POLLSTAR– Lollapalooza becomes the second major festival this summer to break with concert industry tradition, making its published ticket price the final one by eliminating surcharges and add-ons. When a ticket buyer goes to check out after deciding on a purchase, what they see is what they get.

While Lolla organizer C3 Presents isn’t making the same financial leap of faith that Ozzfest presenters did with this year’s free outing, eliminating ticket surcharges for the August 3-5 festival in Chicago’s Grant Park is an effort to respond to fans who’ve complained vehemently about those annoying add-ons. (Full Story)