"Don't worry about me getting worked up...it hasn't happened yet and most likely won't, but you'll know it when it happens.
And I haven't missed the point...my point is that your point is irrelevant and whiny. Concert…"
"Then you don't see the forest for the trees.
Here's an example for you:
Situation #1: Band sets ticket prices at $25. Scalpers buy up most and sell for $100
Situation #2: Band sets ticket prices at $50. Scalpers buy up most and sell…"
"The point is, less money is being made on CD's. Whether it's "enough" money or not is not the point, but they're (the record companies) going to recoup those funds elsewhere and concert tickets is where that currently is,…"
"If you know your limitations, then why are you bellyaching? I used to be in the same boat as you, living in Iowa, where I saw 4 shows of this caliber in 6 years. I live an hour from Chicago now, have more money, and have seen at least that many…"
"Also, you can save money by not checking your coat, and by not buying overpriced venue concessions. I don't know if the NY tickets are more but the Chicago tickets were $56 and change each after fees, if you have them mailed or held for will…"
"That's my point - they're NOT charging what the biggest bands in the world charge, they're charging less. But I challenge you to find a popular major label act charging significantly less than this.
I wish they were cheaper too, and…"
"I'm not sure what, if any, concerts you've attended in the past 5 years, but these tickets are actually on the low end of average for well established, major bands. Your Pearl Jams and Dave Matthews types are more like $75 face, U2 and…"