LOS ANGELES, Aug. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Throughout North Carolina fans can purchase live event tickets from their local Walmart store. Using point of sale touch screens located in the electronics departments of forty-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, North Carolina Walmart shoppers can save money with the purchase of a special 4-Pack for concerts including: Journey, Jason Aldean, Incubus and Toby Keith at the Time Warner Cable Music Pavilion in Raleigh and the Charlotte Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre.
The North Carolina stores with ticketing capabilities include:
South Tryon St., Charlotte
Pineville Matthews Rd., Charlotte
Albemarle Rd., Charlotte
Eastway Drive, Charlotte
N. Tryon Street, Charlotte
Concord Commons, Concord
Thunder Road, Concord
New Hope Commons Drive, Durham
Glenn School Rd., Durham
Battleground Ave., Greensboro
West Wendover Ave., Greensboro
Pyramid Village Blvd., Greensboro
6600 Glenwood Ave., Raleigh
10050 Glenwood Ave., Raleigh
Fayetteville Rd., Raleigh
New Bern Ave., Raleigh
New Hope Church, Raleigh
Parkway Village Cr., Winston Salem
Kester Mill Rd., Winston Salem
E. Hanes Mill Rd., Winston Salem
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.