Tag: Fee Free Friday

Predicting the Future of Ticket Fees

Did Free Free Friday, your weekly summary of the controversy surrounding ticket fees and other ticketing industry news, predict future? Maybe, if new ticket fee legislation in Texas and California is passed into law. Clairvoyance aside, this week also had one of the most incendiary comments ever made about ticket fees. Plus, there’s a toehold of hope in…
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Kid Rock Hates Ticket Fees

An angry tirade against ticket fees by a famous entertainer. Round three of the battle between two ticketing industry giants. And millions of frustrated consumers abandoning the ticket purchase process…it must be Fee Free Friday! If you thought Madea hated ticket fees, wait until you hear what Kid Rock has to say! “F*** Ticket Fees!” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r5d6PQK-Uhs…
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Ticket Fees: The 10th Circle of Hell

Fee Free Friday, your weekly summary of the controversy surrounding ticket fees, it hot off the press! The Minnesota state senate has voted on a highly charged ticketing bill. Lollapalooza tickets evaporate in minutes and someone is very unhappy about that. And the ticket scalping debate rages on in Houston, Texas. All that and the Divine Tragedy that…
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Ticket Fees are Double Plus Ungood

Your weekly digest of the worldwide ticket fees controversy has returned! This week’s Fee Free Friday thought-crimes include ambiguous results after a reduction in ticket fees at a theater in St. Petersburg, Florida (victory or defeat?). There is also a disturbing development in Iowa City that sounds like it is straight out of George Orwell’s famous book ‘1984’. Plus, the Final Four Ticket…
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Ticket Fees & The Litigation Nation

Fee Free Friday is back with a special “litigation nation” edition of the controversy surrounding ticket fees! This week the ticketing industry finds itself at odds, not with ticket buyers, but with itself. From Taylor Swift to Mike Tyson, complex lawsuits are flying in every direction – but what is the root cause of it all? Speaking…
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The writing is on the wall for ticket fees

Behold! Fee Free Friday has returned with all new tales of the controversy surrounding event ticket fees. This week, a hapless ticket buyer asks CBS reporter Kurtis Ming “How’d I pay $40 above face value for tickets?” There is also news of “great unification” and “transference” sending shock waves through the ticketing industry. Plus the weekly Wall of Woe has…
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Loose Lips Sink Ticket Fees

Investigative reporting by the NBC affiliate in Connecticut has exposed the secret of why concert tickets sell out in seconds. The “loose talk” has also torpedoed the outrageous face value mark-ups and ticket fees added by unauthorized third-party re-sellers. Fee Free Friday has all the details on the secrets being exposed, plus there is news that ticket fees are now doubling the price of…
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Ticket Fees in Maryland Nevermore

Are ticket fees in Maryland nevermore? The high court of appeals in Annapolis, Maryland has ruled on a landmark case. The ruling does not bode well for venues and events charging per-ticket fees. More importantly, the ruling may result in court ordered refunds to be issued to ticket buyers. Fee Free Friday has the very latest information.…
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Let them eat cake ticket fees!

Fee Free Friday is back with all the tumultuous ticket industry news about ticket fees. Customers want no fees tickets but seldom receive them. This week we find a recurring theme across all the line items is one of indifference to the plight of the ticket buying public. Be it ticket fees, nefarious distribution practices or outright mismanagement, the famous non-quote “Let them…
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Ticket Fees 2013 - Let the madness begin!

That’s right, after a brief hiatus, Fee Free Friday is back as your TMZ of ticket fees and ticket industry news! ThunderTix still offers you the ability to sell tickets with no fees. The new year brings all new ticket fee horror stories including a scathing expose in Louisville, Kentucky. We also see One Direction going in the wrong…
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