Posted in industry | music on November 11, 2009

Keith Urban

"When country music superstar Keith Urban announced his latest project -- a charity benefit to raise money for the Country Music Hall of Fame -- Nashville's music community was quick to sing his praises.

"To have someone of Keith's stature step up and do this today -- and who all he's bringing to play in October -- is overwhelming to us," Vince Gill told reporters at the time

The benefit -- "We're All for the Hall," as it was known -- was advertised as "all tickets just $25."

But even before tickets went on sale to the general public, they showed up on scalping web sites like Ticketmaster's TicketsNow -- listed, in some cases, for hundreds of dollars each.

"When you have a highly desirable product with incredible demand, all kinds of shenanigans go on," said music industry analyst Bob Lefsetz, who writes The Lefsetz Letter blog." [NewsChannel5]

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Comments (6)

Lefsetz is not an analyst. He rants. He does not check facts. He should be described as a music industry observer. A commenter. The observation he made here is pure genius, however. He must have majored in economics.

Posted by Anonymous | November 11, 2009 12:30 PM

Lefsetz was (is still?) a lawyer i think...

Posted by reheatedspaghetti | November 11, 2009 1:03 PM

Keith Urban is playing at MHOW next week. Also, great thing about this post is that there's a CMA Awards banner on the screen, too. Did BV move to Arkansas?

Posted by Anonymous | November 11, 2009 1:18 PM

He was a lawyer. Now he lives off his lady's money and speaking gigs. He must have a great cock.

Posted by Anonymous | November 11, 2009 3:12 PM

Sad shit pop fake country.

Posted by Anonymous | November 12, 2009 1:28 AM

Keith Urban needs to come to the Kentucky Expo Center in Pike-ville...

REALLY BADDD

I LOVE KEITH URBAN

Posted by shayn cavins | May 10, 2011 7:35 PM

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