Tag: Tickets

  • Secondary Ticketing’s Epic Fail: Why You Are Better Off Buying From Ticket Touts

    Secondary Ticketing’s Epic Fail: Why You Are Better Off Buying From Ticket Touts

    You have to hand it to the likes of Viagogo and Stub Hub. For years people have complained at rip off ticket prices from ticket touts. Here was a market that the corporates could clean up: make more reputable and fairer. And yet they’ve actually made things worse.  That takes some doing. It’s the equivalent […]

  • Dispatches – The Great Ticket Scandal

    Dispatches – The Great Ticket Scandal

    The way concert tickets are sold nowadays does little but irritate everyone involved. Twenty five years ago, I was occasionally pretty good at getting good tickets for gigs: front row for Def Leppard, Judas Priest and Anthrax shows at Hammersmith Odeon, and best of all Aerosmith supported by Guns n Roses at Hammersmith. I was […]