Tag: #FeeFreeFriday

Football Game Ticket Fees

Are you ready for some football...fees?

That’s right, football is back! But the preseason isn’t all tailgating and touchdowns, it also includes outrageously high football ticket fees. We run through the red zone of the worst ones. Also this week, a $97.20 ticket fee is described as “other expenses”, a family pays a $82.00 “service fee” and all new entries on…
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absurd ticket fees

Fee Free Friday - GO BLUE!

We shout “GO BLUE!” for the “Wolverine State” as Michigan joins the fight against absurd ticket fees and services charges. Plus, buried in Live Nation’s Q2 report is an updated “Ticketing Fees Consumer Class Action Litigation” budget. ‘Power to be peaceful’ concert is cancelled rather than pass $90,000 in fees onto concertgoers, and yet another…
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Seeing the forest through the fees

We know you’ve come to expect  Fee Free Fridays to be a written account of the week’s wins and losses from the war on unreasonable per-ticket fees – But sometimes a picture says a thousands words. This week we overdose on infographics for a fresh look at just how awful outrageous fees and services charges…
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ticketing fee lawsuit

Kangaroos and kiwis and rams - Oh my!

We’re Not in Kansas Anymore, Toto – In fact we’re international with reports from Australia and New Zealand. This week we ask: If you won a multi-million dollar class action, would you settle for a dollar off coupon? Just what is a $8.00 “email attachment” fee? Are you willing to pay 25% of the purchase price…
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2012 olympics scandal

Fee Free Friday - London 2012

Is it the thrill of victory or the agony of defeat? The 2012 Olympics Scandal is here and the 18 month long soap opera surrounding tickets has only intensified. This week we add ” Ticket Fatigue” to the lexicon of misery, find out if tickets are really sold out or if a glut is being covered…
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Fee Free Friday - WHO FEE DAT?

$327.50 per ticket fee?!?! Is that a typo or a demand pricing algorithm error? Good grief it better be. If it isn’t, we have a new Fee Free Friday  record ( and that’s a bad thing ). Also this week is a new Justin Bieber induced metric for measuring ticket fee misery and we check-in…
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ticketing industry news

Fee Free Friday - Authors, Municipals, & Scholars

Fee Free Friday gets bookish with the re-release of Dean Budnick and Josh Baron book and an interview with the authors. Updates on the latest ticketing industry news. How the city of Indio, California feels that $800,000.00+ in ticket fees is not enough. And the scholars at the American Enterprise Institute ask where is the…
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high per ticket fees

Fee Free Friday - The Fog of War

Fee Free Friday is a Yankee Doodle Dandy. A Yankee Doodle do or die in the war on unreasonably high per ticket fees and service charges that is! Fee Free Friday is dominated this week by comedian Louis C.K.’s widely reported “experiment” in selling tickets to his upcoming comedy tour directly to his fans. We…
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unreasonable per ticket fees

Fee Free Friday - Only The Strong Survive

The war on unreasonable per ticket fees boiled over in New Jersey this week when the state assembly panel approved bill A-2258. We also have some heartbreaking fan testimonials about the high cost of tickets and reports of a $30.00 “convenience” fee! Only the strong can survive reading this week’s #FFF – Are you up…
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Fee Free Friday - Dads and Grads Rejoice

Dads and grads rejoice! This week’s Fee Free Friday is a staccato of battles won, save for one especially egregious loss. So throw your tasseled mortarboard in the air as we chronicle the very latest developments in the war on unreasonable per ticket fees and outrageous face value markups!