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(most) American Football Webster Hall tickets on sale at noon, don’t buy on StubHub!

Yesterday (4/24), tickets for the American Football reunion show at NYC's Webster Hall (10/11) went on a BrooklynVegan presale, and as you may know they sold out insta...

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Kate Bush tickets being sold by scalpers for over £1000

Kate Bush's looooong-awaited return to the live stage happens with 22 London shows later this year. They went on sale today, and as you might expect for a legendary artist who hasn't played live in 35 years, they sold out instantly (less than 15 minutes, to be exact)...

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Arcade Fire remind people (who bought tickets from scalpers) to dress up

Arcade Fire posted the above picture with the message: "Brooklyn Friday and Saturday! Dress up and come party with us!"

Who exactly are they talking to though...

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MSG Sandy Benefit Scalpers In the News

"Shameless scalpers are making big bucks by marking up tickets to a star-studded benefit concert for victims of Hurricane Sandy.

Tickets for the "12-12-12 Concert for Sandy Relief" at Madison Square Garden -- with face values between $150 and $2,500 -- are being resold online for as much as $60,000...

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Jonathan Coulton & John Roderick released a Christmas LP, touring together (dates & streams)

Jonathan Coulton and past collaborator/tourmate John Roderick (of The Long Winters) released a Christmas album, One Christmas At A Time, together with ten original Christmas songs by the two musicians ("actually one of them is a Chanukah song, so OK, nine...

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Louis CK adds more NYC shows to fall tour, further explains his fight against scalpers

As you may have heard, tickets to Louis CK's upcoming tour -- including the October 24th - 28th dates at the New York City Center -- are being sold exclusively through his website, sidestepping big ticketing agencies to keep prices lower and stamp out scalping...

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NJ politician trying to pass the anti-scalper BOSS ACT again

"The new version of his bill targets two areas of the secondary ticket market. First, it makes it a crime to use computer programs that circumvent online security procedures to allow brokers to snap up the best seats before ordinary fans have a chance...

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Weeknd tickets in demand, though naked girl pictured in Cragislist sex ad is most likely not looking

"I think I want to cry and die all the weeknd tickets are sold out" - Tasama TAH-SA-MA

Weeknd tickets being scalped via Instagram...

Not since...

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How did scalpers manage to get so many Fiona Apple tickets?

I'm as alarmed as you are that there are currently over 150 alleged Fiona Apple tickets on Stubhub already (over 25% of what was sold today in the presale)...

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Antitrust Institute president says paperless tickets take away our right to scalp

In the Opinion Pages of the NY Times today, Albert A. Foer, "a lawyer formerly with the Federal Trade Commission is president of the American Antitrust Institute," writes that:AT this moment, all over the United States, consumers are buying tickets to games, concerts and other live events under the impression that they have the right to give away, donate or resell the tickets they purchase...

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