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#211 Post by Meebabi »

If you guys in the UK are used to paying much less for gigs, I can certainly understand the frustration.

Compared to prices I’m used to seeing, £250 was decent for maybe the first few rows. However, I did find that there were an awful lot of seats at that price point. Perhaps there could have been more seats in the lower price ranges. Just my opinion.
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#212 Post by Patrick Bateman »

tottenhammattspurs wrote: Fri 16 Feb 2024, 12:37 pm I know it’s a different demograph but as a comparison, a mate of mine has just got tickets for AC/DC at Wembley stadium and they weee coming in at £80-£120. There is simply no excuse for £250 tickets. Paul Heaton recently toured and tickets were no more than £40. It can be done. Artists now choose not to.

Kylie just been announced at Hyde Park for the summer. Literally the worst place possible for any kind of music show as the sight lines are awful, sound is quiet, and all the food and drink outlets are woefully understaffed. Be interning to see how much her tickets go for. Looks to me like the “pink pound” has more disposable income.
Paul Heaton is a socialist who famously leaves money behind the bar in local pubs near where he is touring.

Neil is a multi-millionaire Centrist Dad who thinks Jeremy Corbyn is a threat because of his revolutionary policies like free broadband. At this stage, PSB are Emerson Lake and Palmer with their £250 tickets in posh venues, waiting for punk to blow them away.

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#213 Post by CSL »

How much say do the artist has in ticket prices?
Venue hire for ROH would not be cheap, the add other costs and you still need to make a profit. Don't forgot how much have prices of everything increased since last ROH performance. Sadly this makes it unaffordable for many.

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#214 Post by marcus_tandy »

I do have a bit of insight. There was an option from the promoters of charging less but it would have obviously have made less profit. These five dates will take in 1.7 million worth of revenue. After venue hire, staging costs (that isn't as expensive as Inner Sanctum), marketing, band and production crew fees, promoter fees, mgt fees etc Neil and Chris should be left with a take home of approx 320k each.

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#215 Post by new_love »

Just checking - i’m 5’4 and a bit. In mosh pit - will I need to bring a ladder 🤷🏼‍♀️😂
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#216 Post by innerxsanctum »

Although the frustration is understandable since Europeans are used to cheaper tickets, what's the point of going on and on about it if some of you already bought tickets anyway? Honestly, it's so discouraging to log in and read a bunch of comments that seem more like haters than fans (and no, that doesn't mean you have to agree with everything the Boys do). But if you are so annoyed by the way they and their team are handling things, the door is right there.

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#217 Post by CSL »

marcus_tandy wrote: Fri 16 Feb 2024, 1:35 pm I do have a bit of insight. There was an option from the promoters of charging less but it would have obviously have made less profit. These five dates will take in 1.7 million worth of revenue. After venue hire, staging costs (that isn't as expensive as Inner Sanctum), marketing, band and production crew fees, promoter fees, mgt fees etc Neil and Chris should be left with a take home of approx 320k each.
Thanks, pretty much what I thought. Not that it makes it easier for people who are priced out of these tickets

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#218 Post by davenjulieuk »

PSB Just posted that all five nights now SOLD OUT!!!

Imagine if they played an EXACT same set list as the 2023 shows 😝
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#219 Post by PETHEAD72 »

herts101 wrote: Fri 16 Feb 2024, 10:11 am Got a mosh pit on Saturday!!!!!!!!!

So pleased.

I was in the queue for about 50 minutes with varying wait times posted. Got to the front and it just took me to the home page, but then searched for PSB, selected Saturday and I went straight through to seatmap. Lots of seats and standing available.

Hope everyone else is lucky too.


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I got through on the phone shortly after 10am and they had nothing in the pit for saturday or first and second row!,been a total nightmare for me since the pre-sale but yet so easy for other's!.lol!...a good friend did manage to get me a pit ticket for the friday night though!

Looking for a seat for the saturday night to make it a great weekend!
You got a heart of glass or a heart of stone?

Oi!...got far to go have you?!... :lol:

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#220 Post by tottenhammattspurs »

CSL wrote: Fri 16 Feb 2024, 2:11 pm
marcus_tandy wrote: Fri 16 Feb 2024, 1:35 pm I do have a bit of insight. There was an option from the promoters of charging less but it would have obviously have made less profit. These five dates will take in 1.7 million worth of revenue. After venue hire, staging costs (that isn't as expensive as Inner Sanctum), marketing, band and production crew fees, promoter fees, mgt fees etc Neil and Chris should be left with a take home of approx 320k each.
Thanks, pretty much what I thought. Not that it makes it easier for people who are priced out of these tickets
£61k for a nights work. Blimey. I mean I don't begrudge them it but still. Blimey!
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#221 Post by dbaseboy »

davenjulieuk wrote: Fri 16 Feb 2024, 2:23 pm PSB Just posted that all five nights now SOLD OUT!!!

Imagine if they played an EXACT same set list as the 2023 shows 😝
Just looked and 1 seat available on the Saturday. Everything else gone lol

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#222 Post by rashomon »

PETHEAD72 wrote: Fri 16 Feb 2024, 2:33 pm
herts101 wrote: Fri 16 Feb 2024, 10:11 am Got a mosh pit on Saturday!!!!!!!!!

So pleased.

I was in the queue for about 50 minutes with varying wait times posted. Got to the front and it just took me to the home page, but then searched for PSB, selected Saturday and I went straight through to seatmap. Lots of seats and standing available.

Hope everyone else is lucky too.


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I got through on the phone shortly after 10am and they had nothing in the pit for saturday or first and second row!,been a total nightmare for me since the pre-sale but yet so easy for other's!.lol!...a good friend did manage to get me a pit ticket for the friday night though!

Looking for a seat for the saturday night to make it a great weekend!
Just saw one available in the stalls
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#223 Post by PETHEAD72 »

rashomon wrote: Fri 16 Feb 2024, 2:59 pm
PETHEAD72 wrote: Fri 16 Feb 2024, 2:33 pm
herts101 wrote: Fri 16 Feb 2024, 10:11 am Got a mosh pit on Saturday!!!!!!!!!

So pleased.

I was in the queue for about 50 minutes with varying wait times posted. Got to the front and it just took me to the home page, but then searched for PSB, selected Saturday and I went straight through to seatmap. Lots of seats and standing available.

Hope everyone else is lucky too.


Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
I got through on the phone shortly after 10am and they had nothing in the pit for saturday or first and second row!,been a total nightmare for me since the pre-sale but yet so easy for other's!.lol!...a good friend did manage to get me a pit ticket for the friday night though!

Looking for a seat for the saturday night to make it a great weekend!
Just saw one available in the stalls
Thanks rash,looking for one high up for a different experience of the show,👍
You got a heart of glass or a heart of stone?

Oi!...got far to go have you?!... :lol:

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#224 Post by Gnomic »

PETHEAD72 wrote: Fri 16 Feb 2024, 3:18 pm
rashomon wrote: Fri 16 Feb 2024, 2:59 pm
PETHEAD72 wrote: Fri 16 Feb 2024, 2:33 pm

I got through on the phone shortly after 10am and they had nothing in the pit for saturday or first and second row!,been a total nightmare for me since the pre-sale but yet so easy for other's!.lol!...a good friend did manage to get me a pit ticket for the friday night though!

Looking for a seat for the saturday night to make it a great weekend!
Just saw one available in the stalls
Thanks rash,looking for one high up for a different experience of the show,👍
I will be returning a few tickets, as I ended up with more than I need. So there will be more tickets coming up.

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#225 Post by Disco. »

tottenhammattspurs wrote: Fri 16 Feb 2024, 2:37 pm
CSL wrote: Fri 16 Feb 2024, 2:11 pm
marcus_tandy wrote: Fri 16 Feb 2024, 1:35 pm I do have a bit of insight. There was an option from the promoters of charging less but it would have obviously have made less profit. These five dates will take in 1.7 million worth of revenue. After venue hire, staging costs (that isn't as expensive as Inner Sanctum), marketing, band and production crew fees, promoter fees, mgt fees etc Neil and Chris should be left with a take home of approx 320k each.
Thanks, pretty much what I thought. Not that it makes it easier for people who are priced out of these tickets
£61k for a nights work. Blimey. I mean I don't begrudge them it but still. Blimey!
And then they probably earn a pound or two on merchandise sales.

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