Taylor Swift Reputation Tour Sale Leaves Some Fans Fuming
Emotions ran high when tickets to the Taylor Swift Reputation Stadium Tour finally went on sale to the general public on Tuesday morning for dates throughout the U.S. Given the high demand stoked by the months-long buildup and “Verified Fan” presale process that allowed users to pay (or tweet)... Read more
NFL Sales Drop: Ticketing’s Role in the League’s Attendance Issues
Usually the NFL season brings a cacaphony of headlines about great games, on-field drama, and highlight performances. In 2017, however, there has been a heavy undercurrent of worry in addition to the usual Hank Williams-led fanfare of America’s most popular sport. Sales are down and fans are upset. Protest... Read more
Taylor Swift Angers Fans with Reputation Tour Prices
Tickets to the highly anticipated Reputation World Tour from pop superstar Taylor Swift don’t go on sale until next month for U.S. dates, and no exact ticket prices by venue and section can be found on Ticketmaster (by me, anyway) as of yet. However, by either some serious investigative... Read more
Michael Bennett Mocks 49ers’ Empty Stadium, Low Ticket Prices
In an interview following the Seahawks’ 24-13 victory over the 49ers on Sunday, defensive end Michael Bennett offered some sly remarks to Janie McCauley of the Associated Press regarding his opponents’ less-than-boastful attendance this season. The announced paid attendance at Levi’s Stadium for the game was 70,134 – seemingly impressive in a 75,000 capacity... Read more
Montreal Canadiens Reduce Ticket Prices Due to Slow Sales
The Montreal Canadiens have lowered the price of some tickets for their game against Ottawa this Wednesday night, a spokesperson for the team confirmed to The Candian Press. When a number of tickets remained available, select categories were dropped down to regular price from the “optimum” price applied to... Read more
Bayern Munich Charged Over Fans’ Ticket Price Protest
UEFA has opened disciplinary proceedings against Bayern Munich after its fans launched a protest about ticket prices at last Wednesday’s Champions League match at Anderlecht, reports ESPN. During their team’s 2-1 win at Constant Vanden Stock Staium in Brussels, Bayern fans threw fake money onto the field, delaying play,... Read more
Concert Ticket Prices Across the United States: A Comparison
If you’ve spent any amount of time purchasing concert tickets, you probably have a fair idea of what a “normal” price is in your market. Top tier acts in arenas, summer amphitheater shows, intimate clubs featuring up-and-comers, they all have their variations. But what about how your city compares... Read more