Tag Archive: secondary ticket outlets


Viagogo accused of “moral repugnance” after Ed Sheeran charity tickets appear on site with excessive mark up

Image: Ed Sheeran In what might be one of the most unsavoury developments in secondary ticketing yet, tickets for a sold-out charity concert Ed Sheeran will be performing at have appeared on re-sell websites for extortionate prices. Sheeran, who is no stranger to being targetted by touts, will be performing at the Royal Albert Hall…

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Culture, Media and Sport Committee Debate on Secondary Ticketing

Image: Music Managers Forum The Parliamentary debate on secondary ticketing took place earlier today, involving questioning of three different panels with various stakeholders within the industry. The two-hour conference overran by close to forty minutes, and was essential viewing for anyone interested in a better policing of the secondary ticketing market – something we’ve been…

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Ticket Touts Could Face Jail Time for Using ‘Bots’ to Bulk Buy Tickets

Photo: Theresa May As leading musicians get collectively angrier about the secondary ticketing market and its exploitation of genuine music fans, new government legislation, if passed, could mean that touts using online ‘bots’ to secure vast quantities of highly sought after tickets could face jail time as a consequence of their actions. Following recent outrage from acts like…

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