Global ticketing service Songkick – which operates in Australia and 60 other countries – will cease operations at the end of the month. “I’m sad to write that on October 31, Songkick will bow to pressure from Live Nation and Ticketmaster and complete the shutdown of all ticketing operations (including the design and maintenance of artist webpages) we began earlier this year when Ticketmaster and Live Nation effectively blocked our U.S. ticketing business,” CEO Matt Jones wrote in a statement.

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