Bring Tickets to Twenty-Two Stores Throughout the San Diego Area

LOS ANGELES and SAN DIEGO, Aug. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Throughout the San Diego area, fans can purchase live event tickets from their local Walmart store.  Using point of sale touch screens located in the electronics departments of twenty-two 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, San Diego area Walmart shoppers can save money with the purchase of a special 4-Pack for concerts including: Toby Keith, Motley Crue and Poison, Santana and Rascal Flatts at the Cricket Wireless Amphitheatre in Chula Vista.

The San Diego area stores with ticketing capabilities include:

North Broadway, Chula Vista
Eastlake Parkway, Chula Vista
Broadway, Chula Vista
Camino Canada, El Cajon
Fletcher Parkway, El Cajon
La Mesa
Lake Elsinore
National City
College Blvd., Oceanside
Marron Road, Oceanside
Vista Way, Oceanside
Dennery Road, San Diego
Murphy Canyon Rd., San Diego
College, San Diego
Shawline St., San Diego
San Marcos

About Ticketmaster:

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.