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Old 12-14-2012, 08:56 AM
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They were the same exact prices on the 2009 tour. I'm surprised they didn't go up.
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Old 12-14-2012, 10:07 AM
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That doesn't make it right. Like I said, I'm almost always the guy to snap up the best tickets without thinking twice about the price but this is fucking ridiculous. $100 to sit in the front row of the nosebleeds? Hell, I almost bought it but then I realized I've been 5 feet away from Iron Maiden, Metallica, and Black Sabbath for less than that so I said fuck it.

I have no problem with them charging 170 bucks for floor seats or even the better 100 level seats but there is no way to justify 200 level seats being $170 and half the nosebleeds being $100. That's just sick greed on the promoters and managers end, especially given the fact that a lot of people still have it rough due to the economic situation.

I hope tickets sell horribly and the end up either dropping the price (which they did for the Hollywood Bowl show, even though close seats are still over $250) or upgrading a shit-ton of people on show day.
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Old 12-14-2012, 12:12 PM
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I paid 125 bucks for my girlfriend and I to sit in the 7th row of the back nosebleeds. Fleetwood is one of like two bands we both really, really enjoy so I figured we should go and enjoy ourselves even if the prices are a complete rip-off. Unless they are unbelievably good live I think this will be the one and only Fleetwood Mac concert I ever attend.
Oh, I got tickets for my mom and I and we're down in the 4th row on the first level above the floor. They're her favorite band and I don't think she's ever seen them that close before so, I can't complain. :p
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Old 12-14-2012, 01:30 PM
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That doesn't make it right. Like I said, I'm almost always the guy to snap up the best tickets without thinking twice about the price but this is fucking ridiculous. $100 to sit in the front row of the nosebleeds? Hell, I almost bought it but then I realized I've been 5 feet away from Iron Maiden, Metallica, and Black Sabbath for less than that so I said fuck it.

I have no problem with them charging 170 bucks for floor seats or even the better 100 level seats but there is no way to justify 200 level seats being $170 and half the nosebleeds being $100. That's just sick greed on the promoters and managers end, especially given the fact that a lot of people still have it rough due to the economic situation.

I hope tickets sell horribly and the end up either dropping the price (which they did for the Hollywood Bowl show, even though close seats are still over $250) or upgrading a shit-ton of people on show day.
Didn't say it was right, just pointed out that they didn't go up after a 4 year break.

Even if it sells well, 99% of the time Ticketmaster releases side-stage seats in the loge during the final few days leading up to a concert. I got 4th row on Alex's side of the stage when I saw Rush this past September for face value on the day of the show, and up until the day of the show, you couldn't get any tickets on Ticketmaster.
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Old 12-14-2012, 02:56 PM
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Old 12-15-2012, 08:18 AM
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New dates announced

Jun. 14 - Rosemont, IL (Allstate Arena)
Jun. 16 - Cleveland, OH (Quicken Loans Arena)
Jun. 18 - Montreal, QC (Bell Center)
Jun. 19 - Albany, NY (Times Union Center)
Jun. 21 - Mansfield, MA (Comcast Center)
Jun. 22 - Wantagh, NY (Jones Beach Theater)
Jun. 24 - Charlotte, NC (Time Warner Cable Arena)
Jun. 26 - Des Moines, IA (Wells Fargo Center)
Jun. 29 - Spokane, WA (Spokane Arena)
Jun. 30 - Portland, OR (Rose Garden)
Jul. 3 - Los Angeles, CA (Staples Center)
Jul. 5 - San Diego, CA (Viejas Arena)
Jul. 6 - Sacramento, CA (Sleep Train Arena)
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