RATM’s Tom Morello Addresses Fan Complaints Over Ticket Prices
Rage Against The Machine just revealed their Public Service Announcement Tour – their first trek in nearly ten years – but when tickets went on sale, fans were met with exorbitant prices. Ahead of the on-sale, RATM announced that in an attempt to curb scalpers, they would be scalping... Read more
Super Bowl LIV Tickets Set Record High Price On Ticketmaster
Super Bowl LIV tickets hit an all-time high, with average ticket prices per person on Ticketmaster reaching over $8,500 each. According to SportsBusiness, the record-setting numbers have reached the highest figure for any single live event in the history of the ticketing company. Despite being a sellout, the game,... Read more
Burning Man Organizers Reveal Increase In 2020 Ticket Prices
Organizers of Burning Man announced ticket prices for the 2020 event and apologized for issues with the 2019 sale. The San Francisco-based event, which will run for nine days in the Nevadan desert from August 30 to September 7, will head on sale next month. Ticket and vehicle prices... Read more
Football Fans Say They’d Give Up A Kidney For Super Bowl Tickets
Some football fans would be willing to do anything to score tickets for the Super Bowl — even if that means giving up internal organs. According to a new poll conducted by Ticketmaster, which was reported by Reuters, some fans say they would give up organs or sex, and... Read more
Professional Sports Are Pricing Out Middle Class Fans
Planning on bringing your family to a major league sports game for an affordable price? Think again. According to a recently published article in the Los Angeles Times, $100 will not be enough to bring a family of four to a professional sports game due to the current ticket... Read more
Live Nation: Raising Ticket Prices Could Be A ‘Huge Opportunity’
While fans are often blindsided by outrageous ticket prices, the ticketing giant Live Nation Entertainment only expects prices to increase in the future. Michael Rapino, the Chief Executive at Live Nation, recently explained to Liberty Media Corp. investors that concert tickets are an “incredible bargain” for live event fans.... Read more
Fans Stunned by Sky-High Motley Crue Tour Ticket Prices
Fans were certainly excited in November when Motley Crue announced it would tour again, four years after calling it quits. But that excitement seemed to have tapered into disappointment for many, after they saw the asking prices. From the cheapest seat in the house to exclusive VIP and merchandise... Read more
Ireland Promoter Warned To Watch Misleading Prices
The concert promoter MCD was warned by the advertising watchdog for not offering a “reasonable” number of its lowest-priced tickets on their site. According to 98FM, a customer complained that all the cheap tickets for a show at Ireland’s 3Arena were sold out, although they were originally advertised “from... Read more
Detroit Lions Call Record ‘Very Disappointing,’ Lowers Prices
After a losing streak, team president Rod wood and head coach Martha Firestone Ford reached out to season ticket holders to announce the decrease in ticket prices amid the “disappointing season.” The letter, which was also posted to the team’s website, was signed by Wood, Ford, and her daughter,... Read more
Cubs Season Ticket Prices Dropping Slightly In 2020
The Chicago Cubs revealed this week that their season ticket price will drop slightly over the next season by an average of 2.5 percent. Individual game prices will increase in several categories, but additional games in lower-priced tiers will bring the overall cost down. Bronze and Silver tiers will... Read more