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Hear no, see no, speak no ...ticket fees

Ticket fees that equal 67% of the purchase? Has K-pop turned to chaos because of outrageous face-value mark-up? Fee Free Friday is back with those stories and more tales of ticket buyer misery. It seems the ticket industry just wants to pretend they see no evil, hear no, and, when pressed on the issue of  the subject of unreasonable…
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up-front ticket fees

Hell Freezes Over

191.3% of the purchase price are ticket fees? That would make anyone curse under their breath. How about a $17,000.00 fee for the “right to purchase a ticket”? Think that made someone swear? What four letter word would you say after paying a fee for “being allowed” to print your ticket at home? Read on…
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concert ticket fee

Bieber Boondoggle

This week we ask if ticket fees can ever be a good thing and find some surprising answers. But don’t get your hopes up too high. An investigative report from Nashville finds Justin Bieber fans are as miserable as ever. A concert ticket fee should not break the bank. Plus we have all the TMZ-style…
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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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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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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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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!