See Tickets signs 50th UK indie venue
See Tickets has been selected as the primary ticketing agent for new Manchester venue and club Yes, which becomes the 50th independent venue in the ticketer’s portfolio.
Yes, the new venture from Manchester-based promoter Now Wave, joins existing See Tickets partners Albert Hall Manchester (2,200-cap.), Lincoln Engine Shed (1,500-cap.), Brighton’s the Haunt (375-cap.), the Leadmill in Sheffield (1,150-cap.) and London venues Alexandra Palace (10,400-cap.), the Village Underground (1,000-cap.), Earth (1,750-cap.) and Electric Ballroom (1,500-cap.).
Based in a former auctioneers house and printers press, Yes consists of a 60-capacity basement club, 250-capacity gig venue the Pink Room, a main bar and restaurant area, as well as an attic bar and roof terrace.
“We have always championed independent venues and so we’re incredibly proud to have reached the milestone of having 50 venue partners,” says See Tickets chief commercial officer Martin Fitzgerald.
“We have always championed independent venues and so we’re incredibly proud to have reached the milestone of having 50 venue partners”
“We put our success down to being completely bespoke in the services we offer, whether its white label ticketing, marketing, access control or web development. Our clients are fiercely committed to the venues they run and we see it as our job to get to know their challenges and do whatever we can to support them,” adds Fitzgerald.
Dan Monsell, head of programming at multi-arts space Earth (Evolutionary Arts Hackney) comments: “The range and difference of events in the venue space is crucial to what the space is about. It’s such a relief See is able to work so well to facilitate the high-performance service needed for all of these.”
Lincoln Engine Shed’s head of events and marketing, Michael Redpath, says that working with See Tickets “has made a tangible difference” to the venue’s day-to-day operations.
See Tickets’ clients across the wider music industry include Glastonbury Festival, SJM Concerts, Universal Music Group, Kilimanjaro Live and Crosstown Concerts.