Industry Veteran Chris Donohue Named General Manager of Front Gate Tickets

We are excited to welcome industry veteran Chris Donohue as General Manager of Front Gate Tickets, our festival ticketing platform for North America.

As the General Manager of Front Gate Tickets, Chris will pull from his more than two decades of experience in the music and festival space to lead organization growth strategy. His deep industry experience and understanding of technology will drive Front Gate Tickets’ product innovation, delivering solutions that will help partners enhance the festival experience for fans. Chris will oversee a wide range of global strategic initiatives spanning multiple departments, from field technology to product, account management, marketing, and sales.  

“Chris is well respected throughout the industry for his rich understanding and great passion for festivals,” said Andrew Sider, EVP Festivals & General Admission, Ticketmaster. “His desire to drive innovation within the live events space will play an integral role in strengthening Front Gate Tickets, and Ticketmaster’s global festivals business. We are very happy to welcome him to the team.” 

Prior to joining Ticketmaster as the head of Front Gate Tickets, Chris held senior leadership roles at a number of well-respected ticketing and festival operator companies as well as serving in artist management. He was recently named to VenuesNow’s 2020 All-Stars list.