Afrofuture Fest Causes Disrupt For Charging Ticket Prices Based On Race
Should race matter when buying tickets? Most people would be quick to say “absolutely not.” Yet, organizers of a music festival in a dominate-Black community in Detroit argue that it does. Afrofuture Fest, a small music festival slated to take place later this summer, made headlines after charging ticket... Read more
Tokyo 2020 Ticket Requests Close After 7.5M Applicants
The first phase of ticketing for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics closed earlier this week after 7.5 million Japan residents applied for the lottery drawing. The application period was reportedly extended by 12 hours due to high demand. According to the Associated Press, 7.5 million “ID registrations” were recorded, which... Read more
Primary Market Now Offers ‘Premium Aisle Seat’ To Increase Profit
The aisle seat is the latest hot commodity at a concert, and primary markets are cashing in on this idea in an attempt to further profit off of concertgoers. Ticketing giant Live Nation has begun to offer aisle seats for select shows with a surcharge between $5 and $30... Read more
Dallas Cowboys Increasing Ticket Prices Ahead of 2019 Season
Dallas Cowboys fans will see an increase in regular home game tickets during the 2019 season. According to the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, season ticket holders were told that while preseason game tickets will be lowered in price, regular-season ticket prices are increasing. The difference in price between preseason and... Read more
Cher Claims Ticket Prices To Her Manchester Show Are ‘Ridiculous’
Cher will perform in the UK and Europe throughout the fall months, but fans are frustrated over the expensive ticket prices, and turns out, the iconic pop star is angry too. The “Queen of Pop” is slated to bring her Here We Go Again tour to Manchester Arena on... Read more
Washington Redskins Introduce New Season Tickets Benefit Program
While Washington Redskins season tickets will remain the same price this season, the team is adding benefits for their season ticket holders this year via the comprehensive membership program “Redskins Gold.” Earlier this month, season ticket holders received renewal notices that outlined new benefits starting this season. These additional... Read more
Baltimore Ravens Freeze Ticket Prices For Second Consecutive Year
For the second year in a row, the Baltimore Ravens will freeze ticket prices, attempting to make games more affordable and family-friendly. Last year, the team made its first playoff appearance in four seasons, however, this isn’t affecting ticket sales, spokesman Kevin Byrne said in a statement. Ticket prices... Read more
Football Fans Protest Against Cost of Champions League Tickets
Bayern Munich fans protested the cost of Champions League tickets during a game against Liverpool this week. The Football Supporters’ Federation launched a campaign in England to cap ticket prices for visiting supports at £20 in 2016. Earlier this month, Premier League clubs unanimously agreed to cap away tickets... Read more
Jaguars Announce New Ticket Prices Ahead of 25th Season
The Jacksonville Jaguars announced a slight increase in ticket prices this season in honor of the team’s 25th anniversary. This year, the average season ticket price will increase by 2.4 percent, however, more than half the tickets will remain the same price or be lower than they were in... Read more
Missouri Football Cuts Season Ticket Prices For 2019 Season
Missouri University’s Athletics Department announced earlier this week that 85 percent of football season ticket prices will decrease or remain the same for the upcoming season. This price decrease will save fans $132 per seat. Students will also save on tickets this year; the “All-Sport Pass,” originally $260, dropped... Read more