The Cure frontman Robert Smith took on Ticketmaster and he’s getting results
The Cure frontman Robert Smith took on Ticketmaster and he’s getting results.
The Cure frontman Robert Smith took on Ticketmaster and he’s getting results. The lead singer of the new wave band said Ticketmaster will be giving partial refunds after some ticket buyers for his band’s US tour were charged more in service fees than for the cost of their seats. Smith took to Twitter to explain that the lowest-priced seats will get a refund of $10 per ticket. Other ticket buyers will get a $5 refund. “After further conversation,” Smith Tweeted, “Tickemaster have agreed with us that many of the fees being charged are unduly high, and as a gesture of goodwill have offered $10 per ticket refund to all verified fan accounts and lowest ticket price (LTP) transactions.” Recently, Ticketmaster has been blasted for surge pricing to see artists like Bruce Springsteen and Taylor Swift. The Cure wanted to make their concerts accessible, charging $20 to verified fans..long string of all-caps Tweets.See latest videos, charts and news.March 16, 2023.
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The Cure’s Robert Smith ‘Sickened’ by ‘Ticketmaster Fees Debacle’ for Upcoming North American TourThe living hell of concert ticket-buying loomed into the foreground again this week, but this time it was not millions clamoring for a limited number of Taylor Swift or Bruce Springsteen tickets bu… Something needs to be done about all this Someone I know paid $400 plus fees this week for a concert! Die-hard friends have been unable to get tickets and are absolutely crushed. How has this service has not improved (been disrupted) is interesting and upsetting for concert/event lovers. 😕
The Cure’s Robert Smith Negotiates Refunds From Ticketmaster on ‘Unduly High’ Fees“Ticketmaster have agreed with us that many of the fees being charged are unduly high,” writes Robert Smith TM has been fleecing concert goers for a very long time and its out of control.. When the fees are more than the tickets🤬 Ticketmaster saying ‘Oops, our bad’ and giving some money back doesn’t resolve the root of the issue, which is their monopoly over the industry. I still believe the entire company including Live Nation should be broken up.
The Cure frontman Robert Smith ‘sickened’ over Ticketmaster feesSmith’s outrage forced Ticketmaster to issue partial refunds. Of course it’s the “fees” that bother him, not the actual exorbitant price of the ticket. The Artist deserves the proceeds for HIS Work. Touring is The ONLY way Artist’s make Money these days!!!! Ticket Brokers have become more and more Greedy and Brazen demanding more of a cut. Shame on Ticket Broker’s That old hairdo doesn’t work anymore
Robert Smith of The Cure convinces Ticketmaster to give partial refunds, lower feesThe announcement came a day after Smith shared his frustrations with Ticketmaster, saying he was ‘as sickened as you all are’ by the company’s fees. this is good and cool and also robert smith is neat because he looks like if tim burton was the joker and now how about the shows that sold out seemingly before they went on sale? What passes first: gun reform laws, an end to changing the clock or something on concert tickets? I see what you did there
The Cure frontman Robert Smith says he’s ‘sickened’ by Ticketmaster feesTicketmaster is again arousing the ire of concertgoers after fans of the popular ’80s British band The Cure complained on social media about having to pay processing fees that exceeded the face value of the tickets. I honestly don’t know how Ticketmaster and other companies can get away with charging exorbitant handling fees for tix you have to print yourself. You don’t even get a normal one to keep as a memento like in the past. Lawyer up. 😮😮
The Cure’s Robert Smith ‘sickened’ over Ticketmaster fees | CNNThe Cure began selling tickets through Ticketmaster’s Verified Fan sale on Wednesday — but fees that were added by Ticketmaster, in certain cases, totaled more than the cost of the actual seats, angering fans. This did not happen to me. ‘Began selling tickets through Ticketmaster’ is where The Cure fucked up. I awls yes Montreal instead of Toronto and now I can’t get tickets lol