Bruce Springsteen’s manager defends fair-priced tickets

Concert tickets for American singer-songwriter Bruce Springsteen recently went on sale, and fans were horrified at how much they cost.

Now his manager is hitting back by insisting tickets are “fairly priced”.

Springsteen is probably best known for his album Born in the USA which was released in 1984.

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He has millions of fans around the world, some of whom are very angry right now…

On his last tour in 2016, prices for floor seats were only $164.

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But over the years, ticket prices have risen.

According to daily mail“platinum tickets” have fluctuated in price as they are reportedly in demand…

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Tickets can be found anywhere in the arena., however, rising sales means resellers can get them.

Fans were quick to criticize Springsteen and claimed ticket prices were “robbing in broad daylight”.

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“From $4,000 to $5,000 to see the Bruce Springsteen robbery in daylight. It’s not that I’m crazy about his music, but it’s fucked up, just retire,” said one irate fan.

While another scolded Ticketmaster for ridiculous prices…

“Death, taxes and fans resent Ticketmaster for extorting tickets.

“Sorry @springsteen, but for a guy who has always defended the working man, these prices are a joke,” the furious fan added.

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It’s safe to say that fans are unimpressed.

The other one has reportedly created a GoFundMe page trying to get tickets for him and his wife.

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And that is not all…

A spokesperson for Ticketmaster reported that “88.2% of the tickets were sold at the set prices.”

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“Prices for arena shows ranged from $59.50 to $399 excluding service fees, and the average ticket price was $202.

The average price of all tickets sold was $262, and only 1.3% of the show’s total tickets were sold for more than $1,000.”

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They then proceeded to defend their decision…

“Prices and formats meet industry standards for top performers.”

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They added that “56 percent were sold for less than $200” and the remaining “11 percent were sold for “$150 to $200.”

But the fans’ complaints were heard Only one of the members of Springsteen’s band…

Stephen Van Zandt.

Band member Steven Van Zandt is the only one to publicly respond to the complaints.

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“I have nothing to do with ticket prices. Nothing. Nada. Nyante. Bubkis,” he tweeted.

Shortly after a New Jersey newspaper criticized Springsteen…

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“Springsteen, an artist who defined his career by singing about the working class and disenfranchised Americans, forgot about his fans,” they said.

The New Jersey born and raised star last week released tickets for her 2023 US concert, priced between $4,000 and $5,000.

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Which is pretty shocking.

Now his manager has hit back.

He believes that the tickets were priced fairly.

Jon Landau, manager of Springsteen, defended their choice.

He insists that tickets are a “fair price” given what you’re buying.

“When calculating tickets for this tour, we closely followed what our colleagues were doing,” Landau said. New York Times.

“We chose prices lower than some and on par with others.”

Places that are reportedly worth thousands.

“Our actual average ticket price was around $200,” the manager explained.

He added: “I think it’s a fair price in today’s climate to see someone who everyone considers one of the greatest artists of his generation.”

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What do you think of his comments?

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